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Health hacks

Health hacks

Gianna Schuster, Staff Writer

March 11, 2015


Filed under Features, Self-Identity and Happiness

Sleep Scenario: After a long day of school and extracurricular activities, it’s already dark outside when you get home. Before you can start your homework, your stomach demands that you get something to eat. By the time you actually start studying, you can barely keep your eyelids open. ...

College requirements are more than what meets the eye

College requirements are more than what meets the eye

Holly Chen, Staff Writer

February 5, 2015


Filed under College Craze, Features

College is just around the corner for many students, and it is time to start preparing. Many high school students do not know what tests are required for them to pass, and what courses they should take. They base their applications on requirements printed by College Board. Yet does College Board actu...

Transitioning between high school and college life

Transitioning between high school and college life

Karen Gao, Staff Writer

February 5, 2015


Filed under College Craze, Features

Most students do not realize that rigorous academics are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to difficult experiences when they go to college. Students are often relieved and are not prepared for the kind of lifestyle that comes with college after getting accepted into their dream school. In...

College apps are in — what’s next?

College apps are in — what’s next?

Sonia Paulo, Staff Writer

February 5, 2015


Filed under College Craze, Features

Below is a narrative of a senior at Carlmont High School who prefers to remain anonymous because she doesn’t want to taint her image to the colleges that she is applying to. She will be referred to as Sally Smith. Applications have been submitted. Now, all that’s left is waiting for results. As...

‘Akame ga Kill’ tears out audience’s heart

‘Akame ga Kill’ tears out audience’s heart

Karen Gao, Staff Writer

January 24, 2015


Filed under A&E, Features

The epic and devastating finale of “Akame ga Kill” brought viewers to tears, as they felt the pain and sorrow the characters went through. In this series, young Tatsumi travels to the kingdom’s capital in order to save his village. After witnessing the government corruption firsthand, he is...

Assignment overload results in student stress

Assignment overload results in student stress

Stuart Vickery, Staff Writer

January 23, 2015


Filed under Features, Student Choices

To the average Carlmont student, the stress that comes with having too much homework is a normal part of life. Whether it is because the of the six tests on Friday, a project that hasn’t been started, or too much homework to fit into one day, some students have felt the panic of having a lar...

Homework or procrastination — which is the problem?

Homework or procrastination — which is the problem?

Bijan Khalili, Staff Writer

January 23, 2015


Filed under Features, Student Choices

“Finally I just got out of school.” “I’m so exhausted from my day, one hour of rest won’t hurt.” Does that hour turn into two, two turns into three and before you know it, it’s midnight and you are just starting your homework? Based on the recent homework survey on School Loop for parents, students, and teachers, 71 percent of students ...

Donations help fund excellence

Donations help fund excellence

Sarah Schisla, Scot Scoop News Editor

January 21, 2015


Filed under Features, Student Choices

Organizations on campus frequently ask students and parents to raise money. Some people have grown so accustomed to this practice that they often pitch in the requested amount without ever finding out where their money is going. The district gives many of these organizations enough money to function at a b...

A guide to getting into ASB

A guide to getting into ASB

Anya Meredith, Staff Writer

January 21, 2015


Filed under Features, Student Choices

Thinking about joining the Associated Student Body for the 2015-16 school year? Here’s how, straight from ASB themselves. ASB represents the students of Carlmont High School through school activities to create an enjoyable campus for students. According to the Carlmont website,  ASB’s vision i...

Paying for nudity on Snapchat

Paying for nudity on Snapchat

Elena Mateus, Staff Writer

January 20, 2015


Filed under Features, Social Media

With Snapchat’s new installation of Snapcash, trading micro-payments for raunchy pictures is now incredibly simple. On Nov. 17, 2014, Snapchat, the popular media messaging service, announced the integration of Snapcash, a peer-to-peer payment system through the payment service Square. With t...

Civil Rights Movement advocate travels from history books to the Carlmont stage

Civil Rights Movement advocate travels from history books to the Carlmont stage

Kelly Song, Staff Writer

November 1, 2014


Filed under Features

She walked with her head held high up the broad steps of her school, surrounded by one thousand troops from the U.S. Army for protection, amidst screams of racist remarks and violent threats. It was her first exposure to racism, and she could feel the hatred pouring in from every direction. Minniejean...

Remembering Emma Kasper

Claire Porter, Staff Writer

May 29, 2014


Filed under Features

As seniors get ready to walk in pairs down the football field, pass around inflatable balls in the bleachers, and strut across the stage to receive their diplomas, it’s important to remember those who will not be in attendance. Emma Kasper, a student who would have been a member of the graduating...

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