District searches for Gleaton replacement

District searches for Gleaton replacement

Sarah Schisla, Scot Scoop Editor
April 10, 2015
Filed under Campus, Slider

After a meeting last Thursday, April 2, only three candidates remain for the position of Carlmont Principal. In light of her husband’s health issues, Principal Lisa Gleaton announced... Read more »

Brian Ellis is a nerdy teacher with a different approach

Brian Ellis is a nerdy teacher with a different approach

Ivy Nguyen, Staff Writer
April 7, 2015
Filed under Campus, Staff Bios

Brian Ellis, the physics and computer science teacher, is deeply passionate about science and nerdy things. "During my free time, I walk my dog, play soccer, play strategy computer games and board games with my friends, and do all nerdy things," said Ellis. However, something uncommon about Ellis... Read more »

Funny students wanted for Carlmont’s Improv Team

Funny students wanted for Carlmont’s Improv Team

Ethan Wong, Staff Writer
April 5, 2015
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Are you funny? Do you love acting? Audition for Carlmont's very own Improv team. Improv, short for improvisational theater, is a form of comedic acting where performers make up the scene on the spot. Junior Max Lieberman said, "Improv is coming up with things on the spot. We play games where... Read more »

Skrenta pursues interests outside of swimming

Skrenta pursues interests outside of swimming

Naomi Asrir, Staff Writer
April 5, 2015
Filed under Bios, Featured, Student Bios

Many varsity athletes struggle with finding the time to explore hobbies outside of their sport. But for the select few who carve out a few minutes each day to pursue their passions, endless rewards abound. Sophomore David Skrenta is a varsity swimmer, soon-to-be-pilot, stock trader, and CEO and founder... Read more »

Cheung sisters take on CMEA with a unanimous superior

Cheung sisters take on CMEA with a unanimous superior

Connie Yi, Staff Writer
April 1, 2015
Filed under Campus, Featured

Imagine young students sitting together trying to figure out how to play a piece of wood or metal. This is how the Cheung sisters began their journey with their instruments. In the fourth grade, Ashley Cheung started playing her clarinet and continues to play in her senior year. Sophomore Brittany... Read more »

Carlmont students advance to All State

Carlmont students advance to All State

Kiera Pendleton-White, Staff Writer
March 31, 2015
Filed under Campus, Featured

"It was a beautiful, glorious, delicious experience. Singing with skilled musicians from all over California and hearing their various backgrounds was an truly eye-opening experience," said senior Adrian Chan. In the past weekend, 11 choral students from Carlmont went down to Pasadena, California... Read more »

A new break for physics

A new break for physics

Mia Hogan, Staff Writer
March 31, 2015
Filed under Campus

Go big or go home. Next year, aspiring physics students will face two options, the five-point AP class or four-point regular level physics. Students regularly pick a science path early on due to the time investment of two years per AP science. Students would have to pick between AP Chem or AP Physics,... Read more »

Ang’s longtime dedication to the violin

Ang’s longtime dedication to the violin

Hana Wong, Staff Writer
March 25, 2015
Filed under Bios, Featured, Student Bios

Sophomore Siobhan Ang has been dedicated to playing the violin ever since she was 4 years old. "I started playing the violin because my parents told me to and because my brother was already playing it for a really long time," said Ang. Since she was in fourth grade, Ang has been enthusiastic about... Read more »

Crisis counselor Shelley Bustmante works to help students

Crisis counselor Shelley Bustmante works to help students

Ivy Nguyen, Staff Writer
March 24, 2015
Filed under Bios, Campus, Staff Bios

For many students, high school can present difficulties. Shelley Bustamante, Carlmont's crisis counselor and SOS coordinator, helps with these students' various problems, from things like school anxiety and friend troubles to sexual assault cases. Bustamante said, "Every day is different. Most of... Read more »

Unwinding after a long day through song writing

Unwinding after a long day through song writing

Connie Yi, Staff Writer
March 18, 2015
Filed under Student Bios

Three minutes is all that it takes. Senior Nisha Aeri has used music and composing to cope with stress all her life. Aeri writes lyrics to express her inner feelings about all aspects in life. Her three minute songs help her get through the rough days of a high schooler. "I started writing lyrics... Read more »

Andy Ramroth is a nerdy, sporty, lovey math teacher

Andy Ramroth is a nerdy, sporty, lovey math teacher

Ivy Nguyen, Staff Writer
March 13, 2015
Filed under Bios, Campus, Staff Bios

If there's someone who has all they want, that person might be Andy Ramroth, a geometry and AP Calculus BC teacher. He loves what he does, he helps others, and is happy with his life. Ramroth said, "I love being a teacher. It is the best job in the world, except for food testers and the people who... Read more »

The rebirth of Sadie Hawkins

The rebirth of Sadie Hawkins

Andrew Cross, Staff Writer
March 12, 2015
Filed under Campus

We live in a society that is accustomed to the boy asking the girl to the dances. The Sadie Hawkins dance will change all of that for students. The Sadie Hawkins dance is on March 20. in Carlmont's main gym. Students get to dress up in their favorite twin costume with their dates. "It is different... Read more »