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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...

Boko Haram kills many in raid on Nigerian village

Boko Haram kills many in raid on Nigerian village

Tracy Chu, Staff Writer

February 18, 2014


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The Boko Haram, a terrorist organization based near northeast Nigeria, raided a Nigerian village on Feb. 16, killing more than 100 villagers. According to CNN, the gunmen arrived in the village of Izghe in Borno State, Nigeria "riding in trucks and on several motorcycles.” The group then gathered the m...

Outbreak of fights on campus

Outbreak of fights on campus

Elena Mateus, Staff Writer

February 18, 2014


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"I was walking down the stairs by C hall, and I just heard what sounded like someone’s head being cracked on the ground. By the time I got there, they were just on top of each other fighting," said junior Samantha Hernandez. Hernandez was one of the many eye witnesses to one of the recent fights...

Scot-Sequoia soccer rivalry

Scot-Sequoia soccer rivalry

Scott Schulze, Staff Writer

February 16, 2014


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Carlmont's varsity boys soccer team faced off against the rival team from Sequoia. The game was very intense for both teams, making it more of a battle for the win. Senior Theo Fedronic said, "We needed to win all three of our last games. This game was the second game of the three. Sequoia is always...

Boys varsity triumphs against Capuchino

Boys varsity triumphs against Capuchino

February 14, 2014


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The final score for the Scots Boys Varsity team against the Capuchino Mustangs ended with 55-43, Carlmont taking the win on Feb. 11 at Capuchino High School in San Bruno. The win broke the Scots' two streak lost in their past two games and helped to prepare the boys for their last game of the season...

Robotics: building a team

Robotics: building a team

Gianna Schuster, Editor

February 14, 2014


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Six weeks to design, build, and exhibit a robot made from scratch. For Carlmont’s Robotics team, this is just their annual routine. The Robotics team is part of a worldwide organization called For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST). As stated on the FIRST website, the...

Students choose a lifetime of music

Students choose a lifetime of music

Sarah Schisla, Staff Writer

February 12, 2014


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Although many Carlmont students participate in the instrumental music program throughout high school, only a handful of students plan on making a career out of music. For many, playing an instrument is a hobby or casual skill. But for those pursuing music after high school, it is a much larger part...

A solid victory for varsity soccer

A solid victory for varsity soccer

Justine Phipps, Scots Scoop Editor

February 11, 2014


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They came out fired up, they came out strong, and they came out to win. Girls varsity played hard for a sweet victory against Aragon High School on Tuesday afternoon. "It was mostly an offensive game," said assistant coach Lindsey Moynihan. "[Overall,] we [definitely] possessed the ball better than...

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