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California’s hot pizza kitchen

California’s hot pizza kitchen

Tracy Chu, Staff Writer

December 9, 2013


Filed under A&E, Top News

A widely known chain restaurant, California Pizza Kitchen serves delicious food that is packed with flavor and zest. With various locations in the Bay Area, California Pizza Kitchen combines a classy restaurant atmosphere with quality dishes. The restaurant is most famous for its pizza and pastas,...

Pope Francis to be nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize

Pope Francis to be nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize

Aria Frangos, Staff Writer

December 9, 2013


Filed under News, Top News

The Argentinean government is passing a nomination for Pope Francis as a candidate for the Nobel Peace Prize due to his efforts to put an end to the violence occurring in Syria. Since his election to the papacy on March 13, Francis has been vocal about the need to stop the Syrian conflict. The viol...

Positive start for Lady Scots

Positive start for Lady Scots

Kian Karamdashti, Staff Writer

December 4, 2013


Filed under Sports, Top News

The Junior Varsity Girls showed composure in their first preseason game of the season, tying Palo Alto High 0-0 on Dec. 2. After weeks of tough cuts and long practices, the Lady Scots were anxious to start their season right against a tough opponent. "Palo Alto is known to have good teams every...

Let’s play dodgeball

Let’s play dodgeball

Julia Kranzler, Staff Writer

November 27, 2013


Filed under Top News

The classic recreational game of dodgeball has swept campus by storm. As this year's dodgeball tournament kicks off, students can be found playing or spectating dodgeball games on the field everyday at lunch for the next few weeks. The teams are composed of students who have selected up to six...

Doctor Who: Happy 50th birthday

Doctor Who: Happy 50th birthday

Ivy Nguyen, Staff Writer

November 26, 2013


Filed under A&E, Top News

The following contains spoilers for Doctor Who: The Day of the Doctor. This special anniversary episode celebrates Doctor Who's running time of 50 years, a Guinness World Record for mere mortals, but a tiny space of time for a Time Lord. In this episode, the Doctors unite together to rewrite the un...

‘Catching Fire’ sends fans ablaze

‘Catching Fire’ sends fans ablaze

Lizzy Doctorov, Staff Writer

November 25, 2013


Filed under A&E, Top News

Enamored fans return for the second installment of “The Hunger Games.” “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” proved to be even better than the extremely popular “The Hunger Games.” Audiences are in for a real treat. Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) and Peeta Mellark (Josh Hutchers...

Screamin’ Scots march on

Screamin’ Scots march on

Gianna Schuster, Editor

November 22, 2013


Filed under Campus, Top News

School spirit put on its true game face this season with the Screamin’ Scots more alive than ever. The Screamin’ Scots are a group of energetic Carlmont students that attend sporting events at home games as well as away games to cheer with school pride and motivate the players to reach their fullest...

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...

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