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Rebuilding a social life after high school

Rebuilding a social life after high school

Minh-Han Vu, Art Editor

May 6, 2015


Filed under College Craze, Features

For many students, the end of their high school friendships marks the start of their independent lives. Along with the pressure of facing the world as adults for the first time, most graduates must also face their transition without any familiar company. Senior Brian Lee said, “By next fall,...

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 ...

Woodside bomb threat abruptly cancels school

Woodside bomb threat abruptly cancels school

Taran Sun and Sarah Schisla

April 2, 2015


Filed under News, Top News

The students and staff of Woodside High School experienced a school-wide evacuation in response to an imminent bomb threat on Thursday, April 2. According to KRON4, the bomb threat was reported to school officials who then called police at 9:20 a.m. and notified parents at 10:20 a.m. A bomb squad...

Shasta High School pays a visit to Carlmont

Shasta High School pays a visit to Carlmont

Kiera Pendleton-White, Staff Writer

March 16, 2015


Filed under A&E

"I was so excited to do an exchange with another high school because we've never done that before," said junior Loran Branch. The exchange was one of the last stops for Shasta High School’s choirs on their tour of the San Francisco area. This was mainly an opportunity for Men's Choir, Women's...

Finding yourself in high school

Finding yourself in high school

Lauren Tierney, Staff Writer

March 11, 2015


Filed under Features, Self-Identity and Happiness

‘I sat alone on the quad steps at freshman orientation.’ ‘It seemed everyone had gone to school together before and already had a group of friends’ ‘Who was I? Did anyone care?’ ‘How would I find my identity in a place where it seemed everyone else had already found theirs?’ But...

Beautifying the school with sticky notes

Beautifying the school with sticky notes

Brooke Buckley, Staff Writer

February 26, 2015


Filed under Campus

The Leadership One class was able to make many students smile this week. U-Hall, C-Hall, and D-Hall bathroom mirrors were covered with bright blue, yellow, and pink sticky-notes. Written on the sticky-notes were positive sayings like, “seeing your smile makes me so happy,” and “do what makes...

10 ways to stay fit throughout the school day

10 ways to stay fit throughout the school day

Danielle Hamer, Staff Writer

February 11, 2015


Filed under Campus

It’s February, and students have a lot on their minds. There’s Valentines Day -- ah! love! romance! chocolate! There’s Presidents’ Day break -- thank you Presidents, for giving us a four-day weekend. We can’t wait to catch up on sleep. Also, thanks for governing our nation and all. There...

Transitioning between high school and college life

Transitioning between high school and college life

Karen Gao, Staff Writer

February 5, 2015


Filed under College Craze, Features

Most students do not realize that rigorous academics are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to difficult experiences when they go to college. Students are often relieved and are not prepared for the kind of lifestyle that comes with college after getting accepted into their dream school. In...

Students fail to utilize school resources

Students fail to utilize school resources

Sarah Schisla, Scot Scoop Editor

February 2, 2015


Filed under Campus

Why would you spend hours struggling to understand confusing lessons or spend hundreds of dollars on tutoring sessions when you could get the help you need for free? Fortunately for Carlmont students, the tutoring center offers this help on campus, four days a week, for no cost at all. The tutoring ...

Teens need to learn to master the ‘game’ of high school

Teens need to learn to master the ‘game’ of high school

Hannah Young, Scot Scoop In Depth Editor

January 30, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Panoramic Perspectives

A concentrated chess player studies the game board carefully and calculates her next move. She made foolish mistakes in her amateur days by rushing into action unprepared, but years of experience have established her skills. She knows the rules, she knows her moves, she knows the game. Her opponent...

High school marathon comes to an end for seniors

High school marathon comes to an end for seniors

Andrew Cross, Staff Writer

December 7, 2014


Filed under Campus

As students finish the first semester, seniors prepare to finish the four year marathon they had at Carlmont. Even though they have a couple miles left, they still have to run up a steep hill. College applications are very stressful for seniors. It is a long process which includes filling out paper...

A not-so-stereotypical high school introduction

A not-so-stereotypical high school introduction

Anya Meredith, staff writer

November 23, 2014


Filed under Campus

On Wednesday Nov. 19, students may have noticed an usual amount of people roaming the halls. If they did, then they may have also found out that incoming freshmen were touring Carlmont. The incoming freshmen came to Carlmont at 1:30 p.m. and stayed until 3:00 p.m. "First, there is a meet and greet....

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