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

Alex Yang

Alex Yang, Staff Writer

I am a Sophomore graduating in 2016. I mainly cover sports and local news for Scotscoop and I am a writer for the Carlmont Highlander. Lastly, I enjoy playing soccer and tennis in my free time.

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Two men were charged for Redwood poaching this Wednesday at the Redwood National Park.

Men charged for Redwood poaching

May 15, 2014

A suspected redwood tree “slasher” and was arrested after park officials tracked the wood poacher and partner to a Del Norte County shop where they allegedly sold the lumber. Forty-three-year-old...

Malcolm plans to make new models of the showerhead to make them more appealing.

Drought doesn’t stop High Sierra Showerheads

May 1, 2014

The California drought has devastated farms and businesses, but has been a boon for this new type of showerhead. The six-person company High Sierra Showerheads is based in the Madera County town of...

One still missing in waters near Ocean Beach

One still missing in waters near Ocean Beach

April 9, 2014

The U.S. Coast Guard and San Francisco Fire Department are conducting a search for a 14-year-old boy who was reported missing Wednesday afternoon in the waters near Ocean Beach. Two others who were with...

Calif. Sen. Leland Yee arrested

Calif. Sen. Leland Yee arrested

March 27, 2014

State Sen. Leland Yee was arrested Wednesday after authorities said he solicited money from undercover FBI agents for his current campaign to be Secretary of State. Yee was charged in U.S. District...

San Francisco fire burns down apartment building

San Francisco fire burns down apartment building

March 12, 2014

A five-alarm fire burnt down an apartment building construction site on Tuesday, sending up black smoke that could be seen for miles around the San Francisco Bay. The fire began around 5 p.m. Tuesday...

Showers come to the Bay Area

Showers come to the Bay Area

February 27, 2014

The first of two storms has moved into the Bay Area, offering a slight drought relief. In the Bay Area, Kentfield received 1.03 inches of rain, the most in the Bay Area. San Francisco got about one-third...

Google and NASA join forces

Google and NASA join forces

February 12, 2014

From this week on, Google will become a bigger part of their Silicon Valley neighborhood. As Google has grown, the multibillion-dollar company has been working closely with the government organization...

Deconstruction of Bay Bridge is delayed

Deconstruction of Bay Bridge is delayed

January 30, 2014

The deconstruction of the eastern span of the Bay Bridge that has just begun is already falling behind schedule. The $239 million project, conducted by Caltrans, is now six months behind their projected...

San Francisco mayor plans to bring back free Sunday parking

San Francisco mayor plans to bring back free Sunday parking

January 15, 2014

Finding an affordable parking spot in San Francisco can always be a challenge. San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee is planning to bring back free Sunday parking to the city. San Francisco started charging...

Sophomore Kayla Fong steals the ball from a Palo Alto defender.

Scheduling error postpones soccer match

December 13, 2013

At Wednesday’s soccer game at Carlmont, the Girls Varsity Soccer team waited and waited. The game, scheduled to be at 3:30 p.m. on Dec. 11 against Saratoga High School, was postponed to the following...

Why the T-wing is in need of a remodeling

Why the T-wing is in need of a remodeling

December 3, 2013

As one of the most secluded and outdated halls, the T-wing needs an extreme makeover. The T-wing was built in the mid-1900s, but only minor changes have been made to alter its design since. It is now...

Cross country settles for second at CCS championship

Cross country settles for second at CCS championship

November 18, 2013

After winning seven of the last nine CCS championships, the Carlmont Mens Varsity Cross Country team placed second at Saturday’s championship meet, falling behind Bellarmine College Preparatory. “It...

Carlmont Mens Cross Country takes PAL championship

Carlmont Mens Cross Country takes PAL championship

November 10, 2013

At Saturday's cross country meet at Crystal Springs, the Carlmont Mens Varsity Cross Country team secured the Pacific Athletic League (PAL) championship. The runners were confident in the race and took...

Mens Varsity Cross Country misses meet

Mens Varsity Cross Country misses meet

October 27, 2013

Only one runner represented Carlmont's Varsity Cross Country team at Thursday's meet. Junior Brian Lee placed 149th at 24:34 for the three-mile Crystal Springs course on Oct. 24. Lee was brought up...

The cross country team practices every day from 3:30 pm to 6 pm each day in order to be ready for upcoming meets.

Cross Country’s year-round training gives a high chance of success

September 28, 2013

The mens' varsity cross country team has been one of the strongest teams at Carlmont High School for the past decade, wining seven of the last eight Central Coast Section (CCS) championships, according...

Little Miss Riding Hood, one of the suspects, is now in custody and being questioned.

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September 28, 2013

Little Miss Riding Hood, one of the suspects, is now in custody and being questioned.

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