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Students wear camo for game day

Students wear camo for game day

Sadie Lyman, Staff Writer

November 9, 2017


Filed under Campus

For the last football game, students show school spirit by taking part in Camo Day. Throughout the week, camouflage shirts were on sale in the quad for all students to purchase for $10.  Each shirt has a green camouflage print with "Scots" printed on the back. On game days, students usually take...

Students gather for JEANC Media Day

Students gather for JEANC Media Day

Nisha Marino, Staff Writer

October 12, 2017


Filed under News

Dozens of students milled around the Palo Alto High School Media Arts Center, excitedly waiting for the JEANC NorCal Media Day to commence. The NorCal Media Day is an annual event run by JEANC where sessions throughout the day are led by teachers and students alike to help high schoolers improve t...

Tails wag at 24th annual Pet Pride Day

Tails wag at 24th annual Pet Pride Day

Samantha Dahlberg, Segment Producer

October 4, 2017


Filed under ScotCenter, ScotCenter: News

Samantha Dahlberg reports on Pet Pride Day in San Francisco.

‘Every Day’ is offensively painful

‘Every Day’ is offensively painful

Emma Romanowsky, Staff Writer

September 17, 2017


Filed under Reviews

A book is usually disliked for one of two reasons: bad plot, or poor writing. Often, one may appreciate a book because while either the quality of language or plot may not be strong, the other compensates. However, David Levithan's “Every Day” leaves no room for appreciation as its shallow plot was ...

Seniors gear up for college day

Seniors gear up for college day

Alyn Seymour, Staff Writer

May 25, 2017


Filed under Campus

As acceptance letters roll in, students begin to share what schools they will be attending in the fall. For Carlmont seniors, one of the most highly anticipated spirit days is college gear day. On May 22, ASB held college gear day to kick off the final spirit week of the year. Although this...

Students celebrate Mother’s Day

Students celebrate Mother’s Day

Juliana Rinaldi, Staff Writer

May 15, 2017


Filed under News

On May 14, people around the world celebrated Mother's Day. Mother's Day is an international holiday celebrating and honoring mothers and the art of motherhood. According to National Geographic, a woman named Anna Jarvis created Mother's Day in 1908 in honor of her mother who passed away in 1905....

Belmont Earth Day celebration promotes sustainability

Belmont Earth Day celebration promotes sustainability

Nina Heller, Staff Writer

April 29, 2017


Filed under News

Reduce, reuse, and recycle was a prominent theme at Belmont's Earth Day festival. Held on April 29 in Twin Pines Park, the Belmont community gathered to learn about sustainability and environmentally friendly practices. Document Shredding, E-waste drop off, compost giveaway, book recycling drop off,...

Pi Day is celebrated by local organizations

Pi Day is celebrated by local organizations

Ashlyn Wong, Staff Writer

March 14, 2017


Filed under News

The numerical term pi is used in everyday math whether at school, home, or work. Almost every student is required to know what this infinite-digit number is and how it is used. Pi Day, March 14, honors the number pi, 3.14(...). “Pi represents the ratio of the circumference of a circle compared to the ...

California State Parks Foundation needs volunteers for Earth Day event

California State Parks Foundation needs volunteers for Earth Day event

Camille Dunning, Staff Writer

February 21, 2017


Filed under News

The clang of aluminum Sprite cans and the crinkle of loose Doritos bags are familiar sounds to volunteers at the California State Parks Foundation (CSPF) Earth Day Restoration and Cleanup.   The CSPF Earth Day Restoration and Cleanup provides opportunities for California residents to do somethin...

Americans protest Trump’s immigration plans on ‘A Day Without Immigrants’

Americans protest Trump’s immigration plans on ‘A Day Without Immigrants’

Noah Sun, Staff Writer

February 17, 2017


Filed under News

With signs of solidarity posted defiantly over their doors, dozens of Bay Area restaurants and businesses have abruptly shut down to show what it is like to live "A Day Without Immigrants." On Thursday, Feb. 16, thousands of immigrants across the country skipped worked and missed school in an effort to ma...

Valentine’s Day hearts create a positive atmosphere

Valentine’s Day hearts create a positive atmosphere

Jordan Greene, Staff Writer

February 16, 2017


Filed under Campus

On Feb. 14, students were greeted with personalized, heart-shaped valentines hung in C-hall. Since the beginning of the year, ASB has worked on this project to make sure that all students felt loved and appreciated on Valentine’s Day. “We started to work on this project around October in order...

Spirit week ends school year on a high note

Spirit week ends school year on a high note

Sophie Penn, Segment Producer

May 22, 2016


Filed under Campus, ScotCenter

As students walk into Carlmont during the week of May 16 through 20, many are dressed in outfits that would normally stand out in a crowd. However, these goofy or crazy outfits are the norm during Carlmont spirit weeks. With themes such as socks and sandals, wacky day, and pajama day, Carlmont's end...

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