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Scot Scoop News

The student news site of Carlmont High School in Belmont, California.

Scot Scoop News

Avery Adams

Avery Adams, Staff Writer

Avery Adams is a journalism student in her senior year at Carlmont. She is currently the editor-in-chief and front page designer for The Highlander. She plays competitive soccer and enjoys spending time outdoors in her spare time.

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Forward Dro Avetian fakes out his St. Ignatius opponent before crossing the ball into the center for a shot.

Wildcats terminate Scots’ winning streak in CCS championship

March 4, 2017

Everything was left on the field: blood, sweat, and tears.  After a long, hard-fought journey, boys varsity soccer’s season came to an end after falling to the St. Ignatius Wildcats on March 3 during...

Designer Prabal Gurung used his final walk of his runway show on Feb. 12 as a platform to divulge his stance on current political and social issues.

Evolving interface of Fashion Week bridges gap between designer and consumer

February 22, 2017

From New York to London and Milan to Paris, Fashion Week 2017 is well underway across the globe. Traditionally, Fashion Week presents only the most luxurious designers exclusively to the eyes of highbrow...

Vice President Mike Pence broke the 50-50 stalemate in the Senate, making Betsy DeVos the next education secretary.

Betsy DeVos’ appointment causes uncertainty among educators and students

February 12, 2017

Betsy DeVos is the ideal cabinet member for a president determined to appoint officials that aim to eradicate the agencies they run and determine the fate of policies and programs based on individual ideology. DeVos...

Over 470,000 men, women, and children gathered in Washington D.C. on Jan. 21 to protest the election of President Donald Trump.

Women’s March supporters lack clear direction

January 29, 2017

“This is the moment of the beginning of the revival of the women’s movement,” said Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, the D-N.Y., to the demonstrators in Washington D.C. on Jan. 21. Filled with resentment...

Businesses that participate in Black Friday target the consumer through various deals and discounts.

Tis’ the season of selfishness

December 2, 2016

There's not much that can get a teenager out of bed at 4 a.m. But the endless possibility of bargain after bargain on Black Friday lures people of all ages from their beds one discount at a time. As...

Freshman Morgan McClellan spikes the ball of the net against the Cougars.

[Photo] Scots set winning record in successful season

November 15, 2016

Freshman Morgan McClellan spikes the ball of the net against the Cougars.

Donald Trump was elected the 45th president of the United States Nov. 8 as he gives a victory speech thanking his campaign staff and making promises for his upcoming presidency.

Bay Area bubble bursts in wake of Trump victory

November 12, 2016

Donald Trump supporters are ignorant, but not as much as Hillary Clinton supporters. As the presidential election drew nearer, the majority of Carlmont's population and the Bay Area as a whole scoffed...

Freshman Morgan McClellan leaps into the air to tip the ball over the Cougars right side hitter.

Scots celebrate senior night with a win

October 26, 2016

Bleachers filled. Walls decorated. Deafening cheers echoing throughout the gym. On Oct. 25 the Scots celebrated their senior night with a victory over the Half Moon Bay Cougars. Despite...

Homecoming 2016

Homecoming 2016

October 17, 2016

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Bryan Tara tackles his San Mateo opponent to the ground, shutting down a scoring opportunity for the Bearcats.

[Photo] Varsity football falls to Bearcats in homecoming game

October 15, 2016

Bryan Tara tackles his San Mateo opponent to the ground, shutting down a scoring opportunity for the Bearcats.

Carlmonts defensive line opens a lane for running back, Devon Sagon to move down field.

Varsity football surges to a strong win over El Camino

October 1, 2016

Yet again, Carlmont Scots fell behind early. But unlike their typical pattern, on Sept. 30 they shocked the crowd, or lack thereof, by coming back and beating El Camino High School 28-6. As the Scots...

Senior Hunter Manter leaps out of the water to block his opponent from taking a shot.

Varsity water polo suffers first loss of season

September 15, 2016

Despite gaining the initial lead just seconds after the starting whistle, boys varsity water polo fell 16-7 to the Menlo-Atherton Bears on Sept. 14, experiencing their first loss of the season. The...

