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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.

Screamin’ Scots raise student spirit

Screamin’ Scots raise student spirit

Molly Donaldson, Staff Writer

September 7, 2018


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When the players take the field, the Scots take the stands. The Screamin’ Scots, Carlmont’s event cheer section, is a student-run organization that plays a fundamental role in Carlmont’s sports games. The Screamin’ Scots come to basketball, football, and volleyball games where they hype up...

Motivational speaker brings positivity to ASB

Motivational speaker brings positivity to ASB

Nihal Karim, Staff Writer

September 7, 2018


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After speaking for nearly three hours, Youth Motivational Speaker Scott Backovich leaves the Carlmont High School gymnasium only to enter the ASB room.  Backovich isn’t the first, and certainly isn’t the last, motivational speaker to step foot on the Carlmont campus. Every year, the ASB invites a motivation...

Course schedules pave the way for students’ futures

Course schedules pave the way for students’ futures

Mandy Hitchcock, Staff Writer

September 7, 2018


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Student transcripts hold the potential to determine a college acceptance, a livelihood, and a student's future. It’s no wonder Carlmont’s specialized course schedules, one for every two thousand or more students, are catered to such demands with the utmost attention. Vice Principal Jennifer ...

Welcome Back Assembly speaker promotes hope and compassion

Welcome Back Assembly speaker promotes hope and compassion

Kylie Lin, Staff Writer

September 6, 2018


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At Carlmont’s annual Welcome Back Assembly on Sept. 5, youth motivational speaker Scott Backovich made two requests of Carlmont students. “One is to complain less and give more,” Backovich said. “The second is to use the things you love to help the people who need it.” This year’s assembly ...

Spirit Week welcomes back students

Spirit Week welcomes back students

Francesca D'Urzo, Staff Writer

August 29, 2018


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With school back in session, Carlmont’s ASB aims to combat the stress from the first week of school by rekindling student involvement with a brand new Spirit Week. Melina Dimick, a junior and member of ASB, said, “Our goal with this Spirit Week is to encourage more student participation and involvement ...

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