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

Garrett Paulus

Garrett Paulus, Staff Writer

Garrett Paulus is a sophomore at Carlmont High school currently enrolled in Media Arts this year. He is part of ASB and he plays for the boy's volleyball club team called Red Rock and he's on the 16'1s team. In his free time he enjoys going out, and hanging out with friends.

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Carlmont senior opens college acceptance letter for the University of San Diego.

Students sweat over last chance for college decisions

April 30, 2022

For many seniors, this Sunday holds a lot of importance. May 1 is the national college decision day for seniors to pick what college they will be enrolling in and officially commit to. After a long and...

A Carlmont student stresses over the difficult decision of choosing a major.

Majors have minor importance

April 12, 2022

Choosing a college major; the most significant decision for a teenager.  The transition from high school to college is one of the first steps to adulthood. It is filled with decisions and big choices....

COVID-19 tests were given out to students before spring break at Carlmont and other schools. “Before Winter Break at Nueva High school, we were given COVID-19 PCR tests,” said Marcus Hirschman a student a Nueva High School.

Students worry about return to school after spring break

April 5, 2022

Students are back in the classroom after Carlmont's week-long spring break. While many enjoyed the relaxation and excitement of traveling, consequences, especially amid the pandemic with lessening restrictions,...

The Lady Scots pose in front of the Anaheim Convention Center after taking home second place at USA Spirit Nationals. I was so excited when I was smiling for this. I felt so accomplished and proud, said Sophia Smith, a junior.

Carlmont’s Lady Scots take on Nationals

March 9, 2022

There is often a misconception that cheerleading is more of a fun hobby than a true athletic endeavor. But Carlmont's competitive cheer team, the Lady Scots, proved these perceptions wrong after training...

Bryan Gilbert, an employee at Papes Meat Co., serves a customer buying fish in the seafood section. “I’ve worked here a long time, and my personal favorite food besides the crab is the steak,” Gilbert said.

Crab season for Papes Meat Co. claws its way through challenges

February 8, 2022

Crab is widely regarded as a delicacy and is eagerly sought after by many each season. But despite the high demand, complications made crabbing unavailable to Half Moon Bay fishermen, who had to work to...

Maya Brazil holds up the iHealth COVID-19 Antigen Rapid Test that was distributed to Carlmont students on Jan. 4, I havent used any of the tests yet but its really nice knowing that I have some,  said Brazil.

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Maya Brazil holds up the iHealth COVID-19 Antigen Rapid Test that was distributed to Carlmont students on Jan. 4, "I haven't used any of the tests yet but its really nice knowing that I have some, " said...

A Carlmont student decides between getting their driving permit and focusing on schoolwork.

Students stall to get their driving permit

December 7, 2021

Many students are waiting to get their driving permits instead of taking the test right when they turn 15 1/2. Passing the permit test is the first step in earning a driver's license, but some students...

Mr. Donnelly, a geometry teacher, provides tissues and hand sanitizer for sick students. I have students sniffling and coughing so I put it out for them, Donnelly said.

The common cold negatively affects academics

November 18, 2021

Starting in late October and early November, there has been a spike in common cold cases, which has proven to be a challenge for students.  According to Harvard University’s School of Public Health,...

Dana Figini, the Vivace bartender, serves customers right as the restaurant opens their doors.

Cold weather affects outdoor dining at Vivace

October 26, 2021

A recent surge of cold weather has plagued local restaurants' outdoor seating, diminishing attendance of outdoor dining. Starting the third week of October, cold weather began to roll into the Bay Area....

The SamTrans 60, 61, 95, and 260 bus stop sits on the street outside of Carlmont.

SamTrans modifies student bus schedule

October 4, 2021

Changes in the SamTrans bus times sparked by complaints from teachers are received positively among student riders.  SamTrans announced on their website under the timetable updates that new bus times...

Samtrans 60,61,95 and 260 bus stop outside of carlmont before bell rings

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Samtrans 60,61,95 and 260 bus stop outside of carlmont before bell rings

The bus stop of the Samtrans 60,61,95 and 260 outside of Carlmont Belmont entrance

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The bus stop of the Samtrans 60,61,95 and 260 outside of Carlmont Belmont entrance

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