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Senior Luckenbach’s stressful second semester

Senior Luckenbach’s stressful second semester

Claire Porter, Staff Writer

January 14, 2014


Filed under Student Bios, Top News

While many seniors are enjoying this application-free semester, senior Catherine Luckenbach, majoring in Musical Theater, has her most vital part of her application to stress about. “Most seniors absolutely love knowing that they are a second semester senior because all of their college application ...

Mixed report card for new finals schedule

Mixed report card for new finals schedule

Josh Fagel, Staff Writer

December 12, 2013


Filed under Campus, Top News

An onslaught of whining and cheering has stormed the Carlmont campus in reaction to the new finals schedule. Last year, after a regular school day on Monday, students took finals on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, with three finals on Tuesday for students with seven periods. This semester, finals week w...

Varsity soccer kicks off to a good start

Varsity soccer kicks off to a good start

Justine Phipps, Scots Scoop Editor

December 11, 2013


Filed under Sports, Top News

Carlmont came out victorious with a 3-0 preseason win against Leigh High School on Tuesday night. Center midfielder Theo Fédronic started off the game with a goal, quickly followed by another goal from senior Jake Retchless in the first half. Both teams traded shots in the second half, and the...

Alternative artists make an unforgettable night of music

Alternative artists make an unforgettable night of music

Marco Sevilla, Staff Writer

December 11, 2013


Filed under A&E, Top News

On Dec. 7, the second night of Live 105's musical event, Not So Silent Night, the crowds were large and the anticipation was huge. With performances from many alternative powerhouses, the concert was surely a night fans could never forget. The event was held at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif. wher...

Street of lights

Street of lights

Alyssa Fagel, Editor

December 10, 2013


Filed under News, Top News

Eucalyptus Ave. in San Carlos, Calif. is more than just a street. To some, it’s a symbol for the holidays. Citizens of San Carlos and other local towns visit the street annually to check out the exotic lights set up by residents of the neighborhood. Carlmont sophomore Lauren McDonnell said, “It ...

Nelson Mandela: mourning the passing of a legend

Nelson Mandela: mourning the passing of a legend

Dana Benelli, Staff Writer

December 9, 2013


Filed under News, Top News

After his death on Dec. 5, the nation that Nelson Mandela fought so hard to help came together, supported by the whole world, to mark his passing. "Our nation has lost its greatest son. Our people have lost a father,” said South African president Jacob Zuma, according to CNN. “Although we knew...

Dead week comes alive

Dead week comes alive

Danielle Hamer

December 9, 2013


Filed under Campus, Top News

The week before finals is a time for chapter reviews, studying, and cup after cup of coffee. The term “dead week” labels the days before final exams in which teachers are encouraged to stop teaching new material. However, these five deadly days are earning themselves a new meaning. The days are getting...

California’s hot pizza kitchen

California’s hot pizza kitchen

Tracy Chu, Staff Writer

December 9, 2013


Filed under A&E, Top News

A widely known chain restaurant, California Pizza Kitchen serves delicious food that is packed with flavor and zest. With various locations in the Bay Area, California Pizza Kitchen combines a classy restaurant atmosphere with quality dishes. The restaurant is most famous for its pizza and pastas,...

Pope Francis to be nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize

Pope Francis to be nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize

Aria Frangos, Staff Writer

December 9, 2013


Filed under News, Top News

The Argentinean government is passing a nomination for Pope Francis as a candidate for the Nobel Peace Prize due to his efforts to put an end to the violence occurring in Syria. Since his election to the papacy on March 13, Francis has been vocal about the need to stop the Syrian conflict. The viol...

Positive start for Lady Scots

Positive start for Lady Scots

Kian Karamdashti, Staff Writer

December 4, 2013


Filed under Sports, Top News

The Junior Varsity Girls showed composure in their first preseason game of the season, tying Palo Alto High 0-0 on Dec. 2. After weeks of tough cuts and long practices, the Lady Scots were anxious to start their season right against a tough opponent. "Palo Alto is known to have good teams every...

Let’s play dodgeball

Let’s play dodgeball

Julia Kranzler, Staff Writer

November 27, 2013


Filed under Top News

The classic recreational game of dodgeball has swept campus by storm. As this year's dodgeball tournament kicks off, students can be found playing or spectating dodgeball games on the field everyday at lunch for the next few weeks. The teams are composed of students who have selected up to six...

Doctor Who: Happy 50th birthday

Doctor Who: Happy 50th birthday

Ivy Nguyen, Staff Writer

November 26, 2013


Filed under A&E, Top News

The following contains spoilers for Doctor Who: The Day of the Doctor. This special anniversary episode celebrates Doctor Who's running time of 50 years, a Guinness World Record for mere mortals, but a tiny space of time for a Time Lord. In this episode, the Doctors unite together to rewrite the un...

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