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Scots sink the competition in a historic win

Scots sink the competition in a historic win

Megan Tao, Scot Scoop Editor
May 11
Filed under Sports, Top News

At the end of the day, the swimmers were the ones cheering from the pool deck and the coaches were celebrating in the pool. On May 7, the boys varsity swim team won the Peninsula Athletic League (PAL) championships for the first time in Carlmont swimming history. After the upsetting two-point loss...

Carlmont music invites faculty to attend concerts

Carlmont music invites faculty to attend concerts

Aria Frangos, Staff Writer
May 5
Filed under Campus, Top News

The awards case lining F-wing and the three-foot trophies in the band room are visual evidence of something Carlmont staff and students know -- our instrumental music program is exceptional. The instrumental music students work every day in class for several performances throughout the year. The m...

Varsity girls lacrosse finishes season with a close game

Varsity girls lacrosse finishes season with a close game

Skylar Weiss, Staff Writer
May 4
Filed under Sports, Top News

Varsity girls lacrosse lost on May 3 to Notre Dame, San Jose in overtime. The score was 17-16. When the game started, the Notre Dame Regents were slightly stronger than the Scots, scoring two goals within the first five minutes. The Scots managed a quick retaliation with a goal from senior Claire...

Cultural differences don’t faze Carlmont students

Cultural differences don’t faze Carlmont students

Artie Hazelton, Staff Writer
April 27
Filed under Features, Top News

Many people who define themselves with some sort of religion in today’s society are not comfortable with making their religion known to others. With elements like the media and religious stereotypes, many people of faith are sometimes ashamed to express their beliefs, as they may face discrimination...

‘The Diner on Washington Street’ proves the capabilities of students

‘The Diner on Washington Street’ proves the capabilities of students

Sophie Haddad, Multimedia Editor
April 24
Filed under A&E, Top News

"Basically what I'm saying with this play is, 'Listen. Stop latching on to ideas, because ideas only get you so far, and some of them are just plain lies. Live in the real world. Truly live your life. Live it how you want to live it, on your own terms. Define your life, and also live with other people,...

New international law harms the ‘wrong’ sex offenders

New international law harms the ‘wrong’ sex offenders

Leea Ivanel, Staff Writer
April 22
Filed under Opinion, Top News

In 1994, 7-year-old Megan Kanka was raped and killed. She was living in New Jersey when Jesse Timmendequas, a known sex offender, moved into the house across the street without the knowledge of her family. At the time, there was no law that allowed the public to know about the whereabouts o...

SeaWorld’s cancellation of orca breeding program makes history

SeaWorld’s cancellation of orca breeding program makes history

Leea Ivanel, Staff Writer
April 22
Filed under Opinion, Top News

"Empty the tanks!" "They're dying to entertain you!" "SeaWorld is SlaveWorld!" The cries of animal rights activists have been strong for many decades, and now they have finally been heard. On March 17, SeaWorld announced the cancellation of their orca breeding program, making this generation of orcas the last to ever live in captivity at the parks, and for good reason too.

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Feminism squandered by pop music’s self-degradation

Feminism squandered by pop music’s self-degradation

Sophie Haddad and Adriana Ramirez
April 15
Filed under Editorials, Top News

Oiled and tanned, men’s muscles ripple in the sunlight. Women’s hair blows sensuously in an artificial wind, reminiscent of a Pantene commercial. Their makeup is flawless, because apparently guys are the only ones who sweat. The construction site is full of tools. But this time, they’re living...

Scots volleyball defeats the Knights at their castle

Scots volleyball defeats the Knights at their castle

Mackenzie O'Connell, Staff Writer
April 14
Filed under Sports, Top News

Eyes constantly moving. The court. The scoreboard. Cheers from both sides echoed in the gym till the very end on the day the Scots took home a win against Hillsdale High School. The boys volleyball team came together on April 13 to beat the Hillsdale Knights. The Knights fought hard, but were no...

Interactive science lecture discusses artificial intelligence

Interactive science lecture discusses artificial intelligence

Aria Frangos, Scot Scoop Editor
April 13
Filed under Campus, Top News

"I've been told that during these lectures, often you sit there and listen to the speaker. Tonight will not be like that," said UC Berkeley Assistant Professor Anca Dragan to the the crowd in the Carlmont Performing Arts Center. On the night of April 13, the Carlmont Science Department invited Drag...

Player spotlight: Finigan Tilly prepares for golf at UC Berkeley

Player spotlight: Finigan Tilly prepares for golf at UC Berkeley

Ivy Nguyen, Staff Writer
April 13
Filed under Activity Bios, Multimedia, Sports, Top News

On Feb. 3, senior Finigan Tilly officially signed a Letter of Intent to play golf at UC Berkeley. "It's going to take a lot of work and dedication, but I'm excited to play for the team. Berkeley is also just a great school," said Tilly. Since signing, he has been filled with anticipation for college...

Coach Liggett reaches his 1000th win with Carlmont softball

Coach Liggett reaches his 1000th win with Carlmont softball

Nate Godwin, Staff Writer
April 13
Filed under Sports, Top News

Varsity softball coasted to a 3-0 win over Capuchino High School on April 12. This marked head coach Jim Liggett's 1000th career win. "Really, 1000 of anything is noteworthy, and 1000 wins is a milestone," said sophomore Josh Fong. Fans, alumni, and former players all packed the stands and tried...

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