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.

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Linda Reeder

Linda Reeder, Staff Writer

Linda Reeder (Class of 2026) is a sophomore and this is her first year in Carlmont journalism. She is a staff writer who covers campus news. She enjoys baking, reading, pilates, and hanging out with friends.

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Students must learn to balance stressful classes, personal hobbies, and extracurriculars as they begin adding to their high school resumes in preparation for college applications. “Its important to have that balance of doing something that you love, but also doing something that challenges you,” said Daivik Vennela.

Students seek balance to ace academics and cultivate passions

Emma Wu and Linda Reeder February 7, 2024

Extracurriculars and the wide variety of classes available at Carlmont allow each student to have a unique high school experience. However, balancing the activities they enjoy and the activities necessary...

Technology is playing a bigger role in students’ education due to the new and innovative EdTech platforms.

Education downloads a system update

Jessica Li and Linda Reeder January 25, 2024

Ninety-nine percent — a surge that reshaped education. In the confinement of 2020, traditional schooling found itself boxed in while EdTech emerged as the leading industry.  According to Exploding...

Emi Ota, a sophomore in Carlmont Instrumental Music, plays the violin. Ota is a member of the Symphony Orchestra, which performed various pieces on the second day of the Carlmont Instrumental Music Winter Concert.

Music students end the semester on a high note

Linda Reeder, Staff Writer December 11, 2023

After hours of preparation and rehearsals, Carlmont's instrumental music students finished off the semester with their Winter Concert. Carlmont Instrumental Music students from all five instrumental...

Darcy Pelham sings Part of Your World from The Little Mermaid. This Cabaret show was my first time performing a solo and having a bit of stage fright, I was very hesitant to even audition for the solo because it felt like a very vulnerable thing to do, Pelham said. It ended up being a really really fun experience for me because I gained a lot more confidence, I was really proud of my performance and how it went, but ultimately I was proud that I had put myself out there.

Carlmont choir enchants the audience during choir cabaret

Linda Reeder, Staff Writer November 20, 2023

The Carlmont choir enchanted the audience with a Disney-themed serenade in the annual Choir Cabaret show.  On Nov. 9, Carlmont choir students performed their annual Choir Cabaret show, with this year’s...

Members of the cast of A Midsummer Nights Dream practice on the final day of rehearsal. In the play, these five characters are actors in a play that is performed during the group wedding of Theseus and Hippolyta, Lysander and Hermia, and Demetrius and Helena.

Fall play takes the big stage for the first time in four years

Linda Reeder, Staff Writer October 25, 2023

Carlmont drama's fall production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" was performed on the main stage for the first time in four years on Oct. 19-22. According to Elizabeth Berg, the Carlmont drama teacher...

Students gather in the Belmont Library after school, occupying most of the seats. When I study at the library, there are often large groups of kids playing video games on the computers or talking loudly, said Lyra Cunningham, a Carlmont sophomore.

[Photo] After-school student crowds disrupt Belmont Library

October 18, 2023

Students gather in the Belmont Library after school, occupying most of the seats. "When I study at the library, there are often large groups of kids playing video games on the computers or talking loudly,"...

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Linda Reeder