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Residents await completion of Ralston Avenue construction

Residents await completion of Ralston Avenue construction

Vincent Wai, Staff Writer

October 24, 2017


Filed under News

2017 was a greatly anticipated year for construction throughout Belmont with new sewer and gas pipes that have been replaced. "I want Belmont to have the safest gas pipelines possible. We're very hopeful the work will be finished soon and that PG&E can replace Ralston as required before the weather ...

Social media continues to veil effective coping

Social media continues to veil effective coping

Editorial Staff

October 8, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Whether news comes through emails, texts, or snapchats, we all use social media to share experiences and get information. But social media veils the truths about lives and events. “Social media is like this giant filter on everyone’s lives and in my eyes, it’s fake and not genuine, so having...

Varsity football continues historic 4-0 record

Varsity football continues historic 4-0 record

Izzy Mitchell, Staff Writer

September 19, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top News

"Carlmont just played better," said Lincoln head coach Phil Ferrigno. The Scots did it again. For the first time in Carlmont varsity football history since 1977, the Scots hold a 4-0 record after defeating Lincoln High School on Sept. 15, 43-0. "I felt great winning because we've all put in the work to get the win. By that, I mean looking over film countless of times, conditioning...

Belmont Greek festival continues to spread joy for everyone

Belmont Greek festival continues to spread joy for everyone

Samantha Dahlberg, Segment Producer

September 7, 2017


Filed under ScotCenter, ScotCenter: News

Samantha Dahlberg reports on the 47th annual Greek festival at the church of the Holy Cross in Belmont.

Varsity football continues winning streak against Mills

Varsity football continues winning streak against Mills

Izzy Mitchell, Staff Writer

October 9, 2016


Filed under Sports, Top News

Despite falling behind in the first quarter, the Carlmont Scots defeated the Mills Vikings 44-42, winning their second game in two weeks. Throughout the game, the offense was a key factor in the Carlmont win. "Our offense really came through for us against Mills because our defense was having a lot of t...

JV volleyball continues their undefeated season

JV volleyball continues their undefeated season

Nour Zabaneh, Staff Writer

October 6, 2016


Filed under Sports

lWith their undefeated record and first place position at stake, the Scots successfully beat the second place Hillsdale Knights. On October 6, Carlmont JV volleyball was able to persevere and triumph now making their coveted record 7-0 in the Scots gym. "We knew that they had gotten better, so we jus...

Save the Music unites the community through fundraising

Save the Music unites the community through fundraising

Izzy Mitchell, Staff Writer

October 3, 2016


Filed under Campus, Top News

From 11:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. on Oct. 2, Twin Pines Park of Belmont was full of life. Parents danced along to the live music, reliving their younger days. Meanwhile, children carried dozens of tickets, looking for the best way to spend them. Volunteers of all ages sported a purple shirt and aided...

Powerball lottery frenzy continues, despite improbable odds

Powerball lottery frenzy continues, despite improbable odds

Connor Lin, Staff Writer

January 14, 2016


Filed under News

With $1.5 billion up for grabs, people with high hopes frantically crowd stores and gas stations buying lottery tickets in hopes of winning the top prize. Lottery tickets for the Powerball cost $2 each for a chance at the jackpot. The Powerball lottery has achieved a world record for being the highes...

Varsity volleyball continues its undefeated season

Varsity volleyball continues its undefeated season

Mackenzie O'Connell, Staff Writer

October 8, 2015


Filed under Sports

The Scots remained undefeated after they pulled through and took a close victory against the Burlingame Panthers. On Tuesday, Oct. 6, Carlmont's varsity volleyball team played a five-set match against Burlingame High School. The bleachers were filled with intensity and cheers as the Scots seized...

Addicting app craze continues

Addicting app craze continues

Kimiko Okumura, Staff Writer

May 18, 2014


Filed under A&E

Smartphone apps have become addicting, simple and a great time waster. Since the Flappy Bird craze has died, the app 100 Balls has taken over the number one spot in the Apple App Store. Developer Giedrius Talzunas released the game on April 17, 2014 for iOS but has not made it available for Android....

ASB’s work continues as year winds down

ASB’s work continues as year winds down

Melanie Hamaguchi, Staff Writer

May 7, 2014


Filed under Campus

While for many students the school year is cooling down, for ASB members things are heating up as they work to put on an exciting end of the year celebration assembly. For many students, the end of the school year is an interesting time as finals approach and their time as a student begins to slip...

CSF continues to captivate students

CSF continues to captivate students

Gianna Schuster, Editor

January 15, 2014


Filed under Campus

With the new semester at hand, Carlmont’s California Scholarship Foundation (CSF) continues to stay alive with its multitude of loyal club leaders and members. A variety of factors contributed to the club’s success during the first semester. “CSF isn’t just a place where students g...

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