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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

Clementine Cunningham

Clementine Cunningham, Staff Writer

Clementine Cunningham is a junior at Carlmont High School and a staff writer for Scot Scoop. She is passionate about covering a variety of topics that bring awareness to pressing issues in our ever-changing society. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with friends and dancing at Heartbeat Dance studio.

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Twitter: @clecunningham

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The Redwood City police fatally shot a man on Tuesday afternoon. Further investigation is still undergoing.

Breaking News: Redwood City police fatally shoots an armed man

November 16, 2022

An armed man, Abran Gutierrez, was fatally shot by Redwood City police on Nov. 15. At around 3 p.m., the Redwood City police's 911 dispatch received an unresponsive emergency call, according to a press...

The US Geological Surveys map of the 5.1 magnitude earthquake.

Breaking News: 5.1 magnitude earthquake shakes the Bay Area

October 25, 2022

A 5.1 magnitude earthquake shook the Bay Area at 11:42 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 25. The earthquake’s epicenter was approximately 12.3 miles east of San Jose, Calif., according to the US Geological Survey...

Nobel Prizes

Carlmont faculty reacts to the Nobel Prizes

October 18, 2022

Just as founder Alfred Nobel intended in 1909, the Nobel Prizes are awarded to "those who have conferred the greatest benefit to humankind." This year is no exception.  The Nobel Prize committees award...

A memorial has been set up near Karina Castro’s apartment in San Carlos.

[Photo] Breaking News: Woman beheaded on a San Carlos street

September 8, 2022

A memorial has been set up near Karina Castro’s apartment in San Carlos.

As summer approaches , the drought turns the Californian landscape yellow.

Water conservation: A little goes a long way

May 18, 2022

181 gallons. That is the amount of water a Californian uses every day on average, according to the California Water Science Center. As summer approaches, the ground underneath the Californian sun...

A surfer catches a big wave on a sunny day at Huntington Beach.

Beyond the board: Healing the mind and planet

April 24, 2022

Bill Shrader feels the wave building behind him, staying concentrated on the shoreline ahead. The wave’s growing momentum pushes him faster and faster as he paddles through the cold water, pushing his...

Some people with dyslexia may have a hard time differentiating a “B” and a “D”. A “3” and an “E” may also look the same.

Dyslexia: Defeating misreading

March 16, 2022

For one in five kids, the world is written in a confusing font. An A, B, and a D can look the same. The spaces between words shrink. Phrases blend together. This is what reading is like for those who struggle...

Bees are facing many problems, contributing to the decline of their population.

The Silence of the Bees: The changing world endangers pollinators

March 16, 2022

As spring begins to bloom, so do flowers, trees, and plants. Take a closer look and see a network of small insects working hard to keep the world alive. In fact, the entire population relies on a single...

Wordle draws millions of players to the New York Times every day.

Wordle ‘puzzles’ millions daily

February 14, 2022

Ninety daily players may not sound like a promising start to a game's beginning, but it is exactly where Wordle, a viral word game, started last November. Wordle, developed by Josh Wardle, was released...

The boxes used for prepared food at Whole Foods are made of compostable materials.

New local initiatives encourage sustainability

January 28, 2022

Of the 300 million tons of plastic waste produced each year, only 9% gets recycled. The rest ends up in landfills or the environment, according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Recently,...

Nordic Nest, in downtown San Carlos, sells a host of gifts for holiday shopping. We have great items like jewelry, candles, home decor, and crafting kits, Téa Carranza-Doyle said.

Local shops serve as a source for holiday gifts

December 4, 2021

Whether it is for a last-minute gift for a holiday party or a perfect secret Santa present, local shops are filled with unique gifts that give people the opportunity to support small businesses.  Many...

Halloween often leaves behind millions of dollars worth of uneaten candy.

Whoppers and waste: locals identify ways to use leftover Halloween candy

November 13, 2021

As Halloween night comes to an end across America, $400 million worth of candy is left at the bottom of the bowls, uneaten.  According to Next Gen Personal Finance, this is approximately $5 of uneaten...

Local artist, Sarah Ricchiuti, observes the projections at the Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit San Francisco. “The exhibit succeeded in letting visitors see the world through the eyes of Van Gogh. I watched [the presentation] three times,” Ricchiuti said.

Van Gogh swirls to life in San Francisco

October 21, 2021

Bright blues and sunny yellows swirl around the room as visitors sit mesmerized as Vincent Van Gogh’s artwork swims across the walls of the Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit in San Francisco.  Since its...

A bridge across Fern Creek trail offers views of the redwood trees in Muir Woods.

National Public Lands Day attracts visitors to Muir Woods

October 5, 2021

Free access to the Muir Woods National Monument trails draws visitors from all over the United States every year on the fourth Saturday of September.  National Public Lands Day, which took place last...

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