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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...

Volunteering for ‘Annie Get Your Gun’

Volunteering for ‘Annie Get Your Gun’

Sarah Boro, Editor

February 4, 2014


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Many believe that actors are what make a musical successful, however one would be amazed by what happens backstage, thanks to the help of many parent and student volunteers. Parents are a key factor that make the show what it is. Parent volunteers offer much of their time to help the cast and organize...

Price of reusable bags will increase

Price of reusable bags will increase

Darien Malekos, Staff Writer

February 3, 2014


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The price of paper and reusable bags will increase to 25 cents in 2015. In stores throughout San Mateo County shoppers have been required to pay ten cents for paper and reusable bags since early 2013. Plastic bags have been banned from all stores, making customers either bring bags from home, pay for...

English teacher Clarke also a student

English teacher Clarke also a student

Lizzy Doctorov, Staff Writer

February 3, 2014


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Sarah Clarke is not only a teacher but a student as well. Clarke was born in Canada and later moved to New Jersey. She spent a year and a half in France during her sophomore and junior years of high school before moving to Pennsylvania. She later received her teaching credentials at Notre Dame de Namur...

Lady Scots fall short

Lady Scots fall short

Kimiko Okumura, Staff Writer

February 1, 2014


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In a close overtime game, Girls Frosh-Soph Basketball lost by one point to Woodside High School Friday night. Woodside emerged with the lead, but freshman Megan Olazar scored two free throws, putting Carlmont High School one point behind Woodside. Carlmont took the lead by the end of the first quart...

A fight to the finish for varsity soccer

A fight to the finish for varsity soccer

Justine Phipps, Scots Scoop Editor

January 30, 2014


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There's no need to doubt the Boys Varsity Soccer team's ability to come out on top. Not after the win they pulled out against Sequoia on Wednesday night. With the ever present nerves that occur when facing Sequoia, the team came out victorious with a tight 1-0 win. "We did what we had to do," said...

A Scots defender makes a full recovery

A Scots defender makes a full recovery

Brooke Buckley, Staff Writer

January 29, 2014


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Carlmont soccer finally regained one of their injured defenders, senior Devon Maruyama Reed. Reed inflamed a tendon near the outside of her ankle in October when she was slide tackled from behind. She managed to keep playing through the pain for a while, but it only got worse. Reed said, “I...

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