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Freshmen class officers hand out the two flavors of TPumps available.

TPumps for students helps kick off the last month of school

May 13, 2018

With summer soon approaching and the school year coming to an end, Carlmont’s ASB is organizing more activities for students to take their minds off of school stress. On Ma...

Sophomore Kylie McPherson looks at the flyer for the Black History Month Essay Contest.

Belmont celebrates Black History Month with an essay contest

February 20, 2017

February each year, America celebrates Black History Month. This year the City of Belmont and the Belmont Library are partnering to host an essay contest about the importance...

Athlete of the Month: Rachel Bellin

Claudia Leist, Highlander Editor

June 3, 2013

From water polo to track, senior Rachel Bellin has managed to be successful while having fun throughout her high school career. She has played water polo and participated in track and field all four years at Carlmont, being the only girl hurdler for two years on the varsity track team. “I started track because my brothers are involved with it, so it is sort of a family thing,” she said. Bellin...

Athlete of the Month: Ryan Hogan

June 3, 2013

The Carlmont varsity baseball team incredible season. Much of this success can be accredited to newcomer and star pitcher Ryan Hogan. Hogan started playing baseball at the young age of four and was immediately recognized for his natural talent. He went on to become one of the top pitchers in little league. However, once he entered into the more competitive world of high school baseball, he realized...

Athlete of the month: Nico Camerino

May 2, 2013

This season the boys varsity swim team has made great improvements. For the first time in almost ten years, the team is expected to be PAL league champions. A lot of this recent success can be attributed to sophomore all star Nico Camerino, this month’s top student athlete. Camerino started swimming at the age of 12, a relative newcomer in a sport where most successful athletes start before they...

Athlete of the month: Yash Malik

April 2, 2013

Since coming to America from Naipur, India, Carlmont senior Yash Malik has been making a lot noise out on the basketball court. “I started playing at four years old and I just grew an interest in it,” said Malik. Malik got his start playing basketball when his parents signed him up for basketball league for younger kids. At first, Malik realized he didn’t have a lot of talent when it came...

Athlete of the month: Michel Gonzalez

February 27, 2013

Without knowing a single word of English, 13 year old Michel Gonzalez emigrated from his hometown of Havana, Cuba to Belmont, California; five years later he was the league offensive MVP for Carlmont’s PAL Champion soccer team. Although Gonzalez struggled at first with having to restart his life in such a different world than when he lived in Cuba, soon he began to fit in. “A few days after...

Black History Month History

February 27, 2013

American history is composed of several different races, backgrounds, and cultures. One very important part of our history is the African American culture. For this reason, Black History Month is celebrated annually every February in the United States of America and Canada and every October in the United Kingdom. Originally, Black History Month was only one week. It was created by Carter G. Woodson,...

Extraordinary athlete of the month: Elliot Surovell

Extraordinary athlete of the month: Elliot Surovell

April 18, 2012

Senior Elliot Surovell is one of the top athletes on Carlmont’s track team, having broken numerous school records and placing in PALs for three consecutive years. Surovell’s...

Athlete of the month: Adam Fecher

Athlete of the month: Adam Fecher

March 19, 2012

[media-credit name="Lisa Staton" align="alignnone" width="300"][/media-credit]As spring sports begin, many students prepare for their last season of high school sports before summer begin...

This Month in History: March

February 27, 2011

    [media-credit id=11 align="aligncenter" width="300"][/media-credit]  We experience different, crazy things happening in our world today that are bound to end up ...

This Month in History: February

January 31, 2011

[media-credit id=11 align="aligncenter" width="295"][/media-credit] We experience different, crazy things happening in our world today that are bound to end up in future histor...

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