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

Gianna Schuster

Gianna Schuster, ScotCenter Student Interviews

Gianna is a feature writer for Carlmont's newspaper, The Highlander and does student interviews for ScotCenter.

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Students face stress everyday. Luckily, there are solutions to their struggles.

Health hacks

March 11, 2015

Sleep Scenario: After a long day of school and extracurricular activities, it’s already dark outside when you get home. Before you can start your homework, your stomach demands that you get something...

Seniors Daniel Thompson and Bradley Goodwin rehearse a scene for drama class.

Drama department prepares for the upcoming year

September 23, 2014

The 2014-2015 school year is off to a start, and so are plans for Carlmont’s drama department. The upcoming fall play will be “You Can’t Take It with You,” a classic American comedy filled with,...

2011 Special Games

Key Club takes part in the Special Games

May 12, 2014

On March 29, 1979, the first Kiwanis Special Games were played on the Foothill College Fields. Walter D. Chronert, Betty Fairchild, and Sue Carr Katra from the Kiwanis Club of Los Altos Foundation Organization...

Photo courtesy of The Art of Simple

Tap Club started and somewhat continued

April 9, 2014

With so many opportunities for clubs and extracurriculars at hand, starting a club is a great way for students to get involved with exactly what they are looking for. Earlier in the school year, sophomore...

Kiana Yekrang does her part to beat cancer.

Battling cancer

March 27, 2014

Every 30 seconds, someone in the United States is diagnosed with cancer. This year, around 8,000 American children will be diagnosed with cancer, so it makes sense that it is the chief cause of death...

Photo by Marco Sevilla

Happiness Club spreads smiles around school

March 20, 2014

School is a stressful place. Luckily, Happiness Club is in efforts to help alleviate some of that stress by encouraging Carlmont to be a happier campus. Senior Kiana Ghazouli and juniors Adelyn Yau...

Interact sets an example for community service clubs

Interact sets an example for community service clubs

February 27, 2014

Carlmont’s dedicated Interact Club members work long and hard to leave a positive influence throughout the community The Rotary Clubs of San Carlos and Belmont are compiled of countless helpers in...

Team 100 Wildhats displays one of their finished robots, built by hand.

Robotics: building a team

February 14, 2014

Six weeks to design, build, and exhibit a robot made from scratch. For Carlmont’s Robotics team, this is just their annual routine. The Robotics team is part of a worldwide organization called For...

Persian club poses after selling every piece of their food at the clubs fair.

Persian club brings culture to campus

February 1, 2014

Surrounded by such a diverse community, Carlmont's Persian club is one of the many cultural clubs on campus. It is not easy to walk into a classroom at lunch full of people who instantly share the same...

Junior Leah Roe counts the money submitted for second semester members.

CSF continues to captivate students

January 15, 2014

With the new semester at hand, Carlmont’s California Scholarship Foundation (CSF) continues to stay alive with its multitude of loyal club leaders and members. A variety of factors contributed to...

Cliques can lead students to view standing out in a crowd as a negative experience.

Crazed over cliques

December 17, 2013

Competing for the most social recognition does not ensure everlasting fame. Merely the idea of standing out in a crowd can make teenagers break a sweat as they imagine themselves suddenly in the midst...

Carlmont proved that we can make a difference with an extroardinary amount of food donations.

Food drive elicits the holiday spirit

December 10, 2013

Students were thrilled to lend a hand to those in their community this year, and after three weeks of effort and enthusiasm put into the food drive, the end result was 10 barrells of food-- that's approximately...

Photo by Justine Phipps

Screamin’ Scots march on

November 22, 2013

School spirit put on its true game face this season with the Screamin’ Scots more alive than ever. The Screamin’ Scots are a group of energetic Carlmont students that attend sporting events at home...

Non-perishables can be donated to help families bring food on their plates this winter.

Food drive in full swing

November 4, 2013

Countless families will be missing meals and going hungry this holiday season. Carlmont is stepping up to make a positive impact on the lives of families in need. Up until Nov. 25, all non-perishable...

ASB students created the Roar video and dedicated it to the strong victims of bullying.

Time to take a stand against bullying

October 7, 2013

“We have all been bullied around at least one point in our lives. Any step Carlmont takes to end it is a step in the right direction,” said junior Maddy McGee. Carlmont's Associated Student Body...

Wyman poses front and center with ASB

Wyman’s words leave an impact on Scots

September 23, 2013

It is not too often that students attend a high school assembly and watch a man bend a metal rod with his teeth, crush a frying pan with his bare hands, and do push-ups with a student standing on his...

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