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A Carlmont swimmer dives into the water to begin a race versus Burlingame High School.

Scots swim past Burlingame with eyes set on PAL finals

April 20, 2019

The Carlmont swim teams completed the four-way sweep of Burlingame High School in their final meet before Peninsula Athletic League (PAL) qualifiers. On Senior Day, the Scots swam hard and fa...

Josh Camerino, a senior, races his siblings amidst the Swim a Thon.

Memorial Scholarship Swim-a-Thon honors Clara Tao

May 22, 2018

The Carlmont community suffered a loss recently with the passing of Clara Tao — a beloved community member and parent of Carlmont alumni. Clara Tao, as a USA swimming official,...

Rachel McCrea, a freshman on the JV girls' team, embraces her teammates after the Scots take all four PAL titles at the Bay Division finals.

Scots make history sweeping PAL finals with a four-title win

May 7, 2018

Two years ago, winning all four PAL titles would be unheard of. However, after years of hard work, that once far-fetched dream became a reality when not one, not two, but all...

Students are separated by lanes according to their swimming capability to practice freestyle.

Suiting up for swim unit causes anxiety

April 1, 2018

Dread. The feeling shared by most Carlmont freshmen as fourth-quarter swim unit begins. In order to ensure that all students are capable of swimming in any environment, Carlmont...

The varsity girls' swim team prepares for a race against the Burlingame Panthers on March 9.

Girls varsity swim dives into a new season

March 18, 2018

Last year's swim season wasn't quite what the Carlmont varsity girls' swim team was expecting. The squad was defeated much sooner than they anticipated, and the high expectations ...

Two girls trying out for varsity dive into the pool to start their warm-up laps.

Carlmont swimmers dive into tryouts with great confidence

January 30, 2018

The bell rang for the end of the school day, and students rushed to the swimming pool. Friends conversed and shared a few laughs in the bleachers while waiting for everyone else...

Carlmont and Woodside swimmers dive off the blocks to begin the heat.

Carlmont swim team prevails against Woodside

March 26, 2017

Carlmont's swim team competed against Woodside on March 23. It was a landslide victory, with both the girls and the boys varsity teams ending on top. The varsity girls finished ...

Carlmont swimmers practice under the trained eyes of their coach at practice on Feb. 16.

Carlmont swim team starts their preseason with a splash

February 27, 2017

The Carlmont swim team began its preseason practices in order to prepare for their upcoming swim meets which start March 9. The practices are structured to push the swimmers to...

Junior Alejandro Aguirre swims his breaststroke event.

Swimming Scots lose to rival Bears

March 30, 2016

Carlmont's swim team competed and lost in a meet against Menlo-Atherton (M.A.) High School on March 29. The overall score was 415-293. The varsity boys won with a score of 98-72,...

Freshman Tiffany Chung swims her breaststroke event.

Carlmont sweeps Bay Division at PAL preliminary swim meet

May 9, 2015

The Peninsula Athletic League (PAL) preliminary swim meet was held on May 6 and 7 at Burlingame High School. Composing the Bay Division of PAL are high schools Aragon, Burlingame,...

Summer is here and the swim season is over.

Scots reflect on the swim season

May 23, 2014

As the 2014 swimming season came to a close, some of the players reflected on the best parts of their year. The swimmers worked towards putting their best times up on the board....

Alex Chan lives to swim

Sarah Adams, Staff Writer

April 6, 2014

For sophomore Alex Chan, swimming is a way of life. Chan first made the boys varsity swim team in the 2013 season as the only freshman of the year. Now, he is heading into his season with Carlmont's varsity team in the 2014 season, and his fourth year as a competitive swimmer. Chan said, “Swimming has been important to me for practically all my life.” Daily life for Chan is waking up for morning practice, going to schoo...

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