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Chess tournament brings competitive mindsets to Fox

Chess tournament brings competitive mindsets to Fox

Audrey Luey, Staff Writer

April 16, 2019

Advantage Chess sponsored their annual scholastic chess tournament at Fox Elementary School last weekend, where over 100 students participated. The chess tournaments serve as fundraisers for the Fox School PTA, as all staff members are volunteers. The club began with about 80 kids, but as chess grad...

Opinion: Track is a team sport

Opinion: Track is a team sport

Samantha Dahlberg, Staff Writer

March 23, 2019

Picture this: a track runner is in last place and pushing to finish the race, but everyone can tell that they are starting to give up. It is pouring rain with strong winds on the backstretch. Everyone else on the team is minding their own business and not watching the race, even though they are right on the f...

Carlmont’s improv team improvises their way through the world

Carlmont’s improv team improvises their way through the world

CJ Ward

March 23, 2019

Carlmont’s Improv Team showcases their first performance of the year in the blackbox theater. ...

Robotics team invents competition-ready robot

Robotics team invents competition-ready robot

Auva Soheili, Staff Writer

March 12, 2019

A robot named Neptune, who has the ability to climb and drive, is living under a bag somewhere on campus. The Carlmont Robotics Team, also known as Deep Blue, works together each year to create a new and improved robot that showcases its special abilities in the FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC). The newes...

Green Team leads effort towards zero waste lifestyle

Green Team leads effort towards zero waste lifestyle

Brianna Cheng, Staff Writer

March 3, 2019

According to the 2017 Infrastructure Report Card, Americans produce 258 million tons of waste annually. The Green Team Club at Carlmont is working to reduce this amount with their new zero waste initiative. "The Green Team strives to promote zero waste, but most importantly, spread awareness of the environme...

The creation of the Varsity Dance Team

The creation of the Varsity Dance Team

Rachel Hunter, Segment Producer

February 5, 2019

Rachel Hunter reports about the Carlmont Varsity Dance Team.

JV girls basketball team dominates Chargers on the court

JV girls basketball team dominates Chargers on the court

Audrey Luey, Staff Writer

December 8, 2018

The JV girls basketball team defeated the Wilcox Chargers in a home game with the final score of 49-8 on Tuesday, Dec. 4. While only being a few games into the season, the Scots lacked general team communication, but their strong defense allowed them to pull ahead early in the first quarter. "General ...

Carlmont Green Team works to improve campus with tri-bins trash system

Carlmont Green Team works to improve campus with tri-bins trash system

Jessica Klein, Staff Writer

October 23, 2018

The Carlmont Green Team is continually working to improve the environment by implementing new tri-bin trash systems across campus. The trash system was formed last January and can now be found everywhere throughout Carlmont. Although no exact number of tri-bins can be given, there are roughly 50 or...

Girls JV water polo beats Woodside 11-10

Girls JV water polo beats Woodside 11-10

Sydney Schortgen, Staff Writer

October 12, 2018

With Woodside leading 3-1 after the first quarter, Carlmont bounced back in a nail-biter game with an end victory 11-10. With the season ending in the near future, the game on Thursday, October 11 was a great victory for the Scots. Both teams exchanged points for points, leaving the crowd astonished...

Girls freshman volleyball team defeats Sacred Heart Preparatory in two sets

Girls freshman volleyball team defeats Sacred Heart Preparatory in two sets

Samantha Dahlberg, Staff Writer

September 5, 2018

Pass. Set. Win. Old, simple tactics like these were used during the girls freshman volleyball team's third game on Tuesday, September 4, against Sacred Heart Preparatory. Carlmont creamed Sacred Heart Preparatory in the first set, scoring 25-8. During the second set, Carlmont defeated them again...

The journey behind Carlmont’s track team taking on CCS trials to CCS finals

The journey behind Carlmont’s track team taking on CCS trials to CCS finals

Samantha Dahlberg, Staff Writer

May 31, 2018

Sprints. Distance. Long jump. High jump. Shot put. Discus. All of these events were held at the CIF/CCS trials on Saturday, May 19 at Gilroy High School in Gilroy, California. Going into the semi-finals, Carlmont had a few team members participating at this event. Sadly, not everyone qualifi...

Cheer team tryouts commence for next year

Cheer team tryouts commence for next year

Rachel Matatyaou, Staff Writer

May 19, 2018

As Carlmont’s 2017-18 school year draws to a close, next year's cheerleading team is already ramping up. Tryouts were held from May 15 to May 18, led by coaches Christie Lind Boyce and Kalina Wasman. Over the course of the four-day tryouts, athletes were evaluated on abilities such as their level of dance skill, athl...

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