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Curriculum stifles creativity and holds students back

February 12, 2019

According to Patricia Braunstein, a history teacher at Carlmont, the push towards standardizing the curriculum across the district has been a trend throughout the 21st century since the No Child Left Behind Act was signed in 2001.  “I have been here 26 years and when I first got here, the curriculum was much more open to the teacher's discretion; I don't recall anyone telling me what to teach. ...

Incoming freshman and Carlmont students alike warm up for their May 16 tryouts sporting pink outfits.

Cheer team tryouts commence for next year

May 19, 2018

As Carlmont’s 2017-18 school year draws to a close, next year's cheerleading team is already ramping up. Tryouts were held from May 15 to May 18, led by coaches Christie Lind Bo...

Two students dance to the Just Dance game shown by a projector on the gym wall.

Just Dance competition creates fun environment in the gym

April 9, 2018

If a student is in the gym during lunch, it usually means that he or she is attending a sports meeting. However, during the week of April 2, that wasn't the case. Instead, students...

PTSA holds parent education night for anxiety

November 11, 2017

Sarah Cheung reports on the parent education night about adolescents with anxiety.

Anything is possible this March

March Madness holds endless surprises

March 26, 2015

One thing I admire about college basketball is that there's never a game that doesn't make you jump out your seat. When March Madness comes around, all the teams have the opportunity...

Junior Lauren Pittock and Improv Team alum Tim Gachot proudly wear their team shirts.

High-powered Improv Team holds successful tryouts

June 2, 2014

While most teachers would most likely not welcome funny accents and off-the-grid imaginations in the classroom while students are learning equations and writing essays, there is...

The Scots huddle together after the game.

Scots JV football holds the line

October 27, 2012

Carlmont's junior varsity football team defeated the Hillsdale High School Knights 16-14 in the Scots' last home game of the season. The Scots were behind 13-14 in the third...

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