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The rising fear over climate change

The rising fear over climate change

Zachary Khouri, Scot Scoop Editor

May 9, 2019

Four hundred and eleven million people across the world would be exposed to drought. Eighty million people to drowning. As much as 56 centimeters on average would the sea level rise; in some places, 50 feet. The chances of land being suitable for the transmission of deadly diseases, such as...

School spirit adds a new element to one’s high school experience

School spirit adds a new element to one’s high school experience

Jai Sinha, Staff Writer

March 18, 2019

The school colors are everywhere, appearing in azure blues and alabaster whites that cover hallways and student apparel alike. Posters created by ASB flutter on nearby walls as people walk by, dressed in wacky clothes that follow a central theme. But it isn’t Halloween. It’s a spirit day...

Health concerns spur voters to vote for Prop. 7

Health concerns spur voters to vote for Prop. 7

Zachary Khouri, Scot Scoop Editor

October 20, 2018

Midterms are coming up soon on Nov. 6, and California’s citizens will be voting on Proposition 7 — and whether or not to make daylight saving time (DST) permanent throughout the state. DST was first implemented in 1918, giving us the bright summer evenings and the dark winter nights that we have...

Ghosting leaves people behind in mystery

Ghosting leaves people behind in mystery

Marina Ferme, Staff writer

January 30, 2018

Sophomore Gaby Pierce woke up one morning, and when she checked her phone, she was surprised to see that the guy she was dating had unfriended her on social media. When she got to school, still confused about what had happened, she asked his friends about what was going on. One of his friends told...

Effects of population growth on Carlmont

Effects of population growth on Carlmont

Adriana Ramirez, Staff Writer

September 8, 2016

Adriana Ramirez reports on growth in the population of Carlmont students and how that affects the learning environment.

Government shutdown effects students

Government shutdown effects students

Tara Shahrvini, Staff Writer

October 4, 2013

Ten days after the government shut down, students are starting to see its effects. Disagreement in Congress regarding the funding for the Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as Obamacare, sparked the government to shut down. The end of the shutdown still remains unknown and many students are unsure...

The effects of propositions 30 and 38 on the Carlmont community

December 5, 2012

California schools are safe because Proposition 30 passed. If Proposition 30 had failed, California schools would have faced $6 billion in cuts this year. Six billion dollars is approximately equal to the salaries of 92,000 teachers, 66,000 principals, or 200,000 janitors. In the past four years,...

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