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

The student news site of Carlmont High School in Belmont, California.

Scot Scoop News

Alice Lan

Alice Lan, Staff Writer

Alice "Lili" Lan is a sophomore at Carlmont High School. She is excited to challenge herself this year as a member of Scot Scoop. She is also a competitive fencer and enjoys discovering new music in her free time.

Twitter: @lil_ilan

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Unsold products from supermarkets are donated to food organizations such as the Milpitas Food Pantry, but oftentimes the items have gone bad and must be composted. The people we service dont have much to begin with, said Aldo Quintana, a volunteer at the Pantry. They deserve good food thats not expired.

Supermarkets stomach responsibility for food waste

May 11, 2022

One in ten Californians goes hungry every day. Meanwhile, 30% to 40% of America's food supply ends up in landfills each year. Food waste is a global pandemic that destroys the environment and deprives...

Prices at a local gas station reach nearly $6 per gallon. A tank of gas is probably at least $70 right now, which is ridiculous, but people really dont have a choice but to pay for it, said Carlmont junior Linda Lin. It makes me feel better knowing this is at least helping Ukraine.

‘Putin price hike’ sparks concern for inflation

March 22, 2022

The beginning of 2022 marked an optimistic recovery from the pandemic's crippling economic effects. Then, on Feb. 24, Russia invaded Ukraine. The United States and its allies quickly responded by imposing...

TikTok influencers, the North Star Boys, pose in front of a Stop Asian Hate sign.

Asian community accuses TikTok influencers of performative activism

January 28, 2022

Woom Sing Tse was shot 22 times in broad daylight, only a block away from his home. Eight months after being attacked, Yao Pan Ma passed away from severe head injuries. Two weeks later, a homeless man...

Ally Blucher, a sophomore, jumps to kick the ball downfield.

Scots crush Panthers in Firebird Classic

December 8, 2021

Carlmont girls JV soccer won a shutout against Burlingame in a pre-season home game on Tuesday, Dec. 7. As part of the Firebird Classic tournament, the Scots currently have a record of 2-0 with no...

World Vasectomy Day takes place in the third week of November and has been celebrated in numerous countries for the past eight years.

World Vasectomy Day: Men are part of the equation 

November 17, 2021

Upon the mentions of vasectomies, many teens can't help but snicker. Some don't even know what the word means. Even for adults, the subject is highly stigmatized and obscure. This year, World Vasectomy...

During a block, Christina Campie, a middle blocker for the Knights, touches Carlmont sophomore Lillian Fox’s spike. I definitely could have played better, but I think we played and lost as a team and thats the most important part, Campie said.

Scots conquer Knights in season closer

October 27, 2021

Carlmont JV volleyball celebrated a smooth conclusion to their season, dominating the Hillsdale Knights two sets to none in an impressive display of strength and resilience from both sides.   This...

Joshua Ting, a junior, serves the birdie in a practice match at a Carlmont open gym.

Badminton open gym combats effects of COVID-19

October 6, 2021

After over a year immersed in pandemic uncertainty, Carlmont’s badminton athletes are hopeful for a smooth transition into the upcoming season. The badminton open gyms are designed to support this...

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