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Transitioning between high school and college life

Transitioning between high school and college life

Karen Gao, Staff Writer

February 5, 2015


Filed under College Craze, Features

Most students do not realize that rigorous academics are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to difficult experiences when they go to college. Students are often relieved and are not prepared for the kind of lifestyle that comes with college after getting accepted into their dream school. In...

Teens need to learn to master the ‘game’ of high school

Teens need to learn to master the ‘game’ of high school

Hannah Young, Scot Scoop In Depth Editor

January 30, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Panoramic Perspectives

A concentrated chess player studies the game board carefully and calculates her next move. She made foolish mistakes in her amateur days by rushing into action unprepared, but years of experience have established her skills. She knows the rules, she knows her moves, she knows the game. Her opponent...

High school marathon comes to an end for seniors

High school marathon comes to an end for seniors

Andrew Cross, Staff Writer

December 7, 2014


Filed under Campus

As students finish the first semester, seniors prepare to finish the four year marathon they had at Carlmont. Even though they have a couple miles left, they still have to run up a steep hill. College applications are very stressful for seniors. It is a long process which includes filling out paper...

Carlmont Choir students pursue high honors

Carlmont Choir students pursue high honors

Connie Yi, Staff Writer

November 24, 2014


Filed under A&E

"You sing for about 13 hours a day, which is exhausting but amazing," said Sierra Segal, a junior choir student. This past week, Carlmont Honor Choir students performed with the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA), Coastal Region Honor Choir at the First United Methodist Church in Palo Alto. The...

A not-so-stereotypical high school introduction

A not-so-stereotypical high school introduction

Anya Meredith, staff writer

November 23, 2014


Filed under Campus

On Wednesday Nov. 19, students may have noticed an usual amount of people roaming the halls. If they did, then they may have also found out that incoming freshmen were touring Carlmont. The incoming freshmen came to Carlmont at 1:30 p.m. and stayed until 3:00 p.m. "First, there is a meet and greet....

Varsity water polo keeps spirit high

Varsity water polo keeps spirit high

Kimiko Okumura, Staff Writer

October 3, 2014


Filed under Multimedia, Top News

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A day in the life of a high school student

Naomi Asrir, Staff Writer

May 14, 2014


Filed under Multimedia

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School activities and clubs work to end on a high note

School activities and clubs work to end on a high note

Danielle Hamer

May 8, 2014


Filed under Campus, Top News

Students, teachers, and everyone on campus can almost taste summer approaching. However, before students finish that last final and turn  books in for beach towels, campus activities and clubs rush to end their year on a high note. The end of the school year is a time when most clubs and school activities...

Drought doesn’t stop High Sierra Showerheads

Drought doesn’t stop High Sierra Showerheads

Alex Yang, Staff Writer

May 1, 2014


Filed under Campus

The California drought has devastated farms and businesses, but has been a boon for this new type of showerhead. The six-person company High Sierra Showerheads is based in the Madera County town of Coarsegold, and uses a patented technology to make a 1.5-gallon-per-minute showerhead seem like a standard...

Reaching adulthood in high school

Reaching adulthood in high school

Darien Malekos, Staff Writer

April 9, 2014


Filed under Features, Student Perspective

Cigarettes, tattoos, lotto tickets, skydiving, and...homework. Turning 18 opens many new opportunities for young adults. Hundreds of seniors turn 18 while at Carlmont, but only a number know all of the advantages and disadvantages of becoming a legal adult in high school. Senior Claire Noemer said, “Nothin...

Car vs. unsuspecting high schooler

Car vs. unsuspecting high schooler

Taran Sun, Staff Writer

February 6, 2014


Filed under News

A 17-year-old high school girl was hit by a car in a Foster City crosswalk on Jan. 24. The girl, whose name has not been released, was on her way to high school when she was hit. Many people argued for a stop sign to be put up at the location of the accident, but due to the possibility of city liability,...

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