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Varsity boys’ soccer completes draw against Hillsdale

Varsity boys’ soccer completes draw against Hillsdale

Andrew Shen, Staff Writer

February 1, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top News

For the second time, a hard battle fought between the Knights and Scots was left unsatisfied, this time, ending in a 1-1 draw. On Jan. 31, Carlmont played Hillsdale in a league game on the Scots’ home field.   Both teams came out with fire and fury to begin the game. Hillsdale almost got on the...

Carlmont swimmers dive into tryouts with great confidence

Carlmont swimmers dive into tryouts with great confidence

Mia-Isobel Craig, Staff Writer

January 30, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top News

The bell rang for the end of the school day, and students rushed to the swimming pool. Friends conversed and shared a few laughs in the bleachers while waiting for everyone else to arrive. Today, Jan. 29, was the fateful first day of swim tryouts. The tryouts were only to see what levels people were at ...

Chen uses hope to spread cancer awareness

Chen uses hope to spread cancer awareness

Francesca D'Urzo, Staff Writer

January 30, 2018


Filed under Features, Top News

It’s the annual Carlmont Club Fair. You and your friends roam the busy Quad, lined with booths and chalk advertisements, in the hopes of finding decent food rather than finding a club. A club representative hands you a neon flier, which you shove into the depths of your backpack without hesitati...

Behind the scenes, Choir Council keeps the choir program alive

Behind the scenes, Choir Council keeps the choir program alive

Kylie Lin, Staff Writer

January 29, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

Behind the elegant, vibrant performances of Carlmont Choir is the organization that most people in the audience don't know about – the Choir Council. "Choir Council is an organized body of students who get together and make decisions about events that would be best for the choir as a whole," said Kira...

Scots chomp into newly added Subway sandwiches at the Student Union

Scots chomp into newly added Subway sandwiches at the Student Union

Mandy Hitchcock, Staff Writer

January 28, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

Sliced multigrain bread, layers of turkey, a line-up of tomatoes, and a smattering of mustard - these are just some of the typical ingredients in the sandwiches that now decorate the bins of Carlmont’s Student Union starting on Jan. 16. The partnership was first broached by the Food Services supervis...

Yoga Club provides a relaxing environment

Yoga Club provides a relaxing environment

Francesca D'Urzo, Staff Writer

January 25, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

Despite being surrounded by the inevitable stress of high school, Yoga Club manages to provide a safe space for students to de-stress, build self-awareness, and learn about the importance of mental health-- all while getting physical activity in the process. Yoga Club President Iman Sarsour began the c...

San Carlos library hosts their first S.T.E.A.M. fair

San Carlos library hosts their first S.T.E.A.M. fair

Connor Rickson, Staff Writer

January 22, 2018


Filed under News, Top News

On January 20, the San Carlos Library held its first-ever S.T.E.A.M. Fair to give the San Carlos community hands-on experience with science. S.T.E.A.M. is an acronym for science and technology interpreted through engineering and the arts, all based in mathematical elements. The fair consisted of seven dif...

Save the Bay welcomes migratory birds

Save the Bay welcomes migratory birds

Justin Som, Staff Writer

January 22, 2018


Filed under News, Top News

Every year, more than a million migratory birds take refuge in the Palo Alto Baylands. For 2018, Save the Bay intended to welcome these travelers by removing invasive plant species and replacing them with native ones. "We're here to make these estuaries better for the birds and other species that...

The Green Team implements the tri-bin waste system at Carlmont

The Green Team implements the tri-bin waste system at Carlmont

Alexander English, Staff Writer

January 17, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

Implementing a tri-bin waste system at Carlmont has been the goal of The Green Team, Carlmont's club for environmental awareness, since the 2016-2017 school year. Within recent weeks, that goal has been achieved with 45 new sets of tri-bins on campus and a plan to add more. The members of the club ...

SamTrans schedule changes could impact students

SamTrans schedule changes could impact students

Emma Romanowsky, Staff Writer

January 17, 2018


Filed under News, Top News

The SamTrans system provides fundamental transportation services to the Bay Area in the form of trains, accessible services for the disabled, and buses. In an attempt to improve and simplify service, several SamTrans bus routes and schedules are being modified effective Jan. 21. “The merged routes ...

Community responds to shooting of Belmont resident

Community responds to shooting of Belmont resident

Connor Lin, Staff Writer

January 17, 2018


Filed under News, Top News

A 19-year-old man was shot on Chula Vista Drive in Belmont. The shooting took place around 4:50 p.m. on the evening of Jan. 17 in front of the victim’s house. Police officers arrived at the scene soon after. Sergeant Pete Lotti of the Belmont Police Department said, “We believe that there ...

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