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Dance auditions create a fun environment for students

Dance auditions create a fun environment for students

Sarah Cheung, Staff Writer
March 8
Filed under Campus

The Carlmont dance auditions were held in the dance studio from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on March 7. They were open to any incoming or current Carlmont students who want to join the intermediate or advanced dance classes. Thirty-four students auditioned and roughly half of them were incoming Carlmont students. Freshman...

Filipino Club dances their way into Heritage Fair with the Tinikling

Filipino Club dances their way into Heritage Fair with the Tinikling

Sherilyn Kuo, Staff Writer
February 23
Filed under Campus

This year Filipino Club is participating in Heritage Fair to share a bit of Filipino culture with a traditional folk dance called tinikling. Every year, Carlmont celebrates the diversity of our school at the Heritage Fair with different clubs participating in the assembly and selling food that re...

Going behind the scenes with dance commission

Going behind the scenes with dance commission

Amy Fullerton, Staff Writer
February 15
Filed under Campus

The dance floor shook and music blasted over the speakers as hundreds of students took to the dance floor to show off their best moves at Carlmont's annual Winter Formal dance. A night many could not forget, successful only through the hard work that goes into planning and putting on school dances...

Swing Club ‘rock steps’ into Heritage Fair

Swing Club ‘rock steps’ into Heritage Fair

Kylie Lin, Staff Writer
February 15
Filed under Campus

The Carlmont Swing Club has begun rigorous preparations for this year’s annual Heritage Fair. “We’ve been learning choreography, getting into shape with group workouts, working on swing tricks, and getting back into a place where both the lead and the follow feel comfortable,” said Carrie We...

Dancers behind the glamour

Dancers behind the glamour

Sherilyn Kuo, Staff Writer
February 14
Filed under Features, Top News

Onstage dancers look beautiful and graceful. But off stage, dancers must face the blisters, the anxiety, and the tears. After every dance rehearsal and show, dancers are exhausted. Many leave the studio popping a couple of Advils to fight the physical pain from dancing so much. Dancing is a commi...

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...

Homecoming dance had students vibin’

Homecoming dance had students vibin’

Adriana Ramirez, Segment Producer
October 17
Filed under ScotCenter

Adriana Ramirez reports on the 2016 Homecoming dance and how it appealed or didn't appeal to different students.

Celebration Assembly 2016 sends off students with a bang

Celebration Assembly 2016 sends off students with a bang

Izzy Mitchell, Estella Lippi, Anya Meredith, and Sophie Penn
May 31
Filed under Campus, Top News

Celebration Assembly brings back bedtime stories 1 ASB's Celebration Assembly art inspired by students' childhood stories 1 Scot Center takes a look at Spirit Week finale of 2016 1 Scot Center: Celebration Assembly is an improvement 1  ...

Celebration assembly brings back bedtime stories

Celebration assembly brings back bedtime stories

Izzy Mitchell, Staff Writer
May 24
Filed under Campus

Many people grew up listening to adventurous tales such as Where the Wild Things Are, Goodnight Moon, and other bedtime stories. As high schoolers are entrenched in their studies and extracurriculars, most tend to forget these childhood classics in the midst of the complicated plots of Shakespe...

Formal: a blast for some, a bust for others

Formal: a blast for some, a bust for others
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Jill Albertson, Staff Writer
January 24
Filed under Campus, Top News

"Let's do it again!" said sophomore Shelby Young after her very first high school Winter Formal. Carlmont High School held its annual Winter Formal dance on Jan. 23 at the local Fox Theater in Redwood City. Filled with extraterrestrial decorations and high spirit, Carlmont's "out-of-this-world ...

‘Shut Up and Dance’ creates unexpected complexity

‘Shut Up and Dance’ creates unexpected complexity

Evan Davies
May 6
Filed under A&E

"Shut Up and Dance" was recently released by alternative music group Walk the Moon, and is currently the third most popular song on iTunes. At first, "Shut Up and Dance" seems to be relatively simple. There is a lot of repetition in the song's lyrics, and the premise is very easy to understand. However,...

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