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The student news site of Carlmont High School in Belmont, California.

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The student news site of Carlmont High School in Belmont, California.

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Jackson Velschow (#75) talks to his teammates during a timeout against Mills on the last game of the 2017 season.

[Photo] Jackson Velschow commits to Portland State for football

May 6, 2018

Jackson Velschow (#75) talks to his teammates during a timeout against Mills on the last game of the 2017 season.

On March 14, 2018, Carlmont students walked out of class in solidarity with gun violence victims and survivors.

[Photo] Being nice to people won’t stop school shootings

April 5, 2018

On March 14, 2018, Carlmont students walked out of class in solidarity with gun violence victims and survivors.

Carlmonts 2016 prom took place at the San Francisco Gallaria and will also be the location for 2019. This year prom will take place on April 27 at the San Francisco City Hall.

[Photo] The intent of prom is lost amid excessive norms

April 6, 2018

Carlmont's 2016 prom took place at the San Francisco Gallaria and will also be the location for 2019. This year prom will take place on April 27 at the San Francisco City Hall.

Carlmont held its very own protest on March 14, 2018 in support of the 17 victims of the shooting at Marjory Stonemason Douglas High School.

[Photo] Protesting leads to change when positive

March 21, 2018

Carlmont held it's very own protest on March 14, 2018 in support of the 17 victims of the shooting at Marjory Stonemason Douglas High School.

Jason Lloyd, a senior, performed with Polynesian Club.

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March 21, 2018

Jason Lloyd, a senior, performed with Polynesian Club.

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March 21, 2018

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March 21, 2018

Polynesian Club performed at the assembly for the first time this year.

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March 21, 2018

Polynesian Club performed at the assembly for the first time this year.

Members of Polynesian Club perform a traditional dance.

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March 21, 2018

Members of Polynesian Club perform a traditional dance.

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March 21, 2018

Kinjal Vyas, a junior, dances with Indian Club.

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March 21, 2018

Kinjal Vyas, a junior, dances with Indian Club.

Jocelyn Wang plays the zither for the performance by Chinese Culture Club.

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March 21, 2018

Jocelyn Wang plays the zither for the performance by Chinese Culture Club.

Swing Club impresssed the crowd with many flips and tricks.

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March 21, 2018

Swing Club impresssed the crowd with many flips and tricks.

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Members of BSU perform a hip-hop dance.

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March 21, 2018

Members of BSU perform a hip-hop dance.

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Aloha Club performed first at the assembly and earned enthusiastic  applause.

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March 21, 2018

Aloha Club performed first at the assembly and earned enthusiastic applause.

Drumline impressed the crowd with their engaging performance

[Photo] Heritage Fair shows off Carlmont’s cultures

March 2, 2018

Drumline impressed the crowd with their engaging performance

Olivia Chow, a junior, pets Nova gently.

[Photo] Dogs relieve stress before final exams

December 12, 2017

Olivia Chow, a junior, pets Nova gently.

Students posed with Santa in their holiday sweaters at last years holiday event.

[Photo] Santa visits early in the quad

December 6, 2017

Students posed with Santa in their holiday sweaters at last year's holiday event.

Emma Vanoncini and Sophie Srivastava, both seniors, successfully block a hit from Granite Bay.

Varsity volleyball advances to the NorCal Championship game

November 25, 2017

Carlmont girls' varsity volleyball has proven that they are a team to remember. A team that is making Carlmont history.  The Scots defeated Granite Bay High School in three sets in the NorCal semifinals...

The service council members work through one of the difficult trust activities.

[Photo] ASB builds bonds at Jones Gulch retreat

November 15, 2017

The service council members work through one of the difficult trust activities.

Reach Out club members hang out at school for a club activity. My favorite part of the club is getting to hear how everyones day has been and getting to know the people there in general, said Nicole Turk, a junior in Reach Out club.

[Photo] Reach Out club focuses on including students

November 16, 2017

Reach Out club members hang out at school for a club activity. "My favorite part of the club is getting to hear how everyone's day has been and getting to know the people there in general," said Nicole...

Demarii Blanks, a senior, rushes the ball and scores the first and only Carlmont touchdown of the game.

Varsity football falls to Sequoia in record-breaking season

November 9, 2017

A second loss for the Scots in their hopeful and record-breaking season. On Nov. 3, Carlmont lost to Sequoia High School 13-7  in a nail-biter game that went into overtime for the battle of the Terremere...

Lloyd and Blanks walk off the field together after their heartbreaking loss against Jefferson.

Jefferson wipes varsity football’s clean record away

November 1, 2017

Emotions were definitely felt on the field on Friday, Oct. 27. Jefferson High School defeated the Scots 40-28 at the Homecoming game. Not only did this game end Carlmont's 7-0 streak, it the guaranteed...

Twelfth-grader Tai Mei Chang dives for the ball in the second set.

[Photo] Varsity volleyball’s season comes to an end

November 2, 2017

Twelfth-grader Tai Mei Chang dives for the ball in the second set.

Demarii Blanks, a senior, scores the final touchdown of the night in the last two minutes of the game and secures Carlmonts win.

Varsity football season record at 6-0 after San Mateo victory

October 8, 2017

A team name once murmured in the hallways as a joke is now the spark for chatter and excitement all across the Carlmont campus. Two years ago, to hear that Carlmont had a chance at making the Pacific...

Eleventh-grader Julian Morin scores a touchdown on the left sideline.

Varsity football continues historic 4-0 record

September 19, 2017

"Carlmont just played better," said Lincoln head coach Phil Ferrigno. The Scots did it again. For the first time in Carlmont varsity football history since 1977, the Scots hold a 4-0 record after...

Jeff Yalden addresses students during the assembly. I think sometimes we dont hear what we need to do know, but sometimes it comes back to us. This didnt resonate with everybody, it didn’t benefit everybody, but maybe later in life people will remember about taking time to think or something else I said,
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[Photo] Welcome Back Assembly evokes mixed feelings

September 15, 2017

Jeff Yalden addresses students during the assembly. "I think sometimes we don't hear what we need to do know, but sometimes it comes back to us. This didn't resonate with everybody, it didn’t benefit...

Carlmont varsity volleyball defeated Notre Dame this Thursday in the Battle of Belmont

Varsity volleyball defeats the Tigers at the ‘Battle of Belmont’

September 3, 2017

One city. Two schools. One battle. A private school ranked first in California in their league versus a public school ranked second in California in their league. The Scots defeated the Notre Dame...

Varsity football emerges victorious against the Woodside Wildcats

Varsity football emerges victorious against the Woodside Wildcats

September 3, 2017

The year of the Scots, possibly. Varsity football defeated Woodside High School 53-29 away on Sept. 1. The Scots demonstrated their grit and agility against Woodside, a team that Carlmont usually...

On his second touchdown of the night, senior Jason Lloyd runs the ball down the sideline with a defensive player by his side.

Varsity football sets the tone for the season with a strong win

August 27, 2017

Even before the whistle blew, the Scots had decided they were not going to leave the field without a fight. This mentality translated directly into the game, as the Carlmont varsity football team...

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