Scot Scoop News

Chess Club checks all the boxes

Chess Club checks all the boxes

Francesca D'Urzo, Staff Writer

March 17, 2018


Filed under Campus

Though the checkerboard and the racing clock may be intimidating to some, Chess Club strives to educate students on the benefits of playing chess while providing an environment for chess players of all levels to compete with their peers. Chess Club began at Carlmont in 2012 and is currently led by Clu...

Open House offers insight into future classes

Open House offers insight into future classes

Sadie Lyman, Staff Writer

March 16, 2018


Filed under Campus

Carlmont has numerous course selections for its students that allow them to explore their interests, whether they be in art, science, math, or any other subject. When it comes to choosing courses to take, students and parents often feel unaware of what each class offers. Carlmont's annual Open Hou...

Students and staff adjust to minimum day

Students and staff adjust to minimum day

Samantha Chu, Staff Writer

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...

Students express support through nationwide walkout

Students express support through nationwide walkout

Connor Lin, Staff Writer

March 15, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

Enough. Never again. These slogans, along with many posters, social media posts, and heartfelt messages, were spread throughout the Carlmont community in the weeks preceding a nationwide school walkout, which took place on March 14 at 10 a.m. Hundreds of Carlmont students joined the thousands...

Girls’ Tennis Club encourages tennis involvement

Girls’ Tennis Club encourages tennis involvement

Alena Ruhstaller, Staff Writer

March 14, 2018


Filed under Campus

Amid many other well-meaning clubs at Carlmont, the Girls' Tennis Club hopes to introduce people to the sport on and off of campus. The club welcomes all students to join, even if they do not have any tennis experience. As a first-year club at Carlmont, Girls' Tennis Club has 40 members who aim to...

Gun control walkout regulations are determined by school districts

Gun control walkout regulations are determined by school districts

Mandy Hitchcock, Staff Writer

March 14, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

Gunshots amidst heart-shaped balloons and boxes of chocolate celebrating St. Valentine’s Day plans were least expected at Stoneman Douglas High School. And yet, heard they were. One month from the death of 17 innocents by gunman Nikolas Cruz, like-minded individuals across the United States of Amer...

Students participate in activities to advocate gender equality

Students participate in activities to advocate gender equality

Maya O'Sullivan, Staff Writer

March 13, 2018


Filed under Campus

What is gender equality? Many students asked this question before Gender Equality Week, which informed them about the true meaning of gender equality and how it extends far beyond equality between men and women. The week of March 5 to March 9 was filled with various activities involving Carlmon...

Carlmont chalk wall spreads positivity

Carlmont chalk wall spreads positivity

Parker English, Staff Writer

March 12, 2018


Filed under Campus

Distractions are always appreciated in the stressful lives of high school students. On March 7 and March 8, the freshman leadership class set up an activity in the quad meant to relieve stress. This activity was a chalk wall where students came to express their artistic ability or just to chat with friends. The mai...

D.E.C.A. convention inspires students for future success

D.E.C.A. convention inspires students for future success

Vincent Wai, Staff Writer

March 12, 2018


Filed under Campus

Graduate college. Build your own successful company. These are the dreams of many participants in the Distributive Education Clubs of America, or D.E.C.A. This type of business education focuses heavily on finance and marketing, which these young entrepreneurs are already getting a taste of. ...

Chamber Music Night showcases talented members of the instrumental music community

Chamber Music Night showcases talented members of the instrumental music community

Charlie McBrian, Staff Writer

March 12, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

Students and parents poured into the Performing Arts Center (PAC) on Friday, March 9 to attend Chamber Music Night. Instrumental Chamber Music Night is a Carlmont tradition in which small groups and soloists perform short selections of instrumental music. "Anything goes," Assistant Instrum...

Carlmont dedicates a week to promoting gender equality

Andrea Butler, Staff Writer

March 10, 2018


Filed under Campus

Gender equality is a goal that is being worked toward on a daily basis worldwide. Here at Carlmont, Gender Equality Week is a week where students can appreciate the rights they have and support others who might not have the same rights. “It's important to ensure that gender equality is recognized a...

The student news site of Carlmont High School in Belmont, California.
Campus