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Eucalyptus Avenue welcomes revelers on Halloween

Eucalyptus Avenue welcomes revelers on Halloween

Audrey Boyce, Staff Writer

November 4, 2018


Filed under News

Thousands of children descended upon Eucalyptus Avenue on Halloween night as they have done for many decades. While many streets remain quiet on Halloween night, the residents of Eucalyptus Avenue were prepared for an onslaught of trick-or-treaters.  “They put an incredible amount of effort a...

Pets bring Halloween spirit to the elderly

Pets bring Halloween spirit to the elderly

Mariela Ramirez, Staff Writer

November 4, 2018


Filed under News

At Atria, a senior living community in Burlingame, the residents spent Halloween watching a pet parade to celebrate the holiday. The main purpose of this event is to create social connections between animals and community members. “Mental, emotional, and physical benefits are often experienced when ...

Contestants spook the competition in ASB’s Halloween costume contest

Contestants spook the competition in ASB’s Halloween costume contest

Mikayla Nguyen, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018


Filed under Campus

Halloween. A time to carve pumpkins, let people be whoever or whatever they want to be, and to take candy from strangers, an experience that is far and few between. Every year on Oct. 31, ASB hosts a Halloween rally in the quad during lunch. They play Halloween-themed music and hold a costume contest...

Trader Joe’s welcomes the Halloween season with affordable pumpkins

Trader Joe’s welcomes the Halloween season with affordable pumpkins

Camran Hitchcock, Staff Writer

October 29, 2018


Filed under News

Speckled or striped, bumpy or smooth, pumpkins of all shapes and sizes arrive straight from the patch to your doorstep all thanks to the middleman: Trader Joe's. Each year, Trader Joe's adds pumpkins to the list of items sold at their stores. Their wide assortment of colors and shapes allows buyers to se...

Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF brews a Halloween full of candy and kindness

Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF brews a Halloween full of candy and kindness

Mandy Hitchcock, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017


Filed under News

Screams and laughter filled the air as kids of all ages paraded around neighborhood streets carrying little orange boxes this Halloween. Since initiated by Carlmont Key Club in 2015, Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF has given the candy-crazed October festivities a new purpose. Running the Trick-or-Treat for U...

Eucalyptus Ave trick-or-treaters disappointed by lack of decorations

Eucalyptus Ave trick-or-treaters disappointed by lack of decorations

Ethan Tarnarider, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017


Filed under News

When Halloween swings by each year, millions of children become excited to go trick-or-treating and fill their bags of candy. However, many had their hopes let down after seeing Eucalyptus Avenue this year. For many, Eucalyptus Avenue is considered the street for Halloween and Christmas—the street...

Students celebrate Halloween in the quad

Students celebrate Halloween in the quad

Andrea Butler, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017


Filed under Campus

Festive music, laughs, and Halloween-themed activities and performances greeted anyone who dropped by the quad during lunch on Halloween. The first performance was an interpretation of Michael Jackson’s Thriller dance performed by the PE dance students. “I really liked dancing, and having practiced it a ton, as well as dancing wi...

Businesses capitalize on Halloween season

Businesses capitalize on Halloween season

Andrew Shen, Staff Writer

October 28, 2017


Filed under News

With Halloween fast approaching, local businesses prepare for the holiday in many ways.   Some businesses have reduced prices on everyday goods found at their stores. “We’ll have sales on our treats and costumes. The sale happens the day before and the day of Halloween,” said Dolly’s...

Halloween spirit creeps into costume contest

Halloween spirit creeps into costume contest

Celine Yang, Scot Scoop Editor

November 2, 2016


Filed under Campus, Top News

It was the ultimate face-off. The contestants had given all they had, but it was down to Dora the Explorer and Suicide Squad. Here came the final moment -- the audience would decide who would be the winner of the Halloween costume contest. MC Sophie Clark stood in between the contestants, ready to...

Scare Wars: Attack of the clowns

Scare Wars: Attack of the clowns

Mona Murhamer, Staff Writer

October 7, 2016


Filed under News

It started as just a sighting. In August, a clown was reportedly seen luring children into the woods in Greenville County, S.C. Since that first clown sighting, over a dozen more have followed suit in 29 different states, instilling fear in communities across the country. Most recently, students i...

Halloween lunchtime parade draws many

Halloween lunchtime parade draws many

Elena Mateus, ScotCenter Editor-in-Chief

November 5, 2015


Filed under ScotCenter

Elena Mateus covers Carlmont' s annual Halloween parade at lunch in the quad on Oct. 30.

The thrill is gone from Halloween this year

The thrill is gone from Halloween this year

Jill Albertson, Staff Writer

November 4, 2015


Filed under Campus

Witches, zombies, and ghosts fill the quad. With mouths full of food, they wait eagerly for a thrilling performance. No such performance occurred. On Oct. 30, the annual performance of Michael Jackson's "Thriller" by Carlmont's beginning dance did not take place. For the past eight years, Carlmont...

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