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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

Hayes Gaboury

Hayes Gaboury, Segment Producer

Hayes Gaboury is a junior at Carlmont High School and is in his second year of Journalism. He loves mountain biking and plays for the Carlmont soccer team, making him very involved in the Carlmont sports community. He also enjoys media and photography, and loves finding new stories to tell.

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Over a month of conflict: Russia and Ukraine

April 13, 2022

Since the beginning of the Russia/Ukraine conflict, the Ukrainian forces have held strong despite the challenges they face. Now more than a month in, the story has remained the same, as a determined and...

Why did Russia invade Ukraine?

March 11, 2022

Russia's invasion of Ukraine has left many people confused as to why this conflict is even happening. However, there are several key reasons why Ukraine is so important to the Russian Government. In this...

Rising Omicron cases worry Carlmont students

January 16, 2022

Following the return from winter break, the COVID-19 variant, Omicron, has massively affected the Carlmont student population. For those who test positive, there is a 5 day quarantine from school, leaving...

Remi Vernon, a senior, hits a massive jump in the afternoon light.

Mountain biking: the passion that changed Remi Vernon’s life

December 19, 2021

For many, mountain biking is a hobby that brings joy to their lives and brightens their day. For Remi Vernon, mountain biking is his life.  Since finding his way into the sport in early 2018, Vernon...

Carlmont jumps come alive during Hucksgiving

December 12, 2021

The day after Thanksgiving, swarms of mountain bikers gather at the Carlmont jumps for an annual social ride known as Hucksgiving.  Hucksgiving started over ten years ago and is both a great social event...

Opinion: Social media is killing the art of photography

November 22, 2021

It seems that every picture people take in 2021 has to be absolutely perfect. People will spend hours with their preferred photo editing app or software just to achieve the exact look they want for their...

Heavy rain floods Belmont trail systems

October 31, 2021

After months of dry weather, a massive rainstorm hit the Bay Area last weekend, and brought some much-needed moisture to the local trail systems. Unfortunately, this heavy rain is not all positive, as...

Dry weather damages Belmont trails

October 12, 2021

For many, Hidden Canyon park and the rest of the Belmont trail systems are a necessary escape from the busy school and work environments. However, the extreme dry weather paired with the longstanding California...

Eric Chuang, a senior, goes massive at the Carlmont Jumps.

[Photo] Creating community

December 19, 2021

Eric Chuang, a senior, goes massive at the Carlmont Jumps.

Members of the Carlmont mountain bike club hike up for another run.

[Photo] Pushing through challenges

December 19, 2021

Members of the Carlmont mountain bike club hike up for another run.

Scots eBikes: Taking down traffic

September 16, 2021

Since the return to in-person learning, traffic has once again become a major problem for the Carlmont community. Having begun over the distance-learning period, Scots eBikes was created to help combat...

Scots eBikes Ep 2: Put to the test

May 31, 2021

Following the first episode, an eBike demo was put in place to better understand the capabilities of eBikes, and what would work best for the Carlmont setting.  Blix Bikes, an eBike company based in Santa...

Scots eBikes Ep. 1: Gaining traction

May 10, 2021

As life gets back to normal following the pandemic, everyday problems are once again rearing their ugly heads. One of these problems is that of traffic getting to and from school. However, the Carlmont...

Bridging the gap: Republicans and Democrats

April 20, 2021

Areg Horoupian is a Carlmont High School student who has been vocal about his republican beliefs despite the backlash he's received from other students. This has led to a reputation and a good deal of...

Inside the mind of a Youth Climate Ambassador

March 21, 2021

Carl Bussiek is a member of YCA, or Youth Climate Ambassadors, an organization committed to helping spread awareness and actively combat climate change. Carl has been involved in multiple projects surrounding...

Young outdoor enthusiasts help maintain their local Belmont trails to make the parks better for everyone.

[Photo] Volunteers help Belmont’s parks flourish

February 11, 2021

Young outdoor enthusiasts help maintain their local Belmont trails to make the parks better for everyone.

Matteo Saisi, a sophomore, does a table over a sunrise-lit jump at the Carlmont Jumps.

Carlmont Jumps pave the way for a bright future

January 21, 2021

In many ways, mountain biking is one of the most creative sports. Everything from choosing and building a bike, to upgrading and maintaining that bike, to building your own jumps and trails. There is so...

A biker and a hiker cross paths on Rambler Trail in Water Dog Lake Park.

Mixed-trail use in Belmont spurs controversy

November 30, 2020

Belmont's open space trail systems always have been designated for mixed trail use; however, this may be subject to change in the foreseeable future. There have been numerous concerns about pedestrians...

