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Student leisure time and how it’s spent

Student leisure time and how it’s spent

Evan Davies, Staff Writer

April 20, 2015


Filed under Features, Student Choices

Free time is viewed in a variety of different ways. Some people view it as a beneficial break from the stress of everyday life, others as a useless distraction. The majority of high school students have some amount of free time regardless of how they choose to spend that time. Leisure time gives...

‘Adventure Time’ has a story underneath the silliness

‘Adventure Time’ has a story underneath the silliness

Karen Gao, Staff Writer

February 13, 2015


Filed under A&E

Though the series' main focus is seems to be whimsical shenanigans, there is actually a dark and complex story behind "Adventure Time." This show takes place in a world with strange creatures that are a result of a nuclear war that brought about the end of the world, with a boy named Finn being the...

Real Talk: Turkey Time

Real Talk: Turkey Time

Becca Fradkin and Sonia Paulo, Multimedia Editor and Staff Writer

November 19, 2014


Filed under Podcasts

Listen to hear how different Carlmont students like to spend their Thanksgiving.

Teenagers: It’s time to act your age

Teenagers: It’s time to act your age

Jessica Adair, Staff Writer

November 2, 2014


Filed under Opinion, The Way It Is

Say goodbye to the days when your teachers held your hand and gave you a homework pass when you had a rough night, because it's time to grow up. For many of us, this will be our last year in high school, and then it's off to the real world where there is nobody reminding us to do our laundry or to...

Senior year: take some time for yourself

Senior year: take some time for yourself

Jessica Adair, Staff Writer

October 2, 2014


Filed under Opinion, The Way It Is

Senior year is the best year of high school. It's when you get to relax, hang out with your friends, make fun of the freshmen, and fantasize about moving far, far away. Right? Wrong. Senior year is stress overload, and according to the American Psychological Association, the percentage of high school...

How students spend time during dead week

How students spend time during dead week

Lara Ostroff, Staff Writer

June 2, 2014


Filed under Multimedia

An exploration of the truth of dead week.

Students babysit as part time jobs

Students babysit as part time jobs

Miranda Irwin, Staff Writer

March 12, 2014


Filed under Campus

When people think of teenagers that have jobs they often think of kids working at grocery stores, in small boutiques or shops, or as assistant coaches on sports teams for younger children. However, not many people would think that babysitting qualifies as a job. Some students that do not have the time to ...

Victorious in PALs for the first time

Victorious in PALs for the first time

Angelina Castillo, Staff Writer

October 30, 2013


Filed under Sports, Top News

Another victory over San Mateo Bearcats leads the Lady Scots to being the first time ever co-champions in the  Pacific Athletic League (PAL). Coach Amina Halsey of the girls tennis team said, “We have played San Mateo before and won 7-0, and with regards to being league champions this is the first ...

Change of place and time

Change of place and time

October 20, 2013


Filed under Sports

Friday’s football games were moved from El Camino High School to South San Fransisco High School. The times were also moved from 3 pm to 7 pm for varsity. The players did not learn about the change until Wednesday afternoon. The game was moved because the field at El Camino is under construction. ...

Time to take a stand against bullying

Time to take a stand against bullying

Gianna Schuster, Editor

October 7, 2013


Filed under Campus

“We have all been bullied around at least one point in our lives. Any step Carlmont takes to end it is a step in the right direction,” said junior Maddy McGee. Carlmont's Associated Student Body (ASB) is currently organizing an anti-bullying campaign to speak out for students who are victims and...

Dance the day away, the untold story of time and toil

Dominic Gialdini, Highlander Entertainment Editor

May 2, 2013


Filed under As seen in print

In a high school environment where the importance of sports is stressed, the demanding nature of dance is often ignored. Some people do not realize the level of difficulty and commitment that comes with being a dancer. Many Carlmont dancers who take dancing seriously spend extensive hours rehearsin...

As shoe styles vary, it’s time for the Sperry

As shoe styles vary, it’s time for the Sperry

Kristen Friis, Business Manager

March 20, 2013


Filed under Campus

Away with the Uggs and rainboots, a new type of shoe is stomping through Carlmont. These shoes are called Sperry's. They come in many different styles and colors for boys and girls and recently they've been spotted frequently around campus. "I wear Sperry's because they pretty much go with a l...

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