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

A press conference is one of the many ways a journalist can get information, but the person being interviewed should not be the only source of information.
Editorial: Journalists need to do better
Editorial Staff November 29, 2022

Warning: Article contains links to vulgar content that may be distressing for some readers. Fake news is everywhere. It is the disappointing...

Relying on a credit card and living paycheck to paycheck are two ways younger adults quickly fall into substantial debt.
Editorial: High schoolers aren’t prepared for financial freedom after graduation
Editorial Staff November 18, 2022

While reaching adulthood, often synonymous with graduating high school, comes with new freedoms, it also comes with new responsibilities, especially...

Students should have a voice in the discussion of what books are assigned for class.
Editorial: We need to turn the page on assigned readings
Gabrielle Shore and Editorial Staff November 9, 2022

Books are portals to fictional worlds. In flipping through their pages, one can traverse the galaxy with The Little Prince, gaze out to sea alongside...

A member of the public researches online sources at a local library.
Editorial: There should be a government organization responsible for streamlining academia
Editorial Staff November 1, 2022

The internet has become a hub for all types of information as 46% of Americans use internet searches to inform their decisions. However, since...

Anxiety continues to be a topic of concern for health agencies nationwide.
Editorial: Screening kids for anxiety is not enough
Editorial Staff and Marrisa Chow October 19, 2022

Earlier this week, the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force, a government-appointed health panel, posted their final recommendation that kids...

Voting is available through mail or many choose to visit polling stations.
Editorial: We need to engage in local elections
Editorial Staff and Annabel Chia October 11, 2022

Casting a voice is a demonstration of democracy– a practice utilized by Americans for centuries. Although the notion of democracy has faltered...

The tipping screen at a local boba shop that is takeout only.
Editorial: Tipping on takeout needs to become the norm
Editorial Staff October 6, 2022

Tipping when ordering takeout or getting a coffee was considered a perhaps unnecessary nicety prior to COVID-19; now employees rely on takeout...

A student-created poster recognizes Suicide Prevention Awareness Month near the quad.
Editorial: Suicide Prevention Awareness Month deserves greater recognition
Editorial Staff September 27, 2022

Outside of Carlmont High School, a flashing message has appeared on the electronic announcement board for almost a month: "September is Attendance...

Many high school seniors are left with many questions about where to attend school.
Editorial: We need to destigmatize getting an associate’s degree
Editorial Staff September 20, 2022

When many students graduate from high school, they are often already committed to a 4-year college or university that they plan to attend. A...

People protest for their safety in school.
Editorial: Lives of United States citizens are worth more than a gun
Editorial Staff and Julia Roseborough May 31, 2022

Today is day 148 of 2022. In 148 days, the United States has experienced 214 mass shootings. A mass shooting occurs when four or more people...

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