10 ways to stay fit throughout the school day

10 ways to stay fit throughout the school day

Danielle Hamer, Staff Writer
February 11, 2015
Filed under Campus

It’s February, and students have a lot on their minds. There’s Valentines Day -- ah! love! romance! chocolate! There’s Presidents’ Day break -- thank you Presidents, for giving us a four-day weekend. We can’t wait to catch up on sleep. Also, thanks for governing our nation and all. There... Read more »

DECA hosts Electric Vibes Mixer

DECA hosts Electric Vibes Mixer

Arianna Bayangos, News Editor
February 5, 2015
Filed under Campus

The Carlmont Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) club is hosting its first mixer, Electric Vibes, at the Quinlan Community Center on Feb. 6 from 7 to 10 p.m. Carlmont alumni Ryan Pau will be featured as the DJ. Senior Grace Yi and sophomores Connie Yi and River Manochio have been organizing... Read more »

Carlmont FOMF beats out Castilleja two years in a row

Carlmont FOMF beats out Castilleja two years in a row

Ethan Wong, Staff Writer
February 5, 2015
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On Feb. 5, 2015 defending champion Carlmont's Friends of Millard Fillmore club received its second trophy in two years. Every year since Dr. Robert Hunter started FOMF in 1969, Carlmont has been participating in the trivia hunt that occurs on the weekend of Feb. 2. FOMF is a trivia hunt in which... Read more »

Isono balances 11 years of hula

Isono balances 11 years of hula

Connie Yi, Staff Writer
February 3, 2015
Filed under Campus, Student Bios

At 4 years old, many children attend preschool to learn the alphabet song. Sophomore Kiana Isono set her mind to become a hula dancer. "My mom lived in Hawaii so I was aways surrounded by hula dancers and I always thought they were really pretty so I wanted to be pretty too," said Isono. That... Read more »

Music teacher of 31 years inspires students

Music teacher of 31 years inspires students

Sonia Paulo, Staff Writer
January 29, 2015
Filed under Campus, Featured, Staff Bios

John DaBaldo is head of the instrumental music program at Carlmont High School. He has taught at the school for eight years, but not many people know that he had a music career long before. DaBaldo started playing the trumpet when he was three after seeing his older brother take up the hobby. “I... Read more »

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
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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 »