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David Talcott and wife expecting a baby in February

David Talcott and wife expecting a baby in February

Jessica Adair, Staff Writer/Columnist

November 19, 2013


Filed under Campus, Staff Bios, Top News

While most teachers at Carlmont are solely focused on handling hundreds of students per day, physics teacher David Talcott has an additional factor to consider. In February 2014, Taclott and his wife, Susie, will be expecting their first child. Like most people, Talcott has valued having children...

Cross country settles for second at CCS championship

Cross country settles for second at CCS championship

Alex Yang, Staff Writer

November 18, 2013


Filed under Sports, Top News

After winning seven of the last nine CCS championships, the Carlmont Mens Varsity Cross Country team placed second at Saturday’s championship meet, falling behind Bellarmine College Preparatory. “It was a tough race. We knew Bellarmine was going to be a challenge to beat from the beginning of...

The end of another senior era

The end of another senior era

November 17, 2013


Filed under Sports, Top News

After the Scots lost to Sequoia with a score of 51-7, the end of the game became more about the senior players, and the supportive Screaming Scots. Carlmont has many influential seniors leaving at the end of this year, which means that the current juniors will have to step up and fill big shoes next se...

Scots came up short in final game

Scots came up short in final game

Ariana Crame, Staff Writer

November 17, 2013


Filed under Sports, Top News

Carlmont Frosh-Soph football lost to Sequoia by one point in their last game of the season. Sequoia is Carlmont’s rival school and many fans were there to support the team. It was an intense game and the Scots played hard, but walked away with a 28-27 loss. Despite the Scots' loss tonight, the seas...

Lady Scots up for the challenge

Lady Scots up for the challenge

Kian Karamdashti, Staff Writer

November 17, 2013


Filed under Sports, Top News

The Lady Scots will look to beat the odds again on Nov. 16, when they take on No. 1 seeded St. Francis in their CCS quarterfinal match-up. After coming out victorious in last week's must-win PAL season finale, the Lady Scots pulled off a thrilling, double-overtime win against Los Altos in their first-round...

Mimi’s Cafe brings France to San Mateo

Mimi’s Cafe brings France to San Mateo

Tracy Chu, Staff Writer

November 15, 2013


Filed under A&E, Top News

Mimi’s Cafe in San Mateo, Calif. offers a tasty assortment of French dishes with many unique flavors. Located among a collection of stores at Bridgepointe Shopping Center, Mimi’s Cafe is a cozy sit-down restaurant that serves a variety of foods from sandwiches and salads to calamari and salmon. I or...

Popping tags with kitties in my pocket

Popping tags with kitties in my pocket

Mia Hogan, Staff Writer

November 14, 2013


Filed under News, Top News

No single store has the ability to sell clocks, clogs, cats and coats all at once in the same location. The Peninsula Humane Society (PHS), is grateful for their thrift shop Pick of the Litter. Located in Burlingame, it provides funding to the shelter with all profits directly benefiting the PHS. ...

Concerns arise after local scrap metal fire

Concerns arise after local scrap metal fire

Melanie Hamaguchi, Staff Writer

November 13, 2013


Filed under News, Top News

A fire at a Redwood City scrap metal recycling plant has raised new concerns about its effects on the people and environment of nearby areas. On Nov. 10, a fire broke out among a pile of scrap metal at SIMS Metal Management in Redwood City. The fire raged for over 15 hours before firefighters were able to ext...

Behind the announcements: meet ASB newcomer Jared Fitzpatrick

Behind the announcements: meet ASB newcomer Jared Fitzpatrick

Julia Kranzler, Staff Writer

November 13, 2013


Filed under Campus, Top News

Most students know him as the entertaining personality seen in assemblies or heard over the announcements, but there is more to Jared Fitzpatrick than meets the eye. Fitzpatrick hit the ASB scene last year in his run for senior vice president under Tristan Gasperian. Together, Fitzpatrick and Gasperian...

Elementary: ‘The Marchioness’ and the Brother

Elementary: ‘The Marchioness’ and the Brother

Ivy Nguyen, Staff Writer

November 12, 2013


Filed under A&E, Top News

The following contains spoilers for Elementary: The Marchioness. Many incarnations of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's character Sherlock Holmes tend to have limited personal connection or respect for others, but Elementary's Sherlock is different in that he develops empathy throughout his path to recovery ...

Lady Scots prepare for CCS

Lady Scots prepare for CCS

November 9, 2013


Filed under Sports, Top News

After a season full of victories, losses, and team bonding, Carlmont High School’s Girls Varsity Water Polo team prepares for the Central Coast Section (CCS) playoffs. The girls’ previous wins and losses help them determine what to work on in order to succeed at the playoffs. Coach Bernice O’...

Lady Scots finish strong

Lady Scots finish strong

Lauren Tierney, Staff Writer

November 8, 2013


Filed under Sports, Top News

Carlmont's Junior Varsity Volleyball team won their final game Thursday night, successfully placing them second overall in the league. The Lady Scots beat South San Francisco in an easy two games placing them second in league this year.  The team team has fought hard all season and defied all expecta...

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