Senior Snehal Pandey sets herself up for a backhand return to gain the lead during her first set.

Girls varsity tennis prepares for intense fall season

September 1, 2016

Girls varsity tennis looks to fine-tune their skills for the upcoming season with the guidance of their new coach, Scott Howard, after a 2-5 loss to Palo Alto High School on Aug. 31. “Coach Scott...

The Screamin Scots show their pride for Carlmont by cheering for their football team.

Screamin’ Scots returning for upcoming football season

August 26, 2015

Hail to Thee, Oh, Carlmont High! Although the Carlmont-Hymn is monotonously slurred at the back-to-school rules presentation, it is chanted with spirit and pride by Carlmont’s very own Screamin’...

Albaum stretches over an incoming runner and braces himself to tag out the opponent.

[Photo] Varsity baseball’s motivation stays strong despite loss

March 7, 2015

Albaum stretches over an incoming runner and braces himself to tag out the opponent.

Albaum stretches over an incoming runner and braces himself to tag out the opponent.

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March 7, 2015

Albaum stretches over an incoming runner and braces himself to tag out the opponent.

Center fielder Spencer Stewart, a junior, rounds third base during a two out rally, in which Carlmont scores to even the score.

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March 7, 2015

Center fielder Spencer Stewart, a junior, rounds third base during a two out rally, in which Carlmont scores to even the score.

Senior Sean Yao puts all of his power into every pitch as he excels Carlmonts defense. We have a saying, which is to always win the inning and keep on fighting. We must be relentless, never give up, even when we are down, and always have our heads up, said Yao.

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March 7, 2015

Senior Sean Yao puts all of his power into every pitch as he excels Carlmont's defense. "We have a saying, which is to always win the inning and keep on fighting. We must be relentless, never give up,...

Left fielder Tyler Brandenburg, a junior, sets his stance low as he prepares to bunt the ball to advance Carlmonts base runners. Batting is situational. I always think about trying to move the runner over, get a run in or help the team as much as I can, said Brandenburg.

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March 7, 2015

Left fielder Tyler Brandenburg, a junior, sets his stance low as he prepares to bunt the ball to advance Carlmont's base runners. "Batting is situational. I always think about trying to move the runner...

Santa Claus is coming to the quad

Santa Claus is coming to the quad

December 4, 2014

Christmas is coming early this year as Santa will be making his journey to Carlmont on Dec. 12 at lunch in the quad. Carlmont’s Associated Student Body will be recreating a winter scene with snow...

Max Ware winds up to fire the ball during the opening game of the dodgeball tournament

Dodgeball tournament feels like recess

November 23, 2014

Recess is back. For the next few weeks, a common schoolyard activity, dodgeball, is being played on the football field as Carlmont’s Associated Student Body works to bring the nostalgic thoughts...

Zoe Wildman braces herself while getting blood drawn during Carlmonts blood drive.

Staff and students donate blood

November 1, 2014

The needle tears through layers of delicate skin. She looks away, ready for the sting to cease. Thick dark blood travels up the tube. A life is saved. Junior Zoe Wildman is one of many Carlmont...

Drumline shakes away the competition during the finale of Carlmont Cup at the Homecoming Assembly.

Superhero themed assembly entertains students

October 19, 2014

ASB fought for truth, justice, and school spirit during the Homecoming Assembly on Oct. 16. A variety of superhero-themed activities were showcased during the assembly. “We have themed assemblies...

ASB beats the Persian Club in a water gun shootout.

Students across campus compete for the cup

October 2, 2014

Music blasts from speakers and mixes with the cheers and hollers. Curious students crowd the quad stairs to watch the spectacle. The Carlmont Cup is an annual tournament held by the associated student...

The audience is focused on Scott Backovichs entertaining speech.

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October 2, 2014

The audience is focused on Scott Backovich's entertaining speech.

Backovich engages the audience at Carlmonts welcome-back assembly

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October 2, 2014

Backovich engages the audience at Carlmont's welcome-back assembly

Scott Backovich catalyzes students enthusiasm.

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October 2, 2014

Scott Backovich catalyzes students' enthusiasm.

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