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Don't let the burden of school work get to you during the summer.

10 ways to have an enjoyable high school summer experience

May 11, 2015

Treat yo’ self by tasting all 31 Baskin Robbins ice cream flavors. You may not have won a math award this year, but you can win the title of Most Accomplished Ice Crea...

While some believe it's important to have a middle name, others find it useless.

Middle names — why do we have them?

April 28, 2015

Middle names: a part of one’s identity, or a useless addition to one’s name? According to the article, “Why do we have middle names” on, the usage of middle names d...

Carlmont students prepare to enjoy spring break

Carlmont students have big plans for Spring break

April 15, 2015

As Spring break approaches students plan to take advantage of their time off in many different ways. Whether it’s visiting colleges, spending time with family and friends,...

Nikko's is a hole-in-the-wall restaurant located next to Seven Eleven in Redwood City, California.

Have you seen this taqueria?

April 14, 2015

Have you seen Nikko’s Taqueria Mexican Grill? Most people have probably never seen or heard of Nikko’s Taqueria, located on El Camino Real in Redwood City, California, but...

Red velvet cupcakes are a common Valentine's Day treat.

No need for Cupid when you have food

February 12, 2015

Whether you find yourself  in a restaurant that is as crowded as a can of sardines, giving a box of chocolates to the girl that floods your stomach with butterflies every time...

‘X Factor’ winners have successful first album

January 15, 2015

Many reality TV show contestants aspire to have a successful music career. It seems like Alex and Sierra are on their way. In 2013, Alex and Sierra won the third and final season...

Tina Smith prepares to have her child

Science teacher prepares to have son

October 29, 2014

Heading a department is a bit like having a child. Once one takes on such a great responsibility, it becomes apparent that much love and care are necessary in order for it to realize...

Samsung's pricey new product have many in awe

Samsung’s pricey new product have many in awe

October 19, 2013

Samsung recently put the third phone of of the Galaxy Note collection on the market,but they surprised many when they also released the Samsung Gear, a watch that is compatible...

Zoe Chien encourages support from audience

Improv team: Hopes to have support from audience

October 3, 2013

Members of the improv team at Carlmont High School are preparing for their upcoming performance, which will consist of set games, and an audience who will be providing ideas. Improv...

Carlmont students have mixed feelings about Yahoo’s new purchase

May 21, 2013

Tumblr, one of the top social media networks, was recently purchased by Yahoo for 1.1 billion dollars. Tumblr is a site that allows users to create and make their own blog as...

It’s not fair that AP students have to take finals

May 2, 2013

This year, Carlmont administrators are placing emphasis on the fact that students taking AP classes still have to take a final exam after completing the AP test. In previous years, students were basically done with their AP class once they took the AP exam. The rest of the year and especially finals week was easier, knowing they had finished all the preparation and testing to get college credit. It...

How to have fun at prom

May 2, 2013

Brace yourselves. Prom is coming. And with it comes the inevitable stress that your night won’t live up to your expectations. Luckily, as someone who has barely gone to any high school dances, I consider myself more than qualified to offer advice on how to make your prom night wonderful. Or, at the very least, memorable. First: make sure you get a date. After all, it’s scientifically proven...

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