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.

Scot Scoop News

Maddy Mercado

Maddy Mercado, Staff Writer

Maddy Mercado is a senior at Carlmont High School.  She is currently in her third year in the journalism program and loves working on graphic design. She played on Carlmont's volleyball, basketball, and softball teams. She enjoys spending time with her friends and playing video games in her spare time. She's very passionate about pursuing a media career and is interested in digital marketing. To see her portfolio, click here.

Twitter: @maddyymercado

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The inside of Hillsdale Mall in San Mateo.

Fun weekend ideas to do with friends

October 2, 2022

Some weekends can get boring if you don’t know what to do, but the list of activities to do with friends is endless. To make your weekend more memorable, here are some ideas on what you and your friend...

A user shows the different ways to use certain elements from Widgetsmith and Color Widgets.

3 widget apps to fidget with

September 19, 2022

The new IOS 16 update allows Apple users to customize their lock screen with various widgets from external apps. Widgets show information from users' preferred apps, and the presence of widgets has allowed...

A Carlmont student wearing a Ukiyo-e UT shirt, a new trendy design created by Uniqlo.

3 stylish fashion trends this school year

September 13, 2022

There have been many popular pieces of clothing amongst students at Carlmont during the first month of school. Here are three different trending clothing items, where to get them and how much they cost. Uniqlo...

The homepage of the upcoming draft for a fantasy football league.

What your favorite part of fall says about you

September 6, 2022

The upcoming fall season has stirred excitement for many traditional autumn activities. The different parts of fall that people enjoy can be attributed to their personalities. From pigskin and pumpkins...

Teachers and students with 504 plans work together to best equip them for academic success.

504 plans require crucial communication

January 19, 2022

A 504 plan is a proposal created by the school to help a student’s success with learning. Students who have mental or physical impairments such as ADHD or another learning disorder are eligible for a...

Carlmont senior Shailae Sagon looks to block the opposing teams pass.

Scots start season with a win over the Tigers

November 19, 2021

In a fast-paced and high-intensity game, the Carlmont girls basketball team won their first game of the season 50-39 against the Notre Dame Tigers. The first quarter began with a shaky start for the...

Elliott Wineman, Carlmonts wide receiver, intercepts the pass and rushes to the endzone.

[Photo] Scots get brutally beat by Knights

October 30, 2021

Elliott Wineman, Carlmont's wide receiver, intercepts the pass and rushes to the endzone.

Kiana Domingo, a junior, serves to the Aragon Dons.

JV volleyball struck down by Aragon Dons

October 6, 2021

The Aragon Dons beat the Carlmont JV volleyball team on Oct. 5, winning the third set with a final score of 16-14. After winning the Tiger Cup tournament on Oct. 3, the Scots came out strong. The team...

Elise Van Looy gets ready for the serve.

Freshman volleyball beats Menlo-Atherton in undefeated league

September 15, 2021

The Carlmont freshman volleyball team won both sets of their game against the Menlo-Atherton Bears on Sept. 14 at 4 p.m. In the first set, Samantha Lumish had a solid serving streak that led to multiple...

Perspectives of the same event can differ from person to person.

Students adapt to a new school environment

February 23, 2021

Adjusting to a new school environment is a common challenge many students go through throughout their school life. As students begin their time in their new school environment, they face different new...

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