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

Aidan Kurt

Aidan Kurt, Staff Writer

Aidan Kurt is a sophomore at Carlmont High School. He is in his first year of Media Arts English and will be covering what goes on with the campus and clubs.

Twitter: @AidanKurt1

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One of Us is Lying, by Karen M. McManus, received the most votes among students. When they return to school, they will typically have an essay or project. In my English classes, we usually spend a bit more than a week on the book, said Ben Lee, a sophomore.

Students express opinions on summer reading

April 27, 2020

To be academically ready at the start of the following school year, students often have work over their summer breaks to keep them on track. Every year, Carlmont assigns a book for the entire school...

On Dec. 1 referee, Larry Scirotto, alerts the sideline of a reversed call during a Stanford vs. UNC Wilmington game.  The sideline reports the official ruling to the league.

Technology vs. Humanity

April 19, 2020

Both teams are a touchdown away from winning the National Football Conference (NFC) Championship. With two minutes left, Saints quarterback Drew Brees throws a spiral to teammate Tommylee Lewis, just...

Bob Dylan  and Neil Young perform in London in 2019. At 78 years old, Dylan continues to tour through 2020.

‘Murder Most Foul’ puts national issues into perspective

April 6, 2020

In times of national struggle, who better to look for comfort and inspiration than the greatest songwriter of all time? For the first time since 2012, Bob Dylan released an original single entitled “Murder...

Nolan Scheetz reviews his notes for an upcoming test. Many students consider their class tests as most important. The [GMRT] is less of a priority compared to my regular classes because it doesnt go on the grade, Scheetz said.

Students prioritize during week of assessments

March 9, 2020

Throughout high school, students' academic progression is tracked to follow individual growth. Starting on March 9, students will take assessments to give the district an idea of how students are...

Guillermo Mendoza tells the club what they will discuss during the meeting. The club meets every other Wednesday in E8. During some of the meetings, we share what can be considered as well established Bay Area food, Mendoza said.

Bay Area Youth Club connects with community through volunteering

February 12, 2020

Often, students have more opportunities to help and learn about the community than they realize. While Carlmont has many clubs dedicated to volunteering, the Bay Area Youth Club factors in an understanding...

Parker Peevyhouses second book is a mystery novel titled The Echo Room. #MURDERTRENDING is a comedic thriller written by Gretchen McNeil. Both authors will be visiting Carlmont on Jan. 24.

Upcoming author visits offer career learning opportunities

January 21, 2020

Throughout high school, many students seek guidance from adults when deciding their career path. On Jan. 24, the San Mateo County libraries are sending authors Gretchen McNeil and Parker Peevyhouse...

A student presents their project at Open House. These presentations are one of the many out-of-class activities BTI has. Sophomores participate in a biotechnology symposium where they can hear from various biotechnology professionals in the area, said Tyler Kochel, a biotech teacher at Carlmont.

BTI program builds community through science

November 29, 2019

With growing interest in the scientific field, students are seeking opportunities to excel in their career in science.  Carlmont is a big advocate for science pathways. Along with the usual science...

Club leaders Raina Lahiri and Amisha Nambiar give a presentation during a club meeting. Coding related memes are added to the presentation to engage club members.

Coding Academy Club offers lessons on computer programming

November 2, 2019

As the internet evolves, the torch is passed to new generations, bringing the online world to new heights. The Coding Academy Club educates students on coding, the blueprint of the internet that has...

Students work on homework during lunch. Prospective freshmen have a chance to experience this life for half a day when they shadow at Carlmont.

Incoming freshmen preview Carlmont through shadowing program

October 11, 2019

As the school year progresses, many eighth-graders look to high school students to set an example of what they can expect in their upcoming freshman year. On Oct. 1, Carlmont High School began individual...

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