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Gregg Patner wants to be more than just your vice principal

Gregg Patner wants to be more than just your vice principal

Zoe Wildman, Highlander Editor-in-chief

August 26, 2015


Filed under Staff Bios

Since 1997, Gregg Patner has been using his bilingualism and unique skills to help English-language learners, students with special needs, and now the 9th and 11th grades at Carlmont High School. Some of the qualities that made Patner especially appealing as a candidate for the Vice Principal position...

Students enjoy more than just dancing at this year’s prom

Students enjoy more than just dancing at this year’s prom

Lauren Tierney, Staff Writer

May 11, 2015


Filed under Campus

On May 1, 740 Carlmont students attended prom at the San Francisco Academy of Sciences. This year prom featured way more than just eating and dancing. Students could explore the museum's aquarium exhibits, sing karaoke, take photos in the photo booth, and choose from various delicious food options. Two...

Why the Bay Area is more progressive than other areas in the United States

Why the Bay Area is more progressive than other areas in the United States

Becca Garner, Staff Writer

May 7, 2015


Filed under Features, Sensitive Thoughts

There is a reason Fox News has disparaged the Bay Area for its “San Francisco values.” San Francisco is considered one of the most liberal cities in the nation. “The Bay Area is more open minded than other places; people are more welcoming. Elsewhere, everyone is not as tolerant of individuality,”...

Pacquiao vs. Mayweather: more than just a fight

Pacquiao vs. Mayweather: more than just a fight

Bijan Khalili, Sports Columnist

April 29, 2015


Filed under Sports Talk

The highly publicized Floyd Mayweather Jr. versus Manny Pacquiao fight is finally happening on Saturday, May 2. People have been wanting to see this fight since 2009, and now it is becoming a reality. Of course, this fight will require a lot of media attention. It is billed as "The Fight of the Centu...

College requirements are more than what meets the eye

College requirements are more than what meets the eye

Holly Chen, Staff Writer

February 5, 2015


Filed under College Craze, Features

College is just around the corner for many students, and it is time to start preparing. Many high school students do not know what tests are required for them to pass, and what courses they should take. They base their applications on requirements printed by College Board. Yet does College Board actu...

DECA prepares students for more than a career in business

DECA prepares students for more than a career in business

Arianna Bayangos, News Editor

September 4, 2014


Filed under Activity Bios

Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) molds the future businesspeople of Carlmont. DECA is a worldwide business organization that exposes students to a career in business in fields such as finance, marketing, hospitality and tourism, and entrepreneurship. Carlmont graduate Rachel Lin started...

A student who does more than most

A student who does more than most

Sarah Boro, Editor

March 19, 2014


Filed under Campus, Volunteering

Who has time these days to finish homework, do chores, study for tests, and remain sane? Imagine adding a heaping load of volunteering into the monthly mix. However, sophomore Kamrin Choye does all of the above while fulfilling her moral responsibility to the community. Through Carlmont, Choye participates...

CSF reaches out farther than ever

CSF reaches out farther than ever

Danielle Hamer and Danielle Hamer

February 19, 2014


Filed under Campus

Every two weeks during lunchtime, classroom E-14 teems with ambitious students uniting to discuss and sign up for community service in a meeting of the California Scholarship Foundation club. People bustle around the room while the team of students who make up the club’s leadership committee announce...

Walking to school is more fun than you think

Walking to school is more fun than you think

Alex Lay, Staff Writer

October 11, 2013


Filed under News

Students throughout the world participated in International Walk to School Day (IWTSD) on Wednesday Oct. 9, including those within the Belmont Redwood Shores School District. By doing so, parents and students showed their dedication to improving their health and the environment. There were many perks to walking to school...

Homecoming: more than a popularity contest

Homecoming: more than a popularity contest

Alex Wildman, Staff Writer

October 8, 2013


Filed under Campus

A large portion of the student body considers Homecoming elections a simple popularity contest, but the Associated Student Body (ASB) sets requirements that ensure the elections to be much more meaningful. Sophomore Chelsea Stewart shared her thoughts on Homecoming elections, “It’s more of a popula...

We are more than a test score

We are more than a test score

Kristen Friis, Business Manager

May 9, 2013


Filed under Campus

Numbers don't define us. One of the top things colleges look at on your application are your SAT/ACT test scores. This can be stressful for many students, as some of them may not be "good" at test taking. "I'm definitely not a good test taker," said sophomore Adelyn Yau. "I psych myself out a l...

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