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College is expensive, but it doesn’t have to be

College is expensive, but it doesn’t have to be

Ellyse Holland, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019

The price people pay for a degree is equal to the price of purchasing a small home in Sacramento, California. But there are ways to decrease the amounts people pay for your education. The amount of money that families spend on a college education is often more than they can afford. This requires ...

First responders face the stress of saving lives

First responders face the stress of saving lives

Mariela Ramirez, Staff Writer

February 17, 2019

Imagine trudging through debris from a wildfire. Your job is to pick up what the fire hasn’t already destroyed. Houses are reduced to rubble and there isn’t a living thing in sight. The environment you’re in is stressful. Luckily, you’ve had the training to handle these types of drastic situatio...

Saving the Music: A Documentary

Saving the Music: A Documentary

Victoria Valle Remond, Staff Writer

October 22, 2018

Save the Music is an annual fundraiser/festival held in the city of Belmont and organized by SchoolForce. Learn how it came to be, experience the operation of the day itself, and learn what it means for the local K-12 schools.

Donating blood paves the way for saving lives

Donating blood paves the way for saving lives

Amy Fullerton, Staff Writer

March 10, 2017

It’s that time of the year again when blood starts being collected by the pint. This year’s blood drive, organized by the Do Something Commission and Red Cross Club, is an event dedicated to saving lives. Students who participate skip part of their school day to give about a pint of their own...

California considers ending daylight saving time

California considers ending daylight saving time

James Bennet, Staff Writer

March 8, 2017

As daylight saving time approaches this year, Assembly Bill 807, which was introduced to the California State Legislature in February 2017, aims to end daylight saving time for California. On March 12, Californians will turn their clocks forward one hour to begin the practice of daylight saving time. In 19...

Saving lives one drop of blood at a time

Saving lives one drop of blood at a time

Karissa Tom, Highlander Editor

February 21, 2013

According to the Blood Centers of the Pacific website, just one pint of blood can save up to three peoples' lives. Carlmont students and teachers did some life saving by giving their blood to help those in need at the blood drive. A total of 67 students and teachers signed up to donate blood. The...

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