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Feminine product drive helps community

Feminine product drive helps community

Alyn Seymour, Staff Writer
March 9
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Filed under ScotCenter

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

Oakland ‘Ghost Ship’ fire shakes art community

Oakland ‘Ghost Ship’ fire shakes art community

Mona Murhamer, Staff Writer
December 7
Filed under News

The Ghost Ship has sunk. At least 36 were pronounced dead on Friday, Dec. 2 when an Oakland warehouse, named the "Ghost Ship" by residents and workers, went up in flames during an electronic dance party. According to CNN, the founder of the Ghost Ship, artist Derick Almena "received a citation in November ...

Community comes together to “Save the Music”

Community comes together to “Save the Music”

Sophie Penn, Segment Producer
October 4
Filed under ScotCenter

Sophie Penn reports on the annual Save the Music festival.

Benefits of community service go beyond school requirements

Benefits of community service go beyond school requirements

Lily Bakour, Staff Writer
May 1
Filed under Campus

The fight to get into colleges is the most competitive it has ever been. The perfect student will maintain above a 4.0, participate in multiple extracurriculars, and log hours of community service. Many private schools, such as St. Francis and Notre Dame require at least 50 to 80 hours of community...

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