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Carlmont JV girls soccer continues their shutout pre-season

Carlmont JV girls soccer continues their shutout pre-season

Katie Blondino, Staff Writer

December 12, 2018

The girls JV soccer team has yet to lose a game in their pre-season, with the final score of their home game on Dec. 11 ending in a 0-0 tie against the Mountain View Spartans.  The game began with a long ball from Mountain View over Carlmont’s defense. However, the Scots' strong center defenders...

Vallero’s winning streak continues off the field

Vallero’s winning streak continues off the field

Veronica Roseborough, Scot Scoop Editor

April 11, 2018

The life of a coach is not an easy one. One may wake up aiming to enrich the lives of students and end up falling short. Rich Vallero, a varsity baseball coach and physical education (P.E.) teacher at Carlmont, knows this feeling all too well. “Sometimes when you strap it on and go to work eve...

Despite controversy, the gender wage gap continues to narrow

Despite controversy, the gender wage gap continues to narrow

Joshua Baxter, Staff Writer

February 19, 2018

You wake up to the sound of Alec Baldwin’s voice playing on your Echo Dot, signaling the start of your day. You get out of bed and perform your usual morning routine. You get into your sleek Molten Lava Honda Civic Sedan and drive off to work like you do every single weekend. But this day is different....

New ‘Black Mirror’ season continues its odd yet intriguing theme

New ‘Black Mirror’ season continues its odd yet intriguing theme

Sean Vanderaa, Staff Writer

February 2, 2018

The end of the world. A completely immersive dating machine. Overprotective parents. All this and more is brought out in season four of 'Black Mirror.' On Dec. 29, 2017, Netflix launched its fourth season of 'Black Mirror,' a British television series that focuses on possible futures for the human...

Residents await completion of Ralston Avenue construction

Residents await completion of Ralston Avenue construction

Vincent Wai, Staff Writer

October 24, 2017

2017 was a greatly anticipated year for construction throughout Belmont with new sewer and gas pipes that have been replaced. "I want Belmont to have the safest gas pipelines possible. We're very hopeful the work will be finished soon and that PG&E can replace Ralston as required before the weather ...

Social media continues to veil effective coping

Social media continues to veil effective coping

Editorial Staff, Site Editors

October 8, 2017

Whether news comes through emails, texts, or snapchats, we all use social media to share experiences and get information. But social media veils the truths about lives and events. “Social media is like this giant filter on everyone’s lives and in my eyes, it’s fake and not genuine, so having...

Varsity football continues historic 4-0 record

Varsity football continues historic 4-0 record

Izzy Mitchell, Staff Writer

September 19, 2017

"Carlmont just played better," said Lincoln head coach Phil Ferrigno. The Scots did it again. For the first time in Carlmont varsity football history since 1977, the Scots hold a 4-0 record after defeating Lincoln High School on Sept. 15, 43-0. "I felt great winning because we've all put in the work to get the win. By that, I mean looking over film countless of times, conditioning...

Belmont Greek festival continues to spread joy for everyone

Belmont Greek festival continues to spread joy for everyone

Samantha Dahlberg, Staff Writer

September 7, 2017

Samantha Dahlberg reports on the 47th annual Greek festival at the church of the Holy Cross in Belmont.

Varsity football continues winning streak against Mills

Varsity football continues winning streak against Mills

Izzy Mitchell, Staff Writer

October 9, 2016

Despite falling behind in the first quarter, the Carlmont Scots defeated the Mills Vikings 44-42, winning their second game in two weeks. Throughout the game, the offense was a key factor in the Carlmont win. "Our offense really came through for us against Mills because our defense was having a lot of t...

JV volleyball continues their undefeated season

JV volleyball continues their undefeated season

Nour Zabaneh, Staff Writer

October 7, 2016

lWith their undefeated record and first place position at stake, the Scots successfully beat the second place Hillsdale Knights. On October 6, Carlmont JV volleyball was able to persevere and triumph now making their coveted record 7-0 in the Scots gym. "We knew that they had gotten better, so we jus...

Save the Music unites the community through fundraising

Save the Music unites the community through fundraising

Izzy Mitchell, Staff Writer

October 3, 2016

From 11:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. on Oct. 2, Twin Pines Park of Belmont was full of life. Parents danced along to the live music, reliving their younger days. Meanwhile, children carried dozens of tickets, looking for the best way to spend them. Volunteers of all ages sported a purple shirt and aided...

Powerball lottery frenzy continues, despite improbable odds

Powerball lottery frenzy continues, despite improbable odds

Connor Lin, Staff Writer

January 14, 2016

With $1.5 billion up for grabs, people with high hopes frantically crowd stores and gas stations buying lottery tickets in hopes of winning the top prize. Lottery tickets for the Powerball cost $2 each for a chance at the jackpot. The Powerball lottery has achieved a world record for being the highes...

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