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

Claire Porter, Staff Writer

ASB member for four years

Student Trustee to the SUHSD for the 2013-2014 school year

USC Trojan Class of 2018

All content by Claire Porter

Remembering Emma Kasper

May 29, 2014

As seniors get ready to walk in pairs down the football field, pass around inflatable balls in the bleachers, and strut across the stage to receive their diplomas, it’s important to remember those who...

Junior Peter Brydon

Drumline hands off the captain position

May 18, 2014

Carlmont’s Drumline, the musicians that tend to steal the show at every assembly, is gearing up to pass the leadership role to junior Peter Brydon. Brydon will be faced with the challenge of maintaining...

Aspiring actress pursues her dream

Aspiring actress pursues her dream

May 2, 2014

As many students gear up for summer jobs and vacation, junior Jasmin Riedel is preparing for her on-screen debut. “I first wanted to become an actress when I was in first grade, so that year I was...

Senior Kalila Kirk

Continuing to fight for equality

April 8, 2014

Carlmont’s well-known social activist will be moving on to larger-scale issues in college. Senior Kalila Kirk has always been passionate about the education and advocacy of equality. She’s currently...

Class of 2014-2015 ASB President Elise Dimick

Getting to know next year’s ASB president

March 26, 2014

Next year's presidential agenda is already being set. On Feb. 25, Junior Elise Dimick was elected by the Carlmont student body as next school year’s Associated Student Body (ASB) President, and she...

Senior Nathan Fischer

Gearing up for the Air Force

March 12, 2014

While many students are getting ready to graduate and move on to college, senior Nathan Fischer is preparing to serve his country. There are only a few students this year choosing to enroll in the Armed...

Packing her bags for a year of traveling

Packing her bags for a year of traveling

February 25, 2014

While most seniors are beginning to find out what colleges they have been accepted into and becoming anxious, Tatyana Castro won’t be experiencing that added stress. Unlike the popular trend, Castro...

Senior Logan McPherson

McPherson’s passion doesn’t end with dance

February 12, 2014

Many know Logan McPherson as the four-year advanced dance senior who often stars in performances due to her skill, but not necessarily as the passionate future social worker. “I have always dreamed...

Jacob Lloyd at practice.

Freshman steps up on varsity

January 29, 2014

Playing on a varsity team is a huge accomplishment, but even more so for a freshman. Jacob Lloyd, a freshman at Carlmont, is the only freshman on the varsity basketball team, and his spot is very much...

Luckenbach as Muzzy van Hossmere in Thoroughly Modern Millie

Senior Luckenbach’s stressful second semester

January 14, 2014

While many seniors are enjoying this application-free semester, senior Catherine Luckenbach, majoring in Musical Theater, has her most vital part of her application to stress about. “Most seniors absolutely...

Robot OrangaHang Mark II from the 2012-2013 Robotics season.

Anticipation building in Robotics Club

December 11, 2013

The Robotics Club is gearing up for build season. Team 100 is a robotics team comprised of students from three schools-- Carlmont, Woodside, and Sequoia High Schools. Originally a Woodside club started...

Quiz Kids members are local celebrities

Quiz Kids members are local celebrities

November 6, 2013

Some clubs at Carlmont are well known around the community, but only one club stars on television. The Carlmont Quiz Kids Club, run by seniors Brandon Whiteley, Sandip Srinivas, and Josh Fagel, plays...

Seeker Harry Potter from the popular book series.

Continuing the magic

October 23, 2013

The creators may be gone, but the club is just as magical. Quidditch club, started in 2011 by class of 2013 graduates Monica Chin and Christina Rice, has passed down the power to juniors Amanda Breslauer,...

From left to right: Natalie Tussy, Adelyn Yau (co-presidents), and Kiana Ghazouli (secretary).

Happiness is coming our way

October 8, 2013

A new club on campus aims to change Carlmont’s vibe. Carlmont junior Adelyn Yau is pioneering the new Happiness Club. Yau's main goal is not to fundraise or complete hours of community service, but...

GYA at the California Coastal Clean-Up Day event on Sept. 21. From left to right, top row: Franklin Rice, Mr. DSouza, Nathan Lu, Morgan Finlayson, Brandon Whiteley, and Bita Shahrvini. Bottom row: James Xie, Belal Kaddoura, and Gabby DSouza.

A club for environmentalists: Green Youth Alliance takes the initiative

September 25, 2013

From coastal clean-ups to being the driving force behind Belmont’s styrofoam and plastic bag ban, Carlmont’s Green Youth Alliance takes big steps concerning our environment. Senior and GYA President...

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Claire Porter