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Will Hesselgren, a sophomore, attempts to score more points for Carlmont.

JV boys basketball suffer another loss in a battle against the Knights

January 31, 2019

The Scots fell short on Wednesday night after they were unable to close the gap, losing to Hillsdale’s JV boys’ basketball team with an ending score of 45-39. Hillsdale ...

An example of how many teachers feel seeing their paycheck.

Teachers continue the battle over fair pay

December 4, 2017

Teachers are not paid enough—that's already established. But now, many elementary teachers in San Mateo and San Carlos are threatening to go on strike if they do not get their...

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...

James Bennett uses his  3DS and controller for the Super Smash Bros Club to participate in events, tournaments, and brawls.

Super Smash Bros Club gets ready to battle

March 18, 2017

The Super Smash Bros Club is gearing up for their next crew battle. In the club, members play the video game Super Smash Bros on the Wii U. The game is made by Nintendo a...

Juniors Sophie Srivastava and Emma Vanoncini block the Tigers' strong hit.

Varsity volleyball struggles against Notre Dame

September 3, 2016

It was too late. The final whistle was blown, filling the ears of fans in the Carlmont Gym. Notre Dame's crowd stayed screaming, as the Scots' chants slowly faded away. Frustration...

We shouldn't see the world as simply just black and white, but remember that people live in the grey.

The battle of good versus evil is won by perspective

April 12, 2015

The hero, the villain, and the epic battle between good versus evil are all universal aspects of stories that we take a little too seriously. Everybody strives to achieve the...

Opponents Alonso and Zabluda square off in the final rap battle.

Rap Battle gains campus-wide attention

March 6, 2015

Within the past month, Twitter has been bombarded with constant tweets, videos, pictures, and humorous memes about Carlmont's rap battles. On March 5, students gathered in the...

Carmichael's Day Off is one of nine bands performing this Sunday. Photograph from

Students play in Battle of the Bands

March 18, 2014

Carmichael's Day Off takes a day on for a Battle of the Bands. San Francisco’s DNA Lounge hosted a Battle of the Bands on March 9. Nine bands performed in the contest including Carmi...

Five Guys and In-N-Out burgers and fries side by side.

The burger battle: Five Guys vs. In-N-Out

March 4, 2014

When opting for a fast food burger, most students resolute to either Five Guys or In-N-Out. With Five Guys conveniently located just down Ralston and fairly close to Carlmont's...

Scots battle for their last season game

Sarah Adams, Staff Writer

February 23, 2014

The Carlmont boys varsity soccer team faced off against Aragon High School for their last game of the regular season. Both teams fought for this last win before the start of the upcoming CCS playoffs. Senior Yefri Lopez Castro said, “We really just needed to show that we were the better team, and win.” The Scots were able to keep play mostly in their opponents half of the field for the majority of the first half of the game. Three of Aragon’s pl...

Varsity Football puts up a defensive battle against Mills

Varsity Football puts up a defensive battle against Mills

November 10, 2013

The Scots went down with a hard loss against the Mills Vikings on Friday night with a final score of 36-10. The Scots scored a field goal by kicker Aaron Albaum on the opening...

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