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San Mateo County hosts a photography contest

San Mateo County hosts a photography contest

Kaitlyn Gates, Staff Writer
April 28, 2017
Filed under News

The San Mateo County/Silicon Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau just announced the opening of the 2017 Play by the Bay Photography Contest. The contest is open to all students in San Mateo County. “Photography is a way to express yourself and is a fun way to save moments in a picture form,...

Math contest competition intensifies for top scorers

Math contest competition intensifies for top scorers

Ben Balster, Staff Writer
March 4, 2017
Filed under Campus

Every other Tuesday at the start of lunch, students make a mad dash towards the math classrooms as they scramble to find a seat for the biweekly contests. As extra credit points are awarded for each correct answer, the classrooms quickly fill to their max within the first few minutes of lunch. Patrick...

Belmont celebrates Black History Month with an essay contest

Belmont celebrates Black History Month with an essay contest

Maya Benjamin, Staff Writer
February 20, 2017
Filed under News

February each year, America celebrates Black History Month. This year the City of Belmont and the Belmont Library are partnering to host an essay contest about the importance of Black History Month. According to the San Mateo County Libraries website, “Black History Month is a way to honor and recognize all that African Americans hav...

Halloween spirit creeps into costume contest

Halloween spirit creeps into costume contest

Celine Yang, Scot Scoop Editor
November 2, 2016
Filed under Campus, Top News

It was the ultimate face-off. The contestants had given all they had, but it was down to Dora the Explorer and Suicide Squad. Here came the final moment -- the audience would decide who would be the winner of the Halloween costume contest. MC Sophie Clark stood in between the contestants, ready to...

Logo contest allows students to become more involved on campus

Logo contest allows students to become more involved on campus

Jordan Greene, Staff Writer
October 26, 2016
Filed under Campus

Everywhere you look around the Carlmont campus, there is talent waiting to be discovered. On Sept. 12, at the Carlmont Welcome Back Assembly, Houston Kraft’s message of “choosing love” inspired ASB to do something to get more students involved in school activities. ASB Spirit Commission decided to launch a school-wide logo contest to capture the...

Math contest draws a crowd

Math contest draws a crowd

Hanalei Pham, Staff Writer
September 30, 2015
Filed under Academic, Campus, Top News

The end of September was the start of a long tradition of sacrificing lunch to solve math problems. The math contest is held roughly every other Tuesday in all of the school's math classrooms. Students crammed into classrooms for the first contest this year. Some are even turned away when classrooms...

Bill Gates awards $100,000 to winners of condom contest

Bill Gates awards $100,000 to winners of condom contest

Angela Perez de Tagle, Staff Writer
November 22, 2013
Filed under News

Brace yourselves, gentlemen, the future of the condom industry is dealing with a whole new “supercondom.” Bill Gates, the creator of the multi-billion dollar Microsoft Corporation, has recently gained the public’s attention when he awarded 11 out of 812 applicants $100,000 for developing ideas...

Homecoming: more than a popularity contest

Homecoming: more than a popularity contest

Alex Wildman, Staff Writer
October 8, 2013
Filed under Campus

A large portion of the student body considers Homecoming elections a simple popularity contest, but the Associated Student Body (ASB) sets requirements that ensure the elections to be much more meaningful. Sophomore Chelsea Stewart shared her thoughts on Homecoming elections, “It’s more of a popula...

Carlmont skids past Woodside in 1-0 contest

Carlmont skids past Woodside in 1-0 contest

January 23, 2013
Filed under Sports

*Originally published on prep2prep.com* It only took one touch of the ball for Carlmont to seal a 1-0 victory, despite a lackluster effort, over visiting Woodside on Wednesday night. In the 68th minute, Carlmont forward Michel Gonzalez sprinted past two defenders and caught up to the perfectly placed through ball ...

Belmont Library hosts teen poetry contest

Belmont Library hosts teen poetry contest

April 18, 2012
Filed under Campus

[media-credit name="Flickr: Rubin 110" align="alignnone" width="300"][/media-credit] In honor of National Poetry Month, the Belmont Library will be holding their first poetry contest for high school and middle school students from April 1 to April 30. Teens can submit up to three original poems that are thirty lines or...

Cross country dominates in contest for the Carlmont Cup

Cross country dominates in contest for the Carlmont Cup

September 9, 2011
Filed under Campus

Cross Country defeated the dance team today, September 9, in six games while competing for the Carlmont Cup. During lunch, in the quad, ASB hosted the first competition for the annual race to win the Carlmont Cup; the two teams that were competing today were Dance and Cross Country, the later of which...

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