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

Mari Ramirez

Mari Ramirez, Staff Writer

Mari Ramirez is a senior at Carlmont High School. She is a staff writer for Scot Scoop and for the Highlander. In addition, she's a member of the Outreach Team for All That's Lit to Print, a student-run literary magazine and the Social Media Director for BOLD Apparel, a local nonprofit. She is passionate about politics and raising awareness about the environment. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with friends and family. To check out her portfolio, click here.

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The Senior Scoop Ep. 14: The end of a chapter

May 24, 2021

It's finally review week, which means seniors are done with classes and are graduating next week. In the final episode of The Senior Scoop, join hosts Ava Richards and Mari Ramirez as they reflect on their...

The Senior Scoop Ep. 13: College commitments

May 3, 2021

As the end of the school year approaches, seniors are committing to colleges and creating new lives for themselves. It's definitely a time to celebrate. In this episode of The Senior Scoop, join hosts...

The Senior Scoop Ep. 12: AP exams strike again

April 16, 2021

A major part of academic life is taking AP classes and the exams that come with them. In this episode of The Senior Scoop, join hosts Ava Richards and Mari Ramirez in a discussion with senior Lauren Chong...

The Senior Scoop Ep. 11: Appreciating the assemblies

March 12, 2021

Under normal conditions, students and performers alike would be getting ready for the Heritage Fair, one of many annual events that ASB has to offer. In this episode of The Senior Scoop, join hosts Ava...

The Senior Scoop Ep. 10: Adulting

March 1, 2021

Growing up comes with more responsibilities, and in high school that often means finding your first job or learning how to budget money. In this episode of The Senior Scoop, join hosts Ava Richards and...

The Senior Scoop Ep. 9: Break a leg!

February 5, 2021

Welcome to February! If this were a typical year, the performing arts department would be entangled with the shenanigans of musical season, finalizing set pieces, reworking lighting cues, and rehearsing...

The Senior Scoop Ep. 8: Senioritis season

January 23, 2021

Just like that, semester one is done and semester two has begun! For our seniors, this means college decisions and graduation are just around the corner. But that's not all! Around this time frame, senioritis...

The Senior Scoop Ep. 7: Holly jolly season

December 5, 2020

The end of the year is approaching fast! That means the December holidays and the new year are around the corner, but at the same time, so are finals. Finals are always a stressful time for students, and...

The Senior Scoop Ep. 6: College apps and Thanksgiving scraps

November 17, 2020

The end of November is looming, which only means one thing for high school seniors: college applications are due. Whether students decide to apply for early action or regular decision, this time of the...

The Senior Scoop Ep. 5: Hocus pocus, revive our senior year!

October 30, 2020

With our senior year being moved online, it's easy for us to dwell on what we could have had. As the end of October is just around the corner, we've already missed things like Homecoming, football games,...

The Senior Scoop Ep. 4: Atypical activities

October 16, 2020

Extracurriculars are one of the special opportunities that allow students to pursue their interests. Whether they’re career orientated or just for fun, these activities help make the high school experience...

The Senior Scoop Ep. 3: Work hard, play hard

October 2, 2020

Long, grueling practices, high-intensity games, and cheering crowds. Sports are, undoubtedly, a large aspect of Carlmont culture, and play a crucial role in many student's lives. However, this is truly...

The Senior Scoop Ep. 2: Coursework and self-worth

September 18, 2020

Homework and home-life don’t always go hand-in-hand. Sometimes we forget that we can’t compromise on our mental health, even if it means excelling in school. In the second of The Senior Scoop, join...

The Senior Scoop Ep. 1: School’s in session

September 4, 2020

Every August, students everywhere dread hearing that "school's back in session." With summer coming to an end, the hard work and endless nights of homework begin. While some students have an easy time...

Reap What You Sew

May 28, 2020

“Reap What You Sew” tells the story of a 17-year-old girl named Auva Soheili with a drive to fix social injustice around the world… through clothing! In 2019, Auva started her own clothing line,...

One way to pass time during the shelter in place is watching TV. Netflixs Top 10 list gives me an activity to do, said Camran Hitchcock, a junior.

Students pass time with Netflix’s Top 10 list

May 1, 2020

While the shelter in place is still in effect, it’s easy to become bored and feel restless during this time. Many students may find themselves spending their days on social media or watching TV because...

Another option for delivery services are packaged ingredients that can be cooked at home and turned into meals. I know that Home Delivery meal kits are popular and seem like a good option for people who still want to cook, said Katie Blondino, a junior.

Delivery services become crucial during COVID-19

April 10, 2020

While COVID-19 is still present in the U.S., delivery services are a resource that residents can utilize to stay safe during the shelter-in-place.  On March 17, seven Bay Area counties were mandated...

Students are starting to prepare for the SAT as test dates are around the corner.

Preparing for the SAT comes in various forms

March 14, 2020

It’s the time of year when most high school juniors are taking the test that has been talked about throughout their entire high school career.  The Scholastic Aptitude Test, otherwise known as the...

Many bakeries on Valentines Day cater towards the holiday and gain a lot of business because of that. “For Valentine’s Day, it’s all about supporting our culinary team and making sure we have enough inventory for the busy holiday,” Eva Robertson said.

[Photo] Bakeries prepare for Valentine’s Day

February 14, 2020

Many bakeries on Valentine's Day cater towards the holiday and gain a lot of business because of that. “For Valentine’s Day, it’s all about supporting our culinary team and making sure we have enough...

One outlet for people to learn more about conspiracy theories is  YouTube.

Conspiracy theories don’t hide in plain sight

January 25, 2020

From rumors about government surveillance to conjectures about celebrity deaths, conspiracy theories have become more popular than one may have expected.  It’s not entirely known when conspiracy...

Members of ASBs Spirit commission and students enjoy the snowman candy building.

Candy snowman building brings holiday cheer to students

December 14, 2019

It’s the time of year where the quad transforms into a winter wonderland, filled with holiday activities in which students participate. The Holiday Village is an annual tradition that students can...

Students can see the tournament being broadcasted in C hall.

ASB promotes spirit with the dodgeball tournament

November 6, 2019

This week kicks off the beginning of another Associated Student Body (ASB) event: Carlmont’s annual dodgeball tournament. The tournament, run by ASB’s Spirit commission, is held during lunch on the...

Students evaluate how the transition from summer to school has gone so far.

Students reflect on the first month of the new school year

October 3, 2019

Going back to school from summer break is not always easy, and many factors go into how smooth or difficult that transition can be. Now that school has been in session for about a month, it's essential...

While waiting for the next game, the spirit commission goes over the score to see who is in the lead.

Carlmont Cup creates spirited competition among students

September 18, 2019

It's that time of the year and the be-all, end-all tournament is here — it's Carlmont Cup season. Each year, groups at Carlmont face off in a competition put on by the ASB spirit commission to engage...

Students can view the ribbons on a fence in the quad.

ASB’s Do Something commission pledges to engage more students in summer reading

September 7, 2019

During this year’s "One School, One Book" event, a new activity was added to increase student engagement. Conducted by the ASB Do Something commission, students were instructed to write a pledge...

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