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GSA Club encourages students to take part in the Day of Silence

GSA Club encourages students to take part in the Day of Silence

Taisiia Yakovenko, Staff Writer

April 25, 2018


Filed under Campus

Day of Silence is an annual event during which high school students choose to not speak throughout the duration of the day in order to address the issue that queer teens are often silenced when it comes to their social concerns. Carlmont and its students will take part in the event, just as they have in the...

Rejection is a part of life

Rejection is a part of life

Jessica Adair, Columnist

February 21, 2015


Filed under Opinion, The Way It Is

Today I got my first college rejection letter. Everything was going great; I had heard back from six schools and hadn't gotten rejected anywhere. But then I opened the email and read the five words no senior wants to see: "we regret to inform you." It wasn't my top school, but nevertheless when...

Key Club takes part in the Special Games

Key Club takes part in the Special Games

Gianna Schuster, Scot Scoop Editor

May 12, 2014


Filed under Campus

On March 29, 1979, the first Kiwanis Special Games were played on the Foothill College Fields. Walter D. Chronert, Betty Fairchild, and Sue Carr Katra from the Kiwanis Club of Los Altos Foundation Organization had reached their initial goal of addressing the physical and emotional needs of many severely...

Students babysit as part time jobs

Students babysit as part time jobs

Miranda Irwin, Staff Writer

March 12, 2014


Filed under Campus

When people think of teenagers that have jobs they often think of kids working at grocery stores, in small boutiques or shops, or as assistant coaches on sports teams for younger children. However, not many people would think that babysitting qualifies as a job. Some students that do not have the time to ...

A once forbidden language has become a part of our society

Reg Chatman Jr., Staff Writer and ScotCenter Editor

May 3, 2013


Filed under As seen in print

Swearing, which at one point was a forbidden thing, has become a common part of peoples lives.  Why has it become such a common occurrence for people to swear? In a poll of 133 Carlmont students, 111 people responded yes to a question asking if they partake in swearing. “People are starting to...

Carlmont not part of STAR cheating scandal

Carlmont not part of STAR cheating scandal

September 13, 2012


Filed under Campus

Unlike 150 schools that were facing investigations regarding academic dishonesty on the California Standardized Testing and Reporting tests, Carlmont did not have any cases of cheating. Schools faced with those investigations may not get an Academic Performance Index score, thus possibly losing specific...

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