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

Victor Li

Victor Li, Staff Writer

As a sophomore, Victor Li is a journalism student at Carlmont High School. Outside of school, he enjoys playing piano and playing tennis. Li is currently club president of the Dynamics Music Club, a club for community service through performance of music. He is also secretary of the DECA club, a club teaching business and entrepreneurship. During his free time, Li likes to watch movies and TV shows.


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The grass near the quad at Carlmont has not been frequently watered because of the drought.

Israel shares its water-saving strategies with California

May 11, 2015

"Israel no longer has a water shortage," said Uri Shani, a Hebrew University professor and former director of the Israel Water Authority. Yet only six years ago, Israel was in a dire drought similar...

At Sunny Cove Beach, friends and families take responsibility for their environment by collecting trash near their local beach.

Tons of trash expelled from Bay Area beaches on Coastal Cleanup Day

April 27, 2015

On April 18, thousands of Save Our Shores volunteers came together for coastal cleanups across the Bay Area. "Keeping our waterways clear and free of debris is huge issue for the Bay Area community....

Audrie Pott attended Saratoga High School in Silicon Valley, where she was commemorated after her death.

Sexual offenders reach settlement on Good Friday and commemorate Audrie Pott’s death

April 6, 2015

After two and a half years, Larry and Lisa Pott were able to forgive the teenage boys who sexually assaulted their daughter. It happened on Sept. 12, 2012, when 15-year-old Audrie Pott from Saratoga...

Lawns may not get as much water as before due to new restrictions for outdoor irrigation.

Implementation of new California water restrictions starting in April

March 23, 2015

Restrictions have been imposed on many aspects of life from movie theaters and club entrances, to driving and voting. Yet, rarely do we hear about restrictions on water. Water is a necessity to life...

Freshman Keanu Dono pours over his history textbook.

Using stress to your advantage

March 20, 2015

After coming home from school tired and exhausted, you cram in hours and hours of homework, with no time to relax. Your responsibilities seem overwhelming, but your persistence drives you on. Yet,...

An elaborately decorated dragon dances its way through San Francisco.

San Francisco’s Chinese New Year parade ushers the year of the ram

March 9, 2015

Lively music, vibrant colors, and exploding firecrackers sounded San Francisco's famous Chinese New Year Parade this year. Spectators of all ages were confronted with a strong impression created by stilt...

Author Gail Strickland inspires readers through her new novel, Night of Pan.

Author Strickland visits Belmont Library to inspire readers

February 24, 2015

Engraved in the Temple of Apollo were these words: "know thyself." And that was exactly what 15-year-old Thaleia sought, in the novel, "Night of Pan" by Gail Strickland. Strickland held a workshop...

This sign post lost its battle against rain and wind

Large storm is far from a drought-buster

February 9, 2015

While the snow-weary East Coast braces itself for a potentially historical blizzard, California along with the rest of the western border is drenched by a powerful storm that could be one of the largest...

An unhealthy but still happy Disneyland. Get your tickets, but make sure you get vaccinated.

Disneyland catches a bad case of measles

January 26, 2015

All of a sudden Disneyland became the itchiest place on Earth. While influential figures and established foundations are taking progressive steps to cure cancer and HIV, 2015 started off with a surprising...

One of the greatest public universities in the world, UC Berkeley has provided students with affordable to free education since 1868, though this may not be the case anymore.

UC system increases tuition

January 12, 2015

Arguably the greatest public education system in the world, the University of California institution will not be as affordable and accessible as it once was. Because the UC system is underfunded by...

Cans overflow out of the bin in the ASB room

Second Harvest Food Bank fights hunger and provides for Thanksgiving

November 24, 2014

Imagine your everyday classmate who goes to school and is apart of an ordinary family. What you don't know is that the father of that same classmate you see everyday lost his job and can barely provide...

The Capitol building is the meeting of the house of Representatives and the Senate. Due to this years Election Day, there should be drastic changes to the running of the country.

Election Day ushers new plans for America

November 10, 2014

A seemingly endless line of responsible US citizens pours out of the polling office and down the street, wrapping around block after block of the neighborhood. Here, they wait before Election Day to cast...

Halloween decorations at Didddams to heighten this  years scare

Scream Park attempts to remake Richard Chase’s horrors for Halloween

October 27, 2014

Halloween, a time of trick-or treating, costume parades, family gatherings, haunted houses, and holiday spirit, may get out of hand at times. This year, Fear Overload's Scream Park in California attempted...

A deer traffic sign near Alameda reminds drivers to  be more cautious and beware of upcoming wildlife.

Recent increase in car crashes involving deer

October 14, 2014

Some Carlmont students will be obtaining their driver's permit or license during the time when deer crashes happen most often. Most deer crashes happen during mating season in the fall, and there has...

SamTrans bus nears towards Carlmont High School


SamTrans bus nears towards Carlmont High School

a SamTrans bus closing near Carlmont High School.


a SamTrans bus closing near Carlmont High School.

Scott Bachovich gives a motivating speech while the audience listens intently.


Scott Bachovich gives a motivating speech while the audience listens intently.

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