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Playlist Club creates a relaxing space for all

Playlist Club creates a relaxing space for all

Alison Kim, Staff Writer

April 2, 2019

Music is an integral part of most teenagers lives. Students listen to music on the way to class, with friends, and while doing homework. There are many benefits to listening to music for teenagers and students. According to a 2013 study conducted by the American Psychological Association (APA), music...

Kindness Week warms school environment

Kindness Week warms school environment

Maya Lip, Staff Writer

March 24, 2019

Students gathered in the quad to make bracelets for Kindness Week, a week-long event filled with small activities to promote goodwill and spread positivity. To kick off the week, colorful notes with kind messages flooded locker halls. On Tuesday and Wednesday, students huddled around a bracelet booth...

MORP creates a welcoming environment for everyone

MORP creates a welcoming environment for everyone

Anna Delmas, Staff Writer

March 6, 2019

MORP may just be Prom spelled backward, but for some people, it’s the best night of the year. MORP is another one of Carlmont’s many dances that are held annually, and it just had its third year. However, they create a smaller environment to accommodate any student that doesn’t feel comfortable...

Save the Bees Day creates a buzz around campus

Save the Bees Day creates a buzz around campus

Mandy Hitchcock, Staff Writer

September 16, 2018

In smoothies, tea, or juice. On bread, salad, or fruits. Or simply, by itself. Honey has long since been an ingredient integrated into our daily diets. Bottles and jars filled to the brim with the iconic gold substance are typical household items that grace the shelves and pantries of the Ame...

Theo Korolev creates his own business

Theo Korolev creates his own business

Daniel Friis, Segment Producer

May 31, 2018

According to Politifact.com, a political news source that has won a Pulitzer Price, 90 percent of American workers don't own their own business. Theo Korolev, a junior, is not part of this 90 percent. At just 17 years old, Korolev has created his own tutoring business called Neighborhood Tutoring. The...

SamTrans creates Get Us Moving Program to solve transportation issues

SamTrans creates Get Us Moving Program to solve transportation issues

Max Lee, Staff Writer

February 12, 2018

The San Mateo County Transit District and the county of San Mateo have created the Get Us Moving program in hopes creating a gateway to communication with the community about the state of transit. The program's purpose is to help inform county residents, businesses, and other stakeholders of certain t...

Quiz Club creates a friendly environment to spread knowledge

Quiz Club creates a friendly environment to spread knowledge

Alena Ruhstaller, Scot Scoop Editor

November 27, 2017

Quiz Club is one of the many clubs offered to students at Carlmont that allows students to gain knowledge through lighthearted competition. The club meets weekly during lunch on Fridays in D27 to engage in Jeopardy-like quiz bowls. "Our vice president reads a quiz packet and we divide the room...

Nighttime Powderpuff creates new homecoming tradition

Nighttime Powderpuff creates new homecoming tradition

Sam Hanlon, Staff Writer

October 12, 2017

Carlmont's 2017 school year has introduced a new homecoming tradition: nighttime Powderpuff. The nighttime Powderpuff is a new twist on the girls' football tournament that usually takes place at lunch during homecoming week. The idea of having nighttime Powderpuff was inspired by other schools...

S.O.S creates support for students

S.O.S creates support for students

Maya Benjamin, Staff Writer

October 9, 2017

Tuesday is the exception to the norm for freshmen. Unlike all the other students at Carlmont, freshmen have a special event every Tuesday that takes place during their history class: presentations from the Students Offering Support group or S.O.S. S.O.S has been a long-standing program at Carlmont. Started by Shelley Busta...

Reach Out Club creates a safe haven

Reach Out Club creates a safe haven

Olivia Chow, Staff Writer

February 22, 2017

Every first and third Friday of the month, students gather at T13 for Reach Out Club, an extension of the ASB commission, Reach Out. Members range from commission members to English Language Learner students to anyone who wants to join. Their goal is to "create a safe environment for [members] to...

Construction creates substandard learning environments

Construction creates substandard learning environments

Connor Lin, Staff Writer

October 6, 2016

As students diligently work inside classrooms located in T-hall and U-hall, construction of the new S-wing rages on outside. This construction provides various distractions and obstacles for many students and teachers at Carlmont. Though some people have become accustomed to the extremity of the ...

‘Shut Up and Dance’ creates unexpected complexity

‘Shut Up and Dance’ creates unexpected complexity

Evan Davies, Staff Writer

May 6, 2015

"Shut Up and Dance" was recently released by alternative music group Walk the Moon, and is currently the third most popular song on iTunes. At first, "Shut Up and Dance" seems to be relatively simple. There is a lot of repetition in the song's lyrics, and the premise is very easy to understand. However,...

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