November 24, 2017

FC Barcelona’s Shaky Future -

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Gordon Hayward Injured -

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Mrs. Tribuzi, Dance Teacher Extraordinaire -

Monday, October 30, 2017

theSkimm: The Millennial Generation of News -

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Cross Country Runs into the 2017 Season -

Sunday, October 22, 2017

Should You Attend the Women’s Marches? -

Sunday, October 22, 2017

Bearcats Blown Away by Chalk Fest -

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

The New Tardy Policy Pilot Is Over -

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

SMHS Chalk Fest is an Instant Successes -

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Chalk Fest is Shaping Up Well This Year -

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Boys Volleyball Season Comes to a Close -

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Bearcat Chefs Compete in Nacho Contest -

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Bearcat Invitational Track Meet a Huge Success -

Monday, May 8, 2017

Concert Band Prepares for Spring Concert -

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Students: “Beware the Banality of a Busy Life” -

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Roger Federer Proves he is the GOAT -

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Coach John Tells Us About Boys Tennis -

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Olaiha Fonua and His Friend Perform at Green Week -

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Eureka, We Built It! -

Thursday, April 20, 2017

International Week Celebrates Diversity -

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

  • Mrs. Tribuzi, Dance Teacher Extraordinaire

         Dressed in silver tap shoes and yoga pants, Mrs. Tribuzi can almost always be found in the dance studio, leading stretch warm-ups or teaching a new dance routine to her students. Mrs. Tribuzi has been teaching dance at San Mateo High for the past 14 years since 2003. A talented and dedicated instructor, she is the teacher behind the annual spring dance concert, Mateo Motion, as well as the choreography in some of San Mateo High School’s shows. But how much do you really know about Robyn Tribuzi?      A Bay Area native, Mrs. Tribuzi grew up in South…

  • theSkimm: The Millennial Generation of News

    News. It has a lot to do with society nowadays, with the word fake news being thrown around. With the era of smartphones, social media, internet comes the uncertainty of credible news. Real journalists and reporters have had their reputations questioned while websites with twisted facts have been spreading through everyone’s media feeds. Rarely any of the young generation spend their time skimming the pages of Bloomberg, New York Times, Washington Post and maybe not even CNN. Nobody has time to research about every topic. Luckily, there is a reliable source called theSkimm. theSkimm was developed by two young women,…

  • Cross Country Runs into the 2017 Season

    They run many miles every day, preparing for the next competition. This small handful of athletes, exercising patience and endurance, runs the lengthy and sometimes unruly terrain. They are the 2017 San Mateo High School Cross Country team and the starter’s gun has fired on their new season. The team is led by veteran coach, Ed Riley who is entering his twelfth year with SMHS. “When I got into coaching, I never thought I’d coach Cross Country because I never ran Cross Country. I only ran track, but I ran it all year long, so I was always running. It’s…

  • Should You Attend the Women’s Marches?

    History was made on January 21, 2017. With an estimate of 4.2 million attendees in the United States, according to The Washington Post, the Women’s March on Washington was the single largest one-day protest in American History.  Many considered the march to be a “success”, since there was a large crowd in comparison to President Trump’s inauguration crowds. However, even in the first march in January, some still questioned its effect. Now, after the events in Charlottesville, Women’s Marches are reconvening around the country, multiple taking place in nearby locations, such as San Francisco and Oakland. The new marches raise…

  • SMHS Chalk Fest is an Instant Successes

    Students and staff enjoy Chalk Fest movie posters during passing period. Chalk Fest is a 2 and a half hour process where students express their creative artistic talent through chalk painted scenes.

Features

theSkimm: The Millennial Generation of News

Oct 28, 2017

News. It has a lot to do with society nowadays, with the word fake news being thrown around. With the era of smartphones, social media, internet comes the uncertainty of credible news. Real journalists and reporters have had their reputations questioned while websites with twisted facts have been spreading through everyone’s media feeds. Rarely any of the young generation spend their time skimming the pages of Bloomberg, New York Times, Washington Post and maybe not even CNN. Nobody has time to research about every topic. Luckily, there is a reliable source called theSkimm. theSkimm was developed by two young women,…

Should You Attend the Women’s Marches?

