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Teachers continue the battle over fair pay

Teachers continue the battle over fair pay

Ethan Tarnarider, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017


Filed under News

Teachers are not paid enough—that's already established. But now, many elementary teachers in San Mateo and San Carlos are threatening to go on strike if they do not get their contracts negotiated in their favor. As of late, teachers who are dissatisfied with their pay and the districts' position...

San Carlos votes on school board representatives

San Carlos votes on school board representatives

Emma Romanowsky, Staff Writer

November 22, 2017


Filed under News

  Neil Layton along with current board members Kathleen Farley and Carol Elliot win the three vacant San Carlos School District school board positions in the election on Nov. 7. Neil Layton and Thomas Vigdal were new candidates who opposed the incumbents to fill the last available slot. ...

San Carlos residents look for new ways to be inclusive

San Carlos residents look for new ways to be inclusive

Connor Rickson, Staff Writer

November 12, 2017


Filed under Campus

The city of San Carlos is known as "The City of Good Living" and some are looking to make it even better. On Nov. 4, teens from the San Carlos Youth Advisory Council walked around Laurel Street handing out window clings. These clings were produced by the San Carlos Welcomes Everyone project to prom...

Scots win a close game over San Mateo

Scots win a close game over San Mateo

Briana McDonald, Segment Producer

November 11, 2017


Filed under ScotCenter, ScotCenter: Sports

Briana McDonald reports on the Carlmont football game against the San Mateo Bearcats on Friday, Oct. 6.

San Carlos elementary schools encounter another construction delay

San Carlos elementary schools encounter another construction delay

Connor Rickson, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017


Filed under Campus

San Carlos elementary schools' plans are thrown off again with the construction delays of Charter Learning Center and Mariposa Upper Elementary. The San Carlos School District plans to create a new campus for Charter Learning Center after sharing a campus with Tierra Linda Middle School for 17 y...

San Carlos School District participates in California ShakeOut

San Carlos School District participates in California ShakeOut

Emma Romanowsky, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017


Filed under News

Hundreds of San Carlos students dropped, covered, and waited as they participated in California’s Great ShakeOut earthquake drill on Oct. 19 in The Great California ShakeOut. The Great California ShakeOut occurs annually to encourage emergency preparedness. It was established in response to the...

San Carlos Art and Wine Faire celebrates its 27th year

San Carlos Art and Wine Faire celebrates its 27th year

Nina Heller, Staff Writer

October 8, 2017


Filed under News, Top News

With fall arriving, community members braved the heat to attend the San Carlos Art and Wine Faire from Oct. 7-8 in downtown San Carlos. The Art and Wine Faire occurs every fall and is sponsored by the San Carlos Chamber of Commerce. Along with art, there is a kid zone, live music all day, a car s...

San Carlos voters prepare to hit the polls in school board election

San Carlos voters prepare to hit the polls in school board election

Nina Heller, Staff Writer

October 5, 2017


Filed under News

San Carlos voters will hit the polls on Nov. 7 for a school board election in the San Carlos School District.   As the voting date nears, sample ballots have been sent out to registered voters. Sample ballots can assist voters in the voting process once they reach the polls and assure that they s...

San Francisco protesters rain down on white supremacy

San Francisco protesters rain down on white supremacy

Connor Lin and Talia Fine

August 15, 2017


Filed under News, Top News

Rain sprinkled down on San Francisco City Hall as 500 protesters lit candles to stand in solidarity with Charlottesville, Virginia. As the wind blew signs across the park, citizens stepped forward to share the stories of prejudice and injustice in their lives. On Aug. 12 in Charlottesville, Virginia, a "...

San Francisco rallies against white supremacy

San Francisco rallies against white supremacy

Sophie Penn, Segment Producer

August 14, 2017


Filed under ScotCenter, ScotCenter: News

Sophie Penn reports on the Charlottesville counter-protest at San Francisco City Hall.

San Mateo County hosts a photography contest

San Mateo County hosts a photography contest

Kaitlyn Gates, Staff Writer

April 28, 2017


Filed under News

The San Mateo County/Silicon Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau just announced the opening of the 2017 Play by the Bay Photography Contest. The contest is open to all students in San Mateo County. “Photography is a way to express yourself and is a fun way to save moments in a picture form,...

Demonstrators call for rejection of Gorsuch

Demonstrators call for rejection of Gorsuch

Justin Som, Staff Writer

April 3, 2017


Filed under News

In San Francisco, a small force of white canvas tents and demonstrators gathered at the steps of Justin Herman Plaza. Displaying signs that said "We Object -- The People's Defense," the participants were part of a movement in 13 cities across the United States called "The People's Filibuster." They were there for one reason -- t...

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