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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 Shu

Andrew Shu, Staff Writer

Andrew Shu is a junior at Carlmont High School and is in his second year in the journalism program. Andrew is taking the illustration and design course and plans to contribute the skills from the class to Scots Scoop.

 

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In the contest, students create posters and slogans to spread the ideals of Carlmont’s Respect Policy.

Design contest promotes Carlmont’s Respect Policy

May 19, 2021

Amidst a turbulent time of discord and hatred, respect and acceptance have become increasingly necessary. As the school year concludes, students have been encouraged to submit slogans and posters to help...

Among the duties of campus security, reviewing surveillance camera footage is one of many.

Campus security perseveres through the school year

May 4, 2021

The flow of events is constantly under the watchful eyes of campus site supervisors at Carlmont High School. Whether it be at a school-wide assembly or during a passing period, campus security monitors...

The bell schedule remains the same as some of Carlmonts students come back to learn on-site.

Carlmont uses distance learning bell schedule for students returning to campus

April 5, 2021

Carlmont High School is returning to in-person instruction, accommodating groups at 25% capacity on Monday, April 5. Despite the students’ return to a conventional school environment, the administration...

Volunteering is rewarding to both health and the furthering of a career.

Why volunteering is so beneficial

March 24, 2021

Why would someone be offering to do work for free? Millions of people do just that. Although some people believe volunteering is unnecessary or pointless because it does not seem to provide an apparent...

Students receive emails that clarify who the next career speaker will be, what they do, and when the lecture will occur.

Career speakers inspire Carlmont students virtually

March 9, 2021

The Carlmont College and Career Center provides infinite resources for students to plan for the future following high school. Such resources include extensive lists of volunteer and job opportunities and...

When a student is marked absent, their parents receive an automated phone call from the school. On asynchronous Wednesdays, those calls were frequent.

Carlmont reflects on the flaws of asynchronous attendance

February 18, 2021

The 2020-2021 school year at Carlmont High School comprised of a straightforward weekly plan. Every day, students attend several classes out of their course schedule, except on Wednesday. No Zoom classes...

Teachers find Pear Deck increases student engagement, even conducting a survey before class starts to evaluate how students are doing.

Pear Deck add-on proves useful during distance learning

January 19, 2021

Carlmont students and teachers would often notice a pear-shaped icon in their browser's top right-hand corner.  But many had no idea what it was.  The tiny icon was Pear Deck, an extension with a relatively...

Students have not attended school in person for nearly a year. Their teachers are anxious to have them back, but still mindful of the very real risks.

[Photo] Carlmont teachers give opinions on returning to school in-person

December 13, 2020

Students have not attended school in person for nearly a year. Their teachers are anxious to have them back, but still mindful of the very real risks.

Academic support at Carlmont used to be in person. Now, it is hosted on a Zoom meeting.

Academic Center assists students over Zoom

November 18, 2020

The Academic Center has been available to the student body since the beginning of September. In previous years, it was a convenient option for students to receive assistance in their classes. However,...

The yearbook is designed online, but this year it also involves online communication.

Carlmont yearbook adapts to working under distance learning

November 1, 2020

The completion of the 2019-2020 Carlmont yearbook was steadily approaching this past March. When the superintendent announced that school was to take place online starting earlier this year, the Carlmont...

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