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Student grievances challenge Carlmont’s online policies

Student grievances challenge Carlmont’s online policies

Annika Barsy, Staff Writer

May 24, 2019


Filed under Campus

It isn't uncommon for students using a school-issued device or the campus wifi to find many of their online sources blocked by the Sequoia Union High School District. There have been reports of "excessive" blocking of websites on school Chromebooks that in some cases hinder the user's ability to do...

Green technology a promising solution to global warming

Green technology a promising solution to global warming

Anika Bhatnagar, Staff Writer

March 15, 2019


Filed under Features

Families flee in horror while watching flames steal away their home. The sky's pleasant blue burns into a raging red. Gusting winds whip up the flames as they grasp onto anything to destroy. Flickering embers circle through the sky. The deep amber flames grow past the tips of the trees and release sm...

AirPods untangle the future of technology

AirPods untangle the future of technology

Lizzy Hall, Staff Writer

February 5, 2019


Filed under Reviews

AirPods are a game changer. Gone are the days of headphones getting caught while working out, spending forever connecting wireless headphones to cellular devices, and having to decide between charging a phone or listening to music. AirPods have been out since December 2016, yet their popularity...

Members of Deep Blue dive into the world of technology

Members of Deep Blue dive into the world of technology

Kimberly Brodersen, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018


Filed under Campus

Carlmont’s Robotics Club, Deep Blue, is an intense club that requires a lot of hard work but provides students with lasting benefits. Club members spend six months designing and building robots and competing in the FIRST Robotics competition. The experience gives students an opportunity to work with...

Computer Science Club creates future coders

Computer Science Club creates future coders

Francesca D'Urzo, Staff Writer

May 6, 2018


Filed under Campus

With the world revolving around technology, computer programming has become a vital industry in today’s society. Carlmont’s Computer Science Club enables students of all skill levels to learn and develop their programming skills, as well as fosters students’ interest in pursuing a career in coding....

Library plugs teens into virtual reality

Library plugs teens into virtual reality

Gabby Tirsell, Staff Writer

November 19, 2017


Filed under News

Virtual reality (VR) headsets are looked upon as the future of the gaming world, but this technology can be used for more than entertainment. Using a grant awarded by the American Library Association, the Redwood City Public library was able to install an Oculus Rift set-up, according to Teen Se...

Women In Technology Club educates students about STEM careers

Women In Technology Club educates students about STEM careers

Nihal Karim, Staff Writer

October 18, 2017


Filed under Campus

The Women in Technology (WIT) Club is working to close the gender gap in STEM-related fields. The club provides information about possible internship and career opportunities that can get female students involved in STEM. “We want to make sure that women are confident enough to go to STEM-re...

STEM Club facilitates the passions of science, engineering, technology, and math

STEM Club facilitates the passions of science, engineering, technology, and math

Talia Fine, Scot Scoop Editor

March 23, 2017


Filed under Campus

Cancer research, 3D printing, and self-driving cars are only a few mysteries being tackled in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) world, and the Carlmont STEM Club strives to help students discover their passions within those subjects. STEM Club co-president Jason Liu, a junior...

Women make strides in technology

Women make strides in technology

Kaylee George, Editor-in-Chief

February 4, 2017


Filed under Features, In-Depth, Top News

She spent the past week preparing for her interview. She would never have imagined that one of the questions would be, “Would you want to go on a date with me?” During an interview for an engineering job, college student Sharon Roy, who is pursuing a computer science major, was asked out o...

Social media ruins social lives

Social media ruins social lives

Rachel Hunter, Staff Writer

January 24, 2017


Filed under Features, Top News

Snapchat, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and other social networks are ruining the teenager lifestyle. Almost all teenagers never know when to stop using their phones. Teenagers are more focused on themselves and what other people think of them, however, they have never realized their own personalitie...

Podio introduces technology to the classroom

Podio introduces technology to the classroom

Darien Malekos, Staff Writer

October 3, 2013


Filed under Campus

The introduction of a website has redefined the structure of classes at Carlmont and could be the beginning of a technological takeover of the campus. Joseph Hill, a teacher of senior English classes, presented his students to Podio, a “collaborative work platform” as described by the site’s ...

Green Technology class is electric

Green Technology class is electric

April 22, 2012


Filed under As seen in print

Green Tech is just one of those classes that many of Carlmont’s students are wanting to take next year. Engineering and Green Technology is a relatively new class at Carlmont that emphasizes on both engineering design choices and its impact on the environment, while making devices that use green...

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