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Opinion: Chase Center is chasing away loyal Warriors fans

Opinion: Chase Center is chasing away loyal Warriors fans

Lizzy Hall, Staff Writer

April 25, 2019

19,595 seats, 47 seasons, four NBA Championships: one arena. Since 1971, the Golden State Warriors have been playing at Oracle Arena. This venue is located in Oakland, a city often referred to as the Town, which is 8 miles away from San Francisco. For decades, the Warriors have used these locker...

San Carlos Youth Center spreads joy at their monthly dance

San Carlos Youth Center spreads joy at their monthly dance

Camran Hitchcock, Staff Writer

April 22, 2019

On April 19, local middle school students gathered at the San Carlos Youth Center, where a fun-filled night of dancing, socializing, and eating awaited them. Every month, the San Carlos Youth Center hosts a dance catered to the students of the San Carlos middle schools such as Tierra Linda and Central...

San Francisco Transbay Transit Center undergoes temporary closing

San Francisco Transbay Transit Center undergoes temporary closing

Mariela Ramirez, Staff Writer

October 12, 2018

The closing of San Francisco’s new Transbay Transit Center is revealing more complications than meets the eye. The $2 billion center opened to the public on Aug. 11, 2018, but was unexpectedly closed due to the discovery of two cracked beams. The goal of the Transit Center is to replace the old,...

Charter Learning Center relocates campus

Charter Learning Center relocates campus

Molly Donaldson, Staff Writer

May 7, 2018

After 23 years of sharing a campus with Tierra Linda Middle School (TL), Charter Learning Center (CLC) will have its own campus. Charter is relocating due to the recent addition of Mariposa Upper Elementary School to the school grounds. It will move into newly constructed buildings, and Tierra Lin...

The San Mateo County Pride Center prepares for Queer Prom

The San Mateo County Pride Center prepares for Queer Prom

Nihal Karim, Staff Writer

March 28, 2018

As prom season arrives at schools, so does the excitement for promposals and dates. However, this also means that some students might feel left out or uncomfortable with being themselves in their school environment if they don't relate with traditional prom-goers. The San Mateo County Pride Cent...

‘The Wedding Singer’ is a hit success

‘The Wedding Singer’ is a hit success

Charlie McBrian, Staff Writer

February 11, 2018

After months of hard work and preparation, "The Wedding Singer" has finally arrived at the Carlmont Performing Arts Center (PAC). This is the fourth Carlmont musical directed by Stephanie Maysonave. "This year I wanted to give the kids more contemporary material. Our last play, 'Anything Goes,'...

Career Center helps students prepare for the future

Career Center helps students prepare for the future

Sophie Lynd, Highlander Editor-in-Chief

April 26, 2017

Many teenagers experience more freedom from parents and authority figures as they navigate high school. However, these freedoms often come with more responsibility, such as getting a job. Luckily for Carlmont students, mobile apps teacher Kristine Govani posts job flyers and work permits on a bulletin...

Peninsula Youth Orchestra performs in the Performing Arts Center

Peninsula Youth Orchestra performs in the Performing Arts Center

Sophie Lynd, Highlander Editor-in-Chief

March 6, 2017

Over 300 students participate in Carlmont’s instrumental music program. About 200 of those students take their musical talents outside of Carlmont to the Peninsula Youth Orchestra. On March 3 and 4, the Peninsula Youth Orchestra (PYO) performed at Carlmont. PYO is a group of four orchestras with...

Bomb threat frightens local Jewish community center

Bomb threat frightens local Jewish community center

Jordan Greene, Staff Writer

February 28, 2017

Anti-Semitism is on the rise. Since the beginning of the year, over 100 Jewish community centers in 27 states have received bomb threats. The largest waves of calls took place on Jan. 18, Jan. 31, and Feb. 20. This situation hit home for many students at Carlmont when a threat was received at a local Je...

Zero period tutoring center provides new opportunities for students

Zero period tutoring center provides new opportunities for students

Connor Lin, Staff Writer

October 18, 2016

With the new late start schedule, many Carlmont students have the opportunity to get extra sleep, eat a bigger breakfast, and take their time in the morning. The new schedule also enables students to receive academic support before class. On Oct. 17, the new tutoring center opened in G-wing and is o...

Two fires hit Shoreway Environmental Center

Two fires hit Shoreway Environmental Center

Sarah Tocatlian, Staff Writer

September 13, 2016

On Wednesday, Sept. 7, a fire swept through the San Carlos Shoreway Environmental Center. Just four days later, on Sunday, Sept. 11, a second fire hit the facility. The first fire was reported at 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday. It started at the center's residential street but was contained by the facil...

World Trade Center re-opens

World Trade Center re-opens

Lauren Tierney, Staff Writer

November 3, 2014

The re-opening of New York's "One World Trade Center" for business after more than 13 years since 9/11 represents the strength and agility throughout the United States. According to BBC news, Dave Checketts, the CEO of Legends said, “It’s a brute fact. We did come back,” Checketts said looking...

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