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

Julia Kranzler, Staff Writer

All content by Julia Kranzler
The beach, a popular site for senior ditch day.

The elusive ‘senior ditch day’

May 22, 2014
"I feel like senior ditch day is more important than any other ditch day since most seniors get together and do something fun as a way to celebrate their last few days of high school. It's become something seniors have done for years so everyone wants to take advantage of being a senior and not having to worry about missing class," said senior Alison Fitch.
Rehearsal for Tea Party, choreographed by Charley Bernardo.

A show to remember

April 24, 2014

Carlmont Dance's annual spring show kicks off on Thurs. May 8. This year's show, entitled "Props", is unlike other shows in the past because the dancers will not only be telling a story through their bodies,...

Wellesley College is one of many colleges on the East Coast.

College admission via Facebook

April 3, 2014

As college admission season beings to die down, graduating seniors' egos are alive and well. March and April, the two months in which many colleges release their admission decisions, have the potential...

A senior students bracket.

March Madness instigates student madness

March 20, 2014

Emotions were on the line for many students when NCAA's March Madness kicked off on March 18. This year, March Madness is more than just a competition between collegiate basketball teams, but also against...

Boys Lacrosse senior Gabe Crespin.

Spring athletes discuss upcoming season

February 21, 2014

As the spring sports season rolls in, athletes share their aspirations and possible obstacles they might encounter. This spring's sports roster includes boys and girls lacrosse, badminton, baseball,...

Vikings rain on Scots parade

Vikings rain on Scots’ parade

February 9, 2014

The Boys Varsity basketball team was defeated by the Mills High School Vikings Feb. 5 with a final score of 66-31. The team was striving for another success after a win against Woodside High School...

Male cheerleaders Gabe Crespin and Matt Stalun.

Not just a ‘girls’ sport’ anymore

January 25, 2014

Former varsity football players Gabe Crespin and Matt Stalun decided to show their school spirit in an alternative way this semester. During their off season, Stalun and Crespin can be seen on the basketball...

Photo courtesy of

Common App woes: how online glitches make applying to college a nightmare

December 17, 2013

Technical difficulties arise with the Common App as seniors rush to submit college applications. In an era where college applications are submitted primarily online, most would expect the process to be...

Nov. 26 dodgeball game.

Let’s play dodgeball

November 27, 2013

The classic recreational game of dodgeball has swept campus by storm. As this year's dodgeball tournament kicks off, students can be found playing or spectating dodgeball games on the field everyday...

Senior VP Jared Fitzpatrick. Photo courtesy of Reggie Chatman.

Behind the announcements: meet ASB newcomer Jared Fitzpatrick

November 13, 2013

Most students know him as the entertaining personality seen in assemblies or heard over the announcements, but there is more to Jared Fitzpatrick than meets the eye. Fitzpatrick hit the ASB scene last...

Students during Oct. 25 Homecoming Assembly. Photo credits to Silas Pang.

Scots boast major school spirit

October 30, 2013

In the past, Carlmont has not been known for school spirit, which has ASB stumped as to what made this year so much different. "We were sitting and trying to figure out what made the difference this...

ASB beats down on bullying

ASB beats down on bullying

October 17, 2013

ASB put their foot down against bullying this year by constructing a week long anti-bullying campaign. "Anti -Bullying Week is the one week out of the year where we spread awareness of bullying and...

Clubs Fair: what it takes to make it happen

Clubs Fair: what it takes to make it happen

October 1, 2013

Carlmont's annual Clubs Fair on Oct. 3 plans to recruit perspective club members in an exciting and entertaining way. Clubs Fair, which is held every year in the quad, is a lunchtime event administered...

Screamin Scots at a Football game

ASB implements big changes this school year

September 17, 2013

The members of Carlmont's ASB formulated fresh ideas to kick off the new school year and promote Scot spirit. As the 2013-2014 school year rolled around, it was time for the Associated Student Body...

Load More Stories
Activate Search
The student news site of Carlmont High School in Belmont, California.
Julia Kranzler