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Carlmont varsity swim team rides the wave into a new season

Carlmont varsity swim team rides the wave into a new season

Daniel Friis, Staff Writer
February 16
Filed under Sports

Champions It’s something sports team strives to be one day. It’s what motivates them to practice every day and become the best. Last year, the boys varsity swim team put in the work achieved this feat by winning the Peninsula Athletic League (PAL). “I think what made our team so success...

Community unites to send dance team to the Olympics

Community unites to send dance team to the Olympics

Maya Benjamin, Staff Writer
February 6
Filed under News

Let the dancing begin! On Feb. 4, the Kainos Home and Training Center and Art on the Square had an art festival to send the Kainos dance team to the Special Olympics World Winter Games to be held in Austria. The Special Olympics provide year-round sports training and competitions for children an...

The Hackathon: Students code the day away

The Hackathon: Students code the day away

Celine Yang, Scot Scoop Editor
January 18
Filed under News, Top News

Coding, collaborating, and creating -- all in 24 hours. You’re sitting at a table, surrounded by other high schoolers. The area around you is crowded with people, napkins, food, even a pyramid of soda cans, but you’re too busy to care. You’ve got 24 hours, so all of your attention is focused on...

Scots enter season with high expectations, new players

Scots enter season with high expectations, new players

Jonny Pappas, Staff Writer
November 13
Filed under Sports

The Scots are looking to build a dominant team that is poised and ready to make a deep run in CCS playoffs. This year, Scots have the biggest expectations for their prized varsity soccer team that they have had in a long time. After an early round loss last year in the CCS playoff bracket, this year's team have much larger dreams this time around. "We've been to CCS semi-finals twice in my ten years here, I'd like to see the finals," said coach Wi...

Carlmont continues their slow start on opening night

Carlmont continues their slow start on opening night

Izzy Mitchell, Staff Writer
September 4
Filed under Sports

On Sept. 2, Carlmont varsity lost 50-28 at home to the Woodside Wildcats after a slow start that began with multiple errors, giving Woodside an early lead in the first quarter. However, Carlmont continued to build off from their strong second half with Aragon last week. The Scots were able to return...

Varsity loses as the the team adjusts to the new season

Varsity loses as the the team adjusts to the new season

Mackenzie O'Connell, Staff Writer
December 13
Filed under Sports

The varsity girls soccer team lost in their pre-season game against the Presentation Panthers on Dec. 12 as the team adjusted to the new plays and formations. As the team struggled to get the ball to the Panthers' half of the field, they lost with a score of 1-0. As the first half began, Presentation...

Boys tennis team seniors enjoy their final season

Boys tennis team seniors enjoy their final season

Zoe Wildman, Highlander Editor
April 13
Filed under Sports

For most seniors, the end of the school years marks the bittersweet closing of one chapter and the exciting beginning of another. This is especially true for student athletes as they finish out the end of their final seasons on high school sports teams. On the boys tennis team, three seniors, Mitchell...

Funny students wanted for Carlmont’s Improv Team

Funny students wanted for Carlmont’s Improv Team

Ethan Wong, Staff Writer
April 5
Filed under Campus

Are you funny? Do you love acting? Audition for Carlmont's very own Improv team. Improv, short for improvisational theater, is a form of comedic acting where performers make up the scene on the spot. Junior Max Lieberman said, "Improv is coming up with things on the spot. We play games where...

Golden State Warriors are the team to beat

Golden State Warriors are the team to beat

Bijan Khalili, Staff Writer
December 7
Filed under Sports Talk

At this point, can the Warriors even stop the Warriors? The Golden State Warriors are off to a strong start to the 2014-15 basketball season with a record of 16-2, giving them the best record in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Although it's very early in the season, Warriors are one...

Young talent arises on girls JV Soccer team

Young talent arises on girls JV Soccer team

Becca Garner, Staff Writer
December 7
Filed under Student Bios

Passion for a sport is something that many people understand. For freshman Sophia Eaker, soccer has been a lifelong passion. Eaker started playing soccer with her cousin at a very young age. "I've been playing soccer since I was 3 years old," said Eaker. "Soccer means everything to me." Over...

Varsity volleyball earns Team Academic Award

Varsity volleyball earns Team Academic Award

Justine Phipps, Sports Editor / Writer
August 5
Filed under Sports

The girls varsity volleyball team received a Team Academic Award from the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) on Aug. 4. It is the third consecutive year that varsity volleyball has been honored with this award. “I’m very proud of each of our girls for this achievement,” said coach...

High-powered Improv Team holds successful tryouts

High-powered Improv Team holds successful tryouts

Danielle Hamer, Staff Writer
June 2
Filed under Campus

While most teachers would most likely not welcome funny accents and off-the-grid imaginations in the classroom while students are learning equations and writing essays, there is a place on campus where aspiring student comedians and actors can exercise their unique skills- Carlmont’s Improv Team. The...

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