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The Biggest Little Airshow is a hit

The Biggest Little Airshow is a hit

Audrey Luey, Scot Scoop Editor

June 4, 2019

The Hiller Aviation Museum’s annual Biggest Little Air Show drew in crowds of people with its multiple aircraft performances and interactive helicopter, drown, and quadrotor demonstrations. The Hiller Aviation Museum, located in San Carlos, embraces innovation and adventure by exploring different ...

ASB’s new Executive Board plans spring field trip

ASB’s new Executive Board plans spring field trip

Francesca D'Urzo, Staff Writer

May 19, 2019

As the school year comes to an end, ASB’s newly elected Executive Board finishes planning one of their final events, the ASB spring field trip. This Friday, ASB held their field trip where they sent off their seniors and welcomed the incoming members during an after-school stay in Carlmont’s ASB r...

Art brings new energy to Redwood City

Art brings new energy to Redwood City

Audrey Luey, Staff Writer

May 7, 2019

The Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation hosted its monthly Open Paint 2.0 community event, welcoming friends, family, and strangers to the Redwood City Courthouse Square to enjoy an afternoon of outdoor painting. The Community Advocacy Through Art (CATA) organization presents Open Paint 2.0, with programs including local nonprofits and the artwork of rising hi...

Chess tournament brings competitive mindsets to Fox

Chess tournament brings competitive mindsets to Fox

Audrey Luey, Scot Scoop Editor

April 16, 2019

Advantage Chess sponsored their annual scholastic chess tournament at Fox Elementary School last weekend, where over 100 students participated. The chess tournaments serve as fundraisers for the Fox School PTA, as all staff members are volunteers. The club began with about 80 kids, but as chess grad...

The Turkic community bonds over Nowruz celebration

The Turkic community bonds over Nowruz celebration

Nihal Karim, Staff Writer

March 19, 2019

Laughter, dance, and music envelop the room on a warm March afternoon. More people start to show up, all with the purpose of celebrating Nowruz — the beginning of spring. Nowruz, meaning “New Day," is an ancient Zoroastrian holiday that is commonly celebrated among people of Turkic origin. ...

KonMari Method tidies up people’s lives

KonMari Method tidies up people’s lives

Audrey Luey, Scot Scoop Editor

March 19, 2019

The Spark Joy Bay Area KonMari Method Workshop gathered at the Episcopal Church of the Epiphany to introduce a new outlook on life. It proposed an organizational strategy that cleanses people from the inside out.   The KonMari movement has been an ongoing popular idea since 2014, when Marie Kond...

Maslenitsa celebration unites Russian community

Maslenitsa celebration unites Russian community

Nihal Karim, Staff Writer

March 11, 2019

As winter comes to an end, March begins with blooming flowers, warmer weather, and rainy afternoons. For people from Eastern Europe, however, the beginning of March means another thing: the beginning of Maslenitsa. Maslenitsa is an old Slavic holiday that celebrates the end of winter and the begin...

Redwood City’s mini-golf event attracts participants of all ages with their creative decor

Redwood City’s mini-golf event attracts participants of all ages with their creative decor

Shayna Yurovitsky, Staff Writer

March 7, 2019

In the heart of Redwood City, a new, local family attraction has been put up. For a limited time, the city has created an indoor miniature-golf course for all ages to come and enjoy. With low prices and hours conveniently scheduled around a typical work or school day, everyone can come to enjoy this...

Palo Alto is sinking, and officials are worried

Palo Alto is sinking, and officials are worried

Evan Ajuria, Staff Writer

March 6, 2019

For many years, the rising water levels have been in the back of many officials' minds. Now it's starting to impact our cities, and action will need to happen soon before any more damage is done. On Feb. 27, the city of Palo Alto held a community meeting for those looking to get involved and learn more about the sea level rise policy, and many people showed up from across the ...

San Carlos Crab Feed brings smiles to seniors

San Carlos Crab Feed brings smiles to seniors

Audrey Luey, Staff Writer

February 26, 2019

The annual Adult Community Center (ACC) Crab Feed provides seniors with the opportunity to socialize and indulge in an evening dinner with an assortment of foods, while participating in an interactive silent auction.  The ACC is a multi-purpose adult associated recreational facility with a large...

Deer leave more than just footprints in the community

Deer leave more than just footprints in the community

Camran Hitchcock, Staff Writer

February 7, 2019

Deer: creatures known to be gentle, to coexist with nature, and now, to be close neighbors of local Belmont residents. For years, deer have walked the streets of cities across the nation. Homeowners in these cities are faced with the problem of deer in their yards that destroy the existing vegetation...

Local chocolatier crafts sweets and community

Local chocolatier crafts sweets and community

Mandy Hitchcock, Editor-in-Chief

February 5, 2019

The Go To Chocolate stall not only brings a wide variety of locally sourced chocolate goods to the College of San Mateo Farmers’ Market but a penchant for small businesses in the Bay Area as well; take a look at how appreciation for good food can bring a community together. Drop by the farmers’...

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