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Playlist Club creates a relaxing space for all

Playlist Club creates a relaxing space for all

Alison Kim, Staff Writer

April 2, 2019

Music is an integral part of most teenagers lives. Students listen to music on the way to class, with friends, and while doing homework. There are many benefits to listening to music for teenagers and students. According to a 2013 study conducted by the American Psychological Association (APA), music...

Passions are not overshadowed in course selection

Passions are not overshadowed in course selection

Kevin Shimizu, Staff Writer

March 14, 2019

Year after year, students go through the same difficult process of deciding which courses to take the next year. In February, students begin to make their way to the counseling office for their annual counselor meeting. During their appointment, students discuss their four-year plan for high scho...

Passions ignored while choosing a college major

Passions ignored while choosing a college major

Ava Richards, Segment Producer

January 18, 2019

Only 10 percent of art graduates in 2012 reported that they earned a living primarily based on being an artist, making Paul Shields a rarity. Shields is a Scottish photographer currently working for the University of York. An important project of his has been cataloging the archives kept there, su...

Two passions, one student

Two passions, one student

Athena Duran, Staff Writer

February 18, 2014

"I quit figure skating after ten years because I wanted to do cheer," said senior Hannah Nourie. Nourie was on the IHM cheer team in eighth grade, and immediately fell in love with the sport. She continued participating in cheer when she entered high school as well, and was on Carlmont's team for...

Chemistry teacher pursues passions in and out of the classroom

Chemistry teacher pursues passions in and out of the classroom

Becca Fradkin, Scot Scoop Multimedia Editor/Social Media Team

February 18, 2014

Joshua Engberg spends time in H20 and Na, but not while teaching Chemistry in the classroom. Engberg grew up in the Santa Cruz county with a love for surfing. Engberg said, “In high school we had a surfing club that would compete in about four contests with other schools around the state.” After...

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