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Kindness Week warms school environment

Kindness Week warms school environment

Maya Lip, Staff Writer

March 24, 2019


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Students gathered in the quad to make bracelets for Kindness Week, a week-long event filled with small activities to promote goodwill and spread positivity. To kick off the week, colorful notes with kind messages flooded locker halls. On Tuesday and Wednesday, students huddled around a bracelet booth...

JV baseball fights back in a race with the Mustangs

JV baseball fights back in a race with the Mustangs

Natalie Doud, Staff Writer

March 24, 2019


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The Scots were able to make a strong come back in a tight game against the Capuchino Mustangs, pulling a win on Wednesday afternoon. The first two innings were scoreless, both teams putting up a strong defense, with multiple players hitting pop flies out to center field and striking out to quickly en...

Boat project has Carlmont students racing to the finish line

Boat project has Carlmont students racing to the finish line

Katie Blondino, Staff Writer

March 21, 2019


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This year’s geometry classes competed against one another in the second annual boat race. The geometry teachers asked their students to create boats made only of cardboard, duct tape, and plastic bags that would be able to float across the pool and back while carrying a student. The project was...

JV boys lacrosse out-hustles Mountain View

JV boys lacrosse out-hustles Mountain View

Zain Patel, Staff Writer

March 17, 2019


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Head Coach Chris Agbanusi doesn't ask much from his JV lacrosse players other than to put their hearts into the game. While not pretty, his boys did just that, pulling off a 10-9 win at home against Mountain View. "We did a lot of silly mistakes, and our defense was having a little trouble. Honestly,...

A light in the darkness: How different Carlmont students cope with struggles

A light in the darkness: How different Carlmont students cope with struggles

Zachary Khouri, Staff Writer

March 16, 2019


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DISCLAIMER: This article has themes involving depression, anxiety, and suicide. If these topics are likely to trigger you, it is suggested that you stop reading. “I want to die.” It rolls off of your tongue easier than ever before. You slip the graded paper, a red F, back into your binder, ...

New rotation of art exhibits bring vibrance to Redwood City with secret, empowering messages

New rotation of art exhibits bring vibrance to Redwood City with secret, empowering messages

Shayna Yurovitsky, Staff Writer

March 15, 2019


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In the Redwood City Courthouse Square, a new art installation has been established. Through a new program named Art Kisoki, Redwood City has partnered with different artists, both local and global, to incorporate modern issues into contemporary art pieces. The exhibition opened on Mar. 9 and will run...

Varsity baseball dominates King’s Academy

Varsity baseball dominates King’s Academy

Kathryn Stratz, Staff Writer

March 11, 2019


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Carlmont's varsity baseball's official season continued on Friday, March 9, in a winning game versus King's Academy. Jasper Loo, a junior and center fielder, said, "I think the beginning of the season is going okay so far; we are now 4-2 with our two losses being against good teams [Pioneer and Serra...

Maslenitsa celebration unites Russian community

Maslenitsa celebration unites Russian community

Nihal Karim, Staff Writer

March 11, 2019


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As winter comes to an end, March begins with blooming flowers, warmer weather, and rainy afternoons. For people from Eastern Europe, however, the beginning of March means another thing: the beginning of Maslenitsa. Maslenitsa is an old Slavic holiday that celebrates the end of winter and the begin...

Pet-lovers paint for a cause

Pet-lovers paint for a cause

Anika Bhatnagar, Staff Writer

March 6, 2019


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Bottle and Bottega’s “Paint your Pet” event allowed locals to paint portraits of their pets while raising money for the Peninsula Humane Society. Bottle and Bottega is a paint-and-sip company, meaning they host art parties and teach people to paint step-by-step. The company is owned by Dale and Laura ...

Shelter animals are subject to negative misconceptions

Shelter animals are subject to negative misconceptions

Camran Hitchcock, staff writer

March 6, 2019


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Home is a place for one to be loved, taken care of, and nurtured, a luxury that many shelter animals never get to experience. According to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), 6.5 million companion animals enter the U.S. shelter systems every year. Of those animals,...

Opinion: Know your privilege

Opinion: Know your privilege

Nisha Marino, Staff Writer

March 4, 2019


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People will tell you to check your privilege all the time. Before you laugh it off as a “snowflake statement,” think about the parts of your identity that allow you to dismiss the issue. If you’ve never had to think about how some unchangeable aspect of yourself influences your day-to-day li...

Scots JV baseball gets shellacked by rival Sequoia in their season opener

Scots JV baseball gets shellacked by rival Sequoia in their season opener

Joshua Baxter, Staff Writer

March 2, 2019


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The Carlmont Scots JV boys baseball team suffered a 16-3 mercy-rule defeat to rival Sequoia Cherokees at home on Friday, unable to make it past the fifth inning. Sequoia got started right off the bat, scoring five runs in the first inning off of Scot's starting pitcher Tai Takahashi, a sophomore....

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