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As protests for equality continue around the world, it is equally important to stay safe from the coronavirus and violence during the rallies.

Five ways to stay safe from COVID-19 while protesting

June 14, 2020

With Black Lives Matter protests continuing across the Bay Area, it's important to stay as safe and healthy as possible. Here are a few tips on how to handle the pandemic while...

Oh, the Places We'll Go: Class of 2020 Edition

Oh, the Places We’ll Go: Class of 2020 Edition

May 16, 2020

Wondering where the class of 2020 is heading after graduation? Find out here.

How COVID-19 affects upcoming 2020 Presidential Elections

How COVID-19 affects upcoming 2020 Presidential Elections

April 19, 2020

COVID-19 has changed the lives of people worldwide. The pandemic's effects have extended to many aspects of life and changing the way everything is done. As federal, state, and local governments enact social distancing measures and shelter-in-place orders, events are being postponed and canceled. It is essential to stay informed and do as much as possible to decrease the spread of COVID-19. 2020 Election Voter Guide by Hanna Kryhina 2020 Election Important Dates by Hanna Kryhina 2020 Election Recent Events by Hanna Kryhina ...

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...

Swing Club performs to

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,...

A mural of supervisor Harvey Milk smiles down on pedestrians on the corner of 17th and Castro Street in San Francisco.

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...

A voter registration and absentee ballot lies on a table in the Airman and Family Readiness Center.

The 2020 Democratic Primaries: Super Tuesday

March 2, 2020

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

A smaller monitor set up in the corner of A10 allowed other members to play tournament matches during club meetings.

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...

Firefighters with the Camp Pendleton Fire Department combat a fire in the Santa Margarita/De Luz Housing area on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, July 6, 2018.(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Dylan Chagnon)

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...

Seven-year-old Brianna Crozly learns how to play and hold a flute from a volunteer at the Instrument Petting Zoo.

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...

Seven-year-old Brianna Crozly learns how to play and hold a flute from a volunteer at the Instrument Petting Zoo.

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...

Katie Mannion and Colin Welter, both seniors and co-presidents of choir, sing

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...

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