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News Brief: Carlmont student found dead at Central Elementary

News Brief: Carlmont student found dead at Central Elementary

Alena Ruhstaller, Staff Writer

January 9, 2019


Filed under News, Top News

Mohammad Othman, a Carlmont senior and varsity football player, was found shot dead in a parking lot at Central Elementary School on the evening of Jan. 7, 2019. The Belmont police arrived at Central Elementary School around 11 p.m. Monday night after receiving a requested welfare check on the Carlmont...

Movie night recharges juniors before stress of dead week

Movie night recharges juniors before stress of dead week

Maya Lip, Staff Writer

December 14, 2018


Filed under Campus

Students from the junior class huddled together through the chilly night as the movie "Elf" played on the projector. On Dec. 7,  an activity called Junior Movie Night took place near the student union. The event started at 5 p.m. on the Friday night before dead week, and food was provided for anyone...

ScotCenter: Therapy Dogs Visit During Dead Week – Elena Mateus

ScotCenter: Therapy Dogs Visit During Dead Week – Elena Mateus

Elena Mateus, ScotCenter Editor-in-Chief

December 11, 2015


Filed under ScotCenter

On Dec. 10 at lunch, SPCA service dogs were brought to Carlmont's Quad for students to interact with to relieve stress before finals. Elena Mateus reports the story.

Dead week comes alive

Dead week comes alive

Rachel Borshchenko, Staff Writer

December 7, 2015


Filed under Campus, Top News

Dead week: a time when students expect to prepare for finals without stress of new material. This week, however, can seem to be a time that requires zombie students to come back to life to work their hardest as they near the end of the semester. From Dec. 7 to Dec. 11, classes are busy reviewin...

Dead whales point to a bigger problem

Dead whales point to a bigger problem

Kimiko Okumura, Staff Writer

August 29, 2015


Filed under Features, News

More than 100 feet long and up to 200 tons, whales are complex and beautiful giants, roaming the sea as the largest, loudest animals on the planet. Whales sit at the top of the food chain and play a significant role in the healthy functioning of the marine environment, according to World Wildlife. However,...

Dead Poets’ Society brings poetry to life

Dead Poets’ Society brings poetry to life

Lila Schulman, Staff Writer

May 14, 2015


Filed under Campus

Enter Carlmont's Black Box, otherwise known as the drama classroom, and experience for yourself the flow of creativity that streams from the students who give poetry a voice. This is the place to go if one wants to be inspired, as well as improve one's social skills. Poetry, a "literary work in...

‘Walking Dead’ showcases machine-gun-wielding old lady

‘Walking Dead’ showcases machine-gun-wielding old lady

Karen Gao, Staff Writer

October 15, 2014


Filed under A&E

When one thinks of the zombie apocalypse, the image of an old woman with explosives being set off and a machine gun blazing is not what usually comes to mind. "The Walking Dead" takes place in a post-apocalyptic world where zombies roam the streets, and what remains of humanity only contains it's...

How students spend time during dead week

How students spend time during dead week

Lara Ostroff, Staff Writer

June 2, 2014


Filed under Multimedia

An exploration of the truth of dead week.

Dead week comes alive

Dead week comes alive

Danielle Hamer

December 9, 2013


Filed under Campus, Top News

The week before finals is a time for chapter reviews, studying, and cup after cup of coffee. The term “dead week” labels the days before final exams in which teachers are encouraged to stop teaching new material. However, these five deadly days are earning themselves a new meaning. The days are getting...

The Walking Dead: Humanity is ‘Infected’

The Walking Dead: Humanity is ‘Infected’

Ivy Nguyen, Staff Writer

October 28, 2013


Filed under A&E

During a zombie apocalypse, people need to deal with walkers, but they must also deal with each other and with themselves. The second episode of season four of The Walking Dead deals with the characters' development as they settle in the now-safe prison. After being on the run for months, Rick and...

11 dead from mysterious bird flu in China

11 dead from mysterious bird flu in China

April 14, 2013


Filed under News

On Saturday, a 7-year-old girl is the latest person to be infected with bird flu in China Her case was the one of the eleven people out of 51 that has died from a new deadly disease called H7N9 otherwise known as bird flu. The World Health Organization and China’s health ministry are closely monitoring poultry mar...

Husband and wife left dead in a hit-and-run crash

Husband and wife left dead in a hit-and-run crash

March 4, 2013


Filed under News

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