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AVID students prepare for finals

AVID students prepare for finals

Nihal Karim, Staff Writer

December 13, 2018


Filed under Campus

The clock is ticking, and the first day of finals is getting closer and closer. On Monday, Dec. 17, the first day of finals will officially begin. Finals will end on Thursday, Dec. 20. As finals approach, Advancement via Individual Determination (AVID) students can use AVID study nights as a reso...

Therapy dogs entertain students one wag at a time

Therapy dogs entertain students one wag at a time

Talia Schreiber, Staff Writer

December 8, 2018


Filed under Campus

With final exams looming, lunchtime on Dec. 7 was a great opportunity to help students relax and destress. Four therapy dogs from the Pet Assisted Therapy Program convened in the Carlmont quad for students to interact with. With finals just around the corner, the goal of the event was to provide stud...

Seniors finish last week of high school

Seniors finish last week of high school

Skylar Weiss, Staff Writer

June 6, 2018


Filed under Campus

As the school year comes to a close, seniors are finishing their last week of high school. For some, this last week is sad and nostalgic; for others, it is the light at the end of the tunnel. And for many, it is a mix. Currently, about 525 students in the senior class; according to Jim Kelly, the...

The journey behind Carlmont’s track team taking on CCS trials to CCS finals

The journey behind Carlmont’s track team taking on CCS trials to CCS finals

Samantha Dahlberg, Staff Writer

May 31, 2018


Filed under Sports

Sprints. Distance. Long jump. High jump. Shot put. Discus. All of these events were held at the CIF/CCS trials on Saturday, May 19 at Gilroy High School in Gilroy, California. Going into the semi-finals, Carlmont had a few team members participating at this event. Sadly, not everyone qualifi...

Students take new approaches to final exams

Students take new approaches to final exams

Daniel Friis, Staff Writer

December 17, 2017


Filed under Campus

The month of December is supposed to be filled with cheerfulness and unforgettable memories, however, for most high school students, it's the opposite. When the time comes around, the thought of the holidays is in the back of most students' minds as they prepare to take finals. Finals are a way for teachers to test students on the curriculum of the entire semeste...

ASB creates holiday cheer as finals week arrives

ASB creates holiday cheer as finals week arrives

Sadie Lyman, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017


Filed under Campus

As the holidays begin to approach, ASB has plans for many activities for all students to participate in. As the holiday season neared in the past, ASB created various activities to engage various students, including cookies in the quad, pictures with Santa, holiday grams, and toy drives to help the community. Many of the traditional activities will be returni...

Freshmen tackle finals

Freshmen tackle finals

Jordan Greene, Staff Writer

December 3, 2016


Filed under Campus

The flashcards are ready and the study guides are out. With Thanksgiving in the past, talk of finals has spread throughout Carlmont. Carlmont finals week is Dec. 16 to Dec. 21. As students rush to boost their grades before the end of the semester, teachers hurry to finish instructing their material. While...

ScotCenter: Finals From a Teacher’s Perspective – Bijan Khalili

ScotCenter: Finals From a Teacher’s Perspective – Bijan Khalili

Bijan Khalili

December 11, 2015


Filed under Campus, ScotCenter

Bijan Khalili explores how finals season is for teachers.

ScotCenter: Therapy Dogs Visit During Dead Week – Elena Mateus

ScotCenter: Therapy Dogs Visit During Dead Week – Elena Mateus

Elena Mateus, ScotCenter Editor-in-Chief

December 11, 2015


Filed under ScotCenter

On Dec. 10 at lunch, SPCA service dogs were brought to Carlmont's Quad for students to interact with to relieve stress before finals. Elena Mateus reports the story.

Volleyball goes to CCS Finals for the first time in ten years

Volleyball goes to CCS Finals for the first time in ten years

Izzy Mitchell, Staff Writer

November 19, 2015


Filed under Sports, Top News

One small step for  a high school athlete. One giant leap for Carlmont volleyball. The number one seed Los Altos Eagles were defeated by fifth seed Carlmont Scots on Wednesday Nov. 18 at the Central Coast Section (CCS). At Piedmont High School, San Jose, the gym was missing the Screamin' Scots....

Drumline vows to take the Carlmont Cup finals by storm

Drumline vows to take the Carlmont Cup finals by storm

Ivy Nguyen, Staff Writer

October 4, 2015


Filed under Campus, Multimedia

As the rain continuously fell on everyone, Drumline and Mock Trial went head to head in a competitive round of Carlmont Cup. However, the round began with some trouble for Mock Trial. "There was a little dispute at the beginning about whether Sam [Levy] could play because he was not at our first...

Finals make or break your grade

Highlander Staff

January 10, 2015


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

After a long semester of hard work, everything comes down to taking a dreaded final. As a standard, most finals are worth somewhere from 10-20 percent of a total grade. A 20 percent final has multiple effects on students, for some it can be a miracle worker, and for others a grade wrecker. The...

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