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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

Alexander English

Alexander English, Staff Writer

Alex English is a sophomore at Carlmont who plays soccer and lacrosse.  Alex loves to be outdoors and scuba dive.  He spends his free time with friends and his dog, Scamp.

Twitter: @alexenglish157

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A high school students prepares for their AP European exam.

Students continue preparing for upcoming AP tests

May 9, 2018

Each year, students put everything they have learned over the course of a year in their Advanced Placement classes onto paper, and get graded form a scale of one to five for the chance of getting college...

Griffin Soelberg tie-dyes a white shirt in the quad of Carlmont during lunch.

Carlmont celebrates Earth Day in the quad

April 23, 2018

Carlmont students showed their appreciation of the planet for Earth Day with tie-dye and face-painting in the quad on April 23. Earth Day is an annual event celebrated on April 22 all over the world,...

Christopher Wall, a Design Tech teaher, interviews a Carlmont student.

Design Tech students practice interview techniques at Carlmont

March 26, 2018

Design Tech High School students came to Carlmont on March 23 to practice different interview methods they had learned, all while discovering what life at Carlmont is like. Design Tech has recently...

Quinn Felton, a student taking Chinese at Carlmont, holds his poster for National Foreign Language Week.

Language classes explore cultures in National Foreign Language Week

March 8, 2018

This year, National Foreign Language Week falls between March 5 and March 11. It is a week dedicated to looking at other cultures and their languages to discover the importance of diversity. National...

John Griesbach, a sophomore, helps a customer at ACE Hardware, the store he works at.

Students struggle for a work-life balance

February 28, 2018

A student ends the school day and rushes to work.  He leaves work 4 hours later and rushes home, beginning his homework. At 2 a.m., he finally finishes his day. As stress begins to overwhelm him, his...

Richie Rasor tells kids about what Tesla is doing to help the environment.

Mechanical engineer teaches students about clean energy

February 13, 2018

A mechanical engineer from Tesla Solar visited Carlmont on Feb. 9 to teach students the benefits of clean energy and how Tesla is making a difference in the green industry. The speaker's name was Richie...

Gretchen McNeil tells students about one of her books.

[Photo] Author visit at Carlmont inspires students

January 29, 2018

Gretchen McNeil tells students about one of her books.

New tri-bin sets can be found throughout the hallways of Carlmont High School.

The Green Team implements the tri-bin waste system at Carlmont

January 17, 2018

Implementing a tri-bin waste system at Carlmont has been the goal of The Green Team, Carlmont's club for environmental awareness, since the 2016-2017 school year. Within recent weeks, that goal has been...

The Scots strategize during half-time hoping to come back into the game versus the Cherokees.

JV soccer falls to the Cherokees in their first game of the season

November 23, 2017

Carlmont junior varsity girls' soccer suffered their first defeat of the year in a 4-0 loss against Sequoia High School on Monday, Nov. 20. Carlmont has a strong rivalry against Sequoia, having narrowly...

Sam Holbrook, a junior, races at the third PAL meet of the season.

Carlmont cross country finishes high in 2017-2018 season

November 8, 2017

Another year, another exceptional season for Carlmont High School cross country. Carlmont High School cross country was in for a great season, and it was noticeable even during the first few meets. "Our...

Caleb Ahn and Sam Holbrook, both juniors, make their way up the first hill at the Crystal Springs Course.

JV cross country places high at Crystal Springs competition

October 24, 2017

On Tuesday, Oct. 24, Carlmont's junior varsity cross country team had their third Peninsula Athletic League (PAL) meet in the sweltering 93-degree heat. With Carlmont varsity boys', varsity girls',...

The smoke-filled air lingering around Carlmont High School that caused all outdoor sports to be canceled.

Boys’ varsity water polo game canceled due to poor air quality

October 13, 2017

"Per the Superintendent - due to poor air quality from the fires up north, all outdoor activities need to be moved inside or canceled for the duration of today, Wednesday, Oct. 11," said Ralph Crame in...

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