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.

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

Scot Scoop News

Local restaurants, such as The Office, are increasing their capacity as California nears its reopening date of June 15.

Businesses respond to an uncertain labor market

Hudson Fox, Staff Writer May 31, 2021

As the state of California nears a planned reopening date of June 15, many local workers and business owners are grappling with how to adapt to a post-pandemic world. Reports of labor shortages both nationally...

Norma McCorvey, widely known as Jane Roe, and her lawyer stand outside the Supreme Court in 1989. At this time, the Supreme Court was trying Webster v. Reproductive Health Services, a case that could have overturned Roe v. Wade.

New Supreme Court case challenges Roe v. Wade

Lindsay Augustine and Andrew Tolu May 30, 2021

A new Mississippi court case threatens to unravel some protections provided to women by Roe v. Wade, a landmark decision in the abortion rights debate. The Mississippi state legislature passed a...

Opinion: Real lives deserve real change

Opinion: Real lives deserve real change

Kaylene Lin, Scot Scoop Editor May 25, 2021

Liz Cheney was removed from her position as Chair of the House Republican Conference after a voting on May 12 among the Republican Representative members.

Liz Cheney removed from House Republican Conference Chair

Keegan Balster and Zachary Kinder May 22, 2021

Since the Jan. 6 riot in the Capitol, former Republican house chair and Wyoming Representative Liz Cheney has been staunchly anti-Trump. Immediately following the riot and the former President’s impeachment...

The SUHSD Board of Trustees culminates an extensive search process with the selection of Dr. Darnise Williams as the new superintendent for the district.

SUHSD selects new superintendent

Noah Braunstein, Staff Writer May 17, 2021

On April 14, the Sequoia Union High School District (SUHSD) announced at the Board of Trustees meeting that they’ve hired their new district superintendent, Dr. Darnise Williams. With ample background...

Social media has a large presence in student society as a place where many can express themselves in any way they want. Should schools have the power to exhibit rules on the platforms?

Supreme Court tackles school and social media case

Keegan Balster and Zachary Kinder May 13, 2021

As one of the traditional pillars of a democratic society, freedom of speech has faced constant attempts to define and redefine its parameters.  This is especially true regarding the free speech rights...

India battles enormous COVID-19 crisis

Chelsea Plunkett, Segment Producer May 13, 2021

In February of 2021, India was recording low numbers of COVID-19 cases. However, the second wave in India began in April, causing cases and deaths to rise rapidly, even breaking records. Hospitals are...

Trippie Redd has released a new single,

Trippie Redd heavily markets new single on TikTok

Amogh Dhumal and Parsa Kazerani May 8, 2021

Rapper Trippie Redd collaborated with fellow artist Playboi Carti for their new single, "Miss the Rage," which came out on May 7, after arousing hype from the rap community for several months. Initially...

Sadie Scott and Kyra Slattery create and lay out earrings for their business, Femme Fatale.

Femme Fatale helps customers find their inner femme

Marrisa Chow and Sophie Gurdus May 7, 2021

All good things start from somewhere. That’s what Sadie Scott and Kyra Slattery like to think. The two are co-owners of Femme Fatale SF, an ever-evolving jewelry company that started from a sparkly hot...

University of California, Los Angeles received a 28% increase in freshman applicants. This year, they had 139, 500 freshman applicants, making it the most applied university in the nation.

Passionate applicants stand out during UC’s 2021 admissions process

Amber Chia , Staff Writer May 6, 2021

As a high school student scrolls through TikTok in mid-March, they watch an overwhelming amount of students get rejected from the various University of California colleges. Later that month, the statistics...

Many restaurants are struggling during the pandemic, but others have found new ways to stay afloat. For instance, some restaurants on Laurel Street in San Carlos:

Local restaurants navigate the pandemic

Oliver Fichte, Staff Writer May 5, 2021

Restaurants have been struggling ever since the pandemic began in early 2020. With so many sudden changes in health regulations and COVID-19 ordinances, many small restaurants have gone under, while some...

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