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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.

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Sienna Reinders

Sienna Reinders, Staff Writer

Sienna Reinders is a junior at Carlmont who loves talking to citizens around town to find interesting topics to write about. In her spare time, you can find her running around the streets of San Carlos to train for her next race.

All content by Sienna Reinders
A billboard outside Carlmonts senior parking lot promotes Attendance Awareness Month.

Attendance Awareness Month leaves many students upset

September 27, 2022

The month of September has brought an emphasis on Attendance Awareness Month and a lack of acknowledgment for Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, creating frustration among students. Attendance Awareness...

Protestors march through the streets of San Francisco.

Protesters gather in San Francisco to protest Supreme Court

May 4, 2022

Hundreds of Bay Area residents gathered in front of the Federal Building in San Francisco yesterday to protest the Supreme Courts' decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, 410 U.S. 113 (1973). On Monday, Justice...

Protestors gather outside of the UC Berkeley dorms to stand against anti-abortion litigation.

Abortion rights advocates ride the Green Wave throughout the U.S.

April 17, 2022

The University of California (UC), Berkeley’s Sproul Plaza welcomed passionate activists last Saturday for a nationwide abortion rights protest. Attendees painted signs and passed out flyers and bandanas...

Elizabeth Stokoe speaks at a TEDx conference in Bermuda.

TEDx comes to Carlmont

March 21, 2022

Technology, Entertainment, Design (TED) conferences are held annually in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, at the Vancouver Convention Centre. Speakers from all over the world are encouraged to promote...

Lior Tsarfaty uses music therapy to help Alzheimer’s patients connect with others.

Music may be the best medicine

February 16, 2022

Henry Dryer never interacted with anyone. His mouth barely uttered a word. He lost his memory because of dementia. But when music filled Dryer’s ears, his mouth sounded the words in the song. He began...

Many classrooms have less than half of the class, because of the high number of absences.

Breaking news: Circling rumor of gun violence terrifies Carlmont students and families

February 15, 2022

*Article updated Feb. 20 On Monday, Feb. 14, there were a noticeable amount of absences from Carlmont High School. Over half of the students were gone in most classes, and even some teachers decided...

The protestors line plants in a circle to represent the countless wildlife killed by wildfires.

[Photo] Students protest CalSTRS’ investment in fossil fuels

January 29, 2022

The protestors line plants in a circle to represent the countless wildlife killed by wildfires.

From now on journalists will be absent from the Iowa Senate floor.

Opinion: Iowa’s ban of the press from Senate floor threatens democracy

January 24, 2022

For more than 140 years, the Iowa Senate has stood by a tradition of allowing the press to report from benches on the Senate floor. But two weeks ago, Republican leaders decided to ban journalists from...

Dont look up by Adam McKay, was released on Netflix on Dec. 5, 2021

Opinion: ‘Don’t Look Up’ reveals explosive truths about the world we live in

January 6, 2022

*This article contains spoilers for the movie "Don't Look Up." When Kate Dibiaski looked up at the night sky and saw a large figure falling from the abyss, she knew the world was about to come to an...

Zuills attack leaves the doors and windows of White Sage and Starbucks on Laurel Street shattered.

Thief shatters Laurel Street store windows

December 5, 2021

The path of the rigid sphere aimed for the crystal clear window of White Sage, a store on Laurel Street, San Carlos. After the rock left his hand, it immediately impacted the glass, shattering pieces of...

Varsity boys race at the 2021 Peninsula Athletic League (PAL) Championships at Crystal Springs. This is my favorite course to run on, said Jono Sison, a participant in the varsity boys race.

Belmont citizens run to save Crystal Springs Cross Country Course

November 8, 2021

PAL races, invitationals, and league and regional championships are a yearly occurrence at the Crystal Springs Cross country course in Belmont. However, the long-beloved course may soon close its gates,...

In a car, the catalytic converter sits towards the front of the car, in front of the muffler.

Thieves drive off with catalytic converters

October 22, 2021

Catalytic converter theft has been taking place in the Bay Area for years, but incidents dramatically surged in the past few years. As the value of the precious metals that make up catalytic converters...

Students are vandalizing bathrooms by trashing the facilities with toilet paper, breaking appliances, and stealing items for the devious lick TikTok trend.

TikTok’s ‘devious lick’ trend aggravates local schools

September 27, 2021

A new TikTok trend is putting needless stress on nearby schools by vandalizing bathrooms and stealing appliances.  The "devious lick" trend has students at schools all around the globe stealing a mixture...

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