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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

Milena Hanson

Milena Hanson, Staff Writer

Milena Hanson is a sophomore at Carlmont High School and this is her first year in Carlmont Journalism. She enjoys covering local news and interacting with the community. Outside of her journalistic duties, she enjoys playing competitive soccer, partaking in school theatre, spending time with friends, and cuddling with her dog.

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Last November, City Council elections were held using the new district election system. “I love that Belmont is changing the face of leadership in the Bay Area to really reflect everyone in our community,” said Council member Gina Latimerlo. We now have four women and three people of color on our Council. We have a diversity of professional experience, as well. So, we’ve got a lot of different lenses looking at our common issues.”

Belmont’s community fosters changes

Milena Hanson, Staff Writer March 30, 2023

Forested, rolling hills. Beautiful views of San Francisco Bay. Quiet residential areas and a close-knit, small-town community. These all constitute the town of Belmont, California. Home to around...

Alzheimers disease affects a large portion of nursing home residents.

Alzheimer’s affects more than just patients

Milena Hanson, Staff Writer January 19, 2023

“She’s not my sister.” That’s the last thing anyone wants to hear their sibling say, but that’s where Callie Kenady found herself, standing beside her sister who suffers from Alzheimer’s...

Marley, a labradoodle, is considered a grooming dog because of his long, curly doodle fur. Grooming a doodle takes a lot of patience, from endlessly waiting for an open appointment to waiting for several hours-long grooming sessions finish. If you don’t plan two months in advance and schedule an appointment with a dog groomer, get ready to roll up your sleeves and groom that dog yourself, said Marley’s owner, Mirela Cukovic.

Overbookings put pet services on ‘paws’

Milena Hanson and Kate Ridgway December 24, 2022

Stumbling home from a long day, pet owners can always look forward to reuniting their furry friends, who wait eagerly by the door. According to the Insurance Information Institute, 70% of American households...

Supported by the work of thousands of volunteers annually, Samaritan House provides assistance and resources for people in need in the community.

Samaritan House offers comfort during cold months

Milena Hanson and Kate Ridgway November 7, 2022

As the sky turns a cloudy grey and the temperature rapidly drops, one thing’s for certain: the winter season is coming. But while some set their tables for a Thanksgiving feast and hang up winter lights,...

When Senate Bill 893 goes into effect, students at College of San Mateo (CSM) will have fewer expenses.

Senate Bill 893 makes community college free for San Mateo County residents

Milena Hanson and Kate Ridgway October 14, 2022

Gov. Gavin Newsom signed Senate Bill (SB) 893, making community college free for most San Mateo County residents. The bill was passed on Sept. 30, 2022, and is set to take effect in spring 2023 with...

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