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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

Pavel Turovski

Pavel Turovski, Staff Writer

Pavel Turovski is a junior at Carlmont High School. He is on Carlmont's cross country and track teams and is avid about technology.

Twitter: @pturovski

All content by Pavel Turovski
A vaccination site stands in a parking lot on the campus. It is currently appointment only.

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April 24, 2021

A vaccination site stands in a parking lot on the campus. It is currently appointment only.

A three level garage lies below the building, with additional spaces for bicycle parking. This contributes to the buildings minimal footprint, as no additional parking structures are needed.

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April 24, 2021

A three level garage lies below the building, with additional spaces for bicycle parking. This contributes to the building's minimal footprint, as no additional parking structures are needed.

According to Redwood City planning documents, the new building was designed to provide capacity for an increasing number of patients. It also replaces an older seismically vulnerable building.

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April 24, 2021

According to Redwood City planning documents, the new building was designed to provide capacity for an increasing number of patients. It also replaces an older seismically vulnerable building.

The building seen in the upper right corner will be demolished as part of the plan. It will be replaced with open space.

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April 24, 2021

The building seen in the upper right corner will be demolished as part of the plan. It will be replaced with open space.

The project was approved by the Redwood City Planning Commission in 2018, and is part of a greater plan to modernize the campus. The building opens to the public on April 27, 2021.

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April 24, 2021

The project was approved by the Redwood City Planning Commission in 2018, and is part of a greater plan to modernize the campus. The building opens to the public on April 27, 2021.

In the past, many medical services were scattered across the campus in different buildings. Comprised of four levels, the building will house many of them in one place.

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April 24, 2021

In the past, many medical services were scattered across the campus in different buildings. Comprised of four levels, the building will house many of them in one place.

A view of the skyline from the vertical parking garage reveals the buildings footprint. It has an area of approximately 400,000 square feet.

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April 24, 2021

A view of the skyline from the vertical parking garage reveals the building's footprint. It has an area of approximately 400,000 square feet.

A diesel train passes through Hillsdale station. The station is currently closed for renovation, and is expected to open in 2021.

Caltrain continues to move through electrification project

January 11, 2021

For more information, visit https://calmod.org

Rioting protesters stormed the U.S. Capitol while members of Congress were counting electoral votes.

[Photo] Breaking News: Rioters storm US Capitol Building

January 6, 2021

Rioting protesters stormed the U.S. Capitol while members of Congress were counting electoral votes.

Doing something simple, yet creative such as spelling out letters while exercising is a great way to be humorous and save money at the same time.

Opinion: Skip holiday shopping this year

November 29, 2020

Each year, Americans flock to stores during the holiday season to purchase goods inessential to life in unusually high quantities. While most shoppers enter stores with the intent to do good for others,...

The common phrase “everything will be ok” often draws focus to the superficially positive aspects of a situation, instead of encouraging understanding of the underlying situation.

Opinion: Artificial positivity harmfully inflates emotional norms

November 8, 2020

From the moment that we are born, we are taught that the best way to live life is by doing things that are bigger and bolder. Students are told that grades determine their futures, and adults are pressured...

Services of different types tap into the decentralized nature of the internet to form communities of like-minded people.

Opinion: The internet brings us together

October 18, 2020

The internet is more than social media. Treat it that way. There’s no question that the internet’s social media apps have redefined how people traditionally connect with the outside world. These...

Assignments on Wednesday often take longer than the schedule allows, stressing students immensely and leading to sloppy work or absences.

Opinion: Carlmont’s Wednesday assignments should be explicitly defined

October 3, 2020

A Carlmont student wakes up on Wednesday morning. While she is relieved that Zoom isn't on her schedule today, she grudgingly opens her calendar to reveal an army of little bubbles. As she scrolls through...

Parks located in cities serve as designated places for recreational activities, which are crucial to promoting good health, especially during this time.

Opinion: Closing public recreation areas makes no sense

September 19, 2020

In today’s modern society, open spaces are available to many at a premium. Especially to those who live in densely populated cities, parks provide one of the few places where one can walk a dog or play...

