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Students use YouTube as a means of self-expression

Students use YouTube as a means of self-expression

Julia Rhodie, Staff Writer

May 28, 2019

A creative outlet is something many students seek as a way to express their feelings. Commonly, students do this by taking a dance class, piano lessons, or drawing. More young people have taken to a new platform for self-expression: YouTube. Included in this group are students, even here at school. ...

Carlmont Con allows students to share creative content

Carlmont Con allows students to share creative content

Talia Fine, Scot Scoop Editor

May 20, 2019

Carlmont Con, an event organized by ASB President Valerie Wang, was presented as a quasi-music festival. However, this one would exclusively feature the creative content of Carlmont students. This content included musical stylings from bands and solo-artists, clothing such as sweatshirts and scrunchies,...

Redwood City’s mini-golf event attracts participants of all ages with their creative decor

Redwood City’s mini-golf event attracts participants of all ages with their creative decor

Shayna Yurovitsky, Staff Writer

March 7, 2019

In the heart of Redwood City, a new, local family attraction has been put up. For a limited time, the city has created an indoor miniature-golf course for all ages to come and enjoy. With low prices and hours conveniently scheduled around a typical work or school day, everyone can come to enjoy this...

Harvest Festival inspires creative spirit

Harvest Festival inspires creative spirit

Ailee Lim, Staff Writer

November 15, 2018

With technology becoming more prevalent in society, it can be hard to find traditional art that still resonates with people. The annual Harvest Festival celebrates small businesses and artists alike. The Harvest Festival was held from Nov. 9 to Nov.11 at the San Mateo County Events Center. The f...

Odyssey of the Mind Club sparks student creativity

Odyssey of the Mind Club sparks student creativity

Francesca D'Urzo, Staff Writer

March 4, 2018

Among the hundreds of diverse clubs at Carlmont, the Odyssey of the Mind Club shines through their involvement in creativity competitions and their passion to embrace students’ oddities. Club President Jaime Young and Vice President Garrett Maslyar, both freshmen, have been members of the Odyssey of th...

Meme day at Carlmont sparks creativity

Meme day at Carlmont sparks creativity

Andrea Butler, Staff Writer

February 2, 2018

Meme Day encouraged students to think outside the box and go out on a limb to create fun costumes to wear to school. There were so many options of memes for each person to choose from, so a lot of students ended up happy. “We created Meme Day because it was requested by a lot of students,” sai...

Creative reWriters helps students take a closer look at their writing

Creative reWriters helps students take a closer look at their writing

Madison Wong, Staff Writer

May 16, 2017

Since the early 2000s, a variety of students have come to show off their writing pieces in Creative reWriters. The club is a valued place for authors to bring in their original work in order to improve their writing. Carolyn Wallace, the club's advisor, has enjoyed watching students be able to...

Drama classes provide creative outlet

Drama classes provide creative outlet

Aliyah Wachob, Staff Writer

March 6, 2017

The perfect monologue has been chosen and memorized. The character’s mannerisms have been perfected at last. The fear of auditioning is washed out with a love of performing and hope of being granted entry into advanced drama. During the past few weeks at Carlmont, drama students have been preparing for...

Guard your creative property closely

Guard your creative property closely

Aria Frangos, Scot Scoop Editor

December 3, 2014

In the words of musician Taylor Swift, "art is important and rare. Important, rare things are valuable. Valuable things should be paid for." Yahoo does not appear to agree, since on Nov. 20 the company announced intentions to sell wall art prints of photos on their site Flickr that are under Creative...

Web design allows students to be creative and tech-savvy

Web design allows students to be creative and tech-savvy

Alyssa Espiritu, Staff Writer

September 8, 2014

The world is run by technology and its unlimited amount of information made accessible for all people. Due to the advancement of technology and the internet, Carlmont offers classes like web design that allows students to be creative and prepared for the future. Web design is a class that focuses...

Art Club highlights students’ creative sides

Art Club highlights students’ creative sides

Danielle Schneider, Staff Writer

March 9, 2014

Carlmont’s Art Club has seen significant changes over the years. From a new art building, to new teachers, to new equipment, to new students, the club has evolved since its creation nearly a decade ago. However, that's not to say that the club’s goals have changed. According to senior Zo Higgin...

Creative reWriters Club critiques and inspires

Creative reWriters Club critiques and inspires

Danielle Schneider, Staff Writer

January 24, 2014

"Bring in the stuff you wrote, and let's learn how to edit, and edit, and edit." This is the main goal of the Creative reWriters club, according to club co-advisor and special education department member John Parker-Campbell. Each Thursday, the Creative reWriters Club meets to discuss and critique...

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