September 25, 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

The Ultimate Decision: Are iPhones or Androids Better?

With the new iPhone 7 just released, people are abuzz with the long-asked question: “Which is better, iPhone or Android?” Let’s start off with the basics. IPhones run on iOS, while Android phones run on, of course, Android (the latest version is Android 7.0 Nougat). Android phones focus on Google’s applications, such as Gmail, Google Search, Google Play and others. Apple has its own set of applications, including iTunes, Safari, Maps and more. While Google Play is as well-known as Apple’s App Store, it often features apps later. “It’s not nearly as bad as it used to be, but developers…

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Gene Wilder: Forever in our Hearts

Some know him as Gene Wilder, but many of us know and treasure his memory as Willy Wonka. A prominent comedian and actor, Gene Wilder (born as Jerome Silberman) recently passed away in his home at Stamford, Conn., on August 29 due to complications of Alzheimer’s disease. He was 83. According to his family, Wilder had Alzheimer’s disease for three years, but kept it a secret within his family. “The decision to wait until this time to disclose his condition wasn’t vanity, but more so that the countless young children that would smile or call out to him ‘there’s Willy…

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Enter the Student Art Contest!

  Share your creativity through art! Enter the Student Art Contest! Your artwork could be featured on the official CSEA holiday card. The contest is held by the California School Employees Association (CSEA), a school employee union. The theme for this year’s contest is “Favorite Winter Holiday Activity.” Winning entries will be awarded prizes! “It’s exciting when you win and you have an opportunity to have your work published,” Ms. Yapp, San Mateo High School’s art teacher, says. “It’s something you can put on your list of accomplishments that you can be proud of.” Emma Luong, a passionate SMHS art…

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Batman turns Badman

  The greatly anticipated film, Batman V. Superman Dawn of Justice, came out on the 25th of March. DC comic fans purchased their tickets a month in advance for the sold out opening night feature, and the Dawn of Justice movie made 170 million dollars the opening weekend. The movie started with a saddening flashback of the murder of Batman’s parents, followed by Bruce Wayne visiting their coffins in the present, along with a Superman rescuing Lois Lane at a Middle Eastern compound. Batman’s hate for Superman starts with a giant air raid of an alien ship destroying a city…

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Mateo Motion Coming April 29

Along with it’s top-notch biotechnology programs, amazing musicals and excellent academics, San Mateo has a one-of-a-kind dance program. Dance is one of the most popular and enjoyable electives among the students. “Dance means everything to me,” said Alyssa Sims, “The choreography is amazing and I love my teacher and classmates.” Teacher Ms. Tribuzi works hard to push her dancers to be the best they can be, particularly before a performance. “I always want my dancers to be in good shape for Mateo Motion” which is coming April 29, she said. The annual dance show showcases the talents of students from…

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Kanye’s Ego is His Success

           It’s not new that Kanye west’s ego has been severely inflated to the point of being obnoxious. Although Mr West’s personality and ego is irritating and over the top, it could be the key to his success.           Throughout the years, he has compared himself to revolutionary men like Steve Jobs and Walt Disney. He even went as far as to draw similarities between himself and God and Jesus Christ. A bold example of this was Kanye’s “The Passion of Kanye West” cover on the Rolling Stone magazine. His arrogant pride…

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Bieber Fever is Back! (Purpose Tour Review)

“The most exciting moment of my entire human existence was when Justin walked on stage,” said freshmen, Drew Svensson. After a long two years of hiatus following his arrest in 2014, Beliebers are finally able to see their idol on stage . Justin Bieber has made quite a comeback this year. After devoting his time to becoming a better human being for his own sake and the sake of his fans, Justin Bieber came out with his new album, Purpose on November 13th, 2015 featuring 18 amazing songs including the hits: Sorry, What Do You Mean? and Love Yourself. Four…

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Choir Takes Top Honors in New Orleans

The San Mateo and Burlingame combined Choirs swept the prestigious New Orleans Heritage Festival this month, winning multiple awards including a Gold Medal First Place, Adjudicators’ Award, and an Outstanding Choral Group award for the Chamber Singers; a Maestro Soloist award for sophomore Abhaya Krishnan-Jha; and a Gold Medal Second Place for the Combined Concert Choirs. Led by Choir Director Shawn Reifschneider and Assistant Director and Pianist Don Harper, the group traveled to The Big Easy March 17-20 along with six parent chaperones and BHS Assistant Principal Terry Lien. Besides competing in the festival, choir members got to hear the legendary Preservation Hall Jazz…

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Rainy Day Spotify Playlist

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Get Your Groove on For International Week

Get ready to see the various ethnicities of San Mateo High School during International Week. Over the week of March 21, Leadership will be hosting the week long event of presenting  dances, attire, and music of the cultural clubs at our school.  However, International Week week will not include the annual International Food Fair which will be held on March 11. “I think it’s pretty cool because you get to see different aspects of different cultures,” says sophomore Gabriela Reyes. International Week organizers Alejandro Alvarez and Marjorie Miranda say, “It unites the school and everybody gets to see dances from…

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