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The normality of gun violence

The normality of gun violence

April 20, 2019

Progress is made through trial and error. Without trial, there will be no progress. This can be applied to gun violence. America is divided over all aspects of guns, but most of all, they are divided on how to combat gun violence. There are so many solutions for gun violence, but by spending t...

Block schedule is met with controversy

Block schedule is met with controversy

Kevin Shimizu, Staff Writer

April 13, 2019

For the past few weeks, students at Carlmont High School have experienced annual standardized testing periods that are accompanied by a two-day weekly block schedule. Instead of the usual 50-minute classes, students must now endure class periods that last for 105 minutes. With longer periods, students...

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

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...

Model United Nations offers an avenue to express political opinions

Model United Nations offers an avenue to express political opinions

Adrian Cunningham, Staff Writer

October 17, 2017

While many students talk about their days during lunch, some speak of the lack of civil liberties students in third world countries experience on a daily basis. These discussions are held by students attending Carlmont’s Model United Nations club. Model United Nations, or Model UN for short, is a club founded b...

Conservatives at Carlmont look to share opinions

Conservatives at Carlmont look to share opinions

Maya Benjamin, Staff Writer

October 10, 2017

In the liberal climate of Belmont, not everyone is always comfortable sharing their conservative views, but the students in the Conservatives of Carlmont club are different. Founded by Ryan Versen and Jordan Brandenburg for the 2017-2018 school year, the Conservatives of Carlmont club meets every ...

Carlmont shares opinions on the holiday spirit

Carlmont shares opinions on the holiday spirit

Leea Ivanel, Staff Writer

December 16, 2015

With winter break approaching, the "holiday spirit" can be felt booming all around. But what exactly is the holiday spirit? Is it just Santa Clause hats and peppermint coffee? As it turns out, the holiday spirit means a wide variety of things depending on who is asked. Freshman Gianna Lippi...

Students share opinions on current skiing season

Students share opinions on current skiing season

Leea Ivanel, Staff Writer

November 19, 2015

Skiing is a sport that has been around since the Last Ice Age and the Paleolithic period, around 43-45,000 years ago, according to an BBC Travel article. The "sport" was originally a necessity, used for traveling and hunting during the frozen winters of Europe and Asia. Today, skiing is a form of e...

Students share opinions on block scheduling

Students share opinions on block scheduling

Celine Yang, Scot Scoop Editor

October 29, 2015

When the Carlmont administration discussed the possibility of block scheduling, the news spread like wildfire. Students and teachers voiced their opinions, with some teachers even taking the time during class to share their thoughts. During block schedule, the current six or seven periods are replac...

Changes in hot lunch, yet no change in student opinions

Changes in hot lunch, yet no change in student opinions

Danielle Hamer, Scot Scoop In Depth Editor

October 4, 2013

Changes made to the food sold at Carlmont’s lunchtime vendor brings the same varied student opinions considering taste, appearance, health, and value, just as the hot lunch has in recent years. Labeled as “Pit Stop,” three kiosks that sell hot meals during lunch are conveniently placed around ca...

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