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California’s oldest charter school hopes to develop students’ social-emotional skills

California’s oldest charter school hopes to develop students’ social-emotional skills

Rachel McCrea, Staff Writer

April 9, 2019

In most elementary and middle schools, academic skills are the biggest focus for teachers and children. Multiplication problems, flash cards, and learning cursive are some of the quintessential aspects of traditional grade-school education. However, high on a hill behind the Tierra Linda Middle School ca...

CDC promotes flu shot to prevent outbreak

CDC promotes flu shot to prevent outbreak

Jordan Hanlon, Editor-in-Chief of The Highlander

October 8, 2016

With flu season just around the corner, doctors recommend getting the flu vaccination as soon as possible. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), only 46 percent of Americans got a flu shot last year. Their goal is to increase that percentage in order to prevent ...

Carlmont leadership hopes for a successful clothes drive

Carlmont leadership hopes for a successful clothes drive

Sarah Boro, Highlander Editor

January 22, 2014

Although many are unfamiliar with Carlmont’s new leadership class, the student body should however be familiar with an event that the class is working so hard to put on.  This new and hopefully successful volunteering opportunity is the clothes drive. Anytime during the week of Jan. 27 to Jan. 3...

Improv team: Hopes to have support from audience

Improv team: Hopes to have support from audience

Jocelyn Moran, Social Media Team

October 3, 2013

Members of the improv team at Carlmont High School are preparing for their upcoming performance, which will consist of set games, and an audience who will be providing ideas. Improv is a form of live theatre in which the plot, characters, and dialogue of a game, scene, or story are made up in the...

Warriors out of playoffs, hopes high for next season

Warriors out of playoffs, hopes high for next season

May 19, 2013

This season, the Golden State Warriors had many obstacles to overcome, yet they still managed to earn a playoff berth for only the second time in 19 years. Coming as the underdogs, Stephen Curry's pressure shooting led the Warriors upset over the Denver Nuggets, ending the series 4-2. The Warriors then faced ...

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