November 22, 2019

SMHS Mateobotics Gears Up for the Season -

Thursday, November 14, 2019

The Leap from High School to College Sports -

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Mateo Comes up Short: 2019 Little Big Game -

Thursday, November 14, 2019

The Master of Self-Deprecating Humor -

Thursday, November 14, 2019

How Old is “Too Old” for Trick-or-Treating? -

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

We Need to Get Serious About Shootings -

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

How Boyan Slat Is Helping Solve The Great Pacific Garbage Patch -

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Youtube’s Yankovic turned Chinese TikTok Star: Bart Baker -

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

#TeamTrees -

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Varsity Football -

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

CA Bill Pushes School Start Times Back -

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Why the Empire Strikes Back is the best Star Wars movie -

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Pros and Cons of Energy Drinks -

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Movies to Watch during Halloween -

Tuesday, November 12, 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

Chamber Choir Carols to the Elderly

The Chamber Choir composed of both San Mateo and Burlingame High School students caroled away at Atria, an assisted living center in Burlingame, on December 17. Singing songs from the past classical concert along with traditional holiday carols, the choir students took their final exam, making the elderly smile at the same time. The nineteen dedicated students brought the Christmas cheer and raised holiday spirits with their spectacular voices.

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Como Los Padres Y Los Niños Interactúan Sobre Facebook

Dejando la infancia podría ser uno de los momentos más temidos en la vida de los adolescentes. Cuando uno es pequeño, eso es todo lo que esperamos, aprender a trabajar, aprender a conducir y tomar situaciones con mucha responsabilidad. Pero la realidad es que todos deben de aprender a tener orgullo en todos los casos de la vida. Los adolescentes varones son menos propensos que las niñas a tener una conversación personal con sus padres o guardianes. Usted puede estar pensando que todo esto es acerca de las situaciones de la vida real, pero todo esto tiene que ver con…

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The iPad Mini Has Better Software in a Smaller Package

Apple released its latest product last month when it released the iPad mini. The iPad mini is the latest addition to the iPad family, but it is the smallest and lightest model up to date. The iPad mini was released on November 2, 2012 and it can be bought in white and black, just like the other iPads. The iPad mini weighs half as much as the iPad 2 and less than half as much as the original iPad. It costs $329 for 16 GB, compared to the $399 it costs to get a 16 GB iPad 2. Though it…

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Eat & Explore: The Return

The Culinary Criticism Club (CCC) will return next semester after quite the hiatus. Be prepared for frequent trips to the county’s newest and brightest restaurants.

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“Les Miserables” Featuring on Christmas Day

Don’t have anything exciting planned for Christmas day? Check out the highly anticipated thrilling drama, “Les Miserables”.  The already popular musical is back and it will be big. You can expect  Hollywood biggies like Hugh Jackman who will be playing Jean Valjean and Anne Hathaway who will play Fantine to bring the characters to life .  The big screen adaptation is expected to be as amazing as the Broadway phenomenon, so you won’t want to miss out.

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Buy A Christmas Tree & Do Good At the Same Time

Don’t buy your Christmas tree from any random store. There is a way to get your favorite Christmas tree and help other as well. “Buying your tree can make a difference,” the Kiwanis Club says, and it’s true. From San Carlos to Gilroy, you can subsidize local high school athletics programs, help college scholarship programs, and purchase supplies for schools when you buy a tree at their lots or farms. Check out the local organizations and see how your dollars can serve a dual purpose—get a tree for Christmas and let the proceeds support for others. Some tree sale locations…

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San Mateo County Libraries Accepting Food for Fines

Do you have library fines? Don’t worry, San Mateo library accepting can food for fines. Right now, your canned food can serve two purposes: helping Second Harvest Food Bank, and paying off your fine away. What a great deal? Throughout all of December, all 12 branches of the San Mateo library system will discharge overdue fines for those who bring back their borrowed materials accompanied by any amount of canned food. Just stop by during regular library hours with your donation and your library fines and fees will be waived. All collected food is donated to the Second Harvest Food Bank. “There is…

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Chamber Choir Goes Caroling

The Chamber Choir, comprised of San Mateo and Burlingame’s most talented choir members, sang at the San Mateo City’s tree lighting in downtown San Mateo last Friday night, December 7. Led by choir teacher, Mr. Reifschneider, the chamber singers belted out holiday tunes in the heart of San Mateo in front of their largest audience thus far. This was the first time the Chamber Choir did a performance of this nature.

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Epigenetics: A Possible Explanation for Homosexuality?

Of course this isn’t something going into textbooks just yet, but scientists have looked into epigenetics, the study of gene expression and phenotypes, as a possible explanation for homosexuality. To summarize the study published in The Quarterly Review of Biology, scientists from University of California Santa Barbra and Uppsala University in Sweden are looking at things called epi-marks, or “switches” that control the expression of certain genes. They can control things like testosterone levels in the fetus. The epi-marks also can control how much of the gene is expressed. The study found that epi-marks are typically “erased” from generation to…

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Art Department and Art Club

The Art Club is continuing its art history focus. Visit the club at Ms. Yapp’s classroom in C107 next week on Tuesday to learn about a new style or period of art, as well as doing an project for that theme. The Art Department is also preparing for the school’s art show, which will be in March. Several contests are also going on, so stay tuned for announcements of Bearcat winners!

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