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Teens need to learn to master the ‘game’ of high school

January 30, 2015

A concentrated chess player studies the game board carefully and calculates her next move. She made foolish mistakes in her amateur days by rushing into action unprepared, but...

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High school marathon comes to an end for seniors

December 7, 2014

As students finish the first semester, seniors prepare to finish the four year marathon they had at Carlmont. Even though they have a couple miles left, they still have to run...

Auditioned Honor Choir students pose at the their Palo Alto performance.

Carlmont Choir students pursue high honors

November 24, 2014

"You sing for about 13 hours a day, which is exhausting but amazing," said Sierra Segal, a junior choir student. This past week, Carlmont Honor Choir students performed with...

Incoming freshmen walking around Carlmont campus

A not-so-stereotypical high school introduction

November 23, 2014

On Wednesday Nov. 19, students may have noticed an usual amount of people roaming the halls. If they did, then they may have also found out that incoming freshmen were touring...

After passing the ball to her teammate, senior Sam King pushes her defender away.

Varsity water polo keeps spirit high

October 3, 2014


CSF President Melanie Anderson announces the events that members can participate in during a meeting.

School activities and clubs work to end on a high note

May 8, 2014

Students, teachers, and everyone on campus can almost taste summer approaching. However, before students finish that last final and turn  books in for beach towels, campus activities...

Malcolm plans to make new models of the showerhead to make them more appealing.

Drought doesn’t stop High Sierra Showerheads

May 1, 2014

The California drought has devastated farms and businesses, but has been a boon for this new type of showerhead. The six-person company High Sierra Showerheads is based in the...

Reaching adulthood in high school

Reaching adulthood in high school

April 9, 2014

Cigarettes, tattoos, lotto tickets, skydiving, and...homework. Turning 18 opens many new opportunities for young adults. Hundreds of seniors turn 18 while at Carlmont, but onl...

Stop sign next to Burlingame High School.

Car vs. unsuspecting high schooler

February 6, 2014

A 17-year-old high school girl was hit by a car in a Foster City crosswalk on Jan. 24. The girl, whose name has not been released, was on her way to high school when she was...

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The importance of naps in high school

February 1, 2014

When I was in kindergarten, I resented naps. Because I was an energetic child, any amount of time where I had to be still was complete torture. Whenever my teacher said it was...

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