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

Sophia Deynega, Staff Writer

Sophia Deynega is a sophomore at Carlmont High School and this is her first year in journalism. She loves to dance and expand on the culture of Carlmont, and she enjoys spending time with her friends and family.

Twitter: @sophiadeynega

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Kendra Chew, a freshman, opens a Snapchat from her friends as she wishes she was with them at their party.

FOMO: Not just a trend

April 21, 2020

“You’re missing out.” The grey bubble pops up on your phone as you sit in bed, “The Office” humming throughout your room. Your friends are at the movies, seeing a film you don’t even care...

EQ and IQ have opposite characteristics, but both Q-ratings can be observed among different people.

Opinion: There should be no Q about favoring EQ

April 21, 2020

A world filled with robots. That’s what competitiveness, the internet, and lack of empathy for others are causing us to become.  Many of us stay up all night studying because we are overly-determined...

There are numerous genres of music that interest people from all around the world. Listening to classical music improves sleep quality, increases productivity, and expands creativity.

Opinion: Without music, life would ‘B-flat’

March 23, 2020

As Beethoven, a famous composer, once said, "Music can change the world." I started playing the piano when I was 6 years old. Looking back, I now realize how invested my piano teacher was in her passion...

Members of Succulents for Seniors Club arrange succulents to pass out to the elderly in the San Carlos Elms retirement home.

Succulents for Seniors Club reaches out to the elderly

March 2, 2020

As time flies by and new generations evolve, the members of Succulents for Seniors Club remember to recognize the elderly in our communities in a unique and sentimental way.  During their weekly meetings,...

Amisha Nambiar, sophomore and club president, and Nicholas Voong, sophomore, discuss potential summer volunteering trips in Ghana.

Dream Volunteers Club helps those who can’t afford education

February 4, 2020

Teachers. Textbooks. Education.  Privileges that are easy to take for granted.  Yet, in some areas of countries such as Ghana and Guatemala, children do not have access to the basic education,...

Michael Father and William Wong, co-presidents, focus on perfecting their grammar skills.

Chinese Peer Tutoring Club says ‘ni hao’ to improved academic results

January 13, 2020

Chinese Peer Tutoring club meets every Wednesday and Friday at lunch in U-14 to study with the support of their classmates and improve their Chinese language skills. The club is structured to allow...

Club president Cassandra Areff, a junior, presents her ideas of reducing fast fashion to members of Eco-fashion Club.

Eco-fashion Club seeks alternatives to fast fashion

November 25, 2019

Eco-fashion Club strives to improve the environment by experimenting with new ways to reuse and recycle old clothing. The club meets every Wednesday to discuss the effects of fast fashion on the Earth....

Lise Teyssier, a sophomore, shows her friend, Anique Vachon, a sophomore,  her skirt which shes planning to wear for her Halloween costume.

Students ‘creep’ it real with spirited Halloween costumes

October 30, 2019

With Halloween just around the corner, students are gathering clothes and ideas in order to make their perfect costume for school. From fairy wings to cowboy hats, students are gearing up for Oct. 31,...

Hailey Hamady, a junior, and Thomas Covington, a senior, practice a lift for their routine.

Swing Club jumps into the new school year

October 7, 2019

Swing Club practices are in full swing in preparation for Heritage Fair. Club members express their passion for swing dance by practicing at Carlmont every Saturday in a social environment. During the...

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