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

The student news site of Carlmont High School in Belmont, California.

Scot Scoop News

Veronica Roseborough

Veronica Roseborough, Editor-in-Chief

Veronica Roseborough is a senior at Carlmont High School and the current Editor-in-Chief of Scot Scoop News. She is also an intern and student news columnist for the San Mateo Daily Journal and will be attending the University of California Berkeley in the fall where she will minor in journalism. To check out her portfolio, click here.

Twitter: @v_roseborough

All content by Veronica Roseborough
A freshman at the University of California, Berkeley studies for her classes in front of the Berkeley Law School.

[Photo] UC Berkeley freshmen compare expectations of freshman year to reality

October 29, 2020

A freshman at the University of California, Berkeley studies for her classes in front of the Berkeley Law School.

While students usually receive letter grades on their report cards, this semester they either receive credit or no credit for each course.

[Photo] Scot Scoop Explains: Credit/no credit system

April 18, 2020

While students usually receive letter grades on their report cards, this semester they either receive credit or no credit for each course.

Much of the work students complete while school is closed is online.

[Photo] Opinion: There are upsides to living and learning at a distance

March 22, 2020

Much of the work students complete while school is closed is online.

Each quarter, Carlmont holds a guest lecture by scientists with a passion for sharing their area of expertise and inspiring students in science.

[Photo] Science guest lecture explores immunotherapy treatments

February 15, 2020

Each quarter, Carlmont holds a guest lecture by scientists with a passion for sharing their area of expertise and inspiring students in science.

Teachers hang the pilot flex schedules up in their classrooms to inform students of the different Wednesday and Thursday schedules.

[Photo] Editorial: Pilot no longer

February 13, 2020

Teachers hang the pilot flex schedules up in their classrooms to inform students of the different Wednesday and Thursday schedules.

In the first week of school, most teachers gave students a presentation instructing them to download certain apps for the school year.

[Photo] Editorial: Carlmont is not free to go phone-free

January 19, 2020

In the first week of school, most teachers gave students a presentation instructing them to download certain apps for the school year.

The chair of Ralph Crames secretary remains empty until a permanent replacement is found.

Principal Crame searches for a new secretary

May 13, 2018

Every day, students are greeted by smiling faces as they walk into the office. Whether they are there for attendance purposes, aren't feeling well, or just want to come visit, staff members are always...

Stopped cars wait endlessly in traffic on Alameda de las Pulgas. When the surrounding schools are released for the day, cars can be stopped all the way from Carlmont Drive to Ralston Avenue.

Four Corners aims to ease Alameda traffic congestion

May 1, 2018

It is no secret that driving to school in the morning is a pain. All of the stress built up from late nights and loads of studying is emphasized even more so when one is surrounded by an endless string...

The Central Coast Section honors teams that do well with plaques like these, displayed in the trophy cases next to the Physical Education locker rooms.

Vallero’s winning streak continues off the field

April 11, 2018

The life of a coach is not an easy one. One may wake up aiming to enrich the lives of students and end up falling short. Rich Vallero, a varsity baseball coach and physical education (P.E.) teacher...

During a lockdown-barricade drill, Carlmont staff is required to lock and barricade all doors, hence the name.

Carlmont’s administration prepares for an armed intruder

March 22, 2018

School is intended to be a place where one can express their ideas, share their opinions, and discover their passions. It is a safe space. However, on a day supposedly dedicated to love, 17 Floridian...

The iron supplements Allie Ayers takes in order to keep her levels of iron stable are positioned on the soccer field at Carlmont High School, where Ayers realized something was keeping her running from improving. She eventually learned that she was severely anemic.

Athletic determination stays strong despite anemia

March 10, 2018

Passion. A word defined by the dictionary as a strong emotion that’s barely controllable. Yet, to every individual, it has a different meaning. For Allie Ayers, passion, that satisfaction of doing...

Happy Campers Daycare, located on Carlmont campus, is equipped with the necessary items to watch up to 60 children.

Happy Campers’ new daycare supports children and teachers alike

March 8, 2018

March is finally here, and with it comes the highly-anticipated opening of Happy Campers' new facility. At exactly 7 a.m. on the morning of March 1, Director Heather Chisholm opened the doors to children...

The week long Mid-Winter Break interferes with the many clubs that take place during that week.

[Photo] Mid-Winter Break conflicts with student clubs

March 6, 2018

The week long Mid-Winter Break interferes with the many clubs that take place during that week.

The Carlmont banner from the late 50s/early 60s now hangs in the administration office for all to see. The accompanying note is framed and rests on top of the banner.

Stolen Carlmont banner returns after more than 50 years

February 20, 2018

The past is the past, and some people, whether they'd admit it or not, would rather keep it that way. However, sometimes it is appropriate to revisit the past in order to plan for the future. It was...

Carlmont Liquors, an outpost located in Carlmont Shopping Center, sells alcohol as well as tobacco products. The e-cigarettes in the store include those of manufacturers like blu and Pure Smoke.

Vapors infiltrate the Carlmont community

February 1, 2018

Over the past decade or so, people around the world have begun the transition from traditional cigarettes to e-cigarettes, a supposedly "healthier" and "more environmentally-friendly" way to smoke. Although...

Mid-Winter Break was added to the Sequoia Union High School District schedule this year in place of Presidents Weekend.

Sequoia District Teachers Association extends Presidents’ Weekend

January 21, 2018

It is a well-known fact that everyone needs a break now and then, whether it's taking time off from a sport, work, or in this case, school. As some may have noticed, the traditional four-day Presidents'...

¡Exploremos! is one of the many companies the language department at Carlmont is considering for the new textbooks.

Textbook piloting receives mixed reactions

December 4, 2017

Times are changing and with it the textbooks of the Carlmont world language department. After more than 10 years of using the same material, it's time for a change. According to Madeleine Fox, a Spanish II...

NASA researcher Michael Flynn sums up his presentation with a few brief words of advice for the audience. Flynn said, Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didnt do than by the ones you did do. So do it!

[Photo] NASA science lecture explores the search for extraterrestrial life

November 10, 2017

NASA researcher Michael Flynn sums up his presentation with a few brief words of advice for the audience. Flynn said, "Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't...

Happy Campers current preschool is located at 510 Laurel St., San Carlos. The company will be in charge of the new facility at Carlmont High School.

District works with Happy Campers to build a daycare at Carlmont

November 2, 2017

It is no secret that living in the Bay Area comes at a cost. Educators, as well as community members, may have a hard time living comfortably in this area, especially those with young children. Looking...

For many students, traffic before school is an issue they must account for. Traffic is especially bad before first period.

Traffic before school continues to disrupt student schedules

October 17, 2017

Every morning is a new challenge, a question of whether or not one will make it to Carlmont on time, and how early they must leave to do so. For many, traffic on Alameda is a big issue. Every year the...

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The student news site of Carlmont High School in Belmont, California.
Veronica Roseborough