November 19, 2018

An amazing year for the wrestling team -

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

My Experience at the Women’s March -

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

El Regreso Del Racismo -

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Parkland Shooting -

Friday, March 2, 2018

California Flu Crisis -

Friday, March 2, 2018

‘Rapping’ Up the Grammy Awards -

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

¿Cuál Será el Futuro de DACA? -

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Marcus Peters traded to the Rams -

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

2018 Upcoming Movies -

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Instagram-Worthy Desserts of San Francisco -

Monday, February 26, 2018

Upcoming Season of Baseball -

Monday, February 26, 2018

Black History Month -

Saturday, February 24, 2018

The Black Panther Review -

Friday, February 23, 2018

The Destructive Culture of Social Media -

Friday, February 23, 2018

Badminton season launches into action! -

Friday, February 23, 2018

LimeBike Takes Over! -

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

All Star Weekend Highlights -

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Chinese New Year Brought to SMHS -

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

San Mateo Volleyball Season Kicks Off -

Friday, February 16, 2018

The Van Jones Show:Jay-Z -

Friday, February 16, 2018

SMHS Reaches 105,000 LBS in 2016 Canned Food Drive

Ethan Low, Aleen Ghanem, Kazuki Fukada and Connor Giffin (From left to right) are working to end hunger in San Mateo county by collecting cans of food at SMHS

Every holiday season, San Mateo High holds one of the largest Canned Food Drives in the nation. The 2016 drive took place from November 10 to November 28 and the goal was to collect 100,000 pounds. This year, SMHS raised 104,369 pounds, beating the goal.

Every year, tutorial classes compete for which class can raise the largest amount of pounds. This year, Ms. Moore’s tutorial took first place, with a total of 6106.19 pounds. In second place, Ms. Pappas with a total of 4887.26 pounds. Mr. Ikeda was third place, with 4597.55 pounds. Fourth place was Mr. Pirie, with 4507.38 pounds, and fifth place was Ms. Seebode, with 4480 pounds.

All of the donations from the drive went to the 2nd Harvest Food Bank and the Samaritan House. The donations help make large contributions to San Mateo County, where according a 2014 study from kidsdata.org, the rate of children living in food insecure houses is 16.1 percent in San Mateo.

Ms. Cowey, who teaches Leadership, is in charge of the CFD. She, like many others, are very pleased with the 2016 results. “We are incredibly grateful for your support of this year’s Food and Fund Drive. There are so many people to thank for the great results this year. Thanks to all of you for all you did to help so many,” said Ms. Cowey.

Mallorie Jenne, sophomore, was one of the many Bearcats who participated in the drive. “I think we did a good job this year in the Canned Food Drive, since we reached our goal this year. It feels good knowing that my donations in the drive are helping someone in need,”said Mallorie.

Overall, the 2016 Canned Food Drive was a success. SMHS beat its goal once again and will hopefully continue to do so in the future.

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