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Seniors gear up for college day

Seniors gear up for college day

Alyn Seymour, Staff Writer
May 25, 2017
Filed under Campus

As acceptance letters roll in, students begin to share what schools they will be attending in the fall. For Carlmont seniors, one of the most highly anticipated spirit days is college gear day. On May 22, ASB held college gear day to kick off the final spirit week of the year. Although this...

Career Center helps students prepare for the future

Career Center helps students prepare for the future

Sophie Lynd, Staff Writer
April 26, 2017
Filed under Campus, Campus Thoughts

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...

Study where your heart is

Study where your heart is

Armon Mahdavi, Staff Writer
March 21, 2017
Filed under Opinion

“The only benefit of a literature degree is that you will be able to write a great suicide note.” This is what a fellow student said to me after I told him what I planned on studying in college.  I was not fazed by his reply. I am very much used to this sort of rhetoric towards liberal arts degr...

Studying abroad immerses students in new cultures

Studying abroad immerses students in new cultures

Sean Vanderaa, Staff Writer
February 8, 2017
Filed under Features

For many high school students, the decision of where to go to college is hard, as there are many different options. One of the most difficult is whether or not to study abroad, in a culture and language different from your own. Studying abroad pulls the student away from their families, and they a...

The college craze: Dealing with acceptances and rejections

The college craze: Dealing with acceptances and rejections

Elena Mateus, ScotCenter Editor-in-Chief
March 14, 2016
Filed under ScotCenter

As college admission results begin to come out, many students are filled with joy and others with disappointment. Elena Mateus covers different perspectives on the highly talked about topic on Carlmont's campus.

Middle College provides a high school alternative

Middle College provides a high school alternative

Sophie Penn, Staff Writer
March 10, 2016
Filed under Features

Social media and entertainment continue to portray high school as four years of varsity jackets, school rallies, and cliques. However, Middle College provides a contrast to what has come to be seen as the stereotypical high school. Middle College is an alternative to high school for students who feel t...

High school relationships can stand the test of time

High school relationships can stand the test of time

Alexandra Stein, Staff Writer
February 11, 2016
Filed under Features

The year was 1977 when Jackie Perkins first laid eyes on Robbie Chang. While hanging around the courtyard of Ralston Middle School, on what was just another day, their eyes first met. Little did they know, they would be spending the rest of their lives together. Their romantic relationship, which began the...

College is hitting students harder, earlier

College is hitting students harder, earlier

Mona Murhamer, Staff Writer
February 3, 2016
Filed under Campus, Features, Top News

It’s three in the morning.  Sophomore Jade Sebti wakes with a start.  She rubs her bleary eyes to find her bed covered in chemistry notes and flashcards.   She panics, worrying about how much she has left to study and how she’s going to do on her test tomorrow. She’s not the only one....

Ten ways to pick the perfect college

Ten ways to pick the perfect college

Danielle Hamer, Staff Writer
April 3, 2015
Filed under Top News

For seniors, college decision time is just around the corner. Juniors are planning college visits during spring break. All around the world, high schoolers have college on the mind. Some may wonder how to pick the right school amidst tens of thousands of options. With many factors to consider,...

Focusing on yourself during the college admissions process

Focusing on yourself during the college admissions process

Arianna Bayangos, News Editor
March 16, 2015
Filed under Opinion

As college admissions decisions are being released throughout the month, along with that comes the same questions and conversations. It is inevitable of course; all the seniors who applied to four year universities have been waiting for a letter in the mail or an admissions decision on college portals...

Post-college applications: what happens next?

Post-college applications: what happens next?

Alyssa Espiritu, Staff Writer
March 16, 2015
Filed under Features, High school reflections

Stress, anxiety, tension, the fear of the unknown. All of these are emotions are stereotypically  associated with second semester seniors in relation to college admissions. However, those aren’t the only emotions a second semester senior can encounter. Through a series of interviews with the...

Medina plans to pursue a college education a year early

Medina plans to pursue a college education a year early

Connie Yi, Staff Writer
February 19, 2015
Filed under Bios, Campus, Student Bios

While some students wait four years to get acceptance letters from colleges, there are some who get accepted a year early. Junior Rebecca Medina is one of the few students in Carlmont High School committed to graduating high school a year early. "I want to get out in the world more and experience...

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