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.

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Americans consistently let reprehensible behavior for their own partys politicians slide. This needs to stop.
Editorial: Americans need to start holding their own party’s politicians accountable
Editorial Staff November 15, 2021

Chants of “I’m with her,” “Love Trumps hate,” and “P-ssy grabs back” rang out across the country as millions of people took to...

Prominent news organizations are straying further and further from fair, neutral reporting. Many news organizations are coloring their coverage of events with political biases.
Editorial: Objectivity is dying in journalism
Editorial Staff November 8, 2021

Go on The New York Post's website and scroll through the headlines. Click on a few articles and read through them. Then do the same for MSNBC....

People experiencing an undiagnosed common cold or flu should not attend school if there is a potential of a COVID-19 illness. For the safety of others, students must be able to complete school work from home.
Editorial: Carlmont staff needs to accommodate student sickness
Editorial Staff November 1, 2021

A year and a half of virtual school may not seem that long, but it will be a time that is never forgotten for too many high school students. Carlmont...

A Christmas-themed display sits in a local Target during October.
Editorial: Premature marketing for holidays encourages overconsumption
Editorial Staff October 28, 2021

It might seem fun to start your holiday shopping months in advance, but there are downsides to this activity. When businesses display holiday-related...

With the growing usage of social media platforms, being conscious of your digital footprint is important.
Editorial: Being conscious of your digital footprint is more important than ever
Editorial Staff October 19, 2021

Our digital footprints are becoming more important now than ever, and many people, especially adolescents, are refusing to heed the warnings. The...

The land in this photo is part of the traditional territory of the Ramaytush Ohlone people.
Editorial: Learn the history of the land you stand on
Editorial Staff, Editors — October 11, 2021

The land we stand on is stolen land. It was never ours to begin with. It was stolen from the Indigenous peoples that had lived on it for centuries...

Allies unite and protest in solidarity with the black community fighting police brutality. This is an example of meaningful action.
Editorial: We must be mindful of our activism
Editorial Staff October 3, 2021

Giving a voice to the unheard sounds great on paper but fails to be as black and white when put to the test. Oftentimes when those coming from...

Throughout the course of the 2021 California recall election, the state has become a battleground for Republicans and Democrats to clash political views.
Editorial: Two party system leads to propaganda
Editorial Staff September 29, 2021

Whether you were closely following the California recall election that ended Sept. 14 or not, you likely saw at least one advertisement for it...

Many students suffer from mental health issues that can be exacerbated by triggers.
Editorial: Trigger warnings should be added to school content
Editorial Staff September 22, 2021

Content warning: this editorial discusses topics that may be triggering to certain readers.  Messages with warnings about subject matter...

Protestors in Texas rally together to stand against the passage of the anti-abortion and voting restriction laws HB2 and SB1.
Editorial: America is regressing
Editorial Staff September 12, 2021

Vigorous attacks on affordable healthcare and environmental protections. Justifications and sympathy for white supremacy by our nation's former...

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