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Sober Prom aims to stop drunk driving

Sober Prom aims to stop drunk driving

Kylie Lin, Scotlight Editor-in-Chief

April 19, 2018

Prom night, for many, is a night of parties — a night of fun. It is a time of elation, anticipation, and joy where high school students can let loose and enjoy themselves for one magical evening. However, behind this excitement lies inevitable risks. The night of prom, which has involved underage...

Perfectionism creates more academic pressure

Perfectionism creates more academic pressure

Olivia Chow, Staff Writer

February 14, 2017

Another shiny gold star. A symbol of a job well done, at the corner of every page of an overachiever. While the title of an overachiever is well known, the force driving these individuals is not as well known. Together, a clear goal and motivation can result in overachievement. However, some goals...

Reckless driving is prevalent on California’s highways

Reckless driving is prevalent on California’s highways

Nicole del Cardayre, Staff Writer

May 9, 2016

Saturday morning, May 7, in Sacramento, a FedEx truck crashed into a California Highway Patrol car, injuring an officer. The 41-year-old Gregory Ramirez, a San Lorenzo resident, was allegedly driving under the influence and was arrested Saturday afternoon. In addition, Ramirez was in possession...

Carlmont receives crash course in distracted driving

Carlmont receives crash course in distracted driving

Chesirae Barbano, Staff Writer

April 16, 2016

The car zooms up to a busy intersection. Despite the music blasting, the driver can still hear the ping of a text notification. She reaches over to check her phone, leaving the car with no one to stop it as it gets closer and closer to traffic. Impact Teen Drivers representative Zoe Schuler and Officer Andy ...

Texting and Driving

Texting and Driving

January 16, 2014

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Helpful driving hints

Scott Schulze, Staff Writer

January 25, 2013

-Keep a safe cushion of space This means being aware of the space in front, back, as well as the sides of your vehicle. Keeping a large cushion will mean you will have more time to react and be less likely to get in a crash. -Be aware of the weather conditions You should drive cautiously in less...

What do you need to know about driving lessons?

What do you need to know about driving lessons?

April 10, 2011

[media-credit name="Creative Commons" align="alignleft" width="251"] After receiving your permit, the next thing on your mind is to get your license. Though, there are a few steps you have to take before you can drive alone. Driving lessons are not only mandatory before you take your license test, but ...

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