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ASB’s Save The Bees event spreads a buzz around campus

ASB’s Save The Bees event spreads a buzz around campus

Emma O'Connor, Staff Writer

September 13, 2019

The Save The Bees fundraiser, held by ASB, helped to spread awareness about the reality of our future. A future without bees. Since 1947, the number of beehives has reduced from 6 million to 2.4 million, about a 60% reduction. The reasons for this drastic decrease include, but are not limited to, an increas...

ASB’s ‘Do Something’ commission pledges to engage more students in summer reading

ASB’s ‘Do Something’ commission pledges to engage more students in summer reading

Mari Ramirez, Staff Writer

September 7, 2019

During this year’s "One School, One Book" event, a new activity was added to increase student engagement. Conducted by the ASB "Do Something" commission, students were instructed to write a pledge on a ribbon. Later, the ribbons were attached to a fence in the quad for students to view them. ...

OneWorld club strives to make a difference within impoverished countries

OneWorld club strives to make a difference within impoverished countries

Viveka Krup

September 6, 2019

In 2016, Poverty USA estimated that around 40.6 million people were living in poverty. 18% of those people were children. The newly-formed OneWorld club hopes to raise awareness surrounding this critical situation, especially in the affluent Carlmont community. Simone Beilin, a junior and co-pre...

Students trade out books for banana slugs

Students trade out books for banana slugs

Emma O'Connor, Staff Writer

September 1, 2019

Kissing banana slugs, making name tags out of wood cookies, and sleeping in cabins. In other words, Outdoor Ed. Most students go to Outdoor Ed, specifcally Jones Gulch, in fifth grade to experience what it's like to be away from parents for a week and to have fun in nature. As a high schooler...

Chinese Culture Club creates community through food

Chinese Culture Club creates community through food

Taisiia Yakovenko, Staff Writer

August 27, 2019

Although there are many clubs on campus, the Chinese Culture Club stands out amongst them because of its unique and friendly community. “Our club is different because we are so welcoming. We want everyone to be a part of our culture, regardless of their prior experience with it,” said Mindy C...

Gender-Sexuality Alliance tours the Castro

Gender-Sexuality Alliance tours the Castro

Brianna Cheng, Scot Scoop Editor

June 3, 2019

Carlmont's Gender-Sexuality Alliance (GSA) made their annual visit to the Castro, where they learned more about the history of the gay rights movement and explored the culture of San Francisco's LGBTQ district. "It was really fun. We went to the GLBT museum, where we learned about some LGBTQ histor...

ASB’s seniors leave behind their legacy

ASB’s seniors leave behind their legacy

Francesca D'Urzo, Staff Writer

June 2, 2019

From Screamin’ Scots to annual assemblies, the ASB seniors have dedicated their four years at Carlmont to fostering the student body’s school spirit and involvement, leaving their legacy behind for the next generation of ASB members. Kyle Dimick, a senior and member of ASB, said, “I never though...

Athletic awards ceremony honors student-athlete achievement

Athletic awards ceremony honors student-athlete achievement

Zain Patel, Staff Writer

June 2, 2019

The first-ever athletic awards ceremony in Carlmont history was held in the Stogner Gym on Wednesday, May 29. As the seats began to fill, Carlmont student-athletes, coaches, administrators, and staff members gathered to recognize another year of outstanding accomplishments for the Scots. The sports...

ASB reflects on the past and prepares for the future

ASB reflects on the past and prepares for the future

Maya Lip, Staff Writer

June 1, 2019

Beginning on the first day of school, ASB’s job was to create a spirit-filled environment. As the last day of school approaches, they will continue their mission into the upcoming school year. From school-wide assemblies to low-risk activities at lunch, ASB puts a lot of effort into the engagement o...

Therapy dogs help students de-stress before finals

Therapy dogs help students de-stress before finals

Auva Soheili, Staff Writer

May 28, 2019

Therapy dogs wag their way to the rescue in order to alleviate student stress leading up to finals before summer break. Last Thursday, May 23, two therapy dogs from the Peninsula Humane Society accompanied their owners to Carlmont for students to connect with them. With the added stress of finals pil...

Choir Pops Benefit Concert embraces diversity

Choir Pops Benefit Concert embraces diversity

Kevin Shimizu, Staff Writer

May 26, 2019

On May 22 and May 23, the Carlmont Performing Arts Center hosted the annual Choir Pops Benefit Concert. This concert not only allows Carlmont's choir students to show their growth from the start of the year to the end but also serves as a major fundraiser for the choir program. "Pretty much all of the proceeds from this concert g...

Finals cause extra stress for students in language classes

Finals cause extra stress for students in language classes

Katie Blondino, Staff Writer

May 25, 2019

Although finals week is approaching fast, exams for the different language classes have already begun. In most classes, teachers administer only one or two finals in the two hour period. This can include multiple choice, short answer, essay finals, and so on. However, the language classes at C...

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