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

Two professional sumo wrestlers face off in the dohyo ring. (AdobeStock/Mtaira/ Commons Zero)
Sumo wrestling in America — Destined to become huge?
Kiana George , Segment Producer — November 10, 2021

Each day, 100 sushi rolls are completely demolished, 10 bowls of an incredibly nutrient-dense stew are inhaled, and another five bowls of rice...

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Plants can fall victim to a host of plant diseases from poor treatment. To keep plants healthy and alive, it is essential to provide them with proper care and identify and treat diseases if they arise.
The root of the problem
Kat Tsvirkunova, Social Media Managing Editor — November 8, 2021

When that first foliage turns brown on your potted plant or when the leaves on your succulent start molding, you realize there is a problem....

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As a result of confinement to societys rules, it is common to see many men wearing seemingly rigid or happy faces; But, behind the curtain of strength, they experience issues such as depression and anxiety.
Lifting the curtain of strength
Sabrina Lo, Video Managing Editor — November 8, 2021

On the verge of tears, after living on the edge for weeks, barely grasping at straws for help, he was shoved away with the words: "be a man."  Depression...

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Carlmont Riot Grrrls including Litvak (far right) and Austin (second from the right) after a lunchtime meeting.
Meet the modern Riot Grrrl
Chesney Evert, Podcast Producer — November 5, 2021

The telephone poles on Alameda de las Pulgas are usually empty, save for a few lost bird signs or flyers urging pedestrians to visit a yard sale.  Most...

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Imposter Syndrome forces individuals to feel a need to hide the fact that they dont belong.
An invisible mask
Amber Chia, Staff Writer — November 3, 2021

Upon opening her inbox, she sees an unread email with the subject title "Internship Application Update." She clicks the email expecting a rejection...

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Noe Foehr cheers for her water polo team at a match.
Stigmas for women in sports
Allison Raisner, Staff Writer — November 3, 2021

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Ralph Crame, the principal at Carlmont High School, prepares for his busy day at work by first looking at his abundance of emails.
Administration: Beyond the surface
Catherine Eikelbarner and Lucy Lopshire November 2, 2021

According to Ralph Crame, the principal at Carlmont High School, there are around 2,600 students on campus. To make the school a safe environment,...

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Along with the larger decorations such as lights and ornaments, the pier is decorated with small bows and details that add to the festive feeling.
HapPIER Holidays lights up SF with cheer
Erik Cheng, Staff Writer — December 2, 2021

Planned and executed by Pier 39, San Francisco's waterfront is decorated with lights and houses multiple tourist attractions.  In addition...

Organized retail theft has spread across the Bay Area, with robbers taking off with substantial amounts of merchandise.
String of retail robberies prompts safety concerns and law enforcement action
Grace Wu, Staff Writer — December 1, 2021

On Nov. 15, nine people armed with hammers smashed jewelry cases and took off in Concord. Another robbery was reported at Louis Vuitton in San...

California and San Francisco public health departments confirmed the case was caused by the Omicron variant after conducting genetic sequencing at the University of California, San Francisco.
Breaking News: Omicron variant lands in California
Leanna Gower, Scot Scoop Managing Editor — December 1, 2021

The United State’s first case of the Omicron variant was confirmed by U.S. health officials in San Francisco earlier this morning, Dec. 1. The...

People search for a tree through monitored and cultivated Christmas trees farm.
O Christmas tree thy leaves disappearing
Erin Kee, Staff Writer — December 1, 2021

ICU beds, ventilators, computer chips, diapers, sour patch kids, and boba. With the holiday season around the corner, we can add Christmas trees...

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