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Nationwide Women’s Marches surpass expectations

Nationwide Women’s Marches surpass expectations

Mona Murhamer, Staff Writer
January 24
Filed under News

Donald Trump is the 45th U.S. president, and women across the country are "grabbing" back. On Saturday, Jan. 21,  an estimated 2.6 million people took part in 673 marches in all 50 states and 32 countries. The largest march took place in the District of Columbia with an estimated half a million...

Carlmont confronts parental expectations

Carlmont confronts parental expectations

Chesirae Barbano, Staff Writer
March 22
Filed under Campus, Top News

Students are all too familiar with the expectations of the future, whether that pressure is put on by themselves or by parents. Julie Lythcott-Haims visited Carlmont on March 21 to address the expectations of parents and the effects of that pressure. As former Dean of Freshmen at Stanford Unive...

Unrealistic expectations make for a heartbreaking reality

Unrealistic expectations make for a heartbreaking reality

Megan Tao, Highlander Editor/Columnist
May 1
Filed under Opinion, Stabs at Society

A heartfelt but cheesy scene from a Nicholas Sparks movie is posted on social media with the caption "relationship goals." We try too hard to live up to expectations we see in movies and read about in books without realizing that they're fiction. Movies and books try to convey that their main...

Cavaliers fall short of expectations

Cavaliers fall short of expectations

Bijan Khalili, Staff Writer
January 9
Filed under Sports Talk

Coming into this 2014-2015 National Basketball Association (NBA) season, the Cleveland Cavaliers (Cavs) were the team to beat. With a couple postseason moves, such as acquiring all-star Kevin Love and the return of super-star "King" LeBron James, all alongside young all-star point guard Kyrie Irving, the ch...

Drumline works to fulfill expectations

Drumline works to fulfill expectations

Kimiko Okumura, Staff Writer
September 19
Filed under Activity Bios

At every Carlmont assembly or football game, students walk in excited to see Drumline ready to entertain the audience with their choreography and upbeat music. During the start  of the 2014-2015 school year, Drumline underwent two major changes. Despite these changes, the group works to fulfill...

Adjusting to class officer expectations

Adjusting to class officer expectations

Mateen Nozzari, Staff Writer
April 30
Filed under Campus

The officers of each class change annually after Associated Student Body (ASB) elections take place in February. “It’s exciting to have an opportunity such as Senior Class Vice President, but I understand it will take a lot of dedication and responsibility,” said junior Omid Afshar. The officer-elects for the year of 2015 are in for “one heck of a ride...

Lady Scots CCS expectations

Lady Scots CCS expectations

November 5
Filed under Sports

The Carlmont Girls Tennis team plans on playing their hardest and winning the Central Coast Section (CCS) tournament. The matches begin on Nov. 5, when six Lady Scots played matches at Burlingame High School and San Mateo High School. Cory Sidel and Mar Burgueno both had a bye in the first round...

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