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

The student news site of Carlmont High School in Belmont, California.

Scot Scoop News

Isabella Wesson

Isabella Wesson, Staff Writer

Isabella Wesson is a sophomore at Carlmont High School and a staff writer for Scot Scoop News this year. Being new to the Media Arts English program, she is interested in getting better at news writing and reporting on sports. She loves writing about topics she is passionate about and hopes to use journalism to make a difference.

Twitter: @isabellawess

All content by Isabella Wesson
A teen leaves their phone at home while they go to a concert without their parents permission. Life360 shows the parents that the teen is at home, but in reality, the teen is elsewhere, without a phone to call for help if needed.

Opinion: Digital ’helicopter parenting’ won’t get you anywhere

Isabella Wesson, Staff Writer March 11, 2020

Jacob left school. Jacob arrived at home. It took him 12 minutes to get from school back home. He drove three miles at 24 mph. He stopped at the gas station for five minutes.  As a...

Airmen assist one another in donning their personal protective equipment, while on-board an Air Force C-17 Globemaster III during transportation isolation system training at Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina. Engineered and implemented after the Ebola virus outbreak in 2014, the TIS is an enclosure the Department of Defense can use to safely transport patients with diseases like novel coronavirus.

Masked from Panic

Brianna Cheng, Kasey Liu, Anita Beroza, and Isabella Wesson February 18, 2020

A new strain of coronavirus (COVID-19) emerged from Wuhan, China, at the beginning of the new year. According to the CDC, the reported symptoms are varying, but common ones are...

A man’s thoughts control him, influenced by the expectations society provides.

Boys don’t cry

Isabella Wesson, Staff Writer February 13, 2020

Your bare knees are on the hot concrete, eyes tearing up under the scorching sun. Taking your training wheels off was a mistake. Your dad — who swore he wouldn’t let you go — runs over to help you...

Twitter, the platform most used for expressing opinion, is soon overrun by them.

Opinion: The internet needs a chill pill

Isabella Wesson, Staff Writer January 23, 2020

I was never good at sports. A ball would come my way, and I’d send it flying in the opposite direction. Our fantastic teamwork and excellence in communication won our middle school team one game out...

The Lancers and Scots watch the ball, waiting for a chance to steal it.

Saint Francis knocks down Carlmont in 45-36 victory

Isabella Wesson, Staff Writer December 5, 2019

Carlmont girls JV basketball suffered their first loss of the season against Saint Francis High School on Dec. 4. The match was one of three in the Mountain View tournament, in which the girls are set...

The Panthers miss a block after a spike from Rachel Reed.

Scots skin Panthers in swift match

Isabella Wesson, Staff Writer October 30, 2019

Carlmont's freshman girls volleyball team walked away triumphantly after defeating the Burlingame Panthers in both sets of an outstandingly quick match. On Oct. 29, the Scots dominated the Panthers...

Freshman Curly Raddavero spikes a ball, scoring a point for the Scots.

Scots slay the Knights in close battle

Isabella Wesson, Staff Writer October 9, 2019

Carlmont girls JV volleyball team encountered a head-to-head clash with the Hillsdale Knights, triumphant only due to their sudden surge of spirit.  The Scots started the game off strong on Oct. 8,...

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