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

All content by Gabby Tirsell
Many Japanese Americans were forced to stay in barracks like this model, which is assembled at the Japanese American Museum of San Jose.

Japanese incarceration leaves its mark on modern society

February 17, 2018

Over 100,000 Americans were imprisoned in a matter of two weeks. Yet, this event still goes unnoticed by many. Feb. 19, 1942, two months after Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor, President Franklin D....

A Spanish New Years tradition is eating twelve grapes during the countdown to give good luck in the upcoming months.

Students’ cultural celebrations ring in the new year

January 17, 2018

In Denmark, it is a tradition to smash old dishes on the front doors of neighbors to celebrate New Year's Eve, according to The Independent. Traditional New Year’s celebrations from across the world...

Crowds gathered in Redwood Citys square for the final celebration of its 150th anniversary.

Redwood City holds its final celebration for its 150th anniversary

December 5, 2017

Redwood City ends its yearlong festivities with a look into the past. The final observance of the city's 150 anniversary occurred Dec. 3 where the community was invited to learn about the history of...

Ndyeli Hernandez, a seventh grader, uses the Google Earth VR program to explore Paris and New York.

Library plugs teens into virtual reality

November 19, 2017

Virtual reality (VR) headsets are looked upon as the future of the gaming world, but this technology can be used for more than entertainment. Using a grant awarded by the American Library Association,...

The correct way to lock up a bicycle is to wrap the  chain through the frame.

Bay Area bicycle thefts increase

November 3, 2017

Bicycle theft in the Bay Area is becoming more common with incidents occurring almost every day. Still, people do not know how to prevent and report a bike theft correctly. Sergeant Dan Smith of the...

This is the flyer for Dumbledores Army, showing members when and where to meet. I thought I would strengthen my bond with my friends and create new ones with people who enjoy Harry Potter, said sophomore and club member Chloe Stanks.

[Photo] Dumbledore’s Army brings Harry Potter universe to life

November 3, 2017

This is the flyer for Dumbledore's Army, showing members when and where to meet. "I thought I would strengthen my bond with my friends and create new ones with people who enjoy Harry Potter," said sophomore...

San Mateo Elks Concert Band performs traditional German folk music live.

Oktoberfest offers festivities for the whole family

October 18, 2017

The celebration of Oktoberfest is widely synonymous with beer and drinking. However, local festivals offer a variety of family-friendly activities as well.  The annual Oktoberfest of San Carlos was...

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