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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


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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


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New ASB president brings unique perspective

New ASB president brings unique perspective

Andrea Butler, Staff Writer

March 24, 2018


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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 ...

Nowruz celebration brings people together

Nowruz celebration brings people together

Nihal Karim, Staff Writer

March 21, 2018


Filed under News, Top News

To some, the official beginning of spring means little. To Persians, the beginning of spring is a time for celebration. For the people of Iran, many of their surrounding neighbors, and Persian Americans, the beginning of spring means the beginning of Nowruz, or Persian New Year: an ancient holiday...

Gem and jewelry show allures gemstone fanatics

Gem and jewelry show allures gemstone fanatics

Ailee Lim, Staff Writer

March 21, 2018


Filed under News, Top News

Diamonds may be a girl's best friend, but the Intergem Gem and Jewelry Show had more than just diamonds. The show took place from March 16-18 in the San Mateo County Event Center. It boasted a list of over 100 sellers. The gems sold were varying, with all of them coming from various parts of th...

San Carlos City Council candidates prepare for election

San Carlos City Council candidates prepare for election

Molly Donaldson, Staff Writer

March 20, 2018


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Three new candidates have announced their campaigns for the upcoming San Carlos City Council elections. The elections will be held in November 2018 and three seats will be open. The candidates, Adam Rak, Laura Parmer-Lohan, and Sara McDowell, are using the early phase of the campaign season to...

Carlmont Art Show showcases student accomplishment

Carlmont Art Show showcases student accomplishment

Kylie Lin, Staff Writer

March 18, 2018


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Tucked away in the corner of the Carlmont campus lies the Visual Arts Program's largest annual event — the Art Show. From March 15-16, the Visual Arts department hosted this show in F22. Held during Open House, the Art Show showcased students’ various artistic creations. Art teacher Cynthia...

Historical ships drop anchor in Redwood City

Historical ships drop anchor in Redwood City

Connor Rickson, Staff Writer

March 15, 2018


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History comes alive in the Port of Redwood City. On March 9, Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain made land in the Port of Redwood City Municipal Marina. The Lady Washington and the Hawaiian Chieftain are two tall ships that were built in 1988. They are sister ships and first joined each other du...

Students express support through nationwide walkout

Students express support through nationwide walkout

Connor Lin, Staff Writer

March 15, 2018


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Enough. Never again. These slogans, along with many posters, social media posts, and heartfelt messages, were spread throughout the Carlmont community in the weeks preceding a nationwide school walkout, which took place on March 14 at 10 a.m. Hundreds of Carlmont students joined the thousands...

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