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Tie dye brings school spirit

Tie dye brings school spirit

Briana McDonald, Segment Producer

November 11, 2017


Filed under ScotCenter, ScotCenter: Campus

Briana McDonald reports on a tie dye on campus that brings school spirit in preparation for homecoming.

Candlelight vigil brings Carlmont community together

Candlelight vigil brings Carlmont community together

Connor Lin, Staff Writer

November 10, 2017


Filed under Campus, Top News

Rain sprinkled down in the quad on the evening of Nov. 8 as students and staff members mourned the loss of the victims of recent attacks across the nation. Since the beginning of October, there have been three major terrorist attacks in the U.S., according to The New York Times. On Oct. 1, a gu...

‘From Under the Russian Snow’ brings a new perspective on post-Soviet Russia

‘From Under the Russian Snow’ brings a new perspective on post-Soviet Russia

Andrew Shen, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017


Filed under News

On Nov. 4, Michelle Carter discussed her recently-released memoir at the Belmont Library. The new book “From Under the Russian Snow” takes an in-depth look at journalist Michelle Carter’s  work in Russia after the fall of the Soviet Union. “I wrote this book for my children. This was the year, probably the most signific...

Webb Ranch’s pumpkin patch brings families together

Webb Ranch’s pumpkin patch brings families together

Anna Feng, Staff Writer

October 27, 2017


Filed under News, Top News

As Halloween draws nearer, families head over to Webb Ranch to pick out the perfect pumpkin. The ranch is a family-run farm in the heart of Portola Valley, which features a petting zoo, pony rides, hay rides, and most importantly, a pumpkin patch. "There are so many activities for the kids," said Nathan...

Red Cross Club impacts local communities and beyond

Red Cross Club impacts local communities and beyond

Rachel Matatyaou, Staff Writer

October 24, 2017


Filed under Campus

Carlmont High School’s Red Cross Club plans to increase safety awareness and support even more people in need this school year. They plan to widen their bases with opportunities to volunteer off-campus, and there will be events to provide aid to local issues. Carlmont's Red Cross Club is affiliated...

ASB drums up excitement for homecoming

ASB drums up excitement for homecoming

Kyra Rilee Buchholz, Staff Writer

October 13, 2017


Filed under Campus

This October, ASB began preparing for the homecoming celebration. The event begins on Oct. 16, when dance tickets are up for sale, and ends on Oct. 28, when the dance takes place. Students will have the opportunity to participate and perform in the homecoming assembly in many ways. Cheer is an...

Apartment fire brings community together

Apartment fire brings community together

Sophie Penn, Segment Producer

March 5, 2017


Filed under ScotCenter, ScotCenter: News, Top News

Sophie Penn reports on the Village Drive apartment fire and how the Belmont community is working together to help the victims.

Reach out hangout unites students

Reach out hangout unites students

Rachel Hunter, Staff Writer

February 7, 2017


Filed under Campus

Bringing people of different backgrounds together helps many people come out of their comfort zones and make new friends. On Feb. 3, the monthly meeting of the reach out hangout took place. This group was developed to make people feel more comfortable and social at school.  The students e...

Upcoming graduation brings mixed emotions

Upcoming graduation brings mixed emotions

Sophie Penn, Segment Producer

May 9, 2016


Filed under ScotCenter

With graduation just around the corner, the juniors and underclassmen of Carlmont have mixed feeling about this year's senior class leaving.

One-man band brings an oddly charming album

One-man band brings an oddly charming album

Kiera Pendleton-White, Staff Writer

January 26, 2016


Filed under A&E

Brendon Urie as Panic! at the Disco comes back strong with the album "Death Of A Bachelor." The first song on the album, "Victorious," sets an entirely justified celebratory scene for the rest of "Death Of A Bachelor." It's unsurprising that "Death Of A Bachelor" has large amount of variety, because...

Performing Arts Gala a success

Performing Arts Gala a success

Jill Albertson, Staff Writer

November 17, 2015


Filed under Campus, Top News

The annual Black and White Gala took place on Nov. 14, and raised $13,000 for the Performing Arts Center. The Performing Arts Gala is a black tie event showcasing the various performing art departments on campus. It is organized and run by the Carlmont Arts Council as a fundraiser for the Performing...

Save the Music Festival brings the community together

Save the Music Festival brings the community together

Hannah Young, Staff Writer

October 9, 2015


Filed under Campus, Top News

Face-paint-covered children ran from one booth to the next. Community members of all ages volunteered in green t-shirts. Parents eagerly photographed their young musicians on stage. From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Oct. 5, music of dozens of genres could be heard resonating off of the trees of Twin Pines park. Save...

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