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

Rintaro Sato

Rintaro Sato, Segment Producer

Rintaro Sato is a junior in his second year of journalism and he hopes to bring his love of sports and research to Scot Scoop. Sato plays baseball at Carlmont as well as at GamePrep Baseball Academy and he enjoys watching and following various other sports along with baseball in his free time. Sato is also one of the junior class vice presidents for the Scots.

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Ravi Hasan enjoys the moment as he performs music in the school quad.

Student Profile: Music strikes a chord with Ravi Hasan

Rintaro Sato, Segment Producer June 7, 2023

Pursuing a music career may be daunting for many, but there are few more fit for the task than senior Ravi Hasan. Hasan, who will attend the prestigious Berklee School of Music in the fall of 2023, has...

Live from the field: Varsity boys volleyball continue historic season against Nevada Union

Rintaro Sato, Segment Producer June 5, 2023

Varsity boys volleyball won their first ever CIF NorCal game on Tuesday, May 16th in a 3-0 sweep against the Nevada Union Miners. Led by PAL MVP Kevin Tomita and PAL first team Sean Murphy, the Scots showed...

After receiving a call about a burning Chevrolet Silverado near Redwood Shores, the San Mateo Fire Department and other authorities quickly arrived at the scene. The wreckage of the vehicle was put out and cleaned up before being towed away approximately an hour after the call. Despite its dangerous nature, nobody was hurt in the incident.

Breaking News: Vehicle catches fire in Redwood Shores; no injuries

Rintaro Sato and Oliver Fichte June 3, 2023

A white Chevrolet Silverado caught fire this afternoon on the corner of Marine Parkway and Island Parkway near Redwood Shores. There were no reported injuries, and the cause of the fire is not yet known. After...

[Video] The Belmont Library: Fostering innovation and opportunity

Rintaro Sato, Segment Producer June 3, 2023

The Belmont Library has long been a popular location to students not only due to its close proximity to Carlmont High School but also because of its efforts to adapt to the changing world of technology...

Scot Scoop staff member Alexander Menchtchikov walks through melting snow after the Bay Area snowstorm along Skyline Boulevard in Woodside, California.

[Photo] Rare snowstorm in the Bay Area demonstrates the effects of climate change

Samantha Crowther, Highlander Editor March 6, 2023

Scot Scoop staff member Alexander Menchtchikov walks through melting snow after the Bay Area snowstorm along Skyline Boulevard in Woodside, California.

[Video] Live from the field: Carlmont opens the season with a scrimmage against Notre Dame

Rintaro Sato, Segment Producer February 24, 2023

Carlmont's varsity softball team started their season in an intense opener against the Notre Dame Tigers. The Scots, led by a healthy mix of power and small ball, were able to jump out to a 7-1 lead in...

Carlmont senior Viraj Singh fights for a header at midfield.

[Photo] Scots open the season in a draw with Spartans

Rintaro Sato, Segment Producer November 30, 2022

Junior Josh Lisi celebrates a goal whi

Carlmont senior Samantha Shettys ice skating journey has also allowed her to connect with younger skaters. Weve gotten really close with the younger students because  weve had all that shared experience together. Thats  allowed us to get a lot closer and get to know each other, Shetty said.

Athlete Profile: Samantha Shetty’s love for the ice

Rintaro Sato, Segment Producer December 12, 2022

At 5:45 a.m., the streets are empty; the sky is still dark – it's time to put on the skates. This is a day in the life of Carlmont senior Samantha Shetty, a synchronized and single-figure skater for...

Carlmont junior Kotaro Kikuchi had a breakout performance against South San Francisco (SSF), scoring a hattrick.

Gallery: Varsity Boys Soccer vs. SSF

Rintaro Sato, Segment Producer December 9, 2022

The Savannah Bananas have been immensely successful due to their unique fans first approach. Were not in the baseball business, were in the entertainment business, said owner Jesse Owens in a video on the Savannah Bananas social media.

Savannah Bananas: reimagining baseball

Rintaro Sato, Segment Producer November 2, 2022

Bats lit on fire, players on stilts, dancing umpires. This isn't your everyday baseball game. It's Banana Ball. It's no secret that baseball has been declining in popularity, with World Series viewership...

Vigilante movies have always reflected the state of society throughout history. 
“I’ve always believed that life imitates art as much as art imitates life. Have you ever wondered which came first, the chicken or the egg?” said Deputy Frederick Alonzo of the San Francisco Sheriff’s Office.

[Photo] Unmasking the face of vigilante film

Rintaro Sato, Segment Producer October 26, 2022

Vigilantism is a complex topic that has commonly emerged in history.

Freshman Alyssa Ison focused on an incoming hit from the Cougars as the Scots get ready to return fire.

Scots’ season wrap-up: Girls varsity volleyball

Aidan Lynd, Rintaro Sato, Alyssa Bish, and Isabella Rice October 26, 2022

After a successful preseason, the Scots have battled through the Peninsula Bay league, landing in sixth place at the end of the season. After the Scots' 3-1 loss at Aragon yesterday, Scot Scoop put together...

Junior Evelyn Welton reaches for the ball.

Scots clip the Ravens’ wings in rivalry win

Rintaro Sato, Segment Producer September 17, 2022

Carlmont varsity girls volleyball flocked into the win column Thursday in a sweep of three sets against a crosstown rival, Sequoia Ravens, backed with relentless energy and a strong defense. The game...

Freshman pitcher Katie Fung throws a complete game in her high school debut.

[Photo] Carlmont comes up on top against Valley Christian

Rintaro Sato, Segment Producer March 5, 2022

Scots gather at home plate after a home run. (Later disallowed)

High school steroids are a real problem, but the issue may be going under the radar. 
If people are using steroids, most of the time, they’re never going to get caught unless they are in a program that [tests for steroids], and we don’t have that at the high school level, said Carlmont administrative vice principal Grant Steunenberg.

Roid Rage: fighting against high school steroids

Rintaro Sato, Segment Producer May 24, 2022

High school. A bustling environment filled with learning, friendship, and steroids? When one hears of a steroid scandal, our minds immediately think of the latest headlines in professional sports, such...

Monty, the longtime mascot of Carlmont High School, sits in the administration office.

The changing tide of mascots

Rintaro Sato, Segment Producer April 7, 2022

The Washington Redskins. The Cleveland Indians. The Sequoia Cherokees. The Atlanta Braves tomahawk chop. The past few years have been marked with change as sports teams across the nation feel the pressure...

Junior Ava Conti throws six strong innings against San Mateo.

The Cats lose their bats in dominant Scots win

Rintaro Sato, Segment Producer March 23, 2022

The varsity softball team started their league season strong with a commanding 12-1 victory backed with phenomenal pitching, clutch hitting, and poor defense by the Bearcats, putting a positive on a day...

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