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Easy, Breezy, Beautiful…Coverboy?

Easy, Breezy, Beautiful…Coverboy?

Katrina Wiebenson, Staff Writer
February 2, 2017
Filed under Features, Top News

Makeup is not just for girls anymore. This is what aspiring makeup artist and first male Covergirl James Charles proved after becoming an internet sensation at only 17-years-old. His fame began when he decided to retake his senior photos with his own ring light. Since then, Charles' flawl...

Interracial relationships still face scrutiny

Interracial relationships still face scrutiny

Kathryn Stratz, Staff Writer
January 31, 2017
Filed under Features, Top News

Laws prohibiting interracial relationships are history, and although interracial relationships have come a long way, many continue to face barriers. Though people today are less restricted as a result of their race, it still affects people’s view of relationships, even in the Carlmont community. Kazim...

Trump Administration’s immigration ban sparks protests

Trump Administration’s immigration ban sparks protests

Mona Murhamer and Sarah Tocatlian
January 30, 2017
Filed under News, Top News

Protesters returned to San Francisco International Airport (SFO), on Jan. 29, for the second consecutive day to protest the Trump Administration's ban on immigrants and travelers entering the country from seven predominantly Muslim countries. Protesters filled the inside of the airport's international...

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. ...

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