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Santa leaves his sleigh and arrives by helicopter

Santa leaves his sleigh and arrives by helicopter

Pablo Pinilla, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018


Filed under News, Top News

Santa Claus is coming to town but not in the usual way. On the rainy morning of Dec. 1, Santa flew into the Hiller Aviation Museum by helicopter to bring Christmas joy to children and their families. The Hiller Aviation Museum is an aircraft history museum at the San Carlos Airport. It was fou...

Día de Los Muertos Festival comes alive with cultural significance

Día de Los Muertos Festival comes alive with cultural significance

Pablo Pinilla, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018


Filed under News, Top News

Downtown Redwood City during the weekend is everything one would expect from a small city. People eat at various restaurants, while a constant stream of people flows in and out of the movie theaters. However, Sunday night was not one of those ordinary nights. On the night of Nov. 4, Courthouse Square wa...

‘Trench’ is a step up for Twenty One Pilots

‘Trench’ is a step up for Twenty One Pilots

Charlie McBrian, Staff Writer

October 25, 2018


Filed under Reviews

I recently heard the new Twenty One Pilots album, and I enjoyed it quite a bit more than I expected. Twenty-One pilots is an Ohio based pop duo consisting of frontman and vocalist Tyler Joseph and drummer Josh Dun. In their 10 years of existence, their unique blend of rap, indie, emo-pop, and alt...

Guitar Club strikes a chord within members

Guitar Club strikes a chord within members

Kim Brodersen, Student Writer

October 25, 2018


Filed under Campus

Students join Guitar Club to learn about music and jam. What they will find is a musical family. Guitar Club was originally founded six years ago, but it dissolved for three years when all of the members at the time graduated. Sophomores Jacob Berg and Erik Cramer didn’t even know about the old...

Saving the Music: A Documentary

Saving the Music: A Documentary

Victoria Valle Remond, Segment Producer

October 22, 2018


Filed under In-Depth, ScotCenter, ScotCenter: Features

Save the Music is an annual fundraiser/festival held in the city of Belmont and organized by SchoolForce. Learn how it came to be, experience the operation of the day itself, and learn what it means for the local K-12 schools.

Neutral Milk Hotel’s ‘In the Aeroplane Over the Sea’ is a modern masterpiece

Neutral Milk Hotel’s ‘In the Aeroplane Over the Sea’ is a modern masterpiece

Charlie McBrian, Staff Writer

October 1, 2018


Filed under Reviews

I’d like to start off this review by saying that it took me a while to enjoy this album. Last summer, I heard people hyping this up as one of the best albums of the century that everyone needed to hear. It has accrued a massive amount of critical acclaim and popularity over the years and is...

Carlmont Drumline encourages school spirit

Carlmont Drumline encourages school spirit

Molly Donaldson, Staff Writer

September 21, 2018


Filed under Campus

The football team scores. The crowd goes wild. The snap of a snare drum echoes through the night.  This sound came from William Yonts, a senior and the leader of Carlmont Drumline. The other members of the team respond with sounds from their own instruments to create a unified series of cadenc...

‘Boarding House Reach’ is a boundary pushing rock and roll experience

‘Boarding House Reach’ is a boundary pushing rock and roll experience

Charlie McBrian, Staff Writer

August 28, 2018


Filed under Reviews

I hear the phrase 'rock is dead' all too often these days. While I don't personally believe this, there is truth behind the statement. Rock is certainly less popular now than it ever has been. In the past 30 years, rock has steadily declined in prominence, with adult-alternative bands, like Trai...

Renowned cellist Jeremy Tai inspires Carlmont Instrumental Music students

Renowned cellist Jeremy Tai inspires Carlmont Instrumental Music students

Mandy Hitchcock, Segment Producer

May 20, 2018


Filed under ScotCenter, ScotCenter: Campus

On May 9, 19-year-old cellist Jeremy Tai gave a masterclass to Carlmont’s Symphony Orchestra. Later, he performed Cello Concerto in E Minor, Op. 85 with the Peninsula Symphony Orchestra.

Spring Concert series showcases the instrumental music program

Spring Concert series showcases the instrumental music program

Charlie McBrian, Staff Writer

May 18, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

Parents and students shuffled in the Performing Arts Center (PAC) last Wednesday to attend the first night of Carlmont instrumental music's Spring Concert series, in which the jazz ensembles and jazz combos perform. This is one of three shows that is being put on by Carlmont instrumental musi...

The Weeknd has the blues in ‘My Dear Melancholy’

The Weeknd has the blues in ‘My Dear Melancholy’

Katrina Wiebenson, Staff Writer

May 16, 2018


Filed under Reviews

As one of pop music’s top selling artists, Abel Tesfaye, more commonly known as The Weeknd, has defined modern music with his unique sound and mysterious persona. In his true artistic pursuit, he has made R&B his own with his dark, perplexing tone, making his own style of music that has buil...

Carlmont Instrumental Music cruises abroad

Carlmont Instrumental Music cruises abroad

Mandy Hitchcock, Staff Writer

April 28, 2018


Filed under Campus

Sunny blue skies and solid ground greeted all 108 Carlmont music students once they disembarked the Carnival Inspiration cruise ship. Every other year, the Carlmont Instrumental Music program books a tour for their advanced music ensembles: Symphony Orchestra, Jazz Ensemble, and Symphonic Band. Contrary to the pre...

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