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Carlmont’s freshman class gathers in the ASB room during lunch to discuss upcoming spirit events and new opportunities for student involvement.

ASB sparks freshman spirit

September 27, 2018

From football games to dances, the new freshman class has yet to experience the essence of Carlmont’s student spirit. In the hopes of engaging new students, ASB held a freshman class...

The varsity girls' swim team prepares for a race against the Burlingame Panthers on March 9.

Girls varsity swim dives into a new season

March 18, 2018

Last year's swim season wasn't quite what the Carlmont varsity girls' swim team was expecting. The squad was defeated much sooner than they anticipated, and the high expectations ...

Flowers lay at the Whipple Avenue railroad crossing in Redwood City in memory of Sequoia High School freshman Holly Spalletta.

Community mourns the loss of freshman student

October 4, 2017

A Sequoia High School freshman passed away in an apparent suicide on Sept. 26. The incident occurred at the Whipple Avenue railroad crossing in Redwood City, where a southbou...

A Carlmont Scots  goes up for a layup against a tough Menlo-Atherton defense.

Scots comeback falls short against Menlo-Atherton

February 5, 2017

It was a chilly rainy day on Feb. 4, but that didn’t stop the Menlo- Atherton Bears and the Carlmont Scots from giving all they had in their game. The Bears took the victory,...

Monty gives a high five to an incoming freshman.

Carlmont gets incoming freshmen excited for high school

February 2, 2017

With another school year comes new students ready to join the Carlmont community. Each year, eighth graders from all different schools come to Carlmont to experience what a...

Freshmen Tyler Dartnell and
Parker English fill their backpacks with books to study for finals.

Freshmen tackle finals

December 3, 2016

The flashcards are ready and the study guides are out. With Thanksgiving in the past, talk of finals has spread throughout Carlmont. Carlmont finals week is Dec. 16 to Dec....

Senior, Allison Granet shows her senior spirit by participating in powder puff.

Students reflect on the change from freshman to senior year

October 15, 2016

A person can change a lot within four years. After four years of high school, seniors have a chance to reflect on their time at Carlmont. The jump from freshman to senior...

Freshman year through the eyes of Carlmont students

September 8, 2016

Lily Bakour reports on the transition from middle school to high school.

What I wish my freshman self knew

What I wish my freshman self knew

March 17, 2015

Freshman year I was 4’11” and the top flier on our cheerleading team. I got made fun of because I was always dropped on my face at assemblies and football games. I was scared...

You can spot  stereotypical freshmen by their over-sized backpacks.

Freshman year — 10 reasons why it’s not all bad

January 28, 2015

We’ve all been in that situation. The bell is going to ring in less than ten seconds. You are going to be late to math class yet again -- and you just can’t afford another...

Freshman year: a new beginning

February 4, 2014

"High school has definitely been more challenging academically. I've had to adjust to a heavier work load," said freshman Sophie Clark. Like most of her fellow classmates, Clark...

Jacob Lloyd at practice.

Freshman steps up on varsity

January 29, 2014

Playing on a varsity team is a huge accomplishment, but even more so for a freshman. Jacob Lloyd, a freshman at Carlmont, is the only freshman on the varsity basketball team,...

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