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Just Dance competition creates fun environment in the gym

Just Dance competition creates fun environment in the gym

Skylar Weiss, Staff Writer

April 9, 2018


Filed under Campus

If a student is in the gym during lunch, it usually means that he or she is attending a sports meeting. However, during the week of April 2, that wasn't the case. Instead, students could be seen dancing to choreography shown on the wall by a projector. From April 2 to April 6, members of ASB held...

Robotics team competes at the San Francisco Regional Competition

Robotics team competes at the San Francisco Regional Competition

Tyler Dartnell, Staff Writer

March 20, 2018


Filed under Campus

The Carlmont Robotics team traveled to compete at the San Fransisco Regional Competition on the weekend of March 18. The team successfully made it to the semifinals but were defeated by an alliance of world champions. A big part of the competition is preparation and the ability to change parts of the r...

Chess Club checks all the boxes

Chess Club checks all the boxes

Francesca D'Urzo, Staff Writer

March 17, 2018


Filed under Campus

Though the checkerboard and the racing clock may be intimidating to some, Chess Club strives to educate students on the benefits of playing chess while providing an environment for chess players of all levels to compete with their peers. Chess Club began at Carlmont in 2012 and is currently led by Clu...

Odyssey of the Mind Club sparks student creativity

Odyssey of the Mind Club sparks student creativity

Francesca D'Urzo, Staff Writer

March 4, 2018


Filed under Campus

Among the hundreds of diverse clubs at Carlmont, the Odyssey of the Mind Club shines through their involvement in creativity competitions and their passion to embrace students’ oddities. Club President Jaime Young and Vice President Garrett Maslyar, both freshmen, have been members of the Odyssey of th...

Students at Deep Blue Robotics prepare for upcoming competition

Students at Deep Blue Robotics prepare for upcoming competition

Kimberly Mitchell, Segment Producer

January 25, 2018


Filed under ScotCenter, ScotCenter: Campus

Kimberly Mitchell reports on what it takes to build a robot and the students behind the machines.

JV cross country places high at Crystal Springs competition

JV cross country places high at Crystal Springs competition

Alexander English, Staff Writer

October 24, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top News

On Tuesday, Oct. 24, Carlmont's junior varsity cross country team had their third Peninsula Athletic League (PAL) meet in the sweltering 93-degree heat. With Carlmont varsity boys', varsity girls', and junior varsity girls' cross country coming in first place, the pressure was on for the junior varsit...

Prom proposal competition excites students

Prom proposal competition excites students

Alyn Seymour, Staff Writer

April 6, 2017


Filed under Campus

Prom season has had a large effect on the Carlmont community. Prom will take place on April 28 and students are preparing by getting their formal wear and asking for a date. The Carlmont Promposal Competition Facebook group was created for upperclassmen who are asking someone or getting asked ...

Deep Blue Robotics dives into competition

Deep Blue Robotics dives into competition

Olivia Chow, Staff Writer

April 5, 2017


Filed under Campus

After just its second year, Carlmont's robotics team has qualified for the World Championship in Houston, TX. Winning the "Team Spirit Award" in Sacramento, Deep Blue Team 199 went on the win their second Spirit Award last weekend at FIRST's Silicon Valley Regional. Now they begin preparations for the...

Math contest competition intensifies for top scorers

Math contest competition intensifies for top scorers

Ben Balster, Staff Writer

March 4, 2017


Filed under Campus

Every other Tuesday at the start of lunch, students make a mad dash towards the math classrooms as they scramble to find a seat for the biweekly contests. As extra credit points are awarded for each correct answer, the classrooms quickly fill to their max within the first few minutes of lunch. Patrick...

Robotics prepares for competition

Robotics prepares for competition

Sophie Penn, Segment Producer

February 23, 2017


Filed under ScotCenter, ScotCenter: Campus

Sophie Penn reports on Carlmont's Robotics Team as they enter their final days of build season.

Dedication to high school sports reaps future benefits

Dedication to high school sports reaps future benefits

Lucy Gibbs, Staff Writer

February 21, 2017


Filed under Features

Behind the greatest athletes lies a determination to be the absolute best. From a very young age, athletes work towards dominating the competition. Playing at the college and professional level is becoming more competitive and more selective, which makes life difficult for aspiring athletes. ...

Carlmont vs. Carlmont in this year’s FOMF competition

Carlmont vs. Carlmont in this year’s FOMF competition

Maxwell Jung, Staff Writer

February 14, 2017


Filed under Campus

Over the past weekend, many students could be seen flocking to and from the Carlmont library. These students were part of the well-known trivia hunt: Friends of Millard Fillmore (FOMF). This year only Carlmont participated in the event, so the school was split into two teams, grey and blue, based on ...

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