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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

Alex Wildman

Alex Wildman, Staff Writer

Staff writer for Carlmont High School journalism.

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Zac Efron stars in the new movie The Neighbors

‘The Neighbors’ earns R rating

May 12, 2014

For those looking for a laugh or 20, new comedy “The Neighbors” is a top choice. Zac Efron and Seth Rogen co-star in the number one movie that debuted on Friday, May 9. Efron and Rogen play off...

See Captain America: The Winter Soldier in theaters now.

Marvel wowed with second ‘Captain America’ film

April 29, 2014

Marvel did not disappoint audiences with their newest movie, “Captain America: The Winter Soldier.” Brothers Anthony and Joe Russo co-directed this installment of the “Captain America” series...

See Perfect Sisters in theaters April 11.

‘Perfect Sisters’ was far from perfect

April 8, 2014

The new Canadian film “Perfect Sisters” brought a true story back to life. Child star Abigail Breslin, now 18, carried this cast as main character Sandra. Sandra, a high school senior, and her sister...

See Divergent in theaters now.

‘Divergent’ broke box office

March 25, 2014

"Divergent" broke the box office this weekend as the breakout film of 2014. The long awaited book-turned-movie was a pleasant surprise for audiences, and grossed an estimated 56 million in it’s opening...

Landon Gimenez stars as Jacob Langston in the new ABC series Resurrection.

A great start to a new series

March 12, 2014

The new sci-fi television series “Resurrection” was an unexpectedly good. From just the commercials this new show seemed gimmicky and surface level. However, minutes into the premiere it became clear...

Date and Switch can be found On Demand.

‘Date and Switch’ says it’s okay to be gay

February 25, 2014

“Date and Switch,” though predictable, relayed the message that it’s okay to be gay. The film followed best friends Michael and Matty on their quest to find partners by prom. However their plans...

Escape Plan promotional poster.

‘Escape Plan’ breaks away from status quo

February 11, 2014

Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger shine in the 2013 prison thriller "Escape Plan." Stallone plays Ray Breslin, a former prosecutor who now spends his days testing maximum security prisons....

Watch Grimm on Fri. at nine p.m. on NBC.
(image is promotional poster)

‘Grimm’ is the perfect blend between cop drama and supernatural thriller

January 28, 2014

The NBC television series “Grimm” puts a new twist on classic stories. Each episode is in some way inspired by one of the Grimm Brother’s Fairy Tales, but “Grimm” at its core is a cop drama. “Grimm”...

Downton Abbey season 4 promotional picture

Tear-worthy “Downton Abbey” season premiere captivates audiences

January 13, 2014

The two-hour season premier of "Downton Abbey" was an emotional rollercoaster for characters and viewers alike. The Emmy award winning TV show “Downton Abbey” follows the aristocratic Crawley family...

An impressive lift, and split made by

Carlmont dance goes around the globe

December 8, 2013

On Friday, Dec. 6, Carlmont Dance put on their winter showcase with a variety of performances representing holiday celebrations from around the world. The dance studio was decorated for the occasion with...

Carlmont students gather in the quad after school.

ASB is the center of spirit at Carlmont and more

November 19, 2013

Carlmont’s Associated Student Body (ASB) class is involved in many activities meant to improve the Carlmont community including fundraising, school activities, and serving as the core of school spirit. “ASB...

Kellys favorite quote and philosophy as a teacher.

Leadership: A new ASB alternative

November 5, 2013

Leadership is Carlmont's newest elective, and has come to Carlmont for students looking to develop their communication and human relation skills. It is also a new option for students interested in joining...

The spirit day themes can be seen written across the quad steps.

It takes a village

October 22, 2013

Spirit week has come to Carlmont for the 2013-2014 school year, and it is going to reflect the hard work of the Associated Student Body (ASB) members who combined their efforts to put it together. Sophomore...

Get involved and nominate someone for Homecoming Court. You can fins them in this envelope outside the ASB room A-8.

Homecoming: more than a popularity contest

October 8, 2013

A large portion of the student body considers Homecoming elections a simple popularity contest, but the Associated Student Body (ASB) sets requirements that ensure the elections to be much more meaningful. Sophomore...

Carlmont Choir celebrates Pyper Hayden (not pictured) for winning nervous nell y challenge and tying up the score against Robotics club. Pictured (from left) is Jason McGee, Ms. Tep, Amelia Armstrong, Kenzie Phillips, and Tori Hall.

Choir defends title as Carlmont Cup champions

September 24, 2013

Choir narrowly defeated the Robotics Club keeping their hopes of remaining Carlmont Cup champions. Carlmont Cup is a fun school tradition that lets students on different Carlmont teams and in clubs interact...

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