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Lady Scots fall short

Lady Scots fall short

Kimiko Okumura, Staff Writer

February 1, 2014


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In a close overtime game, Girls Frosh-Soph Basketball lost by one point to Woodside High School Friday night. Woodside emerged with the lead, but freshman Megan Olazar scored two free throws, putting Carlmont High School one point behind Woodside. Carlmont took the lead by the end of the first quart...

A fight to the finish for varsity soccer

A fight to the finish for varsity soccer

Justine Phipps, Scots Scoop Editor

January 30, 2014


Filed under Sports, Top News

There's no need to doubt the Boys Varsity Soccer team's ability to come out on top. Not after the win they pulled out against Sequoia on Wednesday night. With the ever present nerves that occur when facing Sequoia, the team came out victorious with a tight 1-0 win. "We did what we had to do," said...

A Scots defender makes a full recovery

A Scots defender makes a full recovery

Brooke Buckley, Staff Writer

January 29, 2014


Filed under Student Bios, Top News

Carlmont soccer finally regained one of their injured defenders, senior Devon Maruyama Reed. Reed inflamed a tendon near the outside of her ankle in October when she was slide tackled from behind. She managed to keep playing through the pain for a while, but it only got worse. Reed said, “I...

Richard Sherman rubs salt into the wound

Richard Sherman rubs salt into the wound

Taran Sun, Staff Writer

January 23, 2014


Filed under News, Top News

San Francisco 49ers fans around the Bay Area were disappointed at the results of Sunday’s game against the Seattle Seahawks, and many have been outraged by the post-game words of Seahawk’s cornerback Richard Sherman. The 49ers fought a close game; the score separated by six at the end of the fourth...

California enters drought

California enters drought

Darien Malekos, Staff Writer

January 21, 2014


Filed under News, Top News

Due to little rainfall in the past months and low water supplies due to wildfires and general usage, California has entered a drought. Gov. Jerry Brown spoke in a press conference on Jan. 17 during which he said, “We need to awaken all Californians to the serious matter of drought.” Most Californ...

The real Sochi hiding behind the Olympics

The real Sochi hiding behind the Olympics

January 21, 2014


Filed under News, Top News

As the 2014 Winter Olympics draw near, the citizens of Sochi, Russia find their living conditions worsening, rather than improving as the government had previously claimed. Promotions for the Winter Olympic Games are seen daily, whether in television advertisements or on billboards by the highway. Images ...

Students prepare for Carlmont’s ‘In the Deep Blue’ Winter Formal

Students prepare for Carlmont’s ‘In the Deep Blue’ Winter Formal

Marco Sevilla, Staff Writer

January 19, 2014


Filed under Multimedia, Top News

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Weekend homework: an academic form of torture

Weekend homework: an academic form of torture

Jessica Adair, Staff Writer/Columnist

January 17, 2014


Filed under Opinion, The Way It Is, Top News

Teachers subject their students to forms of torture everyday; some of the most prominent and agonizing forms include group projects, outlines, and presentations. Even though I believe these assignments are tedious and just plain annoying, there is one form I will not tolerate: weekend homework. Assignments...

First win for Frosh-Soph Basketball

First win for Frosh-Soph Basketball

Kimiko Okumura, Staff Writer

January 17, 2014


Filed under Sports, Top News

After a two game losing streak, the Boys Frosh-Soph Basketball team saw their first victory of the season against San Mateo High School Wednesday night. Carlmont High School opened the game with center Matt Reiley scoring two points, but slowly lost their lead due to turnovers that San Mateo scored...

Pit Orchestra prepares for ‘Annie Get Your Gun’

Pit Orchestra prepares for ‘Annie Get Your Gun’

Sarah Schisla, Staff Writer

January 15, 2014


Filed under A&E, Top News

The drama department is not the only group in Carlmont preparing for the upcoming performance of "Annie Get Your Gun." A pit orchestra will provide the show’s music, both accompanying the actors for songs and entertaining the audience during scene changes. The orchestra’s conductor Edward Smart said, “[...

A sweet victory for Girl’s Varsity Soccer

A sweet victory for Girl’s Varsity Soccer

Justine Phipps, Scots Scoop Editor

January 15, 2014


Filed under Sports, Top News

Carlmont took a small but sweet victory against Woodside on Tuesday evening. The game started off with a great deal of offense from Carlmont, with Woodside keeping their defense tight. Throughout the game, there were slight but not serious injuries for both teams. One of  Woodside's players r...

Senior Luckenbach’s stressful second semester

Senior Luckenbach’s stressful second semester

Claire Porter, Staff Writer

January 14, 2014


Filed under Student Bios, Top News

While many seniors are enjoying this application-free semester, senior Catherine Luckenbach, majoring in Musical Theater, has her most vital part of her application to stress about. “Most seniors absolutely love knowing that they are a second semester senior because all of their college application ...

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