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ScotCenter: Finals From a Teacher’s Perspective – Bijan Khalili

December 11, 2015

Bijan Khalili explores how finals season is for teachers.

ScotCenter: Therapy Dogs Visit During Dead Week – Elena Mateus

December 11, 2015

On Dec. 10 at lunch, SPCA service dogs were brought to Carlmont's Quad for students to interact with to relieve stress before finals. Elena Mateus reports the story.

The players huddle on the court before the first game starts against Los Altos High School.

Volleyball goes to CCS Finals for the first time in ten years

November 19, 2015

One small step for  a high school athlete. One giant leap for Carlmont volleyball. The number one seed Los Altos Eagles were defeated by fifth seed Carlmont Scots on Wednesday...

Drumline poses with its Drumline symbol after the overall victory.

Drumline vows to take the Carlmont Cup finals by storm

October 4, 2015

As the rain continuously fell on everyone, Drumline and Mock Trial went head to head in a competitive round of Carlmont Cup. However, the round began with some trouble for...

Finals make or break your grade

Highlander Staff

January 10, 2015

After a long semester of hard work, everything comes down to taking a dreaded final. As a standard, most finals are worth somewhere from 10-20 percent of a total grade. A 20 percent final has multiple effects on students, for some it can be a miracle worker, and for others a grade wrecker. The student that made their way through the class nonchalantly with their B or B+, the panic is setting...

Students begin studying for finals week

Look out, finals week incoming

December 12, 2014

Christmas and Hanukkah aren't the only things that students are preparing for in December - finals week begins on the third week of December. Students enter dead week, or the...

Scots swim at 2014 PAL finals.

Swimming Scots make a splash at PAL finals

May 12, 2014

Carlmont varsity and junior varsity swimming made it onto the podium at the 2014 Peninsula Athletic League (PAL) Finals on May 10. The JV Scots went into the finals with hopes...

Scantron test

Finals week for dummies

December 17, 2013

Since grade school, most students have been taught the "right" way to study: Dedicate yourself. Memorize. Re-read. Don't leave until you know the material. But how are some Ca...

Senior Kalila Kirk takes a math test.

Mixed report card for new finals schedule

December 12, 2013

An onslaught of whining and cheering has stormed the Carlmont campus in reaction to the new finals schedule. Last year, after a regular school day on Monday, students took finals on Tuesday...

Finals are coming, finals are coming.

Tackling finals

December 14, 2012

Finals are coming, finals are coming. High school students all over the United States are preparing for the first semester finals. For many students, finals are a source of...

NBA finals excites Carlmont students

NBA finals excites Carlmont students

May 23, 2012

After the first 66 games led up to it, the NBA finals are finally here. At the start of the season, there were 30 teams, but by the start of May, there was only 16 left. These...

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