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Students have mixed emotions about swim unit

Students have mixed emotions about swim unit

Che Larcina Brenes, Staff Writer

March 30, 2017


Filed under Campus

It's that time of the year again when freshmen have to get their feet wet and get ready for the swim unit. Swim unit is one-quarter long and is part of the state requirement for physical education (P.E.), according to the California Department of Education. While some students think swim is fun,...

Scots sink the competition in a historic win

Scots sink the competition in a historic win

Megan Tao, Scot Scoop Editor-in-Chief

May 11, 2016


Filed under Sports, Top News

At the end of the day, the swimmers were the ones cheering from the pool deck and the coaches were celebrating in the pool. On May 7, the boys varsity swim team won the Peninsula Athletic League (PAL) championships for the first time in Carlmont swimming history. After the upsetting two-point loss...

PAL meets pump up athletes

PAL meets pump up athletes

Jackson Monge, Staff Writer

May 6, 2016


Filed under Sports

After the dust settles, new records are made. The final stretch of the season includes the PALs. The Peninsula Athletic League is the league that Carlmont sports compete is and the host of the multi-school sport championships of the league. The fastest and strongest of Carlmont athletes approach the...

Swimming Scots lose to rival Bears

Swimming Scots lose to rival Bears

Skylar Weiss, Staff Writer

March 30, 2016


Filed under Sports, Top News

Carlmont's swim team competed and lost in a meet against Menlo-Atherton (M.A.) High School on March 29. The overall score was 415-293. The varsity boys won with a score of 98-72, while junior varsity girls had a closer meet ending with a loss of 103-83. Boys junior varsity and girls varsity experienced...

Gray Team ends Blue’s winning streak

Gray Team ends Blue’s winning streak

Hanalei Pham, Scot Scoop Editor

March 5, 2016


Filed under Sports

Water splashes into the air, and students shout encouragements from the deck. The annual pre-season, inter-squad Blue-Gray swim meet was Thursday, March 3.  Carlmont swim team broke into two teams, the Blue Team and the Gray Team, sparking a friendly competition. Teams made shirts and stood by the...

Cardio workouts offer different benefits

Cardio workouts offer different benefits

Skylar Weiss, Staff Writer

February 1, 2016


Filed under Features, Top News

Swimming and running are both vigorous forms of exercise. Runners and swimmers are both considered athletic, but how exactly do they measure up against each other? Many doctors agree on the fact that the physical activities are too different to be compared. Although both swimming and running are i...

Skrenta pursues interests outside of swimming

Skrenta pursues interests outside of swimming

Naomi Asrir, Art Team

April 5, 2015


Filed under Bios, Student Bios

Many varsity athletes struggle with finding the time to explore hobbies outside of their sport. But for the select few who carve out a few minutes each day to pursue their passions, endless rewards abound. Sophomore David Skrenta is a varsity swimmer, soon-to-be-pilot, stock trader, and CEO and founder...

Swimming Scots make a splash at PAL finals

Swimming Scots make a splash at PAL finals

Sarah Adams, Staff Writer

May 12, 2014


Filed under Sports

Carlmont varsity and junior varsity swimming made it onto the podium at the 2014 Peninsula Athletic League (PAL) Finals on May 10. The JV Scots went into the finals with hopes of sticking close to fierce competition. Sophomore Chelsea Stewart said, “We are expecting to do well because we’ve...

Swimming Scots beat wet Wildcats

Swimming Scots beat wet Wildcats

Gabriela d'Souza, ScotCenter Editor-in-Chief

March 23, 2012


Filed under Sports

[media-credit name="Gabriela d" align="alignright" width="223"][/media-credit]Thursday afternoon, Carlmont’s swim team won their third league meet of the season against Woodside High School. The swimming Scots kicked this season off with another great start and are now tied for first in the Penins...

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