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

Samantha Kosman

Samantha Kosman, Staff Writer

Samantha Kosman is a sophomore at Carlmont High School and this is her first year in journalism. In addition to her interest in journalism, she is a youth activist and is very passionate about politics.

Twitter: @samanthakos

All content by Samantha Kosman
Carlmont student receives her first dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine.

COVID vaccine eligibility opens for 16-year-olds

May 2, 2021

As we aspire to bring this unprecedented pandemic to an end, the distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine has dramatically increased throughout the country.  The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has...

Students With Friends strives to make an impact against bullying.

Carlmont students create an anonymous anti-bullying program

April 21, 2021

As many schools across the country are beginning to reopen, five students have taken the initiative to create a new anti-bullying program for students.  Students with Friends was established to provide...

A student is overwhelmed with schoolwork as their desk  fills with failed assignments.

Distance learning causes a ripple of low grades

March 23, 2021

Since the beginning of this pandemic, school, as we know it, has turned into distance learning for students across the world.  Distance learning has been a learning process for everyone as we learn...

Local restaurants have begun to reopen outside dining by utilizing sidewalks and heat lamps.

San Mateo County establishes fund for local eateries

March 1, 2021

Restaurants, wineries, and breweries have endured many challenges throughout this unprecedented pandemic, leaving them in desperate need of financial support.  San Mateo County’s Board of Supervisors...

Patients in need of high amounts of oxygen therapy may use a mechanical ventilator and are cared for in the ICU,  Gordon said.

Intensive Care Unit capacity declines as COVID-19 cases rise

January 25, 2021

As COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations reach an all-time high, Intensive Care Unit (ICU) capacity is rapidly decreasing across California. Almost all counties in California have been moved into lockdown...

Civil rights advocates protest in hopes of seeing a better future filled with equality.

Discrimination within the classroom

January 22, 2021

The harsh ringing of the bell breaks her out of her reverie as she starts down the hallway, rubbing her sweaty palms against her jeans. The previous nights had been restless from an essay she spent countless...

Local stores implement strict COVID-19 rules to provide more safety for its customers.

Purple tier enforces new restrictions upon San Mateo County

December 12, 2020

While COVID-19 cases continue to spike, more protective restrictions have been implemented because of San Mateo County’s official designation into the Purple Tier.  With the virus surging across...

Local pharmacies promote the influenza vaccine to customers.

An epidemic amid a pandemic: Flu season

November 20, 2020

Although COVID-19 and Influenza are different, both are rapidly spreading respiratory viruses, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The flu season is estimated to take place...

There are many different factors that are causing people to have anxiety during this time.

[Photo] Students test positive for anxiety amid pandemic

October 25, 2020

There are many different factors that are causing people to have anxiety during this time.

Student is stressed because of COVID-19 pandemic.

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October 25, 2020

Student is stressed because of COVID-19 pandemic.

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