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Scots make history sweeping PAL finals with a four-title win

Scots make history sweeping PAL finals with a four-title win

Kimberly Mitchell, Staff Writer

May 7, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top News

Two years ago, winning all four PAL titles would be unheard of. However, after years of hard work, that once far-fetched dream became a reality when not one, not two, but all four Carlmont swim teams won first place at the PAL Bay Division finals on May 5. Through team cheers and tears of happ...

Noah’s Ark exhibit provides view of local past

Noah’s Ark exhibit provides view of local past

Molly Donaldson, Staff Writer

April 2, 2018


Filed under News

The San Mateo County History Museum is currently showing a special exhibit featuring antiquities from Noah’s Ark, a popular 1920s San Mateo restaurant founded by Noah Williams.   Williams is considered a pioneer in the area’s restaurant culture because he was a black restaurateur at a time when ...

Redwood City holds its final celebration for its 150th anniversary

Redwood City holds its final celebration for its 150th anniversary

Gabby Tirsell, Staff Writer

December 5, 2017


Filed under News

Redwood City ends its yearlong festivities with a look into the past. The final observance of the city's 150 anniversary occurred Dec. 3 where the community was invited to learn about the history of the land they live on. City officials set up a timeline of original photographs dating back to the city...

County History Museum opens new exhibit

County History Museum opens new exhibit

Anna Feng, Staff Writer

October 14, 2017


Filed under News

After much hard work and preparation, the San Mateo County History Museum finally opened its new exhibit, titled Sketches From World War I, last month. The exhibit showcases artwork from Alvin Page Colby, a soldier from Burlingame who later served as a cook while deployed in France. These scenes d...

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...

History teacher awarded for social justice work

History teacher awarded for social justice work

Connor Lin, Staff Writer

January 20, 2017


Filed under Campus, Top News

On Jan. 16, Carlmont history teacher Karen Ramroth was given the Dorothy Boyajian Honored Teacher Award. This award recognizes teachers in the community who reflect the ideals of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and teach students about justice and diversity. Ramroth said, “This award was named after Dor...

Scots sink the competition in a historic win

Scots sink the competition in a historic win

Megan Tao, Scot Scoop Editor

May 11, 2016


Filed under Sports, Top News

At the end of the day, the swimmers were the ones cheering from the pool deck and the coaches were celebrating in the pool. On May 7, the boys varsity swim team won the Peninsula Athletic League (PAL) championships for the first time in Carlmont swimming history. After the upsetting two-point loss...

Andrew Jackson deserves the front of your money

Andrew Jackson deserves the front of your money

Justin Som, Staff Writer

April 26, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Even though Andrew Jackson violently evicted many Native Americans from their lands, there is no real support as to the conjecture of him being an unworthy president. Having extended the nation to almost twice its prior size, the United States would not have been as prosperous without either his...

Mamba out: this night will live on in history

Mamba out: this night will live on in history

Bijan Khalili, Staff Writer

April 15, 2016


Filed under Sports Talk

The night of April 13 was one that will live on forever in the basketball world. Two historical events occurred in one night: Kobe Bryant's last game, and the Golden State Warriors' chase for the best record in NBA history at 73-9. Whether you were watching The Warriors or Kobe and the Lakers,...

Humans and animals continue a 32,000-year-old relationship

Humans and animals continue a 32,000-year-old relationship

Leea Ivanel, Staff Writer

January 14, 2016


Filed under Features, Top News

It is no secret that today’s society places great value on pets, whose adorable personalities often lure those in need of a friend to either adopt or buy them. In fact, their fluffy little faces are so irresistible that, in 2012, 36.5 percent of the U.S. population owned dogs and 30.4 percent owned cats. Sophomore Aliana El Shawa, the owner of nine pets, said, “Pets are really funny and great, so it’s easy to see why they are so popular.” But how did the relationship between humans and animals start?

History of Censored Movies

History of Censored Movies

Holly Chen, Staff Writer

January 8, 2015


Filed under Multimedia

History teacher featured in national commercial

History teacher featured in national commercial

November 6, 2014


Filed under Campus

Money is freedom. Imagine being in a couple of seconds of a commercial and getting paid $625 every 13 weeks as long as it runs. This is what happened to Jaime Garcia. In addition, Carlmont's history teacher was paid $114 because it was aired nationally in the World Series. The commercial is...

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