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Personal finance class prepares students for life after high school

Personal finance class prepares students for life after high school

Connor Lin, Staff Writer

September 6, 2016


Filed under Campus

Beyond high school, students have to adapt to an independent lifestyle and can no longer rely on guidance from their parents and teachers. By enrolling in the personal finance class at Carlmont, students are able to gain skills that they can use both during and after their high school years. Perso...

Spirit week ends school year on a high note

Spirit week ends school year on a high note

Sophie Penn, Segment Producer

May 22, 2016


Filed under Campus, ScotCenter

As students walk into Carlmont during the week of May 16 through 20, many are dressed in outfits that would normally stand out in a crowd. However, these goofy or crazy outfits are the norm during Carlmont spirit weeks. With themes such as socks and sandals, wacky day, and pajama day, Carlmont's end...

Middle College provides a high school alternative

Middle College provides a high school alternative

Sophie Penn, Staff Writer

March 10, 2016


Filed under Features

Social media and entertainment continue to portray high school as four years of varsity jackets, school rallies, and cliques. However, Middle College provides a contrast to what has come to be seen as the stereotypical high school. Middle College is an alternative to high school for students who feel t...

‘The Man in the High Castle’ asks the biggest ‘what if?’

‘The Man in the High Castle’ asks the biggest ‘what if?’

Holly Chen, Staff Writer

November 17, 2015


Filed under A&E

What if? Often times, life is full of these small questions. What if I did x instead of y? But "The Man in the High Castle" asks the biggest "what if" in the history of mankind. What if Nazi Germany won the Second World War? It is 1962, and the U.S. is split into three sections: the Greater Nazi Reich...

Life after high school

Life after high school

Sophie Haddad, Multimedia Editor

October 2, 2015


Filed under Multimedia, Podcasts

Facing the reality of high school friendships

Facing the reality of high school friendships

Alyssa Espiritu, Staff Writer

May 19, 2015


Filed under Campus

“By senior year, you will figure out who your real friends are,” is a common statement that almost every senior can relate to. It is a bitter-sweet realization that is inevitable when it comes to growing up. However, events that lead up to this realization are not always so pleasant. "By senior...

10 ways to have an enjoyable high school summer experience

10 ways to have an enjoyable high school summer experience

Danielle Hamer, Staff Writer

May 11, 2015


Filed under Campus

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 Cream Taster in America. Live on the edge -- go barefoot rock climbing. A thrilling activity! Nothing could go wrong. To...

Rebuilding a social life after high school

Rebuilding a social life after high school

Minh-Han Vu, Art Editor

May 6, 2015


Filed under College Craze, Features

For many students, the end of their high school friendships marks the start of their independent lives. Along with the pressure of facing the world as adults for the first time, most graduates must also face their transition without any familiar company. Senior Brian Lee said, “By next fall,...

Shasta High School pays a visit to Carlmont

Shasta High School pays a visit to Carlmont

Kiera Pendleton-White, Staff Writer

March 16, 2015


Filed under A&E

"I was so excited to do an exchange with another high school because we've never done that before," said junior Loran Branch. The exchange was one of the last stops for Shasta High School’s choirs on their tour of the San Francisco area. This was mainly an opportunity for Men's Choir, Women's...

Finding yourself in high school

Finding yourself in high school

Lauren Tierney, Staff Writer

March 11, 2015


Filed under Features, Self-Identity and Happiness

‘I sat alone on the quad steps at freshman orientation.’ ‘It seemed everyone had gone to school together before and already had a group of friends’ ‘Who was I? Did anyone care?’ ‘How would I find my identity in a place where it seemed everyone else had already found theirs?’ But...

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