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Cannibis companies smoke out youth

Cannibis companies smoke out youth

Eoin Cunningham, Staff Writer

February 21, 2019

With recreational cannabis legalized in California by popular vote only two years ago, many are rightfully curious if and how the products meant for adults are being accessed by teens. California has put in place many regulations to restrict teens access to marijuana, but minors still do it. Sandy...

Unhealthy air quality conquers school operation

Unhealthy air quality conquers school operation

Anika Bhatnagar, Staff Writer

November 19, 2018

As the Air Quality Index (AQI) reached a high of 218 in San Carlos on Thursday night, schools decided to shut down for the safety of students and teachers. “The air quality is affecting our entire school district,” said Principal Ralph Crame. A discussion between the school principals and superin...

Smoke on the water: Bay Area shelters from Camp Fire smoke

Smoke on the water: Bay Area shelters from Camp Fire smoke

Scot Scoop Staff

November 16, 2018

As of Nov. 15, the Bay Area has the worst air quality in the world. In this breaking news piece, we answer your most pressing questions about the smoke invading our communities, including Carlmont's response to canceling school and how you can help victims.

Camp Fire smoke burns sports schedules

Camp Fire smoke burns sports schedules

Mandy Hitchcock, Editor-in-Chief

November 13, 2018

Up north, desperate evacuees flee the flames. Down here, residents are under an unsaid house arrest while a thick smoke drapes over the Bay Area city skylines. The spark that would evolve to the deadliest wildfire in the state’s history began early last Thursday morning, Nov. 8, in Butte County...

Poor air quality continues to disrupt school sports

Poor air quality continues to disrupt school sports

Parker English, Staff Writer

October 18, 2017

Sports events at Carlmont High School were suddenly canceled Tuesday, Oct. 17 after air quality became too poor to play in. One of these cancellations was the girls' varsity tennis match, which had been scheduled to be played at 4 p.m. against Hillsdale High. Sophomore varsity singles player An...

North Bay fires smoke out campus activites

North Bay fires smoke out campus activites

Sarah Cheung and Joseph Gomez

October 17, 2017

Sarah Cheung and Joseph Gomez report on the impact that recent fires have had on the Carlmont campus.

Boys’ varsity water polo game canceled due to poor air quality

Boys’ varsity water polo game canceled due to poor air quality

Alexander English, Staff Writer

October 13, 2017

"Per the Superintendent - due to poor air quality from the fires up north, all outdoor activities need to be moved inside or canceled for the duration of today, Wednesday, Oct. 11," said Ralph Crame in an email that was sent around 1 p.m. on Wednesday. These cancellations included the postponement...

Plans for legalization of marijuana go up in smoke

Plans for legalization of marijuana go up in smoke

Rachel Borshchenko, Staff Writer

October 4, 2017

Some Bay Area residents’ wishes of buying marijuana legally are going up in smoke. In the November 2016 election, California residents voted to legalize marijuana for recreational use. Medical marijuana had been legal in California since 1996. With the year coming to a close, no major California city...

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