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Students camp out in the library to study for the upcoming exams, as work piles up and teachers begin finalizing grades. Im stressed that Ill do poorly on the final and theres nothing I can do about it, said sophomore Lyra Cunningham.
Students and teachers alike prepare for finals week
Emma Wu, Staff Writer • December 3, 2023

As excitement about ice skating, hot chocolate, and winter break buzzes around the campus, the end of the semester is creeping up on students;...

The presidents and officers of Liv Organic promoting their club and the Carlmont club fair. From left to right the students are Emelia Lee, Jayden Lee, Nathan Paris, Arthur Bernadi, and Haeley Kwok. “Whether it be for academic, athletic, or mental purposes, we strive as a club to make it so that all students can utilize healthy habits to better their lives in any shape or form,” Jayden Lee said.
LivOrganic Club educates students on staying healthy
Mateo Golomb, Staff Writer • December 2, 2023

LivOrganic, a newly founded club at Carlmont, is taking action to ensure students stay healthy, active, and aware of what they are eating. According...

In some classrooms across campus, students put their phones into numbered phone pouches at the start of class. Putting phones away at the start of class makes students more present, according to Maddie Fox, a Spanish teacher at Carlmont.
Teachers and students adapt to new technologies in education
Kerem Olgun, Staff Writer • December 1, 2023

Technology continues to become more prominent in post-pandemic educational settings, and teachers and students have attempted to find a balance...

The F hall floods with students as the bell rings. Students surround one another from every direction, but students with the F-U walk have to pick up the pace in order to make it to their next class on time.
Students curse the F-U walk
Audrey Navasca, Staff Writer • November 30, 2023

Sweat, stress, and speed walking. About a quarter-mile long trek, every year, students get assigned the infamous F-U walk from F hall to U...

After indulging in a hearty Thanksgiving feast, Americans are discarding perfectly good food, contributing to the concerning issue of food waste.
Thanksgiving food leads to excess waste
Nathan Paris, Staff Writer • November 30, 2023

Thanksgiving, an American holiday built upon the values of family and gratitude, is increasingly becoming known for a less festive issue: food...

Workers at Honey Bear Trees put wooden bases onto Christmas trees. When farmers get the tree seedlings, they have already grown for one to three years at a nursery.
Honey Bear Trees sets the scene for merry memories
Antonina Mikriukova, Staff Writer • November 28, 2023

As a means to carry on festive spirits from Thanksgiving, American families often find themselves rushing to Christmas tree lots to embark on...

As soon as the Stanford Shopping Center opens on Black Friday, shoppers go from store to store, eagerly looking for deals. Almost every store at the Stanford Shopping Center has an online retailer, causing many consumers to browse products from their homes or on-the-go instead of in-store.
Online shopping dominates Black Friday weekend sales
Audrey Gong, Staff Writer • November 27, 2023

With just a simple click, holiday shoppers conveniently purchased gifts and personal items online over the Thanksgiving weekend while sitting...

Baileys shares their irish cream coffee with attendees who are 21 or over. Theres a lot of variety. Theres a little bit of everything. Theres tea, theres chai, theres coffee. So overall, its a great event, said Sev Bastilyan, an attendee of the festival.
San Francisco Coffee Festival brews up excitement
Sienna Reinders, Staff Writer • November 19, 2023

To highlight the city's rich coffee culture, the San Francisco Coffee Festival is held annually to bring together coffee enthusiasts, roasters,...

A photo taken on Aug. 9, one day after the fires sparked and caused insurmountable damage. Areas of Lahaina are still smoking as the fire continues to smolder.
Picking up the pieces of Lahaina
Jackson Sneeringer, Scot Scoop Editor • December 4, 2023

Some people watch the moon from afar and admire its bright qualities.
Humanity reaches beyond the stars
Rei Baxter, Staff Writer • December 1, 2023

Photo on the left is courtesy of Bill Ring and photo on the right is courtesy of Devin Hyde.
The road to the NFL
Alessandra Tremulis, Scot Scoop Podcast Editor • November 30, 2023

As the modern world evolves to appreciate diversity, participation in golf, especially for women, has dramatically increased in recent years, bringing impactful changes to the sport and its players.
A new era ‘fore’ female golfers
Kara Kim, Staff Writer • November 29, 2023

Head coach Ryan Freeman makes numerous halftime adjustments to prepare for the second half. Freeman talked to the team about where to pass the ball and the intensity that he wanted.
Scots escape with win against Lincoln
Ishaan Abhyankar, Staff Writer • December 3, 2023
Freshman Nolan Wong runs towards the ball with defenders around him. This occurred during the last ten minutes of the second half when the Scots had many opportunities to score. Ultimately, Wong was unable to convert this action into a goal.
Scots fall short to Bellarmine in Carlmont Cup
Gregoire Scherrer, Staff Writer • December 3, 2023
Freshman Nicole Franklin runs side by side with a player from the opposing team, trying to get the ball. Franklin is excited for the season as this is her first year playing soccer for Carlmont. “I think we did pretty good today, especially since this team has freshmen and not everybody has played together before,” Franklin said.
Scots and Lancers lock up in a tie
Daniella Smit, Staff Writer • December 1, 2023
The new Shop Tab on TikTok allows shoppers to conveniently browse for products while staying in the app. I think people like the idea that they can shop in one place and don’t need to go off the platform and go somewhere else, like to a website or into a store,” said Claire Mulhern, the head of Small Business Sales at TikTok.
TikTok Shop reinvents the online shopping experience
Emi Sim, Staff Writer • December 3, 2023
Isa Haggarty, a sophomore, puts on the Summer Fridays Lip Butter Balm in Brown Sugar. This is an example of a shade that should be included in more Sephora Holiday Sets, according to Haggarty. I really like this shade, I feel like it really works for everyone and its great for the fall, Haggarty said.
It's holiday season at Sephora, but not for everyone
Reina Subramanian, Staff Writer • November 30, 2023
Carlmont students love sporting their sneakers. Sophomore Andrew Dent cherished his blue Jordan 1s.
Carlmont's popular kicks show modern shoe trends
Abdus-Sami Khalak, Staff Writer • November 26, 2023
Like a boy stuck on his own island, Ben Romanowsky occasionally feels isolated in his community, having few Jewish individuals to fall back on.
Israel-Hamas War: Student perspectives
Emma Goldman and Ben Romanowsky November 27, 2023
As people continue to work around the clock without breaks, due to hustle culture, it has been described as being similar to running on a hamster wheel due the state of perpetual busyness.
Opinion: It's time to unveil the harmful effects of hustle culture
Katherine A. Zhang, Staff Writer • November 28, 2023
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The student news site of Carlmont High School in Belmont, California.
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