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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

Avery Wong

Avery Wong, Staff Writer

Avery Wong is a junior at Carlmont High School. She enjoys creative work and helping others tell their stories. She strives to raise awareness about worldwide events, as well as community ones.

All content by Avery Wong
Happiness in countries around the world rely on the success of their schools.

Opinion: America should learn from the list of the happiest countries

January 22, 2023

For the fifth year in a row, the people of Finland have voted their country to be the happiest in the world, according to a 2022 poll report from CNN. Following closely after are Denmark, Iceland, and...

Generation Why Ep. 5: The joyous appeal of sad media

December 21, 2022

On the fifth and final episode of Generation Why, hosts Serenity and Avery talk about the appeal of sad media, specifically in music. They discuss how teenagers are drawn to melancholic songs, which is...

Generation Why Ep. 4: Balancing mental health in high school

December 5, 2022

In the fourth episode of Generation Why, hosts Serenity and Avery explore the taboo of expressing mental health issues in school versus physical health. Every year, millions of high school students...

Candidates for the upcoming Bay Area council elections put up signs to gain voters.

Modern propaganda: hiding in plain sight

November 29, 2022

The posters fluttered in the wind. They were placed all over town; on poles, in schools, and in neighborhoods. They were designed and printed to perfection, considered art, even. The dull red color and...

Generation Why Ep. 3: The real friendship test: high school

November 24, 2022

In the third episode of Generation Why, hosts Serenity Corbett and Avery Wong discuss how friendships change over time, especially during high school. The process of finding and losing friends is no...

Canadian geese lounge on Bay Area fields all year around.

Opinion: Foster City embarks on a wild goose chase

November 14, 2022

Silicon Valley. The textbook example of a utopian society that’s home to identical rows of houses, perfectly cut grass, and beautiful wildlife.  But apparently, not all wildlife is deemed beautiful...

Generation Why Ep. 2: Personal fashion never goes out of style

November 7, 2022

Tune into the second episode of Generation Why where Serenity Corbett and Avery Wong talk about self-expression through fashion and how it influences society throughout the decades. The two hosts interview...

Generation Why Ep. 1: Personality tests promote self-discovery

September 30, 2022

Welcome to the first episode of Generation Why, where hosts Serenity Corbett and Avery Wong discuss topics relating to personality tests and how people use them in everyday life. Emily Baker, a Georgetown...

Japanese-Americans of all ages are physically separated by barbed wires.

Behind the barbed wires

May 6, 2022

The flyers were put up quickly to announce the imprisonment of thousands of adults, elderly people, and children. It was the winter of 1942, and there was no apparent reason for these arrests. However,...

Princess Diana pulled off a variety of styles in her time as a royal.

Princess Diana remains the queen of fashion

April 30, 2022

Princess Diana was beloved for her impressive activism and globally adored personality, as well as her unique fashion sense. Many modern trends reflect her style, reinstating the fact that Princess Diana...

Celebrities bring a multitude of styles to the Red Carpet.

Celebrities bring unique looks to the Grammys

April 9, 2022

The Grammy Awards are known to showcase many music artists' talent and unique fashion, and the 2022 award show was no different. Here are some of the best-dressed celebrities who showcased creative colors...

Colorful traps are an effective way to catch Leprechauns.

[Photo] What is the best way to catch a leprechaun?

March 16, 2022

Colorful traps are an effective way to catch Leprechauns.

MBTI tests are available online for easy access.

MBTI matches people’s personality types

March 14, 2022

The Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) is a system in which people are sorted into 16 categories based on their personalities. Certain online tests decide if the person is introverted or extroverted, sensing...

Mints & Honey is a neighborhood coffee shop located on El Camino Real in San Carlos.

Small businesses to visit in the Bay Area

February 14, 2022

The pandemic has shown that supporting small businesses is important to keep the stores open, but it also helps bring communities together. Below are eight special shops in the Bay Area with treasures...

Teens all over the world use TikTok to learn about the newest trends.

[Photo] Which of these popular trends would you get rid of?

January 30, 2022

Teens all over the world use TikTok to learn about the newest trends.

Music apps are used by people of all ages to escape a world full of work and stress.

Song recommendations to add to your playlist

January 22, 2022

Music has been a consistent source of entertainment that has provided comfort and inspiration over the past few years. Each year, more and more artists are releasing new songs that can be hard to keep...

The Winter Olympics bring together countries around the world to watch unique sports.

The Winter Olympics flurry into motion

December 3, 2021

Athletes and coaches worldwide are beginning to prepare for the upcoming 2021 Winter Olympics. The highly anticipated festival of sports will be held in Beijing and is scheduled to begin on Feb. 4....

Carlmont offers basketball, soccer, and wrestling to all students in the winter season of sports.

The winter season of Carlmont sports arrives

November 11, 2021

November started eventfully as Carlmont's winter season of sports began with tryouts and first practices.  According to the Next College Student Athlete (NCSA), this season's selection of sports includes...

High school student-athletes face different challenges than other students when choosing a path to college.

Student-athletes face challenges in the college recruiting process

October 22, 2021

Competition is fierce for the thousands of high school athletes who have hopes of being scouted for college sports. Just under 8 million high school students participate in athletics, and from that, only...

Petra Chow, a sophomore defensive specialist, prepares for a rally.

Scots beat the Knights in a grueling battle

October 2, 2021

  The Carlmont girls JV volleyball team crushed the Hillsdale Knights in a quick two-set match, despite a starting player getting injured in the first set. The emotion-filled game took place...

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