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Varsity water polo keeps spirit high

Varsity water polo keeps spirit high

Kimiko Okumura, Staff Writer

October 3, 2014


Filed under Multimedia, Top News

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Love yourself, not thigh gaps

Love yourself, not thigh gaps

Veronika Dvorakova, Art Director/Columnist

October 3, 2014


Filed under A Dash of Sass, Opinion, Top News

Are you sick of listening to girls wish for thigh gaps? Boys kicking themselves because their stomachs resemble kegs more closely than a six-packs? Young women feeling insecure because of the size of their breasts? Are you tired of being one of them? I know I am. The matter of the fact is that...

Students across campus compete for the cup

Students across campus compete for the cup

Avery Adams, Staff Writer

October 2, 2014


Filed under Campus, Top News

Music blasts from speakers and mixes with the cheers and hollers. Curious students crowd the quad stairs to watch the spectacle. The Carlmont Cup is an annual tournament held by the associated student body, where teams and clubs compete in a variety of unique games. "It's just a way for people...

Ramroth co-sponsors Gay-Straight Alliance

Ramroth co-sponsors Gay-Straight Alliance

Sarah Schisla, Scot Scoop Editor

September 30, 2014


Filed under Campus, Top News

Carlmont's Gay-Straight Alliance, which has been renamed "Harmony: Carlmont's Alliance for Queer Youth and their Allies," was joined this year by a new sponsor — math and AVID teacher Andrew Ramroth. French and English teacher Joseph Hill, who has been the sole sponsor of Harmony for four years,...

Boy’s varsity water polo falls to Sequoia in close game

Boy’s varsity water polo falls to Sequoia in close game

Danielle Hamer, Staff Writer

September 26, 2014


Filed under Sports, Top News

In their second game of the season, the boy's varsity water polo team was defeated by Carlmont's rival school, Sequoia, with a score of 10-9. The game was close; Sequoia scored the first point and there was no more than a three point gap in points throughout the game. Despite an aggressive defense,...

Consistency is key for varsity volleyball

Consistency is key for varsity volleyball

Kimiko Okumura, Staff Writer

September 25, 2014


Filed under Multimedia, Top News

Girls varsity volleyball starts the season off strong with a victory against Woodside High School in the first league game of the season. Despite the win, the team continues to work hard to improve on all aspects of the sport in order to have a successful season. "We had strong finishes, so that...

Drama department prepares for the upcoming year

Drama department prepares for the upcoming year

Gianna Schuster, Staff Writer

September 23, 2014


Filed under Activity Bios, Top News

The 2014-2015 school year is off to a start, and so are plans for Carlmont’s drama department. The upcoming fall play will be “You Can’t Take It with You,” a classic American comedy filled with, “really zany, wild characters,” according to Drama teacher and director Nancy Martin. The...

A new start for Carlmont Chamber Singers

A new start for Carlmont Chamber Singers

Marco Sevilla, Staff Writer

September 22, 2014


Filed under Activity Bios, Top News

As a new year of Carlmont beings, so does a new year of the Chamber Singers. Out of the nine choirs supervised by choir director Genevieve Tep, Chamber Singers is considered the  most advanced-level choir. Every year about 33 female and male students are chosen to be in the class after an audition...

Screamin’ Scots roar into new school year

Screamin’ Scots roar into new school year

Kat Savin, ScotCenter Video Editor

September 21, 2014


Filed under Activity Bios, Top News

Dressed up in white and blue, exploding with school spirit, Screamin’ Scots is cheering into their 16th year of school spirit. Screamin’ Scots consists of about 145 students who attend football, basketball, and now lacrosse games, cheering on Carlmont’s teams with organized cheers and screaming....

Sweet justice in the chocolate industry

Sweet justice in the chocolate industry

Sarah Schisla, Scot Scoop Editor

September 16, 2014


Filed under News, Top News

For almost two decades, major chocolate companies have maintained a lower price level by sourcing their cocoa from plantations that use slave labor. Now, something is finally being done about it — three victims of child slavery will be allowed to take these companies to court. According to ...

Varsity football starts off season victorious

Varsity football starts off season victorious

Justine Phipps, Scot Scoop Editor

September 6, 2014


Filed under Sports, Top News

The Carlmont Scots came out loud and proud with a 47-0 victory against the Yerba Buena Warriors. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a95PHtYXnD8 The Scots started off the game with a touchdown late in the first quarter. Keeping their defense tight, the Scots held their lead to finish of the first ...

English teacher Migdail endeavors to inspire his students

Tori Shanefelter, Staff Writer

September 3, 2014


Filed under Campus, Staff Bios, Top News

Carlmont English teacher, Erik Migdail strives to be "caring, knowledgable, and fun" in the eyes of his students. "I would hope that the first word [my students] would use to describe me would be caring. The most important thing to me [as a teacher] is to form a relationship with my students and hel...

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