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Sober Prom aims to stop drunk driving

Sober Prom aims to stop drunk driving

Kylie Lin, Staff Writer

April 19, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

Prom night, for many, is a night of parties — a night of fun. It is a time of elation, anticipation, and joy where high school students can let loose and enjoy themselves for one magical evening. However, behind this excitement lies inevitable risks. The night of prom, which has involved underage...

Vandals strike Belmont neighborhood

Vandals strike Belmont neighborhood

Connor Rickson

April 15, 2018


Filed under News, Top News

The usually quiet city of Belmont experienced an unusually unpleasant night in the last few days of March. Between the night of March 29 and the morning of March 30, six vehicles and two homes were vandalized on Belmont Canyon Road. The suspect or suspects are currently unknown. The vandals tagged...

Vallero’s winning streak continues off the field

Vallero’s winning streak continues off the field

Veronica Roseborough, Staff writer

April 11, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

The life of a coach is not an easy one. One may wake up aiming to enrich the lives of students and end up falling short. Rich Vallero, a varsity baseball coach and physical education (P.E.) teacher at Carlmont, knows this feeling all too well. “Sometimes when you strap it on and go to work eve...

San Carlos temporarily ‘taps’ into new water source

San Carlos temporarily ‘taps’ into new water source

Emma Romanowsky, Staff Writer

April 6, 2018


Filed under News, Top News

San Carlos has received its water from Yosemite’s Hetch Hetchy Reservoir for 105 years. As a result, locals are accustomed to the fresh, crisp taste of their tap water. hey guys currently having a meltdown because i realized when i leave for college i’m gonna have to drink gross not bay area tap...

Being nice to people won’t stop school shootings

Being nice to people won’t stop school shootings

Nina Heller, Staff Writer

April 5, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Top News

What do a smile, a wave, a "hello," and an offer to be someone's partner in a group project all have in common? None of them have ever stopped a school shooting from occurring. After the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, as students rose up and walked out of class on March 14, there...

Varsity softball knocks Sequoia ‘out of the park’ in a 10-0 game

Varsity softball knocks Sequoia ‘out of the park’ in a 10-0 game

Mia-Isobel Craig, Staff Writer

April 4, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top News

Cheers and words of encouragement could be heard throughout the field as Carlmont's batters went up to home base. "Go babe!" and "You got this kid!" were commonly heard remarks from players all around. On April 3, the Scots beat Sequoia 10-0, maintaining their winning streak. "The team gets along pretty w...

Scots’ Symphony brings ‘Phantom of the Opera’ to Carlmont

Scots’ Symphony brings ‘Phantom of the Opera’ to Carlmont

Kylie Lin, Staff Writer

April 4, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

On April 2, Carlmont music group Scots’ Symphony performed a medley of “Phantom of the Opera” — with a twist. The group, consisting of various Carlmont instrumentalists and vocalists, played through their set during lunch in the quad. Jenna Williamson, a senior and vice president of the club...

Varsity softball continues their winning streak in memory of Jim Liggett

Varsity softball continues their winning streak in memory of Jim Liggett

Kimberly Mitchell, Staff Writer

April 1, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top News

Less than a year ago, Jim Liggett, a beloved coach, teacher, and friend of many, passed away due to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) or Lou Gehrig's disease. In a ceremony held before their game against Woodside High School on March 28, the varsity softball team that he dedicated 41 years to dedicated their season to him. Tying their h...

Carlmont Choir’s ‘American Songbook’ is a joyous success

Carlmont Choir’s ‘American Songbook’ is a joyous success

Charlie McBrian, Staff Writer

March 25, 2018


Filed under A&E, Campus, Top News

The Performing Arts Center was packed last Friday, March 23, as audiences went to see Carlmont Choir's spring concert entitled "American Songbook." "American Songbook" covered a variety of selections from America’s past, much of which was largely based on the songbook of the same name. “...

Students march for their lives

Students march for their lives

Kaylee George, Staff Writer

March 24, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, News, Top News

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New ASB president brings unique perspective

New ASB president brings unique perspective

Andrea Butler, Staff Writer

March 24, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

Valerie Wang is the first ASB president that hasn’t been a class officer before and the first ASB president that came from the Service Council sector rather than the Activities sector. However, this doesn’t mean that she’s any less competent than those who came before her. Wang first became...

Varsity boys’ volleyball claims a victory against the Vikings

Varsity boys’ volleyball claims a victory against the Vikings

Mackenzie O'Connell, Staff Writer

March 23, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top News

The Scots' gym was already as clean as could be, but the boys' varsity volleyball team felt an urge to sweep the floor. Instead of grabbing a broom, they swept the floor with Mills High School in a 3-0 set sweep. That day, March 21, the Scots won on their home court against the Vikings. Although the Vikings worked hard, the ...

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