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

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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

All content by Julian Smith
Community disservice

Community disservice

May 7, 2014

Today's society values all the right things for all the wrong reasons. Community service, although toward a good cause, doesn't necessarily entail good morals behind it. With college acceptance rates...

Giving back: Ethan Wallace

Giving back: Ethan Wallace

March 12, 2014

Aside from being a heavily involved student at Carlmont, work, and a member of a successful band, senior Ethan Wallace always manages to delegate time to giving back to the community. Beginning two years...

The end to holiday weight gain

The end to holiday weight gain

January 20, 2014

The holiday season is many people's favorite time of the year. But what people often forget, or choose to ignore, is the calorie-packed foods that the countless family and friends’ gatherings entail. From...

Giving back: Zack Beauchamp

Giving back: Zack Beauchamp

January 16, 2014

Aside from the APs, college applications, and work, Zack Beauchamp devotes what little free time he has giving back to his community. For many, community service is just another mechanism to increase...

The slippery slope for movies

December 17, 2013

Movies have been ingrained into American society since the 1920's when they were first introduced. In recent times, however, it seems that with the shift in society came also a shift in movies themselves,...

Home is where the heart is

Home is where the heart is

December 9, 2013

Written by Sylvester Stallone and starring Jason Statham, "Homefront" promises a ludicrous action thriller. Statham, as always, plays the blood-hungry protagonist aimlessly searching for any arbitrary...

Last Vegas is hopefully the last Vegas movie

‘Last Vegas’ is hopefully the last Vegas movie

November 18, 2013

What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas. But sometimes one just needs to relive those hazy memories. Lined with a star-studded cast including Morgan Freeman, Robert De Niro, Michael Douglas, and Kevin Kline,...

All aboard Captain Phillips

All aboard ‘Captain Phillips’

November 6, 2013

Regardless of its relevance as a politically influential event or not, “Captain Phillips” is an enthralling suspense thriller with Tom Hanks at the lead role. In 2009, the Maersk Alabama was overtaken...

Gravity is an out there thriller

‘Gravity’ is an out there thriller

October 22, 2013

"Gravity," living up to all of its hype, is an impressive showcase of jaw-dropping special effects paired with the fragile nature of our human race. With many movies of this sort, it takes the viewer...

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‘Prisoners’: the movie review

October 10, 2013

“Prisoners,” a newly released action thriller, walks a tight line between fear and hopelessness to evoke strong emotion. To many, family is what means the most to them, let alone their own children....

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