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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

Carlmonts 2021 clubs fair provides an overwhelming amount of new interests!
Cartoon: Clubs Fair Presents Endless Opportunity
Glydelle Espano, Staff Writer — September 24, 2021

Despite the Carlmont administration posting notices discouraging students from wasting valuable restroom resources, paper towels and toilet paper are still being misused.
Cartoon: Restroom Resources Gone to Waste
Andrew Shu, Staff Writer — September 23, 2021

 

Health personnel operate Carlmonts on-campus COVID-19 testing area.
COVID-19 vaccine mandate lies in district hands
Inaaya Omer, Staff Writer — September 22, 2021

In the late 1960s, it was a question of seatbelts versus personal rights. Today's circumstances pose the same question, but with vaccines.  According...

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Many students suffer from mental health issues that can be exacerbated by triggers.
Editorial: Trigger warnings should be added to school content
Editorial Staff September 22, 2021

Content warning: this editorial discusses topics that may be triggering to certain readers.  Messages with warnings about subject matter...

Law enforcement and justice systems can access data like emails and phone calls from citizens without warrants.
Opinion: You do have something to hide
Anita Beroza, Scot Scoop Editor — September 20, 2021

For the past 19 years, the National Security Agency (NSA) has been collecting data on every single U.S. citizen. Any phone call, email, text...

When students sign up for activities they have no genuine interest in, solely because they look good, it is only unproductive for colleges or themselves.
Opinion: Don't do extracurriculars solely for college applications
Jessica Conley, Staff Writer — September 17, 2021

“It’ll look good on your college applications.”  Ask any high school student; they can attest to the constant barraging....

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Scots player Natache Adan spikes a ball between two opposing defenders.
Scots hunt down Wildcats in volleyball match
Davinder Josephson, Staff Writer — September 24, 2021

Following two disappointing losses last Saturday and the struggle of their head coach stepping down, the Carlmont girls varsity volleyball team...

Owen Finigan, a senior, takes a shot against Aragon.
Scots fail to counter the Dons
Anika Marino, Staff Writer — September 23, 2021

Carlmont Scots varsity boys water polo lost 10-6 against the Aragon Dons in a challenging game filled with counterattacks. The Dons started...

Coach McNinch offers words of advice and encouragement to players before the start of the 4th quarter.
Girls varsity water polo drowns in bad calls
Aidan Lynd, Staff Writer — September 21, 2021

Controversial officiating and long game delays led to an upsetting loss for the Carlmont Varsity girls water polo team in Monday’s game against...

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Quiz: What's your aesthetic?
Rebecca Von Tersch, Staff Writer — September 25, 2021
A student leans on their wrist as they start to fall asleep in class.
Poll: How tired are you?
Hanna Kryhina, Staff Writer — September 20, 2021
There are many different colors. Which one is your favorite?
What your favorite color says about you
Rebecca Von Tersch, Staff Writer — September 15, 2021
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Many students suffer from mental health issues that can be exacerbated by triggers.
Editorial: Trigger warnings should be added to school content
Editorial Staff September 22, 2021

Content warning: this editorial discusses topics that may be triggering to certain readers.  Messages with warnings about subject matter...

Social media has allowed widespread thought and discussion on current issues, but it’s essential to make your own opinion instead of adopting someone else’s.
Editorial: We need to form our own opinions
Editorial Staff, Editorial Staff — September 7, 2021

In an age where each like, comment, and repost is public, people feel more and more pressure to assimilate into the majority. At the same time,...

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