The Vexillological Society is Carlmont’s Flag Club

The Vexillological Society is Carlmont’s Flag Club

Ethan Wong, Staff Writer
January 24, 2015
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"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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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 »

No date, no problem

No date, no problem

Danielle Hamer, Scot Scoop In Depth Editor
January 14, 2015
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It’s Winter Formal time, and love is in the air. No, you weren't hallucinating, another girl just came into your fifth period with a bouquet of roses. And the rumors are true -- that shy guy finally got the guts to ask his friend to be his date. Dateless? It happens. Among the adorable... Read more »

Harmony is Carlmont’s organization for queer youths and their allies

Harmony is Carlmont’s organization for queer youths and their allies

Ethan Wong, Staff Writer
January 8, 2015
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The Gay-Straight Alliance Club, also known as Harmony, aims to spread awareness and create a safe and supportive environment for queers on Carlmont's campus. Junior Sierra Segal,  Harmony Co-President, said, "The Gay-Straight Alliance Club is an activist club. We are about creating a supportive environment... Read more »

Water main break gives students an extra day of vacation

Water main break gives students an extra day of vacation

Lauren Tierney, Staff Writer
January 8, 2015
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Students at Carlmont high school gained an extra day of vacation due to the water main break on Terra Linda campus leaving the school without access to water. Between 10:30 and 11 p.m. Monday night the water main was reported broken which resulted in the closing of other San Carlos schools; Tierra... Read more »

DECA inspires entrepreneur River Manochio to reach greater heights

DECA inspires entrepreneur River Manochio to reach greater heights

Connie Yi, Staff Writer
January 7, 2015
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Finding a passion to pursue is a difficult decision for most but not for sophomore River Manochio. Manochio joined a club called DECA in the beginning of his sophomore year, which is a business club where future entrepreneurs and businesspeople come together and compete against each other to win... Read more »