No date, no problem

No date, no problem

Danielle Hamer, Scot Scoop In Depth Editor
January 14, 2015
Filed under Campus, Featured

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
Filed under Campus, Featured

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
Filed under Campus, Featured, Slider

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
Filed under Campus, Featured, Student Bios

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 »

When in doubt, dance it out

When in doubt, dance it out

Alisa Takahashi , Staff Writer
December 10, 2014
Filed under Campus, Slider, Student Bios

Sometime during an Irish dancer’s career, whether it be after their first recital, while putting on his or her wig, or upon the start of his or her 21st year of competing, he or she looks back and asks– “How did I get here?” Junior Molly McDowell certainly knows she will be looking back on... Read more »

Young talent arises on girls JV Soccer team

Young talent arises on girls JV Soccer team

Becca Garner, Staff Writer
December 7, 2014
Filed under Featured, Student Bios

Passion for a sport is something that many people understand. For freshman Sophia Eaker, soccer has been a lifelong passion. Eaker started playing soccer with her cousin at a very young age. "I've been playing soccer since I was 3 years old," said Eaker. "Soccer means everything to me." Over... Read more »

Aniles DeVoe brings it on

Aniles DeVoe brings it on

Brooke Buckley, Staff Writer
December 3, 2014
Filed under Campus, Featured, Student Bios

The movie “Bring It On” brought senior Aniles DeVoe to cheerleading. “When I watched it, it looked fun so I tried it out freshman year,” said Devoe. After all her hard work, DeVoe was elected to be Carlmont’s varsity cheer captain this year with fellow teammate Sabrina Eftimiou. “I... Read more »

Rockstars at Carlmont enact change

Rockstars at Carlmont enact change

Sophie Haddad, Staff Writer
December 1, 2014
Filed under Staff Bios

A fan whirs overhead. The classroom is devoid of life. Then a guitar comes in, strumming with ease and subtlety. A kick drum and a bass vie for dominance over the low tones rounding out the sphere of sound. The hi-hat grooves in a simultaneously laid back and driving beat. Another guitar enters, plucking... Read more »

English teacher inspired by his family

English teacher inspired by his family

Adriana Ramirez, Staff Writer
November 23, 2014
Filed under Featured, Staff Bios

Robert Colvig, an English teacher at Carlmont, is inspired by his family members’ achievements. Colvig did not start teaching at Carlmont as soon as school started in August. “I was hired two weeks after school started. I have an old mentor supervisor from a credential program. They called... Read more »

Dodgeball tournament feels like recess

Dodgeball tournament feels like recess

Avery Adams, Staff Writer
November 23, 2014
Filed under Campus, Featured

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Senior athletes attend a life-changing lunch

Senior athletes attend a life-changing lunch

Tori Shanefelter, Staff Writer
November 19, 2014
Filed under Campus, Slider, Sports

As the majority of Carlmont students went about their normal lunch routine, four senior athletes met in the Strogner Gym to finalize their commitment to colleges on Tuesday, Nov. 18. The four athletes included softball players Sara Cadona, who committed to University... Read more »

In loving memory of Glenn Kovas

In loving memory of Glenn Kovas

Brooke Buckley, Staff Writer
November 19, 2014
Filed under Campus, Slider, Staff Bios

Lifelong Carlmont aquatics coach and teacher Glenn Kovas passed away on Oct. 27 at age 81. Kovas taught business and math at Carlmont from 1957 to 1999. Kovas was born in Roslyn Washington and grew up in East Palo Alto. He graduated from Sequoia High School where he played football, and established... Read more »