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Students find prom well worth the price

Students find prom well worth the price

Parker English, Staff Writer

April 21, 2018


Filed under Campus

Prom season is a time many juniors and seniors look forward to, and for very valid reasons. The night consists of an amazing time at an extravagant venue with friends, dancing, food, and so much more. Tickets are being sold at Carlmont throughout a 12-day period. Sales began on April 16, the o...

Sober Prom aims to stop drunk driving

Sober Prom aims to stop drunk driving

Kylie Lin, Staff Writer

April 19, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

Prom night, for many, is a night of parties — a night of fun. It is a time of elation, anticipation, and joy where high school students can let loose and enjoy themselves for one magical evening. However, behind this excitement lies inevitable risks. The night of prom, which has involved underage...

The intent of prom is lost amid excessive norms

The intent of prom is lost amid excessive norms

Kathryn Stratz, Staff Writer

April 6, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Prom: the highlight of every typical high schooler's experience as a teenager — a night to remember forever, right? Well, our wallets will remember prom, that's for sure. Prom these days has become a huge fiasco, with all the bells and whistles. Not only does this burn a hole in wallets everywhere,...

The San Mateo County Pride Center prepares for Queer Prom

The San Mateo County Pride Center prepares for Queer Prom

Nihal Karim, Staff Writer

March 28, 2018


Filed under Campus

As prom season arrives at schools, so does the excitement for promposals and dates. However, this also means that some students might feel left out or uncomfortable with being themselves in their school environment if they don't relate with traditional prom-goers. The San Mateo County Pride Cent...

ASB sells prom tickets in the quad

ASB sells prom tickets in the quad

Suzanna Floersch, Staff Writer

April 27, 2017


Filed under Campus

Carlmont prom is on Friday, April 28, and many students are excited about the event. Tickets are being sold in the quad at lunch. This year’s prom is called “In the Deep Blue” and will be held at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco. Kimberly Lane, a senior and ASB prom commissioner,...

Carlmont students anticipate a night to remember

Carlmont students anticipate a night to remember

Ashley Huang, Staff Writer

April 24, 2017


Filed under Campus

Thanks to its glorification in movies and television shows, prom is often regarded as one of the most memorable experiences of a high school student. This year, the ASB dance commission has been working hard to plan out a special night for Carlmont students who will attend prom on April 28. Kimberly...

Seniors prepare for their final prom

Seniors prepare for their final prom

Jordan Greene, Staff Writer

April 20, 2017


Filed under Campus

As the school year comes to an end, the final prom for Carlmont seniors approaches. For many seniors, prom will be one of their final high school dances and an opportunity to connect with their grade as a whole. ASB dance commission has been hard at work with final preparations for the event to...

Prom proposal competition excites students

Prom proposal competition excites students

Alyn Seymour, Staff Writer

April 6, 2017


Filed under Campus

Prom season has had a large effect on the Carlmont community. Prom will take place on April 28 and students are preparing by getting their formal wear and asking for a date. The Carlmont Promposal Competition Facebook group was created for upperclassmen who are asking someone or getting asked ...

Prom season approaches quickly

Prom season approaches quickly

Jordan Greene, Staff Writer

March 16, 2017


Filed under Campus

Preparations for prom have begun. Since the middle of January, the ASB dance commission has been hard at work, coordinating details for the 2017 prom. The event is scheduled to take place on April 28 at the Academy of Sciences in San Francisco and is open to all students who are juniors and seniors...

Jewish students face conflict: prom or Passover?

Jewish students face conflict: prom or Passover?

Aria Frangos, Scot Scoop Editor

September 4, 2015


Filed under Campus, Top News

Important high school traditions are conflicting with religious commitments as the Carlmont Welcome Back assembly and prom coincide with the Jewish holidays of Rosh Hashanah and Passover. Rosh Hashanah is the Jewish New Year: a day to spend in temple, reflecting on the past and looking to the future,...

Students get ready for this year’s prom

Students get ready for this year’s prom

Andrew Cross, Staff Writer

April 30, 2015


Filed under Campus

The wait is finally over. This week Carlmont will have their yearly prom on Friday, May 1 at the Academy of Sciences. The dance is from 9 p.m. to 12 p.m. and is only an upperclassmen dance. Like every other year, prom is an exciting time for students. It's a count down to the end of the school...

Questions arise over prom and mandatory school attendance

Questions arise over prom and mandatory school attendance

Brooke Buckley, Staff Writer

April 30, 2015


Filed under Campus

Correction: An earlier version of this story said that release time for students was 11 a.m. Prom is on a Friday this year due to the venue not being available for a Saturday event. Associative Student Body (ASB) Dance Commissioner Jen Anthony said, “we knew we wanted our prom at the Academy ...

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