October 21, 2019

Bearcats Strike for Climate -

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

A Personal Account On Vaping -

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Girls Water Polo Resumes Winning Ways -

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Running into the 2019 season -

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

How Media Affects The Mind -

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Matilda Provides Hope -

Monday, October 14, 2019

Mock Trial: Murder Trials, New Captains, and Autonomous Vehicle Accidents -

Monday, October 14, 2019

SMHS Starts the Year Cellphone Free -

Monday, October 14, 2019

SMHS’ Boomwhacker Club -

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Questioning the Ethics of Unconventional Childbearing -

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Don’t Blame Video Games -

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Why Disney Won’t Stop Remaking Movies -

Thursday, October 10, 2019

The Versatility of Virtual Reality -

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Pondering Yondr -

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Mr. Shea: The Meme King -

Thursday, October 3, 2019

#AHistoryofBadBoycotts -

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Increased Regulation is Necessary for Homeschooling -

Thursday, August 29, 2019

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

Senator Jerry Hill Leaves a Supportive Mark at SMHS

Senator Hill signed an Ally Pledge, promising to be a supporter of the LGBTQI+ community's fight for equality.

California State Senator Jerry Hill visited San Mateo’s GSA on the morning of Friday, April 19, to see Ally Week and recognize the GSA’s efforts in making campus a LGBTQI-friendly place.

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GOP Visits SMHS

The Patriot Club of San Mateo, also referred to as the Young Republicans club, hosted a guest speaker during lunch on Tuesday, March 19: Luis Buhler, head of the Bay Area GOP and bayareagop.com. Buhler spoke to the club about the foundation of the Republican party and what the future holds for the presently troubled political group. “Currently, the GOP is in a process of self-examination and analysis,” he said. Buhler talked about the importance of young people and what Republican values appeal to them in particular. “There are four key things that affect young people: (1) education, (2) jobs,…

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Introduction on Gone Girl

The story starts when the sweet marriage of Nick and Amy Dunne ends as Amy went missing on the date of their fifth wedding anniversary, according to Goodreads. Nick, the town’s golden boy, is suspected to have murdered his beautiful and clever wife. Although Amy’s parents and the cops blame Amy’s disappearance on Nick, Margo, who is Nick’s twin sister, believes he is innocent. But if Nick didn’t do it, where did Amy go? Gone Girl, by Gillian Flynn, is welcomed by readers of all ages and stayed on the New York Times Bestseller list for eight weeks (it is…

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Star Craft 2: Heart of Swarms

Thrilling news for Star Craft fans: the extension pack of Star Craft, Heart of Swarms, was released on March 22. The expansion includes additional units and multiplayer changes from Wings of Liberty, the previous extension pack. As the second series of tribology of Star Craft 2, Heart of Swarms continues the campaign focusing on the race of Zerg. In this pack, Sarah Kelligan will start her bloody revenge on the supreme leader of Terran, Arcturus Mengsk. The game has 20 missions in the campaign, and continues the story after Wings of Liberty. According to Blizzard’s 2011 Blizz conference, Heart of the…

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Girl’s Varsity Softball Season Off to a Great Start

The varsity softball league started off strong last Wednesday, March 20 with a 5-1 victory against Menlo Atherton. Then, on Friday march 22 they crushed South City 10-1. With five freshmen on varsity this year, they are full of young talent. Freshman “I feel so accomplished being able to make both varsity soccer and softball this year. I think we’re pretty good this year. Our strongest suit is probably our defense, but we need to practice our hitting,” said Taylor Doi. So far, the varsity softball team is off to a great start that will hopefully continue throughout the entire…

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Boys’ Tennis Team Update

The boys’ tennis team has been progressing finely with practices and games. Their season ends mid-April, but until then, they will still face off with other schools, both in and out of the San Mateo Union High School District. The next few home games are against Aragon on April 9th, Mills on April 16th, and Burlingame on April 18th, all starting at 4:00 p.m. Come and support them!   Recent scores: March 4th Oceana 7-0 March 5th Woodside 4-3 March 7th Aragon 2-4 March 12th Menlo-Atherton 0-7 March 14th Mills 3-4 March 19th Burlingame 3-4   Keep it up, bearcats!

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Beat: 1st Annual Nancy Cordero Walk-A-Thon

Students, parents, and teachers honored Nancy Cordero and raised money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society in the First Annual Nancy Cordero Walk-A-Thon on Saturday, March 16. The event took place on campus, which was decorated with posters, streamers, and balloons in pink and purple. Volunteers arrived at eight in the morning to decorate the path students, teachers, administrators and their families walked around. Posters said things like “Live Like Nancy” and “The participants also wore purple t-shirts and wristbands as they walked around the school. “Thanks to the amazing Bearcat family, which included students and teachers. The Nancy Walk…

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Students Take Their Files Everywhere with Dropbox Mobile

Many students around campus use the online storage website Dropbox to organize their files and keep them available on the Cloud. Dropbox has already been established as a very popular website for file storage and ease of access, but what some students aren’t aware of is that Dropbox also has a mobile app so you can access your files anywhere. With the versatility of Dropbox now in the palm of your hands, students can take their homework with them anywhere, without the need of a bulky laptop or any other writing utensils. Students can easily access their files on the…

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Upcoming-March 2013

The month of March is featuring exciting new album releases by a diverse group of artists and bands. Justin Timberlake’s big comeback album “The 20/20 Experience” comes out today. On March 26th, there will be a major triple release by music biggies like indie rock band “The Strokes”, pop rock group “One Republic”, and hip hop genius Will.i.am. Their respective albums will are titled “Comedown Machine”, “Native”, and “Willpower”. March is going to be a huge month for music, so grab your albums before they sell out!

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2013 DREAM Summer Internship

In a couple of months the air will get a little warmer and all over California students will be leaving school to take a well-needed and deserved summer vacation. Many students begin planning for their vacations months before to get prepared for a summer full of memories. For others, summer is a chance to catch up on schoolwork and get ahead. Looking for something productive to do this summer? Internships, which are offered by employers to potential employees, give undergraduates an opportunity to work for a limited period of time. These internships vary; some are an amazing experience that could…

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