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

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The intersection of Tahoe Drive and Ralston Avenue is a place that experiences congestion at multiple times a day. Its troublesome traffic has led to the introducing of the Tahoe Drive and Ralston Avenue Intersection Improvements project.

Belmont aims to fix Tahoe Drive and Ralston traffic

April 29, 2018

In hopes of creating a solution to the ongoing traffic congestion tied to Ralston Middle School, the Belmont City Council has devised the Tahoe Drive and Ralston Avenue Intersection Improvements Project. The...

Trees are placed all over Belmont, including in front of the city sign, which has added to Belmonts Tree City status.

Belmont awarded Tree City status once again

March 18, 2018

Belmont has become a Tree City as a result of its environmentally mindful actions. To become a Tree City, a community must meet certain criteria. Some of these standards include having all trees legally...

The north field at the Belmont Sports Complex is  set to be replaced with synthetic turf. Its troublesome maintenance added on to the overall state of the field has led to its eventual remodel.

Belmont Sports Complex aims to install synthetic turf

March 4, 2018

The north field of the Belmont Sports Complex will be replaced with synthetic turf in order to resolve maintenance issues. Due to the high salinity of its groundwater as well as the high water table...

This sign notifies the arrival of an off-leash dog area at Barrett Park. This is one of many changes Barrett Park is going through as a result of the compromise in the Belmont community.

Barrett Community Center’s new rules compromise within Belmont community

February 11, 2018

After conflict between the dog-owner community and youth sports community, an agreement has been reached in the form of Barrett Community Center's new regulations on dog usage of the grass field. Dogs...

The San Mateo County District has been the main source of solutions to transit issues for over 40 years.

SamTrans creates Get Us Moving Program to solve transportation issues

February 11, 2018

The San Mateo County Transit District and the county of San Mateo have created the Get Us Moving program in hopes creating a gateway to communication with the community about the state of transit. The...

Public schools throughout the country are forced to rely on fundraisers due to laws prohibiting them from requiring students to pay to participate in school athletics.

Pay-to-play sports both help and harm athletics programs

February 5, 2018

The devastation of having a sport cut from an athletic program is a dilemma that many schools encounter. Lack of funding and profit are some of the major causes that have led schools to cut certain...

The Belmont fire station is just one of many local departments to produce volunteers heading to the Ventura fires in Southern California.

Southern California fires impact Bay Area

December 19, 2017

The creek fires in Southern California have had a significant impact on the local fire departments over the past week. Based on the severity of weather conditions created as a result of the Southern...

Samaritan House is just one example of the many volunteer based organizations that contribute to Belmonts great community service participation. Many of Belmonts most influential volunteers spend hours working to better the community at Samaritan House.

Belmont announces first Community Service Awards

December 14, 2017

With Belmont's first Community Service Award, a Belmont resident will be commemorated as an exceptional volunteer. The city of Belmont's Community Service Award is an opportunity for those who inspire...

The Belmont fire station is soon to be a part of the joint powers agency between San Mateo and Foster City.

Belmont plans to incorporate joint fire department once again

November 21, 2017

The fire departments of Belmont, Foster City, and San Mateo are soon to be seen as one. The Belmont City Council has agreed to join Foster City and San Mateo City Council's plan of creating a joint...

Carlmonts parking lot has spots available for $100 apiece. After school especially, all the cars flooding out of these parking lots slows traffic and causes a rush of cars.

Lack of parking poses issues

October 22, 2017

One of the special bonds that students and parents share is the hassle associated with Carlmont parking lots. Carlmont's parking lots have resulted in an overflow of students and parents parking in...

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