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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

Nicole del Cardayre

Nicole del Cardayre, Staff Writer

Nicole del Cardayre is a senior at Carlmont who plays lacrosse and enjoys writing.

All content by Nicole del Cardayre
On Dec. 17, Bel Mateo Bowl was reopened to the public following the shooting the previous day.

Man shot at Bel Mateo Bowl

December 21, 2016

On Dec. 16, a man was shot several times outside of Bel Mateo Bowl. According to KTVU News, the shooting appeared to be an isolated incident and the victim was targeted. Around 10 p.m. the San Mateo...

In the Saint Francis parking lot, students created a memorial for Justin Quintos.

Teen’s life cut short in fatal crash

November 18, 2016

On Nov. 11, Justin Quintos, a 16-year-old at Saint Francis High School, died in a fatal car crash in Saratoga, CA. Quintos was driving with two other friends on Friday afternoon when he lost control...

Blanks and his teammates returns to their half after Blanks scored his third touchdown of the night.

Varsity football season ends with disappointment

November 4, 2016

 Varsity football's season came to an end on Nov. 4 against Sequoia in a 30-23 loss. "Watching the team this season was super fun. They definitely improved from the beginning of the season and throughout...

Freshman Morgan McClellan digs to save a hit from the opposite side of the net.

Varsity volleyball beats rival Sequoia in a clean sweep

October 5, 2016

The gym is silent. Tension is in the air. Shoes squeaked on the gym's hardwood floor. Senior Makenna Twisselman hits the floor hard and gives a perfect pass to junior Sophie Srivastava. Srivastava...

Freshman Morgan McClellan subs out for senior Sarah Smyth.

Varsity volleyball spirits are low after loss against Bears

September 22, 2016

Coming off a first place victory at the Westmoor highschool's "Spike of Thrones Tournament", the girls' volleyball team confidently went into their match against their rival Menlo-Atherton on Tuesday. On...

U.S. Army photo by Spc. Nashaunda Tilghman/Released

Patient’s death exposes the dangers of facial transplants

September 16, 2016

At 38 years old, Isabella Dinoire underwent surgery for the world's first facial transplant. In spring 2016, at age 49, she passed away. In 2005, Dinoire, struggling with personal problems, passed...

According to BBC News, Kurds are the fourth-largest ethnic group in the Middle East. The Kurds play prominent roles in the conflicts in Iraq and Syria, where they have resisted the advance of the so-called Islamic State (IS) jihadist group.

Suicide bombing at Kurdish wedding takes lives

August 25, 2016

On Saturday night, Aug. 20, a young suicide bomber killed 54 people in Gaziantep, Turkey. Twenty-two of the 54 were children. The Gaziantep citizens were celebrating a Kurdish wedding when the bomb...

Sanders speaks to his supporters at his rally.

Bernie Sanders strives to win over the Golden State

May 20, 2016

Trailing 767 delegates, Bernie Sanders has had a difficult campaign against his opponent Hillary Clinton. Sanders has continued his presidential campaign in hopes of winning over California, "the Golden...

A van cruises along  a dangerous highway while potential drunk drivers are on the loose.

[Photo] Reckless driving is prevalent on California’s highways

May 9, 2016

A van cruises along a dangerous highway while potential drunk drivers are on the loose.

Students take the multiple choice part of their AP exam.

[Photo] Students prioritize college over high school

May 5, 2016

Students take the multiple choice part of their AP exam.

American Red Cross workers Dan Hernandez and Chris Hollenbeck check the  blood samples that will be tested for diseases and blood type.

Carlmont helps save lives one pint at a time

March 13, 2016

A student lies on the table waiting for the poke of the needle. Within 8-10 minutes after the needle penetrates the skin, the student's blood is on its way to changing the lives of others. On Thursday,...

Many students spend a significant amount of time in high school stressing about their options for the future, such as college options.

UC admission is becoming more challenging

February 25, 2016

“I’m not good enough." "They’re better than me." "My GPA is too low.” These are the thoughts that go through the minds of many students when applying for admission to the college of their...

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February 25, 2016

San Francisco citizens wander around on Haight street.

Dangerous prisoners live in San Francisco

February 3, 2016

On Jan. 22, three men escaped from a high security prison in Orange County CA. The three men stole a white van that was listed on Craigslist, and kidnapped a taxi driver at gun point. These men forced...

According to the department of transportation, weather acts through visibility impairments, precipitation, high winds, and temperature extremes to affect driver capabilities, vehicle performance, pavement friction, roadway infrastructure, crash risk, traffic flow, and agency productivity.

Rainy weather causes numerous accidents

January 21, 2016

On Jan. 19, a Greyhound bus coming from Los Angeles crashed on Highway 101 in San Jose. The bus was turning onto 101 North when it crashed into the yellow bins dividing the two lanes and turned over...

Juniors Maya Paulo and Casey Costello gather around therapy dog Mariana.

Therapy dogs brighten students’ days

December 13, 2015

With the stress of finals looming over Carlmont students, many stress levels have peaked. Carlmont ASB decided to bring in trained therapy dogs to help relieve the pressure of finals. On Dec. 10, five...

Homecoming nominees Cate Armstrong and Josh Camerino help tape decorations onto the sophomore class float.

Floats highlight homecoming festivities

October 26, 2015

It's that time of year again. On Oct. 24, Carlmont's floats and their homecoming nominees made their official debut in front of hundreds of students and parents. During the homecoming game, each class...

Dog patiently waits for owner because of proper discipline and attention.

[Photo] Carlmont club advocates for animal rights

September 17, 2015

Dog patiently waits for owner because of proper discipline and attention.

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