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Welcome back Weden

Welcome back Weden

Connie Yi, Staff Writer

October 1, 2015


Filed under Staff Bios

Carlmont welcomes alumna Stephanie Weden back with open arms. Principal Ralph Crame said, "Ms. Weden, as a Carlmont grad, genuinely cares about the students she teaches. She is well organized and relates well with her students." Weden graduated from Carlmont in 2005 and was a swimmer and water...

Welcome Back Assembly promotes self-confidence

Welcome Back Assembly promotes self-confidence

Mona Murhamer, Staff Writer

September 18, 2015


Filed under Campus, Top News

This year's Welcome Back Assembly speaker focused on the pressure of perfection put on students. On Sept. 14, inspirational speaker Keith Hawkins spoke to Carlmont students and staff in hopes of motivating them to be themselves and to forget about the pressure put on them by others in the coming...

ScotCenter: Welcome Back Assembly – Kian Karamdashti

September 18, 2015


Filed under Campus, ScotCenter

Kian Karamdashti covers the annual Carlmont Welcome back assembly.

‘Pitch Perfect’ is back with a new beat

‘Pitch Perfect’ is back with a new beat

Adriana Ramirez, Staff Writer

May 18, 2015


Filed under A&E

Summer is almost here, and with it comes upbeat music to party to. "Crazy Youngsters" from the "Pitch Perfect 2" soundtrack is that kind of song. "Pitch Perfect 2," which came out on May 15, was the sequel to a movie about college girls who were part of an a cappella group, called the Barden...

Give back and volunteer at Hand ‘n Hand with the Belmont Library

Give back and volunteer at Hand ‘n Hand with the Belmont Library

Ethan Wong, Staff Writer

April 27, 2015


Filed under Bios, Campus

The majority of the adults working at the Belmont library don't make a single penny there. These adults put in their own time to give back to the community, and Carlmont's Hand 'n Hand with the Belmont library club aims to help out at the Belmont library through their volunteer work. Founder...

Gwen Stefani is back with ‘Baby Don’t Lie’

Gwen Stefani is back with ‘Baby Don’t Lie’

Kiera Pendleton-White, Staff Writer

December 11, 2014


Filed under A&E, Top News

Stefani's new single "Baby Don't Lie" brings her back onto the music scene as a solo artist. In the beginning of her music career, Stefani started out as the lead singer and co-founder for the rock band “No Doubt.” But during the band’s first hiatus period from 2004 to 2008, Stefani embarked...

4-H member gives back to the community

4-H member gives back to the community

Alisa Takahashi, Staff Writer

October 22, 2014


Filed under Campus, Student Bios

Head, Heart, Hands, and Health. 4-H is a community of young people across America who are learning leadership, citizenship, and life skills that Sydney Cho has been a member of for more than four years. The main goals of 4-H are to develop initiative and assume responsibility, develop leadership...

Giving back to the Philippines

Giving back to the Philippines

Alisa Takahashi, Staff Writer

October 8, 2014


Filed under Campus, Student Bios, Top News

It is Christmas morning and children everywhere are bursting with smiles at the new presents they have received. The happiness and joy they experience right after seeing the item on the top of their Christmas list under their tree is incomparable to any other feeling during the holiday season. Sophomore...

Spring 2014 brings back pastels

Spring 2014 brings back pastels

Angela Perez de Tagle, Staff Writer

March 16, 2014


Filed under A&E

Bring out the shorts, skirts, and dresses. Warm weather has made its way back to Carlmont. The spring season for fashion kicks off with sunny skies and bright colors. Time to put away darker shades of gray, blue, and black, and flaunt florals and pastels. “I don’t wear a lot of floral, but I like being...

Scots talk back on new SAT format

Scots talk back on new SAT format

Alyssa Fagel, Editor

March 14, 2014


Filed under Campus

After less than ten years of consistency, the College Board has once again chosen to change the structure of America’s most preferred standardized test. The Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) was first created in 1901 as a way for colleges to test how qualified a student was for their school. Through...

Giving back: Ethan Wallace

Giving back: Ethan Wallace

Julian Smith, Staff Writer

March 12, 2014


Filed under Campus

Aside from being a heavily involved student at Carlmont, work, and a member of a successful band, senior Ethan Wallace always manages to delegate time to giving back to the community. Beginning two years ago, Wallace realized that his talents in the recording studio as a drummer could be utilized a...

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