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

Anna Feng

Anna Feng, Managing Editor

Anna Feng is a senior at Carlmont High School. She is also a managing editor at Scot Scoop News and her favorite part of journalism is seeing the new sophomore writers grow and discover their passion for journalism. She enjoys reading, writing, and playing music in her spare time. To check out her portfolio, click here.

Twitter: @anna_feng1

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Is This Love? Episode 7: Our final goodbye

Is This Love? Episode 7: Our final goodbye

May 28, 2020

Our journey in finding the meaning of love has finally come to an end. Join Sam, Zach, Anna, Alena, and Kim for one last goodbye as they go over past podcasts and review what they have learned throughout...

The cast of Crash Landing on You attends a promotional event (from left to right: Hyun Bin (Ri Jeong Hyeok), Son Ye-Jin (Yoon Se-Ri), Seo Ji-Hye (Seo Dan), and Kim Jung-Hyun (Gu Seung-Joon)).

Netflix’s ‘Crash Landing on You’ humanizes North Korea

May 27, 2020

Out of all the k-dramas I've seen so far in 2020, Netflix's 2019 release "Crash Landing on You" is by far the most unique. The series follows a wealthy heiress named Yoon Se-Ri, who lands in North Korea...

Is This Love? Episode 6: Self-love in self-isolation

Is This Love? Episode 6: Self-love in self-isolation

May 18, 2020

Two months into quarantine, people all around the world continue to adjust to their new life under a pandemic. In this episode of Is This Love? Zach, Kim, Alena, and Anna discuss how social distancing...

Which Is This Love? team member are you most similar to?

Which ‘Is This Love?’ team member are you most similar to?

May 18, 2020

Are you most like Kimberly, Alena, Anna, Sam, or Zachary? Take this quiz to find out!

The Throwback Playlist

The Throwback Playlist

April 23, 2020

Miss the old-time romance of love from previous decades? Experience the passage of love throughout time with our throwback playlist, curated to take you through the shifting musical genres in American...

Deborah Kerr and Gregory Peck act in Beloved Infidel (1959). Movies that sensationalize real life love stories, as Beloved Infidel does to F. Scott Fitzgeralds relationship with Sheila Graham, only serve to warp our expectations of love in daily life.

Opinion: The problem with modern love lies with society, not us

April 13, 2020

Throughout human existence, love has always been the subject of countless books, poems, and movies. Whatever the medium, one thing's for sure: society is obsessed with the idea of love, with all its benefits...

The Class of 2020 poses and smiles for their senior sunrise photo.

Dear Class of 2020

April 3, 2020

Dear Class of 2020, Hi. You might know me from a class we've taken over the years, a club we attended together, or you may not know me at all. Regardless of whether or not we experienced high school...

The Self-Love Playlist

The Self-Love Playlist

March 25, 2020

We all have lots of free time now, so what better way to spend it than learning how to love yourself! Whether you're far long your self-love journey or you're just starting, this playlist will help you...

Is This Love? Episode 3: Bad ideas

Is This Love? Episode 3: Bad ideas

March 23, 2020

Disclaimer: This episode contains spoilers for "A Walk to Remember," "What's Wrong with Secretary Kim?," "500 Days of Summer," "Titanic," "The Notebook," and "You." Listener discretion is advised.   With...

Conan Gray performs at U Street Music Hall, Washington, D.C. in 2019.

‘Kid Krow’ offers a poignant look into Gen Z adolescence

March 22, 2020

What do you get when you cross Lorde's melancholy with The 1975's sound and Taylor Swift's songwriting skills? Why, Conan Gray, of course. Gray's newest album, "Kid Krow," captures both the intense...

Baysian Eats Episode One: Little Shanghai

March 18, 2020

In the first episode of a video series dedicated to reviewing local Bay Area Asian eateries, Sam, Anna, and Kim go to restaurant Little Shanghai to try its signature Shanghaiese cuisine. Music: secret...

Which Famous Romantic Movie Are You?

Which Famous Romantic Movie Are You?

March 17, 2020
Romantic movies tend to be some of the most famous movies ever. Take this quiz to find out which classic romantic movie you are!
The Puppy Love Playlist

The Puppy Love Playlist

March 4, 2020

Everyone has had a crush at some point in their life. All of us are familiar with the nervousness and excitement that builds up inside of you when you see your crush. So, we have made a playlist full of...

Is This Love? Episode 2: Crush culture

Is This Love? Episode 2: Crush culture

February 29, 2020

What is a crush? How do you know if you like someone and not just the idea of dating? In this episode, join hosts Kimberly Mitchell, Sam Chu, Anna Feng, and special guest Zach Khouri as they explore...

Bangtan Sonyeondan (BTS) attends the 2019 Billboard Music Awards. With their latest album, BTS explores their path of success and the highs and lows that come with it.

BTS returns to their roots with ‘Map of the Soul: 7’

February 27, 2020

Seven years; seven members; seven albums. For worldwide sensation Bangtan Sonyeondan (BTS), seven has become their defining number and the name of their most recent album, "Map of the Soul (MOTS): 7." With...

The Lovey Dovey Playlist

The Lovey Dovey Playlist

February 19, 2020

Many say that the best way to gain knowledge is through the language of others. That's why we've compiled a playlist to help you understand love through the perspective of others. Follow Is This...

Is This Love? Episode 1: Love experiences, self-love, and ... dancing?

Is This Love? Episode 1: Love experiences, self-love, and … dancing?

February 14, 2020

What is love? Is love real? Will I be forever alone? These questions haunt many teenagers, and these four seniors are no different. Join the hosts Kimberly Mitchell, Alena Ruhstaller, Sam Chu, and...

