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John Boehner steps down

John Boehner steps down

Justin Som, Staff Writer

September 30, 2015


Filed under News

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 on Sept. 25 when he announced to live cameras that he planned to resign from the position of House Majority Speaker at...

Put down your pencils

Put down your pencils

Ayesha Abbasi, Social Media Editor/Columnist

May 11, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Original Opinions

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 lessened with the help of College Board. In fact, College Board seems to be founded on the principles of instilling stress in...

Two players go down in varsity basketball game

Two players go down in varsity basketball game

Lara Ostroff, Staff Writer

January 16, 2015


Filed under Sports

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 during the game, but were able to quickly recover and both continued to play. Spirits were high on the boy's varsity...

Put the phone down and join reality

Put the phone down and join reality

Jessica Adair, Staff Writer/Columnist

November 14, 2014


Filed under Opinion, The Way It Is

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 are constantly glued to their phones and it has got to stop. I remember when I was in middle school and I had a friend who...

Varsity football takes down Mills

Varsity football takes down Mills

Bijan Khalili, ScotCenter Sports/Columnist

November 3, 2014


Filed under Sports, Top News

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 and we had the upper hand. We dominated," said junior and running back Sami Makaafi. The Scots were up 14-7 at halftime,...

ASB’s work continues as year winds down

ASB’s work continues as year winds down

Melanie Hamaguchi, Staff Writer

May 7, 2014


Filed under Campus

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 students, the end of the school year is an interesting time as finals approach and their time as a student begins to slip...

Affirmative Action bill SCA5 turned down for the year

Sabrina Leung, Editorial Director

April 13, 2014


Filed under As seen in print

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 Califor...

San Francisco fire burns down apartment building

San Francisco fire burns down apartment building

Alex Yang, Staff Writer

March 12, 2014


Filed under News

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 around 5 p.m. Tuesday in San Francisco's Mission Bay neighborhood and caused an evacuation of nearby buildings. The fire...

Down with college entrance exams

Down with college entrance exams

Jessica Adair, Staff Writer/Columnist

February 14, 2014


Filed under Opinion, The Way It Is

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 Preliminary SAT (PSAT) at the beginning of my sophomore year, and it did not go well. I had never taken a test like that,...

Lady Scots down Bearcats behind Fong double

Lady Scots down Bearcats behind Fong double

Matt DeGraff, Staff Writer

December 4, 2013


Filed under Sports

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 Fong got the ball in the net from inside the 18 yard box.  The second goal came from a well-placed free kick that snuck past...

ASB beats down on bullying

ASB beats down on bullying

Julia Kranzler, Staff Writer

October 17, 2013


Filed under Campus

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 of bullying and how very real and prevalent it still is," said ASB senior Ethan Wallace. As much as society tries...

Varsity Football doesn’t go down without a fight

Varsity Football doesn’t go down without a fight

Justine Phipps, Scot Scoop Sports Editor/In Depth Editor

October 12, 2013


Filed under Sports, Top News

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, leading the game to become a defensive battle on both sides until late in the second quarter when the Scots scored a...

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