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Opinion: Moving on is hard

Opinion: Moving on is hard

Julia Rhodie, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019

With graduation just around the corner, the thought of moving on from high school becomes a reality. Students are dispersing throughout the country to study their passion, immersing themselves in new cultures and environments. But they all have one thing in common: the homes that they will co...

Celebrating Holi at home in Belmont

Celebrating Holi at home in Belmont

Talia Fine, Scot Scoop Editor

March 26, 2019

  This content is a fusion of first a recap of the Belmont celebration of Holi, an Indian holiday, and the event from the perspective of someone who practices the holiday regularly.     ...

‘Nerds are the virus’ papers spotted throughout San Mateo County

‘Nerds are the virus’ papers spotted throughout San Mateo County

Sjoerd Huitema, Staff writer

February 14, 2019

Yellow papers that display the messages "Move here, nerds are the virus!" and "Every day sucks with move here nerds!" have been spotted by people throughout the San Mateo County and continue to be spotted. These yellow papers vary in words but contain the same general negative message about "nerds." "I've...

Small changes can lead to a healthier Earth

Small changes can lead to a healthier Earth

Viveka Kurup, Staff Writer

January 27, 2019

There are two types of people in this world. The first type is those who are aware of the waste disposal process and follow it. The second type is those who are confused about how the process works. Earth has been a home for many types of species. Its flourishing forests and oceans are sustainable living c...

JV football’s resilient defense brings home the victory

JV football’s resilient defense brings home the victory

Joshua Baxter, Staff Writer

October 28, 2018

The Carlmont Scots JV Football team overcame a flurry of penalties to edge out the Woodside Wildcats 26-21, winning their respective league. Winners of their last eight games, the Scots improve to 8-1 overall and 5-0 intraconference while Woodside drops to 6-2-1 and 4-1. The Scots will look to continue...

Adoption fair helps local cats find homes

Adoption fair helps local cats find homes

Nihal Karim, Staff Writer

January 20, 2018

With so many homeless cats and kittens around the world, including an estimated 70 million homeless cats in the United States alone, adoption fairs make it possible for them to find new, loving homes. The Pet Club in San Mateo contributes to this effort by hosting a weekly cat and kitten adoption fair. “We have the fair...

Lady Scots defeat Sequoia in the last home game of the season

Lady Scots defeat Sequoia in the last home game of the season

Sophie Lynd, Highlander Editor-in-Chief

October 24, 2017

Seniors on the varsity girls' water polo team played their last game at the Aquatic Center. The game began as cheers from the bleachers filled the Aquatic Center as the Scots wished their seniors good luck in their last home game. "I think it was a really great home game for all the seniors to...

JV baseball continues winning streak

JV baseball continues winning streak

Katrina Wong, Staff Writer

April 27, 2017

Carlmont JV baseball defeated Burlingame with a final score 8-3. Increasing their league record to 7-1 and overall record to 19-1.  “We were doing a great job offensively and had spot-on defense. We were just able to get runs and get confident throughout the game, which contributed to our win,” ...

Carlmont softball tames the Homestead Mustangs

Carlmont softball tames the Homestead Mustangs

Adrian Cunningham, Staff Writer

March 15, 2017

Carlmont varsity softball continued their perfect season on March 14 against Homestead High School.   The victory was led by a strong pitching performance by Mailey McLemore, a junior. A few hits late in the game and errors committed by the Homestead defense put runs on the board that McLemore an...

Heritage Fair: each bite giving a taste of home

Heritage Fair: each bite giving a taste of home

Nastasja Stahl, Staff Writer

March 13, 2017

Tables are set across the pavement, each of them holding signs with food prices and labels proudly decorated in colorful designs. Students clamor around each booth, waving money in the air as club members take each order. The quad, like most days, is full. On February 23, however, it's different from...

Searching the stars for a new home

Searching the stars for a new home

Denton Silfvast, Staff Writer

February 21, 2017

The colonization of distant planets is often dismissed as science fiction. However, NASA’s Kepler Space Observatory is working nonstop in order to discover planets that may act as a second home for humanity. Kepler Space Telescope is currently whizzing around the earth at 13,180 miles per hour...

Boys varsity defends home turf in thriller

Boys varsity defends home turf in thriller

Jonny Pappas, Staff Writer

February 9, 2017

With the starting senior center-back Jack Mclean out with a knee injury, the team had to rally behind junior Ethan Leong and boy did he step up. On Feb. 8 the Scots beat Menlo-Atherton 3-2 on a late go-ahead penalty shot goal by senior captain Dro Avetian. The game got off to a roaring start as...

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