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‘Pulpit switch’ fosters community bonds

‘Pulpit switch’ fosters community bonds

Nina Heller, Staff Writer

February 18, 2017


Filed under News

On Feb. 17, Peninsula Temple Sholom in Burlingame and the Yaseen Foundation, a mosque in Belmont, came to together for a “pulpit switch.” As people waited for the switch to begin, both “Salaam alaikum,” a traditional Arabic greeting often said by Muslims meaning “Peace be unto you,” a...

Community unites to send dance team to the Olympics

Community unites to send dance team to the Olympics

Maya Benjamin, Staff Writer

February 6, 2017


Filed under News

Let the dancing begin! On Feb. 4, the Kainos Home and Training Center and Art on the Square had an art festival to send the Kainos dance team to the Special Olympics World Winter Games to be held in Austria. The Special Olympics provide year-round sports training and competitions for children an...

Bernstein overcomes challenges with community support

Bernstein overcomes challenges with community support

Estella Lippi, Scotcenter Editor-in-Chief

February 4, 2017


Filed under ScotCenter, ScotCenter: Features

A student profile on Miles Bernstein, a junior living with arthrogryposis multiplex congenita.

Carlmont gets incoming freshmen excited for high school

Carlmont gets incoming freshmen excited for high school

Katrina Wiebenson, Staff Writer

February 2, 2017


Filed under Campus

With another school year comes new students ready to join the Carlmont community. Each year, eighth graders from all different schools come to Carlmont to experience what a school day is really like on campus. These students have a choice to either shadow current freshmen individually or in a group with fellow eighth g...

Students give insight about moving on as a community

Students give insight about moving on as a community

Adriana Ramirez, Segment Producer

January 23, 2017


Filed under ScotCenter, ScotCenter: Campus

Adriana Ramirez reports on students' opinions of how to accept a new president and how to move on together.

Katie Wong reaches out to the community to promote kindness

Katie Wong reaches out to the community to promote kindness

Adriana Ramirez, Segment Producer

January 19, 2017


Filed under ScotCenter, ScotCenter: Features

Adriana Ramirez reports on Katie Wong's participation and achievement to be a part of Harvard University's Youth Advisory Board.

Oakland ‘Ghost Ship’ fire shakes art community

Oakland ‘Ghost Ship’ fire shakes art community

Mona Murhamer, Staff Writer

December 7, 2016


Filed under News

The Ghost Ship has sunk. At least 36 were pronounced dead on Friday, Dec. 2 when an Oakland warehouse, named the "Ghost Ship" by residents and workers, went up in flames during an electronic dance party. According to CNN, the founder of the Ghost Ship, artist Derick Almena "received a citation in November ...

Community comes together to “Save the Music”

Community comes together to “Save the Music”

Sophie Penn, Segment Producer

October 4, 2016


Filed under ScotCenter

Sophie Penn reports on the annual Save the Music festival.

Benefits of community service go beyond school requirements

Benefits of community service go beyond school requirements

Lily Bakour, Staff Writer

May 1, 2016


Filed under Campus

The fight to get into colleges is the most competitive it has ever been. The perfect student will maintain above a 4.0, participate in multiple extracurriculars, and log hours of community service. Many private schools, such as St. Francis and Notre Dame require at least 50 to 80 hours of community...

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...

Interact works to aid the community

Interact works to aid the community

Evan Davies, Staff Writer

December 4, 2014


Filed under Campus

Sometimes community service related clubs are brushed off as just something to put on college applications, Interact seeks to overcome these stereotypes. Interact was founded to help students make a legitimate and noticeable contribution to their community. The club accomplishes this by organizing...

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