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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

Brooke Buckley

Brooke Buckley, Staff Writer

Brooke is a Carlmont soccer player and journalist.

All content by Brooke Buckley
Prom tickets

Questions arise over prom and mandatory school attendance

April 30, 2015

Correction: An earlier version of this story said that release time for students was 11 a.m. Prom is on a Friday this year due to the venue not being available for a Saturday event. Associative Student...

Sticky notes in the girls D-Hall bathroom

Beautifying the school with sticky notes

February 26, 2015

The Leadership One class was able to make many students smile this week. U-Hall, C-Hall, and D-Hall bathroom mirrors were covered with bright blue, yellow, and pink sticky-notes. Written on the sticky-notes...

New spots opening in ASB

New spots opening in ASB

February 16, 2015

Next year, ASB has decided to have two classes; an Executive Council and a Service Council to accommodate more student participation in leadership. The Executive Council consists of ASB class officers...

Carlmonts 2015 Winter Formal, Winter Wonderland, was held at the Fox Theater in Redwood City on Jan. 24.

Winter Formal feedback shapes the future

January 27, 2015

“A lot went into planning the dance,” said Associative Student Body (ASB) dance commissioner Megan Guillermo. The dance committee spent a lot of time choosing decorations, the venue, the DJ and...

Second semester seniors

Second semester seniors

January 14, 2015

The second semester senior craze has begun. “It's like you don’t do anything. It’s starting to get bad, really bad,” said Michael McGill. Every year, the second semester rolls around and...

Aniles at Rebels Elite cheer gym

Aniles DeVoe brings it on

December 3, 2014

The movie “Bring It On” brought senior Aniles DeVoe to cheerleading. “When I watched it, it looked fun so I tried it out freshman year,” said Devoe. After all her hard work, DeVoe was elected...

In loving memory of Glenn Kovas

In loving memory of Glenn Kovas

November 19, 2014

Lifelong Carlmont aquatics coach and teacher Glenn Kovas passed away on Oct. 27 at age 81. Kovas taught business and math at Carlmont from 1957 to 1999. Kovas was born in Roslyn Washington and grew...

Gachot skating down San Francisco Sunset District

Gachot skates for the adrenaline rush

November 5, 2014

The city of San Francisco is laid out in a grid over some 40 hills, reaching heights of nearly 1,000 feet. Imagine flying down these hills up to 80 mph. Not everyone gets to feel the adrenaline of downhill...

Cunningham doing a semi-downwhip.

Cunningham pursues BMX riding

October 26, 2014

In the fourth quarter of the homecoming game on Oct. 17, defensive end and left tackle senior Michael Cunningham limped off the field after severely injuring both of his ankles. Cunningham went to...

One of the canals in the famous city of Amsterdam.

Carlier renews her Dutch citizenship

October 8, 2014

Instead of going to school last Friday Oct. 6, senior Sydney Carlier spent her day in the Consulate General of the Netherlands, the Dutch embassy where she renewed her dual citizenship. Carlier's Dutch...

I think one of the reasons we are one of the more dominant teams in our league is because on top of having fun, we get a lot done in practice. This includes drills that help each specific position develop, and ones that create unity in our team as a whole, Soha Said.

Carlmont girls soccer for dummies

September 3, 2014

"Carlmont soccer practices have a very comfortable, and hard working atmosphere. During practice we work on everything from conditions to formation, offense, and defense. The team has a pretty good...

One fracture puts a hold on two seasons

One fracture puts a hold on two seasons

May 18, 2014

Injury ended the last two games of his Carlmont lacrosse season, and has also affected the start of his soccer season. Lorenzo Fuentes twisted his ankle causing a hairline fracture during the lacrosse...

Baseball player breaks foot

Baseball player breaks foot

April 30, 2014

Starting shortstop Aaron Pleschner is out for the season due to a broken foot. “I hit a ball off my foot about three months ago against Riordan,” said Pleschner. Normally considered as a non...

