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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

Emma Yin

Emma Yin, Staff Writer

Emma Yin is a sophomore at Carlmont High School. This is her first year in Media Arts. She is interested in politics and dabbling in local news. Her interests also include music and creative writing. Follow her on Twitter @EmmaYin16.

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Prom flyers are being put up around school to advertise the Starry, Starry Night Prom on April 29.

Prom brings back normalcy, even with vaccine mandates

April 27, 2022

One of the biggest social events in a high schooler’s life is prom and, with the pandemic winding down, prom is back again, although its organizers are continuing to be cautious with vaccine checks and...

ASB plays music at lunch everyday, in the quad, which is the center of student body life. Students eat, talk, and chill during lunch.

Student mood crescendos with music at lunch

April 5, 2022

Loud, peppy music blares from the two black speakers on the right side of the quad. Meanwhile, students eat lunch, talk, and just enjoy the time as the Associated Student Body (ASB) deejays.  ASB usually...

The Impact of Martial Arts

March 18, 2022


The Carlmont - Home of the Scots mural near the Student Union depicts a traditionally dressed Scots fighting a dragon. In Monty being part of school pride, people may view this as glorifying a culture.

Carlmont’s mascot sparks questions of racial insensitivity

March 9, 2022

With the emergence of racially related problems such as the BLM riots starting in 2020 and AAPI movements, people are starting to reconsider the use of ethnic groups, such as “Trojans” and “Scots”...

The counseling office below C hall, where students can schedule an appointment with their counselor, pick up resources surrounding college applications and standardized testing. “Dont get too stressed about the classes youre going to take, you can always make a flex or an appointment with the counselors to drop the class or transfer to a different teacher,” Li said.

Counseling appointments help students plan future

February 9, 2022

Counseling appointments, scheduled from early February throughout March determine the classes that a student will take during the next school year.  During the pandemic, students had zoomed with their...

Students created ecospheres in AP environmental science to simulate habitat needs in reality.

Carlmont changes science requirements

January 25, 2022

Science requirements for graduation from Carlmont have changed, as Integrated Science is being removed. The state-mandated graduation course requirements for science are two years of biology and physical...

High belaying walls reach for the high ceilings of Planet Granite.

Rock climbing at Planet Granite blasts off with teen interest

November 30, 2021

Climbers flock to Planet Granite in Belmont for rock climbing, a sport that involves ascending mountains or artificial walls. "Climbing is a great way to stay in shape, both physically and mentally....

Carlmont students discuss the differences between cultural appropriation and appreciation.

Carlmont students discuss cultural appreciation versus appropriation

November 11, 2021

In 2010, a live-action version of "Avatar the Last Airbender" was announced. However, expectations were quickly let down as fans criticized and shunned the film's "whitewashed" cast. After Netflix announced...

President Joe Biden at a governor’s forum in LA, California with President Xi Jinping of the Peoples Republic of China.

China-US relations deteriorate, Americans complain about Biden

October 21, 2021

The United States and China have been trying to create a better economic relationship so that they are equal on the level of tariffs and importation. Headed by President Joe Biden and President Xi Jinping,...

Former President Donald Trump engages the audience at a similar rally held in May 2018.

Save America Rally met with high spirits in Georgia

September 28, 2021

Amid cheers and rounds of applause, former President Donald Trump stepped out with his first post-Labor Day rally in Perry, Georgia, on Sept. 25.  Trump held the Save America Rally to gain more Republican...

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