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42 percent of 18-year-olds do not know how to iron a shirt.

Teenagers: It’s time to act your age

November 2, 2014

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...

Cream's famous ice-cream sandwich  tastes as good as it looks

Treat your inner child

October 29, 2014

A yummy treat served up at a great price, why not have both ice cream and cookies in one bite? Cream is the place to go when you want your favorite ice cream and cookies in...

Do students procrastinate because of too much homework?

Procrastination is not your friend

October 20, 2014

Procrastination is the silent-but-deadly monster that sneaks up on you when you least expect it. At first you're just watching some harmless TV, convincing yourself that it's...

Volunteering for 'Annie Get Your Gun'

Volunteering for ‘Annie Get Your Gun’

February 4, 2014

Many believe that actors are what make a musical successful, however one would be amazed by what happens backstage, thanks to the help of many parent and student volunteers. Parents are a key f...

Conductor Edward Smart rehearses with Pit Orchestra for

Pit Orchestra prepares for ‘Annie Get Your Gun’

January 15, 2014

The drama department is not the only group in Carlmont preparing for the upcoming performance of "Annie Get Your Gun." A pit orchestra will provide the show’s music, both accompanying...

Lead your own life

December 17, 2013

“What are you going to be when you grow up?” he said. “I don’t really know yet,” I replied. “But I think being a teacher would be pretty cool.” A frown darkened my friend’s face, as he proceeded to chastise me: “A teacher? That’s a terrible idea. You should do something more fun with your life, or at least make a decent living. You can’t drive a Lamborghini on a teacher’s s...

Picture of Malala Yousafzai

Malala Yousafzai: Standing up for your beliefs

October 16, 2013

One year ago, the Pakistani Taliban attempted to assassinate teenager Malala Yousafzai for speaking up for what she believed in, but the bullet sure didn't stop her. Rather,...

Bad Luck Brian struck with the worst luck, yet again.

Your life questions answered: Why does everyone hate Nickelback?

October 9, 2013

For years, people have pondered the reason behind the extreme mockery toward Nickelback. Where did this passionate dislike for the band originate? Research shows there are literally...

Violin and Associated Press (AP) Stylebook

How to Survive High School Day 22: Find your passion and stick with it

September 25, 2013

I remember entering Carlmont with my schedule all planned out. I would take the most advanced classes my freshman and sophomore year, then take six Advanced Placement (AP) classes...

How to Survive High School Day 21: Step out of your sibling's shadow

How to Survive High School Day 21: Step out of your sibling’s shadow

September 24, 2013

Many students face the difficulty of being compared to their sibling or siblings, especially if they attend or have previously attended the same high school. Knowing from experience,...

How to Survive High School Day 11: Balance Out Your Life

How to Survive High School Day 11: Balance Out Your Life

September 10, 2013

Track practice ‘till 6:30. Dinner at 7. Shower at 7:45, then finally homework. At 8. Freshman year was killing me. By the time I got home every night from practice, finished...

How to Survive High School Day Seven: Find your passion

How to Survive High School Day Seven: Find your passion

September 3, 2013

Passion. Seven letters. Two syllables. One question. What is my passion? When I asked myself this question last year, I struggled to answer it. At first, I thought the...

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