Oct 22, 2017

History was made on January 21, 2017. With an estimate of 4.2 million attendees in the United States, according to The Washington Post, the Women’s March on Washington was the single largest one-day protest in American History.  Many considered the march to be a “success”, since there was a large crowd in comparison to President Trump’s inauguration crowds. However, even in the first march in January, some still questioned its effect. Now, after the events in Charlottesville, Women’s Marches are reconvening around the country, multiple taking place in nearby locations, such as San Francisco and Oakland. The new marches raise…

Patent Battle Closed for CRISPR

Mar 30, 2017

  Looks like UC Berkeley beat out Harvard and MIT in a patent battle over a new gene splicer. Crispr-Cas9 is a new and cheap genome editing tool, more accurate than previous tools for editing DNA. A patent legal battle over the tool has been now going on ever since 2012 but on February 15, 2017, US Patent and Trademark Office(USPTO) ruled that the applications filed by the UC Berkeley team to be different than the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard. The Broad Institute’s use of CRISPR-Cas9 systems in eukaryotic cells, such as human cells, was ruled by the…

The International Food Fair has something for Everybody

Mar 30, 2017

  Hundreds of students enjoyed the mouthwatering food at the International Food Fair on the Spirit Lawn recently, helping nine clubs earn money for their activities. “One of my favorite parts of the food fair is how many options you had to choose from” said Brandon Lee, a ninth grader. The clubs served numerous kinds of food, including sweet bread, lumpia, chow mein, egg tarts, and churros. “It’s great because there’s something for everyone” said Brandon. “I’ve tried the churros that the Sophomore class council was serving, and even though they were from Costco, they were really good,” said Brandon. Many…

Sports

Gordon Hayward Injured

The 2017 NBA offseason has been one of the craziest ones yet. It is a time for teams to purchase essential players for their squad. Some of the biggest names in the game have been traded this offseason such as Paul George, Carmelo Anthony, Kyrie Irving, Chris Paul, Isaiah Thomas, and Gordon Hayward. The NBA draft is also a way for teams in pull in new, promising players for building their franchise. Many players who are predicted to be stars on a new team get injured in the beginning of their season, causing them to miss whole season.   One…

Cross Country Runs into the 2017 Season

They run many miles every day, preparing for the next competition. This small handful of athletes, exercising patience and endurance, runs the lengthy and sometimes unruly terrain. They are the 2017 San Mateo High School Cross Country team and the starter’s gun has fired on their new season. The team is led by veteran coach, Ed Riley who is entering his twelfth year with SMHS. “When I got into coaching, I never thought I’d coach Cross Country because I never ran Cross Country. I only ran track, but I ran it all year long, so I was always running. It’s…

Roger Federer Proves he is the GOAT

Roger Federer has become a household name in the past decade and there is no surprise why. His unmatched record of 18 Grand Slam wins and sustained dominance in the tennis world make it difficult to deny that he is the greatest tennis player of all time. Of all the G.O.A.T.s in sports, few have the savoir faire and staying power as Federer. Federer plays with distinctive style and approach to the game that appear only slightly refined from when he first became a top 100 player in professional tournament, at age 18. Even at 35, he is still incredibly…

Coach John Tells Us About Boys Tennis

The Tennis team this year is made up of mostly freshmen and sophomores, so what do you think the team needs to do to be successful, especially when playing older, more experienced opponents? With this young team, the success and strength are already there, as all the players are accomplishing the fundamentals of tennis, executing strategies, learning from losses and improving from wins, and being courageous and believing in your shots in close games. Playing older players generally means that they will be better than the younger players, but this will help the athlete improve. What strengths does the team…