Scot Scoop News

Local blood bank seeks more donors

Local blood bank seeks more donors

Emma Romanowsky, Staff Writer

May 1, 2018


Filed under News, Top News

Blood donor turnout is too low. In partnership with the Blood Centers of the Pacific, the Redwood City Public Library hosted a blood drive open to any community member over age 15.  But only ten percent of eligible donors showed up on April 24 despite the fact that blood is always in high demand...

Students express support through nationwide walkout

Students express support through nationwide walkout

Connor Lin, Staff Writer

March 15, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

Enough. Never again. These slogans, along with many posters, social media posts, and heartfelt messages, were spread throughout the Carlmont community in the weeks preceding a nationwide school walkout, which took place on March 14 at 10 a.m. Hundreds of Carlmont students joined the thousands...

Senator Dianne Feinstein lacks support of California Democratic Party in re-election

Senator Dianne Feinstein lacks support of California Democratic Party in re-election

Nina Heller, Staff Writer

March 7, 2018


Filed under News

U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein is seeking re-election to her fifth term in the U.S. Senate, but this time, she lacks the support of the California Democratic Party. At the annual convention of the California Democratic party that occurred on Feb. 26, only 37 percent of the delegates supported backin...

International Club promotes unity and mutual support

International Club promotes unity and mutual support

Taya Yakovenko, Staff Writer

February 26, 2018


Filed under Campus

International Club strives to help all international students to come together and feel welcomed at Carlmont by creating a friendly environment within the club. Club Adviser Jenny Lord said, “The students approached me about creating a club that would make sure that all newcomers received a war...

Caltrain Business Plan steams through with support

Caltrain Business Plan steams through with support

Justin Som, Staff Writer

February 5, 2018


Filed under News

On Feb. 1, the Joint Powers Board, which owns and operates the Caltrain rail system, approved the proposed Caltrain Business Plan. According to Caltrain, the approved plan will allow for them to enact "to identify a service model that supports long-term regional job and population growth, and surging...

Chemistry Club offers support to chemistry students

Chemistry Club offers support to chemistry students

Alena Ruhstaller, Staff Writer

January 24, 2018


Filed under Campus

Many Carlmont students struggle to decide which science classes to take their junior and senior year. The officers of Chemistry Club offer support to make the AP Chemistry course more manageable and are an additional resource for students taking the class. "The purpose of [Chemistry Club] is the...

Food for Fines garners community support

Food for Fines garners community support

Justin Som, Staff Writer

December 2, 2017


Filed under News

Belmont community members have been on the lookout for new ways to help fire victims. For some, the direct approach of driving over to the North Bay and participating in relief efforts may not be the easiest nor most efficient way to show support. The Belmont Library has provided an answer to this...

BTI Club provides extra support for BTI students

BTI Club provides extra support for BTI students

Nihal Karim, Staff Writer

November 21, 2017


Filed under Campus

The BTI Club provides BTI students with extra opportunities outside of class. The BTI Club is exclusive to members of the BTI program. Students who are passionate about science have a place where they can learn more about the science field. “The point of this club is to unite like-minded BTI stude...

S.O.S creates support for students

S.O.S creates support for students

Maya Benjamin, Staff Writer

October 9, 2017


Filed under Campus

Tuesday is the exception to the norm for freshmen. Unlike all the other students at Carlmont, freshmen have a special event every Tuesday that takes place during their history class: presentations from the Students Offering Support group or S.O.S. S.O.S has been a long-standing program at Carlmont. Started by Shelley Busta...

Protesters and lawyers show support at SFO

Protesters and lawyers show support at SFO

Sophie Penn, Segment Producer

January 30, 2017


Filed under ScotCenter, ScotCenter: News

Sophie Penn reports on the protest at San Francisco International Airport.

Finding money to support our school

Naomi Asrir, Staff Writer

April 9, 2014


Filed under Features, Student Perspective

With over 30 elective options, Carlmont High School does not lack class variety. Each spring, students of the Sequoia Union High School District meet with their appointed guidance counselors to discuss available classes for the coming year. Performing arts and career technical education courses are among t...

Scots support diabetes

Scots support diabetes

Miranda Irwin, Staff Writer

October 8, 2013


Filed under Campus

According to the American Diabetes Association, one in every 400 children and adolescents have diabetes and overall just over eight percent of the population in the United States. Diabetes is a metabolic disease in which the body is unable to produce any or enough insulin to control the glucose levels...

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