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

Elena Mateus

Elena Mateus, ScotCenter Editor-in-Chief

Elena Mateus is a senior journalist, Carlmont Class of 2016 President, Club P.A.W. President, volleyball player for Team USA, and dog enthusiast. Her journalism portfolio is available online at emateus.weebly.comNatasha Rowland

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[Video] Boys volleyball handed first loss from Dons

March 27, 2016

Elena Mateus covers the boys varsity volleyball match between Carlmont and Aragon on March 24.

[Video] The college craze: Dealing with acceptances and rejections

March 14, 2016

As college admission results begin to come out, many students are filled with joy and others with disappointment. Elena Mateus covers different perspectives on the highly talked about topic on Carlmont's...

ScotCenter: “Tackling Homelessness” in the Super Bowl City – Elena Mateus

February 4, 2016

Elena Mateus reports on the "Tackling Homelessness" protest that took place on the Embarcadero in San Francisco on Feb. 3.  

[Video] ScotCenter: Carlmont Combats Islamophobia – Elena Mateus

January 15, 2016

Elena Mateus covers the prevalent issue of Islamophobia and where it stands at Carlmont High School.

ScotCenter: Therapy Dogs Visit During Dead Week – Elena Mateus

December 11, 2015

On Dec. 10 at lunch, SPCA service dogs were brought to Carlmont's Quad for students to interact with to relieve stress before finals. Elena Mateus reports the story.

Carlmonts varsity volleyball team goes to gather their belongings after a loss to Pitman High School.

Varsity volleyball’s long journey comes to an end

December 1, 2015

It was just another game for the Carlmont varsity volleyball team. Just with one exception -- the end of the season was on the line. On Nov. 24, the Scots made the three-hour long journey to play...

[Video] ScotCenter: Exploring the Roots of the Carlmont-Sequoia Rivalry – Elena Mateus

November 20, 2015

Elena Mateus reports on the ongoing high school rivalry between Carlmont and Sequoia.

[Video] Halloween lunchtime parade draws many

November 5, 2015

Elena Mateus covers Carlmont' s annual Halloween parade at lunch in the quad on Oct. 30.

[Video] Spirit of Homecoming extends past students

October 25, 2015

Elena Mateus covers faculty involvement during Homecoming week at Carlmont high school.

[Video] What is ASB?

September 5, 2015

Elena Mateus covers the Associated Student Body (ASB) and its role at Carlmont High School.

[Video] A campus favorite: Clubs fair 2015

September 5, 2015

Elena Mateus covers Carlmont's annual Clubs Fair, held on Sept. 17 at lunch.

[Video] Snapchat: Why is it blocked?

September 5, 2015

Elena Mateus reports on the firewall installed against Snapchat in the Sequoia Union High School District.

With Snapcash, people can easily charge money for child pornography.

Paying for nudity on Snapchat

January 20, 2015

With Snapchat’s new installation of Snapcash, trading micro-payments for raunchy pictures is now incredibly simple. On Nov. 17, 2014, Snapchat, the popular media messaging service, announced the integration...

Lynsey Brydon (16) jumps with all of her might  during a 2013-2014 season game.

Carlmont volleyball — can you dig it?

September 16, 2014

Carlmont's growing volleyball program is looking to continue its success from the 2013-2014 season. Last fall, the varsity volleyball team finished with a 11-3 record. Varsity coach Chris Crader said,...

Students in the Scots Gym waiting to take the AP Economics exam.

AP tests arrive at Carlmont

May 15, 2014

For some students, nearly 180 days of seemingly endless homework and countless hours of studying all come down to one test: the Advance Placement (AP) test. The AP Examinations are administered every...

Giving Props to the senior dancers

Giving “Props” to the senior dancers

May 7, 2014

Carlmont Dance will put on their final dance show of the year, "Props," from May 8 to May 10 at 7 p.m. The name "Props" was given to the show as each and every number utilizes a prop in the dance itself. "Every...

Sophomore Jacob Segal practices his jump shot.

Team Marco Polo dominates in the pool and gym

March 26, 2014

Team Victoria's Secret and the Team Marco Polo battled it out in the semifinals for intramural handball at lunch on Wednesday. Team Marco Polo, comprised of members from the varsity water polo team,...

Example of a Carlmont student violating the dress code.

Warm weather makes for dress code enforcement

March 16, 2014

As the weather begins to change, so does the attire that students wear on campus. "It's getting warmer, so it's only normal for people to start wearing shorts," said sophomore Gabrielle Dimick.   The...

Five Guys and In-N-Out burgers and fries side by side.

The burger battle: Five Guys vs. In-N-Out

March 4, 2014

When opting for a fast food burger, most students resolute to either Five Guys or In-N-Out. With Five Guys conveniently located just down Ralston and fairly close to Carlmont's campus, and In-N-Out just...

Outbreak of fights on campus

Outbreak of fights on campus

February 18, 2014

"I was walking down the stairs by C hall, and I just heard what sounded like someone’s head being cracked on the ground. By the time I got there, they were just on top of each other fighting," said junior...

FOMF trivia hunt heats up

FOMF trivia hunt heats up

February 3, 2014

Carlmont took part in the annual Friends of Millard Fillmore (FOMF) trivia hunt Jan. 31- Feb. 2. FOMF is an inter-school trivia hunt hosted by Carlmont, reputed for its difficulty in acquiring two hard-copy...

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