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Holiday season brings holiday grams

Holiday season brings holiday grams

Samantha Chu, Staff Writer

December 6, 2017


Filed under Campus

It's that time of year again. Lights hanging outside of buildings shine brightly in the night sky, Christmas music starts playing in every restaurant, and people rush to stores to do their gift shopping. It's officially the holiday season, and with the holiday season comes holiday grams for Carlmont. AS...

Hundreds of puppies and kittens look for a home this holiday season

Hundreds of puppies and kittens look for a home this holiday season

Kim Mitchell, Staff Writer

December 6, 2017


Filed under News, Top News

With the holiday spirit finally arriving in San Francisco, so have hundreds of kittens and puppies wishing for a family of their own this holiday season. For over 30 years, the San Francisco Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has partnered with Macy’s to show off its adoptable pets in hopes that passersby may bring a new addition, or multiple additions, to their family. With holiday-themed names like “Yams,” “Potato,” and “Turkey,” more than 65 animals ha...

Cross country runners prepare themselves for the upcoming track season

Cross country runners prepare themselves for the upcoming track season

Aaron Trierweiler, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017


Filed under Sports

Carlmont cross country runners are actively preparing themselves for the season to come as the track season comes ever nearer.    Despite constantly working on school work and with other things going on in their lives, the cross country runners still find time to be able to up their game through tr...

Belmont Christmas tree lighting rings in the holiday season

Belmont Christmas tree lighting rings in the holiday season

Nina Heller, Staff Writer

November 27, 2017


Filed under News, Top News

No sooner did the red and orange Thanksgiving decorations come down, did the green and red Christmas decorations come up. On Monday, Nov. 27, the Carlmont Village Shopping Center hosted the Belmont Christmas Tree Lighting and Holiday Boutique. From 3:30 to 6:30 p.m., local artisans sold goods, Santa and...

Belmont Craft Faire kicks off holiday season

Belmont Craft Faire kicks off holiday season

Andrew Shen, Staff Writer

November 27, 2017


Filed under News

Belmont kicks off the holiday season with a craft fair encouraging city residents and neighboring communities to join in. On Nov. 18,  Belmont hosted its annual Holiday Craft Faire where vendors sell the arts and crafts that they have made. “The purpose of the event is to kick off the holidays for Belmont and our neighboring co...

JV soccer falls to the Cherokees in their first game of the season

JV soccer falls to the Cherokees in their first game of the season

Alexander English, Staff Writer

November 23, 2017


Filed under Sports

Carlmont junior varsity girls' soccer suffered their first defeat of the year in a 4-0 loss against Sequoia High School on Monday, Nov. 20. Carlmont has a strong rivalry against Sequoia, having narrowly lost to them at the end of their last season, making this game hold much significance for many...

Warriors spark excitement in new season

Warriors spark excitement in new season

Daniel Friis, Staff Writer

November 14, 2017


Filed under Features

Sixty-seven wins and 15 losses. Four All-Stars. Best record in the NBA. Best ever playoff record for an NBA team. Two championships in three years (according to NBA.com). Some would refer to these facts as “video game statistics,” which are statistics that are so unheard of, they can only be accompli...

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,...

Varsity volleyball’s season comes to an end

Varsity volleyball’s season comes to an end

Mackenzie O'Connell

November 2, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top News

"Bump, set, and spike" comes to an end as the varsity volleyball team has had a rewarding season. Throughout the fall season, the Scots have won 27 games and only lost four games.  With vigorous practices and inspirational teamwork, the team came together and had positive results for the 2017-20...

Boys’ soccer tryouts kick off the season

Boys’ soccer tryouts kick off the season

Sophie Lynd, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top News

During the 2016-2017 season, boys' varsity soccer ended with a 3-0 conference record and 6-1-2 record overall. Try-outs held the week of Oct. 30 foreshadow what's to come in the 2017-2018 season. These try-outs serve mainly as training as most of the players have just finished their club seasons....

Businesses capitalize on Halloween season

Businesses capitalize on Halloween season

Andrew Shen, Staff Writer

October 28, 2017


Filed under News

With Halloween fast approaching, local businesses prepare for the holiday in many ways.   Some businesses have reduced prices on everyday goods found at their stores. “We’ll have sales on our treats and costumes. The sale happens the day before and the day of Halloween,” said Dolly’s...

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