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

Andrew Ghazouli

Andrew Ghazouli, Segment Producer

Andrew Ghazouli is a sophomore at Carlmont High School and this is his first year in journalism. He is interested in journalism because of its power to spread knowledge and ideas and believes that being informed is very important in everyday life.

Twitter: @arghazouli

All content by Andrew Ghazouli

Background Thinking

April 27, 2020

The brain continues to work on tasks even when the conscious mind has moved on. This is because complex problem-solving portions of the brain remain active despite the shift of attention, according to...

Precrastination

April 27, 2020

Precrastination is the opposite extreme of procrastination and affects a much smaller margin of the everyday population. At first glance, this concept seems ideal. After all, most people strive to get...

Stigmas around procrastination

April 27, 2020

Currently, the stigma around procrastination causes many to wince at the thought of actively putting off work. While some quickly accept the idea that procrastination can be helpful, others are more...

Active versus passive procrastination

April 27, 2020

Before delving into the advantages and limitations of this practice, it must first be addressed that there isn't just a single type of procrastination. In reality, there are two types common among...

Many students procrastinate on their work for more fun and appealing alternatives.

Utilizing old habits: the applications of procrastination

April 27, 2020

All you want to do is take a break, but a binder full of work demands attention.  With homework at the back of your mind, the temptation to scroll through Instagram and talk to friends overpowers the...

[Video] Distance teaching: Educators adapt to a new work and home dynamic

April 23, 2020

As teachers change their lesson plans to best accommodate their students during distance learning, many of them also have to adjust to other challenges and responsibilities that come with their new routine.

[Video] Rise Against Hunger fulfills community craving for service

March 25, 2020

In the midst of the 815 million people who struggle with hunger and malnutrition today, an organization called Rise Against Hunger has managed to pack and ship over 500 million meals to places like Vietnam,...

Carlmont’s Heritage Fair celebrates diversity

February 28, 2020

This year's heritage fair featured a variety of performances that highlighted the vast cultures present in Carlmont's student body. The immersive experience enabled students to experience different parts...

[Video] Stress from tryouts hinders performance

February 6, 2020

Every season, many athletes have to try out to keep playing their beloved sport. But oftentimes, the stress and pressure to play at their best during this period of time undermines their true capabilities.

Athletics hit students’ academics out of the park

January 16, 2020

Many know of the physical benefits associated with exercise and sports, but few know the academic edge these activities give athletes.

Expensive housing makes it difficult for teachers and other workers to live in the area. Theres a lot of teachers that have to drive a lot farther since they need to live somewhere that is more affordable. This means commute times go up, causing the amount of sleep that teachers get to decrease, and it overall just makes the day more challenging, said Camille Erskine, a Carlmont teacher.

The high cost of Bay Area living forces some teachers to find second jobs

November 13, 2019

Teachers in the Bay Area have the unfortunate burden of dealing with high costs of living coupled with not enough pay. This forces some teachers to work multiple jobs to make ends meet.  "I've seen...

Do Something commission promotes service and spirit

November 2, 2019

Pursuing the ambitious goal of inspiring social changes, the Associated Student Body's (ASB) Do Something commission plans events ranging from football tailgates to blood drives at Carlmont. As a part...

ASBs Do Something commission makes a poster for their upcoming canned food drive. “Do Something really is just trying to make Carlmont and the community a better, happier place,” said  Paige Wellman, a sophomore and Do Something commissioner.

Do Something commission promotes service and spirit

October 22, 2019

Pursuing the ambitious goal of inspiring social changes, the Associated Student Body's (ASB) Do Something commission plans events ranging from football tailgates to blood drives at Carlmont. As a part...

Counselor Julia Smith prepares for student appointments in her office. “I just really enjoy having conversations with the youth about whatever is going on for them,” Smith said.

New counselor helps maximize counseling department’s potential

September 30, 2019

A new counselor was added to Carlmont’s counseling department this school year to help students navigate through their educational careers. Julia Smith worked at Half Moon Bay High School as a counselor...

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