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Competition culture creates unnecessary stress for students

Competition culture creates unnecessary stress for students

Alison Kim, Staff Writer

May 21, 2019

Get good grades, get into a good college, get a good job. This is what many students hear on a daily basis. As finals week approaches, many students are reminded of the pressures to excel academically. “I think school stress is natural for everyone and tends to increase during finals because of...

Journalism welcomes friendly competition with Peep jousting

Journalism welcomes friendly competition with Peep jousting

CJ Ward, Segment Producer

April 29, 2019

Carlmont's journalism class experiments with marshmallow Peeps in teacher Justin Raisner's microwave in the name of data journalism. ...

Velocity Dance Convention recognizes dancers from all over the Bay Area

Velocity Dance Convention recognizes dancers from all over the Bay Area

Anika Bhatnagar, Staff Writer

April 16, 2019

Velocity Dance's combined convention and competition in San Jose allows dancers to test their skills against some of the strongest studios in the Bay Area, but it also opens them up to classes with new and established choreographers. These joint purposes reflect their goal to enhance the skills of the new dan...

Robotics team invents competition-ready robot

Robotics team invents competition-ready robot

Auva Soheili, Staff Writer

March 12, 2019

A robot named Neptune, who has the ability to climb and drive, is living under a bag somewhere on campus. The Carlmont Robotics Team, also known as Deep Blue, works together each year to create a new and improved robot that showcases its special abilities in the FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC). The newes...

Twin bonds can double tension and anxiety

Twin bonds can double tension and anxiety

Jessica Klein, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019

She's always with me. She's my best friend. She competes with me and she fights with me, but she also motivates me. She's my twin sister. Approximately 32 out of every 1000 people in the world are twins, according to the University of Texas, Austin. This means that there are around 10 million peop...

Cheerleaders jump into competition preparations

Cheerleaders jump into competition preparations

Robyn Stein, Staff Writer

November 17, 2018

The Carlmont cheer team is preparing for the Jamz Slam City, a cheer and dance regional competition, at the Cow Palace on Saturday, Dec. 1. They may be nervous, but all of them show excitement in their preparation and are determined to do well in their performance. It will be their first competit...

Carlmont’s first annual weightlifing competition

Carlmont’s first annual weightlifing competition

Briana McDonald, ScotCenter Editor-in-Chief

May 24, 2018

Carlmont High School hosted it's first annual weightlifting competition on Saturday, May 19.

Computer Science Club creates future coders

Computer Science Club creates future coders

Francesca D'Urzo, Staff Writer

May 6, 2018

With the world revolving around technology, computer programming has become a vital industry in today’s society. Carlmont’s Computer Science Club enables students of all skill levels to learn and develop their programming skills, as well as fosters students’ interest in pursuing a career in coding....

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

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

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

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

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...

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