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Life after high school

Life after high school

Sophie Haddad, Multimedia Editor

October 2, 2015

Blood moon amazes Peninsula crowds after initial setback

Blood moon amazes Peninsula crowds after initial setback

Skylar Weiss, Staff Writer

October 1, 2015

An astronomical phenomenon happened on Sunday night, an event so rare that it will not happen again until 2033. Millions of people worldwide looked up into the night sky to watch the lunar eclipse, which coincidentally took effect during the same time period as the supermoon and harvest moon. Wha...

Rebuilding a social life after high school

Rebuilding a social life after high school

Minh-Han Vu, Art Team

May 6, 2015

For many students, the end of their high school friendships marks the start of their independent lives. Along with the pressure of facing the world as adults for the first time, most graduates must also face their transition without any familiar company. Senior Brian Lee said, “By next fall,...

Unwinding after a long day through song writing

Unwinding after a long day through song writing

Connie Yi, Staff Writer

March 18, 2015

Three minutes is all that it takes. Senior Nisha Aeri has used music and composing to cope with stress all her life. Aeri writes lyrics to express her inner feelings about all aspects in life. Her three minute songs help her get through the rough days of a high schooler. "I started writing lyrics...

JV boys water polo experiences a setback after loss to MA

JV boys water polo experiences a setback after loss to MA

Stuart Vickery, Staff Writer

October 18, 2014

The boys junior varsity (JV) water polo team lost substantially to Menlo Atherton (MA) in their game on Wednesday, Oct. 15. Despite their efforts, the JV team lost 8-5. "[The game was] a missed opportunity that we all learned from," said sophomore Devon Paragus. Prior to the game against MA,...

Concerns arise after local scrap metal fire

Concerns arise after local scrap metal fire

Melanie Hamaguchi, Staff Writer

November 13, 2013

A fire at a Redwood City scrap metal recycling plant has raised new concerns about its effects on the people and environment of nearby areas. On Nov. 10, a fire broke out among a pile of scrap metal at SIMS Metal Management in Redwood City. The fire raged for over 15 hours before firefighters were able to ext...

Mills High School and community devastated after cancelation of AP test scores

Mills High School and community devastated after cancelation of AP test scores

Becca Fradkin, Scot Scoop Multimedia Editor/Social Media Team

September 20, 2013

At Mills High School, nearly 300 student's Advanced Placement tests from May 2013 were canceled due to a reported seating complaint. Mills High School was accused of defying the Educational Testing Service’s seating assignments during 11 of their AP Exams. All students whose exam scores were cancel...

At least 12 killed after gunfire in Washington Navy Yard

At least 12 killed after gunfire in Washington Navy Yard

Shayan Mandegarian, Staff Writer

September 17, 2013

A gunman stormed into Washington Navy Yard with large assault weapons and fired upon authorities and civilians inside the facility on Monday, Sept. 16. One of the gunman was identified as 34 year old Aaron Alexis, who had served in the Navy and received multiple medals for his services during his...

Three women found alive after a decade

Three women found alive after a decade

May 6, 2013

Three women kidnapped as teenagers were found alive in 2200 block of Seymour Avenue in Cleveland on Monday, May 6, 2013. Amanda Berry, one of the victims, was first spotted by a neighbor, Charles Ramsey, when she was pounding against a window yelling, "Help me get out. I've been here a long time," a...

PAL champions after breezing by the Aragon swim team

PAL champions after breezing by the Aragon swim team

April 26, 2013

The meet against Aragon did not start out quite as planned, when a fire alarm went off, which prevented all Carlmont swimmers from entering the pool deck for about 15 minutes after arriving. Even this fire alarm could not stop Carlmont from swimming great times and easily surpassing the Aragon Dons in the majo...

Two-step Twitter security system is questioned after a fake tweet is sent out

Two-step Twitter security system is questioned after a fake tweet is sent out

April 25, 2013

On Tuesday, a fake tweet was sent across Twitter stating that there had been an explosion in the White House, which injured Barack Obama. The tweet was sent from Associated Press (AP) Twitter account. As of right now all but one AP account has been suspended and is undergoing security check. ...

Gun Debates rage after another senseless massacre

Gun Debates rage after another senseless massacre

December 20, 2012

With the United States reeling from another mass murder orchestrated by a United States citizen, the collective grieving has prompted the issue of gun control to be brought up again. "I don't understand why we need assault rifles out on the street, last time I checked, it did not take a AK-47 to ha...

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