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Enjoying Starbucks comes at a cost

Enjoying Starbucks comes at a cost

Mariela Ramirez, Staff Writer

April 23, 2019

From seasonal drinks to sweet treats, Starbucks is a place that seems to draw students in whether it’s before or after school. Not only do students from Carlmont High School appreciate the various options Starbucks has to offer, but students from Notre Dame High School, Ralston Middle School, and...

Cherry Blossom Festival promotes Japanese culture

Cherry Blossom Festival promotes Japanese culture

Taisiia Yakovenko, Staff Writer

April 23, 2019

All across the globe, Harumi, a Cherry Blossom Festival, signals the beginning of spring and the end of winter colds. Harumi is a traditional Japanese holiday that is meant to represent the end of winter and showcase the beauty of the blossom. The cherry blossom is meant to be a reminder that all ...

San Carlos Youth Center spreads joy at their monthly dance

San Carlos Youth Center spreads joy at their monthly dance

Camran Hitchcock, Staff Writer

April 22, 2019

On April 19, local middle school students gathered at the San Carlos Youth Center, where a fun-filled night of dancing, socializing, and eating awaited them. Every month, the San Carlos Youth Center hosts a dance catered to the students of the San Carlos middle schools such as Tierra Linda and Central...

The Hiller Aviation Museum opens their runway for a run of a lifetime

The Hiller Aviation Museum opens their runway for a run of a lifetime

Evan Ajuria, Staff Writer

April 19, 2019

Going on a Sunday morning run on an airport runway is not something many people have checked off their bucket list, but this weekend, the Hiller Aviation Museum opened up their doors to the Bay Area community to do just that. As summer approaches, fun runs and 5k runs are beginning to pop up again, ...

Earth Day on the Bay shines spotlight on sea life and scientists

Earth Day on the Bay shines spotlight on sea life and scientists

Talia Schreiber, Staff Writer

April 18, 2019

Hundreds of people explored aquatic exhibits and conversed with scientists on Saturday, April 13, one of the rare days that the Marine Science Institute (MSI) in Redwood City was open to the public. Earth Day on the Bay is MSI's annual opportunity to give the community a glimpse of the research it...

ScotSkim: defiance

ScotSkim: defiance

Nina Heller, Staff Writer

April 18, 2019

North Korea tests a new weapon According to a report from the country's state media, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un inspected and directed a "new tactical guided weapons firing test" on Wednesday. The report did not state what type of weapon was tested or its range. According to U.S. Department of Defen...

Chess tournament brings competitive mindsets to Fox

Chess tournament brings competitive mindsets to Fox

Audrey Luey, Scot Scoop Editor

April 16, 2019

Advantage Chess sponsored their annual scholastic chess tournament at Fox Elementary School last weekend, where over 100 students participated. The chess tournaments serve as fundraisers for the Fox School PTA, as all staff members are volunteers. The club began with about 80 kids, but as chess grad...

What to expect for Barrett’s redesign

What to expect for Barrett’s redesign

Aaron Penn, Staff Writter

April 16, 2019

“One of the great things about Barrett is that it’s almost exactly in the heart of the city,” said Jonathon Hartman. Hartman, along with several others, are working as part of Group 4, an organization hired by the city to facilitate the redesign of Barrett community center. Barrett’s fa...

Velocity Dance Convention recognizes dancers from all over the Bay Area

Velocity Dance Convention recognizes dancers from all over the Bay Area

Anika Bhatnagar, Staff Writer

April 16, 2019

Velocity Dance's combined convention and competition in San Jose allows dancers to test their skills against some of the strongest studios in the Bay Area, but it also opens them up to classes with new and established choreographers. These joint purposes reflect their goal to enhance the skills of the new dan...

ScotSkim: damage

ScotSkim: damage

Nina Heller, Staff Writer

April 15, 2019

Notre-Dame Cathedral scarred by extensive fire Notre-Dame Cathedral was heavily damaged by a fire on Monday night that caused part of its delicate spire to collapse, as well as the roof. The fire filled the skies of Paris with smoke. It broke out around 6:30 p.m. and 400 firefighters have been dep...

Documentary Club welcomes library patrons

Documentary Club welcomes library patrons

Nihal Karim, Staff Writer

April 10, 2019

The Belmont library offers their patrons a wide selection of events. One of these events is the Documentary Club, which meets every second Tuesday of the month to watch and talk about documentaries. “We want to provide access for patrons to opportunities and learning experiences that they may...

ScotSkim: demise

ScotSkim: demise

Maya Benjamin, Staff Writer

April 9, 2019

Nipsey Hussle shot to death Respected community leader and rapper Nipsey Hussle was shot to death on March 31, 2019. Hussle was shot outside of his store, Marathon Clothing, in Crenshaw. A suspect, Eric Holder, was arrested and charged with murder two days after Hussle's death. Hussle was an e...

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