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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 22, 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 ...

Friends of Millard Fillmore face lack of competition

Friends of Millard Fillmore face lack of competition

Sherilyn Kuo, Staff Writer

February 8, 2017


Filed under Campus

In less than a week, Carlmont students will be giving up their weekend and coming on campus to participate in a three-day trivia scavenger hunt.   This scavenger hunt is a competition planned by the leaders of the Carlmont Friends of Millard Fillmore (FOMF) Club, and usually includes schools from San...

PAL meets pump up athletes

PAL meets pump up athletes

Jackson Monge, Staff Writer

May 6, 2016


Filed under Sports

After the dust settles, new records are made. The final stretch of the season includes the PALs. The Peninsula Athletic League is the league that Carlmont sports compete is and the host of the multi-school sport championships of the league. The fastest and strongest of Carlmont athletes approach the...

Carlmont Robotics prepares for competition – Bijan Khalili

Carlmont Robotics prepares for competition – Bijan Khalili

Bijan Khalili, Reporter

February 29, 2016


Filed under ScotCenter

Bijan Khalili covers the upcoming Carlmont Robotics tournament.    

Arm wrestling competition not popular with students

Arm wrestling competition not popular with students

Andrew Cross, Staff Writer

May 19, 2015


Filed under Campus

With the end of the year approaching, students are starting to prepare for finals, and an arm wrestling competition. Like every year, students try to make sure that they can maintain good grades so the finals wont effect them. "I make up all the zeros I have and turn in all of my homework so I...

JV Lady Scots fight off competition to remain undefeated

JV Lady Scots fight off competition to remain undefeated

Becca Garner, Staff Writer

October 18, 2014


Filed under Sports

It was a battle. And the junior varsity (JV) Lady Scots won the fight. JV volleyball took home a win against the Woodside Wildcats on Thursday, Oct. 16, and added to their undefeated streak. So far this season, the Scots are 9-0. The game started with a set that initially appeared as though it...

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