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

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Kimberly Mitchell, Staff Writer

As a student journalist for the award-winning Scot Scoop News, Kimberly Mitchell has reported on a variety of different subjects from Bay Area news to campus sports and has produced several videos as a member of ScotCenter. In just her first year she has received several awards in both the state and national scale for her writing, photography, and videos. This year as a senior, she hopes to delve into the field of investigative reporting and create more awareness of the issues that face her community and the world beyond. To check out her portfolio, click here.

Twitter: @Kim_Mitchelll

All content by Kimberly Mitchell
Is This Love? Episode 7: Our final goodbye

Is This Love? Episode 7: Our final goodbye

May 28, 2020

Our journey in finding the meaning of love has finally come to an end. Join Sam, Zach, Anna, Alena, and Kim for one last goodbye as they go over past podcasts and review what they have learned throughout...

Is This Love? Episode 6: Self-love in self-isolation

Is This Love? Episode 6: Self-love in self-isolation

May 18, 2020

Two months into quarantine, people all around the world continue to adjust to their new life under a pandemic. In this episode of Is This Love? Zach, Kim, Alena, and Anna discuss how social distancing...

Which Is This Love? team member are you most similar to?

Which ‘Is This Love?’ team member are you most similar to?

May 18, 2020

Are you most like Kimberly, Alena, Anna, Sam, or Zachary? Take this quiz to find out!

Joelle Faybishenko pulls her arms and legs in tightly to for an axel.

[Photo] Joelle Faybishenko balances figure skating with the demands of high school

April 13, 2020

Joelle Faybishenko pulls her arms and legs in tightly to for an axel.

Is This Love? Episode 4: Heartbreak

Is This Love? Episode 4: Heartbreak

April 2, 2020

Breakups: the worst part of any relationship. At some point, everyone experiences some sort of breakup, but different people have different ways of coping with it. In this episode of Is This Love?,...

The Self-Love Playlist

The Self-Love Playlist

March 25, 2020

We all have lots of free time now, so what better way to spend it than learning how to love yourself! Whether you're far long your self-love journey or you're just starting, this playlist will help you...

Baysian Eats Episode One: Little Shanghai

March 18, 2020

In the first episode of a video series dedicated to reviewing local Bay Area Asian eateries, Sam, Anna, and Kim go to restaurant Little Shanghai to try its signature Shanghaiese cuisine. Music: secret...

The Puppy Love Playlist

The Puppy Love Playlist

March 4, 2020

Everyone has had a crush at some point in their life. All of us are familiar with the nervousness and excitement that builds up inside of you when you see your crush. So, we have made a playlist full of...

Is This Love? Episode 2: Crush culture

Is This Love? Episode 2: Crush culture

February 29, 2020

What is a crush? How do you know if you like someone and not just the idea of dating? In this episode, join hosts Kimberly Mitchell, Sam Chu, Anna Feng, and special guest Zach Khouri as they explore...

The Lovey Dovey Playlist

The Lovey Dovey Playlist

February 19, 2020

Many say that the best way to gain knowledge is through the language of others. That's why we've compiled a playlist to help you understand love through the perspective of others. Follow Is This...

Is This Love? Episode 1: Love experiences, self-love, and ... dancing?

Is This Love? Episode 1: Love experiences, self-love, and … dancing?

February 14, 2020

What is love? Is love real? Will I be forever alone? These questions haunt many teenagers, and these four seniors are no different. Join the hosts Kimberly Mitchell, Alena Ruhstaller, Sam Chu, and...

Come join four seniors as they explore love and all the facets that come with it.

Is This Love?

February 14, 2020

How does it feel to love someone?  That the feelings exploding in your chest and traveling wildly through your veins are similar to what this other person has pumping in his or her heart? That they...

More than 130 girls from 18 Division 1 schools around the Bay and beyond compete for a spot at State during the CCS Championships. As the race beings, the girls start a descend down a dusty hill into a one-mile loop.

