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Local high schools offer something for everyone

Local high schools offer something for everyone

Audrey Boyce, Staff Writer

March 12, 2019


Filed under Features

Bobby sits in class struggling to understand the first problem on the worksheet. His eyes dart across the room but the teacher is not available to help. On the other side of the classroom, Richard has completed the entire worksheet in the first five minutes of class and has moved on to next week's ass...

“Sex Education” is an interesting take on the high school experience

“Sex Education” is an interesting take on the high school experience

Sean Vanderaa, Staff Writer

March 5, 2019


Filed under Reviews

For a show that discusses the intricacies of sex alongside high school life, "Sex Education" does a surprisingly good job of tying the two together in a comical and well-written series. Considering its title, I wasn't expecting much from this show, making the assumption that it would have average...

Despite loss of sight, high schooler envisions and achieves

Despite loss of sight, high schooler envisions and achieves

Anna Delmas, Staff Writer

February 11, 2019


Filed under Features

Rio Popper has no eyes. When she was six months old, she was diagnosed with retinoblastoma, a very rare cancer that occurs in the retina of the eye. She is now one of the 20,000 children with this condition in the United States.   By age 2, doctors deemed it necessary to remove her left eye. Wh...

Scots get revenge against Jefferson High School

Scots get revenge against Jefferson High School

Briana McDonald, ScotCenter Editor-in-Chief

October 16, 2018


Filed under ScotCenter, ScotCenter: Sports

Briana McDonald reports on the Scots win on Friday, Oct. 12.

Principal tries to reduce student ‘Angst’ with movie

Principal tries to reduce student ‘Angst’ with movie

Anna Delmas, Staff Writer

October 8, 2018


Filed under Campus

There’s no doubt that high school is an anxious time. Almost one in three adolescents will meet the criteria of an anxiety disorder before the age of 18, according to a study from the Child Mind Institute. Carlmont will be hosting a showing of 'Angst: Raising Awareness Around Anxiety' in the Carlmont Performing Arts Center on Oct. 11 at 7 ...

Carlmont Choir’s ‘American Songbook’ is a joyous success

Carlmont Choir’s ‘American Songbook’ is a joyous success

Charlie McBrian, Staff Writer

March 25, 2018


Filed under A&E, Campus, Top News

The Performing Arts Center was packed last Friday, March 23, as audiences went to see Carlmont Choir's spring concert entitled "American Songbook." "American Songbook" covered a variety of selections from America’s past, much of which was largely based on the songbook of the same name. “...

High school athletes seek college recruitment

High school athletes seek college recruitment

Aaron Trierweiler, Staff writer

February 12, 2018


Filed under Features

"I’ve been working up to this moment for my whole life." This thought goes through the minds of many high school athletes as they are going through the college recruitment process. Throughout high school, athletes must work hard both in sports and in school in order to get recruited.   Though h...

Design Tech High School settles into new campus

Design Tech High School settles into new campus

Anna Feng, Scot Scoop Editor

January 27, 2018


Filed under Campus

Design Tech High School used to be a school without a campus. However, that all changed with the grand opening of Design Tech's new location, situated in the marshes of Redwood Shores. The high school, commonly referred to as d.tech, now operates in a two-story glass building. Plans for constructing...

Academic stress fuels academic cheating

Academic stress fuels academic cheating

Charlie McBrian, Staff Writer

December 20, 2017


Filed under Features

Picture this: you have a math test in 20 minutes that you didn't study for. As you frantically attempt to remember what the previous unit was about, you remember your friend took the test a couple of hours earlier. Do you ask your friend for what the test is about, or do you tough it out and fail ...

Art Club spreads creativity at Carlmont

Art Club spreads creativity at Carlmont

Marina Ferme, Staff Writer

December 6, 2017


Filed under Campus

Art Club is all about experimenting with different styles and mediums while learning more about themselves in the art that they create. The club wants to practice with many art mediums, such as oil paints, water colors, step-by-step drawings of flowers, screen paintings, colored pencil. “Our meetings are for work...

Teens need to get jobs

Teens need to get jobs

Kathryn Stratz, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017


Filed under Opinion

It's a Friday afternoon, and you're about to leave for the mall with your friends. You turn to your parents for your usual 20 dollars -- but wait, you've just received your paycheck; you've got it covered. Teens today should be able to relate to this. Entering the workforce as a teen is an opportunity...

Relaxation Motivation Club helps students destress

Relaxation Motivation Club helps students destress

Catherine Dahlberg, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017


Filed under Campus

Too many tests. Homework overload. Demanding parents and coaches. Relationship issues. Not enough time to sleep. These sources of high school stresses can take a toll on students who are working to get through the day while preparing for their future. The Relaxation Motivation Club...

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