Poetry is slamming en Español

Poetry is slamming en Español

Jackson Monge, Staff Writer
March 7, 2016
Filed under Campus

Foreign languages open up new opportunities for the students like jobs and college, but one more "off the beaten path" option is the new one Spanish students will have: an all-Spanish poetry slam. Several students who can "slam the best" will go on a field trip to Palo Alto to slam their poems against... Read more »

Back at it again with Internet fads

Back at it again with Internet fads

Skylar Weiss, Staff Writer
March 5, 2016
Filed under Campus

"Damn, Daniel!" "Back at it again with the white Vans!" These internet references have recently been heard on a frequent basis on and off campus, echoed by student users of social media including Vine, Twitter, and Instagram. The Internet sensation known as "Damn, Daniel" was posted on Feb.... Read more »

Scots want candid candidates for student office

Scots want candid candidates for student office

Jackson Monge, Staff Writer
March 4, 2016
Filed under Campus

Students anxiously wait for March 8, the day that student elections are held in front of the ASB room. Elections determine a lot for students aside from simply who is in charge. Each candidate has their own view on how to make Carlmont even better. Candidates submit their videos for students to watch,... Read more »

Blast from Sojourn to the Past

Blast from Sojourn to the Past

Chesirae Barbano, Staff writer
March 1, 2016
Filed under Campus

Sojourn to the Past transported the civil rights movement to the present with a trip the south. The adventure gave 87 students from Carlmont and other high schools from California and Boston, MA the opportunity to connect with different people and experience the 1960's -- the height of the civil rig... Read more »

Students discover an app smarter than SMART Boards

Students discover an app smarter than SMART Boards

Jill Albertson, Staff Writer
February 29, 2016
Filed under Campus, Top News

Students are gathered in class with pencils out and minds at attention. The teacher is at the front of the room, reviewing last night's homework. Suddenly, the SMART board is zooming in and out and flickering on and off, all while the teacher is across the room with no control. Welcome to a new reality... Read more »

Driven students make spring play possible

Driven students make spring play possible

Alexandra Stein, Staff Writer
February 28, 2016
Filed under Campus

Student-written and student-directed, with the drama department providing costumes and parents painting sets, this year's spring play is a community effort. This year's spring play, "Beyond the Pages," is in full swing of rehearsals in preparation for performance. The spring play is unique compared... Read more »

Scots showcase skill in a night of music

Scots showcase skill in a night of music

Aria Frangos, Scot Scoop Editor
February 27, 2016
Filed under Campus, Top News

Where else can you find a trombone-flute duet, two snazzy jazz combos, student-arranged music, and a cello quintet featuring an electric cello? Carlmont Instrumental Music's annual Chamber Music Night boasted all of these and more on Feb. 26 in a concert of soloists and small groups performing everyt... Read more »

Counselor appointments are accompanied by stress

Counselor appointments are accompanied by stress

Rachel Borshchenko, Staff Writer
February 23, 2016
Filed under Campus

Preparations for the 2016-2017 school year are already well on their way. During the months of Feb., March, and April, all students at Carlmont, except seniors, will have an appointment with their counselor in order to pick classes for the next school year. Freshmen have an even bigger task: they, alo... Read more »

Students respond to iPhone software glitches

Students respond to iPhone software glitches

Brooke Chang, Staff Writer
February 22, 2016
Filed under Campus, Top News

A rainbow-striped apple has been circulating the Internet. It's the old Apple Inc. logo, and its reappearance has been less than welcome in the iPhone community. A recent trend of embracing the retro rainbow apple has lead millions of iPhones to be turned into paperweights. The old Apple Inc. logo... Read more »

High fashion faces pressure to be inclusive

High fashion faces pressure to be inclusive

Celine Yang, Staff Writer
February 19, 2016
Filed under Campus, Opinion

The Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York is in full swing. However, more attention from the mainstream media was dedicated to the issue of diversity and celebrity rather than the latest styles on the runway. Fashion used to be about the clothes. Tall, beautiful, and predominantly white models ... Read more »

Scots challenge modern-day slavery

Scots challenge modern-day slavery

Hanalei Pham, Staff Writer
February 19, 2016
Filed under Campus, Top News

Dehumanized and abused, treated as property and nothing more than chattel, slaves still exist today. Over 30 million people are enslaved today, more than ever before. Modern-day slavery includes human trafficking, forced labor, bonded labor, sex trafficking, and child labor. According to a Soc... Read more »