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How to Survive High School Day Eight: Join ASB, plain and simple

How to Survive High School Day Eight: Join ASB, plain and simple

Reg Chatman Jr., Staff Writer and ScotCenter Editor

September 4, 2013


Filed under How to Survive High School

Carlmont Associated Student Body (ASB) is Carlmont's student government class that takes place in room A8 during fourth period. It is simply the best possible thing to get involved in on campus, plain and simple. Student government class or ASB is something that takes place at many schools. The role...

How to Survive High School Day Seven: Find your passion

How to Survive High School Day Seven: Find your passion

Karissa Tom, Staff Writer

September 3, 2013


Filed under How to Survive High School

Passion. Seven letters. Two syllables. One question. What is my passion? When I asked myself this question last year, I struggled to answer it. At first, I thought the answer would be easy. But then I realized, Sure, there were things that I liked but were they my passion? Did I love them eno...

How to Survive High School Day Six: Satisfy your interest through clubs

How to Survive High School Day Six: Satisfy your interest through clubs

Daniel Wang, Staff Writer

September 2, 2013


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Two days before middle school graduation, the robotics team for Carlmont, Woodside, and Sequoia visited Tierra Linda and gave us eighth graders a presentation on why we should join robotics. Although my eighth-grade self was interested in joining after the show, most of my friends weren't interested, so I...

How to Survive High School Day Five: Don’t choose your activities only based on your friends

How to Survive High School Day Five: Don’t choose your activities only based on your friends

Arianna Bayangos, News & Opinion Editor

August 29, 2013


Filed under How to Survive High School

At Carlmont, there are many options for extracurricular activities such as clubs centering around a particular interest and different sports. As you choose your activities to join during your time at Carlmont, don't base your choices only off of your friends. As freshmen, many people tend to choose...

How to Survive High School Day Four: Check out the student store

August 28, 2013


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I would not consider myself to be a cafeteria food person. I am not trying to say cafeteria food is bad, or even that it is not good. But I bring my own lunch to school each day, and the only things I want to buy at school are more supplemental, rather than a full meal. That is where the student store...

How to Survive High School Day Three: Talk to teachers

How to Survive High School Day Three: Talk to teachers

Michael Bastaki, Editor

August 27, 2013


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No, your teachers don’t bite. And no, those questions won’t answer themselves. In fact, if you want to succeed at high school, it’s crucial that you are able to communicate and interact with your teachers. I can remember staring at a test review for hours, knowing I’m close to the answers...

How to Survive High School Day Two: Never be too sure

How to Survive High School Day Two: Never be too sure

Grace Yi, Staff Writer

August 26, 2013


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If you’re thinking that you are studying hard for a test, think again because you aren't. Studying for middle school is different than studying for high school. In middle school the content was “easy” because all you needed to do was to kiss up to the teachers and you would get the grade you w...

How to Survive High School Day One: Don’t sweat it

August 25, 2013


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I remember my first day of freshman year vividly. My first class was World Studies and if I were to mash all my feelings into one thought, I was terrified. My hands were shaking and I was going through my list of materials repetitively, wondering if I had forgotten anything. My thoughts consisted...

Warriors out of playoffs, hopes high for next season

Warriors out of playoffs, hopes high for next season

May 19, 2013


Filed under Sports

This season, the Golden State Warriors had many obstacles to overcome, yet they still managed to earn a playoff berth for only the second time in 19 years. Coming as the underdogs, Stephen Curry's pressure shooting led the Warriors upset over the Denver Nuggets, ending the series 4-2. The Warriors then faced ...

Is high school an accepting place?

April 2, 2013


Filed under Features

You come to school on the first day as the new kid with no friends. As you look around, you see different groups of people. Many questions race through your mind as you walk down the crowded hallway of her high school: Will I fit in here? Will I be accepted for who I truly am? High school is the time...

Downfall of East Palo Alto high school to blame

April 2, 2013


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Many of the students that currently attend Carlmont commute from East Palo Alto due to the closure of Ravenswood. In 1976, Ravenswood High School in East Palo Alto was closed after being open for a mere 18 years and provided the students the opportunity to go to surrounding schools. Ravenswood...

‘Nevermore’ delivers high stakes and intense combat

‘Nevermore’ delivers high stakes and intense combat

February 20, 2013


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Like so many good things, even the beloved "Maximum Ride" series must come to an end. "Nevermore," the eighth novel of the "Maximum Ride" series by James Patterson, concludes the story of Maximum and her band of angel-like misfits. The "Maximum Ride" series began in 2005 with the release of "The Angel...

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