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ASB prepares for annual blood drive

ASB prepares for annual blood drive

Nihal Karim, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018


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With the annual blood drive approaching, ASB is recruiting students to donate blood. Every year, students older than 16 can register to donate blood in Carlmont's blood drive. Working with the Stanford Blood Center, ASB hopes to break their past records and reach a higher number of blood donations...

Clubs Fair has a calling for every student

Clubs Fair has a calling for every student

Victoria Valle Remond, Segment Producer

October 1, 2018


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Victoria Valle Remond reports on the 2018 Clubs Fair and how it helps Carlmont students get involved.

Juniorfest tickets go on sale

Juniorfest tickets go on sale

Nihal Karim, Staff Writer

September 27, 2018


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As the school year progresses, the junior class, along with ASB, strives to create more connections among students. The current junior class leaders have been planning and preparing for the “Juniorfest,” a mini-festival during which juniors could hang out and bond with each other. “It’s...

ASB sparks freshman spirit

ASB sparks freshman spirit

Francesca D'Urzo, Staff Writer

September 27, 2018


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From football games to dances, the new freshman class has yet to experience the essence of Carlmont’s student spirit. In the hopes of engaging new students, ASB held a freshman class meeting last Friday that was aimed to discuss upcoming events and student involvement. Freshman Class President J...

Moynihan fosters a welcoming classroom environment

Moynihan fosters a welcoming classroom environment

Alena Ruhstaller, Staff Writer

September 23, 2018


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Starting this 2018-19 school year, a fresh face has entered the teaching staff of the Biotechnology Institute of Carlmont High School (BTI). After teaching seventh-grade history at Ralston Middle School for five years, Lindsey Moynihan now aspires to apply a scientific aspect to Modern European Hi...

Carlmont Drumline encourages school spirit

Carlmont Drumline encourages school spirit

Molly Donaldson, Staff Writer

September 21, 2018


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The football team scores. The crowd goes wild. The snap of a snare drum echoes through the night.  This sound came from William Yonts, a senior and the leader of Carlmont Drumline. The other members of the team respond with sounds from their own instruments to create a unified series of cadenc...

PERIOD chapter brings the menstrual movement to Carlmont

PERIOD chapter brings the menstrual movement to Carlmont

Kylie Lin, Staff Writer

September 19, 2018


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A new club is bringing the menstrual movement to Carlmont, and they are here to stay. Period. PERIOD is a non-profit organization with over 150 chapters worldwide. The group seeks to bring awareness to the fact that pads and tampons are not necessarily “feminine products,” but rather simply menstr...

Save the Bees Day creates a buzz around campus

Save the Bees Day creates a buzz around campus

Mandy Hitchcock, Staff Writer

September 16, 2018


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In smoothies, tea, or juice. On bread, salad, or fruits. Or simply, by itself. Honey has long since been an ingredient integrated into our daily diets. Bottles and jars filled to the brim with the iconic gold substance are typical household items that grace the shelves and pantries of the Ame...

Scott Backovich: a compassionate call to action

Victoria Valle Remond, Segment Producer

September 16, 2018


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Victoria Valle Remond reports on the Welcome Back Assembly and the message of youth motivational speaker Scott Backovich.

New school year brings a new rush to buy parking permits

New school year brings a new rush to buy parking permits

Samantha Chu, Scot Scoop Editor

September 10, 2018


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The line of cars waiting to exit Carlmont after school is a sight that many students have become accustomed to. However, these cars wouldn't have been parked at school if the students hadn't bought a parking permit beforehand. On Sept. 4, parking permits went on sale for $100 each and will continue...

Tie-dye Tailgate brings color to Carlmont

Tie-dye Tailgate brings color to Carlmont

Francesca D'Urzo, Staff Writer

September 10, 2018


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As the football players prepare for the game, ASB prepares to spread school spirit. With football back in season, Carlmont’s ASB held their first tailgate of the year in order to rekindle student involvement with carnival games, a barbecue, and a Tie-dye Spirit Day. Greta Foehr, a junior and mem...

Varsity Volleyball attempts to replicate last year’s success

Varsity Volleyball attempts to replicate last year’s success

Lizzy Hall, Segment Producer

September 8, 2018


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Carlmont played their first in league game of the season on Thursday, September 6th at Aragon. The Scots are hoping for another successful season after their CCS win last year.

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