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Prom grows more popular every year despite the expense

Prom grows more popular every year despite the expense

Kimberly Brodersen, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019


Filed under Campus

Almost 1,000 students are going to prom this year even though ticket prices continue to rise. The average price of a ticket is now $90, but there are still more students buying tickets than in previous years. Prom is the premier high school dance and held annually towards the end of the school...

Opinion: My culture is most-likely your prom dress

Opinion: My culture is most-likely your prom dress

Joseph Gomez, Segment Producer

March 31, 2019


Filed under Opinion, ScotCenter, ScotCenter: Features

Joseph Gomez chortles out another hot and spicy video on a topic that was relevant about a year ago ... CULTURAL APPROPRIATION. Everybody have a safe prom, don't smoke the Devil's lettuce, drink Satan's juice, or pop Lucifer's Tic Tacs.     Like if you find the two typos.

Opinion: Prom preparations are grueling but worthwhile

Opinion: Prom preparations are grueling but worthwhile

Julia Rhodie, Staff Writer

March 16, 2019


Filed under Opinion

The new year rolls around. While you are posting about your New Year resolutions, your female peers have already started checking prom dress websites for an event four months away. This is only the first step that many females take in the long and grueling process of preparing for prom. As so...

Sober Prom becomes an eye-opener to those involved

Sober Prom becomes an eye-opener to those involved

Sam Hanlon, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


Filed under Campus

Every 15 minutes,  someone dies from a drunk driving accident. "Sober prom came from the Every 15 Minutes program," Officer Eric Gonzales said. According to their website, the program holds events that are designed to teach teenagers about the consequences of drinking and texting while driving. I...

Prom spirit buzzes around Carlmont

Prom spirit buzzes around Carlmont

Samantha Chu, Staff Writer

April 26, 2018


Filed under Campus

Prom is just around the corner. Girls rush to stores to buy their dresses, while boys scramble to find their tuxedos. Prom has been trending on social media for the past month. However, this frenzy is not only seen on social media, for its presence is also evident in Carlmont. Carlmont's prom is on April 27. Located in San Francisco City Hall, junio...

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...

Sober Prom shows that small choices have big consequences

Sober Prom shows that small choices have big consequences

Victoria Valle Remond, Segment Producer

April 18, 2018


Filed under Campus, ScotCenter, ScotCenter: Campus

Victoria Valle Remond reports on Carlmont High School's 2018 Sober Prom campaign and the impact it had on students and participants.

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...

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