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

Nyah Simpson

Nyah Simpson, Scot Scoop Editor

Nyah Simpson is a senior at Carlmont High School, a student journalist, as well as an editor of Scot Scoop. She is a competitive figure skater and enjoys spending time with her friends on and off campus, meeting new people, and covering the events that happen at Carlmont.

Twitter: @NyahSimpson1


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In this episode of Scot Scoop Unsolved, hosts Nyah Simpson and Malina Wong discuss the disappearance of Arianna Fitts.

Scot Scoop Unsolved S2 Ep. 2: The disappearance of Nicole and Arianna Fitts

April 28, 2022

On April 8, 2016, Nicole Fitts was found dead in McLauren park in San Francisco. Her daughter Arianna Fitts had been missing since January or February of that same year. Since then, very little progress...

Hosts Nyah Simpson and Malina Wong explore the story of The Doodler, a San Francisco murderer in the 1970s who killed members of the LGBTQ+ community.

Scot Scoop Unsolved S2 Ep. 1: The Doodler

March 15, 2022

San Francisco in the 1970s was a very dangerous place. In the same few months in 1970, there were three murderers at large: The Zodiac, The Zebra Killer, and The Doodler. In this short podcast series,...

Ashlyn So (center) is a thirteen-year-old fashion designer from the bay area whos designs were featured on New York fashion week. 
Ashlyns Instagram: @ashlynso_

The Evolution of Fashion

December 19, 2021

Fashion (n.): A popular trend, especially in styles of dress and ornament or manners of behavior.  What people choose to wear is the ultimate form of self-expression. This notion is not new; it has...

Scot Scoop Unsolved Ep. 5: San Francisco native Brian Egg found dead in fish tank

December 12, 2021

In 2018, Brian Egg was found dismembered in a fish tank in his home. Only his torso was recovered. His head and arms have not been discovered, and his true killer still remains at large. The evidence to...

Scot Scoop Unsolved Ep. 4: The conspiracies behind Marilyn Monroe’s death

November 17, 2021

One of the most famous women in American film and culture Marilyn Monroe was found dead in her apartment on Aug. 4, 1962. After living a life on the screen in the 1950s, Monroe was an international sensation....

Scot Scoop Unsolved

Scot Scoop Unsolved

November 8, 2021

Scot Scoop Unsolved Ep. 3: The mysterious disappearance of Paul Farmer

October 26, 2021

An elderly man with dementia from Belmont, California went missing in August 2019. Last seen on U.S. Highway 92, Paul Farmer remains missing and his disappearance impacts many. In this episode, hosts...

Scot Scoop Unsolved Ep. 2: Gabby Petito and Brian Laundrie’s disappearance

October 5, 2021

Welcome to Scot Scoop Unsolved! In this episode, hosts Malina Wong and Nyah Simpson discuss the current missing person case of Gabby Petito and Brian Laundrie. Petito was reported missing on Sept. 11,...

Scot Scoop Unsolved Ep. 1: Scott Peterson

September 14, 2021

Scot Scoop Unsolved is a true-crime podcast where hosts Malina Wong and Nyah Simpson discuss unsolved crimes. They go over the details of each case and at the end, discuss it, voice their opinions on what...

Let’s Chat Ep. 5: Life’s unanswered questions

May 1, 2021

Is cereal a soup? Is water really wet? Is a hot dog a sandwich? These are some of the questions that we humans wonder on a daily basis. In this episode of Let's Chat, host Nyah Simpson and freshman Maren...

Let’s Chat Ep. 4: Online versus in-person school

April 11, 2021

As California moves into the orange tier, schools can now open at 25% capacity. In this episode of Let's Chat, host Nyah Simpson will be talking to Rafael Soto-Ramos, a sophomore who chose to go to school...

Let’s Chat Ep. 3: Back to the future

March 12, 2021

Having things to look forward to in the future can help lift your spirits, as well as inspire you to achieve your aspirations. It also boasts very well for group conversation. In this episode of Let's...

Soaring to new heights: 
Ayumi Oshiro flies across the balance beam at a gymnastics competition.

Pressures of elite sports: The impact on body image

February 26, 2021

Around 49% of D1 athletes develop body image issues.   But, that is only the reported amount. Many athletes with eating disorders fly under the radar, and the disorder is often left untreated....

Let’s Chat Ep. 2: Nostalgia

February 11, 2021

During such an uncertain time in the pandemic, it can be nice to reminisce about when we were younger, like all of the things we used to enjoy, and reflect on how much everything has changed since then. In...

Let’s Chat Ep. 1: Funny Zoom stories

January 22, 2021

This school year, students have endured many challenges when it comes to online learning. One of these challenges being technical problems on Zoom, such as mics not being muted and Zoom-bombing, leading...

Mass Cancellations

Families reinvent holiday traditions in light of COVID-19

December 4, 2020

Forty-six million people travel during the holiday season. That's 46 million people in airports and planes all over the world. According to the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), an average...

A normally busy hallway lies dormant because students are no longer on campus.

Students and teachers prepare for online finals

November 12, 2020

Six million.  That is how many students in America are learning online this school year. This means six million students are going to be taking their finals from home.   In March, schools across...

Nicole Borshchenko, a sophomore, logs on for another day of school.

Students pursue positivity during the age of online learning

October 22, 2020

With schools moving online, students are presented with a new set of challenges as they attempt to navigate the stress of a normal school year from home. In March of this year, the nation went into...

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