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Bay Area Christmas tree prices soar as Christmas tree shortage arises

Bay Area Christmas tree prices soar as Christmas tree shortage arises

Ethan Tarnarider, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017


Filed under News

As thousands of Bay Area families prepare to purchase their "perfect Christmas tree," many may be shocked by the stickered prices on every tree. Prices for Christmas trees have shot up recently, which is greatly connected to the Great Recession of 2007. During that time, families affecting by the...

ASB preps for 2017-2018

ASB preps for 2017-2018

Sharon Tulman, Staff Writer

May 11, 2017


Filed under Campus

As the school year comes to an end, ASB continues to raise school spirit and begins to plan for next year's events. According to Freshman President Joe Sison, ASB is currently working on the celebration assembly that will take place on May 25, Senior Graduation, and the Baccalaureate. In addition, a new activity called ScotsLand is being planned....

Dub Nation bleeds gold and blue as playoff season begins

Dub Nation bleeds gold and blue as playoff season begins

Maya Benjamin, Staff Writer

April 18, 2017


Filed under News

Kevin Durant runs up the court after a fast break and dunks the basketball into the net. The crowd goes wild and begins to chant, "Warriors! Warriors!" Almost a year after a heartbreaking loss in the NBA Finals to the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Golden State Warriors are back in the playoffs with a ve...

Boys volleyball begins its second year

Ryan Geronimo, Segment Producer

February 4, 2017


Filed under ScotCenter, ScotCenter: Sports

Ryan Geronimo reports on the start of the season for the boys volleyball program.  

Rachel Platten begins a musical explosion

Rachel Platten begins a musical explosion

Adriana Ramirez, Staff Writer

April 30, 2015


Filed under A&E

Two inspiring songs, one talented artist. Rachel Platten is an American pop singer-songwriter best known for her 2011 single "1,000 Ships" and 2015 single "Fight Song." This year, Platten first released "Fight Song," and later on "Lone Ranger." When I first heard "Fight Song" on the radio, I knew...

Boys varsity soccer begins season strong

Boys varsity soccer begins season strong

Naomi Asrir, Staff Writer

January 9, 2015


Filed under Sports, Top News

After a shaky 2-5 record in the preseason, Carlmont's boys varsity soccer doubted their chances in the upcoming league matches. However, the Scots emerged victorious in their first game of the season and proved their ability against the Menlo-Atherton (M-A) Bears. Junior Foster Kupbens scored on...

Girls tennis coach begins final season

Girls tennis coach begins final season

October 2, 2014


Filed under Activity Bios

The girls tennis season has just started off, and Carlmont is off to a strong start. This year there are 24 girls on the team, which include multiple new faces such as freshmen Kristen Ma, Sandra Strongin, and Juliette Rencoret. “I think that they're all super nice, cool, and are working really...

ASB begins difficult task of prom planning

ASB begins difficult task of prom planning

Melanie Hamaguchi, Staff Writer

April 1, 2014


Filed under Campus

While Carlmont’s 2014 prom is more than three weeks away, ASB has already begun working hard on preparing for this traditional high school event. This year Carlmont’s prom, “Cirque de la Lune”, will be held on April 26. In order to host this large annual event, ASB is working hard on preparing...

A new election season begins

A new election season begins

Kian Karamdashti, Staff Writer

February 25, 2014


Filed under Campus

As students walk down the halls of Carlmont between classes, there is a very good chance they'll see a campaign sign or two along the way. "The signs are everywhere," said sophomore Finigan Tilly. "I literally can't walk down a hallway without seeing at least three campaign signs. The candidates have...

Rose sale begins as Valentine’s approaches

Rose sale begins as Valentine’s approaches

Melanie Hamaguchi, Staff Writer

February 4, 2014


Filed under Campus

As Valentine’s Day approaches, Carlmont’s sale of roses provides a nice way to show love and appreciation for both friends and lovers. From Jan. 29 to Feb. 12, roses will be sold by the Associated Student Body in the lower quad. A single rose costs two dollars, while twelve roses can be purchased...

Destruction of Syria’s chemical weapons begins

Destruction of Syria’s chemical weapons begins

Dana Benelli, Staff Writer

January 13, 2014


Filed under News

The first collection of chemical weapons from Syria were shipped out on Jan. 7, destined for destruction upon a U.S. Navy ship, according to CNN. "A first quantity of priority chemical materials was moved from two sites to the [Syrian] port of Latakia for verification and was then loaded onto a Dani...

JV basketball begins their road to glory

JV basketball begins their road to glory

Mateen Nozzari, Staff Writer

November 23, 2013


Filed under Multimedia

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