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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

Briana McDonald

Briana McDonald, ScotCenter Editor-in-Chief

Briana Jeannel McDonald is a senior at Carlmont High School who is Editor-in-Chief ScotCenter, staff writer for The Highlander, and Scotlight. She is also in the AVID program at Carlmont High School, member of the varsity competitive cheerleading team, co-president of Latinos Unidos, and a sports fanatic.

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[Video] Carlmont falls short in CCS Championship game

December 4, 2018

Briana McDonald reports on the Scots loss against Burlingame High School in the CCS Championships.

[Video] Scots succeed in first playoff game

November 26, 2018

Briana McDonald reports on Carlmont's win against Willow Glen on Saturday, November 17th.

[Video] Scots get revenge against Jefferson High School

October 16, 2018

Briana McDonald reports on the Scots win on Friday, Oct. 12.

Becoming his own boss in the boxing world at 19 years old: Devin Haney

September 7, 2018

Briana McDonald reports on 19-year-old professional boxer Devin Haney.

[Video] Carlmont’s first annual weightlifing competition

May 24, 2018

Carlmont High School hosted it's first annual weightlifting competition on Saturday, May 19.

Becoming world champion through adversity: Casey Morton

May 16, 2018

Sitting down with Casey Morton, Asia Pacific Flyweight Champion, speaking on her history before the title and pursuing life's passions.

[Video] Advice to my younger self featuring Adrian Colbert

April 19, 2018

San Francisco 49ers DB, Adrian Colbert, gives advice to Carlmont High School football players Julian Morin and Josef Gonzalez.

[Video] Seniors win in Mini Madness

April 3, 2018

Briana McDonald reports on the seniors defeat over the sophomores in the championship.

[Video] JV girls’ lacrosse first game ends with a win

March 13, 2018

Briana McDonald reports on the JV girls' lacrosse first game against rival, Sequoia High School.

[Video] ScotCenter February Update

March 13, 2018

Briana McDonald reports on the highlights of February 2018.

[Video] Choir potluck strengthens choir community

March 2, 2018

Food, fun, and laughter filled the Student Union on Tuesday evening as the choir students were treated to their semi-annual potluck. Due to the absence of regular choir director, Genevieve Tep,...

[Video] ScotCenter January Update

February 4, 2018

Briana McDonald reports on the highlights of January 2018.

Varsity boys’ basketball defeats Burlingame

January 25, 2018

Briana McDonald reports on the Scot's 62-40 win against Burlingame High School.

JV girls’ basketball starts season off strong

January 4, 2018

Briana McDonald reports on the start of the JV girls' Basketball season.

Scots reflect on their first loss

November 11, 2017

Briana McDonald reports on the end of the varsity football team's winning streak.

The development of Carlmont’s football program

November 11, 2017

Briana McDonald reports on the development of the Carlmont varsity football team.

Scots win a close game over San Mateo

November 11, 2017

Briana McDonald reports on the Carlmont football game against the San Mateo Bearcats on Friday, Oct. 6.

[Video] Tie dye brings school spirit

November 11, 2017

Briana McDonald reports on a tie dye on campus that brings school spirit in preparation for homecoming.

[Video] The development of Carlmont’s football program

October 24, 2017

Briana McDonald reports on the development of Carlmont's football team.

Fellow teammates cheer on the Scots as they wait to sub in.

[Photo] Varsity volleyball wins a hard-fought victory over the Bearcats

September 20, 2017

Fellow teammates cheer on the Scots as they wait to sub in.

Varsity football players practice lineman drills after school on May 25.

Football begins practices early for the upcoming season

June 1, 2017

Carlmont football held practice on May 25 after school in the sunny weather.   The team prepares for the upcoming season early to become familiar with the new team and get in shape. Both the varsity...

Carlmont varsity boys runners getting ready to race on April 19.

Carlmont track and field defeats Terra Nova

April 21, 2017

On Wednesday, April 19, the Scots faced off Terra Nova on a hot and sunny afternoon. Before the starting pistol shot off for the first event at 3:15, the girls 400-meter relay team nervously practiced...

Sophomore Alexander Wang serves to his opponent.

Scots badminton wins in a close game over Aragon

March 16, 2017

It was a close game for the Scots badminton team against Aragon on March 14, but they were able to finish with a win. Carlmont won 8 out of the 15 matches, defeating Aragon by just one match. A challenging...

Concussions are very common in football.

Concussion awareness grows

February 28, 2017

Straight ahead, coming at you full speed, and bam. A student opens their eyes to find themselves laying in the middle of the field looking up at the bright lights beaming down on them. Suddenly, they...

Sophomore Lajuan Nelson shoots for a 3-pointer against Capuchino in the third quarter.

Scots end season with win over Capuchino

February 15, 2017

The Scots varsity boys basketball team was able to finish with a strong lead against Capuchino in their win on Feb. 14. A high-intensity matchup was played for the last game of the regular season, with...

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