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Varsity Football captures homecoming victory against Jefferson

Varsity Football captures homecoming victory against Jefferson

Justine Phipps, Scots Scoop Editor

October 26, 2013


Filed under Sports, Top News

Carlmont stands tall with a Homecoming win against Jefferson on Friday night, regaining their status after losing last year’s homecoming game. Jefferson led off the game with a touchdown within the first minute of the game. They held their lead 7-0 throughout the first quarter. Carlmont tied...

Mixed reactions for 2013 Carlmont Homecoming dance

Mixed reactions for 2013 Carlmont Homecoming dance

Josh Fagel, Staff Writer

October 24, 2013


Filed under Campus, Top News

One of the most heavily discussed topics on Carlmont’s campus this past week has been the Homecoming dance. The homecoming dance is the culmination of the annual homecoming week. In contrast to all other Carlmont dances, students dress casually and do not attend with a date. The laid-back nature of thi...

Exciting assembly kicks off homecoming celebrations

Exciting assembly kicks off homecoming celebrations

October 24, 2013


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The mastermind behind homecoming

The mastermind behind homecoming

October 23, 2013


Filed under Campus, Student Bios, Top News

Putting on two back-to-back assemblies in front of over 2,000 students is not an easy task, but Anna Shutovska has taken on the challenge. Homecoming-- a week jam packed full of spirit, screaming, Friday night lights, dancing, and the much anticipated school-wide assembly. "It's the one time where...

Varsity Lady Scots defeat Hillsdale Knights

Varsity Lady Scots defeat Hillsdale Knights

Alisa Takahashi, Staff Writer

October 22, 2013


Filed under Sports, Top News

Carlmont High School's varsity volleyball team is the perfect example of how hard-work and determination eventually do pay off. With only a mere three sets, the Lady Scots were quickly able to find their rhythm and dominate the Hillsdale Knights. From the beginning, Carlmont "started fast and controlled...

Scots put the hype in homecoming

Scots put the hype in homecoming

October 22, 2013


Filed under Campus, Top News

“I bleed blue,” said Homecoming Princess nominee Julia Semmler, “I love spirit and I love Carlmont.” Homecoming week 2013 started off with excitement and energy flooding the campus. Carlmont’s Associated Student Body (ASB) has worked long and hard to prepare for this year’s homecoming...

Roberta Scott believes in the value of language

Roberta Scott believes in the value of language

Jessica Adair, Staff Writer/Columnist

October 21, 2013


Filed under Campus, Staff Bios, Top News

While most high school seniors are focused on college applications and prom, Roberta Scott, world language teacher, left the Bay Area to continue high school in a foreign country. Although the idea of living in a foreign country can appear frightening to some, Scott used her language skills to her...

Lady Scots streak snapped

Lady Scots streak snapped

October 19, 2013


Filed under Top News

An early two-goal lead was not enough for the Lady Scots as they fell 9-5 to Menlo-Atherton Oct. 16, snapping their two-game winning streak. The Scots started off strong, getting two goals early on the Menlo-Atherton goalie to take a 2-0 lead into the second quarter. However, that's about as good...

Cyberbullies arrested in connection with suicide of 12-year-old girl

Cyberbullies arrested in connection with suicide of 12-year-old girl

Aria Frangos, Staff Writer

October 19, 2013


Filed under News, Top News

"Yes ik [I know] I killed Rebecca and IDGAF [I don't give a f--k]." This Facebook post was the decision-maker for authorities to arrest two young Fla. girls charged with the aggravated stalking that drove a 12-year-old peer to suicide last month. A group of about 15 girls led by the two arrested...

Jerry Hill speaks in JSA meeting

Jerry Hill speaks in JSA meeting

Taran Sun, Staff Writer

October 18, 2013


Filed under Campus, Top News

The Carlmont Junior State of America (JSA) hosted Jerry Hill, California State Senator, on Oct. 16 to speak to students about how the world of politics presents an effective route for making a difference in their community. Hill has an extensive background as a politician, having served as the mayor of ...

Starbucks fall menu madness: Pumpkin drinks and longer lines

Sarah Adams, Staff Writer

October 17, 2013


Filed under A&E, Top News

Starbucks announces its fall menu, bringing new flavors and long lines to many of its local stores. The fall seasonal menu at Starbucks brings back the pumpkin spice latte, salted caramel mocha, pumpkin sugar cookies, and more, but only for a limited time. The short availability of these employee-acclaimed,...

Five shows to see in Rocktober

Naomi Asrir, Staff Writer

October 17, 2013


Filed under A&E, Top News

With the changing of seasons comes new album releases and fresh tunes to beat back the winter blues. Hundreds of artists are now touring the Bay to take part in the long-awaited "Rocktober" shows. City and Colour is performing Oct. 18 at the Fox Theater in Oakland. Canadian indie folk artist Dallas Gree...

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