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
Filed under Campus, Featured, Student Bios

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 »

When in doubt, dance it out

When in doubt, dance it out

Alisa Takahashi , Staff Writer
December 10, 2014
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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
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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
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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 »