Scot Scoop News

Varsity volleyball barely pulls through with a victory

Varsity volleyball barely pulls through with a victory

Mackenzie O'Connell, Staff Writer

October 21, 2015


Filed under Sports

The Lady Scots won a tight victory against the Half Moon Bay Cougars on Oct. 20 as the score bounced back and forth between Carlmont and the underestimated Cougars. The scoreboard held close scores throughout each of the three sets as the teams played neck and neck in hopes of a victory. Team Captain...

Journalism breaks through in Carlmont Cup

Journalism breaks through in Carlmont Cup

Celine Yang, Staff Writer

September 29, 2015


Filed under Campus, Top News

It was a showdown. In a round of capture the flag, two opponents circled each other, eyes on the prize. Everyone else had been eliminated, and now the game entered sudden death. Suddenly, senior Taran Sun reached out and snatched the flag and just like that, it was over. After breaking an intense...

Addison Lewellen inspires students through literature

Addison Lewellen inspires students through literature

Adriana Ramirez, Staff Writer

September 10, 2015


Filed under Campus

English teacher Addison Lewellen is already loving the student environment at Carlmont after just a few weeks of school. “The students have been great. They’ve been very welcoming. I love how willing they are to open up and share things about their lives with their classmates,” said Lewellen. ...

Feminism through the lens of chocolate

Feminism through the lens of chocolate

Veronika Dvorakova, Art Director/Columnist

April 8, 2015


Filed under A Dash of Sass, Opinion, Top News

My father walked in on me having a passionate affair with a plate of brownies again. A very similar scenario took place about a month earlier, except I was stuffing my face with a Ghirardelli chocolate bar. All that remained of it by nightfall was a crumpled wrapper.  I am not particularly ashamed of my tend...

Unwinding after a long day through song writing

Unwinding after a long day through song writing

Connie Yi, Staff Writer

March 18, 2015


Filed under Student Bios

Three minutes is all that it takes. Senior Nisha Aeri has used music and composing to cope with stress all her life. Aeri writes lyrics to express her inner feelings about all aspects in life. Her three minute songs help her get through the rough days of a high schooler. "I started writing lyrics...

Reducing stress through small acts of kindness

Reducing stress through small acts of kindness

Jessica Adair

September 1, 2014


Filed under Activity Bios

The life of a high school student is a stressful one. With countless amounts of homework and tests, extracurricular activities, and college applications, there is hardly ever time to take a break. According to the 2013 survey conducted by the American Psychological Association (APA), 83 percent of...

Striving for sustenance through politics and science

Striving for sustenance through politics and science

Arianna Bayangos, News Editor

August 29, 2014


Filed under Campus

While many at Carlmont are passionate about spreading environmental awareness, senior James Xie intends to pursue a career in which he can further research the field of sustainable energy. Xie said, "Somebody has to do the [research] and I find it fun and exciting. It's a cold field so there's a...

#BringBackOurGirls seeks justice through social media

#BringBackOurGirls seeks justice through social media

Dana Benelli, Staff Writer

May 12, 2014


Filed under Top News

When 276 girls in Nigeria were abducted from their school and international news remained silent, protesters employed an innovative weapon: the power of social media.

Life Through the Camera Lens

Life Through the Camera Lens

January 15, 2014


Filed under Features, Lifestyle January

Ever heard the saying, "Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer”? This quote, originally from the movie "The Godfather," is one of many movie quotes used in real life scenarios. With Oscar winning movies such as "The King’s Speech" and "Titanic," it's hard not to notice the influence of movi...

Linda Garvey’s family ties shine through in her teaching

Linda Garvey’s family ties shine through in her teaching

Jessica Adair, Staff Writer/Columnist

November 4, 2013


Filed under Campus

For most people, a passion is discovered at a relatively young age and turns into what they dedicate their lives to. This could not be more opposite for US History and AP European History teacher, Linda Garvey, who never took to the idea of becoming a teacher. Garvey had many interactions with children...

Lady Scots pull through

Lady Scots pull through

Kian Karamdashti, Staff Writer

October 2, 2013


Filed under Sports

Girls Varsity Water Polo scrapped through a tough, physical game Wednesday to defeat Aragon 8-5 in San Mateo. After not being able to practice for two days due to a broken pool, the Lady Scots seemed to have a slow start to the game and went down 2-0 early in the first quarter. "Yes, we did have...

Students express themselves through fashion creativity

Students express themselves through fashion creativity

Alyssa Espiritu, Staff Writer

September 20, 2013


Filed under A&E

Unique and individual styles are seen around campus everyday. Carlmont has a diverse student population, mixed with different personalities, and characteristics. There are a variety of students with different styles wearing colored leggings, printed pants, oversized sweaters, Brandy Melville, Nike, ...

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