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Varsity volleyball’s season comes to an end

Varsity volleyball’s season comes to an end

Mackenzie O'Connell

November 2, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top News

"Bump, set, and spike" comes to an end as the varsity volleyball team has had a rewarding season. Throughout the fall season, the Scots have won 27 games and only lost four games.  With vigorous practices and inspirational teamwork, the team came together and had positive results for the 2017-20...

New Children’s Hospital to open doors in December

New Children’s Hospital to open doors in December

Kim Mitchell, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017


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In just one month, the new Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford will officially open, offering state-of-the-art medical facilities and energy efficient technology, while immersing patients in nature. The extension more than doubles the size of the hospital with the addition of a 521,000 square foot building and 3.5 acres of healing gardens. As one of A...

Best of October

Best of October

November 2, 2017


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Great America terrorized by a mob of teenagers

Great America terrorized by a mob of teenagers

Rachel Borshchenko, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017


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Many Bay Area residents’ nights came to a shocking end when mobs of thieves went on a rampage at Great America’s Haunt. Exact numbers are unknown, but police believe that 15-20 boys were involved in alleged robberies, assaults, and thefts. Two people had to be hospitalized, one for being tas...

Jefferson wipes varsity football’s clean record away

Jefferson wipes varsity football’s clean record away

Izzy Mitchell, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017


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Emotions were definitely felt on the field on Friday, Oct. 27. Jefferson High School defeated the Scots 40-28 at the Homecoming game. Not only did this game end Carlmont's 7-0 streak, it the guaranteed Jefferson one game in the Central Coast Section playoffs of the Peninsula Athletic League Lake...

Boys’ soccer tryouts kick off the season

Boys’ soccer tryouts kick off the season

Sophie Lynd, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017


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During the 2016-2017 season, boys' varsity soccer ended with a 3-0 conference record and 6-1-2 record overall. Try-outs held the week of Oct. 30 foreshadow what's to come in the 2017-2018 season. These try-outs serve mainly as training as most of the players have just finished their club seasons....

Webb Ranch’s pumpkin patch brings families together

Webb Ranch’s pumpkin patch brings families together

Anna Feng, Staff Writer

October 27, 2017


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As Halloween draws nearer, families head over to Webb Ranch to pick out the perfect pumpkin. The ranch is a family-run farm in the heart of Portola Valley, which features a petting zoo, pony rides, hay rides, and most importantly, a pumpkin patch. "There are so many activities for the kids," said Nathan...

Assembly reveals homecoming’s true colors

Assembly reveals homecoming’s true colors

Sam Hanlon, Staff Writer

October 27, 2017


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Colors of yellow, pink, green, and blue filled the Terry Stogner gym at Carlmont High School on Oct. 26, 2017, as the annual homecoming assembly took place. Carlmont's homecoming week started with a new tradition, nighttime powder puff. Students gathered at the football field on Tuesday night to watch the fema...

Varsity volleyball beats the Tigers 3-0 on senior night

Varsity volleyball beats the Tigers 3-0 on senior night

Mia-Isobel Craig, Staff Writer

October 25, 2017


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Cheers from the bleachers were heard as the five seniors walked towards the court. It was senior night for the varsity volleyball team on Oct. 24 and to make it even better, the Scots won 3-0 against Terra Nova. The first set began slowly, with both teams scoring points back and forth and neither team dominating the floor, but this didn't last long. A few ...

Girls’ varsity tennis dominates Hillsdale on senior night

Girls’ varsity tennis dominates Hillsdale on senior night

Kylie Lin, Staff Writer

October 24, 2017


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On Oct. 23, the Lady Scots tennis team defeated Hillsdale High School in a crushing 6-1 defeat. The sun beat down relentlessly as Carlmont began their matches for the day in the mid-afternoon. Despite the hot weather conditions, Head Coach Margaret Goldsmith was confident in the players' abiliti...

JV cross country places high at Crystal Springs competition

JV cross country places high at Crystal Springs competition

Alexander English, Staff Writer

October 24, 2017


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On Tuesday, Oct. 24, Carlmont's junior varsity cross country team had their third Peninsula Athletic League (PAL) meet in the sweltering 93-degree heat. With Carlmont varsity boys', varsity girls', and junior varsity girls' cross country coming in first place, the pressure was on for the junior varsit...

Rolling Loud rolls into the Bay Area

Rolling Loud rolls into the Bay Area

Mona Murhamer, Staff Writer

October 23, 2017


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Another music festival added to the Bay Area's many. On Saturday Oct. 21 and Sunday Oct. 22, Rolling Loud Festival took on Mountain View's Shoreline Amphitheatre for two days filled with music, food, and sweaty bodies. The lineup included popular rappers like Lil Wayne, SchoolBoy Q, and Lil Uzi Vert, who all had lighting and special effects ...

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