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Prom grows more popular every year despite the expense

Prom grows more popular every year despite the expense

Kimberly Brodersen, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019

Almost 1,000 students are going to prom this year even though ticket prices continue to rise. The average price of a ticket is now $90, but there are still more students buying tickets than in previous years. Prom is the premier high school dance and held annually towards the end of the school...

Chinese students celebrate the Lunar New Year – Jai Sinha

Chinese students celebrate the Lunar New Year – Jai Sinha

Jai Sinha, Staff Writer

March 7, 2019

Jai Sinha reports on Carlmont's Chinese classes celebrating the Lunar New Year.

Palo Alto is sinking, and officials are worried

Palo Alto is sinking, and officials are worried

Evan Ajuria, Staff Writer

March 6, 2019

For many years, the rising water levels have been in the back of many officials' minds. Now it's starting to impact our cities, and action will need to happen soon before any more damage is done. On Feb. 27, the city of Palo Alto held a community meeting for those looking to get involved and learn more about the sea level rise policy, and many people showed up from across the ...

Students advise peers on choosing classes for next year

Students advise peers on choosing classes for next year

Elle Brough, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019

For juniors, sophomores, and freshmen, the task of choosing classes for next year has come around yet again. Sometimes choosing a class can be daunting, as the GPA boost that five-point classes offer often come with a huge workload. Many students look to others who have already taken the class...

Clubs develop new ideas for the new year

Clubs develop new ideas for the new year

Alena Ruhstaller, Scot Scoop Editor

May 20, 2018

As the 2017-18 school year comes to an end, Carlmont clubs are beginning to prepare new ideas and goals for next fall. Many clubs hope to maintain the success that they've achieved during this school year and extend it to next year. They also hope to incorporate new elements into their mission. Hope...

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...

Hope Brigade organizes a potluck to end a successful year

Hope Brigade organizes a potluck to end a successful year

Tyler Dartnell, Staff Writer

May 18, 2018

Hope Brigade is a club that offers aid to people with cancer in hospitals in forms of gifts and appreciation. After a year of success, a potluck was held on May 17  to celebrate the end to a productive year. According to students in the club, everyone was excited about the party because there...

ASB introduces a new end-of-year festival

ASB introduces a new end-of-year festival

Andrea Butler, Staff Writer

May 13, 2018

Approaching the end of the school year, students will participate in a Scotsland festival, where there will be music, games, and food available to enjoy.  “Scotsland will take place on the field on May 25, and it’s more of a festival than it is of an assembly,” said Melina Dimick, a sophomo...

Carlmont clubs reflect on their achievements as the school year ends

Carlmont clubs reflect on their achievements as the school year ends

Tyler Dartnell, Staff Writer

April 19, 2018

Throughout the year, clubs work to accomplish goals set at the beginning. Whether they have reached these goals or not, the year is coming to an end, and clubs strive to conclude the year on a positive note. Many challenges are presented in which clubs have to overcome them, however, most have effectively...

Counselor meetings give students advice for the upcoming year

Counselor meetings give students advice for the upcoming year

Parker English, Staff Writer

March 31, 2018

Counselor meetings are a very effective tool for students when deciding on upcoming classes. They occur every year starting in February and continuing up until late April. In these meetings, counselors make sure to check up on each student individually to ensure that they are on track to gradu...

Girls varsity swim dives into a new season

Girls varsity swim dives into a new season

Daniel Friis, Segment Producer

March 18, 2018

Last year's swim season wasn't quite what the Carlmont varsity girls' swim team was expecting. The squad was defeated much sooner than they anticipated, and the high expectations set for them were not met. "Our season could have ended better [last year], and it was really tough. A lot of our team ...

Redwood City’s Lunar New Year Festival celebrates diversity

Redwood City’s Lunar New Year Festival celebrates diversity

Anna Feng, Scot Scoop Editor

March 3, 2018

For a day, the Redwood City Courthouse Square was transformed into a bustling area filled with street stalls and colorful red lanterns as people came together to celebrate Redwood City's eighth annual Lunar New Year Festival on Feb. 24. The Lunar New Year marks the turn of the lunar calendar, acc...

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