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

Ethan Man

Ethan Man, Segment Producer

Ethan Man is a senior at Carlmont High School, and it is his third year in journalism. He finds interest in the different elements of video production, including videography and editing.

Twitter: @ethanyman

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Opinion: Entertainment franchises hurt their own success

September 28, 2021

The MCU and the Star Wars universe, two of the most iconic storytelling settings of all time, have created shockwaves through the entertainment industry, encouraging sequels, prequels, and spinoffs in...

Opinion: School should be more like it was online

September 7, 2021

Online school was far from perfect. We can all agree on that. There were no friends to see, little motivation, and a lack of class participation. But is in-person school perfect in comparison? Man recaps...

Games for all!!

April 23, 2021

Picture this, you're on a call with friends, and they want to play a game. They say "Valorant, COD," but you can't play those with the devices or internet you have. Fret no more! Man will list his favorite...

Ethan Man’s Spring Break Plan

March 26, 2021

Mid-Winter Break might have been kind of boring for you, which sucks! But that's okay, because Man will help you make this break better than the last, listing all of the best movies, shows, games, and...

Apple designs the best streaming service on the market

March 5, 2021

With Netflix dominating the streaming industry and Disney+ rising with the success of Wandavision, streaming services are increasingly prominent in everyday life. Though one is commonly overlooked but...

Super Bowl LV: A watcher’s guide

February 5, 2021

With the long-awaited and anticipated Super Bowl coming up, Man describes what to look forward to despite a lack of the event's usual parties and fanfare. He talks about what snacks to eat, the excitement...

“WandaVision”: A watcher’s guide

January 15, 2021

Marvel Studios is finally starting its marathon of new shows and movies for viewers to enjoy with WandaVision, starring Elizabeth Olsen and Paul Bettany as Wanda Maximoff and Vision, respectively. But...

Tell Me About Yourself Ep. 5: Rising TikTok star discusses teaching English at Carlmont

December 4, 2020

Tell Me About Yourself is a series where Ethan Man sits down and asks Carlmont teachers about their personal lives, work, and changes in both due to COVID-19. This time, we talk to Ms. Van Sebille, an...

Tell Me About Yourself Ep. 4: Counselor on COVID College Apps

November 13, 2020

Tell Me About Yourself is a series where Ethan Man sits down and asks Carlmont staff about their personal lives, work, and changes in both due to COVID-19. This time, we talk to Ms. Dominguez, who has...

Tell Me About Yourself Ep. 3: Physics teacher proves flat-earthers wrong

October 23, 2020

Tell Me About Yourself is a series where Ethan Man sits down and asks Carlmont teachers about their personal lives, work, and changes in both due to COVID-19. This time, we talk to Mr. Hagmann, the newest...

Tell Me About Yourself Ep. 2: Math teacher calculates best deals at Costco

October 2, 2020

Tell Me About Yourself is a series where Ethan Man sits down and asks Carlmont teachers about their personal lives, work, and changes in both due to COVID-19. This time, we talk to Mr. Skrable, who is...

Tell Me About Yourself Ep. 1: The Chinese teacher serves her opinion on Panda Express

September 11, 2020

Tell Me About Yourself is a series where Ethan Man sits down and asks Carlmont teachers about their personal lives, work, and changes in both due to COVID-19. This week, we have Mindy Chiang, Carlmont's...

[Video] “Star Wars: The Clone Wars” marks the best Star Wars content of all time

May 7, 2020

"Star Wars: The Clone Wars" just finished its seventh and final season, which explored the deep and complex Star Wars storyline better than any Star Wars show or film I've ever seen. Join me as I pick...

[Video] ‘Mars Needs Moms’ delivers a heartwarming, yet poorly executed film

April 16, 2020

I've eagerly waited since December 2019 for the addition of the movie "Mars Needs Moms" to Disney+, a film that I remember fondly from when I first watched it in 2011. Now that it's been added, join me...

[Video] Students share their ancestry through the Heritage Fair food sale

March 3, 2020

Every year the Quad is filled with the smells of dishes that originate from all over the world. These fragrances come from the Heritage food sale, an event where different clubs sell foods celebrating...

One of Carlmonts counselors, Ross Yokomura, explains the A-G requirements to sophomores in the College and Career Center. The A-G requirements are used by Carlmont to determine what classes a student must take to graduate high school. Many colleges also use these same requirements to determine whether a student is qualified to apply to their college.

The road to college admission

February 29, 2020

Future jobs, salaries, reputation, and education; so much rides on a student's choice of whether they should attend college and if so, where. As a result, it is important for students to know how they...

[Video] Annual flower festival kicks off Chinese New Year’s celebration

January 30, 2020

Every year, people gather in San Francisco to celebrate the flower fair where they can browse and make purchases from the displays of flowers, fruits, and candy, simultaneously learning about Chinese culture....

Led by Griffin Soelberg, a senior, students involved with last year’s Project Snowman fundraiser worked to create graphics such as this. They also decorated boxes to resemble presents, which they used to collect money for the less-fortunate families of Carlmont. “It looks like youre putting money into a present, and the money actually goes to buying presents,” Soelberg said.

Upcoming Snowman Project fundraiser aims to raise Carlmont’s holiday spirit

November 21, 2019

The Carlmont Associated Student Body (ASB) will hold its second annual Snowman Project during the upcoming holiday season. The event will raise money that will go to some of the less-fortunate families...

The ASB Media commission watches as the Carlmont dance teams practice their routines for the annual Homecoming assembly. Throughout the event, they play videos, music, and control the microphones used, adjusting the volumes during the performances to the best possible settings.

Behind the scenes of homecoming week

October 30, 2019

Carlmont’s Associated Student Body (ASB) put on a homecoming week filled with school spirit and student-led festivities. Countless hours were poured into the brainstorming, organization, decoration,...

Sophomore Benjamin Lee scans his student ID in Chinese class with the new scanners that were installed for flex time. Carlmont has plans to expand the usage of scanners from just flex time attendance to regular attendance.

Carlmont takes actions to improve attendance rates

October 12, 2019

New California education laws have altered Carlmont's attendance policies, making it harder for students to get excused absences. In addition to these new policies, Carlmont installed a new scanning system...

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