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

Sydney ODonnell

Sydney O'Donnell, Staff Writer

Sydney O'Donnell is a sophomore at Carlmont High School and is in her first year in the journalism program. She has an interest in sports writing and is reporting on varsity sports this year. Sydney spends her free time volunteering at the SPCA, hanging out with friends, and being involved in many musical activities.

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Carlmont Green Team improves school campus

April 19, 2022

Carlmont's Green Team club is an impactful, goal-driven club that focuses on awareness and the improvement of green spaces at school. Through interactive weekly meetings, a popular and highly followed...

Teenage volunteerism feeds college acceptance obsession

March 21, 2022

Volunteering as a teenager is a very popular endeavor which is increasingly becoming a part of college application culture. As time has gone on, the competitive nature of college acceptance has led to...

Models exemplify the significance of being labeled as a survivor, not a victim.

Sexual assault: an overview of its effect on society

February 23, 2022

Trigger Warning: This article includes mentions of sexual assault and suicide. This content may be upsetting to some readers. Every 68 seconds, an American experiences sexual assault, according to RAINN, a...

Working out lifts teenage spirits

February 18, 2022

Over the course of the pandemic, people around the world were inspired to try new hobbies and skills to cure their boredom. A common hobby became popular in an unexpected group: teenagers. With nothing...

Omicron: New York City vs. the Bay Area

January 28, 2022

The new Omicron variant of Covid-19 has swept across the US the past few weeks, changing the Covid-19 restrictions across the country. According to the CDC, there were a total of 139,315 cases on the 1st...

St. Ignatius player Ben Corvi, a senior prepares to kick the ball.

Scots defeat St. Ignatius Wildcats in preseason match

December 9, 2021

The Carlmont Scots won their third soccer game of the preseason 1-0 against the St. Ignatius Wildcats on Wednesday, Dec. 8. In a misty and cold setting, Carlmont and St. Ignatius played an intense game...

Many of the players on the varsity team are juniors.

[Photo] Carlmont boys varsity basketball defeats Priory in first game of the season

November 19, 2021

Many of the players on the varsity team are juniors.

A Hillsdale player jumps to block a shot from a Carlmont player.

Scots fall to Knights in season finale

October 28, 2021

In a season of highs and lows, Carlmont's varsity volleyball team lost in their last game to the Hillsdale Knights. Hillsdale defeated Carlmont in three intense sets on their senior night, claiming victory...

Carlmont and M-A players swim towards the goal during a fast break.

Scots fall to Menlo-Atherton Bears

October 7, 2021

Carlmont girls varsity water polo lost a tough game at Menlo-Atherton this Wednesday, with a final score of 23-2. The loss dropped the Scots to a 1-6 league record and last place in the Peninsula Athletic...

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