Younger riders like Remi Vernon, Carl Bussiek, Zach Chuang, and Tasman Johnson have proven that Carlmont will continue to shine for years to come.

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Younger riders like Remi Vernon, Carl Bussiek, Zach Chuang, and Tasman Johnson have proven that Carlmont will continue to shine for years to come.

Triple J is not for the faint of heart, as this rider completely destroyed his rim by coming up short.

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"Triple J" is not for the faint of heart, as this rider completely destroyed his rim by coming up short.

A local rider boosts high on Triple J.

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A local rider boosts high on "Triple J."

A local rider hits a clean toboggan on Triple J.

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A local rider hits a clean toboggan on "Triple J."

Local rider Jake Fergason attempts a superman on Triple J.

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Local rider Jake Fergason attempts a superman on "Triple J."

Local rider Jake Fergason speeds over Mega while the Hucksgiving crowd watches in awe.

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Local rider Jake Fergason speeds over "Mega" while the Hucksgiving crowd watches in awe.

A local rider whips hard on the Pimpin Hip.

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A local rider whips hard on the "Pimpin' Hip".

A local rider pulls a big suicide no-hander on the Pimpin Hip.

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A local rider pulls a big suicide no-hander on the "Pimpin' Hip."

Zach Chuang, a freshman, smiles as he hits the Pimpin Hip.

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Zach Chuang, a freshman, smiles as he hits the "Pimpin' Hip".

Eric Chuang, a junior, floats high above the Pimpin Hip.

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Eric Chuang, a junior, floats high above the "Pimpin' Hip."

Local rider Josh Woodward steezes hard on the Pimpin Hip.

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Local rider Josh Woodward steezes hard on the "Pimpin' Hip."

Local rider Luke Schorno gets sideways on the Pimpin Hip during Hucksgiving.

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Local rider Luke Schorno gets sideways on the "Pimpin' Hip" during Hucksgiving.

12-year-old rider Jacob Lingeman does a suicide no-hander over the infamous Triple J.

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12-year-old rider Jacob Lingeman does a suicide no-hander over the infamous "Triple J".

Local rider Luke Schorno gets sideways on the Pimpin Hip during Hucksgiving

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Local rider Luke Schorno gets sideways on the "Pimpin' Hip" during Hucksgiving

Local rider Keith Morelan soars over the Pimpin Hip to the delight of those at Hucksgiving.

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Local rider Keith Morelan soars over the "Pimpin' Hip" to the delight of those at Hucksgiving.

Local rider Alec Grogan-Crane walks on air over Danillas Hip on Hucksgiving.

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Local rider Alec Grogan-Crane walks on air over "Danilla's Hip" on Hucksgiving.

Local rider Jared Romero styles over the Pimpin Hip on Hucksgiving.

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Local rider Jared Romero styles over the "Pimpin' Hip" on Hucksgiving.

Sophomores Carl Bussiek and Kenzo Peraire ride the popular G-Line.

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Sophomores Carl Bussiek and Kenzo Peraire ride the popular "G-Line."

Sophomores Carl Bussiek and Kenzo Peraire ride the popular G-Line.

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Sophomores Carl Bussiek and Kenzo Peraire ride the popular "G-Line".

Sophomores Carl Bussiek and Kenzo Peraire ride the popular G-Line.

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Sophomores Carl Bussiek and Kenzo Peraire ride the popular "G-Line".

Carl Bussiek, a sophomore, works to restore a forgotten trail at the Carlmont Jumps.

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Carl Bussiek, a sophomore, works to restore a forgotten trail at the Carlmont Jumps.

A small enjoys the RC track located near the bottom of the Carlmont Jumps.

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A small enjoys the RC track located near the bottom of the Carlmont Jumps.

Remi Vernon, a junior, styles for the camera on the Step Up.

Four amazing mountain bike upgrades for conquering Belmont trails

November 10, 2020

In most action sports, upgrading gear is a prominent aspect of each sport. In mountain biking at least, aftermarket parts and brand new upgrades can mean the difference between a comfortable outing or...

Carl Bussiek, a sophomore, rides a berm on the Rambler Trail.

[Photo] Mountain biking in Belmont: a crash course

October 13, 2020

Carl Bussiek, a sophomore, rides a berm on the Rambler Trail.

Kenzo Peraire, Sophomore, looks out at the sunset after a long day of riding.

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Kenzo Peraire, Sophomore, looks out at the sunset after a long day of riding.

Eric Chuang, Junior, throws his bike sideways in a whip.

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Eric Chuang, Junior, throws his bike sideways in a whip.

Carl Bussiek, Sophomore, rides the Canyon Trail in Hidden Canyon park.

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Carl Bussiek, Sophomore, rides the Canyon Trail in Hidden Canyon park.

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