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

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Towards finals week, students become extremely stressed over academics and race to study for their difficult classes.

Competition culture creates unnecessary stress for students

Alison Kim, Staff Writer May 21, 2019

Get good grades, get into a good college, get a good job. This is what many students hear on a daily basis. As finals week approaches, many students are reminded of the pressures to excel academically. “I...

The Gosh Yarn It Club makes charitable donations  while helping students de-stress and socialize.

Gosh Yarn It Club knits the Carlmont community together

Alison Kim, Staff Writer April 30, 2019

The end of the school year can produce many different emotions. While the feeling of summertime approaching can be relieving for many students, finals week typically produces a different reaction. Stress....

Playlist Club creates a combined playlist of songs that were played that month.

Playlist Club creates a relaxing space for all

Alison Kim, Staff Writer April 2, 2019

Music is an integral part of most teenagers lives. Students listen to music on the way to class, with friends, and while doing homework. There are many benefits to listening to music for teenagers and...

The California SCDC was held in the Anaheim Marriott where Carlmont DECA members competed in business-related activities in order to advance to the international competition.

DECA puts business skills to the test at state conference

Alison Kim, Staff Writer March 12, 2019

Carlmont DECA attended the California State Career Development Conference (SCDC) in Anaheim over the weekend to compete in business-related activities in an attempt to qualify for the international competition...

CAF Student Board members call donors to thank them for their donations.

Carlmont Academic Foundation acknowledges donors via Thank-a-thon

Alison Kim, Staff Writer February 9, 2019

$574,170. That's how much money the Carlmont Academic Foundation raised in the 2017–2018 school year. This year, they strive to do better. The Carlmont Academic Foundation (CAF) is a non-profit organization...

Popular culture and social media allow politically incorrect and offensive phrases to become a normal part of society.

Popular culture normalizes political incorrectness for teenagers

Alison Kim, Staff Writer February 6, 2019

“That’s so gay.” You are walking down the school hallway on a typical day. You pass through a group of kids clustered around a locker and hear various racial slurs. You turn the corner and hear...

Lily Gittoes leads a presentation on a DECA club event.

DECA members exceed expectations at regional competition

Alison Kim, Staff Writer January 21, 2019

Many high school students lack critical skills needed for college and the real world such as management, organization, communication, and presentation skills, and in an increasingly competitive world,...

William Yonts talks to club members before the movie starts.

Classic Film Club exposes club members to films that stand the test of time

Alison Kim, Staff Writer December 3, 2018

“Some of the movies we watch are like time capsules,” a member of the Classic Film Club said while describing the club. Although there are various other movie-watching clubs at Carlmont, the Classic...

Sarga Nair and Varsha Raj create the sign for the Changing Lives Club.

Changing Lives Club strives to encourage education

Alison Kim, Staff Writer November 25, 2018

Most students in privileged areas would not give a second thought about having an education, and some even take it for granted. For some children, this is not the case. Basic education aid has raised...

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