September 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

Introducing Ms. Campagnet-Reed, our New French Teacher

Teacher: Ms. Campagnet-Reed Room number: A146 What subject(s) do you teach: French 3, English/ELD, private language tutoring What is your favorite part about teaching?:  “My favorite parts of teaching include seeing students achieve those “aha” moments when they finally “get” how a certain element of the language works, and begin using it without thinking about it. I also love hearing my students take a verbal risk and speak French, even if it’s not perfect. I try to make them comfortable enough to do that.” What are your goals for this year?: My goals for this year are to help my…

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Presenting the new Spanish Teacher, Ms. Lara

Teacher: Ms. Lara Room nu mber: A143 Subjects: Spanish for Native Speakers, Spanish 3 for Non Native Speakers, Guided Studies Favorite part about teaching: “The interaction with the students and me being able to push their limits.” Goals for the year: “My goals are obviously to be the best teacher that I can be for my students so they can excel.” Why SMHS: “I love the spirit in the school. I think it’s a great school with a lot of resources for students and a lot of great opportunities.” Favorite cereal: “ My favorite cereal would be Captain Crunch.” Cats…

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Mr. Andruha, the new SMHS Mathematician

Name: Mr.Andruha Room Number: A237 Subject: Algebra 1, Geometry and Algebra Support Favorite part about teaching: “Helping kids, getting the ‘aha’ moment when they finally understand something.” Goals for this year: “Survive. Also make a name for myself here at school as someone that can help kids out and someone that understands the subject matter.” Why SMHS: “It’s a great school, it’s ranked as one of the top 250 schools in the nation. Its academically top-notch.” Favorite sports team: 49ers Favorite movie: A Beautiful Mind Favorite dance move: “Sitting down. I can’t dance.” Early bird or night owl: “Both. I…

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Anna Zheng Dances to the Top

While most of us were lounging lazily at home, enjoying the summer, senior Anna Zheng was off in Moscow, dancing her way through the summer months. Chosen as one of 13 American high school ballet dancers, Anna was selected as a finalist for the prestigious National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) and Bolshoi Way Program, hosted by the Russian American Foundation. The U.S. Department of State-sponsored program was founded in 2006 and gives some of the nation’s most accomplished high school dancers the opportunity to undergo intensive ballet training at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy in Russia, one of the…

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Welcoming the History Adventurer, Mr Herrera

What is your room number and what do you teach? A: “I’m in room A203 and I teach Social Studies Which is your favorite fast food restaurant? A: “Five guys burger, definitely.” Best dance moves? A:  “Salsa.” If you had a superpower, what would it be? A: “I want to be like Professor X: a super-genius psychic.” Favorite TV show? A: “Game of thrones.” Favorite part about teaching? A: “Seeing the kids succeed when they thought that they couldn’t.” What are your goals for the school year? A: “To get used to the bell schedule. I also need to learn and remember…

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Our New Grammar Slayer: Introducing, Miss Heyer

What is your room number and what do you teach? A: “I’m in room A205, and I teach English Language.”   Which is your favorite fast food restaurant? A: “In n out.”   Best dance moves? A: “Well, I don’t know… maybe dabbing since everybody does it.”   If you had a superpower, what would it be? A: “I would like the knowledge to speak every language in the world.”   Favorite TV show? A: “Narcos.”   Favorite part about teaching? A: “ I love getting to know the kids, to get to know their personalities and stories! It’s fun to see…

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Introducing, Miss Cobb, Geometry Wiz

What is your room number and subject?  A: “I’m in room A237, and I teach Geometry.”   Which is your favorite fast food restaurant? A:   “Chipotle.”   Best dance moves? A: “My favorite dance that I can do is with my husband is the Waltz.”   If you had a superpower, what would it be? A: “Maybe flying, but I don’t want a flight suit on.”   Favorite TV show? A: “Madam Secretary.”   Favorite part about teaching? A: “My favorite part about teaching is when at first I work with a student who doesn’t get a concept and then to see…

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SMHS Decodes Emojis!

Have you ever wondered what an emoji means? A friend texted you a bizarre string and you don’t know what to think? Well, we here at SMHS have taken on the challenge of decoding an actual string of emojis. Original link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tqdoLVcJ3SM Filmed and edited by Quinn Hughes Special Thanks: Walden Kidd Ben Kara Williams Drake Kapoor Caitlin Lim Ms. Kalinski Mohammed Al-Janaby Mr. Pirie

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New Teacher Mr. Rahman Joins the SMHS Community

Mr. Rahman teaches Biology, Applied Chemistry and Chemistry in room C010.   Favorite part about teaching? “The energy of my students.”   What are your goals for this year? “To integrate into San Mateo. This is my first year, so I really want to engage with the community. Also, they’re revising all of the science curriculum in Next Generation Science Standards, so one of my goals is to start to implement these Next Generation Science Standards in my teaching practice.”   Favorite sports team? “My quick response would be FC Barcelona.”   Why SMHS? “I went on a leave of…

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Meet the New Spanish Teacher, Mr. Moreno

Please welcome the new Spanish teacher, Federico Moreno! Profe. Moreno teaches Spanish 2 and AP Spanish Literature and Culture in room A147. Favorite part about teaching? “I think my favorite part is when I see my students get their ‘ah-ha!’ moment.” What are your goals for this year? “My goals for this year is to get through the year!” Moreno jokes. “My goals for this year is for all of my students to get to their next level, particularly my AP students, to do well in their AP test. As a person, I want to finish my second master’s degree.”…

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