A students essay is submitted to Turnitin along with a fee for use of the service.

Opinion: Students should be permitted to opt out of Turnitin

September 5, 2020

Many students are required to use the plagiarism detection service Turnitin to submit assignments; however, the schools using the service don't inform them how this third party will use their submission.  The...

Sheltering in place is one of several effective strategies that help reduce the load on medical facilities.

Several Bay Area counties to extend shelter in place orders

April 28, 2020

In a joint letter addressed to the public, the health officers of six Bay Area counties describe a mutual agreement to prolong the shelter in place order through May. The health officers of Alameda,...

An infographic from the County of San Mateo demonstrates possible mask designs and suggestions for their use.

How to thrive after COVID-19 arrives: San Mateo County’s mandatory face-covering order

April 21, 2020

How to thrive after COVID-19 arrives is an informative blog with ideas intended to improve the lives of those who are stuck at home. Passing the entrance to my local trailhead, I was greeted with a...

Many public facilities have been closed in an effort to stop the spread of COVID-19, further reducing the area available to the public.

How to thrive after COVID-19 arrives: Picking a time to go outside

April 15, 2020

How to thrive after COVID-19 arrives is an informative blog with ideas intended to improve the lives of those who are stuck at home. Living next to a trail system and a series of apartment buildings,...

A calculator and several textbooks lay on a table.

How to Thrive After COVID-19 Arrives: Working through remote learning

April 8, 2020

How to thrive after the coronavirus arrives is an informative blog with ideas intended to improve the lives of those who are stuck at home. Since the recent introduction of distance learning, each student's...

The COVID-19 outbreak is causing a high demand for particular types of goods.

How to Thrive After COVID-19 Arrives: Grocery stores, delivery services, and COVID-19

March 24, 2020

How to thrive after the coronavirus arrives is an informative blog with ideas intended to improve the lives of those who are stuck at home. During the COVID-19 crisis, Bay Area residents are ordered...

A drawing of the laptop of a video conference participant.

How to Thrive After COVID-19 Arrives: Video conferencing in the wake of a pandemic

March 20, 2020

How to thrive after COVID-19 arrives is an informative blog with ideas intended to improve the lives of those who are stuck at home. While COVID-19 has emptied the workplace, some may say that video...

The Belmont City Council members receive a presentation regarding new voting machines which will be used in upcoming elections.

San Mateo County upgrades infrastructure for upcoming elections

February 28, 2020

In preparation for the upcoming presidential primary election, the San Mateo County is upgrading its infrastructure to better align with modern legislature standards. Since it was signed into law in...

Thomas Cook previously operated flights between San Francisco and Manchester before declaring bankruptcy.

Airlines hang in the delicate balance between profit and debt

February 5, 2020

On Sept. 23, 2019, an American family had begun to wrap up their vacation to the UK and was driving up to the airport to catch their flight back home. Entering the airport complex, their son stared...

SamTrans bus

SamTrans rolls out a new fare schedule

January 29, 2020

Following other regional transit agencies, SamTrans has modified its fare structure and ticketing systems to better align with the needs of modern commuters.  Placed into effect on Jan. 1, 2020,...

GenUP founder Alvin Lee speaks into a megaphone while marching near San Franciscos City Hall.

March for Education campaign encourages students to take action

November 15, 2019

Bay Area students who believe enough isn’t being done to support the education system are eager to close the gap. Social justice organization GenUp is student-led and aims to ensure all student concerns...

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Carlmont forms a symbiotic relationship with the Exploratorium

November 2, 2019

The Exploratorium strives to engage high school students through visits and its High School Explainer Program. Recently, the Exploratorium celebrated its 50th anniversary on Founders Day. Founders...

Libra aims to create a future where it will be possible to use cryptocurrencies  alongside cash and cards.

Facebook’s cryptocurrency proposal meets opposition

October 4, 2019

The offerings of a decentralized banking system, or cryptocurrency, have been circulating in society ever since Bitcoin was introduced in 2009.  Others have attempted to create their own cryptocurrencies,...

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The student news site of Carlmont High School in Belmont, California.
Pavel Turovski