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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 Espiritu

Alyssa Espiritu, Staff Writer

Alyssa is interested in the field of Communications and Public Relations. She is a staff writer for Scot Scoop and The Highlander newspaper. She plays for Carlmont High School's varsity volleyball team. Her hobbies outside of school include playing club volleyball, reading magazines, listening to music, and socializing.

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Facing the reality of high school friendships

Facing the reality of high school friendships

May 19, 2015

“By senior year, you will figure out who your real friends are,” is a common statement that almost every senior can relate to. It is a bitter-sweet realization that is inevitable when it comes to growing...

ASB Dance Supervisors preparing prom invitations

Rumors spread of mandatory attendance the day of Prom

April 5, 2015

Prom season is here yet again. Students are starting to plan their legendary promposals and girls are buying their dresses and booking cosmetic appointments. However, the campus-wide question that has...

Students face multiple different options during the college decision process.

Post-college applications: what happens next?

March 16, 2015

Stress, anxiety, tension, the fear of the unknown. All of these are emotions are stereotypically  associated with second semester seniors in relation to college admissions. However, those aren’t...

Senior Vinka Radich hopes to pursue physical therapy and medicine at Cal Poly SLO.

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March 16, 2015

Senior Vinka Radich hopes to pursue physical therapy and medicine at Cal Poly SLO.

Senior Teo Vargo is looking for, A school thats in a nice area with good courses. A place where I can live life and enjoy.

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March 16, 2015

Senior Teo Vargo is looking for, "A school that's in a nice area with good courses. A place where I can live life and enjoy."

Senior Megan Guillermo was accepted early decision to Cal Poly SLO.

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March 16, 2015

Senior Megan Guillermo was accepted early decision to Cal Poly SLO.

Its a place where you can find a lot of opportunities both during and after the four years of school, which I find really cool, said Columbia early admit, Johain Oundajela.

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March 16, 2015

"It's a place where you can find a lot of opportunities both during and after the four years of school, which I find really cool," said Columbia early admit, Johain Oundajela.

I applied to Stanford, Harvard, Princeton, Boston College, UC Berkeley, UCLA, and Cal Poly SLO, said senior Nico Camerino.

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March 16, 2015

"I applied to Stanford, Harvard, Princeton, Boston College, UC Berkeley, UCLA, and Cal Poly SLO," said senior Nico Camerino.

Opponents Alonso and Zabluda square off in the final rap battle.

[Photo] Rap Battle gains campus-wide attention

March 6, 2015

Opponents Alonso and Zabluda square off in the final rap battle.

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March 6, 2015

Students cope with heavy rain

Students cope with heavy rain

November 21, 2014

                    Students cram into D-hall during lunch trying to stay dry from the heavy rain.                       Freshmen...

Cheer excites the crowd at the 2014 homecoming assembly. The Cheer members support each other in doing what they love.

Carlmont welcomes students at the 2014 homecoming assembly

October 21, 2014

Carlmont's cheer team opened up the assembly and excited the audience.                       The new and improved...

Students work diligently on web projects.

Web design allows students to be creative and tech-savvy

September 8, 2014

The world is run by technology and its unlimited amount of information made accessible for all people. Due to the advancement of technology and the internet, Carlmont offers classes like web design that...

Zac Efron in Neighbors. Screenshot taken from the official trailer.

Once again, Efron, Franco, and Rogen excite the audience

May 20, 2014

“Neighbors” is highly amusing with its well-matched cast and non-stop humor from beginning to end. With the generation’s heartthrobs Zac Efron and Dave Franco, to the award winning comedian Seth...

300: Rise of an Empire was  compelling

‘300: Rise of an Empire’ was compelling

March 18, 2014

"300: Rise of an Empire" acts as a follow-up to 2007's "300." It tells a tale of what happened during, before, and after the wars between Sparta, Athens, and Persia. The plot may be historically inaccurate,...

Ellen DeGeneres famous tweet  (Image courtesy of  @TheEllenShow)

86th Academy Awards well done

March 3, 2014

One of Hollywood’s biggest events got the audience and media talking about the best dressed Red Carpet looks, the year’s Academy Award Winners, as well as Ellen DeGeneres’s famous tweet. The Oscars...

Season 18 of The Bachelor, Juan Pablo.

The Bachelor keeps girls wanting more

February 23, 2014

Girls are raving about ABC’s The Bachelor. The show is about a single man who goes on dates with 24 women, in hopes to find love. Throughout the season, the cast travels around the world where the bachelor...

American Hustle didnt live up to its title

American Hustle didn’t live up to its title

February 4, 2014

Nominated for 10 Academy Awards, including the Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture, American Hustle stands as what is said to be the best movie of the year. This however, is a bit of an overstatement. The...

Students join in on Black Fridays madness

Students join in on Black Friday’s madness

December 5, 2013

Black Friday sales attract students on outrageous shopping sprees to buy as many items as possible while the deals last.  Students spend hundreds of dollars on clothing, accessories, electronics, and...

Teachers can be trendy too

Teachers can be trendy too

October 30, 2013

Although some teachers dress casually and for comfort to school, there are a of couple teachers who break that stereotype. AS English teacher Jody Humes expresses her edgy style everyday. “I consider...

Junior Vinka Radich in her comfy, grey open-knit sweater, paired with boots and jeans

Sweater weather is here

October 19, 2013

Sweaters are becoming popular as students prepare for the fall season and cold weather. These are not just the typical, tacky Christmas sweaters or turtlenecks, but rather, stylish and oversized knit...

The Brandy Melville hype

The Brandy Melville hype

October 2, 2013

The Brandy Melville brand is worn by numerous girls around campus every day. This trend of Brandy Melville sweaters, graphic t-shirts, and skirts are continuing to grow and becoming more popular. The...

Senior, Maylon Robinson expressing her style

Students express themselves through fashion creativity

September 20, 2013

Unique and individual styles are seen around campus everyday. Carlmont has a diverse student population, mixed with different personalities, and characteristics. There are a variety of students with different...

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