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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

Jazzlin Yee

Jazzlin Yee, Staff Writer

Jazzlin Yee is a sophomore at Carlmont High School, and this is her first year in the journalism program. Jazzlin is a clarinetist in the Carlmont Symphony Orchestra. Her hobbies include playing piano and dancing.

Twitter: @JazzlinYee

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Almost 20% of the water we use at home is from sinks and faucets, according to the United States Environmental Protection Agency.

Opinion: Israel’s example should influence change in California’s drought approach

May 8, 2022

Every day, each American uses up to 82 gallons of water. Whether it be by pouring it down the drains of sinks and bathtubs or letting it seep through the ground of our freshly kempt lawns, 30 gallons of...

Studio Ghibli employs the hand-drawn technique with their 2002 film, Spirited Away, one of the companys most popular movies.

Opinion: CGI pushes traditional animation into the shadows

March 25, 2022

In animation, computer-generated images (CGI) have been around since the 1950s and often overtake the traditional hand-drawn animation of the past.  Big-name companies such as Disney have recently...

Disneylands iconic Mickey Mouse Ferris Wheel shines across the water, reflecting Disneys past and influence.

Opinion: Disney’s monopolization is inevitable

March 1, 2022

Disney has been a well-known and reputable entertainment company since 1923 and is steadily growing to this day. However, their rapid expansion may prove detrimental to other corporations such as Sony...

Dancers suspend their legs in the air at Heartbeat Dance Academy.

Opinion: Dance should be considered a sport

February 2, 2022

Some think of dancing as merely an art form and not something as physically demanding as a sport. As someone who's dedicated thousands of hours to dancing, I can safely say it is just as demanding and...

According to the Federal Reserve, around 52% of college students with a technical or associates degree currently have debt. This is even more so for students with a bachelors degree or higher, as 80% of them currently have debt.

[Photo] Drowning in student debt

January 16, 2022

According to the Federal Reserve, around 52% of college students with a technical or associate's degree currently have debt. This is even more so for students with a bachelor's degree or higher, as 80%...

Only 25% of students attending Carlmonts advanced computer science class are female.

Opinion: Women are underrepresented in computer science

January 11, 2022

Females have faced gender discrimination in the workforce for centuries. The field of computer science is by no means an exception.  According to Pew Research Center, women make up less than 26% of...

The weight of societys views has a great impact on Asian parents and children.

Asian American families push back against stereotypical norms

December 14, 2021

The Asian child silently hands their parents a transcript of their grades. Their mother scans the paper, her face slowly contorting into a frown as her eyebrows furrow in disappointment. The child’s...

The Jazz Ensemble performs on the last night of the Carlmont Instrumental Music Winter Concert.

Carlmont’s live winter concerts flourish after online performances

December 7, 2021

Carlmonts instrumental music program performed live at the Winter Concert last week after over a year of only recorded performances and online practices.  Hundreds of people attended these concerts...

Juniors and seniors take the AMC in Mr. Ramroths classroom.

Students calculate their way through the American Math Competition

November 16, 2021

Over two hundred Carlmont students of all grades took the American Math Competition (AMC) last Wednesday.  The AMC is widely considered one of the largest and most prestigious competitions in the U.S.,...

Cars pull out of Carlmonts jam-packed senior parking lot after the school day ends.

Driver’s education and school arrive at an intersection

October 26, 2021

More than a quarter of all 18-year-olds in the U.S. have not received their driver’s license.  One may wonder, why is this true? When a teenager turns 15 and six months in California, they can...

PSAT test-takers diligently answer questions under the pressing timed conditions, aiming to learn from the experience and qualify for the prestigious National Merit Scholarship.

[Photo] PSAT offers the opportunity to learn and excel

October 14, 2021

PSAT test-takers diligently answer questions under the pressing timed conditions, aiming to learn from the experience and qualify for the prestigious National Merit Scholarship.

Senior Kayla Hogan has her calculator ready as she studies her materials.

Changes in college admissions leave students conflicted

October 6, 2021

With college application season currently happening, the relevance of the SAT is an ongoing debate. Since the pandemic, SAT scores have not been required in applications for over 1,000 colleges and universities. The...

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