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 weight room is being torn down in order to prepare it for the new additions.

Weight room renovations are underway

May 4, 2017

With funding from Bond Measure A and support from the Sports Boosters, Carlmont is expanding the weight room. This project is scheduled to be open in early September of 2017. The renovation of the...

Students work on the math contest during lunch.

Math contests encourage critical thinking

April 5, 2017

The Carlmont math department puts on math contests every other Tuesday at lunch in each math classroom. The contests are made up of six to seven questions that are geared towards increasing problem-solving...

Sophomore Valerie Wang works on a prototype for the competing robot.

New class extends robotics team

March 13, 2017

In the 2016-2017 school year, Carlmont offered a robotics course, called engineering robotics, for the first time.  This class provides students with an opportunity to learn basic robotics skills and...

Rowers at the 2016 San Diego Crew Classic race to the finish.

Outside sports generate debate over PE credit

March 7, 2017

Out-of-school sports can offer Carlmont students benefits, but they can also come with drawbacks. The benefits include valuable friendships, increased discipline, and staying in physical shape, while...

Brian Switzer teaches the jazz ensemble during third period.

Switzer’s passion shows in teaching

February 20, 2017

Brian Switzer has joined the music department this year as the assistant band director. Switzer teaches three classes: jazz ensemble, concert band, and string orchestra. Additionally, he teaches morning...

Informational handouts help students to learn about available classes as they prepare for the next school year.

Course fair gives students direction

January 30, 2017

Carlmont’s annual course fair was held on Jan. 26 during lunch in the main gym. The course fair helps many students choose what classes they are going to take in the upcoming school year. In order...

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