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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

Audrey Boyce

Audrey Boyce, Scot Scoop Editor

Audrey Boyce is a senior who runs track and cross country. She enjoys outdoor activities such as longboarding and going on adventures. To check out her profile, click here.

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Orange Sky

October 5, 2020

Bay Area residents awoke to a thick layer of wildfire smoke blanketing their cities on the morning of Wednesday, Sept. 9.  The ominous orange haze resembled an apocalyptic landscape, or perhaps the...

The CDC recommends that people wear masks in public settings. In situations where one cannot wear a mask, it suggests keeping a social distance of at least 6 feet from others.

[Photo] Does wearing a mask lower your oxygen levels?

September 26, 2020

The CDC recommends that people wear masks in public settings. In situations where one cannot wear a mask, it suggests keeping a social distance of at least 6 feet from others.

Envisioning a better future is important during this difficult time.

[Photo] Editorial: Utopian fiction is needed during this dystopian time

September 8, 2020

Envisioning a better future is important during this difficult time.

Social distancing is part of stage one of Gov. Gavin Newsoms plan for reopening California.

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September 8, 2020

Social distancing is part of stage one of Gov. Gavin Newsom's plan for reopening California.

While students usually receive letter grades on their report cards, this semester they either receive credit or no credit for each course.

Scot Scoop Explains: Credit/no credit system

April 18, 2020

On April 15, the Sequoia Union High School District (SUHSD) Board of Trustees made the emergency decision to move to a credit/no credit system that will be applied to the entire Spring semester of 2020. This...

Each Valentines Day, 36 million boxes of chocolate are sold.

[Photo] Editorial: Valentine’s Day has lost its meaning

February 3, 2020

Each Valentine's Day, 36 million boxes of chocolate are sold.

Coastal Cleanup members look over a map of the clean up site.

Belmont thinks globally, acts locally on Coastal Cleanup Day

September 27, 2019

Coastal Cleanup Day celebrates its 30th anniversary, bringing together community members to clean up their local beaches, parks, creeks, or rivers. Coincidentally, this year’s Coastal Cleanup Day took...

People gather on the corner of Laurel Street as the event kicks off.

San Carlos experiments with a downtown block party

September 13, 2019

Laughter rings through the air as the sun shines brightly overhead, celebrating one last hurrah as the summer comes to an end. On Sept. 8, the San Carlos community held its first-ever downtown block...

The majority of San Mateo County is in a red zone, meaning it is at a high risk for wildfires.

San Mateo County gears up for wildfire season

August 29, 2019

As September approaches and temperatures are well into the 90s, Californians prepare for the possibility of another deadly wildfire season. Local officials constantly watch the Wildland Urban Interface...

Bands play Hungarian music from the stage to liven up the event.

Hungarians join together to celebrate their heritage

May 18, 2019

Hungarians held a festival on the day preceding Mother's Day, as they have done for the past five years, to bring their culture into the Belmont community at Twin Pines Park. People danced to traditional...

Children of all ages enjoy the event.

Belmont kids break local egg hunting record at Twin Pines Park

April 26, 2019

As Easter Sunday approached, the City of Belmont organized the annual Easter Egg Hunt, a tradition that has taken place in Belmont for decades. On April 20, children from the ages of 3 to 10 gathered...

A mom looking at all of the high school choices for her 8th grader and ponders which one will be best.

Local high schools offer something for everyone

March 12, 2019

Bobby sits in class struggling to understand the first problem on the worksheet. His eyes dart across the room but the teacher is not available to help. On the other side of the classroom, Richard has...

Families browse in the sports section of the San Carlos Camp Fair.

San Carlos Camp Fair offers one-stop shopping for busy parents

March 7, 2019

San Carlos held their second annual Camp Fair, a showcase for local summer programs. It was an opportunity for parents, children, and teens looking for summer jobs to talk directly to the camp directors...

Like many new apartment buildings, smoking is prohibited at the Trestle apartment complex.

Multifamily housing residents plead for a smoking ban

February 8, 2019

Following the lead of other cities in the San Mateo County, the San Carlos City Council is tackling the problem of smoking in apartment buildings. On Jan. 28, a study session was held to discuss a possible...

The planning commission presents their recommendations.

San Carlos City Council strives to make better gun regulations

January 17, 2019

A brand new City Council took on the timely issue of firearm regulations in San Carlos on Jan. 14. The topic of guns has caught the attention of many San Carlos citizens, especially since a chain store...

Crowds of people stand to watch the performance under fake snow generated by a bubble machine.

San Carlos holiday festivities light up the night

December 2, 2018

The holidays have arrived, and many people have begun to hang up their lights in anticipation for Christmas. That includes the City of San Carlos. On Nov. 30, the City of San Carlos kicked off the holiday...

The lights strung across the street illuminate the night.

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December 2, 2018

The lights strung across the street illuminate the night.

Kids swing around on one of the rides that the festival offered.

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December 2, 2018

Kids swing around on one of the rides that the festival offered.

The festival included a train for kids to ride down Laurel Street.

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December 2, 2018

The festival included a train for kids to ride down Laurel Street.

Food stands are set up across the festival.

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December 2, 2018

Food stands are set up across the festival.

Thousands of people crowd Eucalyptus Avenue to enjoy the festivities.

Eucalyptus Avenue welcomes revelers on Halloween

November 4, 2018

Thousands of children descended upon Eucalyptus Avenue on Halloween night as they have done for many decades. While many streets remain quiet on Halloween night, the residents of Eucalyptus Avenue were...

Election signs pop up across San Carlos as race heats up.

San Carlos City Council candidates turn their focus on Generation Z

October 19, 2018

As the U.S. midterms approach, politics are on everybody's mind. However, an equally important election is being overlooked: the race for the San Carlos City Council, where three out of five candidates...

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