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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

Brandon Moon

Brandon Moon, Segment Producer

Brandon Moon is a sophomore at Carlmont High School and this is his first year in journalism. Brandon likes to dissect the mechanisms of what goes on in ASB and Carlmont's administration. Beyond school, Brandon has an avid interest in watching films and listening to music.

Twitter: @moon04_brandon

All content by Brandon Moon

Animal shelters adjust to the shelter-in-place order

May 9, 2020

During the shelter-in-place order in this period of COVID-19, many animal shelters necessitate a change to retain the quality of life for the animals that are housed in these private shelters. Despite...

Sound design is more diverse and accessible than ever

April 10, 2020

In the past decade alone, many musicians have utilized digital sound design to elevate their songs because of its accessibility and its variability of sounds. Digital synthesizers electronically create...

Overlapping school spirit events overwhelm students’ schedules

March 11, 2020

In the past few weeks, students witnessed a multitude of annual events, varying from election week to celebrations of culture and pride in the Heritage Fair. All of the events happened within a small time-frame...

Mixed-race students take a stand on participating in ethnic clubs

February 13, 2020

Many members of the Carlmont student body are mixed-race or ethnically ambiguous. Some choose to participate in on-campus clubs to further discover and identify with the variety of cultures they may or...

[Video] Routines encompass students’ lifestyles and futures

January 27, 2020

Routines are a fundamental aspect of a student's daily life, consisting of various activities such as school life, hobbies, and personal pursuits. Students approach their habitual activities with specific...

James Garcia of the Apollito band sings and plays the saxophone during a live performance.

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James Garcia of the Apollito band sings and plays the saxophone during a live performance.

Members of the band, Friction, organize their instruments prior to playing.

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Members of the band, Friction, organize their instruments prior to playing.

Former member of the Dead Engine Band,

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Former member of the Dead Engine Band,

Justin Reid, a member of the band Dead Engine, plays his drums through the rock-inspired guitars in the DNA Lounge in San Francisco.

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Justin Reid, a member of the band Dead Engine, plays his drums through the rock-inspired guitars in the DNA Lounge in San Francisco.

Theresa Torres, an intervention counselor, simulates what a group counseling session looks like. Torres discussed the need for groups at our site, and I felt this fit our population and was a good idea, said Jennifer Cho, an instructional vice principal.

New intervention counseling position reinforces student’s support system

October 19, 2019

The Sequoia Union High School District Board of Trustees approved the intervention counseling position to be in place during this school year. An intervention counselor is involved with all students...

Students gather in the ASB room during lunch to hear more about the program.

Principal’s Service Award lends a helping hand to high school volunteers

September 30, 2019

Students felt prioritized when they saw cozy string lights, a dome seating arrangement, and friendly presenters upon opening the doors to the Principal's Service Award meeting in Room A8.  On Sept....

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