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‘The Last Jedi’ changes the ‘Star Wars’ world forever

‘The Last Jedi’ changes the ‘Star Wars’ world forever

Jordan Hanlon, Highlander Editor-in-Chief

December 19, 2017


Filed under Reviews

This article contains spoilers from 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi.' Friendly reminder: it is now canon that Luke walked in on Rey and Kylo holding hands and had the biggest dad freakout in history. But, no. Luke is not Rey's father. 'The Last Jedi,' which is Episode Eight in the "Star Wars" franc...

The Carlmont Technical Theatre Association is also the star of the show

The Carlmont Technical Theatre Association is also the star of the show

Lila Schulman, Staff Writer

January 30, 2015


Filed under Campus

The lights hit center stage, but who’s the real star of the show? Concealed in the shadows of the stage are the people who make all of Carlmont’s plays possible. These students do everything from production to building sets to doing janitorial work. These students work hard, but it’s worth...

A new kind of track star

A new kind of track star

Tara Shahrvini, Staff Writer

April 6, 2014


Filed under Campus, Student Bios

An aspiring fashion designer and enthusiastic track runner, junior Hiba Dahbour is a one-of-a-kind student at Carlmont. "Fashion and track are my life. I love shopping for clothes and shoes, and I also love throwing [shot-put and discus]. I see myself as a role model for the freshmen and sophomores....

A football star on the rise

A football star on the rise

Justine Phipps, Scots Scoop Editor

November 24, 2013


Filed under Sports

Assisting the Junior Varsity (JV) Scots to multiple victories throughout the season, sophomore Jake Kumamoto ended his second year of high school football with a strong finish. Kumamoto began playing football four years ago. He started off as a linebacker and advanced to a running back. "I'm [passionate]...

49er Star Linebacker, Aldon Smith Arrested For Suspicion of DUI and Possession of Marijuana

49er Star Linebacker, Aldon Smith Arrested For Suspicion of DUI and Possession of Marijuana

Brooke Buckley, Staff Writer

September 23, 2013


Filed under News

On Sept. 19, 49er star linebacker, Aldon Smith, was arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence and the possession of marijuana. Sargent Heather Randol told the media that Smith’s vehicle crashed into a tree around 7 a.m. in Silver Creek District, San Jose, Calif. She also stated that no o...

Former NFL star reached out to house-crashing teenagers

Former NFL star reached out to house-crashing teenagers

Aria Frangos, Staff Writer

September 23, 2013


Filed under News

On Labor Day weekend, ex-NFL player Brian Holloway was shocked to find that 300 Stephenstown, N.Y. teenagers had held a destructive party in his house while he was away. Instead of pressing charges, his first action was to reach out to the partygoers via social media. Holloway was in Florida when his son n...

Out with STAR, in with the new standardized testing

Out with STAR, in with the new standardized testing

Shira Stein, Staff Writer

January 17, 2013


Filed under Campus, News

California is taking the initiative to change the way state testing is done and make it more specialized to each student. California's school chief proposed a change to the way STAR testing is done in all California schools. This would consist of multiple changes, such as switching to less multi...

Carlmont not part of STAR cheating scandal

Carlmont not part of STAR cheating scandal

September 13, 2012


Filed under Campus

Unlike 150 schools that were facing investigations regarding academic dishonesty on the California Standardized Testing and Reporting tests, Carlmont did not have any cases of cheating. Schools faced with those investigations may not get an Academic Performance Index score, thus possibly losing specific...

Students prepare for STAR testing

April 18, 2012


Filed under Campus

April 24 marks the first day that Carlmont students will take the Standardized Testing and Reporting test. During this period, students will attend certain classes on certain days. On the first day of testing, students will attend their first, second, third, and seventh period classes once they have...

2011 STAR testing schedule

2011 STAR testing schedule

April 3, 2011


Filed under Campus

[Carlmont daily bulletin] STAR testing begins on Monday, Apr. 4. All students are required to report to his or her third period class at 8:00 on Monday, Apr. 4 and Tuesday, Apr. 5 unless he or she have been notified to test in another location. All seniors must be on campus by 9:45 on Monday, Apr. 4 a...

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