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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

Estella Lippi

Estella Lippi, Scotcenter Editor-in-Chief

Estella Lippi is senior who found her home in room J2. She is the Editor-in-Chief of Scotcenter news. Estella is always with her camera to make her Scotcenter videos and is frequently taking pictures for the newspaper. Also if you like the journalism sweatshirts you can thank her for designing them. @estellala1

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[Video] Heritage fair educates students

February 26, 2017

Estella Lippi reports on the heritage fair and its impact on students.

Aloha Club makes a reappearance to perform another traditional Hawaiian dance, in collaboration with Drumline, for the 2017 Heritage Fair assembly finale.

[Video] Heritage Fair displays cultural diversity

February 25, 2017

Whoops and cheers filled the gym as hula dancers rhythmically swung their hips to the rat-ti-tat-tats of the beating drums, along with many other performers. On Feb. 24, the annual Heritage Fair assembly...

[Video] Valentine rose sale spreads love on campus

February 14, 2017

Estella Lippi reports on the rose sale and the impact it has on students

Students discuss the new history class, called race, ethnicity, and immigration, with Karen Ramroth, who will be teaching the class.

[Photo] New ethnic studies course welcomes diversity

February 8, 2017

Students discuss the new history class, called race, ethnicity, and immigration, with Karen Ramroth, who will be teaching the class.

[Video] Bernstein overcomes challenges with community support

February 4, 2017

A student profile on Miles Bernstein, a junior living with arthrogryposis multiplex congenita.

[Video] Nationwide Women’s Marches surpass expectations

January 23, 2017

Donald Trump is the 45th U.S. president, and women across the country are "grabbing" back. On Saturday, Jan. 21,  an estimated 2.6 million people took part in 673 marches in all 50 states and 32...

[Video] Carlmont students rally for change

January 23, 2017

Estella lippi reports on the Women's March on Jan 21, in Downtown Redwood City.

The Eucalyptus St. holiday tradition is bringing families together

December 15, 2016

Estella Lippi reports on the San Carlos St. that takes holiday decorating very seriously.

[Video] Students cast their ballots in a mock election

November 10, 2016

Estella Lippi reports on Carlmont's mock election.

[Video] Carlmont blood drive draws in many brave volunteers

October 29, 2016

Estella Lippi reports on the fall blood drive.

In the new Student Union, students will have the option of buying lunch from a salad bar line.

[Photo] Student Union reopens with improved facilities

October 28, 2016

In the new Student Union, students will have the option of buying lunch from a salad bar line.

English teacher Kristen Fewins welcomes senior Hana Wong into the new tutoring center during zero period.

[Photo] Zero period tutoring center provides new opportunities for students

October 18, 2016

English teacher Kristen Fewins welcomes senior Hana Wong into the new tutoring center during zero period.

[Video] San Carlos is working to turn utility boxes from eyesores to works of art

October 5, 2016

Estella Lippi reports on the utility boxes throughout San Carlos that are being transformed into works of art by local artists.

[Video] The motivation behind the spirit week

September 24, 2016

Estella Lippi reports on how many students were confused by the seemingly random spirit week.

Sophomore Kayla Gustafson and senior Alyssa Fine pose for a photograph to celebrate Kind Week.

[Photo] Kind Week spreads love and acceptance

September 19, 2016

Sophomore Kayla Gustafson and senior Alyssa Fine pose for a photograph to celebrate Kind Week.

[Video] Carlmont’s staying strong after their tough loss to Woodside

September 7, 2016

Estella Lippi reports on the varsity football game on Sept. 2.

Like many other students, sophomore Gianna Lippi begins her school day an hour later than in previous school years.

[Photo] Carlmont reacts to new late start schedule

August 22, 2016

Like many other students, sophomore Gianna Lippi begins her school day an hour later than in previous school years.

