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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

Alyssa Bish

Alyssa Bish, Photo Editor

Alyssa Bish (Class of 2025) is a current photojournalist and editor for Scot Scoop. This is her second year in the journalism program and she is super excited to continue taking pictures for this award-winning program. In her spare time, you can find Alyssa on the field playing soccer on either her club team or the Carlmont varsity team.

View her journalism website here: Alyssa Bish Photojournalism

All content by Alyssa Bish
A child decides which of the many eggs he should pick up first. In one hand, he picked up all of the eggs surrounding him. In the other hand, he ate a frosted cookie from inside of the Senior Center.

In Photos: Belmont hosts Adaptive Eggventure Hunt

Alyssa Bish, Photo Editor April 2, 2024

On the Friday before Easter, the city of Belmont held an event open to all individuals with disabilities to hunt for Easter eggs. Two thousand eggs and four golden eggs were laid out around the meadow...

A geometry student concentrates as he prepares to reach the end of the pool. Students had to bring their boats to the other side of the lane before turning around. The first couple of students to reach the end of the pool qualified for the semifinals.

In Photos: Geometry students compete in annual boat race

Alyssa Bish, Photo Editor April 1, 2024

Carlmont's geometry students gathered at the pool for the annual boat race. These students were tasked with measuring and assembling a boat to race across the water.

Carlmont Choir sings along with Brown. Lots of the audience clapped, danced, and sang during the performance.

[Photo] In Photos: Carlmont celebrates culture through the Heritage Fair

Alyssa Bish, Photo Editor March 18, 2024

Students watch as junior Claire Lee performs "GongXi GongXi" for the Chinese Culture Club. This song is a nursery rhyme that is typically performed for the Lunar New Year.

Werbinski points to first base as junior Aidan O’Driscoll throws the ball. With runners heading toward both first and second base, O’Driscoll was forced to quickly analyze the situation. Since a runner was almost at second base, he chose to throw to first base for a better chance.

In Photos: Scots sneak win against the Dons

Alyssa Bish, Photo Editor March 7, 2024

The Carlmont varsity baseball team bounced back after a tough 10-2 loss against Palo Alto High School by defeating the Aragon Dons 1-0. Up until the last inning, neither team was able to score a...

Freshman Delaney Kumer fakes out a Sequoia defender while making a run toward the goal. Because she executed her move well, Kumer separated herself from the defender. This gave her enough time to pass to a teammate.

[Photo] Scots defeat Ravens in season finale

Ishaan Abhyankar, Staff Writer February 10, 2024

Freshman Bianca Lopez prepares to block a cross by a Sequoia forward within the Scots' half. Lopez is a defender for the Scots meaning she is responsible for keeping the opponent from taking a shot. Despite...

Senior Anne Garcia applies pressure against Hillsdale freshman Lola Jones from behind. While on defense, the Scots guarded their marks tightly to prevent them from getting the ball. Due to their well-executed defense, they prevented Hillsdale from scoring on many of their possessions, helping them win 62-41.

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Senior Anne Garcia applies pressure against Hillsdale freshman Lola Jones from behind. While on defense, the Scots guarded their marks tightly to prevent them from getting the ball. Due to their well-executed...

Ishibashi-To uses her speed to beat the defender on the sideline. By running to the edge of the court, Ishibashi-To created space for her teammates to run. She then passed the ball into the key, where her teammate scored a quick layup.

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Ishibashi-To uses her speed to beat the defender on the sideline. By running to the edge of the court, Ishibashi-To created space for her teammates to run. She then passed the ball into the key, where...

Freshman Sky Yee looks up at the hoop, preparing to spin away from the defender. Hillsdale locked down on a few counterattacks, forcing Carlmont’s offense to be creative. Yee scored eight points during the game, all of which were 2-pointers.

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Freshman Sky Yee looks up at the hoop, preparing to spin away from the defender. Hillsdale locked down on a few counterattacks, forcing Carlmont’s offense to be creative. Yee scored eight points during...

Lin separates herself from the defender while running toward the edge of the court. The Scots used their speed to rush down the court to beat Hillsdale with quick counterattacks. Many of Carlmont’s points were from turnovers where they beat Hillsdale to the hoop for an easy layup.

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Lin separates herself from the defender while running toward the edge of the court. The Scots used their speed to rush down the court to beat Hillsdale with quick counterattacks. Many of Carlmont’s points...

The Carlmont bench watches suspensefully as Ishibashi-To prepares to shoot from the 3-point line. The bench was energetic throughout the game, especially after a player scored or forced a turnover. Carlmont’s student section matched the energy of the bench, cheering loudly during several vital moments of the game.

