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Being nice to people won’t stop school shootings

Being nice to people won’t stop school shootings

Nina Heller, Staff Writer

April 5, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Top News

What do a smile, a wave, a "hello," and an offer to be someone's partner in a group project all have in common? None of them have ever stopped a school shooting from occurring. After the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, as students rose up and walked out of class on March 14, there...

Varsity softball knocks Sequoia ‘out of the park’ in a 10-0 game

Varsity softball knocks Sequoia ‘out of the park’ in a 10-0 game

Mia-Isobel Craig, Staff Writer

April 4, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top News

Cheers and words of encouragement could be heard throughout the field as Carlmont's batters went up to home base. "Go babe!" and "You got this kid!" were commonly heard remarks from players all around. On April 3, the Scots beat Sequoia 10-0, maintaining their winning streak. "The team gets along pretty w...

Scots’ Symphony brings ‘Phantom of the Opera’ to Carlmont

Scots’ Symphony brings ‘Phantom of the Opera’ to Carlmont

Kylie Lin, Staff Writer

April 4, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

On April 2, Carlmont music group Scots’ Symphony performed a medley of “Phantom of the Opera” — with a twist. The group, consisting of various Carlmont instrumentalists and vocalists, played through their set during lunch in the quad. Jenna Williamson, a senior and vice president of the club...

Varsity softball continues their winning streak in memory of Jim Liggett

Varsity softball continues their winning streak in memory of Jim Liggett

Kimberly Mitchell, Staff Writer

April 1, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top News

Less than a year ago, Jim Liggett, a beloved coach, teacher, and friend of many, passed away due to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) or Lou Gehrig's disease. In a ceremony held before their game against Woodside High School on March 28, the varsity softball team that he dedicated 41 years to dedicated their season to him. Tying their h...

Carlmont Choir’s ‘American Songbook’ is a joyous success

Carlmont Choir’s ‘American Songbook’ is a joyous success

Charlie McBrian, Staff Writer

March 25, 2018


Filed under A&E, Campus, Top News

The Performing Arts Center was packed last Friday, March 23, as audiences went to see Carlmont Choir's spring concert entitled "American Songbook." "American Songbook" covered a variety of selections from America’s past, much of which was largely based on the songbook of the same name. “...

Students march for their lives

Students march for their lives

Kaylee George, Editor-in-Chief

March 24, 2018


Filed under In-Depth, Multimedia, Top News

At 837 marches, communities gathered to protest the lives lost to gun violence. But in Redwood City, it was different. In Redwood City, the rally was for the students, by the students. At the head of the cause was a group of students from the Sequoia Union High School District: Stefan Sujansky, Holly Newman, Sophie Penn, Ria Calcagno, Elise Kratzer, and Katie Uthman. While another rally was already scheduled to take place in San Francisco on March 24, Penn, a senior at Carlmont High School, said bringing the issue to Redwood City would make it more accessible for the community.

New ASB president brings unique perspective

New ASB president brings unique perspective

Andrea Butler, Staff Writer

March 24, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

Valerie Wang is the first ASB president that hasn’t been a class officer before and the first ASB president that came from the Service Council sector rather than the Activities sector. However, this doesn’t mean that she’s any less competent than those who came before her. Wang first became...

Varsity boys’ volleyball claims a victory against the Vikings

Varsity boys’ volleyball claims a victory against the Vikings

Mackenzie O'Connell, Staff Writer

March 23, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top News

The Scots' gym was already as clean as could be, but the boys' varsity volleyball team felt an urge to sweep the floor. Instead of grabbing a broom, they swept the floor with Mills High School in a 3-0 set sweep. That day, March 21, the Scots won on their home court against the Vikings. Although the Vikings worked hard, the ...

Nowruz celebration brings people together

Nowruz celebration brings people together

Nihal Karim, Staff Writer

March 21, 2018


Filed under News, Top News

To some, the official beginning of spring means little. To Persians, the beginning of spring is a time for celebration. For the people of Iran, many of their surrounding neighbors, and Persian Americans, the beginning of spring means the beginning of Nowruz, or Persian New Year: an ancient holiday...

Gem and jewelry show allures gemstone fanatics

Gem and jewelry show allures gemstone fanatics

Ailee Lim, Staff Writer

March 21, 2018


Filed under News, Top News

Diamonds may be a girl's best friend, but the Intergem Gem and Jewelry Show had more than just diamonds. The show took place from March 16-18 in the San Mateo County Event Center. It boasted a list of over 100 sellers. The gems sold were varying, with all of them coming from various parts of th...

San Carlos City Council candidates prepare for election

San Carlos City Council candidates prepare for election

Molly Donaldson, Staff Writer

March 20, 2018


Filed under News, Top News

Three new candidates have announced their campaigns for the upcoming San Carlos City Council elections. The elections will be held in November 2018 and three seats will be open. The candidates, Adam Rak, Laura Parmer-Lohan, and Sara McDowell, are using the early phase of the campaign season to...

Carlmont Art Show showcases student accomplishment

Carlmont Art Show showcases student accomplishment

Kylie Lin, Staff Writer

March 18, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

Tucked away in the corner of the Carlmont campus lies the Visual Arts Program's largest annual event — the Art Show. From March 15-16, the Visual Arts department hosted this show in F22. Held during Open House, the Art Show showcased students’ various artistic creations. Art teacher Cynthia...

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