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Samantha Chu

Samantha Chu

2017-2018, 2018-2019, 2019-2020

Samantha Chu is a senior at Carlmont High School. She loves to edit articles and enjoys giving advice to her writers. Outside of school, she plays softball for a travel team and practices every day. She also likes to read and play with her dog. Portfolio: https://samantha-chu-2020.weebly.com Twitter: @s_chu_88  ...

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Editorial: AP classes shouldn’t have finals in June

Editorial: AP classes shouldn’t have finals in June

Editorial Staff, Site Editors
May 14, 2019
Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Before the week of May 6, students in Advanced Placement (AP) classes rush to study all of the course's material in preparation for the big AP exam. AP tests assess the student's knowledge on the subject and determine whether the student should be given college credit for the course. Students wil...

Editorial: Black Friday sales should only be on Friday

Editorial: Black Friday sales should only be on Friday

Editorial Staff, Site Editors
November 23, 2018
Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Black Friday used to be a one-day event where shoppers would rush into stores to buy as many discounted items as possible within the 24 hours. Now, most stores give shoppers the luxury to start shopping on Thanksgiving, the Thursday before Black Friday. Black Friday is a day in which many stores...

Homecoming spirit from all angles

Homecoming spirit from all angles

Talia Fine and Kimberly Mitchell
October 28, 2018
Filed under In-Depth, Multimedia

Carlmont had Homecoming Oct. 21 to Oct. 26, the week consisting of Powderpuff football, spirit days, class competitions, the assembly, and an all-school dance. Check out this in-depth multimedia project that takes a look at elements of homecomings here, as well as around the nation.

Students and staff adjust to minimum day

Students and staff adjust to minimum day

Samantha Chu, Managing Editor
March 16, 2018
Filed under Campus

It's around noon, and the bell rings. On normal schools days, it would be lunchtime. However, on March 16, it's the end of school. These shortened days are known as minimum days, when class periods are 30 minutes long, meaning that school ends at 12:12 p.m.   "Usually, we have a minimu...

Softball players locked out of bathroom facilities

Softball players locked out of bathroom facilities

Samantha Chu, Managing Editor
March 9, 2018
Filed under Campus

Unbeknownst to many students at Carlmont, there are young children on campus. And they're taking over the bathrooms near the softball field. Located in G1 and G2, Happy Campers' new daycare opened at Carlmont on March 1. According to Principal Ralph Crame, it was implemented because the Sequoi...

Carlmont JV softball defeats Burlingame in their final game

Carlmont JV softball defeats Burlingame in their final game

Lucy Gibbs, Staff Writer
May 14, 2017
Filed under Sports

Carlmont's JV softball team has been dominating their opponents all season. And even though their offense started off slow against the Panthers on April 11th, the Scots prevailed 7-2 in the final game of the season. Carlmont was eager to end their season on a high note, and the stakes were high ent...

Staff Profile
Editorial Staff

Editorial Staff

2018-2019

The Scot Scoop editorial staff strives to maintain reliable reporting while covering the hard-hitting topics that interest our community. Content on Scot Scoop is managed, reviewed, and maintained by the editorial staff. Staff members and editors use a variety of tools and methods to produce, edit,...

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About Us

August 11, 2011
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Carlmont Journalism is a nationally renowned media arts program run by the students of Carlmont High School. Our staff of 70 people works to deliver the latest news to our student body of 2,200, their families, and the community. News, within our school and beyond, is important to us, so we are comm...

About

August 11, 2011
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Founded in 2010, Scot Scoop News is a student-run journalism website by the students of Carlmont High School’s journalism class. All articles published are written by staff members or the site editor. The current Editor-in-Chief is Kaylee George. Our current editor team consists of Sarah Cheung, Talia...

Students with borderline grades stress as finals near

Students with borderline grades stress as finals near

Viveka Kurup, Staff Writer
May 21, 2019
Filed under Campus

With three weeks left until finals, many students find themselves scrambling to get their grades up. Certain students from Carlmont High School, such as those with borderline grades, find themselves in a tough situation. Borderline grades are those that are at the brim of turning into an either...

Autism jokes create harmful environment

Autism jokes create harmful environment

Samantha Chu, Managing Editor
January 17, 2018
Filed under Features

Two boys walk down C-hall. As they approach the end of the hallway, they see a girl playing Roblox on her computer. One boy turns to the other and says, “That’s autism.”  Though autism is not a joke, they still laugh at the insult. Autism spectrum disorder, also known as autism or A...

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