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

This sign post lost its battle against rain and wind

Large storm is far from a drought-buster

Victor Li , Staff Writer February 9, 2015

While the snow-weary East Coast braces itself for a potentially historical blizzard, California along with the rest of the western border is drenched by a powerful storm that could be one of the largest...

A HPV vaccination is administered in San Paulo, Brazil.

Shots fired over vaccination policy

Becca Garner, Staff Writer February 7, 2015

In a 21st century lifestyle, vaccinations are a common form of insurance that parents buy for their children. This is all fine and dandy, until your child comes home with a highly infectious viral...

An unhealthy but still happy Disneyland. Get your tickets, but make sure you get vaccinated.

Disneyland catches a bad case of measles

Victor Li, Staff Writer January 26, 2015

All of a sudden Disneyland became the itchiest place on Earth. While influential figures and established foundations are taking progressive steps to cure cancer and HIV, 2015 started off with a surprising...

New Orleans, 2002. Protesters rally to end marijuana prohibition on Rampart Street.

Will the Golden State be the next Green State by legalizing marijuana?

Becca Garner, Staff Writer January 21, 2015

Febreeze and eye drops are a stoner’s best friend. Without them, you could land yourself in the back of a police car at any moment, and your whole future could evaporate in the time it takes to spark...

Belgian police officers stand watching for threats of terrorist attacks.

Belgian police stop terrorist plot

Stuart Vickery, Staff Writer January 20, 2015

Belgian police halted a terrorist plot Thursday, Jan. 15 that aimed to kill police officers across the country. The United States has been collaborating with Belgium to prevent the attacks, an effort...

Students with too much homework struggle to get an ample amount of sleep each night.

Students struggle with excessive amounts of homework

Mia Hogan, Staff Writer January 20, 2015

With higher demands and standards for  academic achievement, students face a 10 hour school day, longer than most adults with a paid working job. Although the school day only lasts on average seven...

Kim Jong-un, the leader of North Korea

Who’s to blame for the Sony hack?

Stuart Vickery, Staff Writer January 14, 2015

This November, Sony Pictures Entertainment experienced a hack that released significant amounts of private and classified information. The hack led to the release of private information such as planned...

Police investigate the scene of French terrorist attacks at the Paris Charlie Hebdo Office

Terror in France escalates militant Islam conflict

Becca Garner, Staff Writer January 13, 2015

Nearly 15 years ago, America became the target of Al-Qaeda’s aggression against democracy in the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. Many terrorist organizations have appeared in...

One of the greatest public universities in the world, UC Berkeley has provided students with affordable to free education since 1868, though this may not be the case anymore.

UC system increases tuition

Victor Li, Staff Writer January 12, 2015

Arguably the greatest public education system in the world, the University of California institution will not be as affordable and accessible as it once was. Because the UC system is underfunded by...

Spare the Air extinguishes the flames

Spare the Air extinguishes the flames

Mia Hogan, Staff Writer January 12, 2015

Although California’s recent rainfall has provided comfort to locals due to the  four year drought, the state faces another pressing environmental issue. This week, Northern California has been under...

Obama said, “You can come out of the shadows.”

Obama speaks about new immigration policies

Hannah Young, Staff Writer December 16, 2014

In an age where immigration laws are frequently changing, up to date knowledge on legal policies is important, especially to Californians. On Nov. 20, 2014, President Obama delivered a speech explaining...

Students who use online forums to share their art and photography have to stay alert to the uses and distribution of their creative property in order to stay aware and in control.

Guard your creative property closely

Aria Frangos, Scot Scoop Editor December 3, 2014

In the words of musician Taylor Swift, "art is important and rare. Important, rare things are valuable. Valuable things should be paid for." Yahoo does not appear to agree, since on Nov. 20 the company...

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