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Choir Council brings music to Carlmont

Choir Council brings music to Carlmont

Francesca D'Urzo, Staff Writer

November 29, 2017


Filed under Campus

Carlmont is the home of the Choir Council Club, whose members dedicate themselves to enhancing the Carlmont Choir Program by conducting a number of student-led fundraisers, shows, and musical events. Choir Council began in Carlmont’s earlier years in order to provide more student leadership and involvem...

Celebration Assembly 2016 sends off students with a bang

Celebration Assembly 2016 sends off students with a bang

Izzy Mitchell, Estella Lippi, Anya Meredith, and Sophie Penn

May 31, 2016


Filed under Campus, Top News

Celebration Assembly brings back bedtime stories 1 ASB's Celebration Assembly art inspired by students' childhood stories 1 Scot Center takes a look at Spirit Week finale of 2016 1 Scot Center: Celebration Assembly is an improvement 1  ...

Celebration assembly brings back bedtime stories

Celebration assembly brings back bedtime stories

Izzy Mitchell, Staff Writer

May 24, 2016


Filed under Campus

Many people grew up listening to adventurous tales such as Where the Wild Things Are, Goodnight Moon, and other bedtime stories. As high schoolers are entrenched in their studies and extracurriculars, most tend to forget these childhood classics in the midst of the complicated plots of Shakespe...

Carlmont singers dominate Coastal Honor Choir

Carlmont singers dominate Coastal Honor Choir

Jill Albertson, Staff Writer

November 23, 2015


Filed under Campus

Through months of preparation and learning, 15 singers from Carlmont choirs performed in California's Coastal Honor Choir on Nov. 21. California's Coastal Honor Choir is an advanced choral experience for high school singers along the coast of California. Carlmont was one of two most represented schools...

Choir ventures to East Bay

Choir ventures to East Bay

Kiera Pendleton-White, Staff Writer

February 17, 2015


Filed under A&E

Choir is on the loose. Treble Clef, Carlmont's advanced girls choir, traveled to California State University East Bay on Thursday for the Cal State East Bay Chamber Choir Invitational. Chamber choirs from Castro Valley High School, Irvington High School, Moreau High School, Mt. Eden High School,...

Carlmont Choir students pursue high honors

Carlmont Choir students pursue high honors

Connie Yi, Staff Writer

November 24, 2014


Filed under A&E

"You sing for about 13 hours a day, which is exhausting but amazing," said Sierra Segal, a junior choir student. This past week, Carlmont Honor Choir students performed with the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA), Coastal Region Honor Choir at the First United Methodist Church in Palo Alto. The...

Choir takes on the evolution of pop

Choir takes on the evolution of pop

Connie Yi, Staff Writer

October 27, 2014


Filed under A&E

Preparing for the Evolution of Pop concert, right after the Gala performance is adding pressure to the students to perfect their pieces of music. "We are singing some of the same music that we sung at the Gala performance but now it's all about the perfecting," said choir president, Tori Hall. For...

Choir rocks Save the Music

Choir rocks Save the Music

Miranda Irwin, Staff Writer

October 7, 2014


Filed under A&E

The annual Save the Music festival was held at Twin Pines Park in Belmont, Calif. on Sunday Oct. 5. Save the Music is put on by School-Force in order to raise money and support music programs in Belmont-Redwood Shores schools. Many of Carlmont’s own students perform at Save the Music every year....

Carlmont Choirs travels to Anaheim for Choir Tour

Carlmont Choirs travels to Anaheim for Choir Tour

Marco Sevilla, Staff Writer

March 29, 2014


Filed under Campus

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Choir success due to Tep

Choir success due to Tep

Becca Fradkin, Staff Writer

March 19, 2014


Filed under Campus, Staff Bios

Genevieve Tep has redefined standards, encouraged hundreds of students and created the well known Carlmont Choirs. In 2003, Tepp, known to her students as “Sagi”, became the teacher of three choral classes. Since then, student enrollment has quadrupled and choir classes have expanded. A previously 5...

Choir students prepare for placement assessments

Choir students prepare for placement assessments

Sarah Schisla, Staff Writer

January 30, 2014


Filed under A&E

Choir placement assessments for next year take place in less than a month, and some students have already started preparing. Although it is not necessary to audition to be in every choir, spots in higher level choirs are limited. Concert Choir member Shayla Lusk said, "I started preparing early becau...

Freshman Choir members share advice for future Scots

Freshman Choir members share advice for future Scots

November 8, 2013


Filed under A&E

Freshman Scots are always eager to share their own experiences and tips for surviving their first year of choir for upcoming Scots looking to join. “Carlmont Choir is much more outgoing and no one is afraid to be who they are and everyone is comfortable around each other” said 14-year-old Matth...

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