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Trump victory unveils Republican silent majority

Trump victory unveils Republican silent majority

Justin Som, Staff Writer
November 10
Filed under News, Top News

Holding their breaths, with stomachs clenched, many Clinton supporters turned away from the polling results. Florida had just been lost to Donald Trump, and as far as the Clinton campaign was concerned, they had already given up. The streamers and balloons at the hopeful victory party were packed...

Halloween spirit creeps into costume contest

Halloween spirit creeps into costume contest

Celine Yang, Scot Scoop Editor
November 2
Filed under Campus, Top News

It was the ultimate face-off. The contestants had given all they had, but it was down to Dora the Explorer and Suicide Squad. Here came the final moment -- the audience would decide who would be the winner of the Halloween costume contest. MC Sophie Clark stood in between the contestants, ready to...

Students donate blood to help save lives

Students donate blood to help save lives

Jill Albertson, Staff Writer
October 29
Filed under Campus, Top News

Just one blood donation can save three lives. On Oct. 27, The American Red Cross Blood Drive came to Carlmont High School and provided students with an opportunity to donate their blood. "I just love the fact that by my giving up about an hour of my time and a pint of my blood, I can save someone'...

Student Union reopens with improved facilities

Student Union reopens with improved facilities

Connor Lin, Staff Writer
October 28
Filed under Campus, Top News

As students travel across campus to get to class, many of them encounter construction detours restricting their paths. One of these construction sites was the remodeling of the Student Union. On Oct. 27, Carlmont reopened the Student Union after 18 weeks of construction. Project Manager Allan F...

Scots celebrate senior night with a win

Scots celebrate senior night with a win

Avery Adams, Staff Writer
October 26
Filed under Sports, Top News

Bleachers filled. Walls decorated. Deafening cheers echoing throughout the gym. On Oct. 25 the Scots celebrated their senior night with a victory over the Half Moon Bay Cougars. Despite their slow start, the Lady Scots gained momentum by the middle of the second set and remained resilient throughout...

San Francisco high school falls victim to shooting

San Francisco high school falls victim to shooting

Mona Murhamer, Staff Writer
October 20
Filed under News, Top News

Another day, another school shooting. On Tuesday, Oct. 18, four victims were left injured, one in critical condition, when shots were fired at San Francisco's June Jordan School for Equity and City Arts and Tech High School, two schools which share the same campus on La Grande Avenue in the Excelsior...

Zero period tutoring center provides new opportunities for students

Zero period tutoring center provides new opportunities for students

Connor Lin, Staff Writer
October 18
Filed under Campus, Top News

With the new late start schedule, many Carlmont students have the opportunity to get extra sleep, eat a bigger breakfast, and take their time in the morning. The new schedule also enables students to receive academic support before class. On Oct. 17, the new tutoring center opened in G-wing and is o...

Homecoming spirit shines throughout the halls

Homecoming spirit shines throughout the halls

Izzy Mitchell, Staff Writer
October 16
Filed under Campus, Top News

October is finally here. The month of pumpkin spice lattes, candy corn, and the beginning of "sweater weather." Most of all, the month of homecoming, a week to celebrate school pride. This year's spirit days included 'Merica Monday, Preppy Tuesday, Wacky Wednesday, Blackout Thursday, and Scot's da...

Varsity football falls to Bearcats in homecoming game

Varsity football falls to Bearcats in homecoming game

Avery Adams, Staff Writer
October 15
Filed under Sports, Top News

The Scots remained forcible throughout the night despite falling to the San Mateo Bearcats 38-23 during their homecoming game on Oct. 14. Carlmont set an early precedent with two consecutive first downs and a field goal, gaining the initial lead 3-0 six minutes into the game. With 3:05 rema...

JV water polo outlasts rival Hillsdale

JV water polo outlasts rival Hillsdale

Jonny Pappas, Staff Writer
October 13
Filed under Sports, Top News

JV water polo entered with confidence in their rivalry matchup against the Hillsdale Knights. On Oct. 12, the Scots outlasted their opponent winning the game 10-6 scoring 5 goals in the final period. In the first quarter, the Scots came out firing scoring the first two goals both by sophomore c...

Varsity football continues winning streak against Mills

Varsity football continues winning streak against Mills

Izzy Mitchell, Staff Writer
October 9
Filed under Sports, Top News

Despite falling behind in the first quarter, the Carlmont Scots defeated the Mills Vikings 44-42, winning their second game in two weeks. Throughout the game, the offense was a key factor in the Carlmont win. "Our offense really came through for us against Mills because our defense was having a lot of t...

Construction creates substandard learning environments

Construction creates substandard learning environments

Connor Lin, Staff Writer
October 6
Filed under Campus, Top News

As students diligently work inside classrooms located in T-hall and U-hall, construction of the new S-wing rages on outside. This construction provides various distractions and obstacles for many students and teachers at Carlmont. Though some people have become accustomed to the extremity of the ...

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