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Pedestrian killed on Ralston Avenue

Pedestrian killed on Ralston Avenue

December 14, 2011


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A woman died on Ralston Avenue on Dec. 11 after being struck by a vehicle. This middle-aged woman was jaywalking across the street upon being hit by a 1983 Chevrolet, driven by a 20-year-old Belmont male resident. [media-credit name="Courtney Heatherington" align="alignnone" width="300"][/media-credit] Further information of the caus...

Student preparation for finals

Student preparation for finals

December 13, 2011


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[media-credit id=11 align="alignnone" width="300"][/media-credit]With finals fast approaching, students are starting preparation during dead week. There are some simple methods upon studying for finals including notecards, outlines, and repeatedly going over notes. "I like when teachers give me a st...

Review: Mack’s BBQ

Review: Mack’s BBQ

December 12, 2011


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[media-credit name="Niko Frazier" align="alignnone" width="300"][/media-credit] If you have ever asked someone where to get good ribs on the peninsula, residents would not be able to reply because frankly there are no barbaque places in the area. Well that changed in 2008 when Jason Mackwood opened up Mack's BBQ in San...

Chess Club

December 10, 2011


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Are you the slow and steady person who wins the race? If so, Michael Skrable's chess club is perfect for you. When most people hear chess, they are automatically turned away because of how uncool people feel it is. "Chess is definitely not for nerds" explained president and freshman, Nick Hsu. Nick,...

Chilly at Klub Ice

Chilly at Klub Ice

December 8, 2011


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Students are making their way to Santa Clara's Klub Ice in the Avalon nightclub to hang out with friends and dance the night away. The club's appeal is in its ability to attract students into spending their evenings dancing with friends and having a good time. "It's basically a place where a ton of students do what school dances let th...

Formosa spreads some holiday cheer

Formosa spreads some holiday cheer

Sabrina Leung, Editorial Director

December 7, 2011


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[media-credit id=43 align="alignnone" width="300"][/media-credit] Formosa, a newly formed club by Michelle Guan and Jenny Chen, is planning to spread some Christmas cheer around the neighborhood. “We formed Formosa together to raise awareness of poverty in Asia and other countries. Although Asia is on the ris...

The fight for classroom control continues

Gabriela d'Souza, Staff Writer

December 7, 2011


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English teachers attended a school board meeting today to voice their opinion on the increasing loss of control in their own classrooms. The Sequoia Union High School District held a vote to decided if it should pilot a program in English I/II Strategic (support) classes during the second semester...

Carlmont-branded yoga pants: possibly a new trend?

Carlmont-branded yoga pants: possibly a new trend?

December 7, 2011


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[media-credit id=52 align="alignnone" width="200"][/media-credit]The newest form of Carlmont apparel now being sold on campus are Carlmont High School yoga pants. Yoga pants have proved to be a popular trend among female high school students nationwide. In an attempt to draw customers to represent their school, Carlmo...

Shivering Scots

Shivering Scots

December 7, 2011


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[media-credit id=51 align="alignnone" width="300"][/media-credit]Carlmont's field in the morning covered in frost Winter finally showed up at Carlmont this week, and with it bringing temperatures close to freezing. For California, a state notoriously know for its sunshine, winter usually doesn't mean a white landscape for Christmas. Still...

Behind-the-Scenes: ‘Elements of Winter’ Edition

Behind-the-Scenes: ‘Elements of Winter’ Edition

December 3, 2011


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Rachel Schuster | Scot Scoop News As guests arrived and found their seats, Carlmont’s intermediate and advanced dancers eagerly took their places on the dance floor on Friday night to perform in the first ever winter dance show, The Elements of Winter. The show featured all seven dance styles practice...

Dodgeball is a big hit

Dodgeball is a big hit

December 2, 2011


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[media-credit name="Ryan Freeman" align="alignnone" width="300"][/media-credit] On Nov. 28, the much anticipated dodgeball tournament finally began. ASB set up a tournament where students faced off against each other in the brutal game of dodgeball. Dodgeball is a team sport where the goal of the ...

Teachers stand up to the education restrictions

December 2, 2011


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English teachers are planning to attend a school board meeting to recognize the increasing loss of teacher control over curriculum and instruction within the classrooms. The board meeting will take place on Wed., Dec. 7, to discuss the mandatory changes in education. The meeting will be at 5:30 at...

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