Come join four seniors as they explore love and all the facets that come with it.

Is This Love?

February 14, 2020

How does it feel to love someone?  That the feelings exploding in your chest and traveling wildly through your veins are similar to what this other person has pumping in his or her heart? That they...

Valentines Day is a day for love, but many think that its constricted to just romantic love.

The Love Blog: Don’t dread Valentine’s Day

February 13, 2020

Dear fellow single people, You're not alone. Don't worry; we're here for you. Valentine's Day is one of the most painful days of the year for us. Every year, we suffer as we watch couples hug and...

Conan Gray performs at U Street Music Hall, Washington, D.C. in 2019.

Opinion: Conan Gray is an artist to watch

December 10, 2019

From a small town in Texas to playing in stages nationwide, Conan Gray has come a long way. In the past two years, Gray has skyrocketed to stardom. Gray started his music career innocuously, first posting...

Hydro Flasks and Fjällräven backpacks are part of the ridiculed VSCO girl trend.

Opinion: The stigma around teenage girls needs to stop

September 29, 2019

I remember, when I was younger, how much I didn't want to be like other girls. I prided myself on never falling into the "Twilight" rabbit hole, I wore my dislike for One Direction like a badge of honor,...

Tavi Benelli, a senior, was arrested on child molestation charges at
Pump It Up, an indoor bounce house, on Monday, April 1, 2019.

News Brief: Carlmont senior arrested for alleged child molestation

April 3, 2019

Tavi Benelli, a Carlmont senior and Belmont resident, is facing charges for possession of child pornography and molestation of a child after he allegedly touched and took inappropriate pictures of a 7-year-old...

Colyn Fischer introduces the Central Middle School Orchestra during the Hometown Days kickoff event.

Hometown Days brings San Carlos together

May 24, 2018

With holidays such as the Fourth of July, it is easy to forget about one's hometown. With San Carlos, this is not the case. From May 18–20, the San Carlos Hometown Days Committee and a group of volunteers...

Fernando Moreno Jr. plays with electric currents at a booth.

STEAM Fest exposes kids to new careers

May 6, 2018

From 11 a.m.–3 p.m., the Redwood City Courthouse Square was packed with booths featuring everything from art to science camps to robotics. This year's Redwood City Science Technology Engineering...

A volunteer works with a club participant on phrases associated with grocery shopping.

Immigrants learn English at San Carlos Library’s ESL Club

April 20, 2018

America is made up of immigrants, and not all of them speak English. The English as Second Language (ESL) Club at the San Carlos Library aims to change that by providing an opportunity for non-native...

Children were able to pick out their own books during the half-hour storytime session.

Weekly Pajama Storytime helps children focus

April 11, 2018

Surrounded by various picture books and stuffed animals, volunteer Mickey Wicz begins to read to a small gaggle of children. Each Wednesday evening from 7–7:30 p.m., the San Mateo County Library (SMCL)...

Sophomore Chloe Stanks uses a credit card to purchase a box of Girl Scout cookies from Katherine Emerson.

Girl Scouts adapt to 21st century

March 22, 2018

As February rolls around, one can expect to find Girl Scouts selling cookies at every corner of the neighborhood. However, these delectable treats are now available for purchase online and through credit...

The San Carlos Sheriffs Office is located in the San Carlos Civic Center on the corner of Elm and Cherry Street.

San Carlos gets new police chief

March 22, 2018

San Carlos will have a new police chief as of March 26. It was announced on March 8 that Capt. Mark Duri would be taking over Greg Rothaus as the police chief of the City of Good Living, according to...

Two performers in a lion costume dance to the beat of drums.

Redwood City’s Lunar New Year Festival celebrates diversity

March 3, 2018

For a day, the Redwood City Courthouse Square was transformed into a bustling area filled with street stalls and colorful red lanterns as people came together to celebrate Redwood City's eighth annual...

Sophomore Sophia Krackov answers a question in her AP European history class. Krackov said, You definitely have to be committed in order to do well.

AP classes spark passions and stress

February 15, 2018

“I didn’t sleep last night because I had to finish my outline.” This is a sentiment felt by many advanced placement (AP) European history (APEH) students. For many of the students, APEH is their...

The new Design Tech campus can be seen as one drives down the road to Oracle.

Design Tech High School settles into new campus

January 27, 2018

Design Tech High School used to be a school without a campus. However, that all changed with the grand opening of Design Tech's new location, situated in the marshes of Redwood Shores. The high school,...

Candles are set out as gifts for survivors to bring home.

Families gather to commemorate loss of loved ones

November 24, 2017

For people who have lost friends or family to suicide, the International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day on Nov. 26 was a way to connect with others who understood what they were going through, as well as...

The Music Teachers Association of California organization encourages people to donate their old, gently used music books to fire victims.

Music Teachers’ Association of California donates music to fire victims

November 10, 2017

When one thinks of the California fires, not many people would associate it with the loss of music teachers' studios and collections. This is why the Music Teachers' Association of California (MTAC)...

Pumpkins sit in the fields waiting to be brought down to the lower lot for sale.

Webb Ranch’s pumpkin patch brings families together

October 27, 2017

As Halloween draws nearer, families head over to Webb Ranch to pick out the perfect pumpkin. The ranch is a family-run farm in the heart of Portola Valley, which features a petting zoo, pony rides,...

Various sketches hang from the rotunda walls depicting soldier Alvin Colbys daily life while deployed during World War One.

County History Museum opens new exhibit

October 14, 2017

After much hard work and preparation, the San Mateo County History Museum finally opened its new exhibit, titled Sketches From World War I, last month. The exhibit showcases artwork from Alvin Page...

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