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Girls varsity volleyball takes second loss to Woodside

Girls varsity volleyball takes second loss to Woodside

Audrey Luey, Staff Writer

October 17, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top News

After five nail-biting sets, the Woodside Wildcats defeated the Carlmont Scots, giving the Scots an official league record of 7-5. The Wildcats took the lead of the first set, but a double block by Tiara Testa, a senior, and Gaby Pierce, a junior, led the Scots to tie up the score 5-5. The two teams ...

California takes steps to require solar panels on all new homes

California takes steps to require solar panels on all new homes

Nina Heller, Staff Writer

May 19, 2018


Filed under News

New refrigerator? Check. New couch? Check. New solar panels? Potentially. On Wed. May 8, the California Energy Commission (CEC) voted 5-0 to recommend energy efficiency standards to the state building regulations, which would require solar panels to be put on all new homes built after Jan. 1, 2...

Boys’ varsity volleyball takes a flawless victory over Capuchino

Boys’ varsity volleyball takes a flawless victory over Capuchino

Brian Olivares, Staff Writer

April 29, 2018


Filed under Sports

The Carlmont varsity boys' volleyball team has an unbroken chain of victories against the Capuchino Mustangs. The first set was a quick one, as the Scots dominated with a lead well over a 10 point lead at the close of the set. The second and third sets proved to be more interesting because t...

‘Isle of Dogs’ is a unique experience

‘Isle of Dogs’ is a unique experience

Charlie McBrian, Staff Writer

April 19, 2018


Filed under Reviews

He’s done it again. Wes Anderson has come through with another quality film that managed to blow me away with its creativity and guile. Set in future Japan, “Isle of Dogs” tells the story of a world in which, through Mayor Kobayashi’s fear mongering and propaganda, all dogs have been sent...

Citizen reporting takes over UC Berkeley protest

Citizen reporting takes over UC Berkeley protest

Sophie Penn, Segment Producer

September 28, 2017


Filed under ScotCenter, ScotCenter: News

Sophie Penn delivers a broadcast editorial on unethical citizen journalism at the Milo Yiannopoulos protest.

Colin Kaepernick’s career takes a knee

Colin Kaepernick’s career takes a knee

Mona Murhamer, Staff Writer

September 12, 2017


Filed under News

The 2017 NFL season kicked off on Sept. 7, and neglected bringing one of its greats along for the ride. Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick officially took a knee on the season after being denied a contract with the Seattle Seahawks in June. The contract was instead given to Austin...

Belmont takes final steps towards affordable housing project

Belmont takes final steps towards affordable housing project

Alexander Derhacobian, Staff Writer

April 5, 2017


Filed under News, Top News

The Bay Area’s real estate bubble has led to a tremendous increase in housing costs and has affected countless residents. To help cure this crisis, the Belmont City Council has recently approved the construction of affordable housing units that have the potential of lowering housing costs for some...

March Madness hype takes over Carlmont

March Madness hype takes over Carlmont

Izzy Lunderman, Staff Writer

March 22, 2017


Filed under Campus

March is a time when the luck of the Irish clashes with March Madness. During March Madness, family, school, and even jobs are set aside to make basketball priority number one. “March Madness is a tournament that consists of the top 64 college basketball teams and takes place in March,” said...

Class of 2020 takes over Panda Express

Class of 2020 takes over Panda Express

Izzy Bruguera, Staff Writer

February 20, 2017


Filed under Campus

On Feb. 17, Carlmont students flooded Panda Express in support of their freshman class. After planning and advertising the event for weeks, freshmen Joe Sison and Rachel Amir Chatman held a fundraiser for the freshman class through Panda Express from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. “We’re calling it a takeov...

JV Girls basketball takes home a win against Woodside

JV Girls basketball takes home a win against Woodside

Madeline Smith-Morton, Staff Writer

January 29, 2017


Filed under Sports

Right from the jump JV girls basketball team took the lead and held it against Woodside in their win on Jan. 27. The Scots' team went wild when sophomore Evelyn Gordy scored the first point. Carlmont would stay in the lead for the rest of the game.  Throughout the first quarter, Carlmont main...

Boys tennis takes a tough loss to Menlo-Atherton

Boys tennis takes a tough loss to Menlo-Atherton

Seiya Mirande, Staff Writer

March 2, 2016


Filed under Sports

Coming off a solid 5-2 win against San Mateo High School, the Carlmont boys tennis team could not repeat their successes and fell to Menlo-Atherton High School on Tuesday, March 1. Despite strong efforts from many of the players, the Bears swept the Scots 6-0. A big problem for the Scots was endurance....

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