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Gregg Patner wants to be more than just your vice principal

Gregg Patner wants to be more than just your vice principal

Zoe Wildman, Highlander Editor

August 26, 2015


Filed under Staff Bios

Since 1997, Gregg Patner has been using his bilingualism and unique skills to help English-language learners, students with special needs, and now the 9th and 11th grades at Carlmont High School. Some of the qualities that made Patner especially appealing as a candidate for the Vice Principal position...

Students enjoy more than just dancing at this year’s prom

Students enjoy more than just dancing at this year’s prom

Lauren Tierney, Staff Writer

May 11, 2015


Filed under Campus

On May 1, 740 Carlmont students attended prom at the San Francisco Academy of Sciences. This year prom featured way more than just eating and dancing. Students could explore the museum's aquarium exhibits, sing karaoke, take photos in the photo booth, and choose from various delicious food options. Two...

Pacquiao vs. Mayweather: more than just a fight

Pacquiao vs. Mayweather: more than just a fight

Bijan Khalili, ScotCenter Sports/Columnist

April 29, 2015


Filed under Sports Talk

The highly publicized Floyd Mayweather Jr. versus Manny Pacquiao fight is finally happening on Saturday, May 2. People have been wanting to see this fight since 2009, and now it is becoming a reality. Of course, this fight will require a lot of media attention. It is billed as "The Fight of the Centu...

Why can’t we all just get along?

Why can’t we all just get along?

Jessica Adair, Staff Writer/Columnist

March 7, 2015


Filed under Opinion, The Way It Is

I remember the very first lesson I learned in kindergarten. It's a very simple concept to grasp, but it's also probably the most essential: be kind to one another. Yet, even though we are all almost adults, it seems that this lesson has escaped us. Girls are slut-shaming each other behind a computer...

‘Four’ is just another pop album

‘Four’ is just another pop album

Kiera Pendleton-White, Staff Writer

November 21, 2014


Filed under A&E

One Direction has created another album that has the same pop sound and theme as their other three. "Four" is the fourth album that One Direction has released since they were formed by Simon Cowell on the UK version of the X-Factor in 2010. The members of One Direction had a larger influence on...

Utah is just a distraction

Utah is just a distraction

January 29, 2014


Filed under Opinion, Politically Correct

Gay marriage in Utah is a milestone, but the Utah case is not going to end in the sweeping gay rights case that we are looking for, and we need to look beyond this distraction, and find the best path forward. A few weeks ago a federal district court said that Utah’s ban on gay marriage was unconstitu...

Not just a ‘girls’ sport’ anymore

Not just a ‘girls’ sport’ anymore

Julia Kranzler, Staff Writer

January 25, 2014


Filed under Sports

Former varsity football players Gabe Crespin and Matt Stalun decided to show their school spirit in an alternative way this semester. During their off season, Stalun and Crespin can be seen on the basketball court- cheering, that is. The duo make up two of the newest members to Carlmont's cheerleading...

Concussions: not just for football

Concussions: not just for football

Sarah Schisla, Scot Scoop Editor-in-Chief

December 9, 2013


Filed under Sports

Although concussions are generally associated with sports like football and hockey, they are increasingly recognized in other sports as well. Carlmont Athletic Trainer Jesse Little said, "It's not just football anymore. Concussions are spreading to soccer, basketball, and lacrosse." Concussions are mild traum...

Storms abroad bring disaster not just to their shores

Storms abroad bring disaster not just to their shores

Dana Benelli, Staff Writer

September 25, 2013


Filed under News

Flooding was not just for Colorado last week as powerful tropical storms in Mexico and Japan caused death and devastation, leaving ominous implications for the future. Tropical storms Manuel and Ingrid hit Mexico on opposite coasts in the week of Sept. 16, causing more than 80 deaths and destroying...

Tyler, the Creator’s ‘Wolf’ proves to be just as bombastic, personal as last album

Tyler, the Creator’s ‘Wolf’ proves to be just as bombastic, personal as last album

April 2, 2013


Filed under A&E

It was the oddball production and general angst of Bastard and Goblin that took the world by storm in 2009 and beyond, as Tyler's LA collective Odd Future rose to the forefront of internet culture with their unique brand of shocking content and deceptive self awareness. The combination prov...

Infinity is not just a number

Infinity is not just a number

Shira Stein, Scot Scoop Editor-in-Chief

November 27, 2012


Filed under Campus

As the weather becomes colder, scarves of all shapes, colors, and sizes start showing up in students' winter wardrobes. The most current kind of scarf is known as the infinity scarf. Infinity scarves are a long continuous loop that are useful to wear. The wearer puts one end around his or her neck,...

Olympics just around the corner

Olympics just around the corner

May 17, 2012


Filed under Sports

[media-credit name="Andrea Vascellari" align="alignleft" width="399"][/media-credit]2012 London Summer Olympics logo As Carlmont students count down the days until summer, they are also counting down the days until the start of the 2012 Summer Olympics. "Yeah, I'm excited to see the Olympics, the summer events are my favorite. I'l...

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