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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

Lauren Tierney

Lauren Tierney, Staff Writer

Lauren is a varsity volleyball player and journalist.

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Students enjoy more than just dancing at this years prom

Students enjoy more than just dancing at this year’s prom

May 11, 2015

On May 1, 740 Carlmont students attended prom at the San Francisco Academy of Sciences. This year prom featured way more than just eating and dancing. Students could explore the museum's aquarium...

Carlmont students prepare to enjoy spring break

Carlmont students have big plans for Spring break

April 15, 2015

As Spring break approaches students plan to take advantage of their time off in many different ways. Whether it’s visiting colleges, spending time with family and friends, or taking an exotic vacation...

April Fools Day has arrived.

A world-wide April Fools’ Day

April 2, 2015

We have all been there before: someone dumps flower on you, tells you a horrific story, or just plays a practical joke only to be followed by the infamous “April fools.” April Fools' Day is celebrated...

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

Finding yourself in high school

March 11, 2015

‘I sat alone on the quad steps at freshman orientation.’ ‘It seemed everyone had gone to school together before and already had a group of friends’ ‘Who was I? Did anyone care?’ ‘How...

Opponents Alonso and Zabluda square off in the final rap battle.

Rap Battle gains campus-wide attention

March 6, 2015

Within the past month, Twitter has been bombarded with constant tweets, videos, pictures, and humorous memes about Carlmont's rap battles. On March 5, students gathered in the quad to watch the rap...

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Students overlook the meaning of MLK Day

January 20, 2015

Students enjoy their Monday off yet fail to recognize the meaning of this day that commemorates doctor Martin Luther king. On Aug. 2, 1983 the U.S. house of representatives passed a bill creating a...

Water main break gives students an extra day of vacation

Water main break gives students an extra day of vacation

January 8, 2015

Students at Carlmont high school gained an extra day of vacation due to the water main break on Terra Linda campus leaving the school without access to water. Between 10:30 and 11 p.m. Monday night...

Slavery still prevalent in modern-day society

Slavery still prevalent in modern-day society

November 17, 2014

Slavery did not end with abolition in the 19th century. The second annual Global Slavery Index (GSI) showed that 35.8 million people are currently suffering under some sort of slavery. According to...

World Trade Center re-opens

World Trade Center re-opens

November 3, 2014

The re-opening of New York's "One World Trade Center" for business after more than 13 years since 9/11 represents the strength and agility throughout the United States. According to BBC news, Dave Checketts,...

Google fights online piracy

Google fights online piracy

October 20, 2014

Google announced changes to its search engine in order to fight online piracy. The music industry's longtime frustration with illegal sites continuously appearing in Google search results is to be addressed...

Murdered Arkansas real estate agent raises awareness over women safety

Murdered Arkansas real estate agent raises awareness over women safety

October 7, 2014

The death of Beverly Carter raised awareness over concerns of women's safety all over the nation. Forty-nine-year-old real estate agent Carter was reported missing on Friday Sept. 25 after she was supposed...

Promising season ahead for JV Football

Promising season ahead for JV Football

September 26, 2014

The Carlmont junior varsity (JV) football team shows hope of a promising season ahead. Junior varsity football won their first game against Yerba Buena High School 34-0, and beat Gunn High School 52-14...

A new teacher inspired by her father’s work

September 22, 2014

Kristin Robinson joined our Carlmont community this year to continue to pursue her passion for teaching math. Her father has played a huge part in creating her passion for teaching students as he too...

Mental disability affects Texas execution

Mental disability affects Texas execution

May 15, 2014

The Texas execution of a 41-year-old Robert Campbell, a convicted rapist and murderer, is now scheduled to be appealed because of Campbell’s claim to have minor intellectual disabilities. Only two...

Few students attend Smarter Balance testing

Few students attend Smarter Balance testing

May 1, 2014

Many 10th and 11th graders saw the Smarter Balance test as a chance to sleep in. The Smarter Balance test given on April 28 and 29 resulted in lower than 50 percent attendance among 10th and 11th graders. Administrative...

A fight against tardies

A fight against tardies

April 9, 2014

Students are concerned about a new policy to combat tradies at school. As of April 4, Carlmont Parents will receive phone calls home not only when their student has cut class, but when they are marked...

Malaysia Airlines puts a price on life

Malaysia Airlines puts a price on life

March 27, 2014

Malaysia flight MH370 went missing on March 8, carrying 239 passengers and the airline now struggles to put a price on a life. Each family has already been given a $5,000 compensation, but the compensation...

St.Patricks day parade in San Francisco

What is Saint Patrick’s day really about?

March 15, 2014

Most people are unaware of the original idea and reason for celebration of St.Patricks Day. Saint Patrick’s Day is not only for wearing the color green, but has immense historical background. “Saint...

Michelle Obama fights junk food in schools

Michelle Obama fights junk food in schools

February 27, 2014

Michelle Obama plans to eliminate advertisements for "junk" food in schools in hopes of creating healthier eating habits. The First Lady wants to get rid of sugary drinks and unhealthy food advertisements...

Olympian wins his way into girls hearts

Olympian wins his way into girls’ hearts

February 12, 2014

Twenty-year-old Canadian Olympic snowboarder Mark McMorris is the new sensation among teenage girls. Junior Sarah Anderson put it bluntly when she said, “I fell in love with Mark McMorris the moment...

Justin Bieber’s arrest influences young fans

Justin Bieber’s arrest influences young fans

January 29, 2014

Early last Thursday morning, pop star Justin Bieber was arrested for racing a Lamborghini under the influence of drugs and alcohol. Bieber was charged with drunk driving, reckless driving, resisting arrest,...

Students are escorted from Berrendo Middle School following the shooting, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014.

Shootings become day to day events

January 14, 2014

The second United States shooting incident this week has occurred, and it is only Tuesday. Monday afternoon in Wesley Chapel, Florida a man and his wife were shot in a movie theater by a 71-year-old man...

Social media apps are a prominent must-have on phones nowadays.

Facebook on the outs

December 17, 2013

The once very popular Facebook is on the outs with teenagers around the world as other social media sites are taking over. Most teenagers would admit to being a member of Facebook, but now with growing...

The balancing act

The balancing act

December 11, 2013

With finals only one week away, students participating in winter sports must fight to balance studying and practice time. As winter sports such as soccer, basketball, and cheerleading begin to take their...

A CCS honor

A CCS honor

November 22, 2013

Two sophomores had the honor of being brought up to play with the Girls Varsity Volleyball team as they entered Central Coast Section (CCS) playoffs. Every year a couple individuals that were seen to...

Lady Scots finish strong

Lady Scots finish strong

November 8, 2013

Carlmont's Junior Varsity Volleyball team won their final game Thursday night, successfully placing them second overall in the league. The Lady Scots beat South San Francisco in an easy two games placing...

A true battle for JV volleyball

A true battle for JV volleyball

October 24, 2013

Thursday night the Junior Varsity Lady Scots Volleyball team took home the win after a tough battle against Burlingame High School (BHS). The Scots took the first game from the start with a score of 11-0...

A promising season ahead for JV volleyball

A promising season ahead for JV volleyball

September 26, 2013

Thursday night's comeback for the win against Hillsdale leaves the season looking hopeful for Carlmont JV volleyball. The Lady Scots played their first home match against Hillsdale High School and lost...

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