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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

Kelly Song

Kelly Song , Highlander Editor

A wild journalist and an enthusiastic cook, Kelly Song has a passion for many aspects of her high school life. In addition to being a staff writer at Carlmont, she is also a columnist for her city newspaper, the Redwood Shores Pilot. She plays the violin competitively and loves to freelance for local musical productions. Kelly is also the founder of a non-profit organization to raise money to build a school in Kenya.

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Arrons recent music shut down by the administration branches into a school-wide conversation on students rights.

Silenced speakers stir anything but silence

October 14, 2015

Every music speaker has an off button. Apparently, some students may have one too. Carlmont senior Arron faced the possibility of silencing his music for good several weeks ago, when the masked “walking...

During the power outage, students congregate in the dark hall.

[Photo] Construction leaves D-wing in darkness

September 28, 2015

During the power outage, students congregate in the dark hall.

Trump points to  the greatest man alive, also known as himself, during a Republican campaign speech.

Donald Trump is our savior

August 29, 2015

So imagine this: the apocalypse is here, the zombies have finally arrived to eat your brains out and you’re cursing under your breath as you fumble around your pantry for a food stash. It’s chaos out...

This year has been a lot of fun, said sophomore Allison Granet, who joined Improv this year. When I first got on the team I think I struggled a little bit by holding back and worrying I would say the wrong thing, but over the course of the year I think Ive learned that there isnt really a wrong answer in improv. I definitely think improv has helped me learn more about myself.

Random creativity of Improv

February 26, 2015

   

The visual arts table displays student creations.

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The visual arts table displays student creations.

An array of drama performances are on display for students to see.

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An array of drama performances are on display for students to see.

Every step of high school leads to one finding their identity, such as picking future classes.

[Photo] Finding yourself in high school

March 11, 2015

Every step of high school leads to one finding their identity, such as picking future classes.

Junior Alyssa Fagel and senior Ashley Kawakami represent the Journalism table.

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Junior Alyssa Fagel and senior Ashley Kawakami represent the Journalism table.

Teachers and students discuss the curriculum of potential course choices.

[Photo] Assignment overload results in student stress

January 23, 2015

Teachers and students discuss the curriculum of potential course choices.

Student art creations on display in an attempt to recruit students.

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Student art creations on display in an attempt to recruit students.

Students crows the gym at the course fair.

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Students crows the gym at the course fair.

Carlmonts annual course fair held in the gym.

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Carlmont's annual course fair held in the gym.

Several anonymous Carlmont students share personal stories on their journey to immigration

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Several anonymous Carlmont students share personal stories on their journey to immigration

Journalism student observes trash-awareness posters using The Highlander as background paper

Journalism unaware newspapers were used for environmental campaign

November 12, 2014

Carlmont has always been a strong advocate for trash awareness, speaking out against a garbage-strewn campus over the years. But when Carlmont Journalism students came to school last Wednesday to find...

Minnijean Brown Trickey tells her story to Carlmont students

Civil Rights Movement advocate travels from history books to the Carlmont stage

November 1, 2014

She walked with her head held high up the broad steps of her school, surrounded by one thousand troops from the U.S. Army for protection, amidst screams of racist remarks and violent threats. It was her...

Complimentary practice booklets are handed out to students to help prepare for the PSAT

PSAT prepares students for the real deal

October 15, 2014

Bright orange slips and blue packets signal the arrival of the annual Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT) in schools across the nation. Carlmont sophomores and juniors will take the standardized test...

Students prepare for Homecoming Dance

[Photo] Homecoming is coming

September 30, 2014

Students prepare for Homecoming Dance

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