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Continuing to fight for equality

Continuing to fight for equality

Claire Porter, Staff Writer

April 8, 2014


Filed under Campus, Student Bios, Top News

Carlmont’s well-known social activist will be moving on to larger-scale issues in college. Senior Kalila Kirk has always been passionate about the education and advocacy of equality. She’s currently the co-President of Carlmont’s Gay Straight Alliance, the Vice President of Feminist Club, and a clin...

A fight to the finish for varsity soccer

A fight to the finish for varsity soccer

Justine Phipps, Scots Scoop Editor

January 30, 2014


Filed under Sports, Top News

There's no need to doubt the Boys Varsity Soccer team's ability to come out on top. Not after the win they pulled out against Sequoia on Wednesday night. With the ever present nerves that occur when facing Sequoia, the team came out victorious with a tight 1-0 win. "We did what we had to do," said...

The fight against human trafficking

The fight against human trafficking

Miranda Irwin, Staff Writer

November 20, 2013


Filed under Campus

Human trafficking is an issue that is continually growing around the world that forces people to complete laborious tasks. Carlmont’s Freedom Fighters Club was formed this school year in order to bring awareness of human trafficking to the school and community. The Freedom Fighters Club associate ...

Varsity Football doesn’t go down without a fight

Varsity Football doesn’t go down without a fight

Justine Phipps, Scots Scoop 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...

Fight Club illustrates society’s shortcomings since 1999

Fight Club illustrates society’s shortcomings since 1999

Lizzy Doctorov, Staff Writer

September 29, 2013


Filed under A&E

“Fight Club” is a movie to get you thinking about what happens in society’s basements where anything goes. In this film, an everyday office worker (Edward Norton) suffering from insomnia meets a seemingly ordinary man, Tyler Durden (Brad Pitt), and befriends him. When the main character gets to...

The fight over Jerusalem

April 2, 2013


Filed under As seen in print

Jerusalem, the capital of Israel, holds some of the most sacred sites and artifacts of the religions of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Because of Jerusalem’s value to many groups of people, since its creation in 1948, the country of Israel has had numerous wars with its neighbors and within itself,...

The Fight for Freedom

The Fight for Freedom

January 18, 2013


Filed under A&E

  Under a War-Torn Sky by L.M. Elliot is a book that depicts the life of a young American soldier who fights through enemy territory in his quest to return home. The main character, Lieutenant Henry Forester, is a B-24 pilot during World War II. During his fifteenth combat flight into Ge...

The fight for classroom control continues

Gabriela d'Souza, Staff Writer

December 7, 2011


Filed under Campus

English teachers attended a school board meeting today to voice their opinion on the increasing loss of control in their own classrooms. The Sequoia Union High School District held a vote to decided if it should pilot a program in English I/II Strategic (support) classes during the second semester...

Varsity volleyball goes down with a fight

Varsity volleyball goes down with a fight

Gabriela d'Souza, Staff Writer

November 18, 2011


Filed under Campus

On Thursday, the Carlmont girl’s varsity volleyball team traveled to Milpitas High School to compete in the third round of CCS qualifiers against Menlo-Atherton High School. The Lady Scots went out strong but lost all three games scoring 13-25, 12-25, and 20-25. For the seniors, this was their last...

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