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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

Arianna Bayangos

Arianna Bayangos, Scot Scoop News Editor

Arianna Bayangos has been involved in journalism since sophomore year. She is very passionate about her work and particularly loves to pursue narratives in stories and interview other people. In the future, she hopes to have a career combining her passion for journalism and business.


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Many students set their hearts on one school; in the next few weeks, they find out whether they got in or not.

Focusing on yourself during the college admissions process

March 16, 2015

As college admissions decisions are being released throughout the month, along with that comes the same questions and conversations. It is inevitable of course; all the seniors who applied to four year...

The Electric Vibes mixer is an event open to all high schoolers that will feature DJ Ryan Pau.

DECA hosts Electric Vibes Mixer

February 5, 2015

The Carlmont Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) club is hosting its first mixer, Electric Vibes, at the Quinlan Community Center on Feb. 6 from 7 to 10 p.m. Carlmont alumni Ryan Pau will...

Carlmonts DECA club members work together to achieve their goals.

[Photo] DECA prepares students for the real world

November 23, 2014

Carlmont's DECA club members work together to achieve their goals.

Many of the crops in America are becoming scarce. Photo used with a Creative Commons license.

Food insecurity: an overlooked issue in our society

October 14, 2014

America, we have a problem. Something that most of us love but take for granted is becoming scarce. Forty-nine million Americans, which make up around 16 percent of the population, suffer from food...

Carlmont students explore their passions for theater by performing in the play, Pride and Prejudice.

Advice to freshmen

September 7, 2014

It felt like a blink of an eye; I’m now a senior. I remember my first day of school. I didn’t know where any of my classes were and I didn’t know what to expect. Everywhere I walked, I heard upperclassmen...

Carlmont DECA poses with Chef Jeff at the leadership  Photo provided by Arianna Bayangos.

DECA prepares students for more than a career in business

September 4, 2014

Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) molds the future businesspeople of Carlmont. DECA is a worldwide business organization that exposes students to a career in business in fields such as finance,...

Striving for sustenance through politics and science

Striving for sustenance through politics and science

August 29, 2014

While many at Carlmont are passionate about spreading environmental awareness, senior James Xie intends to pursue a career in which he can further research the field of sustainable energy. Xie said,...

How to Survive High School Day Five: Dont choose your activities only based on your friends

How to Survive High School Day Five: Don’t choose your activities only based on your friends

August 29, 2013

At Carlmont, there are many options for extracurricular activities such as clubs centering around a particular interest and different sports. As you choose your activities to join during your time at Carlmont,...

Photo by Gianna Dimick

The last assembly of the year

May 18, 2013

And the Oscars go to... Carlmont's Associated Student Body  assembly commission members Kaela Ismael, Anna Shutovska, and Michael Saber have been working together to create an awards-themed assembly...

Carlmont students perform in last years spring play Pride and Prejudice.

‘Pride and Prejudice’: a classic love story brought to Carlmont

May 4, 2013

Carlmont's Performing Arts Department presented an impressive rendition of Jane Austen's famous love story, Pride and Prejudice. Set in the 19th century in England, Pride and Prejudice is a story...

Sarah Burry and Charlotte Lewis founded Act Out Against Cancer to combine their love for the arts and helping out a good cause.

Performing for a cause

April 5, 2013

With a love for theater and personal stories as an inspiration, Sarah Burry and Charlotte Lewis founded a non-profit organization, Act Out Against Cancer, which encourages local theaters and performing...

Helene Haugerud models a gown from B Chic Fashions.

DECA prom fashion show struts to Carlmont

March 17, 2013

Carlmont's Distributive Education Club of America (DECA club) hosted their first prom fashion show on March 15. The proceeds of the show went to the club and Make-A-Wish Foundation. The show featured...

Reggie Chatman created many posters to promote his campaign.

Reggie Chatman elected as next year’s ASB president

February 28, 2013

Junior Reggie Chatman was elected for next year's Associated Student Body president on Feb 26., 2013. His competition for ASB president was Claire Porter, who is the current junior class vice president. Chatman...

Barbara Struyf, a flight attendant and Heather Martugh, a journalist, talk about their careers to the audience.

SOS program presents Carlmont’s first annual women’s conference

February 13, 2013

The Students Offering Support program (SOS) hosted Carlmont's first annual women's conference, "Aspire to Inspire" to encourage girls to make goals for themselves in the future. The conference featured...

Students ask the art teachers about their class and view other students artwork.

Course fair held to help students pick their classes for next year

January 29, 2013

Carlmont's annual course fair was held from Jan. 28 through Jan. 29 in the main gym during lunch to help students select their classes for next year. During the course fair, students visited booths...

Rachna Gandhi studies for the upcoming SAT.

Carlmont hosts mock SAT and ACT tests

January 17, 2013

Mock SAT and ACT tests are coming up this weekend to improve students’ performance on standardized testing. The testing will be held from 8:30-1:15 on Jan. 19 at Carlmont. Through the practice test,...

Stephannie Tong Woo scores against Del Mar.

Varsity girls basketball wins first game of the season

December 7, 2012

The varsity girls basketball team secured their first victory of this season against Del Mar on Dec. 5. Carlmont scored 35 points and Del Mar trailed with a score of 23. Within the four minutes...

Sabrina Miller and Anisa Smith jump for the ball during a scrimmage.

Varsity girls basketball gets ready for the season

November 15, 2012

  The varsity girls basketball team began preparing for their games for this season. From Oct. 29 to Nov. 3, the girls tried out for the junior varsity and varsity teams. On the week of Nov....

Cori Siddel is the tennis teams number one ranked singles player this season.

Varsity tennis player wins second place in PAL Individual Playoffs

November 3, 2012

  Cori Sidell, number one ranked singles player on varsity tennis, won second place in the Peninsula Athletic League Individual Tournament from Oct 30-Nov 1. Pareesa Darafshi also played...

Tennis stumbles with loss to MA

Tennis stumbles with loss to MA

October 17, 2012

Carlmont lost its first league match against Menlo-Atherton High School on Oct. 16. Carlmont defeated M-A earlier in the season, so this loss puts them both in first in league. The match consisted...

Pareesa Darafshi and Tarilyn Won warm up before the game.

Varsity tennis defeats Aragon

October 5, 2012

Varsity girls tennis secured a victory against Aragon High School winning 5-2 matches on Oct 4.  With this win, Carlmont currently stands first in the league. Unlike last year, all of Aragon's...

Sydney Cho warms up before playing Burlingame.

Varsity girls tennis wins against former PAL champions

September 19, 2012

Carlmont beat Burlingame High School, last year's Peninsula Athletic League champions, winning 4-3 in total matches. "It was our first real challenge playing powerful hitters. It looked tight...

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