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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

Miranda Irwin

Miranda Irwin, Staff Writer

Miranda is a senior and an active dancer.

All content by Miranda Irwin
The interior of the restaurant matches the modern vibe given off by Curry Up Nows logo.

Spicy food lovers’ new favorite restaurant

May 5, 2015

Curry Up Now is an Indian street-style restaurant chain that brings a modern twist to its venues. It closest locations to Carlmont are in San Mateo and Palo Alto, California. In addition, Curry Up Now...

Nikkos is a hole-in-the-wall restaurant located next to Seven Eleven in Redwood City, California.

Have you seen this taqueria?

April 14, 2015

Have you seen Nikko’s Taqueria Mexican Grill? Most people have probably never seen or heard of Nikko’s Taqueria, located on El Camino Real in Redwood City, California, but some may have seen the Seven...

Waterfront Pizza and Mediterranean Restaurant has a mural along one of the walls that was hand painted by a relative of a Carlmont student.

Fine dining along the waters of Foster City

April 1, 2015

“Along with a Mediterranean menu and hookah pipes, this spot features patio seating right on the water,” says Waterfront Pizza and Mediterranean Restaurant’s online website. Waterfront’s most...

Stacks is decorated with cute plants on the walls and between the booths.

A morning run to Stack’s

March 16, 2015

A perfect Monday morning consists of going to a restaurant with wooden tables and light pistachio green-cushioned booths, listening to calming jazz music at a tasteful volume, and eating delicious breakfast...

Kaigan Sushi provides yummy food and service with a smile.

Sushi on Laurel Street

March 3, 2015

On Laurel Street in San Carlos, California. there are many food options. Among the food selections are a few Japanese restaurants such as Shiki Bistro, Kaigan Sushi, and Ozuma Japanese Restaurant. I tried...

Canyon Inn, in Redwood City, Calif. provides joyous aspects for people of all ages.

Local family restaurant that everyone can enjoy

February 17, 2015

Hidden in Redwood City, Calif. is a small restaurant called Canyon Inn. On the outside it may not look like the most extravagant restaurant, but once you enter through the heavy wooden door, you will...

Howies Artisan Pizza offers delicious pizza with an upscale atmosphere.

Howie’s Artisan Pizza bursts with flavor

February 2, 2015

If you are looking for a simple yet hip pizza place, Howie’s Artisan Pizza fits that description perfectly. Howie’s Artisan Pizza can be found in Town and Country Village in Palo Alto, Calif. off...

At Benihana, guests patiently watch as their chef cooks their food on the grill right in front of them.

An entertaining night at Benihana

January 19, 2015

The Japanese restaurant Benihana is known for its unique idea of entertaining guests by cooking their food in front of them. Benihana is located off of Bayshore Hwy in Burlingame, Calif. Benihana...

Papa Johns delicious pepperoni pizza comes with a complimentary garlic dipping sauce and a satisfactory taste with every bite.

Papa John’s Pizza steams with goodness

January 7, 2015

Pizza is a popular treat that almost everyone can enjoy. Some people may eat it for dinner, some may eat it for lunch, and some may even eat their leftovers for breakfast. Papa John’s Pizza is a take-out...

Dancers sit and listen to instructions from their teacher as they prepare for their performance.

Successful Winter Dance Show

December 9, 2014

Carlmont's dance program put on its annual Winter Dance Show with this year's theme being, "Merry Christmas, Baby!" Both the intermediate and advanced dance classes had been working for weeks to prepare...

Carlmonts Advanced Dance rehearses one of their Winter Show pieces in class.

Carlmont Dance adds something special to their Winter Show

November 16, 2014

Every year Carlmont’s Intermediate and Advanced Dance put on a show in the first week of December, but this year they are adding something special to their show. Junior Emily Sevillia suggested in...

The school play You Cant Take It with You is being performed this week in the Performing Arts Center.

Preparing for the school play

November 4, 2014

Carlmont students will soon perform their own rendition of the comedic play “You Can’t Take It with You,” which is about the lives of families living in the 1930s. Students participating in the...

Drumline performs at the homecoming assembly.

Drumline closes the homecoming assembly

October 20, 2014

Drumline is what everyone looks forward to in school assemblies. They’re the stars of the show and that’s why they’re always saved for last,” said senior Jenna Mourad after the homecoming assembly...

Carlmont choir performs at Save the Music.

Choir rocks Save the Music

October 7, 2014

The annual Save the Music festival was held at Twin Pines Park in Belmont, Calif. on Sunday Oct. 5. Save the Music is put on by School-Force in order to raise money and support music programs in Belmont-Redwood...

