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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

Inaaya Omer

Inaaya Omer, Staff Writer

Inaaya Omer is a junior at Carlmont High School and is in her second year of journalism. She enjoys being a part of it because of the experience you gain, the interactions and interviews  you have with people, and the many different skills you can learn. She also plays for Carlmont’s Varsity Tennis Team and is involved in events and activities to show her school spirit.

Twitter: @inaayaomer

 

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Beyond the Surface Ep. 2: Complex identities

November 29, 2022

Welcome to Beyond the Surface, hosted by Inaaya Omer. During the course of this series she’ll be joined by a new guest in each episode to talk about their experiences and their perspective on being a...

Beyond the Surface Ep. 1: A Pakistani-American teen’s journey

November 7, 2022

Welcome to the first episode of Beyond the Surface, hosted by Inaaya Omer. Throughout this series, new guests will share their experiences and perspectives on being a minority, from an immigrant family,...

The first 100% affordable housing project was built on 817 Walnut Street, San Carlos.

[Photo] San Carlos city council candidates share perspectives on housing developments

October 26, 2022

The first 100% affordable housing project was built on 817 Walnut Street, San Carlos.

Two defenders from Santa Clara High School attempt to tackle Carlmont High Schools tight end, senior Matt Abiezzi.

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Two defenders from Santa Clara High School attempt to tackle Carlmont High School's tight end, senior Matt Abiezzi.

Senior running back John Hanna scores a touchdown gaining an advantage for Carlmont.

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Senior running back John Hanna scores a touchdown gaining an advantage for Carlmont.

Santa Clara High Schools defense attempts to tackle wide receiver, Austin Li.

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Santa Clara High School's defense attempts to tackle wide receiver, Austin Li.

Fanning the Flames: Voices of the People

September 21, 2022

Thirteen students were suspended from Design Tech High School (d.tech) in Redwood City, California. These students, along with many others, protested the school’s new policies on Aug. 24, prompting allegations...

Oracles Design Tech High School campus was established in 2014.

Fanning the flames: d.tech administration’s response to rebellion ignites controversy

September 19, 2022

Thirteen students were suspended from Design Tech High School (d.tech) in Redwood City, California. These students, along with many others, protested the school’s new policies on Aug. 24, prompting allegations...

Carlmont students participate in the powder toss, which usually occurs near the end of the game.

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Carlmont students participate in the "powder toss," which usually occurs near the end of the game.

Carlmont and Santa Clara players get up from the ground.

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Carlmont and Santa Clara players get up from the ground.

Carlmonts drumline ensemble performs for the crowd.

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Carlmont's drumline ensemble performs for the crowd.

Carlmonts offensive line faces off against Santa Claras defensive line before a snap.

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Carlmont's offensive line faces off against Santa Clara's defensive line before a snap.

Senior running back John Hanna runs past Santa Clara defenders.

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Senior running back John Hanna runs past Santa Clara defenders.

Carlmont cheerleaders perform a routine for the crowd.

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Carlmont cheerleaders perform a routine for the crowd.

Carnage Quidditch versus Silicon Valley Vipers at US Quidditch Cup 12 in Round Rock, Texas.

Real-life Quidditch allows fans to live out their childhood dreams

May 24, 2022

"Harry was speeding toward the ground when the crowd saw him clap his hand to his mouth as though he was going to be sick-he hit the field on all fours-coughed-and something gold fell into his hand. 'I've...

Daniel Arakaki takes a forehand swing in his match.

Scots lose to Bears in close rematch

April 14, 2022

Hoping to get revenge on their longtime rivals, Carlmont’s boys’ varsity tennis team fell short by one match with a final score of 4-3 against Menlo-Atherton (MA). Coming off of a close loss from...

Ryan Chun helps one of his students with a math problem during student flex time.

Carlmont alumni reminisce about their past

March 21, 2022

George Metropulos, Aaron Morril, and Ryan Chun are three out of the thousands of students who have walked in and out of Carlmont High School. After their education at Carlmont, all three men became...

Daniel Arakaki serves the ball during his first set.

Boys varsity tennis returns with a smash

March 17, 2022

After two years, Carlmont's boys' varsity tennis team returned to finish what they started. Coming off of a victory from their first match of the season, in their second match, they crushed the Hillsdale...

Victor Nikolayev attempts to get past his opponent.

Scots close out undefeated, scoreless season

February 13, 2022

Ending a record season, the Scot's JV boys soccer team defeated Aragon High School 1-0, making history as the first JV team at Carlmont to win 10-0-0 with zero goals allowed in the entire season.  "It...

Sophomore Charlotte Lin hurls the ball towards the basket during a layup as two Ravens anticipate a rebound.

[Photo] Scots defeat Ravens in season finale

February 13, 2022

Sophomore Charlotte Lin hurls the ball towards the basket during a layup as two Ravens anticipate a rebound.

Ravens’ Nohe’alani Stores shoots a free throw.

[Photo] Scots beat Ravens in rivalry match

January 22, 2022

Ravens’ Nohe’alani Stores shoots a free throw.

Aaron Morrill hits a backhand shot while warming up with one of his students.

[Photo] No days off: a Carlmont athlete’s journey

March 21, 2022

Aaron Morrill hits a backhand shot while warming up with one of his students.

Emily Mannion, a junior and choir council member, cuts pie slices for choir students.

Choir pie day brings singers together

November 25, 2021

Every year, Carlmont choir students partake in a bonding event the day before Thanksgiving break. Traditionally, this event was a Friendsgiving lunch party hosted by choir teacher Genevieve Tep and the...

The senior powderpuff team poses with their banner after winning the championship game.

Powderpuff seniors emerge victorious

November 1, 2021

With just one minute left on the clock, Maya Blodgett, a senior, scored her second touchdown in the championship powderpuff game on Oct. 29, securing the win for the senior team.  “It’s such a great...

A sophomore  successfully attempts a jump serve during a volleyball game at Station 3.

Sophomore activities focus on the future

October 17, 2021

Year after year, high school students work tirelessly to prepare not only for their SATs but to submit college applications, all in hopes of getting admitted into the school of their dreams. However, the...

Health personnel operate Carlmonts on-campus COVID-19 testing area.

[Photo] COVID-19 vaccine mandate lies in district hands

September 22, 2021

Health personnel operate Carlmont's on-campus COVID-19 testing area.

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