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Speed radar signs distribute tickets

Speed radar signs distribute tickets

Darien Malekos, Staff Writer

May 21, 2014


Filed under Top News

Speed radar signs are now being used to ticket speeders. Most, if not all, drivers have driven passed posted radar signs which tell a driver his or her speed as they pass. The foremost purpose of these signs is to let speeders know they need to slow down. However, what many drivers do not know...

A senior day victory for varsity softball

A senior day victory for varsity softball

Justine Phipps, Scots Scoop Editor

May 14, 2014


Filed under Sports, Top News

Flowers, posters, Superman costumes, and a senior day the senior varsity softball players will never forget. A crowd of family members, friends, and teammates watched proudly as the senior players from both Carlmont and Burlingame High School were presented with flowers at Carlmont's last home game...

#BringBackOurGirls seeks justice through social media

#BringBackOurGirls seeks justice through social media

Dana Benelli, Staff Writer

May 12, 2014


Filed under Top News

When 276 girls in Nigeria were abducted from their school and international news remained silent, protesters employed an innovative weapon: the power of social media.

AP testing looms over students

AP testing looms over students

Kian Karamdashti, Staff Writer

May 8, 2014


Filed under Campus, Top News

When Carlmont students arrived to school on May 5, they may have noticed a few students filing into a closed-off  Scots' gym filled with white chairs. These students were heading in to take the first AP test of the 2013-1014 school year. From May 5 to May 16, Carlmont's Scots' gym will be home for...

Dress code is missing the mark

Dress code is missing the mark

Ariana Crame, Staff Writer

May 8, 2014


Filed under A&E, Top News

The school’s dress code is a popular topic for many people. The Feminist Club has had many discussions about the dress code. They have also hosted Principal Lisa Gleaton at one meeting so that the students of the club could understand the administration's point of view, and so Gleaton could get...

School activities and clubs work to end on a high note

School activities and clubs work to end on a high note

Danielle Hamer

May 8, 2014


Filed under Campus, Top News

Students, teachers, and everyone on campus can almost taste summer approaching. However, before students finish that last final and turn  books in for beach towels, campus activities and clubs rush to end their year on a high note. The end of the school year is a time when most clubs and school activities...

Student helps start a company

Student helps start a company

Athena Duran and Shira Stein

May 6, 2014


Filed under Campus, Staff Bios, Top News

A typical college application process can include long essays, requesting letters of recommendation, filling out multiple questionnaires, and whole lot of stress. Senior can be a time filled with mixed emotions, exciting times and various expectations. Once the year starts, seniors are given information...

Gatzert enjoys bilinguality

Gatzert enjoys bilinguality

Lizzy Doctorov, Staff Writer

May 5, 2014


Filed under Campus, Staff Bios, Top News

Carly Gatzert has visited Spain, Mexico, Guatemala, Peru, Chile, Argentina, Ecuador, and Costa Rica because of her love of Spanish. Gatzert visited Spain for the first time when getting her bachelor’s degree, and returned to get her master’s degree. Going to Spain in college was her first time...

A strong victory for varsity baseball

A strong victory for varsity baseball

Justine Phipps, Scots Scoop Editor

May 4, 2014


Filed under Top News

"We came together as a team and picked each other up when we needed to," said left fielder Julian Billot. Carlmont came out strong with a 5-3 win against Terra Nova High School on Friday afternoon. Third baseman Aaron Albaum started off the first inning with a line drive to left field. With...

Talent and dedication lead

Talent and dedication lead

Sarah Schisla, Staff Writer

May 1, 2014


Filed under A&E, Top News

It is no secret that Carlmont's Jazz Ensemble members are dedicated, talented, and successful. The group attends more events outside of Carlmont and has more awards than any other music group. "It's partially because there are more competitions offered in [the jazz category], and the smaller group...

Few students attend Smarter Balance testing

Few students attend Smarter Balance testing

Lauren Tierney, Staff Writer

May 1, 2014


Filed under Campus, Top News

Many 10th and 11th graders saw the Smarter Balance test as a chance to sleep in. The Smarter Balance test given on April 28 and 29 resulted in lower than 50 percent attendance among 10th and 11th graders. Administrative Vice Principal Ralph Crame said, “I was disappointed in the lack of attendanc...

Carlmont students join service trips

Carlmont students join service trips

Kian Karamdashti, Staff Writer

April 27, 2014


Filed under Campus, Top News

For some Carlmont students, spring break in Mexico means sleeping-in, relaxing by the pool, and having no responsibilities to attend to. However, for other students, spring break in Mexico had a whole different meaning. During the week of April 14 to April 18, the Peninsula Covenant Church, Trinity...

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