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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

Eddy Yeretnov

Eddy Yeretnov, Staff Writer

Eddy Yeretnov is a Junior at Carlmont High School and this is his second year writing for publication. Much of his free time is either spent running or involved in political activism. Yeretnov is currently an Associate Social Media Manger at the Rishi Kumar for Congress Campaign. He is also a founding member of a new progressive student organization called Our Time.

Twitter @EddyYeretnov

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Opinion: Schools should phase out AP classes for dual enrollment

May 24, 2021

The idea of Advanced Placement (AP) classes has been ingrained in our community's culture and expectations. Many students feel pressured to take these AP classes for intellectual stimulation or the simple...

President Bidens sweeping reforms reach out directly to those who need it the most; the nearly $2 trillion package aims to pull the economy back up as life begins to return back to normal.

Biden’s legislative agenda recalibrates the nation’s priorities

April 8, 2021

Joseph R. Biden was a moderate Democrat in the primary. Biden continued to run a campaign promising unity and sanity. But, the times have changed. Neoliberalism and pro-corporation policies led us to the...

Forgotten mask

Opinion: We must stay vigilant as politicians lift pandemic restrictions

March 9, 2021

When the COVID-19 pandemic became serious in the U.S., the country went into stringent lockdowns. Even though much of the government response and contact tracing abilities were delayed, many people took...

Gavin Newsom

Opinion: We should not recall Gov. Gavin Newsom, even if we might be angry with him

February 10, 2021

In 2003, California's Democratic governor Gray Davis faced a recall election just a year after winning a second term. Davis lost that vote by 10%, and in the replacement vote, Republican Arnold Schwarzenegger...

After a chaotic presidential transition, the Senate will be tasked with judging whether or not soon-to-be-former President Trump is guilty of incitement of insurrection.

Opinion: The Senate must convict Trump after he has left office

January 19, 2021

It is never a good thing to see a president impeached, let alone convicted. It means that the president failed their duties and oath of office.  As Americans, we all root for the success of our president....


Generation Z enters the political scene

January 3, 2021

A new generation is entering the political sphere – Generation Z.  In the 2020 election, Gen Z has made its mark. According to Simon Rosenberg, president of the New Democrat Network (NDN), a progressive...

Student Desk

After months of uncertainty, Carlmont continues distance learning into the second quarter

November 1, 2020

With at least six teachers dead from COVID-19 in the United States due to school district mismanagement of the pandemic, the Sequoia Union High School District (SUHSD) decided to begin the school year...

A Church in Belmont, California

Religion: From a right to an asset

May 31, 2020

The First Amendment guarantees religious protections to all Americans through the Establishment Clause, which states that "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting...

Quarantine Running Ep. 4: Looking at more than just running

May 29, 2020

In this episode of Quarantine Running, Eddy discusses staying mentally healthy while social distancing and training. This episode features a run at Highlands Park in San Carlos. Music: Inspiring Upbeat...

Quarantine Running Ep. 3: Finding places to run in the community

May 29, 2020

In this episode of Quarantine Running, Eddy discusses finding places to run while everything is closed. This video features a run alongside Cañada Road. Music: Inspiring Upbeat Corporate by Infraction ...

Quarantine Running Ep. 2: Managing the school schedule with training

May 28, 2020

In this episode of Quarantine Running, Eddy discusses managing the school schedule while training. This vlog features views of the Sawyer Camp Trail. Music: Inspiring Upbeat Corporate by Infraction

Quarantine Running Ep. 1: Staying motivated

May 28, 2020

Quarantine Running is a vlog series about continuing athletic training during the shelter in place orders caused by the COVID-19 outbreak. In this series, Eddy will go on runs while discussing a topic...

Bloomberg 2020 Sign

California may see delays in the counting of ballots for the next primary

February 27, 2020

With very high odds of a contested convention and 415 pledged delegates up for grabs in California, the primary election on March 3 may make or break a presidential campaign. According to FiveThirtyEight’s...

Students often feel pressured to bubble in yes under the Student Search Service on the PSAT, leading many colleges to send them emails and letters.

Students who took the PSAT start to receive countless emails from colleges

February 7, 2020

When taking the PSAT, many students check "yes" to opt-into the Student Search Service without really knowing what's to come. By checking that box, students' information will then be sold to colleges...

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The College Board licenses out student data for 47 cents.

These PG&E long range transmission lines in the heart of Silicon Valley were spared from the power outage in Redwood Shores on the Oct. 26.

Lawmakers consider public takeover of PG&E

November 5, 2019

While PG&E goes through its public safety power shutoff program and the Kincade fire rages on, many lawmakers, both local and federal, consider a public takeover of the bankrupt utility. PG&E...

Sunset just days before the Camp fire. A prelude of what was coming? Chuck Davis said.

Camp Fire continues to influence PG&E’s power shutoff policy

October 17, 2019

PG&E continues its policy of "public safety power shutoffs" in an attempt to prevent NorCal fires, leaving over 700,000 California residents without power for up to four days. In 2018, PG&E...

Shore Cleanup

Volunteers raise awareness about aquatic pollution through BayFront CleanUp

September 23, 2019

Volunteers around the Bay Area flocked to San Mateo's 35th Annual BayFront CleanUp, eager to help clean their community. On Sept. 21, Ryder Park, San Mateo attracted a crowd of devoted volunteers. The...

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