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JV girls basketball team dominates Chargers on the court

JV girls basketball team dominates Chargers on the court

Audrey Luey, Staff Writer

December 8, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top News

The JV girls basketball team defeated the Wilcox Chargers in a home game with the final score of 49-8 on Tuesday, Dec. 4. While only being a few games into the season, the Scots lacked general team communication, but their strong defense allowed them to pull ahead early in the first quarter. "General ...

Santa leaves his sleigh and arrives by helicopter

Santa leaves his sleigh and arrives by helicopter

Pablo Pinilla, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018


Filed under News, Top News

Santa Claus is coming to town but not in the usual way. On the rainy morning of Dec. 1, Santa flew into the Hiller Aviation Museum by helicopter to bring Christmas joy to children and their families. The Hiller Aviation Museum is an aircraft history museum at the San Carlos Airport. It was fou...

Hometown Holidays spreads Christmas joy

Hometown Holidays spreads Christmas joy

Ailee Lim, Staff Writer

December 4, 2018


Filed under News, Top News

As the seasons change and fall rolls into winter, Christmas celebrations begin. The annual Hometown Holidays celebration took place on Dec. 1 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Some activities featured were a craft and children's fair, photos with Santa, fake snow, a parade, a tree lighting, and performances...

‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ uses humor to compensate for lack of substance

‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ uses humor to compensate for lack of substance

Molly Donaldson, Staff Writer

December 3, 2018


Filed under Reviews, Top News

What do Gal Gadot, Disney princesses, and eBay all have in common? They're all prime examples of how Disney uses pop culture icons to captivate the audience in its latest animated flick, "Ralph Breaks the Internet." While creating the widely anticipated sequel to "Wreck-it Ralph," filmmakers capitalized...

Students donate food for families in need

Students donate food for families in need

Francesca D'Urzo, Staff Writer

November 26, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

With the spirit of the holiday season, ASB held their annual food drive in order to give back to the community by collecting canned food donations for those in need. The food drive began on Nov. 13 and ended on Nov. 20. Throughout the week, students were encouraged to bring in canned foods and non-pe...

Carlmont ‘rams’ through Willow Glen to earn first playoff victory in 28 Years

Carlmont ‘rams’ through Willow Glen to earn first playoff victory in 28 Years

Joshua Baxter, Staff Writer

November 19, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top News

The Carlmont Scots varsity football team put aside missing last year's playoffs and blew by the Willow Glen Rams during Saturday's neutral playoff game. The Scots made short work of the higher seeded Rams, earning a 28-7 victory (Scots 5th seed, Rams 4th). The Scots will play the top-ranked Independe...

Cheerleaders jump into competition preparations

Cheerleaders jump into competition preparations

Robyn Stein, Staff Writer

November 16, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top News

The Carlmont cheer team is preparing for the Jamz Slam City, a cheer and dance regional competition, at the Cow Palace on Saturday, Dec. 1. They may be nervous, but all of them show excitement in their preparation and are determined to do well in their performance. It will be their first competit...

Smoke on the water: Bay Area shelters from Camp Fire smoke

Smoke on the water: Bay Area shelters from Camp Fire smoke

Scot Scoop Staff

November 16, 2018


Filed under In-Depth, News, Top News

As of Nov. 15, the Bay Area has the worst air quality in the world. In this breaking news piece, we answer your most pressing questions about the smoke invading our communities, including Carlmont's response to canceling school and how you can help victims.

Belmont honors veterans at Twin Pines Park

Belmont honors veterans at Twin Pines Park

Rachel McCrea, Staff Writer

November 16, 2018


Filed under News, Top News

The late morning sun shines through the trees of Twin Pines Park in Belmont, dappling the stone of the Veteran’s Memorial. The haunting notes of a bagpipe quiver in the air. It is Nov. 12, 2018, and the community of Belmont is gathered to honor their military veterans. This was the second annual Veteran’s Day E...

Camp Fire smoke burns sports schedules

Camp Fire smoke burns sports schedules

Mandy Hitchcock, Staff Writer

November 13, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

Up north, desperate evacuees flee the flames. Down here, residents are under an unsaid house arrest while a thick smoke drapes over the Bay Area city skylines. The spark that would evolve to the deadliest wildfire in the state’s history began early last Thursday morning, Nov. 8, in Butte County...

‘Nobody is Above the Law’ protesters demand accountability

‘Nobody is Above the Law’ protesters demand accountability

Nina Heller, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018


Filed under News, Top News

The sun may have been setting, but the people were just beginning to rise. On Thursday, Nov. 8, protesters gathered at Courthouse Square in Redwood City at 5 p.m. as part of a nationwide protest against President Donald Trump forcing Attorney General Jeff Sessions to resign. “People are he...

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