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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...

Facebook’s privacy issues settled by FTC

Facebook’s privacy issues settled by FTC

December 2, 2011


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[media-credit id=18 align="alignnone" width="300"][/media-credit] In regards to previous attacks against Facebook, the federal government announced a settlement on Dec. 29 that enforces the company honor the privacy wishes of its users and opens it to privacy audits for the next 20 years. The Feder...

Slow Food is on the move

Slow Food is on the move

Isabella Paragas, Staff Writer

December 1, 2011


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[media-credit id=59 align="alignnone" width="300"][/media-credit]Carlmont's Slow Food Club has just been restarted this year, and the members have been busy fixing up the once dying Pandaora's Garden, next to the T-hall walk way. Some students had commented on why the garden was still there. The gar...

Choir students bring holiday cheer to Filoli Mansion

Choir students bring holiday cheer to Filoli Mansion

December 1, 2011


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[media-credit name="Erin Greig" align="alignnone" width="300"][/media-credit] The Carlmont's Chamber Choir and Out of the Blue Jazz Choir both performed at the Filoli Gardens Estate on December 29. The Filoli Estate is located in Woodside, California and spans several hundred acres of spectacular gardens...

Carlmont students inhabit Starbucks

Carlmont students inhabit Starbucks

December 1, 2011


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[media-credit name="Jackie Chang" align="alignnone" width="225"][/media-credit]Several students everyday stop at Starbucks on their way to school to get their quick fix of caffeine. Since its first store opened in Seattle in 1971, they claim that their mission has been to share great coffee and make the...

Carlmont students shop on Black Friday

November 30, 2011


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Last Friday, many stores around the United States were open for Black Friday. After consuming massive amounts of turkey, stuffing, and pumpkin pie, Carlmont students headed to local shopping areas in the spirit of Black Friday. Best Buy, Walmart, Target, and the local shopping malls were loaded with...

San Carlos gas station robbed at gunpoint

San Carlos gas station robbed at gunpoint

November 29, 2011


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[media-credit id=41 align="alignnone" width="300"][/media-credit] It was a typical late business night on Sunday, Nov.27 at approximately 9:35 p.m. until a man described as a tall, Hispanic male, approximately 25-years-old, with a Hispanic accent was wearing a black hoody sweatshirt, black pants, and a ...

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