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Carlmont Boosters Club plays a crucial role in school sports funding

Carlmont Boosters Club plays a crucial role in school sports funding

Parker English, Staff Writer

November 19, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top News

Although the Sequoia Union High School District provides funding to the Carlmont High School athletic program, it is not enough to meet the financial needs of the more than 30 Carlmont sports teams. Therefore, parents, through contributions to the Carlmont Scots Boosters Club, supplement the districtâ...

Food For Fines puts a new spin on holiday giving

Food For Fines puts a new spin on holiday giving

Nina Heller, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017


Filed under News, Top News

Books and beans: an unlikely combination. However, with the San Mateo County Library's newest holiday initiative, Food for Fines, library fines will be waived with the donation of food, excluding fees for lost or damaged items. Running from Nov. 1 to Dec. 31, Food for Fines will allow library ...

Youth summit connects teens to world issues

Youth summit connects teens to world issues

Mona Murhamer, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017


Filed under News, Top News

Every year, more than 500 high school and university students come together to change the world. At least, that's the goal. This weekend, Stanford University became the site of the annual Gooddler Social Impact Youth Summit, co-hosted by philanthropy organization Gooddler Foundation and the Un...

Redwood City honors local veterans and their families

Redwood City honors local veterans and their families

Kim Mitchell, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017


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Redwood City held its second Veterans Day Celebration to not only thank veterans but also honor the ones serving our country and the families that support them on Nov. 11. Though there were still empty seats at the Redwood City Courthouse Square, many of those who attended were moved by the ceremony....

Belmont unveils memorial bench to celebrate veterans

Belmont unveils memorial bench to celebrate veterans

Justin Som, Staff Writer

November 11, 2017


Filed under News, Top News

For years, Belmont citizens have wanted to thank veterans for their service. On Nov. 10, their answer came in the form of a veterans memorial bench unveiled by the city in Twin Pines Park. Hidden amongst the trees, the concrete S-shaped bench has the words, "All Gave Some, Some Gave All," engraved...

Candlelight vigil brings Carlmont community together

Candlelight vigil brings Carlmont community together

Connor Lin, Staff Writer

November 10, 2017


Filed under Campus, Top News

Rain sprinkled down in the quad on the evening of Nov. 8 as students and staff members mourned the loss of the victims of recent attacks across the nation. Since the beginning of October, there have been three major terrorist attacks in the U.S., according to The New York Times. On Oct. 1, a gu...

Cheer leads Carlmont as the only year-round sport

Cheer leads Carlmont as the only year-round sport

Aaron Trierweiler, Staff Writer

November 10, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top News

As the only sports team that plays year-round, the Carlmont cheer team is always improving and preparing themselves for what’s to come.   Many sports at Carlmont, such as basketball and football, last only until the school season is over, then they wait until the next season starts. However, unlike ...

Varsity football falls to Sequoia in record-breaking season

Varsity football falls to Sequoia in record-breaking season

Izzy Mitchell, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top News

A second loss for the Scots in their hopeful and record-breaking season. On Nov. 3, Carlmont lost to Sequoia High School 13-7  in a nail-biter game that went into overtime for the battle of the Terremere Trophy. Prior to the rival game, Sequoia had an overall record of 3-5 and only recently b...

Club commitments vary by student

Club commitments vary by student

Skylar Weiss, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017


Filed under Campus, Top News

Once the school day is about halfway through, Carlmont students get to take a 45-minute break from their classes. Lunch is a time for students to unwind. Whether that entails time for socializing, doing homework, or pursuing an extracurricular is up to the student. Some of the extracurriculars...

Carlmont cross country finishes high in 2017-2018 season

Carlmont cross country finishes high in 2017-2018 season

Alexander English, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top News

Another year, another exceptional season for Carlmont High School cross country. Carlmont High School cross country was in for a great season, and it was noticeable even during the first few meets. "Our cross country team is off to an incredible start. They have placed very high at the first two...

Girls’ basketball season starts off in high spirits

Girls’ basketball season starts off in high spirits

Kylie Lin, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top News

It's the beginning a new basketball season, and that means new lineups have been selected for the girls' varsity, junior varsity, and freshmen teams. Tryouts were held from Oct. 30 to Nov. 1, and practices began on Thursday, Nov. 2. Due to the large number of senior players on the team in 2016-2017,...

Varsity volleyball’s season comes to an end

Varsity volleyball’s season comes to an end

Mackenzie O'Connell

November 2, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top News

"Bump, set, and spike" comes to an end as the varsity volleyball team has had a rewarding season. Throughout the fall season, the Scots have won 27 games and only lost four games.  With vigorous practices and inspirational teamwork, the team came together and had positive results for the 2017-20...

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