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

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

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Brooke Chang

Brooke Chang, Scot Scoop Editor-in-Chief

Brooke Chang is the Scot Scoop Editor-in-Chief and a staff writer for The Highlander. She also plays club soccer and enjoys volunteering in her free time. See Brooke's portfolio here.

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Carlmont students read Every Day by David Levithan as the 2017 all-school summer reading book.

[Photo] ‘Every Day’ is offensively painful

September 17, 2017

Carlmont students read "Every Day" by David Levithan as the 2017 all-school summer reading book.

Bison can be found all over Yellowstone National Park, but due to an incident with two tourists, one less bison calf will be roaming the park.

Tourist interference causes death of bison

May 20, 2016

From the creation of civilization to the creation of the iPhone, human interaction has caused the world to change in drastic ways. However, an interaction between two tourists and a bison in Yellowstone...

Unlike many other high schools, Carlmont does not require its students to do community service as a graduation requirement.

[Photo] Benefits of community service go beyond school requirements

May 1, 2016

Unlike many other high schools, Carlmont does not require its students to do community service as a graduation requirement.

Indiana Jones will return to the big screen in 2019, as the famous archaeologist fights to awaken his fans from the Star Wars era.

‘Indiana Jones’ awakens

March 18, 2016

Harrison Ford and Steven Spielberg surprised "Indiana Jones" fans by announcing that a fifth addition to the series will be hitting theaters on July 19, 2019. Ford's recent work as a star in Disney's...

After June 1, teens in San Francisco will not be able to get their hands on any tobacco products, as the smoking age will be raised to 21.

San Francisco raises the smoking age

March 6, 2016

When someone turns 18, he becomes an adult and enters a whole new life of responsibility and freedom. He can go wherever and do whatever he wants, whenever he wants to do it. However, on March 1,...

Students like sophomore Alexis Eliopoulos experience problems with the new iPhone software.

Students respond to iPhone software glitches

February 22, 2016

A rainbow-striped apple has been circulating the Internet. It's the old Apple Inc. logo, and its reappearance has been less than welcome in the iPhone community. A recent trend of embracing the retro...

Syrian refugees desperately look for a new home as they are shut out of many countries.

The refugee crisis is not over yet

February 19, 2016

The Syrian refugee crisis is not over. The reactions of many Americans are still affecting the rest of the world. On Nov. 13, 2015, ISIS terrorist attacks took place in Paris, causing many state governors...

Students do the math as they try to fit all of their AP classes and homework into their schedule.

Class choices are fueled by need instead of interests

February 17, 2016

It’s Monday night and sophomore Elise Haugerud is sitting at her desk, staring at her textbook. Her brain is in a frenzy as she desperately tries to condense the 10 pages into just a few sentences. She...

Black Lives Matter supporters march in protest to raise awareness for their cause.

Black Lives Matter protests intensify

January 22, 2016

On Jan. 18, a group representing the Black Lives Matter Organization blocked traffic on the Bay Bridge in a protest to reclaim Martin Luther King Jr. day. According to USA Today, a representative of...

As finals week gets closer, students work hard to make sure they know all of the information.

Only finals stand between students and break

December 2, 2015

Nights are bright with holiday lights and joy is in the air, but students must first survive finals week before they can celebrate with their friends and family. As students count the days until winter...

Students donate leftover Halloween candy to show appreciation for veterans.

Candy donations show gratitude for veterans

November 10, 2015

Halloween is over and Veterans Day is here, but students are still haunted by piles of leftover candy. As students recover from the chaos of Halloween, many find bags of candy piling up in their rooms....

Carlmont Students search through their closets to find the perfect costume to win the Halloween Costume Contest.

The Halloween Costume Contest is back

October 28, 2015

A time when students can dress up as anything from superheroes to giraffes, Halloween is a very anticipated holiday at Carlmont. The day also brings with it the annual Carlmont Costume Contest. Although...

Members of the Assembly Commission of ASB created a presentation about the Hunger Games to show to competitors.

Carlmont hosts the Hunger Games

October 15, 2015

The Homecoming Assembly on Oct. 22 will showcase the first ever Hunger Games at Carlmont. There are a few key differences between Carlmont's Hunger Games and "The Hunger Games" in Suzanne Collins' novel....

Junior Spencer Enriquez battles senior Mia Hogan in Tug of War as their teammates from Filipino Club and Varsity Volleyball cheer them on in round two of Carlmont Cup.

Filipino Club and Varsity Volleyball play a spirited Carlmont Cup

October 1, 2015

Varsity Volleyball and Filipino Club showed their spirit in an intense showdown during round two of Carlmont Cup. Before the match had even begun, Varsity Volleyball and Filipino Club showed their dedication...

Guest speaker Keith Hawkins asks Senior Taylor Murray about her relationship with her family during the Welcome Back Assembly.

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October 1, 2015

Guest speaker Keith Hawkins asks Senior Taylor Murray about her relationship with her family during the Welcome Back Assembly.

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