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You still aren’t special: reflections from a senior

You still aren’t special: reflections from a senior

Nina Heller, Staff Writer

September 5, 2018


Filed under Opinion

“You’re not special.” Many of us at Carlmont were welcomed into high school at the beginning of our freshman year with this mantra: You’re not special. I’m now at the beginning of my senior year, and this is one of the most concrete memories I have from my freshman year.   Freshman...

Carlmont badminton defeats South San Francisco 11-4 on senior night

Carlmont badminton defeats South San Francisco 11-4 on senior night

Andrew Shen, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


Filed under Sports

Carlmont came out with fire to deny a win against rival South San Francisco. On April 26, Carlmont played a conference game against South San Francisco on senior night. The two teams had previously met on Mar. 15; that game also resulted in a win for Carlmont. In their final conference and hom...

Changes made to senior parking lot inconvenience students

Changes made to senior parking lot inconvenience students

Connor Lin, Staff Writer

February 18, 2018


Filed under Campus

Eight spots. That’s how many parking spaces in the senior parking lot were converted to staff parking spots. According to Principal Ralph Crame, the reason for this change was to reserve parking for a new development coming to Carlmont. “It was a decision made by the administration to prov...

Varsity boys’ soccer ties Woodside in a thriller on senior night

Varsity boys’ soccer ties Woodside in a thriller on senior night

Andrew Shen, Staff Writer

February 16, 2018


Filed under Sports

The Scots and Wildcats played in an intense battle that led to a 1-1 draw.   On Feb. 14, Carlmont played Woodside in their final home league game for the Scots.   The two teams had previously met on Jan. 19 on Woodside’s home field. That game also ended in 1-1 draw. This rematch did not disappoint as both sides ...

Varsity volleyball beats the Tigers 3-0 on senior night

Varsity volleyball beats the Tigers 3-0 on senior night

Mia-Isobel Craig, Staff Writer

October 25, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top News

Cheers from the bleachers were heard as the five seniors walked towards the court. It was senior night for the varsity volleyball team on Oct. 24 and to make it even better, the Scots won 3-0 against Terra Nova. The first set began slowly, with both teams scoring points back and forth and neither team dominating the floor, but this didn't last long. A few ...

Girls’ varsity tennis dominates Hillsdale on senior night

Girls’ varsity tennis dominates Hillsdale on senior night

Kylie Lin, Staff Writer

October 24, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top News

On Oct. 23, the Lady Scots tennis team defeated Hillsdale High School in a crushing 6-1 defeat. The sun beat down relentlessly as Carlmont began their matches for the day in the mid-afternoon. Despite the hot weather conditions, Head Coach Margaret Goldsmith was confident in the players' abiliti...

Sweatshirt sales excite seniors

Sweatshirt sales excite seniors

Amy Fullerton, Staff Writer

September 14, 2017


Filed under Campus

Senior year, which is regarded by some students as the year to remember, is a time many look forward to throughout their high school experience. With the privilege of being a senior, seniors have the option to buy a sweatshirt that is specifically designed for their graduating class. The theme...

Seniors prepare to take the Carlmont stage one last time

Seniors prepare to take the Carlmont stage one last time

Sarah Cheung, Staff Writer

May 17, 2017


Filed under Campus, Top News

Carlmont’s annual instrumental music spring concert series is just around the corner. The concert series includes performances from concert band and string orchestra on May 17,  the symphony band and symphony orchestra on May 18, and jazz ensembles and jazz combos on May 19. Tickets to see t...

Varsity lacrosse crushes rivals during senior night

Varsity lacrosse crushes rivals during senior night

Katrina Wong, Staff Writer

May 10, 2017


Filed under Sports

Carlmont varsity lacrosse beat rival Sequoia 17-2. This win gives the Scots a league record of 5-2 and an overall record of 9-6. This win was beneficial to Carlmont because it was the last game of the season, as well as being senior night. Carlmont has 12 graduating seniors this upcoming year. “Eve...

Varsity girls lacrosse send their seniors off with a strong win

Varsity girls lacrosse send their seniors off with a strong win

Adrian Cunningham, Staff Writer

May 6, 2017


Filed under Sports

While many people celebrated Cinco de Mayo, the Carlmont girls lacrosse program celebrated the last regular season game for their six seniors on Friday night. It was quite a sendoff, with the team trampling the Notre Dame Tigers 18-1 to end their already strong season. "This game was really special because th...

The Scots tie the Panthers on senior night

The Scots tie the Panthers on senior night

Mackenzie O'Connell, Staff Writer

February 10, 2017


Filed under Sports

The Lady Scots stormed up the field as they played with motivation in honor of the seniors under the pouring rain. On Feb. 9 the Scots played a rough game against the Panthers. Though the weather conditions caused the field to be slippery, and the ball was hard to control the Scots kept the ball on the...

Varsity takes crushing loss on senior night

Varsity takes crushing loss on senior night

Jonny Pappas, Staff Writer

January 30, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top News

Although the Scots got off to an eight-point lead out of the gate and seemed to have the momentum through the first three-quarters, they fell short. On Jan. 27, the boys varsity basketball team lost on senior night to longtime rival Woodside. The game started out fantastic for the Scots and the...

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