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

In the United States, around 6.3 million pets enter animal shelters every year and about 4.1 million of them are adopted.
Editorial: You should adopt, not shop for your pets
Editorial Staff and Soleil Dam March 22, 2023

The term “pandemic pet” may sound familiar to many people who have recently brought an animal into their home. According to a Rover survey...

Kids should have access to digital literacy classes to gain crucial skills necessary to become mindful internet consumers.
Editorial: We need to implement digital literacy classes
Editorial Staff and Annabel Chia March 15, 2023

The internet is always right.  Most people have heard this phrase tossed around before in their lives. The speaker might have jokingly tossed...

Teen vaping has popularized over the last decade, reaching epidemic proportions.
Editorial: We need to clear the air on teen vaping
Editorial Staff February 3, 2023

Vaping, while initially developed to deter adults from conventional smoking, has become an accessory of teenage life. Since 2014, vape pens...

As local news sources are declining in number, it has become more important than ever before to support local sources.
Editorial: Local news is worth saving
Editorial Staff December 15, 2022

Recently, the town I live in, San Mateo, was left without a mayor. I discovered this almost by accident when, while scrolling on Instagram, I...

People gather to vote in the elections, though prisoners cannot do the same in a majority of states.
Editorial: Give back voting rights
Editorial Staff and Sophie Gurdus December 5, 2022

The United States is a proud beacon of freedom, of justice, of democracy. We wave our flag high and proud, especially come election time. And...

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...

Large news publications like the New York Times often publish discriminatory things that would be unacceptable for smaller, less influential news outlets to publish. It is time they were all held to the same standard and larger publications were held accountable for the ways in which they use their power and influence.
Editorial: Big news publications need to be criticized fairly
Editorial Staff and Ujala Chauhan November 28, 2022

You’re asked, “Hey, did you read the news?” as you’re taking a sip of your morning coffee. “Yeah,” you respond because you have....

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...

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