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Scot Scoop News

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

Scot Scoop News

Greer Stone looks for a slideshow for his AP Government class, his signature pumpkin spice latte sign displayed on his desk.
Staff Profile: Greer Stone teaches a new definition of success
Lindsay Augustine, Highlander Managing Editor — September 27, 2022

Dodging trees and hordes of people as they walk across the paved stones of upper D-Hall, a student might hear the lyrics to “September” as...

A billboard outside Carlmonts senior parking lot promotes Attendance Awareness Month.
Attendance Awareness Month leaves many students upset
Sienna Reinders, Staff Writer — September 27, 2022

The month of September has brought an emphasis on Attendance Awareness Month and a lack of acknowledgment for Suicide Prevention Awareness Month,...

A student waits patiently at the end of the lunch line. Students stand in lines near the student union to pick up lunch, sometimes for most of their lunch breaks.
Carlmont kitchen staff chops lunch line times
Rebecca Von Tersch, Staff Writer — September 25, 2022

"I'm going to pick up lunch today."  Many things come to mind when one hears this phrase; long lines and a variety of menu options, for example....

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Left: Edvard Munchs The Scream. Right: An image generated by the artificial intelligence program Midjourney in response to the prompt, screaming figure on a bridge in front of a sunset.
Opinion: AI 'art' is not a threat
Andrew Shu, Staff Writer — September 21, 2022

The term "artificial intelligence" (AI) has become daunting to many artists. This year, images generated by machine learning programs, including...

Angry fantasy football owner sends hate tweet to Christian McCaffrey after he gets injured mid-season.
Opinion: People take fantasy football too seriously
Austin Li, Staff Writer — September 20, 2022

To some, fantasy football is merely a fun activity to do with friends and family during the NFL season. However, to others, fantasy football...

9/11 impacts Sikh Americans disproportionately as they have to deal with the after-effects of Islamophobia.
Opinion: 9/11 still terrorizes Sikhs
Jasneh Kour Sasan, Staff Writer — September 16, 2022

The first murder victim of a 9/11-related Islamophobic hate crime was not a Muslim. He was a father, son, and entrepreneur. On September 15,...

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Freshman Alyssa Ison serves a ball during the third set against Half Moon Bay.
Scots tame Cougars in resounding victory
Aidan Lynd, Staff Writer — September 21, 2022

In a statement win, the Scots dominated the Half Moon Bay Cougars three sets to none in their varsity volleyball match on Sept. 20, turning the...

The Scots’ offense lines up before a play against the Santa Clara defense.
Carlmont varsity football staves off Santa Clara
Cameron Badiey September 18, 2022

It wasn’t easy, and it wasn’t pretty, but Carlmont left Friday night with a 17-7 victory. Offensive turnovers and opportunistic defenses...

Junior Evelyn Welton reaches for the ball.
Scots clip the Ravens' wings in rivalry win
Rintaro Sato, Staff Writer — September 17, 2022

Carlmont varsity girls volleyball flocked into the win column Thursday in a sweep of three sets against a crosstown rival, Sequoia Ravens, backed...

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Hailey North, a senior, signs up for Green Team during Carlmont High Schools annual Clubs Fair, an event for clubs to recruit new members.
Poll: What was your favorite part of Club's Fair?
Sophia Schreiber, Staff Writer — September 20, 2022
A user shows the different ways to use certain elements from Widgetsmith and Color Widgets.
3 widget apps to fidget with
Maddy Mercado, Staff Writer — September 19, 2022
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Many high school seniors are left with many questions about where to attend school.
Editorial: We need to destigmatize getting an associate’s degree
Editorial Staff September 20, 2022

When many students graduate from high school, they are often already committed to a 4-year college or university that they plan to attend. A...

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9/11 impacts Sikh Americans disproportionately as they have to deal with the after-effects of Islamophobia.
Opinion: 9/11 still terrorizes Sikhs
Jasneh Kour Sasan, Staff Writer — September 16, 2022

The first murder victim of a 9/11-related Islamophobic hate crime was not a Muslim. He was a father, son, and entrepreneur. On September 15,...

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