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Behind the scenes of the food drive

Behind the scenes of the food drive

Tara Shahrvini, Staff Writer

November 14, 2013


Filed under Campus

With the holidays just around the corner, Carlmont has once again organized its annual food drive, and students are eager to help out. This year, the food collected will be given to the families of students in need, and the extra cans will be donated to the Second Harvest Food Bank. Nov. 25 is the...

Behind the announcements: meet ASB newcomer Jared Fitzpatrick

Behind the announcements: meet ASB newcomer Jared Fitzpatrick

Julia Kranzler, Staff Writer

November 13, 2013


Filed under Campus, Top News

Most students know him as the entertaining personality seen in assemblies or heard over the announcements, but there is more to Jared Fitzpatrick than meets the eye. Fitzpatrick hit the ASB scene last year in his run for senior vice president under Tristan Gasperian. Together, Fitzpatrick and Gasperian...

The mastermind behind homecoming

The mastermind behind homecoming

October 23, 2013


Filed under Campus, Student Bios, Top News

Putting on two back-to-back assemblies in front of over 2,000 students is not an easy task, but Anna Shutovska has taken on the challenge. Homecoming-- a week jam packed full of spirit, screaming, Friday night lights, dancing, and the much anticipated school-wide assembly. "It's the one time where...

Behind the government shutdown – two sides that can’t agree

Behind the government shutdown – two sides that can’t agree

Dana Benelli, Staff Writer

October 7, 2013


Filed under News

After one week of partial shutdown, the United States government remains deadlocked as disagreement between the Democratic party and the Republican party continues to delay consensus. The shutdown began at midnight Sept. 30 as a result of Congress failing to pass its budget plan for the new fiscal year. ...

The history behind Carlmont Cup

The history behind Carlmont Cup

Tian Chary, Staff Writer

September 26, 2013


Filed under Campus

With Homecoming right around the corner, Carlmont Cup began on Sept. 23 to pump up the Scots' spirit and to continue its tradition. Students laughed and cheered as sports teams and clubs competed against one another to win the Carlmont Cup. Carlmont Cup is a tournament that is held in the quad at l...

Motives behind the Pope’s resignation

Motives behind the Pope’s resignation

Ayesha Abbasi, Social Media Editor

February 26, 2013


Filed under News

In a world with 1.1 billion Roman Catholics, Pope Benedict XVI's resignation on Thursday is considered a fairly large deal. Pope Benedict is the first to resign by choice in six centuries. The Pope made the choice to retire after a rather laborious trip to Leon, Mexico. Many saw his visit as more...

A peek behind the curtains

A peek behind the curtains

Sarah Klieves, Scot Scoop Editor-in-Chief

January 24, 2013


Filed under A&E, Campus

Many people look forward to seeing a musical on opening night. But do you ever wonder what goes on before the curtains open?The talented musicians in the pit orchestra, as well as the actors on stage, put long hours of practice into making their performance absolutely perfect. Since the beginning...

The money behind the movement

April 18, 2012


Filed under As seen in print

The Kony 2012 campaign was created to spread awareness of the charity Invisible Children, who asks for donations alongside promotional items, such as buttons and signs, geared towards spreading their message. But where exactly does the money go? According to their website and Charity Navigator (a...

Invisible Children: the facts behind the organization

April 18, 2012


Filed under As seen in print

In the spring of 2003, Jason Russell, Bobby Bailey, and Laren Poole traveled to Darfur in Africa to film the struggles that it faces, but they changed their focus to the war in Uganda against the Lord’s Resistance Army, also referred to as the LRA. As stated on their website, invisiblechildren.com,...

Small fire behind Carlmont High

Small fire behind Carlmont High

February 7, 2011


Filed under Campus

At approximatively 2:11pm on Monday, Feb. 7, a small grass fire was reported on Valegra St, located behind Carlmont's performing arts building. When Belmont-San Carlos fire arrived on the scene, they were quick to but out the small blaze located under a tree near a smoking spot, commented School Recourse Officer Scott Fegley. The blaze is currently under investigation. ------------ ...

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