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

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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

Some students spend their summers taking college courses. "You actually can get both high school and college credit," Mayra Arellano, Director of High School Transition & Dual Enrollment, said.
Students choose to take college courses over summer
Isa Khalak, Staff Writer — June 9, 2021

Summer college courses have numerous benefits, but they can be very rigorous. Undeterred by the challenging classes, many students choose to take these courses to explore their interests and begin their...

In the contest, students create posters and slogans to spread the ideals of Carlmont’s Respect Policy.
Design contest promotes Carlmont's Respect Policy
Andrew Shu, Staff Writer — May 19, 2021

Amidst a turbulent time of discord and hatred, respect and acceptance have become increasingly necessary. As the school year concludes, students have been encouraged to submit slogans and posters to help...

Carlmont students on the San Carlos Youth Advisory Board assembled a mental health resource workshop with professionals from OneLife Counseling Center.
Carlmont students organize mental health resources
Ava Litvak, Staff Writer — May 19, 2021

Students have almost made it. The first school year of distance learning is coming to a close. But as the isolation of 2021 continues to take its toll on mental health, therapeutic practices remain crucial. As...

Students ramp up preparations for finals
Students prepare for finals
Thomas Banner-Haimes May 18, 2021

This year of online school has been an adjustment for all students and staff, but with finals coming soon, students have started to ramp up their preparations.  Finals start May 28 and continue June...

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Opinion: Some topics are not worth your time
Anita Beroza, Scot Scoop Editor — June 7, 2021

As activism becomes more common online, there’s an unhealthy expectation for those who participate in it to be engaged with all topics all the time. While social media can be an excellent place to spread...

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 While vaccines are rolling out to younger age groups in the U.S., other countries are struggling with new COVID variants.
ScotSkim: COVID-19 variants, vaccines for tweens, and patents
Maya Campbell, Staff Writer — May 14, 2021

What Happened: The situation concerning COVID-19 in India is one of the worst in the world. Case numbers are skyrocketing, and it doesn't seem like it is getting better anytime soon.  What are the...

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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.