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Kids need to learn that life isn’t fair

Kids need to learn that life isn’t fair

Jordan Hanlon, Highlander Editor-in-Chief

November 14, 2017


Filed under Opinion

"Everyone's a winner." "You did your best." "It's not about winning." "That's unfair." Yes, life isn't fair. We live in a society, especially in the Bay Area, where children believe that everything should be fair and everything should go their way. Should we blame the children? No....

Varsity volleyball’s long journey comes to an end

Varsity volleyball’s long journey comes to an end

Elena Mateus, Scot Center Editor in Cheif

December 1, 2015


Filed under Campus, Top News

It was just another game for the Carlmont varsity volleyball team. Just with one exception -- the end of the season was on the line. On Nov. 24, the Scots made the three-hour long journey to play Pitman High School of Turlock in the first round of the Northern California Regional Championships....

Students endure long waits for food

Students endure long waits for food

Rachel Borshchenko, Staff Writer

October 6, 2015


Filed under Campus

The first few minutes after the lunch bell rings feature a common sight: people running out of their classrooms toward the lunch line. If they don’t get there in time, they know they’ll be stuck in the daily lunch crowd. The amount of students at Carlmont has gone up, and so has wait time to b...

Unwinding after a long day through song writing

Unwinding after a long day through song writing

Connie Yi, Staff Writer

March 18, 2015


Filed under Student Bios

Three minutes is all that it takes. Senior Nisha Aeri has used music and composing to cope with stress all her life. Aeri writes lyrics to express her inner feelings about all aspects in life. Her three minute songs help her get through the rough days of a high schooler. "I started writing lyrics...

Long preparation for homecoming assembly pays off

Long preparation for homecoming assembly pays off

Tian Chary, Staff Writer

October 24, 2013


Filed under Campus

The Scots were treated to an eye-opening performance by dance teams, the cheerleading team, football players, the chamber choir, and Carlmont Drumline before the most highly anticipated football game of the year. You would think the assembly is pre-organized, but actually the performances are kept a secre...

Long pants to short shorts

Long pants to short shorts

Kristen Friis, Business Manager

April 10, 2013


Filed under Campus

With temperatures rising to about 80 degrees this week, it is finally time to put away the Uggs and sweatshirts, and take out the summer clothes. High-waisted shorts are the new style of shorts that will be worn a lot this spring and upcoming summer season. They are making their return back fr...

The timeless things are two hours long: those classic movies that will remain in our hearts forever

February 27, 2013


Filed under As seen in print

“There are some things in this world that will never change," said Morpheus in The Matrix. Like in Morpheus’s world, many things in ours survive untouched by the test of time. One of these time-traveling juggernauts is The Movie. Some movies are timeless; they are everlasting with a message ...

A$AP Rocky debut studio album Long.Live.A$AP released

A$AP Rocky debut studio album Long.Live.A$AP released

January 15, 2013


Filed under A&E

Contemporary wisdom says hype begets hype. Harlem-native Rakim Meyers, known to millions as A$AP Rocky, knows all too well that hype builds upon itself. His impossibly mature and refreshing debut mixtape, Live.Love.A$AP, garnered so much praise that exceeding those expectations on his major label...

As Long as a Flame

May 24, 2011


Filed under A&E

Dwindling hours divide The daylight Once achieved memories and momentary passions Act as praise to the needy soul, building What is to become the foundation of our lives How many times can we decide to pray or write When the Lone Madrone feeds our Manta Chops of acceptability reveal, bringing light...

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