Scot Scoop News

Soni Kanaya and Chloe Palarca-Wong, both juniors, participate in one of the Holiday Village activities by decorating cookies in the quad.

Holiday Village brings spirit to the quad

December 17, 2018

As students enter the quad, sounds of holiday music welcome them, while scents of pine and freshly baked cookies fill the air. With the arrival of the holiday season and finals week, ASB aims...

Various families engage in friendly conversation while enjoying the beautiful street.

Eucalyptus Avenue lights up the winter season

December 16, 2018

As the countdown to Christmas continues, holiday spirit can be discovered on Eucalyptus Avenue, where families gather to appreciate the extravagant lights set up for the holiday...

Adam Miller playing traditional Irish songs in the Belmont Library during his last concert.

Folk songs bring holiday spirit into the community

December 12, 2018

As the holiday season reaches its peak, songs such as “Frosty the Snowman” and “Jingle Bells” can be heard almost everywhere. However, tunes that are popular today are...

Amazon is one of the main  websites people use to complete their holiday shopping.

Going holiday shopping in-store versus online

December 2, 2018

As the holiday season approaches, Americans scramble for efficient ways of getting gifts for friends and family.   There are many options for getting presents for loved ones, whet...

Opinion: We should be thankful

December 2, 2018

To celebrate the start of the season of many holidays, Joseph Gomez rants about how we should be thankful for everything.

Crowds of people stand to watch the performance under fake snow generated by a bubble machine.

San Carlos holiday festivities light up the night

December 2, 2018

The holidays have arrived, and many people have begun to hang up their lights in anticipation for Christmas. That includes the City of San Carlos. On Nov. 30, the City of San Carlos kicked of...

Hope Brigade Club advertises the toy drive by creating flyers and posting them around Carlmont.

Hope Brigade Club brings cheer to UCSF with holiday toy drive

December 1, 2018

December, a cold winter season full of joy, giving, and many religious and cultural holidays including Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and Christmas. While many children and teenagers a...

Volunteers at the latest event sorted apples for families for the holiday season.

Food banks prepare for the holidays

November 25, 2018

Over 22,000 pounds of apples were sorted and boxed at the Second Harvest Food Bank as part of preparations for the upcoming holiday season on Nov. 14. Apples, along with o...

Hundreds gather at Hillsdale to see Santa and the tree lighting.

Hillsdale mall welcomes Christmas season

November 19, 2018

Although it is still a couple of days before Thanksgiving, it is never too early for Christmas at the Hillsdale Shopping Center.  Santa Claus decided to come a little early...

According to Pew Research, only 56 percent of eligible voters voted in the 2016 presidential election. Making election day a national holiday would increase voter turnout and restore the process of civic engagement.

Opinion: Election Day should be a national holiday

September 18, 2018

Only 56 percent of eligible voters cast ballots in the 2016 election, according to Pew Research. What happened to the other 44 percent? Where did they go? While some ma...

Students have mixed opinions about Valentine's Day, ranging from feeling that it's become commercialized to a day to celebrate love.

Valentine’s Day spreads mixed feelings

February 14, 2018

It's Feb. 14. Heart-shaped chocolates go out of stock in all of the grocery stores, red roses show up almost everywhere, and Hallmark makes a fortune off of their card sales...

Holiday village raises excitement and cheer for holiday season

January 4, 2018

Daniel Friis reports on ASB's actions to spread holiday cheer.

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