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

Jonas Sijbrant

Jonas Sijbrant, Staff Writer

Jonas Sijbrant (Class of 2026) really enjoys playing soccer and spending time with friends and family. He covers news from around the Bay Area as it affects Carlmont. In journalism, he strives to educate others about local news and provide a good read.

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Students pet a llama in the petting area during Scotsland. I really enjoyed the entire event, especially the llamas, Franklin said.

Scotsland raises end-of-year spirit at Carlmont

Jonas Sijbrant, Staff Writer May 23, 2024

Carlmont hosted its annual Scotsland celebration featuring llamas, games, and business events. Scotsland is an annual celebration of school spirit that dates back to May of 2018. In these celebrations,...

Carlmonts String Orchestra, led by student conductor Aidan Yang, performs in the Celebrate the Music Festival.

Carlmont String Orchestra inspires youth at Celebrate the Music Festival

Jonas Sijbrant, Staff Writer May 1, 2024

The Carlmont String Orchestra participated and performed at the Celebrate the Music Festival while aiming to inspire younger students and showcase their abilities.  Celebrate the Music is an annual...

Carlmont Improv Club practices once a week, year-round. Each practice is to prepare for their showcases, which are free to the public.

Improv Club creates a welcoming space full of laughter

Jonas Sijbrant, Staff Writer March 14, 2024

Improv Club provides students with a space to be themselves and allow their creativity to take control, creating tons of laughter along the way. The Improv Club is a team of students from all parts...

Maria Moran helps a student in her chemistry class. I love teaching chemistry because if you understand it, it makes everything make a lot more sense, Moran said.

Staff Profile: Carlmont bonds with new chemistry teacher

Jonas Sijbrant, Staff Writer February 14, 2024

Maria Moran is one of the newest members of the Carlmont staff, joining the team to fulfill a much-needed position in the science department. Students were recently informed that chemistry teacher,...

Teacher Matt reads a book to deaf children in the WCC to improve their reading, speaking, and listening skills. This is similar to Ben Rhazis experience in the WCC which helped him with writing, listening, and speaking.

Hearing through the silence: a deaf child’s education experience

Jonas Sijbrant and Mateo Golomb January 30, 2024

When Ben Rhazi was 2 years old, doctors discovered that he was profoundly deaf. As a result of being born with a progressive hearing loss gene, his inner ear lost all of its hearing function revealing...

A Slice of pizza that a student would expect to receive on Friday.

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A Slice of pizza that a student would expect to receive on Friday.

Custodian throws away a mountain of pizza boxes away after being handed out to the students at lunch.

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Custodian throws away a mountain of pizza boxes away after being handed out to the students at lunch.

Caltrain is electrifying its fleet of trains, expecting to increase their speed, frequency, comfort, and sustainability by Fall 2024.

Caltrain’s new electric fleet takes off across the Bay

Jonas Sijbrant and Heidi Poole December 12, 2023

Caltrain bolts into 2024 with an electrification project. According to Caltrain, most diesel trains will be replaced with electric alternatives between San Francisco and San Jose. The electrification...

Aphid bugs can be found in trees. This particular aphid is not the exact type in San Carlos.

San Carlos battles aphid infestation

Jonas Sijbrant, Staff Writer November 6, 2023

The City of San Carlos is trimming trees and washing down sidewalks on Laurel Street in order to clean sticky sidewalks due to an aphid infestation. Aphids are small green insects that feast on sap...

Like other fast-food chains, Jack in the Box employees will benefit from the minimum wage increase.

New California law raises minimum wage for fast-food workers

Jonas Sijbrant, Staff Writer October 15, 2023

Gov. Gavin Newsom passed a new law in California raising the minimum wage to $20 in the fast-food industry, aiming to provide better financial support for the many employees involved in the industry. On...

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