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.

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Ethan Kam

Ethan Kam, Staff Writer

Ethan Kam is a sophomore at Carlmont High School who is in his first year of journalism class. He is interested in understanding the basics of journalism and wants to pursue an understanding of how to report and write articles in an engaging and cohesive way. When Ethan is not reading, he enjoys watching movies and tv shows, going outdoors, and trying new yummy foods.


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Carbonara crouches down and balances as she dances. She emphasizes the importance of the connection felt within her body. The mechanics of how my body works and what Im trying to do with it arent separate, Carbonara said.

Creativity leads to connections

Sam Hansen and Ethan Kam May 19, 2022

"Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not," said painter Pablo Picasso. Like Picasso articulated, artists use their work to push boundaries and explore new...

Many classrooms witness empty seats with students  out for AP testing.

AP exams put students’ study habits to the test

Ethan Kam, Staff Writer May 15, 2022

There is a season between Spring and Summer: AP testing season. This season does not come with changing leaves but rather challenges to which students and teachers are forced to adapt. The first AP...

Along with being the place to check out and return books, students can go to the library during lunch or flex to study or do school work.

Reading in between the lines of the Carlmont library

Myles Hu and Ethan Kam April 27, 2022

Carlmont High School’s library serves not only as a crucial resource for education but also as a place where students feel welcomed. A traditional school library serves many purposes: it is a place...

Carlmonts Through the Looking Glass Winter Formal was held on March 4 after months of delay.

Winter Formal dances past COVID-19 delays

Myles Hu and Ethan Kam March 7, 2022

Students at the Through the Looking Glass 2022 Winter Formal danced through the night despite postponements and uncertainties. On March 4, from 7-11 p.m., Carlmont High School hosted its Winter Formal...

SAT preparation books will become outdated when the test goes online in 2024.

The digitalization of the SAT prompts varied responses

Myles Hu and Ethan Kam February 12, 2022

The SAT is abandoning the old style of pen and paper in favor of an online test. The SAT is the cornerstone of all standardized tests, currently taken on a scantron. But beginning in 2024, the SAT...

Carlmonts bleachers have been completely empty at lunch during the second semester.

Carlmont administration closes bleachers during beginning of lunch

Myles Hu and Ethan Kam January 20, 2022

The closure of Carlmont's bleachers during the first 15 minutes of lunchtime has perplexed students, with many wondering whether they will fully reopen again. During the first semester of the 2021-2022...

AP Government teacher Greer Stone lecturing his students during 0 period. Stone explains how he is able to provide personal experinces in his teaching making it more relatable to students learning. I think my students appreciate being able to have those kinds of personal anecdotes. Its nice to be able also just to have this credibility of being able to say, this is true, and I know thats true because I either have personally done it or have personal connections who have done it, said Stone.

Local politicians educate Carlmont’s AP Government class

Ethan Kam, Staff Writer January 3, 2022

California's local politicians provide Carlmont's AP Government class real-life experience furthering students' learning about the American government.  According to Carlmont High School's course description,...

Carlmont Green Club hosts its last meeting of the semester going over what they have accomplished during the year.

Carlmont clubs provide opportunities in leadership and learning

Ethan Kam, Staff Writer November 30, 2021

Carlmont school clubs give students a sense of belonging and community with other students while simultaneously allowing them to discover their interests. With school already almost a semester in, school...

Benches at Carlmont before school are wet from previous rain. When I got to school on Friday, it was rainy, and I was looking for somewhere to sit and noticed that there were no benches that werent wet, said Aaron Jedrzejeck, a sophomore at Carlmont.

Recent rainfall drenches Carlmont in doubt

Ethan Kam, Staff Writer November 2, 2021

Given the recent surge of rainfall in the Bay Area over the past week, students at Carlmont High School are starting to express their worry about the rainy day accommodations on campus. Headlines regarding...

Carlmont students can be seen lined up getting free school lunches from the cafeteria.

Carlmont cafeteria experiences staffing shortages

Ethan Kam, Staff Writer October 10, 2021

School faculty and volunteers are beginning to feel stymied by complications and food distribution logistics arising in the cafeteria. Starting this school year, Carlmont students were given the option...

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