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On Feb. 13, 2023 three students were killed in the Michigan State University shooting. Students set up a memorial in front of the school rock a few days later.  This is an event that the Say Something reporting system is hoping to prevent.
Sequoia District implements anonymous reporting system
Sienna Reinders, Staff Writer • September 12, 2023

Sequoia Union High School District implemented an anonymous reporting system this school year to prevent acts of violence and ensure the safety...

Carlmonts 2023 signed athletes pose together for a final photo.
In Photos: Carlmont signing day
Evan Leong, Scot Scoop Editor • June 13, 2023

Ravi Hasan enjoys the moment as he performs music in the school quad.
Student Profile: Music strikes a chord with Ravi Hasan
Rintaro Sato, Segment Producer • June 7, 2023

Pursuing a music career may be daunting for many, but there are few more fit for the task than senior Ravi Hasan. Hasan, who will attend the...

Carlmont Class of 2023 Post-Graduation Map
Carlmont Class of 2023 Post-Graduation Map
Grace Wu, Highlander Managing Editor • June 1, 2023
As the Class of 2023's time at Carlmont draws to a close, these seniors anticipate exciting post-graduation plans.
Too Good To Go sells surprise bags filled with leftover food from restaurants, cafe, and supermarkets.
Too Good to Go tackles food waste on a budget
Masha Rozenfeld, Staff Writer • September 21, 2023

Amidst the global struggle of food waste, resulting in more than one-third of all food being thrown away, Too Good To Go has emerged to turn...

The after effects of the one-child policy are coming back to haunt China as the Chinese population declines rapidly, resulting in economic turmoil within the country.
China’s economic crisis sparks hope for an American comeback
Jasneh Sasan, Staff Writer • September 15, 2023
Analyzing the causes and effects of China's rapid economic decline and its implications for American hegemony.
After receiving a call about a burning Chevrolet Silverado near Redwood Shores, the San Mateo Fire Department and other authorities quickly arrived at the scene. The wreckage of the vehicle was put out and cleaned up before being towed away approximately an hour after the call. Despite its dangerous nature, nobody was hurt in the incident.
Breaking News: Vehicle catches fire in Redwood Shores; no injuries
Rintaro Sato and Oliver Fichte June 3, 2023

A white Chevrolet Silverado caught fire this afternoon on the corner of Marine Parkway and Island Parkway near Redwood Shores. There were no...

SMCLAEG volunteers train in order to always remain prepared in the case of an emergency or disaster within the community.
SMCLAEG stays prepared for disaster
Isabella Zarzar, Staff Writer • May 30, 2023

Every year, millions of farm animals die due to natural disasters. Floods, extreme temperatures, wildfires, and other events present grave risks...

Sophomore slot receiver Bella Wilson runs with the ball in hand, trying to avoid the opposing team. Despite her efforts, her flag was quickly ripped off. Overall, Wilson was able to rush 25 yards and obtain one tackle.
In Photos: Varsity flag football crushes Aragon in first official match
Sophia Schreiber, Staff Writer • September 14, 2023
ASB Vice President Nicholas Tolod leads a Screamin Scots chant during the fourth quarter. ASB members successfully increased school spirit despite the game occurring on a school night. As long as the people on the track are having fun, then I think the people in the stands are gonna be able to feel that energy and have fun. Just getting the crowd going is really our main goal, Tolod said.
In Photos: Scots revive spirits for whiteout game
Inaaya Omer, Highlander Managing Editor • September 9, 2023
Boys varsity volleyball reached the CIF NorCal round for the first time in school history.
Live from the field: Varsity boys volleyball continue historic season against Nevada Union
Rintaro Sato, Segment Producer • June 5, 2023
Recent and upcoming Disney remakes, such as The Little Mermaid (2023) and Snow White (2024), present a diverse cast of characters and controversial plot reimaginings.
Disney’s live-action remakes fuel a broader diversity and inclusion discussion
Alice Lan, Staff Writer • September 13, 2023
The practice of remaking classic Disney animated films has raised questions about the corporations priorities.
Opinion: Disney has lost its magic
Serenity Corbett-Richardson, Podcast Producer • June 1, 2023
The journey begins with the Trailblazer (Stelle or Caelum, depending on the gender option you pick) partner up with Dan Heng and March 7th and travel alongside them to various worlds, meeting new people and getting into trouble along the way.
Review: 'Honkai: Star Rail' marches through a stellar release
Sophia 'Gummy' Sunbury, Staff Writer • May 22, 2023
Amidst the shadows, teens struggling with suicidal thoughts report feeling trapped in despair.
The unseen epidemic: teens struggle in the face of suicide
Rei Baxter, Staff Writer • September 6, 2023

The Bendis family from Beachwood, Ohio, lost 16-year-old Abigail Bendis to suicide in 2017. Jamie Smith*, a local student and teenager, won...

A safety presentation replaces the traditional lockdown-barricade drills from previous years. This change was influenced by the school districts policy changes.
Schools implement new policies to improve shooting drills
Rachel Alcazar, Scot Scoop Editor • June 7, 2023

Students have become accustomed to drills for various emergencies – fires, shelters-in-place, and lockdowns.  In past lockdown barricade...

A harmonious blend of urban and natural elements in the city of Anshun, located in Guizhou, China.
Opinion: Urbanization’s hidden costs create a need for green spaces
Arianna Zhu and Katherine A. Zhang May 29, 2023

“Starlight, star bright, first star I see tonight: I wish I may, I wish I might, have this wish I wish tonight.”  Gone are the days when...

Food from school lunches such as sandwiches and vegetables are often thrown away by students.
Schools are experiencing an increase in food waste from school lunches
Sienna Reinders , Staff Writer • May 29, 2023

The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) has helped enormously to prevent hunger for kids with food insecurity. But in recent years, students...

The American film industry continues to fool viewers into thinking they are coming out with revolutionary new films, when most are some variation of the original.
Opinion: The American film industry has become creatively stagnant
Katherine A. Zhang, Staff Writer • September 19, 2023
Teachers waste time telling a classroom full of children or adults that certain behavior is disrespectful or awful. Shouldnt this be common sense already? We are perfect in every shape and form and we never do anything to harm each other.
Satire: Ethics education is useless
Erik Cheng, Scot Scoop Managing Editor • May 31, 2023
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The student news site of Carlmont High School in Belmont, California.
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