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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 ...

Carlmont cross country finishes high in 2017-2018 season

Carlmont cross country finishes high in 2017-2018 season

Alexander English, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top News

Another year, another exceptional season for Carlmont High School cross country. Carlmont High School cross country was in for a great season, and it was noticeable even during the first few meets. "Our cross country team is off to an incredible start. They have placed very high at the first two...

Girls’ basketball season starts off in high spirits

Girls’ basketball season starts off in high spirits

Kylie Lin, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top News

It's the beginning a new basketball season, and that means new lineups have been selected for the girls' varsity, junior varsity, and freshmen teams. Tryouts were held from Oct. 30 to Nov. 1, and practices began on Thursday, Nov. 2. Due to the large number of senior players on the team in 2016-2017,...

JV cross country places high at Crystal Springs competition

JV cross country places high at Crystal Springs competition

Alexander English, Staff Writer

October 24, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top News

On Tuesday, Oct. 24, Carlmont's junior varsity cross country team had their third Peninsula Athletic League (PAL) meet in the sweltering 93-degree heat. With Carlmont varsity boys', varsity girls', and junior varsity girls' cross country coming in first place, the pressure was on for the junior varsit...

BSU highlights need for representation in high school

BSU highlights need for representation in high school

Victoria Valle Remond, Staff Writer

October 22, 2017


Filed under Campus

Black Student Union (BSU) believes that representation is key to a vibrant and diverse high school experience. BSU is a club focused on African-American culture, heritage, and activism, with members ranging from freshmen to seniors. “I joined BSU as a freshman in the hopes of making some friends ...

Lack of parking poses issues

Lack of parking poses issues

Max Lee, Staff Writer

October 22, 2017


Filed under News

One of the special bonds that students and parents share is the hassle associated with Carlmont parking lots. Carlmont's parking lots have resulted in an overflow of students and parents parking in nearby streets such as Chula Vista Drive. Despite their actions being completely legal, they have caus...

Carlmont Blood Drive joins forces with Stanford Blood Center

Carlmont Blood Drive joins forces with Stanford Blood Center

Mandy Hitchcock, Staff Writer

October 21, 2017


Filed under Campus

One pint. That's all it takes to save three lives. On Oct. 19, Carlmont along with Stanford Blood Center held the Blood Drive in the Student Union. “Every two seconds, someone in the United States needs blood,” said Monica Doleshel, account manager of Stanford Blood Center. With re...

A senior’s reflection on high school

A senior’s reflection on high school

Ryan Geronimo, Segment Producer

May 12, 2017


Filed under ScotCenter, ScotCenter: Features

Ryan Geronimo reports on the senior class and its final thoughts before exiting high school.

March Madness hype takes over Carlmont

March Madness hype takes over Carlmont

Izzy Lunderman, Staff Writer

March 22, 2017


Filed under Campus

March is a time when the luck of the Irish clashes with March Madness. During March Madness, family, school, and even jobs are set aside to make basketball priority number one. “March Madness is a tournament that consists of the top 64 college basketball teams and takes place in March,” said...

Carlmont opens its doors to the public

Carlmont opens its doors to the public

Katrina Wiebenson, Staff Writer

March 15, 2017


Filed under Campus

The opportunity for the public to explore Carlmont High School is here. Carlmont open house is taking place on March 16. Open house is a night where parents or the general public can visit classes and learn about what Carlmont High School has to offer for its students. “I go to open house to...

Insecurities stem from social media

Insecurities stem from social media

Ashley Marchi, Staff Writer

February 22, 2017


Filed under Features, Top News

Social media reinforces teenage insecurities on many levels. Many students in America feel these insecurities on a daily basis as they strive to reach the expectations governed by the media. Society creates false pictures of what is normal. People compare themselves to others and manipulate th...

High winds and heavy downpour hit the Bay Area

High winds and heavy downpour hit the Bay Area

Sarah Tocatlian, Staff Writer

January 20, 2017


Filed under News, Uncategorized

In the past couple of weeks, heavy rain and strong winds have drenched the Bay Area. According to The San Francisco Examiner, a weather system producing heavy rain and gusty winds came into the area on Wednesday, Jan. 18, followed by a second storm Thursday night into Friday. National Weather Service ...

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