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Varsity takes crushing loss on senior night

Varsity takes crushing loss on senior night

Jonny Pappas, Staff Writer
January 30, 2017
Filed under Sports, Top News

Although the Scots got off to an eight-point lead out of the gate and seemed to have the momentum through the first three-quarters, they fell short. On Jan. 27, the boys varsity basketball team lost on senior night to longtime rival Woodside. The game started out fantastic for the Scots and the...

Kozy Kids Club kicks off a new semester

Kozy Kids Club kicks off a new semester

Skylar Weiss, Staff Writer
January 28, 2017
Filed under Campus, Top News

On Jan. 27, students met inside C12 during lunch to work on projects they had begun the previous semester. Kozy Kids Club, which meets every Friday, was busy creating blankets. "Kozy Kids Club is a service club here at Carlmont. We make these tie blankets and give them to children at the Lucille Packard Children's Hosptial at Stanford," s...

Social media ruins social lives

Social media ruins social lives

Rachel Hunter, Staff Writer
January 24, 2017
Filed under Features, Top News

Snapchat, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and other social networks are ruining the teenager lifestyle. Almost all teenagers never know when to stop using their phones. Teenagers are more focused on themselves and what other people think of them, however, they have never realized their own personalitie...

Girls basketball finishes strong against rival

Girls basketball finishes strong against rival

Jordan Hanlon, Staff Writer
January 21, 2017
Filed under Sports, Top News

Carlmont's girls basketball team had a quick start to the game as they won the jump against Sequoia. The Screaming Scots cheered wildly as freshman Catherine Dahlberg made the first basket of the game for the Scots. Carlmont's strong start ended after getting the ball stolen from them twice causing...

History teacher awarded for social justice work

History teacher awarded for social justice work

Connor Lin, Staff Writer
January 21, 2017
Filed under Campus, Top News

On Jan. 16, Carlmont history teacher Karen Ramroth was given the Dorothy Boyajian Honored Teacher Award. This award recognizes teachers in the community who reflect the ideals of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and teach students about justice and diversity. Ramroth said, “This award was named after Dor...

The Hackathon: Students code the day away

The Hackathon: Students code the day away

Celine Yang, Scot Scoop Editor
January 18, 2017
Filed under Humans of Carlmont, News, Top News

Coding, collaborating, and creating -- all in 24 hours. You’re sitting at a table, surrounded by other high schoolers. The area around you is crowded with people, napkins, food, even a pyramid of soda cans, but you’re too busy to care. You’ve got 24 hours, so all of your attention is focused on...

Varsity soccer wins stunner at Avaya

Varsity soccer wins stunner at Avaya

Jonny Pappas, Staff Writer
December 11, 2016
Filed under Sports, Top News

Although they were playing in a professional stadium, in front of a crowd, and with a man down on defense, the Scots didn't seem to mind at all. On Dec. 9, they beat Saint Ignatius 1-0 on a late game goal by senior captain Dro Avetian. The game started off slow and full of mental mistakes by both ...

Holiday grams bring seasonal spirit

Holiday grams bring seasonal spirit

Jill Albertson, Staff Writer
December 4, 2016
Filed under Campus, Top News

The beginning of December means warmer jackets come out, holiday decorations go up, and an infectious spirit of giving spreads throughout communities. For Carlmont, it means holiday grams. From Nov. 30 to Dec. 9, the class of 2018's elected student body officers sell holiday grams for students t...

JV basketball reels over tough loss to Gators

JV basketball reels over tough loss to Gators

Jonny Pappas, Staff Writer
December 2, 2016
Filed under Sports, Top News

Although this was a preseason exhibition game, neither of the teams seemed to know that. The intensity throughout the game was extremely high, right down to the last shot. The lack of practice was very prevalent in the Scots play during the game, as they had numerous turnovers and mental mistakes. ...

Reach out lends a helping hand to students

Reach out lends a helping hand to students

Izzy Mitchell, Staff Writer
November 22, 2016
Filed under Campus, Top News

Imagine, a boy who sits alone during lunch, but he's not doing it by choice. This boy has a social disability and can't communicate with fellow students. There is now a solution for this boy and students like him. Over the past three years, the Reach Out Commission of ASB has been working to include ...

Convenient protesting changes little

Convenient protesting changes little

Editorial Staff
November 15, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Top News

"Hate is easy, love takes courage." That was one of the many catchy chants thrown out into the crowd during the so-called anti-Trump protest in the quad. Well, here's a response to the chant: Pep rallies are easy, effective protests take courage. The rally was originally publicized on socia...

‘Love Trumps Hate’ at walk-out rally

‘Love Trumps Hate’ at walk-out rally

Mona Murhamer, Staff Writer
November 14, 2016
Filed under News, Top News

Students flooded out of classrooms and down flights of stairs. Approximately 300 students gathered around the girl in the rainbow cape. "My body, my choice!" yelled the girls. "Her body, her choice!" chanted the boys. At 1:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 14, in support of a pro-love rally after the...

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