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The leaders of  Screamin' Scots, enthusiastically cheer after Carlmont’s varsity basketball team makes a basket.

Screamin’ Scots cheer on athletes but can be distracting

January 12, 2020

Students cheering in the stands isn't an uncommon sight at Carlmont home games, but whether that cheering helps or hinders the team is uncertain. Carlmont's cheer section, the...

Sophomore Jono Sison energizes the crowd at the beginning of the annual homecoming assembly.

Homecoming assembly raises the bar for the ‘future’

October 28, 2019

As futuristic decor lined the walls and a sense of Carlmont spirit filled the air, the students crowded onto the bleachers of the Terry Stogner gym for the annual homecoming a...

Junior Catherine Dahlberg attempts to shoot a basket for the junior team during one of the many games played in Mini Madness.

Mini Madness ends in a senior victory

March 27, 2019

With the month of March coming to end, ASB holds their annual Mini Madness basketball tournament in order to bring the spirit of March Madness to Carlmont and provide all studen...

Juniors Isabella Mattioli and Emily Nguyen hang up posters advertising for the annual ASB interviews.

ASB interviews spark student involvement

March 4, 2019

As the end of the third quarter approaches, Carlmont’s ASB prepares for next year by holding their annual ASB interviews, providing interested students with the opportunity t...

Kyle Dimick, a senior, and Griffin Soelberg, a junior, lead students through cheers.

Screamin’ Scots meeting brings out school spirit

January 22, 2019

The recent Screamin' Scots meeting on Jan. 17 promoted school spirit amongst Carlmont students. The event took place during lunch and was originally planned to be on Jan. 16....

Soni Kanaya and Chloe Palarca-Wong, both juniors, participate in one of the Holiday Village activities by decorating cookies in the quad.

Holiday Village brings spirit to the quad

December 17, 2018

As students enter the quad, sounds of holiday music welcome them, while scents of pine and freshly baked cookies fill the air. With the arrival of the holiday season and finals week, ASB aims...

Adam Miller playing traditional Irish songs in the Belmont Library during his last concert.

Folk songs bring holiday spirit into the community

December 12, 2018

As the holiday season reaches its peak, songs such as “Frosty the Snowman” and “Jingle Bells” can be heard almost everywhere. However, tunes that are popular today are...

People play in the fake snow pumped out by snow machines.

Night of Lights brings Christmas spirit to Half Moon Bay

December 10, 2018

Christmas spirit is starting to light up the faces of citizens in the Bay Area. The Night of Lights celebration in Half Moon Bay took place on Dec. 7 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. It began with a tree lighting ceremony at Mac Dut...

Santa lands at the Hiller Aviation Museum.

Santa leaves his sleigh and arrives by helicopter

December 5, 2018

Santa Claus is coming to town but not in the usual way. On the rainy morning of Dec. 1, Santa flew into the Hiller Aviation Museum by helicopter to bring Christmas joy to children an...

Shields paints one of his original metal creations. He began to work as an artist after his previous jobs as a mime and actor.

Harvest Festival inspires creative spirit

November 15, 2018

With technology becoming more prevalent in society, it can be hard to find traditional art that still resonates with people. The annual Harvest Festival celebrates small businesses and artists alike....

Family and pets show off their costumes before the parade.

Pets bring Halloween spirit to the elderly

November 4, 2018

At Atria, a senior living community in Burlingame, the residents spent Halloween watching a pet parade to celebrate the holiday. The main purpose of this event is to create social co...

Carlmont students organize themselves in a specific formation to prepare for the water balloon toss activity.

Students unite through schoolwide activity

October 30, 2018

Students from different grade levels went head to head in a schoolwide competition the night before the homecoming assembly. Homecoming dominated Carlmont all throughout last week. One of the man...

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