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 Shao

Andrew Shao, Staff Writer

A sophomore at Carlmont, Andrew Shao is a member and the editor of Carlmont Key Club and plays JV Lacrosse in addition to writing for Scot Scoop. He is passionate about aviation and involves himself in gliding in his free time. Andrew's favorite news organization is The Onion.

Twitter: @shaozedong

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Return of the Obra Dinn is indie developer Lucas Popes second commercially released game.

“The Return of Obra Dinn” portrays how passion drives independent game developers

Andrew Shao, Staff Writer May 29, 2019

I don’t game much, I’d go as far to say I’m not nearly one would classify as a “gamer." But I appreciate art. One’s expression of one’s self, heart, and passion. The end product of that...

Work permits issued by the school and Sequoia Union High School District (SUHSD) are required for students seeking formal employment.

Working Carlmont students prepare for summer

Andrew Shao, Staff Writer May 14, 2019

As the 2018-2019 school year comes to an end, many Carlmont students prepare for another summer of work and internships, while some debate whether or not to invest their time in the coming vacation with...

Many people defend gun ownership because of its association with hunting for sport.

Opinion: Guns need regulation, not banishment

Andrew Shao, Staff Writer April 20, 2019

Don’t ban guns. Legal firearm regulation in America must be improved, but the right to individual ownership of firearms must also never be wholly compromised or banned. Firearm ownership is too significant...

Marketing Communications will be the second course in Carlmonts new Marketing CTE pathway, preceded by Intro to Business.

Marketing Communications course to come next year

Andrew Shao, Staff Writer April 16, 2019

A new Marketing Communications course will be available for the first time at Carlmont in the next 2019–2020 school year. Carlmont will be the first in the Sequoia Union High School District (SUHSD)...

Cindy Shusterman supervises her AP Seminar class currently engaged in group work.

New AP Research course opens for next year

Andrew Shao, Staff Writer March 16, 2019

The new AP Capstone diploma program will enter its second year at Carlmont and begin its second successive course, AP Research, for the first time ever in the next 2019–2020 school year. AP Capstone’s...

A kitchen classroom in Japan.

Carlmont plans new culinary arts pathway

Andrew Shao, Staff Writer February 26, 2019

State funding applications for a new classroom construction project sent out by the Carlmont administration are pending review as the school continues plans to develop a new CTE Food Service and Hospitality...

Instructor Buzz Graves and a student sit in a club glider, awaiting towline hookup and preparing for an aerotow takeoff.

Local soaring club strives in midst of sport’s decline

Andrew Shao, Staff Writer February 17, 2019

One remarkable December day, on the mostly unremarkable year of 1946, two employees of the Ames Aeronautical Laboratory, Earl Menefee and Ralph Salisbury, founded a soaring club at the then-existing Warm...

Carlmont High School has decided on the two new pilot schedules that will be integrated to replace the traditional schedule next school year.

Pilot schedules for 2019-2020 school year determined

Andrew Shao, Staff Writer February 1, 2019

Two pilot schedules have been chosen and finalized to be implemented in the following 2019–2020 school year at Carlmont High School, one for each semester. The pilot project, developed by the Bell...

A San Carlos Youth Center member enjoys ice cream from the San Carlos YACs Scoops for Scouts fundraiser.

Scoops for Scouts raises funds for Paradise Boy Scouts

Andrew Shao, Staff Writer December 10, 2018

Raising money for affected Boy Scout troops in the heart of the Camp Fire in central California earlier in November, the San Carlos Youth Advisory Council (YAC) sold pizza and ice cream to patrons of the...

California Clubhouse in San Carlos. The nonprofit organization is the only one like it in San Mateo County.

California Clubhouse brings hope to mentally ill

Andrew Shao, Staff Writer November 10, 2018

California Clubhouse in San Carlos provides a unique opportunity for those in the local community living with mental illness to seek help and support. The facility, one of many Clubhouses existing around...

One of Surf Airs fleet of Pilatus PC-12 aircraft departs from San Carlos Airport.

Surf Air noisily returns to San Carlos Airport

Andrew Shao, Staff Writer October 25, 2018

Surf Air operations have returned to San Carlos Airport after a months-long hiatus from the area, according to San Mateo County Airports Assistant Manager Chris Peter. The company is locally notorious...

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