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California College of the Arts hosts 2019 Holi Festival

California College of the Arts hosts 2019 Holi Festival

Bella Reeves, Staff Writer

March 20, 2019

On March 16, California College of the Arts held the 2019 Holi Festival. All funds made from the event were given to the ASHA nonprofit organization to support education in India. ...

Leap Sandcastle Classic builds support for art education

Leap Sandcastle Classic builds support for art education

Maddy Ting, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018

The sun shines brightly overhead as children and adults toil beside the ocean waves, working together to create beautiful sand sculptures in honor of the Leap Sandcastle Classic. On Nov. 3, the art education organization Leap hosted their annual Leap Sandcastle Classic at Ocean Beach in San Francisco. Every year, the event's main...

Evan Ajuria becomes the youngest to sell at the Art and Wine Festival

Evan Ajuria becomes the youngest to sell at the Art and Wine Festival

Leela Stuepfert, Staff Writer

October 13, 2018

At an art show, one wouldn't expect to find a teenager selling their artwork, but a sophomore from Carlmont has strived to break that stereotype. The annual Art and Wine Festival, held in San Carlos, assembled various individuals to sell their works of art. Evan Ajuria, a sophomore, was among them. ...

Cinematic arts club fosters content creators

Cinematic arts club fosters content creators

Andrey Zaytsev, Staff Writer

January 30, 2018

The film and animation clubs joined together at the beginning of this year to form the cinematic arts club in Room F10. The room provides a perfect environment for club members to work on the many different aspects of cinema. Visual arts teacher Joshua Sheridan uses the room to teach digital art a...

Peninsula Youth Orchestra performs in the Performing Arts Center

Peninsula Youth Orchestra performs in the Performing Arts Center

Sophie Lynd, Highlander Editor-in-Chief

March 6, 2017

Over 300 students participate in Carlmont’s instrumental music program. About 200 of those students take their musical talents outside of Carlmont to the Peninsula Youth Orchestra. On March 3 and 4, the Peninsula Youth Orchestra (PYO) performed at Carlmont. PYO is a group of four orchestras with...

Ukulele Club provides a unique music opportunity

Ukulele Club provides a unique music opportunity

Talia Fine, Scot Scoop Editor

February 13, 2017

Synchronized strumming, voices in harmony, and a steady drum beat can be heard on Thursdays at lunch in the back of the student union, but it isn't the radio. The Ukulele Club, overseen by advisors Kai Orozco and Jaime Simpson, is simply a group of students with varying levels of musical talent who g...

Sophomores take English for Media Arts Pathway by storm

Sophomores take English for Media Arts Pathway by storm

Skylar Weiss, Staff Writer

August 30, 2016

It's a typical passing period; some students linger and chat while others briskly walk to their next destinations. Many of these students are walking to their English classes, which are either at regular, honors, or AP levels. However, this year, many sophomores will be heading in a different direction...

Performing arts programs come together for Black and White Gala

Performing arts programs come together for Black and White Gala

Justine Phipps, Scot Scoop Sports Editor/In Depth Editor

October 1, 2014

Get out your tuxedos and high heels. Carlmont's upcoming Black and White Gala, hosted by Carlmont's Art Council, is set for Oct. 11, 2014. "[The Gala] is a fundraiser put together by the arts council to help pay for things like the theater, which will support all of the arts departments," said...

Digital Arts Club illustrates their passion

Digital Arts Club illustrates their passion

Danielle Schneider, Staff Writer

May 7, 2014

Many great artists come together to create works much bigger than themselves. This is no different in The Digital Arts Club, which joins the list of creative groups formed just this year. Senior Caitlin Stearns, president, and founder of the club, said, “I wanted to have a memorable senior year,...

Visual arts expresses what can’t be put into words

Visual arts expresses what can’t be put into words

Athena Duran, Staff Writer

September 30, 2013

Visual arts have, and continue to serve as an outlet for people's emotions and thoughts. The various mediums utilized by artists, have allowed for inspiration and creativity to burst within the walls of Carlmont. From ceramics, to drawing and painting, to web design, the Scots have a large range of...

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