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An unforgettable night for seniors

An unforgettable night for seniors

Alisa Takahashi, Staff Writer
November 6, 2013
Filed under Sports, Top News

Emotions ran high during the last senior home game, but that did not stop the Lady Scots from losing focus and defeating the San Mateo Bearcats. The Lady Scots quickly got their heads in the game and defeated the Bearcats in three short sets. With pre-game celebrations like decorating the gym and showe...

Bastille’s ‘Bad Blood’ will take you on an adventure

Bastille’s ‘Bad Blood’ will take you on an adventure

Marco Sevilla, Staff Writer
November 6, 2013
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The up-and-coming British band, Bastille, made their debut in the United States with their studio album, "Bad Blood." The album was released to mixed praise and a quickly growing fan base. After many name changes and mix tape releases, Bastille may have finally found their ladder to success. With thei...

Key Club members help out the community

Key Club members help out the community

Miranda Irwin, Staff Writer
November 5, 2013
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Key Club is an international student-led organization which is associated with Kiwanis International. In the club, students all around the world are presented with opportunities to provide service in their communities as well as globally. Key Club was started at Sacramento High School in 1925. The aim ...

The real way to run

The real way to run

Sarah Schisla, Staff Writer
November 4, 2013
Filed under Sports, Top News

Running is not the “natural skill” that everyone seems to think it is. Without knowing the proper running technique, it is possible that someone could be running incorrectly. There are different techniques for distance running and for sprinting. Cross Country Head Coach Al Schmidt said, “For distance,...

Students greeting college meetings

Students greeting college meetings

November 4, 2013
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As seniors start to obsess over college applications and juniors begin to delve into the possibilities of their post-high school plans, dreary questions nag in the back of the mind of the average upperclassman: What do college admission officers want to see from me? How do I know what colleges I want to ap...

Former student plays Carrie on a professional stage

Former student plays Carrie on a professional stage

Athena Duran, Staff Writer
November 4, 2013
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Many have dreamed of performing on a professional stage in a big city. For former Carlmont student Cristina Oeschger, this dream became reality. "Carrie the Musical" took stage at the Victoria Theatre in San Francisco, starring Oeschger as Carrie White. Having participated in many musical productions...

Castilleja overpower Lady Scots

Castilleja overpower Lady Scots

Kian Karamdashti, Staff Writer
November 3, 2013
Filed under Sports, Top News

The Castilleja Gators proved too much for girls' varsity as they defeated the Lady Scots 12-1 Oct. 30 in Palo Alto. The Lady Scots knew that they were going into a tough match-up this week, but were ready for the challenge. "Castilleja have a really good team this year, they have a lot of good...

Jeffrey’s: King of Hamburgers?

Jeffrey’s: King of Hamburgers?

Tracy Chu, Staff Writer
November 1, 2013
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Jeffrey’s Hamburgers in Downtown San Mateo, Calif. serves classic “diner-style” food with much variety and many flavors. Located on South B Street, Jeffrey’s restaurant has an almost retro feel to it, complimented with a fun atmosphere and great food. Their dishes include burgers, French fries,...

Carlmont’s stand against cancer

Carlmont’s stand against cancer

Sabrina Talpur, Staff Writer
November 1, 2013
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“When someone has cancer, it affects not only that person but everyone else around them. In the long run so many people are targeted by the disease and I’ve always wanted to help find a way to a cure or at least educate people on the issue,” said senior Sandra Blumer. Carlmont's American Cancer...

Victorious in PALs for the first time

Victorious in PALs for the first time

Angelina Castillo, Staff Writer
October 30, 2013
Filed under Sports, Top News

Another victory over San Mateo Bearcats leads the Lady Scots to being the first time ever co-champions in the  Pacific Athletic League (PAL). Coach Amina Halsey of the girls tennis team said, “We have played San Mateo before and won 7-0, and with regards to being league champions this is the first ...

Scots boast major school spirit

Scots boast major school spirit

Julia Kranzler, Staff Writer
October 30, 2013
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In the past, Carlmont has not been known for school spirit, which has ASB stumped as to what made this year so much different. "We were sitting and trying to figure out what made the difference this year because last year was obviously spirited, too, but this year was an all time high. Mr. Kelly was...

Varsity Football captures homecoming victory against Jefferson

Varsity Football captures homecoming victory against Jefferson

Justine Phipps, Scots Scoop Editor
October 26, 2013
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Carlmont stands tall with a Homecoming win against Jefferson on Friday night, regaining their status after losing last year’s homecoming game. Jefferson led off the game with a touchdown within the first minute of the game. They held their lead 7-0 throughout the first quarter. Carlmont tied...

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