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

Alexandra Stein

Alexandra Stein, Staff Writer

Ally Stein is an overly-passionate feminist and a Novice at Norcal Crew in Redwood City.

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Universe Nails offers a relaxing environment for customers to unwind.

Universe Nails and Spa offers otherworldly service

May 16, 2016

As dead week and finals approaches, stress levels around campus reach all time highs. Everyone is high strung and students often forget to take a moment to simply relax. Universe Nails in San Mateo is...

Sushi Monster offers many tasty options, like the Philadelphia roll and chicken teriyaki roll.

Sushi Monster offers great sushi close to Carlmont

May 2, 2016

The quest for killer sushi near Carlmont is over. Sushi Monster, located just a five minute drive and a 20 minute walk from Carlmont, will satisfy all sushi cravings. Proximity is not the only perk...

The Luther burger from Apple Fritter plays with combinations of salty and sweet.

Doughnut cheeseburgers take on the Bay Area

April 17, 2016

A burger with doughnuts replacing the buns is a sinful and gluttonous meal that is sweeping the Bay Area. Apple Fritter is a burger place, coffee shop, doughnut shop, and home to the best milkshake...

Superman and Batman go head to head in the new movie Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.

When Batman fights Superman, no one wins

March 27, 2016

Hero versus villain. Good versus evil. It's a classic altercation and it's easy to understand. When the good guys start fighting each other though, it gets a little more complicated. That is exactly...

Fuller House continues the story line of Full House, 29 years in the future.

‘Fuller House’ is full of childhood memories

March 15, 2016

The hit ABC Family TV show "Full House" is back in the form of a new Netflix original series "Fuller House," which picks up with the characters' lives 29 years later. I have such fond memories of watching...

Students rehearse and become familiar with their roles for the spring play Beyond the Pages.

Driven students make spring play possible

February 28, 2016

Student-written and student-directed, with the drama department providing costumes and parents painting sets, this year's spring play is a community effort. This year's spring play, "Beyond the Pages,"...

Carlmont offers students lectures on different scientific topics throughout the semester.

Attending science lectures is only worth it for some

February 12, 2016

Most Carlmont students are familiar with the science lectures put on by the science department in the Performing Arts Center. One of the reasons so many students are aware of these is because the majority...

Jackie Perkins and Rob Chang attend their Carlmont prom in 1982, then marry seven years later.

High school relationships can stand the test of time

February 11, 2016

The year was 1977 when Jackie Perkins first laid eyes on Robbie Chang. While hanging around the courtyard of Ralston Middle School, on what was just another day, their eyes first met. Little did they know,...

Food Delivery apps, like Postmates and DoorDash, enables anyone to order food like Five Guys to their door.

DoorDash wins out over Postmates

January 29, 2016

It's a classic struggle: maybe you have to study all night, or you're babysitting, or you just simply can't drive yet, and you have an absolute craving for something from your favorite restaurant, and...

The Forest is a haunting tale of the Aokigahara Forest at the base of Mt. Fuji.

‘The Forest’ faces controversy

January 19, 2016

Natalie Dormer's new movie, "The Forest," came into box offices Jan. 8. "The Forest" is a supernatural horror movie that follows Sarah Price, a young American woman, on a quest to find her twin sister...

Students wait in line to purchase formal tickets on Jan. 12.

[Photo] Formal promises to be out of this world

January 13, 2016

Students wait in line to purchase formal tickets on Jan. 12.

Assistant Music Director Lieven Smart conducts concert bands performance of Loch Lomond.

Band concert rocks Carlmont into holiday season

December 7, 2015

Carlmont instrumental music's annual winter concert series began on Dec. 2. This first night of the concert included string orchestra and concert band. The concert opened with words from Brad Jung,...

Netflixs new original series Master of None is a hit.

‘Master of None’ is masterfully done

November 16, 2015

"Master of None" is a new Netflix original series created by and starring Aziz Ansari. This witty show follows the main character Dev through his life in New York City.  The 30-year-old actor tries...

Warner Bothers Pan sets out to excite viewers with whimsical tales of adventure.

Pan: a twist to a classic

November 2, 2015

All those familiar with Peter Pan have likely wondered where his “never grow up” mentality originated from. The new film, Warner Brothers’ “Pan” was a prequel to the classic, and showed this...

Sophomore Marjan Moshiri performs  a solo in the song Moondance by Van Morisson at the 2015 pops concert.

Choir Pops Concert is out of this world

October 19, 2015

The Carlmont Choirs performed their 2015 Pops Benefit Concert "Scots in Space" this weekend. This year's theme was chosen from a list of student submitted ideas and was incorporated throughout the whole...

Carlmont boys a capella group Fine Tuning performs at Save the Music Festival.

Save the Music lives up to the hype

October 5, 2015

The 13th annual Save the Music Festival took place Oct. 4 in Twin Pines park of Belmont. Three stages with live music and performers of all ages greeted visitors as they enter. The music fit all tastes;...

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