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Varsity Lady Scots defeat Hillsdale Knights

Varsity Lady Scots defeat Hillsdale Knights

Alisa Takahashi, Staff Writer
October 22, 2013
Filed under Sports, Top News

Carlmont High School's varsity volleyball team is the perfect example of how hard-work and determination eventually do pay off. With only a mere three sets, the Lady Scots were quickly able to find their rhythm and dominate the Hillsdale Knights. From the beginning, Carlmont "started fast and controlled...

Scots put the hype in homecoming

Scots put the hype in homecoming

October 22, 2013
Filed under Campus, Top News

“I bleed blue,” said Homecoming Princess nominee Julia Semmler, “I love spirit and I love Carlmont.” Homecoming week 2013 started off with excitement and energy flooding the campus. Carlmont’s Associated Student Body (ASB) has worked long and hard to prepare for this year’s homecoming...

Roberta Scott believes in the value of language

Roberta Scott believes in the value of language

Jessica Adair, Staff Writer/Columnist
October 21, 2013
Filed under Campus, Staff Bios, Top News

While most high school seniors are focused on college applications and prom, Roberta Scott, world language teacher, left the Bay Area to continue high school in a foreign country. Although the idea of living in a foreign country can appear frightening to some, Scott used her language skills to her...

Lady Scots streak snapped

Lady Scots streak snapped

October 19, 2013
Filed under Top News

An early two-goal lead was not enough for the Lady Scots as they fell 9-5 to Menlo-Atherton Oct. 16, snapping their two-game winning streak. The Scots started off strong, getting two goals early on the Menlo-Atherton goalie to take a 2-0 lead into the second quarter. However, that's about as good...

Cyberbullies arrested in connection with suicide of 12-year-old girl

Cyberbullies arrested in connection with suicide of 12-year-old girl

Aria Frangos, Staff Writer
October 19, 2013
Filed under News, Top News

"Yes ik [I know] I killed Rebecca and IDGAF [I don't give a f--k]." This Facebook post was the decision-maker for authorities to arrest two young Fla. girls charged with the aggravated stalking that drove a 12-year-old peer to suicide last month. A group of about 15 girls led by the two arrested...

Jerry Hill speaks in JSA meeting

Jerry Hill speaks in JSA meeting

Taran Sun, Staff Writer
October 18, 2013
Filed under Campus, Top News

The Carlmont Junior State of America (JSA) hosted Jerry Hill, California State Senator, on Oct. 16 to speak to students about how the world of politics presents an effective route for making a difference in their community. Hill has an extensive background as a politician, having served as the mayor of ...

Starbucks fall menu madness: Pumpkin drinks and longer lines

Sarah Adams, Staff Writer
October 17, 2013
Filed under A&E, Top News

Starbucks announces its fall menu, bringing new flavors and long lines to many of its local stores. The fall seasonal menu at Starbucks brings back the pumpkin spice latte, salted caramel mocha, pumpkin sugar cookies, and more, but only for a limited time. The short availability of these employee-acclaimed,...

Five shows to see in Rocktober

Naomi Asrir, Staff Writer
October 17, 2013
Filed under A&E, Top News

With the changing of seasons comes new album releases and fresh tunes to beat back the winter blues. Hundreds of artists are now touring the Bay to take part in the long-awaited "Rocktober" shows. City and Colour is performing Oct. 18 at the Fox Theater in Oakland. Canadian indie folk artist Dallas Gree...

Varsity Football doesn’t go down without a fight

Varsity Football doesn’t go down without a fight

Justine Phipps, Scots Scoop Editor
October 12, 2013
Filed under Sports, Top News

The Scots played hard but fell 34-14 against the Hillsdale Knights on Friday afternoon at Hillsdale High School. Hillsdale opened up the game with a touchdown in the first quarter, leading the game to become a defensive battle on both sides until late in the second quarter when the Scots scored a...

JV football does well in first league game

JV football does well in first league game

October 11, 2013
Filed under Sports, Top News

The Carlmont Scots started off with a great win for their first league game against the Hillsdale Knights on Oct. 10, 2013. The JV game at Hillsdale concluded with a score of  53-30. Despite the weather showing that winter is approaching with the chilly winds, the Scots refused to let Mother Nature...

Hard work pays off for Lady Scots

Hard work pays off for Lady Scots

Kimiko Okumura, Staff Writer
October 9, 2013
Filed under Sports, Top News

The intense preparation and practice of the girls varsity water polo team helped them push their way to an 8-6 victory against Sequoia High School Wednesday night. "During practice we spent time on the fundamentals of water polo. In close games it comes down to which team will perform better fundamentals,"...

Marvin Gardens pub and grill: worth it?

Marvin Gardens pub and grill: worth it?

October 9, 2013
Filed under A&E, Top News

I entered Marvin Gardens thinking only one thing: this place better have some good grub. And it did. Located at 1160 Old County road in Belmont, Marvin Gardens doesn't quite catch your attention. It has neon signs advertising beer and sports, yet it is still easy to miss. There is very little parking outsid...

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