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.

Scot Scoop News

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

Scot Scoop News

Charlotte Gordon

Charlotte Gordon, Staff Writer

Charlotte Gordon is a sophomore at Carlmont High School and this is her first year in journalism. She enjoys reporting on local news and being involved in her community. Outside of her interest in journalism, she runs for her school's cross country and track teams.

Twitter: @charlotteegord

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Teachers struggle with burnout as pandemic hardships continue

May 5, 2022

Student burnout from the pandemic is well documented and there is ongoing discussion about how students were and continue to be impacted by the pandemic. However, despite the fact that teachers, counselors,...

Due to differences in how teachers grade assignments, identical papers could receive different grades depending on the teacher that grades them.

Opinion: Course inconsistencies penalize students

March 21, 2022

Two students taking the same course with two different teachers can have vastly different experiences in terms of workload, expectations, and grading. Many teachers at Carlmont, even within the same courses,...

Organ donation is a critical resource that saves, extends, and improves lives.

When death turns to life

March 16, 2022

"Do you want to be an organ donor?"  While getting your driving permit, you see this question appear next to a checkbox.  You mark “no" without giving the question a second thought. But for the...

QR codes are placed on every table at Waterdog Tavern for customers to scan and order their meals.

QR code ordering could be future of restaurants

January 24, 2022

The onset of the pandemic has caused an increasing number of restaurants to begin replacing their regular menus with quick response (QR) codes. Although QR codes were first invented in Japan in 1994,...

Dollar Tree is set to increase prices nationwide by the first quarter of 2022. However many stores have already made the change, including the Dollar Tree in Belmont.

Dollar Tree prices increase nationwide

December 10, 2021

Dollar Tree is raising its prices for the first time since opening 35 years ago. Most items will increase from $1 to $1.25 by the end of the first quarter of 2022. However, many stores, including the...

Shoppers at the Hillsdale Mall pass by Black Friday promotions.

Black Friday affects working teens

November 23, 2021

Black Friday is an exciting event for many as the anticipation for the upcoming holiday season grows and people begin shopping for gifts. However, for those who work in retail, it can be a particularly...

A map is split into colored regions to represent the multitude of Buy Nothing communities within the Bay Area.

Cast-offs find new homes with Buy Nothing

October 28, 2021

During the pandemic, many people forged connections with neighbors through the world of Buy Nothing. Buy Nothing is an international free item exchange group that is primarily conducted over Facebook....

A teenager sits with their hands on the steering wheel of their car.

Aspiring teen drivers hit road bumps

October 9, 2021

Obtaining a driver's license has proved to be a difficult task, particularly for teenagers in California. COVID-19 has only exacerbated these challenges by providing extra barriers.  In California,...

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