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City of Scots unites Carlmont musicians

City of Scots unites Carlmont musicians

Kylie Lin, Staff Writer

April 29, 2017


Filed under Campus, Top News

It started out as an idea, as a possibility. Sophomore Alyssa Higdon promptly put it into action. Higdon, inspired by Damien Chazelle’s Oscar-winning “La La Land,” asked a friend if they were willing to learn the music with her. Over the next few weeks, she spread the proposal to many of her...

Carlmont’s Got Talent shows off students’ impressive skills

Carlmont’s Got Talent shows off students’ impressive skills

Amy Fullerton

April 28, 2017


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The lunchtime crowd erupted into a roar of applause after one of the performers finished their act to the awe of many onlookers. Carlmont’s Got Talent is an annual talent show that allows the school population to see the unique talents of their peers. The talent showcased during the event, w...

Spring play reminds viewers to appreciate the little joys of life

Spring play reminds viewers to appreciate the little joys of life

Sophia Wolczko, Staff Writer

April 24, 2017


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The barista looks up, smiles, and hands a cup of steaming coffee across the counter. The fragrance is pleasant and the warmth is comforting. Each small sip brings a burst of flavor and a mind-opening energy boost. The room is lively and bright, the coffee is good, and the day is just beginning. T...

Earth Day encourages environmental awareness

Earth Day encourages environmental awareness

Samantha Dahlberg, Staff Writer

April 22, 2017


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Earth Day is celebrated annually on April 22 and reminds many to cherish natural resources by taking part in activities that can protect the environment. According to Earth Day Network, “The first Earth Day on April 22, 1970, activated 20 million Americans from all walks of life and is widely cr...

Day of Silence speaks volumes for LGBTQ students

Day of Silence speaks volumes for LGBTQ students

Cath Lei, Staff Writer

April 20, 2017


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Every year, students from thousands of schools take a vow of silence for one day to commemorate the LGBTQ lives affected by bullying and harassment. This year, Day of Silence will be on April 21. “LGBTQ students are pushed into silence by not always being in the right environment, not having someb...

Health Fair replaces Club Carnival

Health Fair replaces Club Carnival

Lucy Perrone, Staff Writer

April 18, 2017


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Last year, ASB’s Clubs and Culture Commission orchestrated Club Carnival as a way to improve the amount of interaction between the clubs and students. This year, however, will be slightly different. The Health Fair is the commission’s newest project which is scheduled to take place on Friday, April 21 in...

Best of March

Best of March

Kathryn Stratz and Sophie Lynd

April 18, 2017


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Protesters, anti-protesters, and anarchists collide at ‘March 4 Trump’ rally       Poor reporting leads to false label of Carlmont 1       Donating blood paves the way for saving lives 1       1       Scot Center: Celebration Assembly is an improvement ...

Finance meeting budgets ASB commissions

Finance meeting budgets ASB commissions

Kathryn Stratz, Staff Writer

April 17, 2017


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The financing of Carlmont ASB is often kept behind the scenes, but it has a huge importance in many school events. On April 19, ASB finance commission will be holding their annual budget meeting for the executive council. Justin Wang, the commission supervisor and a junior, and sophomore Ryan...

Food truck Mobowl serves delicious Asian fusion

Food truck Mobowl serves delicious Asian fusion

Jackson Monge, Staff Writer

April 17, 2017


Filed under Reviews, Top News

With the growing popularity of fusion cuisine, I decided to eat at a food truck that was at the weekly Off The Grid food truck rotation near the Caltrain in Belmont. The truck was called Mobowl; it's quite similar to the restaurant Asian Box. At the truck, one selects a protein followed by a choice of...

Belmont takes final steps towards affordable housing project

Belmont takes final steps towards affordable housing project

Alexander Derhacobian, Staff Writer

April 5, 2017


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The Bay Area’s real estate bubble has led to a tremendous increase in housing costs and has affected countless residents. To help cure this crisis, the Belmont City Council has recently approved the construction of affordable housing units that have the potential of lowering housing costs for some...

Hillbarn Conservatory Theatre presents ‘The Boy Friend’

Hillbarn Conservatory Theatre presents ‘The Boy Friend’

Ashlyn Wong, Staff Writer

April 4, 2017


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In addition to Carlmont’s recent production of "Anything Goes," many students are actively involved in other theatrical opportunities. From March 31 to April 2, Hillbarn Conservatory Theatre showcased the musical, "The Boy Friend." “I absolutely loved being in 'The Boy Friend,' and I'm so lucky to have been a ...

Belmont City Council unanimously approves civil rights resolution

Belmont City Council unanimously approves civil rights resolution

Mona Murhamer, Staff Writer

April 4, 2017


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The crowd buzzed with energy as the council members entered the room. For some, the regularly scheduled Belmont City Council meeting was just that– a regularly scheduled meeting. For others, the meeting was a step further in assuring a safe community where everyone is welcome. On Tuesday,...

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