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

Ava Litvak

Ava Litvak, Staff Writer

Ava Litvak is a sophomore at Carlmont High School and writes about the school's administration. Ava enjoys writing because journalism is the gateway to understanding the world around us.

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Carlmont students on the San Carlos Youth Advisory Board assembled a mental health resource workshop with professionals from OneLife Counseling Center.

Carlmont students organize mental health resources

May 19, 2021

Students have almost made it. The first school year of distance learning is coming to a close. But as the isolation of 2021 continues to take its toll on mental health, therapeutic practices remain crucial. As...

The Carlmont Drama Departments spring play will be presented virtually this upcoming month.

The show must go on! Carlmont Drama presents a virtual play

April 25, 2021

Live theater is an inherently fickle medium. Anything could go wrong: technical difficulties, costume mishaps, forgotten lines -- but whatever obstacles present themselves, the show must always go on. Perseverance...

SUHSD calls for parents to become on-campus substitute teachers for the remainder of the 2020-2021 school year.

San Carlos and Belmont parents apply for substitute teacher positions

March 25, 2021

A pleasant surprise, a weight off the shoulders: a substitute teacher day. Kahoots and Bill Nye, a break period amongst all the chaos.  An experience lost to the COVID-19 pandemic, soon to be restored...

Mental illness is a widespread struggle with teens. Diagnoses skyrocket in high school aged students.

SOS offers mental health support for Carlmont students

January 10, 2021

Late nights, coffee, blue light, and, far too often, tears. This is a routine all too familiar for high school students. A routine that’s become even more regular recently. Under the current circumstances,...

Patriarchy develops internalized sexism which angles to isolate girls and women from one another in order to maintain the set gender hierarchy.

Internalized misogyny and you

December 13, 2020

“Excuse me. Hi, I just wanted to let you know that I am not going to smile, act dumb, hide my body, pretend, lie, be silent for you. And that everything I do, I do for me, and I’m not going to...

Teachers persevere through distance learnings adverse consequences

Teachers persevere through distance learning’s adverse consequences

December 3, 2020

The distance learning format of the 2020-21 school year has proven to be a challenge for Carlmont teachers' mental health. Teachers are experiencing the same stress, anxiety, and burnout as students...

Distance learning is modifying the future of college admissions for the Class of 2021.

Carlmont supports students applying to college during pandemic

November 11, 2020

As seniors approach submitting their college applications, members of Carlmont High School's administration are taking new measures to prepare them in an online environment. Nina Rasor, the College...

All classes for the foreseeable future at Carlmont are taking place on Zoom, a video chat platform. This new format has caused unique issues for attendance.

Distance learning presents new challenges for school attendance

October 21, 2020

Due to online distance learning, Carlmont's student attendance is facing unique obstacles. Since March 2020, schools across the nation have been operating entirely online. Students and administrators...

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