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

Naomi Hsu

Naomi Hsu, Staff Writer

Naomi Hsu (Class of 2026) is excited to begin her first year as a news writer for the Scot Scoop. In her free time, she enjoys dancing with her Carlmont Dance Team members and participating in mock trial.

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Through their donation drive, the Redwood City Rotary Club is collecting menstrual products to distribute to the community.

The Rotary Club of Redwood City spotlights menstrual health

Naomi Hsu, Staff Writer March 12, 2024

In honor of Women’s History Month, the Rotary Club of Redwood City decided to shine a light on menstrual health by hosting a donation drive for feminine hygiene products. This donation drive gifts...

During Project Reads classes, volunteer tutors work with adults, leading them through reading, writing, and speaking activities. English is involved in our lives in many ways, Donya Sultani said. Its important to teach it in its many forms.

Project Read empowers adult learners

Naomi Hsu, Staff Writer February 13, 2024

San Mateo Public Library’s Project Read, an adult literacy program, has decided to collaborate with the San Mateo-Foster City school district to launch new English as a Second Language (ESL) classes.  Since...

Current and former students protest student debt with college tuition at all-time highs.

Student loan borrowers may be eligible for debt cancellation

Naomi Hsu, Staff Writer January 22, 2024

Forgiveness may be coming earlier than anticipated for some student loan borrowers.  Beginning in February, borrowers enrolled in the Biden-Harris administration’s Saving on a Valuable Education...

At the California Institution for Men in Chino, inmates showcase the movement they have rehearsed during a performance for Embodied Narrative Healing, a prison dance program. As they continue to move in unison through a series of dance skills, the inmates deliver a moving performance for their audience, showcasing all that they have learned as a result of this art program.

The Healing-Centered Approach

Naomi Hsu, Staff Writer January 11, 2024

The moment someone sets foot in a prison is the moment that person stops living. “In prison, the environment really makes everyone feel like they can only exist; living doesn’t seem like an option...

San Mateo Park and Recreation youth commissioners Serene Li and Thomas Jelniker are sworn in during a City Council meeting. The two high schoolers are eager to ensure that the voices of younger generations are heard. I believe that there is room for improvement regarding inclusivity in San Mateo County, Li said. Its crucial that the youth also be on the front lines of decision-making.

San Mateo County appoints its first youth commissioners

Naomi Hsu, Staff Writer December 8, 2023

The San Mateo Park and Recreation Commission welcomed San Mateo County’s first youth commissioners, Serene Li and Thomas Jelniker, during a city council meeting as part of an ongoing effort to include...

At Carlmont, the library carries a variety of diverse titles for students to read, including biographies of marginalized groups. Similarly, after backtracking from its original policy, Scholastic will no longer separate diverse stories for school book fairs, allowing the titles to be available to all who would like to read them.

Scholastic halts isolation of books about race, gender, and sexuality

Naomi Hsu, Staff Writer November 10, 2023

After previously choosing to separate books about race, gender, and sexuality at elementary school book fairs, children’s book publisher Scholastic has rescinded this policy due to receiving criticism...

At Carlmont High School, students in AS English I work on their assignments until dismissal. Unlike Menlo-Atherton and Woodside, Carlmont still allows its students to enroll in AS English I in their freshmen year.

Elimination of honors courses stirs discussion in school community

Naomi Hsu, Staff Writer October 29, 2023

Sequoia Union High School District’s (SUHSD) elimination of Advanced Standing (AS) and honors courses has sparked concerns in the school community about whether these course changes are beneficial to...

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