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John Boehner stunned the public with his decision to step down.

John Boehner steps down

September 30, 2015

With the Republican House Majority Speaker of Congress stepping down, the American political environment may be shifting onto a new path. John Boehner shook the American public...

Student taking a practice AP statistics exam in preparation for the test.

Put down your pencils

May 11, 2015

Due to AP testing taking place around the nation, student and teacher stress seems to be at an all time high. This stress doesn't come on its own and it most definitely isn't...

Junior Andrew Carlsen sinking a 3-pointer in the game against Hillsdale.

Two players go down in varsity basketball game

January 16, 2015

Wednesday night's game was temporarily stopped twice for two separate injuries on Carlmont's team. Senior Joe Rodriguez and sophomore Jacob Lloyd both sustained minor injuries...

58 percent of teens have sent a text during class.

Put the phone down and join reality

November 14, 2014

News flash: if you don't look at your phone for five minutes, the world isn't going to erupt into flames and the sky isn't going to fall. Everyday I am bombarded with people who...

Coach Richard Gianuario gives a victory speech after the game

Varsity football takes down Mills

November 3, 2014

One word sums up Carlmont's game against Mills High School: one-sided. The Scots beat the Vikings 34-14 on Saturday, Nov. 1. "As soon as the game started, we came out strong...

ASB members Ryan Dimick,  Tristan Gasperian, and Jared Fitzpatrick working hard.

ASB’s work continues as year winds down

May 7, 2014

While for many students the school year is cooling down, for ASB members things are heating up as they work to put on an exciting end of the year celebration assembly. For many...

Affirmative Action bill SCA5 turned down for the year

Sabrina Leung, Editorial Director

April 13, 2014

A legislative push to permit California’s public universities to once again consider race and ethnicity in admissions appears to be on life support after an intense backlash from the  Asian-American community, who fear it will make it harder for their children to get into good schools. The California Senate Constitutional Amendment No. 5 (SCA-5) was introduced by California State Senator Edward Hern...

San Francisco fire burns down apartment building

San Francisco fire burns down apartment building

March 12, 2014

A five-alarm fire burnt down an apartment building construction site on Tuesday, sending up black smoke that could be seen for miles around the San Francisco Bay. The fire began...

Down with college entrance exams

Down with college entrance exams

February 14, 2014

Colleges take many factors into consideration when admitting students. Unfortunately, admission is very dependent on two ridiculous tests: the SAT and the ACT. I took my first...

Senior Simone McCarthy takes on a defender.

Lady Scots down Bearcats behind Fong double

December 4, 2013

Sophomore Kayla Fong scored two goals to help the Lady Scots defeat the Palo Alto High School Bearcats 2-0. The game was scoreless until partway through the second half when...

ASB beats down on bullying

ASB beats down on bullying

October 17, 2013

ASB put their foot down against bullying this year by constructing a week long anti-bullying campaign. "Anti -Bullying Week is the one week out of the year where we spread awareness...

Varsity Football doesn't go down without a fight

Varsity Football doesn’t go down without a fight

October 12, 2013

The Scots played hard but fell 34-14 against the Hillsdale Knights on Friday afternoon at Hillsdale High School. Hillsdale opened up the game with a touchdown in the first quarter,...

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