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Varsity girls’ basketball takes the win against the Gunn Titans

Varsity girls’ basketball takes the win against the Gunn Titans

Sophie Lynd, Staff Writer

December 13, 2017


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Despite the fact that the varsity Lady Scots barely worked up a sweat, they were still able to prove victorious over the Gunn High School Titans. From the start, both teams played very different games. While the Scots focused on passing and shooting three-point shots around the outside of the key, the Titans were able to drive t...

Feminist Club discusses sexual harassment

Feminist Club discusses sexual harassment

Victoria Valle Remond, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017


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Walking into D-8 on Friday, Dec. 8, chairs are arranged in a large circle as Feminist Club gathers to discuss one of the most controversial topics of 2017: sexual harassment. At the beginning of the meeting, Isabel Harnett, a senior and the president of Feminist Club, played Time Magazine's video about The Silence Breakers, who are...

Girls’ junior varsity basketball displays dominance against the Titans

Girls’ junior varsity basketball displays dominance against the Titans

Parker English, Staff Writer

December 6, 2017


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Girls' junior varsity basketball continued their successful season with an outstanding performance against Gunn High School on Tuesday, Dec. 5. Carlmont was the first team to put points on the board and led the game at the quarter by 14. Throughout the first and second quarter, the Scots went on a ...

Hundreds of puppies and kittens look for a home this holiday season

Hundreds of puppies and kittens look for a home this holiday season

Kim Mitchell, Staff Writer

December 6, 2017


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With the holiday spirit finally arriving in San Francisco, so have hundreds of kittens and puppies wishing for a family of their own this holiday season. For over 30 years, the San Francisco Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has partnered with Macy’s to show off its adoptable pets in hopes that passersby may bring a new addition, or multiple additions, to their family. With holiday-themed names like “Yams,” “Potato,” and “Turkey,” more than 65 animals ha...

Carlmont hosts flag football clinic with local NFL player

Carlmont hosts flag football clinic with local NFL player

Connor Rickson, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017


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As the professional football season nears its end, many local seasons are just beginning. On Sept. 18, YepSF hosted a free flag football clinic with former NFL player Kevin Greene at Carlmont High School to get kids interested in playing the sport. The organization will be running an upcoming flag foo...

Belmont Christmas tree lighting rings in the holiday season

Belmont Christmas tree lighting rings in the holiday season

Nina Heller, Staff Writer

November 27, 2017


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No sooner did the red and orange Thanksgiving decorations come down, did the green and red Christmas decorations come up. On Monday, Nov. 27, the Carlmont Village Shopping Center hosted the Belmont Christmas Tree Lighting and Holiday Boutique. From 3:30 to 6:30 p.m., local artisans sold goods, Santa and...

Dickens Fair attracts Christmas enthusiasts

Dickens Fair attracts Christmas enthusiasts

Nisha Marino, Staff Writer

November 26, 2017


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*source wished to keep their last name anonymous Hundreds kicked off the holiday season on Nov. 18 at the Cow Palace’s Great Dickens Christmas Fair and Victorian Holiday Party. The Dickens Fair, which is held every weekend until Dec. 17, is in its 35th year of celebration. Run by Red Barn Prod...

Varsity volleyball advances to the NorCal Championship game

Varsity volleyball advances to the NorCal Championship game

Izzy Mitchell, Staff Writer

November 25, 2017


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Carlmont girls' varsity volleyball has proven that they are a team to remember. A team that is making Carlmont history.  The Scots defeated Granite Bay High School in three sets in the NorCal semifinals on Nov. 23. "Our coach always tells us to think of every team like it's the best team you ...

Families gather to commemorate loss of loved ones

Families gather to commemorate loss of loved ones

Anna Feng, Staff Writer

November 24, 2017


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For people who have lost friends or family to suicide, the International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day on Nov. 26 was a way to connect with others who understood what they were going through, as well as a way to heal from their loss. According to the website for the American Foundation for Suicide Prev...

The JV soccer team beats Capuchino 5-0 in their first scrimmage

The JV soccer team beats Capuchino 5-0 in their first scrimmage

Mia-Isobel Craig, Staff Writer

November 24, 2017


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The boys' junior varsity soccer team starts off their season well with a win against the Mustangs the day before Thanksgiving. Only six members of Capuchino's team was present, so one of their varsity players had to sub in. The Scots had nine players on while the Mustangs had seven, contributing to C...

Thanksgiving Tree spreads appreciation among students

Thanksgiving Tree spreads appreciation among students

Kylie Lin, Staff Writer

November 22, 2017


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With the promise of turkey, mashed potatoes, and pie, it is easy to forget what the spirit of Thanksgiving truly represents: gratitude and appreciation. However, the Carlmont campus has made full use of the appreciative spirit with the new Thanksgiving Tree; on Nov. 20, rows upon rows of paper leaves ...

‘The Lion, The Witch, & The Wardrobe’ comes to life at Carlmont

‘The Lion, The Witch, & The Wardrobe’ comes to life at Carlmont

Charlie McBrian, Staff Writer

November 19, 2017


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The Carlmont High School Drama Department held the opening night of, "The Lion, The Witch, & The Wardrobe," in the Carlmont Performing Arts Center (PAC) on Friday, Nov. 17. This is the first drama production to be held in the PAC. Plays were previously held in the studio theater, which held on...

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