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Boat project has Carlmont students racing to the finish line

Boat project has Carlmont students racing to the finish line

Katie Blondino, Staff Writer

March 21, 2019

This year’s geometry classes competed against one another in the second annual boat race. The geometry teachers asked their students to create boats made only of cardboard, duct tape, and plastic bags that would be able to float across the pool and back while carrying a student. The project was...

The Snowman Project aims to help families in need celebrate the holidays

The Snowman Project aims to help families in need celebrate the holidays

Natalie Doud, Staff Writer

December 10, 2018

From Dec. 10 to Dec. 14, students can use their holiday spending money to give extra support to less fortunate families in the community during the holiday season. The Snowman Project is an annual fundraiser held during the holiday season, and this year the project will become school-wide. The dona...

Excitement sets sail with boating project

Excitement sets sail with boating project

Victoria Valle Remond, Staff Writer

April 5, 2018

Victoria Valle Remond reports on Ramtin Aidi's geometry class and their 2018 boating project.

Boat project sets sail on Carlmont waters

Boat project sets sail on Carlmont waters

Sam Hanlon, Staff Writer

March 30, 2018

Ramtin Aidi's geometry classes started their morning off with a splash. On Thursday, March 29, Aidi's first, second, and fifth-period geometry classes met at the swimming pool at the start first period to show off the boats they made for their projects. The project required using the concepts that...

San Carlos promotes public art project

San Carlos promotes public art project

Emma Romanowsky, Staff Writer

February 15, 2018

Calling all artists: The City of San Carlos is enlisting an artist to repaint a utility box as part of the Utility Box Mural Project. The Utility Box Mural Project is an ongoing effort in San Carlos to deter graffiti, which began in 2016. Various artists have painted murals on utility boxes ar...

Environmental Club proposes community garden

Environmental Club proposes community garden

Lucy Perrone, Staff Writer

May 9, 2017

Spring has come, and along with it, a new garden project at Carlmont. In hopes to beautify the campus, Environmental Club has taken over a community garden. Located between upper and lower D-hall, the abandoned planter boxes will soon house a variety of plants. Risako Nozaki, a junior and club me...

Belmont takes final steps towards affordable housing project

Belmont takes final steps towards affordable housing project

Alexander Derhacobian, Staff Writer

April 5, 2017

The Bay Area’s real estate bubble has led to a tremendous increase in housing costs and has affected countless residents. To help cure this crisis, the Belmont City Council has recently approved the construction of affordable housing units that have the potential of lowering housing costs for some...

Caltrain electrification funding powers out

Caltrain electrification funding powers out

Justin Som, Staff Writer

February 21, 2017

Modernized trains, increased efficiency, and shorter travel times are the prospects of Caltrain's electrification project in March 2017. According to Caltrain, this project will bring 9,600 jobs for workers across the United States. But without the federal funding it needs, this dream will derail...

Project Happiness comes to a close

Project Happiness comes to a close

Alyssa Fagel, Highlander Editor

March 27, 2014

In the first week of March, Carlmont Associative Student Body (ASB) welcomed a new program called Project Happiness to the school. ASB representative Cailin Cumming said, “The purpose of Project Happiness is to create an encouraging environment for Carlmont. We [ASB] just want to do something nice...

Emotions run high in The Laramie Project

Emotions run high in The Laramie Project

November 23, 2013

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‘The Laramie Project,’ a message to young adults

‘The Laramie Project,’ a message to young adults

Jocelyn Moran, Social Media Team

September 20, 2013

Carlmont students are currently working on one of the most performed plays in America, "The Laramie Project," which will be performed Nov. 14, 15, and 16 in the Studio Theater. "The Laramie Project" is a play by Moises Kaufman in response to the reaction of the 1998 murder of young gay college student...

Thom Yorke side project Atoms for Peace releases debut LP

Thom Yorke side project Atoms for Peace releases debut LP

February 27, 2013

To label Atoms for Peace as a Thom Yorke side project may be slightly misleading. While the Radiohead frontman is undoubtedly the heart of the group, which consists of Yorke, Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea, Radiohead producer Nigel Godrich, Joey Waronker of Beck, and R.E.M, and renowned Brazilian...

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