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

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

Scot Scoop News

Rei Baxter

Rei Baxter, Staff Writer

Rei Baxter is a Junior at Carlmont High School and a staff writer for Scot Scoop. They love the arts, music, writing, and science. They hope to contribute more to the community this year.

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Amidst the shadows, teens struggling with suicidal thoughts report feeling trapped in despair.

The unseen epidemic: teens struggle in the face of suicide

Rei Baxter, Staff Writer September 6, 2023

The Bendis family from Beachwood, Ohio, lost 16-year-old Abigail Bendis to suicide in 2017. Jamie Smith*, a local student and teenager, won her battle against suicidal thoughts. Two seemingly different...

ChiChai Mateo visits the San Carlos Library to host an activity to make a paper bouquet of Filipino florals.

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month unites the community

Rei Baxter, Staff Writer May 13, 2023

Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month occurs every May. The month is filled with plenty of opportunities to learn about the different cultures of Asia, the Pacific Islands, and Hawaii...

A digital drawing depicts how psychedelics help give color or heal ones mind.

Psychedelic therapy offers an alternative to anti-depressants

Rei Baxter, Staff Writer April 17, 2023

Psychedelics, while long since banned, make their way to the medical market for critically unmet needs for mental health. Psychedelics are a class of psychoactive substances that produce changes in...

Electric cars charge in a parking garage.

Electric car companies melt away concerns of freezing batteries

Rei Baxter, Staff Writer February 20, 2023

The energy of lithium-ion batteries, the most commonly used batteries in electric cars, is similar to how bodies function. If humans get too cold for a prolonged time and have nothing to warm themselves...

Maricris Hansen works on a painting in her studio.

Lark paints the way for local artists

Rei Baxter, Staff Writer January 29, 2023

Cheese boards, gold jewelry, and paintings are only a few of the unique art pieces that can be found at Lark, a new gift boutique in downtown San Carlos. Lark opened on Oct. 28, 2022, taking the place...

Soapy snow falls on the audience at the Night of Holiday Lights.

San Carlos spreads the joy of the holidays

Rei Baxter, Staff Writer December 4, 2022

The Night of Holiday Lights in San Carlos kicks off the winter holidays with its 12th annual festival. Every year, San Carlos hosts the Night of Holiday Lights, which has family-fun activities, vendor...

Tara Krishnan, a sophomore at Carlmont High School, asks for accomodations on her reading assignment in chemistry.

Local educational community reflects on the importance of self-advocacy

Rei Baxter, Staff Writer November 3, 2022

Students, especially those in their teen years, often find they need accommodations to get them through school successfully. Some must advocate for themselves if they want those accommodations. However,...

Participants and their dogs line up, waiting for the FIDO mile run to start.

Water Dog Run brings community together

Rei Baxter, Staff Writer October 9, 2022

The 5th annual Belmont Water Dog Run took place this Saturday morning, attracting people from all over Belmont and neighboring towns.  This year, the event took place in Twin Pines Park from 7 a.m....

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