Choir students relax outside before their concert begins.

The many choirs of Carlmont

September 14, 2014

Carlmont has a total of nine choirs all taught and supervised by Genevieve Tep. Five of the choirs are scheduled classes during the school day and the other four are extra curricular activities that students...

DiCiccio hard at work in his classroom.

New teacher on campus — Marcello DiCiccio

September 6, 2014

Marcello DiCiccio is one of the many new teachers on the Carlmont campus this 2014-2015 school year. DeCiccio currently teaches life skills and social studies to freshmen as well as world studies to...

Summer jobs

Summer jobs

May 14, 2014

As the school year comes to an end, students possess more free time to do what they please. However, as many people have discovered, the majority of fun activities cost money, and to make money people...

As seniors graduate juniors step up in the work field

As seniors graduate juniors step up in the work field

May 2, 2014

As the senior class prepares to graduate this June, many of them will leave behind their memories, their friends, their hometown, and their jobs. Much of the junior and senior class is employed part-time....

The mystery behind students quitting jobs

The mystery behind students quitting jobs

April 8, 2014

There are many reasons why people work, the main one being to make money. However, there is more of a mystery behind why some people decide to quit their jobs. Work is time consuming for adults and teenagers....

Students hold high-end jobs

Students hold high-end jobs

March 26, 2014

The majority of high school students hold jobs that pay a good amount for teenagers but not nearly enough for adults, if they were to have the same job. Although, some students at Carlmont High School...

Students babysit as part time jobs

Students babysit as part time jobs

March 12, 2014

When people think of teenagers that have jobs they often think of kids working at grocery stores, in small boutiques or shops, or as assistant coaches on sports teams for younger children. However, not...

Needing a job versus wanting a job

Needing a job versus wanting a job

February 25, 2014

Teenagers decide to get jobs for various reasons. Some students need to have a job while others simply want to have a job. The ironic part of this, however, is that those who need jobs often are unable...

Having a job at a favorite place: Starbucks

Having a job at a favorite place: Starbucks

February 11, 2014

Students often like to treat themselves to snacks and drinks to either start off their day or refresh themselves after a long day of tests and stress at school. Starbucks is one of the more common places...

Working students find it difficult to manage their time

Working students find it difficult to manage their time

January 29, 2014

Being a high school student can be hard work and take up a lot of time. Typically, school takes up most of the day and afterwards students go home to do homework. All free time is devoted to school that...

Bundt cakes are shown off and ready to be sold.

Juggling cake and AP’s

January 14, 2014

Juggling school work, sports, and extracurriculars can be stressful for the typical high school student. Adding a part time job to the regular amount stress can be even more overwhelming. Along with their...

Feminist club makes Christmas cards to send to a safe house in Costa Rica.

Feminist club spreads Christmas cheer to Costa Rica

December 10, 2013

Carlmont’s Feminist Club works together to empower women and promote equal rights between genders. Feminist club not only tries to spread equality and comfort to girls at school, but also around the...

Go-to gifts for the holidays

Go-to gifts for the holidays

November 21, 2013

When the holidays come around everyone seems to have their go-to gifts that they resort to every year. The holiday season is stressful and people find themselves rushing to the mall and local toy stores...

Freedom Fighters discuss worldly human trafficking issues and what their next move should be.

The fight against human trafficking

November 20, 2013

Human trafficking is an issue that is continually growing around the world that forces people to complete laborious tasks. Carlmont’s Freedom Fighters Club was formed this school year in order to bring...

Carlmont students participate in a service activity for Key Club.

Key Club members help out the community

November 5, 2013

Key Club is an international student-led organization which is associated with Kiwanis International. In the club, students all around the world are presented with opportunities to provide service in their...

A student completes the challenge to dance like no one is watching

Scots challenge their comfort zone

October 24, 2013

High school is not just about getting good grades and arriving to class on time. It is also about having fun with friends and creating memories that will last beyond the four years spent in classrooms. Carlmont’s...

The new Diabetes Awareness and Support Club hopes to create a positive environment for students on campus.

Scots support diabetes

October 8, 2013

According to the American Diabetes Association, one in every 400 children and adolescents have diabetes and overall just over eight percent of the population in the United States. Diabetes is a metabolic...

Students grab a quick and much craved meal from Chipotle Mexican Grill.

Students crave Chipotle

September 24, 2013

Chipotle Club succeeded in becoming recognized as an official club at school, despite some controversy when getting started. The club was created and is currently run by its president,  junior Brandon...

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Miranda Irwin