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

Melanie Hamaguchi, Staff Writer

Melanie Hamaguchi, Staff Writer

I'm a sophomore and I enjoy Cross Country, Track and Field, and playing the cello.

All content by Melanie Hamaguchi
ASB poses together for Carlmonts last day of spirit week.

ASB teaches important skills for life

June 2, 2014

Carlmont's ASB offers not only many opportunities to become involved in Carlmont's community, but the course also teaches students many skills that can be applied outside of school. ASB has many responsibilities...

ASB members Ryan Dimick,  Tristan Gasperian, and Jared Fitzpatrick working hard.

ASB’s work continues as year winds down

May 7, 2014

While for many students the school year is cooling down, for ASB members things are heating up as they work to put on an exciting end of the year celebration assembly. For many students, the end of...

ASB begins difficult task of prom planning

ASB begins difficult task of prom planning

April 1, 2014

While Carlmont’s 2014 prom is more than three weeks away, ASB has already begun working hard on preparing for this traditional high school event. This year Carlmont’s prom, “Cirque de la Lune”,...

Photo by Gianna Schuster

Disconnected and oblivious teenage life

March 31, 2014

The myriad of technology devices in contemporary society allow anyone to access information at any time. Nonetheless, a vast amount of teenagers are oblivious to international events due to the habit of...

Carlmonts Swing Club performing in the Heritage Fair assembly

Heritage Fair assembly is a success once again

March 4, 2014

The Heritage Fair assembly was a successful event and went on smoothly, receiving much praise from students. This year's Heritage Fair assembly, which was held on Feb. 28, featured many clubs performing...

A poster designed by ASB to advertise for the sale of roses in the quad.

Rose sale begins as Valentine’s approaches

February 4, 2014

As Valentine’s Day approaches, Carlmont’s sale of roses provides a nice way to show love and appreciation for both friends and lovers. From Jan. 29 to Feb. 12, roses will be sold by the Associated...

Truth, liberty, and toleration

Truth, liberty, and toleration

January 24, 2014

Even after 50 years, Carlmont continues to enforce the morals of truth, liberty, and toleration that the school was dedicated to. A plaque located at the entrance of the office building reading, “This...

Blood drive provides a good way to give

Blood drive provides a good way to give

January 22, 2014

Carlmont High School’s annual blood drive is around the corner, giving students the opportunity to donate their blood to help save lives. Carlmont has partnered with the American Red Cross in order...

A local drainage pipe in Belmont.

Graffiti: Artistic beauty or vandalism of property

December 12, 2013

While graffiti is easily recognized by its appearance, people have many different opinions about whether to label it as street art or vandalism. Graffiti is defined by the “Oxford Dictionary” as “writing...

The San Mateo County History Museum

San Mateo County’s unemployment rate becomes second lowest in California

November 26, 2013

San Mateo County unemployment rates dropped to 5.1 percent, the second lowest in all of California. State data of unemployment rates released on Nov. 22 showed that unemployment rates have been dropping...

Photo Credit: Raphael Kluzniok, The Chronicle

Concerns arise after local scrap metal fire

November 13, 2013

A fire at a Redwood City scrap metal recycling plant has raised new concerns about its effects on the people and environment of nearby areas. On Nov. 10, a fire broke out among a pile of scrap metal at...

Mountain lion sighting in Belmont residential area

Mountain lion sighting in Belmont residential area

October 28, 2013

A mountain lion was sighted on Hastings Drive on Oct. 21, the second sighting of a mountain lion in that week. A Belmont man contacted local authorities, reporting that he had witnessed a mountain lion...

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Belmont gas line safety in question

October 16, 2013

The safety of Belmont’s gas lines have been called into question after the recent shut down of a San Carlos gas line on Oct. 7. San Carlos shut down one of their gas lines in order to examine its...

Vandals strike at Fox Elementary School

Vandals strike at Fox Elementary School

September 30, 2013

Vandals spray painted on various areas of Fox Elementary School’s newly remodeled campus, raising new questions regarding expenses and security. On late Sept. 18, vandals struck at Fox Elementary...

Traffic on Ralston Avenue

Traffic problems arise from Ralston Middle School opening

September 17, 2013

Carlmont High School students face new traffic issues in the wake of the reopening of Ralston Middle School. Last Wednesday, Ralston Middle School reopened after a summer of campus construction. With...

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