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Community mourns the loss of Liggett

Community mourns the loss of Liggett

Izzy Mitchell, Staff Writer
June 7, 2017
Filed under News, Top News

A Carlmont legend, coach, and teacher, Jim Liggett, passed away on June 4 at the age of 76. Liggett invested over 40 years into the wellbeing of the Carlmont community. Liggett started running the Carlmont softball program in 1976 and holds a state record of 1,009 wins. His teams never failed...

Environmental Club proposes community garden

Environmental Club proposes community garden

Lucy Perrone, Staff Writer
May 9, 2017
Filed under Campus

Spring has come, and along with it, a new garden project at Carlmont. In hopes to beautify the campus, Environmental Club has taken over a community garden. Located between upper and lower D-hall, the abandoned planter boxes will soon house a variety of plants. Risako Nozaki, a junior and club me...

Day of Silence speaks volumes for LGBTQ students

Day of Silence speaks volumes for LGBTQ students

Cath Lei, Staff Writer
April 20, 2017
Filed under Campus, Top News

Every year, students from thousands of schools take a vow of silence for one day to commemorate the LGBTQ lives affected by bullying and harassment. This year, Day of Silence will be on April 21. “LGBTQ students are pushed into silence by not always being in the right environment, not having someb...

Feminine product drive helps community

Feminine product drive helps community

Alyn Seymour, Staff Writer
March 9, 2017
Filed under Campus

The annual feminine product drive is taking place March 6 through March 17. The feminist club is holding this drive to collect unopened boxes of pads, tampons, and panty liners. “We put on this drive because although menstruating is a normal, healthy bodily function, unfortunately, a lot of...

Apartment fire brings community together

Apartment fire brings community together

Sophie Penn, Segment Producer
March 5, 2017
Filed under ScotCenter, Top News

Sophie Penn reports on the Village Drive apartment fire and how the Belmont community is working together to help the victims.

Bomb threat frightens local Jewish community center

Bomb threat frightens local Jewish community center

Jordan Greene, Staff Writer
February 28, 2017
Filed under News

Anti-Semitism is on the rise. Since the beginning of the year, over 100 Jewish community centers in 27 states have received bomb threats. The largest waves of calls took place on Jan. 18, Jan. 31, and Feb. 20. This situation hit home for many students at Carlmont when a threat was received at a local Je...

‘Pulpit switch’ fosters community bonds

‘Pulpit switch’ fosters community bonds

Nina Heller, Staff Writer
February 18, 2017
Filed under News

On Feb. 17, Peninsula Temple Sholom in Burlingame and the Yaseen Foundation, a mosque in Belmont, came to together for a “pulpit switch.” As people waited for the switch to begin, both “Salaam alaikum,” a traditional Arabic greeting often said by Muslims meaning “Peace be unto you,” a...

Community unites to send dance team to the Olympics

Community unites to send dance team to the Olympics

Maya Benjamin, Staff Writer
February 6, 2017
Filed under News

Let the dancing begin! On Feb. 4, the Kainos Home and Training Center and Art on the Square had an art festival to send the Kainos dance team to the Special Olympics World Winter Games to be held in Austria. The Special Olympics provide year-round sports training and competitions for children an...

Bernstein overcomes challenges with community support

Bernstein overcomes challenges with community support

Estella Lippi, Scotcenter Editor-in-Chief
February 4, 2017
Filed under ScotCenter

A student profile on Miles Bernstein, a junior living with arthrogryposis multiplex congenita.

Carlmont gets incoming freshmen excited for high school

Carlmont gets incoming freshmen excited for high school

Katrina Wiebenson, Staff Writer
February 2, 2017
Filed under Campus

With another school year comes new students ready to join the Carlmont community. Each year, eighth graders from all different schools come to Carlmont to experience what a school day is really like on campus. These students have a choice to either shadow current freshmen individually or in a group with fellow eighth g...

Students give insight about moving on as a community

Students give insight about moving on as a community

Adriana Ramirez, Segment Producer
January 23, 2017
Filed under ScotCenter

Adriana Ramirez reports on students' opinions of how to accept a new president and how to move on together.

Katie Wong reaches out to the community to promote kindness

Katie Wong reaches out to the community to promote kindness

Adriana Ramirez, Segment Producer
January 19, 2017
Filed under ScotCenter

Adriana Ramirez reports on Katie Wong's participation and achievement to be a part of Harvard University's Youth Advisory Board.

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