Runners compete for a chance at State Championships

November 17, 2019

As the boys and girls of Carlmont's cross country team walked through the entrance to the Crystal Springs Cross Country Course, uncertainty filled the air. While the team swept both PAL Championship...

Kiana George and David Su celebrate after winning a spikeball match.

[Photo] Spikeball enhances Carlmont culture and student unity

November 16, 2019

Kiana George and David Su celebrate after winning a spikeball match.

More than 130 girls from 18 Division 1 schools around the Bay and beyond compete for a spot at State during the CCS Championships. As the race beings, the girls start a descend down a dusty hill into a one-mile loop.

[Photo] Down their top three runners, the girls fall short at CCS

November 17, 2019

More than 130 girls from 18 Division 1 schools around the Bay and beyond compete for a spot at State during the CCS Championships. As the race beings, the girls start a descend down a dusty hill into a...

Hundreds of students lined up along the bleachers, cheering for the Scots in blue and white face paint and glitter. Friday was Carlmonts first home game of the season and with a final score of 69-19. The win also marked the second consecutive victory for the Scots.

Carlmont Scots stun the Independence 76ers

September 15, 2019

Friday the 13th has always been rumored to bring bad luck. For the Independence 76ers, the old superstition rang true. They walked away with a crushing 69-19 loss. Going into the game, the 76ers...

Carlmont defensive back Phillip Stav, a senior, is tackled by Cav Williams, an SHP junior, after completing a pass for a two yard gain. Carlmonts season opener ended with a devastating 28-7 loss on Saturday, Aug. 31.

Carlmont falls to Sacred Heart Prep in rough season opener

September 1, 2019

When the Carlmont Scots started their season with a game against the Sacred Heart Prep (SHP) Gators last year, the Scots did not have a happy ending. Carlmont suffered one of their three losses last season...

Carlmont seniors Brandon Gee and Adrian Cunningham perform alongside the other members of their group Sad In SF.

Teens kick of their summer with the Buoyancy Teen Music & Art Festival

June 3, 2019

From riding a unicorn to listening to their peers perform, teens from around the Bay came together to share the stage, showcase their art, and kick off their summer with the Buoyancy Teen Music & Art...

The 2018-19 seniors of Carlmont journalism take one final picture all together.

[Photo] A few thoughts on student journalism

May 27, 2019

The 2018-19 seniors of Carlmont journalism take one final picture all together.

Varsity Swimmer Morgan Hawes (left) screams with joy after realizing Carlmont swept all PALs championship titles for a second year in a row.

Scots swim their way to success

May 19, 2019

The Championship Sweep Streak Before the announcer could even finish reporting the final results, the microphone's sound was drowned out by the shrill screams of the Carlmont Scots. With a lead...

Bridget Matthews throws her first of the game in the seventh inning.

JV softball gains 8-2 victory in the seventh inning

April 24, 2019

After a rocky start, Carlmont’s JV softball team came from behind and swept an 8-2 victory over the Aragon Dons. The game started off slow for the Scots as a lack of communication and energy cost...

After losing his second game, sophomore Ethan Liu regains his focus for the third game and prepares to clear a smash from his opponents.

Carlmont badminton falls short in their first game of the season

February 28, 2019

As the boys and girls of Carlmont’s badminton team prepared to face Westmoor High School on Tuesday night, the courts were filled with uncertainty and anticipation. It was the first game of the season...

Christina Webb points to a  pamphlet used by Anita Bryants Save our Children campaign.

Remembering the defeat of the Briggs Initiative

November 13, 2018

On Tuesday night, the nation was yet again divided into red and blue in what many have called the most crucial midterm election of our lifetime. However, this November was not the first time midterm...

Senior Timothy Krassiev leads the Screamin Scots section at the Homecoming football game, Oct. 26.

Homecoming spirit from all angles

October 28, 2018
Carlmont had Homecoming Oct. 21 to Oct. 26, the week consisting of Powderpuff football, spirit days, class competitions, the assembly, and an all-school dance. Check out this in-depth multimedia project that takes a look at elements of homecomings here, as well as around the nation.
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