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Wii Boxing tournament is a knockout among students

Wii Boxing tournament is a knockout among students

Kevin Shimizu, Staff Writer

May 4, 2019

For the first time in Carlmont history, ASB organized a Wii Boxing tournament, complete with a makeshift ring for anyone who wanted to participate. The tournament lasted from April 29 to May 3 during lunch in room A8. Over 48 participants came to try their skills against others in a virtual boxing match. ...

Carnival brings fun and games to Carlmont

Carnival brings fun and games to Carlmont

Anna Delmas, Staff Writer

April 3, 2019

Spin the wheel, duck matching, cornhole, and ASMR were just some of the activities that drew students to Carlmont’s carnival on Friday. A group of eight people from the freshman ASB class have been working since February to plan for the carnival. To ensure that everything ran smoothly they tested a...

It’s not all fun and games on the other side of the controller

It’s not all fun and games on the other side of the controller

Emma O'Connor, Staff Writer

March 13, 2019

You’re on the last lap in Mario Kart, hanging onto first place. The music starts to pick up as your sibling starts to yell, excited that you might win. The finish line is only one turn away and with it the trophy. You can’t lose now with only 9 seconds to go. You live for this part of video games, t...

Super Smash Bros Club gets ready to battle

Super Smash Bros Club gets ready to battle

Cameron Garcia Brown, Staff Writer

March 18, 2017

The Super Smash Bros Club is gearing up for their next crew battle. In the club, members play the video game Super Smash Bros on the Wii U. The game is made by Nintendo and is widely popular among wide varieties of people from adults to children. The game consists of many Nintendo characters even ...

NCAA removes championship games from North Carolina

NCAA removes championship games from North Carolina

Rachel Borshchenko, Staff Writer

September 18, 2016

The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) decided to withdraw seven championships from North Carolina, including the well-known March Madness basketball tournament, because of a law passed by the North Carolina legislature. Passed in March of 2016, the law, known as House Bill 2 (HB2), r...

The Invictus Games prove anything is possible

The Invictus Games prove anything is possible

Seiya Mirande, Staff Writer

May 20, 2016

From May 8-12, the city of Orlando hosted the second annual Invictus Games. The Invictus Games are a international event in which wounded, injured, and sick armed service personnel compete in a variety of Olympic-style events. The games were founded by Prince Harry of Great Britain in 2014. H...

Key Club takes part in the Special Games

Key Club takes part in the Special Games

Gianna Schuster, ScotCenter Student Interviews

May 12, 2014

On March 29, 1979, the first Kiwanis Special Games were played on the Foothill College Fields. Walter D. Chronert, Betty Fairchild, and Sue Carr Katra from the Kiwanis Club of Los Altos Foundation Organization had reached their initial goal of addressing the physical and emotional needs of many severely...

Tuesday’s girls basketball games nonexistent

Tuesday’s girls basketball games nonexistent

Claudia Leist, Highlander Editor

January 30, 2013

After getting pumped up for Tuesday's game against Mills High School, the girls varsity team was aggravated to hear the game was cancelled. Mills' gymnasium and theater complex has been completely demolished and a 12.2 million dollar renovation process is underway.  Because of this, the games originally...

The Hunger Games: the New Twilight

The Hunger Games: the New Twilight

March 25, 2012

[media-credit id=57 align="alignleft" width="300"][/media-credit] Fans rushed into theaters on Friday, March 23 to see the first Hunger Games movie. The movie is based on the beloved books by Suzanne Collins, books that have recently made best seller lists all over America. The books are based...

Most anticipated video games of 2012

Most anticipated video games of 2012

January 20, 2012

[media-credit name="Ultra Publications" align="alignnone" width="231"][/media-credit] 2012 is set to be a huge year for video games, with tons of new technology and effects. Here are the top five most anticipated games of 2012, based on storyline, effects, and new technology: 5. Guild Wars 2: A Budding Obses...

Two video games: One old, one new

Two video games: One old, one new

December 9, 2011

[media-credit id=55 align="alignnone" width="300"][/media-credit] Another year has gone and a boatload of new video games have hit the shelves. Two of the best games were released on the same day in November and are well worth their retail price: Halo Combat Evolved Anniversary and Assassin's Cre...

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