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PSAT prepares students for the real deal

PSAT prepares students for the real deal

Kelly Song, Highlander Editor

October 15, 2014

Bright orange slips and blue packets signal the arrival of the annual Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT) in schools across the nation. Carlmont sophomores and juniors will take the standardized test on Wednesday, Oct. 15. to prepare for the upcoming college-admissions that lie ahead. The...

Drama department prepares for the upcoming year

Drama department prepares for the upcoming year

Gianna Schuster, ScotCenter Student Interviews

September 23, 2014

The 2014-2015 school year is off to a start, and so are plans for Carlmont’s drama department. The upcoming fall play will be “You Can’t Take It with You,” a classic American comedy filled with, “really zany, wild characters,” according to Drama teacher and director Nancy Martin. The...

DECA prepares students for more than a career in business

DECA prepares students for more than a career in business

Arianna Bayangos, Scot Scoop News Editor

September 4, 2014

Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) molds the future businesspeople of Carlmont. DECA is a worldwide business organization that exposes students to a career in business in fields such as finance, marketing, hospitality and tourism, and entrepreneurship. Carlmont graduate Rachel Lin started...

Varsity lacrosse prepares for new season

Varsity lacrosse prepares for new season

Kimiko Okumura, Highlander Editor

March 15, 2014

With lacrosse season starting next week, Boys Varsity Lacrosse eagerly prepares for the new season. The Scots continue to work on basic lacrosse skills, such as communication, which is a key component of lacrosse. For many new players, this is their first year on varsity. Head coach Todd Irwin said athleti...

Pit Orchestra prepares for ‘Annie Get Your Gun’

Pit Orchestra prepares for ‘Annie Get Your Gun’

Sarah Schisla, Scot Scoop Editor-in-Chief

January 15, 2014

The drama department is not the only group in Carlmont preparing for the upcoming performance of "Annie Get Your Gun." A pit orchestra will provide the show’s music, both accompanying the actors for songs and entertaining the audience during scene changes. The orchestra’s conductor Edward Smart said, “[...

The Christian club prepares for a season of giving

The Christian club prepares for a season of giving

Taran Sun, Managing Editor

December 9, 2013

A community for Christians and a way to grow closer to God: Christian club is the group of individuals who embody these goals, seeking to bring them to life on the Carlmont campus. Christian club meets weekly to take part in Bible discussion and plan community volunteer work in order to create a close...

Carlmont finishes season, prepares for PAL

Carlmont finishes season, prepares for PAL

Daniel Wang, Staff Writer

May 10, 2013

After a two month season, the Carlmont badminton program finished in a strong second place, only coming up short to Mills High School, who Carlmont lost to twice in the regular season. Commenting on Carlmont badminton's 12-2 season, coach Marco Aguilar said, "We could've done better, but I'm quite happy with ho...

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