Top doubles player sidelined by tennis elbow

Top doubles player sidelined by tennis elbow

April 8, 2014

Playing through injuries is not impossible. “I cannot serve like I used to or fully extend my arm quickly without it hurting, but through the exercises I can do a lot more,“ said Carlmont tennis...

Two bones break his season

Two bones break his season

March 26, 2014

Senior and soccer player Theo Fedronic broke two bones last Tuesday night during his club soccer practice. “Igot in a collision with the goalkeeper during a scrimmage,” said Fedronic “Our keeper...

Torn ACL takes her season

Torn ACL takes her season

March 12, 2014

A torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) ended the season for Junior Sydney Carlier. The ACL is one of the four major ligaments of the knee joint which coordinates function and promotes stability of the...

Manzanares fighting for the ball against Sequoia high school.

Scots face CCS opener without starting sweeper

February 25, 2014

Carlmont Varsity Girls Soccer heads into their Central Coast Section (CCS) head opener this Wednesday with or without their starting sweeper Olivia Manzanares. Manzanares pulled her hamstring against...

Frosh-Soph players suffer from concussions

Frosh-Soph players suffer from concussions

February 11, 2014

Girls Frosh-Soph basketball team suffered from two concussions in one week. Wednesday, Jan. 29, starting shooting guard Caitlin Caslow fell backwards and slammed her head against the gym floor, resulting...

Devon playing right outside defender.

A Scots defender makes a full recovery

January 29, 2014

Carlmont soccer finally regained one of their injured defenders, senior Devon Maruyama Reed. Reed inflamed a tendon near the outside of her ankle in October when she was slide tackled from behind. She...

Injuries wont stop her passion

Injuries won’t stop her passion

January 13, 2014

Carlmont Junior Soha Said has been struggling with severe injuries throughout her whole soccer career, but she refuses to let that stop her. In addition to injuries, Said has been dealing with a chronic...

A shmacked education

A ‘shmacked’ education

December 17, 2013

Every year there are countless films and songs written about the partying of the younger  generation. In 1999 “American Pie” hit theaters depicting the life of a group of high school students immersed...

No woman left behind

No woman left behind

December 9, 2013

Three teenage boys from Richmond were arrested and reported for charges of rape by two teenage girls on the morning of Thursday, Dec. 6. Regional Park District police told media, “The girls reported...

Batkid in action.

Batkid saves ‘Gotham City’

November 19, 2013

Five-year-old Miles Scott has been battling leukemia for several years and was able to fulfill his wish Friday with the help of the Make-A-Wish Foundation and thousands of strangers. San Francisco was...

Los Angeles TSA officer shot to death

Los Angeles TSA officer shot to death

November 3, 2013

Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officer Gerardo Hernandez was shot to death by 23-year-old gunman Paul Anthony Ciancia at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) around 9:20 a.m. on Friday. According...

SFO crashed plane with foam covering the ground.

Firefighter responsible for running over a survivor of Asiana Airlines crash won’t be prosecuted

October 21, 2013

The San Francisco firefighter who ran over an Asiana Airline survivor won't be prosecuted for the accident. Chinese student Ye Mengyuan, 16, survived the crash at San Francisco International Airport (SFO)...

Dismembered taxi cab after fatal accident.

Stanford student responsible for fatal DUI accident

October 7, 2013

One person was pronounced dead at the scene, and two are in critical condition after a fatal accident on Highway 101 in South San Francisco. Zachary Katz, a 24-year-old Stanford student was reported driving...

49er Star Linebacker, Aldon Smith Arrested For Suspicion of DUI and Possession of Marijuana

49er Star Linebacker, Aldon Smith Arrested For Suspicion of DUI and Possession of Marijuana

September 23, 2013

On Sept. 19, 49er star linebacker, Aldon Smith, was arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence and the possession of marijuana. Sargent Heather Randol told the media that Smith’s vehicle...

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