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

Lara Ostroff

Lara Ostroff, Staff Writer

Lara Ostroff is a staff writer for Carlmont High School's journalism program. She writes for the newspaper, The Highlander, as well as the online website, scotscoop.com.

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“When someone begins exhibiting signs of survivor guilt, the best thing to do is have them seek professional help so that they can work through their trauma in a healthy way,” said Bustamante.

[Photo] Living with the guilt

April 25, 2015

“When someone begins exhibiting signs of survivor guilt, the best thing to do is have them seek professional help so that they can work through their trauma in a healthy way,” said Bustamante.

Senior Sabrina Miller anxiously watches her shot go in, while  sophomore Alyssa Hayes is ready for the rebound

Girls varsity basketball wins CCS game over Monta Vista

February 27, 2015

The girls varsity basketball team came out victorious in their first Central Coast Section (CCS) game on Thursday, Feb. 26, with a final score of 45-32. The varsity girls started off CCS playing Monta...

Players fighting for the rebound in the final quarter of the game.

[Photo] Varsity basketball lacked stamina in loss against Mills

January 29, 2015

Players fighting for the rebound in the final quarter of the game.

Junior Andrew Carlsen sinking a 3-pointer in the game against Hillsdale.

Two players go down in varsity basketball game

January 16, 2015

Wednesday night's game was temporarily stopped twice for two separate injuries on Carlmont's team. Senior Joe Rodriguez and sophomore Jacob Lloyd both sustained minor injuries during the game, but...

The basketball game was cancelled due to the storm and flooding.

‘Pineapple Express’ rains out varsity basketball

December 14, 2014

The storm "Pineapple Express," which began early Thursday morning on Dec. 11, caused many school districts to close down for the day. Thursday was supposed to mark the start of the Carlmont varsity...

Picture of Thomas Gifford taken from the 2013-2014 season.

Boys varsity basketball season returns

November 24, 2014

As the first semester begins its descent, boys varsity basketball makes its return to the school year. Tryouts for basketball began on Nov. 3 and concluded on Nov. 15. This season, the varsity team...

Sophomore Daniel Zorb attempting to intercept a pass by an MA player.

Varsity water polo loses PAL match to Menlo-Atherton

November 4, 2014

If you caught Tuesday's varsity water polo match against Menlo-Atherton (MA), you may may have noticed something odd about the line-up. "We wanted to let the sophomores practice because they didn't...

How students spend time during dead week

How students spend time during dead week

June 2, 2014
An exploration of the truth of dead week.
Coachella

Coachella

June 2, 2014

Is there hope for the future of movies?

Is there hope for the future of movies?

January 28, 2014

Movie audiences across the globe, especially teens, are at risk for MCD. What is MCD? Movie Cliché Disorder. While the term may not be real, it is a reality that movie plots, scenes, and story-lines...

No lights, no problem for the Scots

No lights, no problem for the Scots

December 11, 2013

Scots breezed through a JV soccer win against the Hillsdale Knights. These JV soccer boys brought their “A-Game” to pummel the Knights on their own turf with a final game score of 2:0. Pumping themselves...

Boys varsity water polo in a 2013-2014 season game.

Scots comeback falls short in varsity water polo

October 22, 2013

Carlmont varsity water polo defended until the end in their tough match against Menlo Atherton. “Honestly, I felt pretty good playing MA, better than last time. We played together as a team, and made...

Boys triumph over varsity water polo win

Boys triumph over varsity water polo win

September 24, 2013

The beginning of what would become a win for the boys varsity water polo team started at 5:15 p.m on Sept. 18. Carlmont High School beat the Burlingame Panthers 9:8 after a vicious four periods....

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