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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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Adrian Cunningham

Adrian Cunningham, Staff Writer

Adrian is a sophomore at Carlmont High School who in his free time enjoys debating with his friends. He is a prosecution attorney on the Carlmont Mock Trial team and plays attack on Carlmont Lacrosse. @AQC35

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Freedom of speech is an essential civil liberty, especially nowadays with groups who feel oppressed by society. However, at Carlmont, many choose to ignore students who have points of view different from theirs.

Carlmont silences those it disagrees with

February 15, 2018

At Carlmont, students expect that all voices will be heard regardless of race, sexuality, or creed. However, there is still silence from a group that many would expect to be vocal. This group is not...

For many young producers, studios are difficult to come by and even more difficult to rent out and use. Many work out of their bedrooms in bedroom studios.

Music Production Club hosts the next generation of music producers

December 9, 2017

Heavy bass booms out of a speaker’s subwoofers as a loud melody reaches the ears of passersby. These are the sounds of the weekly Music Production Club, founded in order to provide digital musicians...

Christian Club Co-president Kalea Pasion speaks to the members of Christian Club about the upcoming meeting.

Christian Club offers a safe place for Carlmont Christians

December 8, 2017

Every Thursday, a group of students comes together to discuss the Christian faith. This is Christian Club: a place for students who share the same religious beliefs to come together and speak about...

Zaina Abdelrahman, now a junior, speaks in Muslim Fellowship Clubs heritage presentation from 2016.

Muslim Fellowship Club prepares for Heritage Fair

December 3, 2017

In a dimly lit room, students gather around a SMART board watching a Youtube video from February of 2016 about culture and heritage. These students are part of the Muslim Fellowship club, and they are...

Sam Hosmer, a junior, lectures on the issue of the Kurdish Independence Referendum.

Model United Nations offers an avenue to express political opinions

October 17, 2017

While many students talk about their days during lunch, some speak of the lack of civil liberties students in third world countries experience on a daily basis. These discussions are held by students attending...

Justin Sundermeyer performs with the jazz combo On Q Jazz at Performance Club.

Performance Club helps student musicians improve

October 4, 2017

Instruments set, performers ready, and all eyes onstage. Except there is no stage, no formal attire, and, most importantly, no judgment. This is the environment of Performance Club, started by Jason...

Lillian Diesh, a junior, runs downfield awaiting the pass from Caroline Concilla, a senior.

Varsity girls lacrosse send their seniors off with a strong win

May 6, 2017

While many people celebrated Cinco de Mayo, the Carlmont girls lacrosse program celebrated the last regular season game for their six seniors on Friday night. It was quite a sendoff, with the team trampling...

The team gathers in the corner of the court after the game.

Scots and Vikings lay down arms in an unorthodox volleyball tie

April 28, 2017

Silence precedes the serve. Players crouch readily as one player tosses the ball far above his head, jumps, and pounds it over the net. Suddenly, the room fills with screaming and cheering. The JV boys...

Mailey McLemore, a junior, carries her team through a tough win, a two-hit game, in her pitching performance on March 14 against the Homestead Mustangs.

Carlmont softball tames the Homestead Mustangs

March 15, 2017

Carlmont varsity softball continued their perfect season on March 14 against Homestead High School.   The victory was led by a strong pitching performance by Mailey McLemore, a junior. A few hits late...

Girls varsity lacrosse works together to achieve victory.

Strong performances fuel varsity girls lacrosse’s victory

March 3, 2017

The frigid air could not hold off the blazing comeback cooked up by the Lady Scots. On March 1, the Carlmont girls varsity lacrosse team faced Sequoia for a head-to-head battle on Carlmont turf. The...

JV Boys Soccer lines up to shake hands with Aragon after a 5-1 defeat.

JV boys soccer defeated by Aragon Dons

February 4, 2017

Apparently, the third time is not the charm. The JV boys soccer team learned this lesson the hard way after a disappointing 5-1 loss to the Aragon Dons. The loss on Feb. 3 was hardly the way to finish...

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