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Swing Club ‘rock steps’ into Heritage Fair

Swing Club ‘rock steps’ into Heritage Fair

Kylie Lin, Staff Writer

February 15, 2017


Filed under Campus

The Carlmont Swing Club has begun rigorous preparations for this year’s annual Heritage Fair. “We’ve been learning choreography, getting into shape with group workouts, working on swing tricks, and getting back into a place where both the lead and the follow feel comfortable,” said Carrie We...

Dancers behind the glamour

Dancers behind the glamour

Sherilyn Kuo, Staff Writer

February 14, 2017


Filed under Features, Top News

Onstage dancers look beautiful and graceful. But off stage, dancers must face the blisters, the anxiety, and the tears. After every dance rehearsal and show, dancers are exhausted. Many leave the studio popping a couple of Advils to fight the physical pain from dancing so much. Dancing is a commi...

Community unites to send dance team to the Olympics

Community unites to send dance team to the Olympics

Maya Benjamin, Staff Writer

February 6, 2017


Filed under News

Let the dancing begin! On Feb. 4, the Kainos Home and Training Center and Art on the Square had an art festival to send the Kainos dance team to the Special Olympics World Winter Games to be held in Austria. The Special Olympics provide year-round sports training and competitions for children an...

Winter formal dance floor

Winter formal dance floor

Izzy Mitchell, Staff Writer

January 21, 2017


Filed under Scot Scoop 360

Izzy Mitchell showcases the dance floor at the 2017 Carlmont winter formal.

Homecoming dance had students vibin’

Homecoming dance had students vibin’

Adriana Ramirez, Segment Producer

October 17, 2016


Filed under ScotCenter

Adriana Ramirez reports on the 2016 Homecoming dance and how it appealed or didn't appeal to different students.

Celebration Assembly 2016 sends off students with a bang

Celebration Assembly 2016 sends off students with a bang

Izzy Mitchell, Estella Lippi, Anya Meredith, and Sophie Penn

May 31, 2016


Filed under Campus, Top News

Celebration Assembly brings back bedtime stories 1 ASB's Celebration Assembly art inspired by students' childhood stories 1 Scot Center takes a look at Spirit Week finale of 2016 1 Scot Center: Celebration Assembly is an improvement 1  ...

Celebration assembly brings back bedtime stories

Celebration assembly brings back bedtime stories

Izzy Mitchell, Staff Writer

May 24, 2016


Filed under Campus

Many people grew up listening to adventurous tales such as Where the Wild Things Are, Goodnight Moon, and other bedtime stories. As high schoolers are entrenched in their studies and extracurriculars, most tend to forget these childhood classics in the midst of the complicated plots of Shakespe...

Formal: a blast for some, a bust for others

Formal: a blast for some, a bust for others

Jill Albertson, Staff Writer

January 24, 2016


Filed under Campus, Top News

"Let's do it again!" said sophomore Shelby Young after her very first high school Winter Formal. Carlmont High School held its annual Winter Formal dance on Jan. 23 at the local Fox Theater in Redwood City. Filled with extraterrestrial decorations and high spirit, Carlmont's "out-of-this-world ...

‘Shut Up and Dance’ creates unexpected complexity

‘Shut Up and Dance’ creates unexpected complexity

Evan Davies

May 6, 2015


Filed under A&E

"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,...

When in doubt, dance it out

When in doubt, dance it out

Alisa Takahashi, Staff Writer

December 10, 2014


Filed under Campus, Student Bios, Top News

Sometime during an Irish dancer’s career, whether it be after their first recital, while putting on his or her wig, or upon the start of his or her 21st year of competing, he or she looks back and asks– “How did I get here?” Junior Molly McDowell certainly knows she will be looking back on...

Successful Winter Dance Show

Successful Winter Dance Show

Miranda Irwin, Staff Writer

December 9, 2014


Filed under A&E

Carlmont's dance program put on its annual Winter Dance Show with this year's theme being, "Merry Christmas, Baby!" Both the intermediate and advanced dance classes had been working for weeks to prepare their dances, all of which were choreographed by the dancers to different winter love songs. "I...

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