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Opinion: Warriors make NBA boring

Opinion: Warriors make NBA boring

Miles Ozorio, Staff Writer

May 24, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Sports, Sports Talk, Top News

With the Golden State Warriors completing their sweep of the Portland Trailblazers on Monday night, the NBA trophy is looking like it going to be coming back to the bay for the fourth time in five years. Exciting, right? Not really. The Warriors are fun to watch, don't get me wrong, and I have been raised since birth to love them as my team. But come on you guys, this is getting old. And they're going to win again. Even if Kevin Durant and DeMarcus Cousins do not make a return to the court, the 2015 version of the Warriors that we are seeing right now is the hottest team in the NBA. Stephen Curry is playing his best basketball without Durant to pass the ball to. In the Warriors' last 32 games without Durant, Steph has averaged nearly 30 points, 6.6 assists, and has shot the three at 42%.  Another man that seems to be on a tear right now is Draymond Green. Entering the finals, Green is coming off one of the best playoff series of his career. Green nearly averaged a triple-double against the Blazers, with 16.5 PPG, 11.8 RPG, and 8.8 APG. With the guaranteed return of Andre Iguodala (who missed game four against the Trailblazers due to a calf strain) to guard either Toronto's Kawhi Leonard or Milwaukee's Giannis Antetokounmpo, the r...

Belmont Library moves toward sustainability

Belmont Library moves toward sustainability

Nihal Karim, Staff Writer

May 24, 2019


Filed under News, Top News

Earth is dying. That is the conclusion that many people may draw just by viewing their Instagram stories, which urge them to protect the environment through donations, or that one like equals one more step in saving the planet. But is there a way that would help us get more involved? Every third Sunday of ...

Carlmont Class of 2019 Plans

Carlmont Class of 2019 Plans

May 20, 2019


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Hometown Days brings San Carlos back to its roots, rain or shine

Hometown Days brings San Carlos back to its roots, rain or shine

Mariela Ramirez and Camran Hitchcock

May 20, 2019


Filed under News, Top News

With summer just around the corner, San Carlos residents come to enjoy a festival that embodies the spirit of the community. Hometown Days was first proposed by Mayor Pat Bennie in 1979 as a "family-oriented day" to "provide non-profit community clubs and organizations an opportunity to participate,...

ASB’s publicity commission does more than just brighten up campus

ASB’s publicity commission does more than just brighten up campus

Maya Lip, Staff Writer

May 13, 2019


Filed under Campus, Top News

ASB’s publicity commission is unlike any other at Carlmont High School. Rather than planning and coordinating events as most commissions do, publicity manages to promote them to the entire student body. Many students are able to see the colorful posters plastered on various spots around campus. ...

Varsity baseball takes a win against Terra Nova for the seniors

Varsity baseball takes a win against Terra Nova for the seniors

Kathryn Stratz, Staff Writer

May 13, 2019


Filed under Sports, Top News

On Wednesday, May 8 the Carlmont varsity baseball team defeated the Terra Nova Tigers, also celebrating the Scots' 11 seniors. The season has seen the Scots bring in 9 league wins and four league losses, putting them at second place in league, just behind Menlo School. The win on Wednesday sec...

The rising fear over climate change

The rising fear over climate change

Zachary Khouri, Staff Writer

May 9, 2019


Filed under Features, News, Top News

Four hundred and eleven million people across the world would be exposed to drought. Eighty million people to drowning. As much as 56 centimeters on average would the sea level rise; in some places, 50 feet. The chances of land being suitable for the transmission of deadly diseases, such as...

Seniors say goodbye to Carlmont Dance

Seniors say goodbye to Carlmont Dance

Talia Fine, Multimedia Managing Editor

May 8, 2019


Filed under Activity Bios, In-Depth, Multimedia, Top News

The seniors in the Carlmont dance program are jumping into next year and beyond. They have some thoughts to share as they leave behind a program that has played a big role in their high school careers. This content features a series of reflections and fond memories from the program's leading ladies,...

Art brings new energy to Redwood City

Art brings new energy to Redwood City

Audrey Luey, Staff Writer

May 7, 2019


Filed under News, Top News

The Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation hosted its monthly Open Paint 2.0 community event, welcoming friends, family, and strangers to the Redwood City Courthouse Square to enjoy an afternoon of outdoor painting. The Community Advocacy Through Art (CATA) organization presents Open Paint 2.0, with programs including local nonprofits and the artwork of rising hi...

Warm weather sparks exploration

Warm weather sparks exploration

Leela Stuepfert, Staff Writer

May 6, 2019


Filed under News, Top News

With the variety of outdoor adventures located near Half Moon Bay, there is no longer a need to travel all the way down to the beach to breathe in salty air and gaze upon whales. As the winter season takes a turn into the summer, high school students are tempted to explore new vistas. “My friend...

Editorial: Administration should be held accountable for calling out hate speech

Editorial: Administration should be held accountable for calling out hate speech

Editorial Staff

May 6, 2019


Filed under Editorials, Opinion, Top News

Several days ago, an Instagram account containing hate speech material towards a Carlmont staff member was discovered. Among its posts include racist and anti-semitic content. In an email to Scot Scoop, Ralph Crame, Carlmont's principal said, "We are working to identify the person or persons responsible...

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