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

Annika Barsy

Annika Barsy, Staff Writer

Annika is a sophomore who has a passion for both literature and the arts. She actively works towards her goals and sets time aside to enjoy her life with family and friends. One of her goals in life is to look back on her experiences and to be proud of her accomplishments, while also accepting her mistakes as vital steps towards personal growth.

Twitter: @bannikabar

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A print-out of the Carlmont High School dress code is displayed in Denise Stewards classroom.

Students raise concerns regarding dress code

May 24, 2019

Over time, there has been much controversy regarding the topic of school dress code and Carlmont High School is no exception. While some believe the dress code is generally biased and in need of revision,...

Alison Kim looks disappointedly at another blocked website while she tries to do research for school.

Student grievances challenge Carlmont’s online policies

May 24, 2019

It isn't uncommon for students using a school-issued device or the campus wifi to find many of their online sources blocked by the Sequoia Union High School District. There have been reports of "excessive"...

Two Robotics team members discuss strategies before participating in their competition.

Personal accomplishments and satisfaction define Robotics Club’s success

April 14, 2019

The Carlmont Robotics Club concluded their competition season with pride and high hopes for their future. The Robotics Team, 199 Deep Blue Robotics, has spent hours upon hours designing, building, and...

Members of the Classic Films Club watch and discuss Wings of Desire in room A1.

Classic Films Club raises curtain for new leaders

March 14, 2019

As third quarter comes to an end, the Classic Films Club prepares to welcome new leadership and ideas to bring into the next school year. "Our goal is to appreciate the gems of the film industry," said...

An illustration features Alice Muirs Instagram art account.

Social media gives new opportunities to aspiring artists

February 14, 2019

Social media has increased its popularity with teens and is now being used to broadcast their artistic talents. According to a 2018 study by the Pew Research Center, 95 percent of teens (13-17 years...

Eli Wallow and Liana Feigelson attentively learn about Japanese culture.

J-Pop Club dances their way to new friendships

January 26, 2019

The Japanese Culture Club, commonly known as J-Pop club, strives to teach Carlmont students both the traditional and pop culture aspects of Japan. The club mostly focuses on bringing together people...

The clothes that people wear don’t always correlate with their gender.

Gender is more than meets the eye

January 24, 2019

Upon entering your last class of the day, you notice your teacher’s desk is empty. You think nothing of it and wait for the start of class. With the toll of the final bell, a substitute enters the building....

Freesia Finn, Chanel Gruevarra, and Mikayla Acosta volunteer at the Laguna Honda community trail project.

San Francisco greenery is a sight for sore eyes

December 11, 2018

When people imagine a hospital, they usually think of an uncomfortably sterile room lit by bright fluorescent lights. But at Laguna Honda Hospital and Rehabilitation Center, this is not the case. On...

A sponsoring team member celebrates the end of her walk.

Hundreds walk for awareness of suicide prevention

October 30, 2018

People gathered in a small park in San Jose,  where they share their losses and work toward a brighter future regarding suicide prevention. The South Bay Out of Darkness Walk brings people together...

Some embrace the end of their walk out of the darkness with joy.

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Some embrace the end of their walk out of the darkness with joy.

A walker celebrates in the isle of bubbles.

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A walker celebrates in the isle of bubbles.

Team Elliot completes their walk together with pride.

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Team Elliot completes their walk together with pride.

People add leaves to the remembrance tree to recognize the lives lost to suicide.

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People add leaves to the remembrance tree to recognize the lives lost to suicide.

A family rides through the end of their walk with excitement.

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A family rides through the end of their walk with excitement.

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