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Swinging to success

Swinging to success

Danielle Hamer

March 20, 2014


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School clubs are a way for students to find new interests and express their creativity. For swing club members, in addition to meeting new people, getting a great workout, and learning a generations-old style of dance, they get a second family. The swing club meets every thursday at lunch and for at...

Carlmont student is a nationally ranked gymnast

Carlmont student is a nationally ranked gymnast

Athena Duran, Staff Writer

March 19, 2014


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Second semester of senior year can invoke laziness in some soon-to-be graduates. But for senior Erin Macadaeg, there is no room for laziness. Macadaeg said, "I spend six to eight hours at the gym everyday, six days a week." Macadaeg has been participating in gymnastics since she was four years old...

A tough loss for varsity baseball

A tough loss for varsity baseball

Justine Phipps, Scots Scoop Editor

March 16, 2014


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"We all played hard, and we lost," said third baseman Michael McGill. "That's just the way it goes sometimes." Carlmont came out ready to play, but fell short against Palo Alto High School on Saturday afternoon. Palo Alto started off the game strong with a home run, keeping Carlmont on their toes....

Varsity lacrosse prepares for new season

Varsity lacrosse prepares for new season

Kimiko Okumura, Staff Writer

March 15, 2014


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With lacrosse season starting next week, Boys Varsity Lacrosse eagerly prepares for the new season. The Scots continue to work on basic lacrosse skills, such as communication, which is a key component of lacrosse. For many new players, this is their first year on varsity. Head coach Todd Irwin said athleti...

Torn ACL takes her season

Torn ACL takes her season

Brooke Buckley, Staff Writer

March 12, 2014


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A torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) ended the season for Junior Sydney Carlier. The ACL is one of the four major ligaments of the knee joint which coordinates function and promotes stability of the knee. The ACL provides roughly 90 percent of stability for the knee joint Along with tearing her...

Art Club highlights students’ creative sides

Art Club highlights students’ creative sides

Danielle Schneider, Staff Writer

March 9, 2014


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Carlmont’s Art Club has seen significant changes over the years. From a new art building, to new teachers, to new equipment, to new students, the club has evolved since its creation nearly a decade ago. However, that's not to say that the club’s goals have changed. According to senior Zo Higgin...

MUN: The epitome of teen political involvement

MUN: The epitome of teen political involvement

Danielle Hamer

March 5, 2014


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To many high school students, the world of politics can seem intimidating and difficult to understand, but for the members of the Model United Nations club, opportunities to immerse themselves in the world of politics through conferences, discussions, and government involved decision making run rampant. The...

Varsity baseball wins Milpitas tournament

Varsity baseball wins Milpitas tournament

Justine Phipps, Scots Scoop Editor

March 2, 2014


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"We put runs on the board when we needed to," said outfielder Julian Billot. Billot couldn't have said it any better. For the third year in a row, the Carlmont Varsity Baseball team won the championship game at the annual Michael De Jesus Tournament in Milpitas. "We [were] on the right side of...

Boys soccer advances to quarterfinals

Boys soccer advances to quarterfinals

Kimiko Okumura, Staff Writer

February 28, 2014


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 As the rain poured down and the temperature continued to drop, Boys Varsity Soccer kept their minds focused on playing as a team for the first round of Central Coast Section (CCS) Playoffs. Carlmont High School emerged victorious over San Benito High School in double-overtime Wednesday night, Feb. 26. ...

Students eagerly await Heritage Fair

Students eagerly await Heritage Fair

Alyssa Fagel, Editor

February 27, 2014


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There are 196 countries in the world. That’s a lot of different backgrounds and a lot of different heritages. This Friday, Feb. 28, Carlmont High School will be holding its annual Heritage Fair during third period. It will also be a spirit day for students and staff members, who are encouraged to...

Scots face CCS opener without starting sweeper

Scots face CCS opener without starting sweeper

Brooke Buckley, Staff Writer

February 25, 2014


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Carlmont Varsity Girls Soccer heads into their Central Coast Section (CCS) head opener this Wednesday with or without their starting sweeper Olivia Manzanares. Manzanares pulled her hamstring against Woodside High School two weeks ago and attended her first practice since then on Monday. “I h...

The Ukrainian crisis in five points

The Ukrainian crisis in five points

Dana Benelli, Staff Writer

February 25, 2014


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The crisis in Ukraine that left more than eighty government protesters dead reached an apparent solution over the weekend of Feb. 22, although concerns over the country’s future still remain. 1) What agreement was reached? Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych held talks with the foreign minister...

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