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Despite slow start, JV boys lacrosse remain optimistic

Despite slow start, JV boys lacrosse remain optimistic

Daniel friis, Staff Writer
April 26, 2017
Filed under Sports

Lacrosse has grown in popularity in recent years for men and women due to the rising number of scholarships offered to play in college, resulting in 36,00 athletes who play lacrosse at a college level, according to Game Breaker. This rising popularity can be shown through the 2017 JV boys lacrosse team. The team began the season with m...

Carlmont swim team starts their preseason with a splash

Carlmont swim team starts their preseason with a splash

Madeline Smith-Morton, Staff Writer
February 27, 2017
Filed under Sports

The Carlmont swim team began its preseason practices in order to prepare for their upcoming swim meets which start March 9. The practices are structured to push the swimmers to be focused and determined. Last year, Carlmont varsity boys competed very well at the Central Coast Section (CCS) an...

Screaming Scots start the year off with a bang

Screaming Scots start the year off with a bang

Sophie Penn, Segment Producer
September 8, 2016
Filed under ScotCenter

Carlmont's student cheering section, the Screaming Scots, is different from other schools'. With one award under their belt, the screaming scots started the new school year off strong. On Friday, Carlmont students congregated at Aragon to support and cheer on their football team in the first game of...

Carlmont reacts to new late start schedule

Carlmont reacts to new late start schedule

Connor Lin, Staff Writer
August 22, 2016
Filed under Campus

With first period beginning at 8:57 a.m. on regular days and at 9:43 a.m. on Wednesdays, many Carlmont students start their days approximately an hour later than in previous school years. This new schedule forces students with six classes to begin their school days much later than they are accust...

Latte start Wednesdays, anyone?

Latte start Wednesdays, anyone?

Hannah Young, Columnist
December 16, 2015
Filed under Panoramic Perspectives, Top News

Waking up on a late start Wednesday comes second to only one thing: waking up on a "latte start Wednesday." Latte start Wednesday might be a reality for the high school students who utilize their extra hour to stop by Starbucks on Wednesday mornings, but far more prefer to use late start for its...

‘The Flash’ gets off to a running start

‘The Flash’ gets off to a running start

Colley Loum, Staff Writer
October 23, 2014
Filed under A&E

How might the murder of Barry Allen's (Grant Gustin) mother affect the famous Flash? David Nutter and Jesse Warn premiered their new television serious "The Flash" on Oct. 8. The story of the famous superhero The Flash has been told in many different ways. "The Flash" is an exciting fun new...

A new start for Carlmont Chamber Singers

A new start for Carlmont Chamber Singers

Marco Sevilla, Staff Writer
September 22, 2014
Filed under Activity Bios, Top News

As a new year of Carlmont beings, so does a new year of the Chamber Singers. Out of the nine choirs supervised by choir director Genevieve Tep, Chamber Singers is considered the  most advanced-level choir. Every year about 33 female and male students are chosen to be in the class after an audition...

Christian Club makes a fresh start

Christian Club makes a fresh start

Taran Sun, Scot Scoop Editor
September 17, 2014
Filed under Activity Bios

A community of God, a community of open arms. That is what Carlmont’s Christian Club aims to bring to campus. Junior Molly McDowell, Vice President of Christian Club, said, “The goal of the club is to be a group of people that anyone can join and feel welcomed, and it’s important to [have] a...

Jewish club off to a strong start

Jewish club off to a strong start

Becca Fradkin, Social Media Editor
September 9, 2014
Filed under Activity Bios

Coming back for their second year, Jewish Club has big plans for involving and connecting the Carlmont community. Co-president Andrew Wach said, "Our plan for this year is to really engage Carlmont students deeper into the more fun aspects of Jewish religion, outside of a forced religious setting.” The...

Student helps start a company

Student helps start a company

Athena Duran and Shira Stein
May 6, 2014
Filed under Campus, Staff Bios, Top News

A typical college application process can include long essays, requesting letters of recommendation, filling out multiple questionnaires, and whole lot of stress. Senior can be a time filled with mixed emotions, exciting times and various expectations. Once the year starts, seniors are given information...

Spring sports tryouts start Monday

Spring sports tryouts start Monday

Alyssa Fagel, Editor
January 30, 2014
Filed under Sports

On Monday, Feb. 3, the first day of tryouts for Carlmont spring sports will be held. While some students this season are looking forward to being a part of the team, others are motivated by the idea of success, both as an individual and as a school. The sports that will be played this season are...

Varsity soccer kicks off to a good start

Varsity soccer kicks off to a good start

Justine Phipps, Scots Scoop Editor
December 11, 2013
Filed under Sports, Top News

Carlmont came out victorious with a 3-0 preseason win against Leigh High School on Tuesday night. Center midfielder Theo Fédronic started off the game with a goal, quickly followed by another goal from senior Jake Retchless in the first half. Both teams traded shots in the second half, and the...

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