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Students use YouTube as a means of self-expression

Students use YouTube as a means of self-expression

Julia Rhodie, Staff Writer

May 28, 2019


Filed under Features

A creative outlet is something many students seek as a way to express their feelings. Commonly, students do this by taking a dance class, piano lessons, or drawing. More young people have taken to a new platform for self-expression: YouTube. Included in this group are students, even here at school. ...

Finals cause extra stress for students in language classes

Finals cause extra stress for students in language classes

Katie Blondino, Staff Writer

May 25, 2019


Filed under Campus

Although finals week is approaching fast, exams for the different language classes have already begun. In most classes, teachers administer only one or two finals in the two hour period. This can include multiple choice, short answer, essay finals, and so on. However, the language classes at C...

A local nonprofit strives to change the way we think

A local nonprofit strives to change the way we think

Evan Ajuria, Staff Writer

March 31, 2019


Filed under News

BraveMaker is an emerging nonprofit based out of Redwood City, seeking to make a difference in not only the way we look at each other, but the way we look at change. Its goal is to provide a platform for filmmakers to share brave stories centered on injustice and discrimination. On March 25, Brave...

Indian Club plans Holi celebration for next year

Indian Club plans Holi celebration for next year

Nicole Yeo, Staff Writer

March 27, 2019


Filed under Campus

The air is getting warmer, snow is melting, and flower buds are beginning to blossom. It's time for Holi, which celebrates the start of spring, Indian legends, and many other things. Holi is one of the most celebrated Hindu festivals in India. This tradition is also celebrated in the U.S., where people from all...

JV boys lacrosse settles the score with their rivals

JV boys lacrosse settles the score with their rivals

Ayal Meyers, Staff Writer

March 11, 2019


Filed under Sports

The Carlmont Scots could not have crafted a more dramatic game for themselves in their JV boys lacrosse battle with Sequoia on a rainy Tuesday night. They had every element of the perfect story-line: a deficit, a struggle, heavy rain, and a hero. Last season, the boys had raced out to an early lead...

Tennis Club fosters inclusivity and teamwork

Tennis Club fosters inclusivity and teamwork

Katie Blondino, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019


Filed under Campus

Every second and fourth Monday of the month, students gather in room E12 to learn about strategy, teamwork, and most importantly, tennis. Annika Lin, a junior, is president of the club, with Vice Presidents Lily Gittoes and Isabella Reeves, who all help to run the meetings. Though this is just the s...

Coastal Honor Choir provides an insightful experience for singers

Coastal Honor Choir provides an insightful experience for singers

Nicole Yeo, Staff Writer

November 29, 2018


Filed under Campus

The stage is set, and the audience waits with anticipation as the singers take their places. There's a beat, and the music begins. After weeks of individually practicing and just two days of practicing with their choir, the students of Coastal Honor Choir performed in a concert on Saturday, Nov. 17.  Coastal Honor Choir is a choir that encompasses all people...

Boys varsity soccer eager for upcoming season

Boys varsity soccer eager for upcoming season

Audrey Luey, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018


Filed under Sports

The boys varsity soccer team is looking forward to a fresh season with new coach Jose Caballero. As winter is rounding the corner, Carlmont's soccer players are training hard in preparation for another season. Last year's varsity coach, Will Stambaugh, has removed himself from his position, allowing...

School shootings remind students to take safety drills seriously

School shootings remind students to take safety drills seriously

Nika Lobykina, Staff Writer

October 29, 2018


Filed under Campus

With school shootings and terror threats making a daily appearance on the news nowadays, schools are facing increasing pressure to develop new safety protocols that are effective and provide protection. Schools around the U.S. like Carlmont are working regularly to implement plans like these to ...

Girls tennis dominates over Woodside

Girls tennis dominates over Woodside

Katie Blondino, Staff Writer

October 25, 2018


Filed under Sports

The Lady Scots tennis team dominated Woodside High School in a brutal 8-0 defeat on Oct. 24. The girls played a mixture of singles and doubles matches Wednesday afternoon against the Wildcats. Winning all eight matches was a huge feat, giving them a much better chance at making the Central Coast Section (CC...

Carlmont’s administration works to combat stress and anxiety

Carlmont’s administration works to combat stress and anxiety

Brianna Cheng, Staff Writer

October 18, 2018


Filed under Campus

It is no secret that both stress and anxiety can take a toll on students, especially in high school. Principal Ralph Crame, as well as the rest of the administration, wants to work to combat these everyday obstacles. To do so, he formed a mental health collaboration team following the Western Association...

Belmont Water Dog Run makes a ‘pawsitive’ impact on local education foundations

Belmont Water Dog Run makes a ‘pawsitive’ impact on local education foundations

Pablo Pinilla, Staff Writer

October 14, 2018


Filed under News, Top News, Volunteering

The first annual Waterdog Run kicked off bright and early Saturday morning after two years of preparation. The sun had just come up when 210 runners lined up at the start of the 10K race. The race, which started on the pristine grounds of Notre Dame de Namur University, was the first of six running e...

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