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Schools need to minimize religious conflicts

Schools need to minimize religious conflicts

Alyssa Fagel, Highlander Editor

September 9, 2015

To what extent should secular public schools accommodate the diverse religious faiths of their students?  This is the heated question Carlmont High School now faces. This year, not one, but two major Carlmont events fall on important Jewish holidays. The annual Welcome Back Assembly, a favorite of ma...

What the Warriors need to do

What the Warriors need to do

Bijan Khalili, ScotCenter Sports/Columnist

May 14, 2015

It appears to be to locked in. The Golden State Warriors closed out game five in a 98-78 victory on May 13, leading the series 3-2. Even though Memphis Grizzlies' top defender Tony Allen was not playing, there was no excuse about how dominant the Warriors were. Not only was the team hitting their...

No need for Cupid when you have food

No need for Cupid when you have food

Veronika Dvorakova, Art Director/Columnist

February 12, 2015

Whether you find yourself  in a restaurant that is as crowded as a can of sardines, giving a box of chocolates to the girl that floods your stomach with butterflies every time she walks into your French class, or on a date with your Netflix account while consuming approximately 5 million gallons...

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

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

Hannah Young, Staff Writer

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 years of experience have established her skills. She knows the rules, she knows her moves, she knows the game. Her opponent...

Why the T-wing is in need of a remodeling

Why the T-wing is in need of a remodeling

Alex Yang, Staff Writer

December 3, 2013

As one of the most secluded and outdated halls, the T-wing needs an extreme makeover. The T-wing was built in the mid-1900s, but only minor changes have been made to alter its design since. It is now primarily used for the language department, and although they are grateful for having their own hall, ma...

If you need CPR, find the nearest freshman

If you need CPR, find the nearest freshman

Veronika Dvorakova, Art Director/Columnist

April 12, 2013

The main goal of the promising new CPR program that has been introduced to the freshmen at Carlmont is to make as many people comfortable with saving lives as possible. "We want to get the kids to do it to the beat of the song Stayin' Alive by the Bee Gees, because it's 100 beats per minute," sa...

Carlmont in need of clean up

April 18, 2012

Just a glance at our campus will make one realize that Carlmont has a big problem. With our litter-filled halls and lack of available recycling options, it seems Carlmont is becoming less and less eco-friendly by the day. “It is pathetic,demoralizing, and discouraging,” explained French teacher...

Food Drive helps Carlmont families in need

Food Drive helps Carlmont families in need

November 18, 2011

[media-credit id=52 align="alignnone" width="300"][/media-credit]This fall, Carlmont students will help get other Carlmont families through the holiday season by donating canned food to their fourth period class. The concept is easy: A student donates a canned food item and it is guaranteed to go to...

What do you need to know about driving lessons?

What do you need to know about driving lessons?

April 10, 2011

[media-credit name="Creative Commons" align="alignleft" width="251"] After receiving your permit, the next thing on your mind is to get your license. Though, there are a few steps you have to take before you can drive alone. Driving lessons are not only mandatory before you take your license test, but ...

Everything you need to know about ‘Adopt-A-Family’ program

December 1, 2010

Last year, Carlmont students and staff were able to make over thirty families Holiday wishes come true. Especially now that we're in a recession, families around the Bay Area are in need of a helping hand during the holidays. With the Adopt-A-Family program, Carlmont classes are able pick a family...

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