Ding’s tale of two schools

Ding’s tale of two schools

Hana Wong, Staff Writer
January 28, 2015
Filed under Campus, Student Bios

Going into high school is a big change, but going to a school where you don't know anyone is even harder. Sophomore Chris Ding graduated from Ralston Middle School with the intention of going to Junipero Serra High School. It was a whole new chapter in his life that he was hesitant to start. He... Read more »

Freshman year — 10 reasons why it’s not all bad

Freshman year — 10 reasons why it’s not all bad

Danielle Hamer, Scot Scoop In Depth Editor
January 28, 2015
Filed under Campus

We’ve all been in that situation. The bell is going to ring in less than ten seconds. You are going to be late to math class yet again -- and you just can’t afford another tardy slip. Books in hand, bag sliding off the shoulder, you walk as fast as you can. However, the stuffed-to-the-gills... Read more »

Winter Formal feedback shapes the future

Winter Formal feedback shapes the future

Brooke Buckley, Staff Writer
January 27, 2015
Filed under Campus, Featured

“A lot went into planning the dance,” said Associative Student Body (ASB) dance commissioner Megan Guillermo. The dance committee spent a lot of time choosing decorations, the venue, the DJ and much more. Guillermo said, “We met with a decorator a couple of times and told him exactly what... Read more »

Plant manager Harris lives life with music and God

Plant manager Harris lives life with music and God

Ivy Nguyen, Staff Writer
January 27, 2015
Filed under Campus, Staff Bios

Jerome Harris is Carlmont's plant manager, whose job is to oversee the campus and manage the custodians. Harris said, "My job is one that changes from day to day, but I think my greatest appreciation of being the plant manager has been seeing over the last 19 years how the whole campus has changed... Read more »

The Vexillological Society is Carlmont’s Flag Club

The Vexillological Society is Carlmont’s Flag Club

Ethan Wong, Staff Writer
January 24, 2015
Filed under Campus, Featured

"Flag club? What is that?" said sophomore Chris Ding. Clubs are a huge part of student involvement in Carlmont's campus, but some clubs like Flag Club are lesser known and are under-appreciated. "I don't really know what the club is, but I think flag club is a very interesting club where they... Read more »

Principal Gleaton resigns to take care of husband

Principal Gleaton resigns to take care of husband

Adriana Ramirez, Staff Writer
January 22, 2015
Filed under Campus, Slider

Carlmont's Principal Lisa Gleaton resigned Jan. 21, but she will continue her position until June 30. “I’ll finish the year, but my husband is really sick,” said Gleaton. Being a principal takes up a lot of free time and at the moment, Gleaton believes that free time is the one thing she... Read more »

Settling into a new environment

Settling into a new environment

Connie Yi, Staff Writer
January 21, 2015
Filed under Campus, Featured, Student Bios

"At first I was very devastated. I knew it would be tough, adjusting all over again," said Soraya Raji. Moving schools can be a difficult obstacle to overcome; freshman Soraya Raji moved schools since she was a young girl. "Starting from elementary school, I lived in Daily City, then we moved... Read more »

Students overlook the meaning of MLK Day

Students overlook the meaning of MLK Day

Lauren Tierney, Staff Writer
January 20, 2015
Filed under Campus, Featured

Students enjoy their Monday off yet fail to recognize the meaning of this day that commemorates doctor Martin Luther king. On Aug. 2, 1983 the U.S. house of representatives passed a bill creating a legal public holiday in honor of the Reverend Martin Luther King Junior. Senior Sydney Carlier said,... Read more »

Harry Potter magic at Carlmont

Harry Potter magic at Carlmont

Lila Schulman, Staff Writer
January 15, 2015
Filed under Campus, Featured

Dumbledore's Army, also known as the DA, is a club that is running head-first into the magical world of Harry Potter. ... Read more »

Dancing in a winter wonderland

Dancing in a winter wonderland

Andrew Cross, Staff Writer
January 15, 2015
Filed under Campus, Featured

A familiar scene is occurring this January. A girl walks to her car to be surprised by a boy with flowers and a sign that says "Formal?" Even though the second semester has just begun, formal is already here. It will occur on Jan. 31 and will be held at Fox Theater in Downtown Redwood City. Every... Read more »

Second semester seniors

Second semester seniors

Brooke Buckley
January 14, 2015
Filed under Campus, Featured

The second semester senior craze has begun. “It's like you don’t do anything. It’s starting to get bad, really bad,” said Michael McGill. Every year, the second semester rolls around and teachers find that their seniors are antsy to graduate. College acceptance letters are coming, and effort... Read more »

ASB changes people for the better

ASB changes people for the better

Hana Wong, Staff Writer
January 14, 2015
Filed under Campus, Featured, Student Bios

Sophomore Vice President Ryan Geronimo strives to contribute positivity to Carlmont's campus. Among his peers, Geronimo is known as the laid-back chill guy that tries to bring his fun energy to the hallways of Carlmont. To fulfill his idea, Geronimo went into freshman year signing up to be in ASB. Later,... Read more »