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Varsity Volleyball attempts to replicate last year’s success

Varsity Volleyball attempts to replicate last year’s success

Lizzy Hall, Segment Producer

September 8, 2018


Filed under Campus

Carlmont played their first in league game of the season on Thursday, September 6th at Aragon. The Scots are hoping for another successful season after their CCS win last year.

Weekly Pajama Storytime helps children focus

Weekly Pajama Storytime helps children focus

Anna Feng, Staff Writer

April 11, 2018


Filed under News

Surrounded by various picture books and stuffed animals, volunteer Mickey Wicz begins to read to a small gaggle of children. Each Wednesday evening from 7–7:30 p.m., the San Mateo County Library (SMCL) hosts a Pajama Storytime. The San Carlos Library is one of the libraries that host this event....

D.E.C.A. convention inspires students for future success

D.E.C.A. convention inspires students for future success

Vincent Wai, Staff Writer

March 12, 2018


Filed under Campus

Graduate college. Build your own successful company. These are the dreams of many participants in the Distributive Education Clubs of America, or D.E.C.A. This type of business education focuses heavily on finance and marketing, which these young entrepreneurs are already getting a taste of. ...

‘The Wedding Singer’ is a hit success

‘The Wedding Singer’ is a hit success

Charlie McBrian, Staff Writer

February 11, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

After months of hard work and preparation, "The Wedding Singer" has finally arrived at the Carlmont Performing Arts Center (PAC). This is the fourth Carlmont musical directed by Stephanie Maysonave. "This year I wanted to give the kids more contemporary material. Our last play, 'Anything Goes,'...

SAT scores do not predict future success

SAT scores do not predict future success

Parker English, Staff Writer

January 31, 2018


Filed under Features

One test determines a student’s future success. Many want to do well on the SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test), but some struggle to understand what the score truly means. While these scores are important, they may not matter as much as one might think. “In some ways, I would say one’s S...

Carlmont’s first Club Carnival is a success

Carlmont’s first Club Carnival is a success

Sophie Penn, Segment Producer

April 25, 2016


Filed under Campus, ScotCenter

On Friday, April 22, various clubs at Carlmont worked with ASB's Culture Commission to organize an after-school carnival for the student body. Clubs promoted themselves while selling food, giving out information, and providing entertainment.

Daya sings on the road to success

Daya sings on the road to success

Adriana Ramirez, Staff Writer

October 1, 2015


Filed under A&E

Daya starts off her career on the right track, showing she has potential to become a famous singer. Only 16 years old, Grace Tandon, who goes by the name of Daya, is an American singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from Pittsburg, Pennsylvania. Daya already knew she wanted to pursue her...

‘See You Again’ finds mainstream success

‘See You Again’ finds mainstream success

Evan Davies, Staff Writer

April 15, 2015


Filed under A&E

"See You Again" by Wiz Khalifa, which features Charlie Puth, was originally created as part of the soundtrack to the movie "Furious 7." The "See You Again" artists are not afraid to acknowledge the song's origin as part of a movie soundtrack, even going as far as to show several clips from "Fur...

Rixton is on the road to success

Rixton is on the road to success

Sarah Schisla, Scot Scoop Editor

April 1, 2015


Filed under A&E, Top News

Still struggling to get over Zayn Malik leaving One Direction? Stop listening to “Up All Night” on repeat and try something new -- Rixton’s debut album “Let The Road,” which was released on March 2. This group from Manchester, England got its start recording garage covers of songs like ...

Online petitions: success or scam?

Online petitions: success or scam?

Hannah Young, Staff Writer

November 12, 2014


Filed under News

The First Amendment gives US citizens the right to petition without fear of prosecution, but how effective are these petitions? Websites like change.org allow citizens to virtually give their signature on any online petition. Change.org sends an email to the authoritative figure involved, notifying...

Swinging to success

Swinging to success

Danielle Hamer

March 20, 2014


Filed under Campus, Top News

School clubs are a way for students to find new interests and express their creativity. For swing club members, in addition to meeting new people, getting a great workout, and learning a generations-old style of dance, they get a second family. The swing club meets every thursday at lunch and for at...

Choir success due to Tep

Choir success due to Tep

Becca Fradkin, Staff Writer

March 19, 2014


Filed under Campus, Staff Bios

Genevieve Tep has redefined standards, encouraged hundreds of students and created the well known Carlmont Choirs. In 2003, Tepp, known to her students as “Sagi”, became the teacher of three choral classes. Since then, student enrollment has quadrupled and choir classes have expanded. A previously 5...

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