Celebration Assembly 2016 sends off students with a bang

Celebration Assembly 2016 sends off students with a bang

May 31, 2016

Celebration Assembly brings back bedtime stories 1 ASB's Celebration Assembly art inspired by students' childhood stories 1 Scot Center takes a look at Spirit Week finale...

[Video] The Celebration Assembly is an improvement

May 21, 2016

Estella Lippi reports on the last assembly of the year that serves as a farewell to the seniors. Many students feel that compared to recent assemblies, the 2016 Celebration Assembly was the best one yet.

[Video] Justin Pace isn’t afraid to share his music taste

May 8, 2016

Estella Lippi reports on the country music fan, Justin Pace, a freshman who is not afraid to share his music taste with the rest of the school.

The sign posted by teacher Cheteni Freedoms door that was one of the only warnings of his departure to his students.

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The sign posted by teacher Cheteni Freedoms door that was one of the only warnings of his departure to his students.

There are only 88 keys on a piano, yet there are an infinite number of ways to combine them.

[Video] Originality presents difficulties in music composition

March 15, 2016

She sits at her desk, a pen in hand, staring at a blank piece of paper in her notebook. The only thing going through her head is a rhythm and an emotion she’s trying to express with a melody. As more...

[Video] ScotCenter: Scots Fighting Against Slavery – Estella Lippi

February 19, 2016

Estella Lippi reports on the Social Justice's Clubs 'Scots Against Slavery' mission.

[Video] ScotCenter: Preparing for the 50th Super Bowl – Estella Lippi

February 10, 2016

Estella Lippi reports on Carlmont staff and students' preparation for Super Bowl 50.

Students having casual conversation together above the quad.  The first amendment gives them this right to speak freely.

Students determine the fate of the First Amendment

December 9, 2015

The halls of Carlmont are relatively peaceful in the year of 2015, but if one listens in to the casual conversation that floats throughout the campus they are bound to hear some form of hate speech snaking...

One of the many Poinsettia forms that will be passed out by Carlmont choir students this year.

Choir does holiday fundraising for Seattle

November 16, 2015

Carlmont’s choir is going on their annual tour and this year they’re headed for Washington’s capitol, Seattle. To help fund for the trip choir students are having a Holiday Poinsettia fundraiser....

Aliana El Shawa dresses as a deer of light in a home-made costume.

Students show off Halloween spirit

October 31, 2015

Halloween has almost arrived and students are debating whether to prep and perfect their costumes, or to play it casual. Many students, like sophomore Andy Notte, decided not to dress up this year...

(From left to right) Freshman Briana McDonald, junior Michael Morris, freshman Jianna Mojas, and junior Nicole Dabir all show off their own unique fall styles.

Californians sweat in sweater weather

October 21, 2015

It's finally fall: red, yellow, and orange leaves fall from trees, the smell of pumpkin spice wafts from open Starbucks doors, and sweaters are finally moved to the front of your closet. Except this year...

One of the many posters hung around the Carlmont campus advertising the Homecoming dance on Oct. 24.

Homecoming promises to be wild

October 4, 2015

It’s finally October, the month of hayrides, Halloween, and of course Homecoming.   Posted all around campus are vague posters advertising the dance. They contain only the date of the dance, Oct....

Keith Hawkins and Victoria Shanefelter enthusiastically pose for a photo after the assembly.

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Keith Hawkins and Victoria Shanefelter enthusiastically pose for a photo after the assembly.

Tori Shanefelter and Keith Hawkins meet after the Assembly and Take a Picture Together

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Tori Shanefelter and Keith Hawkins meet after the Assembly and Take a Picture Together

Tori Shanefelter and Keith Hawkins meet after the Assembly and Take a Picture Together

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Tori Shanefelter and Keith Hawkins meet after the Assembly and Take a Picture Together

After giving an inspiring speech, students crowd Keith Hawkins to thank him.

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After giving an inspiring speech, students crowd Keith Hawkins to thank him.

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