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

Which Jobs are in Demand?

Even though the unemployment rate in the U.S is 5.5 percent, there are numerous jobs that are in demand and growing tremendously. For SMHS seniors and anyone looking into college and thinking about what he or she wants to do in the future, this might be something for you to consider. According to the US News and World Report, 25.4 percent of teenagers are unemployed. This list can give you an idea of what careers you would be interested in. Our college paths also will affect what our career will be. This list is made from statistics gathered by the United States…

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Holidays Change as We Mature

We all change. Change is a natural part of growing up, and we all grow up some time or another. As the holidays are coming up, I have noticed that the way I look at them has changed. Teenage years are when children change into adults, and that means that childish opinions change into adult ones. Growing up is an exciting and sad part of life, and it allows us to look back on our past and learn from it. All this growing up leaves us with a question. How have we changed? When I was a younger, I used…

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Everything Pumpkin Spice

Leaves are turning orange, brown and red, and the pumpkin spice latte has arrived. Last year the pumpkin spice craze had just begun. People of all ages were obsessed with the trend. This year; however, the trend has been taken to a whole new level. Pumpkin spice is no longer all about the lattes, it is in everything! From oreos to air freshener to dog treats, pumpkin spice has taken over this fall. There is a variety of pumpkin spice flavored, scented, and looking items that have been invented specifically for this season. It seems that almost every brand of…

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Career Conversations: George Salet

A Conversation with George Salet You have been plumbing for over 30 years. Does plumbing ever get boring? Not really. It is always different. Today you’re doing this, the next day, it’s something else. And you can do all sorts of things since there are different types of plumbing. What are the different types of plumbing? Service and repair guys are the ones that come to your house, construction plumbers are the ones who put the pipes and bathrooms in for new houses and commercial plumbers are the ones who put pipes in for factories. What did your path look…

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Foreign Exchange Student Ana Rodero-Paredes

  What do you like about SMHS so far? “I really like the high school because in Spain the high schools are very different from here. We only go to high school to study. You know we don’t have sports inside the high school or clubs. So, yeah I really like that.” What was your first impression of Americans and what is it now? “I’ve came to America before doing the exchange. I thought Americans were nice-I mean, I didn’t think that I was gonna meet rude people or something like that. I thought that they were gonna be nice….

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Swedish Soccer Enthusiast Noa Mandorf

What do you like about SMHS so far? “It’s not too much homework.” How is SMHS different from your school back home? Are you more challenged in Sweden? “No, no, no! Like when I came to middle school, it was hella much homework. In Sweden I had like nothing for 2 weeks.” Do you play an instrument? “No. I tried to learn guitar, but no.” Do you participate in any extracurriculars? “I play football. I did play soccer before I went here and I play for Peninsula United.” Are you looking to go to college in America? “I don’t know….

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The Life of a Firefighter

  Imagine waking up in the middle of the night to a ringing bell, signalizing that there is someone in danger. Many people don’t realize what kind of training these men and women go through to become firefighters. Believe it or not, the career of a firefighter can start as early as the age of 14. Some people choose to be part of an Explorer Program with a local fire station that offers this option. In this program, future firefighters between the ages of 14-21 get first hand experience, and are introduced to life as a firefighter. After high school,…

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Feel The Peace

Peace Week was held from Oct. 5 through 9 here at San Mateo High School with lots of activities to celebrate and promote peace. Each of the five days had it’s own theme. The first day of Peace Week was Monday, the day of Hope. Tie-dye T-shirts and peace pins went on sale in the middle of the quad. There was also face painting and peace themed music. Tuesday was the day of Unity. The whole school worked together to create a mural of everyone’s handprint with different colored paints. Wednesday was the day of Happiness. Poly club performed their…

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Troubles of a Bearcat

 

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Kimberly Cano Avena: Life After High School

What year did you graduate? 2014   Where are you now? I am in the happiest time of my life right now, I got married on October 2nd, 2015 to the love of my life, who supported and pushed me throughout middle and high school. We’ve been together for 6 years. Also, my entire family is really healthy, I am healthy, everyone is doing great. I go to Skyline College in San Bruno, which is wonderful, and I am currently living with my husband, Victor Avena, in a house in San Francisco.   What do you enjoy? I enjoy traveling…

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