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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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Aimee Teyssier

Aimee Teyssier, Scot Scoop Editor

Aimee Teyssier is currently a junior at Carlmont High School and a staff writer for Scot Scoop. She loves to interview others to understand points of view she never can predict and is passionate about creating an impact through her articles. In her free time, she enjoys dancing, spending time with her friends, and taking care of her plants!

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Whale watchers can spot humpbacks in Monterey Bay anytime of the year.

California coast offers a whale of a time year-round

Aimee Teyssier, Scot Scoop Editor November 29, 2022

The official whale watching season is coming to an end with the last days of November, but anyone wishing to catch a glimpse of a tail or witness the spray of a blowhole should not lose hope. Specialists...

Sharing many similarities, the three Abrahamic religions all are founded on the same beliefs.

Religious differences foster unity

Aimee Teyssier, Scot Scoop Editor November 25, 2022

“I couldn’t imagine my life without faith.” This phrase resonates with leaders of three different religions: Christianity, Islam, and Judaism. The three religions trace their origins back to...

Antarctica has 70 research stations, most of them located along the coast. On these bases, researchers and staff live their lives — doing more than just research.

Hidden beneath the ice: life in Antarctica

Aimee Teyssier, Scot Scoop Editor November 4, 2022

The windiest, driest, and most elevated continent in the world, Antarctica, is home to 70 permanent research stations. This landmass has no permanent residents, but its research stations and field camps...

At NorCal Media Day on Sept. 24, 2021, Nathalie Miranda, Valeria Luquin, and Adriana Chavira answered questions in front of an audience of student journalists.

Suspension of journalism adviser highlights student media rights

Aimee Teyssier, Scot Scoop Editor September 27, 2022

Adriana Chavira, the journalism adviser at Daniel Pearl Magnet High School, faced a three-day unpaid suspension for refusing to censor one of her students’ articles. After months of effort to appeal...

Fossil fuel-powered energy is the primary contributor to air pollution. Nuclear energy, however, does not contribute to air pollution during its energy-making process.

Clean energy sources renew hope for the environment

Aimee Teyssier, Scot Scoop Editor September 6, 2022

Underground and pressurized for millions of years, plankton and plants decompose into natural gas, oil, and coal — fossil fuels. Using coal mining and the drilling of oil and gas wells, these resources...

In the midst of climate chaos, Earth Day focuses on bringing attention to environmental deficits, but these changes have to be maintained.

Earth Day recycles ineffective climate efforts

Aimee Teyssier and Urvi Kulkarni April 21, 2022

Every Earth Day, the world shows an annual dedication to the planet, but these actions must be sustained to combat the increasing impacts of the climate crisis effectively.  The modern environmental...

The Girl Scouts cookie-selling season is an extension of the program, meant to teach the girls key business skills and ethics.

Girl Scout revenue stays local

Aimee Teyssier and Urvi Kulkarni March 21, 2022

The Girl Scout organization earns an average of $800 million a year through cookie sales. The money earned is distributed between three main categories: funds returned to the bakers and the Girl Scouts...

To attend an expensive or private university, students must put in a lot of time, work, and money.

Weighing the aspects of higher education

Aimee Teyssier, Scot Scoop Editor March 18, 2022

High school students spend their lives cultivating and crafting transcripts and resumes, hoping to catch their dream university's eye. They wonder what alumni’s recommendations would be, wanting to know...

Jason Rezaian listens to a speech while holding his wife’s hand, his brother on her other side.

Family efforts rescue Iranian hostage

Aimee Teyssier and Urvi Kulkarni March 3, 2022

Only his family could initiate his release when Jason Rezaian was wrongfully convicted of espionage and imprisoned for almost two years in Iran. Rezaian grew up in Orange County, Calif., where he worked...

Just like the symbol of raised fists in protests, artists can portray their solidarity with political movements through their pieces.

Modern and historic art shape activism

Aimee Teyssier and Urvi Kulkarni February 1, 2022

Throughout history, art movements have acted as reactions to their time’s political and social climates and continue to reflect opinions about social injustice and politics.  “Art is a way to get...

A person lights and waves a sparkler in front of a fiery background.

Pollutants from fireworks threaten the environment

Aimee Teyssier and Urvi Kulkarni January 11, 2022

Often used as a means of celebration, fireworks pollute the environment, harm our health, and serve as a danger to wildlife by releasing greenhouse gases and metallic compounds into the atmosphere. Utilizing...

Dancers come out of the wings of the stage to perform in the snow scene of the Nutcracker.

The Nutcracker ballet season begins

Aimee Teyssier and Urvi Kulkarni December 8, 2021

The warmth of the theater shields the cool air of the winter months. The audience takes their seats as the lights dim and classical music fills the space. In the midst of the holiday season, Nutcracker...

A black and white cat waits in a cage at the adoption fair. Before finding a home, the cats attend the adoption fair to be visited by possible foster and adopting families.

Rescuers hold weekly kitten and cat adoption fairs

Aimee Teyssier and Urvi Kulkarni November 17, 2021

The independent trappers and fosters who organized the Kitten and Cat Adoption Fair work to combat California's severe cat overpopulation problem. The San Mateo County Cat Rescuers trap stray cats;...

A Great America actor follows visitors in attempt to scare them on Oct. 16. During the entirety of the Halloween Haunts open hours, actors wearing costumes and makeup pace sections of the park.

Great America’s Halloween Haunt fails to leave attendees spooked

Aimee Teyssier and Urvi Kulkarni October 28, 2021

Great America opened its annual Haunt, filling the usually sunlit park with a black sky, flashy fires, and colorful smoke. The amusement park attracted large crowds during its Halloween-themed nights...

Parents and children march behind posters holding up signs and shouting. On September 24, protestors crowded Embarcadero Plaza in San Francisco. They all chanted, “Show me what democracy looks like! This is what democracy looks like!”

Students skip school to attend climate strike

Aimee Teyssier and Urvi Kulkarni September 30, 2021

Thousands crowded into San Francisco streets at the Global Climate Strike. People of all ages joined together on Sept. 24 in protest of Line 3, the filibuster, and neighborhood drilling. Strikers advocated...

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