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

Scot Scoop News

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

Scot Scoop News

Carlmont Green Club hosts its last meeting of the semester going over what they have accomplished during the year.
Carlmont clubs provide opportunities in leadership and learning
Ethan Kam, Staff Writer — November 30, 2021

Carlmont school clubs give students a sense of belonging and community with other students while simultaneously allowing them to discover their...

Hanukkah is one of my favorite events of the year. We put up loads of decorations, light at least two different Hanukkahs every night and say the Hanukkah blessings, and give each other presents. We also play dreidel and eat chocolate coins called gelt, said Javin Zipkin, a Carlmont senior.
Jewish students celebrate the first night of Hanukkah
Marlo Jae Lewis, Staff Writer — November 30, 2021

Jewish students at Carlmont are celebrating the Jewish holiday, Hanukkah. It's often referred to as Chanukah, the more traditional spelling,...

A tutor explains different concepts to the student to bring an additional understanding outside of the class.
Students use the tutoring center to their benefit
Micah Cheng, Staff Writer — November 27, 2021

Everyone has struggled with grades before, but each student has their own way of improving their grades. Most students attempt to study more...

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This years seniors are listening more to their envious thoughts when reacting to their peers college decisions.
Opinion: Seniors need to stop ridiculing each other over colleges
Anna Wilkinson, Staff Writer — December 2, 2021

"I would literally die if I went to that school." "Of course you got in; it's so easy to get in there!" "I still can't believe you would...

The foods that deck a persons plate during the holiday season are often beloved with longstanding family recipes, but many of these recipes render garbage dishes.
Opinion: The best and worst of holiday food
Anita Beroza, Staff Writer — November 27, 2021

Holiday foods are delicious treats that remind us of our traditions and culture. But how do many of these dishes actually measure up? Pumpkin...

Many elementary schools have lesson plans that include a reenactment of the first Thanksgiving day feast.
Opinion: You should know the real history of Thanksgiving
Soleil Dam and Mandy Mah November 25, 2021

For many, Thanksgiving is a holiday full of giving thanks, spending time with family, and devouring piles of food. However, for Indigenous communities,...

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Senior Brady Greene drives to the basket with hopes of scoring.
Scots shootout ends with Vikings victory
Isa Khalak, Staff Writer — December 2, 2021

Carlmont's boys varsity basketball team lost a tough battle to the Lynbrook Vikings with a whopping score of 68-59. This dynamic game featured...

Scots double team a Vikings guard to prevent a Lynbrook basket.
Scots beat the Vikings in home opener
Stella Pavao and Lucille Sanders December 1, 2021

As the winter sports seasons ramp up, Carlmont JV boys basketball is no exception. On Tuesday, Nov. 30, Carlmont secured their second win...

A Leland High School Charger attempts a jump shot.
Scots start the season with a hard loss against Leland Chargers
Dylan Crockwell, Staff Writer — December 1, 2021

In a hard-fought basketball game, the Carlmont Scots started off the season with a loss against the Leland Chargers with a final score of 42-27. "We...

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Quiz: Which fall color are you?
Quiz: Which fall color are you?
Hanna Kryhina, Staff Writer — November 29, 2021
Black Friday shoppers stand in a line outside of a store at Valley Fair Mall in Santa Clara.
Is Black Friday still worth it?
Margot Graves, Staff Writer — November 26, 2021
Thanksgiving celebrations traditionally include sharing dishes like turkey and pie.
Poll: What are your plans for Thanksgiving?
Hanna Kryhina, Staff Writer — November 22, 2021
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Americans consistently let reprehensible behavior for their own partys politicians slide. This needs to stop.
Editorial: Americans need to start holding their own party’s politicians accountable
Editorial Staff November 15, 2021

Chants of “I’m with her,” “Love Trumps hate,” and “P-ssy grabs back” rang out across the country as millions of people took to...

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