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The Carlmont bench watches suspensefully as Ishibashi-To prepares to shoot from the 3-point line. The bench was energetic throughout the game, especially after a player scored or forced a turnover. Carlmont’s...

Junior Willow Ishibashi-To dribbles while looking for an opportunity to run toward the hoop. Ishibashi-To made many drives into the key, weaving through Hillsdale’s defense. Ultimately, she added 10 points to Carlmonts score through a combination of layups and 3-point shots.

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Junior Willow Ishibashi-To dribbles while looking for an opportunity to run toward the hoop. Ishibashi-To made many drives into the key, weaving through Hillsdale’s defense. Ultimately, she added 10...

Nelson looks up at the basket as she prepares for a layup. The Knights focussed on defending the Scots in the key but could only stop a few attacks. Carlmont learned to maneuver around the Hillsdale defense throughout the game by passing and dribbling.

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Nelson looks up at the basket as she prepares for a layup. The Knights focussed on defending the Scots in the key but could only stop a few attacks. Carlmont learned to maneuver around the Hillsdale defense...

Players from both teams watch as senior Charlotte Lin shoots a free throw. Throughout the game, Carlmont led in both free throws and points. The Scots made 13 extra points on the line, while the Knights only scored 10.

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Players from both teams watch as senior Charlotte Lin shoots a free throw. Throughout the game, Carlmont led in both free throws and points. The Scots made 13 extra points on the line, while the Knights...

Nelson shoots a jump shot from behind the three-point line. Hillsdale sophomore Sydney Shimada jumps forward in an attempt to block the shot. While both players made an effort, Nelson made the shot, adding three points to Carlmont’s lead.

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Nelson shoots a jump shot from behind the three-point line. Hillsdale sophomore Sydney Shimada jumps forward in an attempt to block the shot. While both players made an effort, Nelson made the shot, adding...

Senior Ale Nelson performs a cross-over to make the defender lose balance. Nelson made many moves throughout the game to stall or fake out the defenders. While cross-overs are simple moves, they effectively create opportunities to score.

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Senior Ale Nelson performs a cross-over to make the defender lose balance. Nelson made many moves throughout the game to stall or fake out the defenders. While cross-overs are simple moves, they effectively...

Freshman Bianca Lopez prepares to block a cross by a Sequoia forward within the Scots half. Lopez is a defender for the Scots meaning she is responsible for keeping the opponent from taking a shot. Despite her typical position, Lopez scored the final goal of the game, bringing the score to 4-1.

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Freshman Bianca Lopez prepares to block a cross by a Sequoia forward within the Scots' half. Lopez is a defender for the Scots meaning she is responsible for keeping the opponent from taking a shot. Despite...

A Sequoia midfielder distributes the ball toward the side of the field. The Ravens exploited the Scots by passing long-balls toward their wingers. The Scots quickly recovered on many of these plays, only allowing one goal during the game.

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A Sequoia midfielder distributes the ball toward the side of the field. The Ravens exploited the Scots by passing long-balls toward their wingers. The Scots quickly recovered on many of these plays, only...

Freshman Delaney Kumer fakes out a Sequoia defender while making a run toward the goal. Because she executed her move well, Kumer separated herself from the defender. This gave her enough time to pass to a teammate.

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Freshman Delaney Kumer fakes out a Sequoia defender while making a run toward the goal. Because she executed her move well, Kumer separated herself from the defender. This gave her enough time to pass...

Lila Latta defends a Sequoia midfielder on a counterattack. The game went back and forth many times, but Carlmont stopped many of Sequoia’s plays in the midfield. They did this because of their quick defensive recoveries throughout the game.

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Lila Latta defends a Sequoia midfielder on a counterattack. The game went back and forth many times, but Carlmont stopped many of Sequoia’s plays in the midfield. They did this because of their quick...

Lopez smiles at her teammate from inside of the goal. Lopez chased after a cross by Kumer, beating the goalie in a one vs. one. She scored the games final goal before sliding into the net on her follow-through.

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Lopez smiles at her teammate from inside of the goal. Lopez chased after a cross by Kumer, beating the goalie in a one vs. one. She scored the game's final goal before sliding into the net on her follow-through.

Freshman Anya Srivistava performs a cut-back move against a defender. With minimal numbers at the top of the field, Srivistava held the ball until more forwards ran up the field. After settling the ball, she dribbled through the midfield to create an opportunity to pass.

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Freshman Anya Srivistava performs a cut-back move against a defender. With minimal numbers at the top of the field, Srivistava held the ball until more forwards ran up the field. After settling the ball,...

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