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Flu season fiasco: CDC closed during government shutdown

Flu season fiasco: CDC closed during government shutdown

Zoe Wildman, Highlander Editor

October 8, 2013

With the Center for Disease Control (CDC) shut down, Americans will not be informed about current flu strains and where outbreaks are occurring. According to the CDC website, they will not be routinely analyzing surveillance data nor testing laboratory specimens submitted as part of routine surveillance. “The...

A promising season ahead for JV volleyball

A promising season ahead for JV volleyball

Lauren Tierney, Staff Writer

September 26, 2013

Thursday night's comeback for the win against Hillsdale leaves the season looking hopeful for Carlmont JV volleyball. The Lady Scots played their first home match against Hillsdale High School and lost their first game 23-25, only to come back winning two games in a row to take the match. The team...

Tennis season starts strong

Tennis season starts strong

Angelina Castillo, ScotCenter News

September 20, 2013

The girls tennis team had a winning streak of 4-0 for their new season. After making it to the Central Coast Section last year and almost winning the Pacific Athletic League, they hope to make it back this year and have yet again another successful season. Junior Pareesa Darafshi, who has been on th...

Fourth season of ‘Modern Family’ comes to an end

Fourth season of ‘Modern Family’ comes to an end

Tara Ebrahimpour, Staff Writer

May 22, 2013

The wildly popular and hilarious sitcom Modern Family will wrap up its fourth season on May 22. It first aired on ABC in September 2009 and has been growing in popularity ever since. It stars Sofia Vergara as Gloria Delgado-Pritchett, Ed O’Neill as Jay Pritchett, Jesse Tyler Ferguson as Mitchell Pritc...

Warriors out of playoffs, hopes high for next season

Warriors out of playoffs, hopes high for next season

May 19, 2013

This season, the Golden State Warriors had many obstacles to overcome, yet they still managed to earn a playoff berth for only the second time in 19 years. Coming as the underdogs, Stephen Curry's pressure shooting led the Warriors upset over the Denver Nuggets, ending the series 4-2. The Warriors then faced ...

Scots finish off season with a ‘W’

Scots finish off season with a ‘W’

Sarah Klieves, Editor-in-Chief

May 11, 2013

The frosh-soph baseball team finished off the season with an amazing game Friday afternoon. Sweeping the Terra Nova Tigers in their last two games of the season, the final score of Friday's game was 6-0 Scots. "Wow. It was a great season," said head coach Chris Davidson after the game. And a...

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...

Looking forward to third season of Awkward

Looking forward to third season of Awkward

Tara Ebrahimpour, Staff Writer

April 10, 2013

On April 16th, the hit TV show “Awkward” will start a new season. What is the secret to its rising popularity? "Awkward" is popular with the teenage crowd, especially teenage girls because of the outgoing characters and engaging plot. "Awkward" is a 2011 MTV comedy series. The plot circles ...

Track and field season preview

Track and field season preview

March 11, 2013

Out with the old, in with the new. Even though Carlmont’s varsity boys soccer was not able to bring home the Central Coast Section trophy, Carlmont’s track and field team looks to seal the deal this year. James Schulte, a junior at Carlmont and varsity runner, said “our goal is to win CCS this...

The two minutes that ended the Scots’ amazing season

The two minutes that ended the Scots’ amazing season

Reg Chatman Jr., Staff Writer and ScotCenter Editor

March 4, 2013

On a sub-60 degree night at  Burlingame High School, Carlmont was pinned against Bellarmine College Preparatory in a third round Central Coast Section matchup that would send the winner to the CCS finals. The game was close early as the game stayed scoreless until Carlmont senior captain Justin Harpster...

Badminton season preview

Badminton season preview

Daniel Wang, Staff Writer

March 2, 2013

This year, the Carlmont badminton team has a lot of new players, but the goal remains the same: win. Aragon took the league title last year, but according to returning player, sophomore James Xie, "this time around, things will be different." Xie said, "We're probably going to get first place this...

Early season is rough for frosh-soph lacrosse

Early season is rough for frosh-soph lacrosse

Veronika Dvorakova, Art Director/Columnist

March 2, 2013

Carlmont's frosh-soph lacrosse team has lost both of their first two games this season. Their most recent loss was against Los Gatos on Feb. 27, 2013 with a final score of one to nine. The Scots held their ground throughout the first half of the game. Sean Piety scored the first and only goal that...

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