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Stock Market Crash: the change of America’s economy

Stock Market Crash: the change of America’s economy

March 14, 2020

The stock market is an integral part of America's economy. Yet, there are moments in time when just one day can make a world of a difference. The stock market crash on March 9, 2020, has beco...

Heritage Fair recognizes cultures at Carlmont

Heritage Fair recognizes cultures at Carlmont

March 4, 2020

The roar of the crowd echoes in her ears as the spotlight beams, highlighting her still figure. All eyes are on her, and yet, she doesn't falter as she explodes into movement,...

LGBTQ+ history is not coming out of textbooks, keeping teens in the closet

LGBTQ+ history is not coming out of textbooks, keeping teens in the closet

March 3, 2020

Put yourself in the place of an LGBTQ+ high school student. Apart from two days during your life skills class, you have never been taught about your identity. You may believe you...

The 2020 Democratic Primaries: Super Tuesday

The 2020 Democratic Primaries: Super Tuesday

March 2, 2020

All you need to know to prepare for the Democratic primaries and 2020 presidential elections

Carlmont Smash tournament is a ‘smashing’ success

Carlmont Smash tournament is a ‘smashing’ success

January 1, 2020

Bystanders watch eagerly as the two characters onscreen exchange blows back and forth. The players sit hunched, eyes alert, entirely focused on the battle. Their fingers fly across their controllers with practiced ease. Murmurs fill the air as one character takes a direct hit and is launched off the stage, but is able to recover. The battle continues, anticipation heavy in the air as all eyes are on the same screen. This is no friendly challenge. This is the Carlmont Super Smash Bros. tournament. The game Super Smash Bros., also known as Smash Bros. or Smash, is a fi...

When a Tower Falls

When a Tower Falls

November 6, 2019

If you took an image of any of the 15 fires that have afflicted California in the last week, it would look like a snapshot from hell. Here in the Belmont-San Carlos area, the air pollutant PM 2.5 lingers in the air, a cautious reminder of the fires that burn not so far away from where we sit in our classrooms. The fine particle can cause both short-term symptoms, such as eye, throat, and lung irritation, as well as long-term symptoms, including bronchitis and exacerbated respiratory and cardiovascular issues.  According to the Sacramento Bee, wind speeds have reached highs of over 100 mph in Alpine Meadows and Pine Flat Road. Sonoma County is the most deeply affected by b...

Save the Music 2019

Save the Music 2019

October 21, 2019

Not a single student at Carlmont knows a world without music class at school; it was simply a part of their elementary school careers. Fourth and fifth grade meant music class. However, eighteen years ago, this reali...

Multimedia of the month

Multimedia of the month

October 21, 2019

During the month of October, the staff writers of Scot Scoop News pushed the boundaries of presentation to create eye-catching coverage of events both within and outside of the...

Carlmont Choir Cabaret Night has everyone swaying along

Carlmont Choir Cabaret Night has everyone swaying along

October 18, 2019

Carlmont Choir Cabaret Night is a fundraising event for the annual choir trip. It allows students to show off their musical talents and creates a welcoming atmosphere for all involved. Photos...

Carlmont Con allows students to share creative content

Carlmont Con allows students to share creative content

May 20, 2019

Carlmont Con, an event organized by ASB President Valerie Wang, was presented as a quasi-music festival. However, this one would exclusively feature the creative content of Carlmont...

Scots swim their way to success

Scots swim their way to success

May 19, 2019

The Championship Sweep Streak Before the announcer could even finish reporting the final results, the sound of the microphone was drowned out by the shrill screams of the Carlmont Scots. Wit...

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