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Alice Godwin, a senior, maneuvers her way out of the Senior Lot after school.

Seniors embrace the opportunity to park in the senior lot

August 29, 2019

After years of walking, getting rides from parents, or taking the bus to school, many Carlmont students embrace the opportunity, when provided, to drive themselves to school. These...

Jessica Cramer, a senior, calls 911 in a panic during the drunk-driving car crash simulation on April 15.

Sober Prom aims to stop drunk driving

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...

Students aiming for success and overachievement often work into the next day to complete their assignments to their full ability. Many deal with multiple assignments for different classes that pile up on each other, but are expected to overachieve in all subjects.

Perfectionism creates more academic pressure

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...

A van cruises along  a dangerous highway while potential drunk drivers are on the loose.

Reckless driving is prevalent on California’s highways

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,...

Impact Teen Drivers simulates the consequences of distracted driving.

Carlmont receives crash course in distracted driving

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 th...

Infographic on the dangers of texting and driving

Texting and Driving

January 16, 2014


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 than ideal weather conditions. If it is raining, you should reduce your speed, take your time, and...

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 t...

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