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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.

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Julia Rhodie

Julia Rhodie, Staff Writer

Julia Rhodie is a senior at Carlmont High School and has been a member of the journalism program for two years. She is passionate about politics, social justice, legal studies, and philosophy. In her free time, she enjoys watching the news, playing with her cat, and exploring nature.

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Some students pick up the camera instead of pursuing other hobbies, such as dance and other sports.

Students use YouTube as a means of self-expression

Julia Rhodie, Staff Writer May 28, 2019

A creative outlet is something many students seek as a way to express their feelings. Commonly, students do this by taking a dance class, piano lessons, or drawing. More young people have taken to a new...

Adapting to a new environment is on the horizon for graduating seniors.

Opinion: Moving on is hard

Julia Rhodie, Staff Writer April 12, 2019

With graduation just around the corner, the thought of moving on from high school becomes a reality. Students are dispersing throughout the country to study their passion, immersing themselves in new...

Essential to the big event is for someone to capture the moment.

Opinion: Prom preparations are grueling but worthwhile

Julia Rhodie, Staff Writer March 16, 2019

The new year rolls around. While you are posting about your New Year resolutions, your female peers have already started checking prom dress websites for an event four months away. This is only the...

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President Trump speaks to supporters at a convention center in Phoenix, Ariz.

Opinion: The American electorate is not ready for a diverse candidate

Julia Rhodie, Staff Writer January 21, 2019

Speculation clouds the air as Americans begin to wonder which Democratic candidate will face President Trump in the 2020 election. Among those considered by ABC to be most likely to run for president...

Unfounded bomb threats were reported in cities across the nation as well as in Canada on Dec. 13, 2018.

ScotSkim: terror

Julia Rhodie, Staff Writer December 15, 2018

Bomb threats spark nationwide anxiety A wave of bomb threats was sent to schools, businesses, hospitals, and other places nationwide and in Canada on Thursday, Dec. 13. These threats sent public facilities...

James Alex Fields Jr., joins marchers in Charlottesville for the Unite the Right rally.

ScotSkim: convictions

Julia Rhodie, Staff Writer December 9, 2018

Charlottesville neo-Nazi convicted on all counts “Unite the Right"rioter James Alex Fields Jr., was convicted of first-degree murder in a Virginia court on Dec. 7 for plowing his car into, and killing,...

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi speaks at a Trump Tax Town Hall in Phoenix, Ariz.

ScotSkim: announcements

Julia Rhodie, Staff Writer November 16, 2018

Questions arise surrounding leadership as the 'blue wave' crashes The ‘blue wave,’ crashed, as many predicted it would. But for American politics, another dramatic event on its horizon as members...

Smoke from California wildfires fills the sky as air quality worsens.

ScotSkim: fire

Julia Rhodie, Staff Writer November 15, 2018

California burns up from fires in north and south Infamous for its sunny days and sandy beaches, the Golden State is gaining a new meaning, as fire rages through both its northern and southern ends. With...

Pipe bombs similar to this one have been sent to prominent Trump critics in the past week.

ScotSkim: targets

Julia Rhodie, Staff Writer October 26, 2018

Pipe bombs sent to left-wing associates News broke Wednesday morning that pipe bombs were sent to various prominent members of the Democratic party, including the Clintons and the Obamas, and to CNN headquarters...

Donald Trump speaks with supporters at a campaign rally at the Prescott Valley Event Center in Prescott Valley, Ariz.

ScotSkim: safety

Julia Rhodie, Staff Writer October 23, 2018

US pulls out of long-standing nuclear arms treaty with Russia An agreement that was initially made to avoid nuclear conflict is said to be eliminated, as President Trump announced on his way to a campaign...

This gas station in Belmont, Calif. shows average gas prices per gallon for different types of gasoline.

Increasing gas prices fuel problems for teens

Julia Rhodie, Staff Writer September 25, 2018

For adults with full-time careers, a spike in gas prices is frustrating yet manageable. However, teenagers across the Bay Area are struggling to fund their transportation. Gas prices in the Bay Area...

Plastic cups and straws found on the beach demonstrate the urgency for environmental reform.

Bay Area restaurants move toward eco-friendly status

Julia Rhodie, Staff Writer September 10, 2018

You are at the coffee shop you visit every morning as an essential step in your routine. You order a decaf iced mocha, wait by the pick-up counter, and receive your coffee when you realize something...

BART riders place their tickets through the ticket machine as they walk through the barriers.

Fare evaders pose a significant problem for BART

Julia Rhodie, Staff Writer August 28, 2018

It’s time to go home from work, and the BART station is chaotic. People are running from the ticket station to catch their train. To some, this may seem like the perfect time to skip the ticket line....

Peninsula Jewish Community Center located in Foster City, like other Jewish centers, has faced violent threats recently.


Peninsula Jewish Community Center located in Foster City, like other Jewish centers, has faced violent threats recently.

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