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The importance of naps in high school

The importance of naps in high school

Jessica Adair, Staff Writer/Columnist

February 1, 2014


Filed under Opinion, The Way It Is

When I was in kindergarten, I resented naps. Because I was an energetic child, any amount of time where I had to be still was complete torture. Whenever my teacher said it was time for a nap, I would always count the minutes until I could go outside again. As a current high school student who only ge...

High fashion alert: Golden Globe gowns take over the red carpet

High fashion alert: Golden Globe gowns take over the red carpet

Angela Perez de Tagle, Staff Writer

January 16, 2014


Filed under Campus

Awards season kicked off with the Golden Globes, showcasing the latest fashion hits and misses from the red carpet. Several trends made their appearance at this year’s Golden Globes award show, including the return of the always timeless red dress, along with various new styles that have proven t...

Everyday skills not taught in high schools

Everyday skills not taught in high schools

Shira Stein, Editor-in-Chief

December 11, 2013


Filed under Academic

Are students being taught all the skills they need? When graduating from high school, students should theoretically be able to take care of themselves as adults. They are expected to know how to do any skill that will be necessary during their adult lives. However, the reality is that some students graduate h...

Grammy nominations set the bar high

Grammy nominations set the bar high

Ravina Gujral, Staff Writer

December 9, 2013


Filed under A&E

With incredible guests and performances throughout, the Grammy Nominations set the scene for the Grammys airing in 2014. The Grammy Nominations have been a tradition for numerous years now, making people wait in anticipation for their favorite artists to be announced for the ultimate music award. ...

Emotions run high in The Laramie Project

Emotions run high in The Laramie Project

November 23, 2013


Filed under Multimedia

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The reality behind high school love

The reality behind high school love

Justine Phipps, Scots Scoop Editor

November 20, 2013


Filed under Campus Thoughts

We can all recall the tragic story of Romeo and Juliet: two teenagers met, fell madly in love, got married, and within four days killed themselves because they could not live without each other. Teenagers seem to remember how Romeo and Juliet were so “in love” with each other. This, along with ...

Editorial: The case for high school journalism

Editorial: The case for high school journalism

Scot Scoop

October 17, 2013


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Journalism education is facing a storm of peril. The court's ruling in Hazelwood School District v. Kuhlmeier, which concerned high school newspapers, has had far-reaching consequences over the past two decades. Not only has it changed the way journalism is taught at high schools, it has made it more ...

Cross Country’s year-round training gives a high chance of success

Cross Country’s year-round training gives a high chance of success

Alex Yang, Staff Writer

September 28, 2013


Filed under Sports

The mens' varsity cross country team has been one of the strongest teams at Carlmont High School for the past decade, wining seven of the last eight Central Coast Section (CCS) championships, according to CSN Bay Area. The championship team consists of a total of seven juniors and seniors, all looking...

How to Survive High School Day 22: Find your passion and stick with it

How to Survive High School Day 22: Find your passion and stick with it

Sabrina Leung, Editorial Director

September 25, 2013


Filed under How to Survive High School, Opinion

I remember entering Carlmont with my schedule all planned out. I would take the most advanced classes my freshman and sophomore year, then take six Advanced Placement (AP) classes as a junior and a senior. Crazy right? There’s a lot of pressure being a high school student, especially if you take...

How to Survive High School Day 21: Step out of your sibling’s shadow

How to Survive High School Day 21: Step out of your sibling’s shadow

Claudia Leist, Staff Writer

September 24, 2013


Filed under How to Survive High School, Opinion

Many students face the difficulty of being compared to their sibling or siblings, especially if they attend or have previously attended the same high school. Knowing from experience, it is many people's automatic reaction to make a connection between you and your sibling when they find out you are related....

How to Survive High School Day 20: Be yourself

How to Survive High School Day 20: Be yourself

September 23, 2013


Filed under How to Survive High School

Throughout all of high school, but especially for underclassmen, it is important to be yourself. Even though there may be peer pressure to fit into the social norm, being yourself is crucial to finding friends and having a successful time at high school. With over 500 kids in each graduating class,...

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