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Charter Learning Center relocates campus

Charter Learning Center relocates campus

Molly Donaldson, Staff Writer

May 7, 2018


Filed under News

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...

Educational experience determines political beliefs

Educational experience determines political beliefs

Emma Romanowsky, Staff Writer

February 13, 2018


Filed under Features

The United States of America is rarely united. For much of America’s history, its political climate has been divided. And, according to Pew Research Center, the political gap in the United States is widening.   Environmental factors play a key role in shaping the beliefs that pull Americans ap...

Teachers advocate for test retakes

Teachers advocate for test retakes

Jordan Greene, Staff Writer

November 10, 2016


Filed under Campus

Students don't want to see themselves fail.  After receiving a poor grade on a test, many students store the paper away and never look back at it. However, in many cases, one test grade does not truly reflect a student's knowledge and understanding of a concept. Physics teacher Veronica Heintz is a strong believer in a growth mindset and has a...

Construction creates substandard learning environments

Construction creates substandard learning environments

Connor Lin, Staff Writer

October 6, 2016


Filed under Campus, Top News

As students diligently work inside classrooms located in T-hall and U-hall, construction of the new S-wing rages on outside. This construction provides various distractions and obstacles for many students and teachers at Carlmont. Though some people have become accustomed to the extremity of the ...

Learning about the Civil Rights Movement from the Civil Rights Movement

Learning about the Civil Rights Movement from the Civil Rights Movement

Dominic Gialdini, Highlander Features Editor

September 9, 2014


Filed under Activity Bios

There is not a more direct and personal way of learning about history than experiencing it through the people who made it at the locations where it occurred. Carlmont students have the opportunity to do this very thing by participating in Sojourn to the Past, which takes students on a seven day journey...

Learning how to save lives

Learning how to save lives

April 23, 2014


Filed under Campus

A life or death situation can occur at any time. With this in mind, administrators implemented the cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training program into the freshman physical education classes. The class starts off with an instructional video showing how to perform CPR and how to use an automated external defibrillator (AED). T...

Deep Learning improves Netflix recs

Deep Learning improves Netflix recs

Aria Frangos, Staff Writer

February 19, 2014


Filed under A&E

Netflix is currently working to improve the quality of their system’s movie recommendations with technology that will mimic the functions of a human brain. This technology is called Deep Learning. It simulates the neural networks of the human brain in order to analyze and understand connections betw...

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