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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.

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Naomi Asrir

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Freshman Tiffany Chung swims her breaststroke event.

Carlmont sweeps Bay Division at PAL preliminary swim meet

May 9, 2015

The Peninsula Athletic League (PAL) preliminary swim meet was held on May 6 and 7 at Burlingame High School. Composing the Bay Division of PAL are high schools Aragon, Burlingame, Carlmont, Menlo-Atherton,...

Freshman Tiffany Chung swims her breaststroke event.

[Photo] Cardio workouts offer different benefits

February 1, 2016

Freshman Tiffany Chung swims her breaststroke event.

Many Carlmont students wore name tags and ribbons today in support of Harmonys annual Day of Silence.

Day of Silence speaks for those who cannot

April 10, 2015

“Strength in numbers. Solidarity in silence.” For one day each year, high school students take a silent stand against anti-LGBT+ bullying. This year, Carlmont celebrated Day of Silence on April...

Sophomore David Skrenta is a varsity swimmer, soon-to-be-pilot, stock trader, and CEO and founder of the research engine Harvix.

Skrenta pursues interests outside of swimming

April 5, 2015

Many varsity athletes struggle with finding the time to explore hobbies outside of their sport. But for the select few who carve out a few minutes each day to pursue their passions, endless rewards abound. Sophomore...

Senior Pierre Llorach prepares to dive.

Varsity boys out-swim Burlingame Panthers

March 21, 2015

Carlmont’s boys varsity swim team emerged victorious in their meet against Burlingame High School on Thursday, March 19. Though it appeared the Scots dominated the Panthers in almost every event, varsity...

Juniors Abbey Holbrook and Megan Wilson rotate in a 2014 season game against Saint Francis High School.

Girls lacrosse hopeful about upcoming season

March 6, 2015

Carlmont's girls lacrosse (LAX) team has begun prepping for their rapidly approaching season. Returning members have high expectations for their level of play in the upcoming weeks. In a recent tournament...

Junior Bijan Khalili fights for the ball against a South City defender.

[Photo] Boys varsity soccer falls to South City on senior night

February 19, 2015

Junior Bijan Khalili fights for the ball against a South City defender.

Coastal areas are to expect king tides until  Thursday.

[Photo] All hail the king tide

February 18, 2015

Coastal areas are to expect king tides until Thursday.

Junior Isabelle de Wood (4) defends against San Mateo in the Jan. 22 game.

Girls varsity soccer dominates Bearcats

January 24, 2015

Carlmont’s girls varsity soccer team crushed the San Mateo Bearcats on Jan. 22 with a 4-1 win. The Lady Scots earned a quick lead in the first half. Senior Soha Said scored against San Mateo’s keeper...

Sophomore Brett Fitzpatrick sprints beside an M-A defender.

Boys varsity soccer begins season strong

January 9, 2015

After a shaky 2-5 record in the preseason, Carlmont's boys varsity soccer doubted their chances in the upcoming league matches. However, the Scots emerged victorious in their first game of the season...

A referee declares offsides in Carlmonts game against Archbishop Mitty on Dec. 9.

Mitty Lions maul boys varsity soccer

December 10, 2014

The Archbishop Mitty Lions shut out the Carlmont boys varsity soccer team at home on Tuesday, Dec. 9. Lack of communication and team chemistry by the Scots resulted in their 3-0 loss. The Scots entered...

Photo from a 2013-2014 season game.

Boys varsity soccer anticipates upcoming season

November 22, 2014

The boys varsity soccer season has begun. Despite the lack of senior leadership on the team this year, hopes are high for the 2014-2015 season. With high school practices taking off, players must make...

The varsity Lady Scots celebrate their seniors at the final home game of the season.

Varsity Lady Scots tame Tigers on senior night

November 4, 2014

The varsity Lady Scots dominated the Terra Nova Tigers in three sets on Nov. 4, ending their final home game of the season with great energy and evident passion for the game. Tips from junior Alex...

Junior Mia Hogan (11) spikes the ball in Carlmonts game against South City.

[Photo] Varsity Lady Scots crush Warriors

October 22, 2014

Junior Mia Hogan (11) spikes the ball in Carlmont's game against South City.

Junior Alexis Morrow, number seven, makes a kill on M-A.

Varsity Lady Scots fall to Bears

October 3, 2014

Carlmont’s varsity volleyball game against Menlo-Atherton High School on Thursday, Oct. 2, was short and full of surprises. Though the Lady Scots were shut out in three sets against Menlo-Atherton's...

Junior Ariana Crame plays tennis for fun.

Playing for the joy of the game

September 27, 2014

These days, it seems like some student athletes play a sport solely to win. While that drive is necessary, it is also important to recognize when competition overrides the fun of a game. Junior Ariana...

Claire Porter, a Carlmont graduate, poses with a sign explaining why she needs feminism. Photo provided by Claire Porter.

Feminist club aims to promote gender equality

September 3, 2014

Similar to other clubs at Carlmont aiming to give voice to several minority groups, the Feminist Club strives to educate students on the principles of feminism while discussing current events regarding...

St. Francis Lancers defeat Lady Scots LAX

May 8, 2014

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Finding money to support our school

April 9, 2014

With over 30 elective options, Carlmont High School does not lack class variety. Each spring, students of the Sequoia Union High School District meet with their appointed guidance counselors to discuss...

Elections flood campus

February 21, 2014

Underrepresentation of Third Parties

January 31, 2014

Politics. One of the world’s most popular and controversial topics of discussion, and with good reason. Upon hearing the word, most Americans think of money, power, Republicans and Democrats. However,...

Wrapped in a ‘Winter Loversland’

December 2, 2013

Turkey had not yet made its way to the Thanksgiving table and artists are already issuing their takes on holiday tunes. Tamar Braxton released 'Winter Loversland' Nov. 11. The R&B singer-songwriter's...

Applause for Gaga’s ‘ARTPOP’

November 13, 2013

American recording artist Lady Gaga released her third studio album, 'ARTPOP,' Nov. 11. Backed by Interscope records, Gaga unites with acclaimed producers to create an EP that redefines fame. Collaborating...

Five shows to see in Rocktober

October 17, 2013

With the changing of seasons comes new album releases and fresh tunes to beat back the winter blues. Hundreds of artists are now touring the Bay to take part in the long-awaited "Rocktober" shows. City...

Fans go ape over Arctic Monkeys

October 1, 2013

Indie rock band Arctic Monkeys did not disappoint last Friday, Sept. 27, during their second sold-out show at the Fox Theater in Oakland, Calif. Amid a crowd of nearly 3,000 fans, the Sheffield four piece...

Grouplove is ‘Spreading Rumours’

September 18, 2013

While there is a certain excitement among the unique and eclectic tracks in Grouplove's second album, 'Spreading Rumours,' it lacks the cohesiveness and consistency to make an album great. Just two years...

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