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

The New Sat Will Determine Your Future

The SAT is the key to success in a high school student’s career. The College Admission Exam demonstrates what students have learned throughout high school, and how ready they are to go to college. This year, The College Board made some changes to the usual SAT. Students have until January 2016 to take the old SAT. Starting March 2016, the new SAT will be administered. The goals is to make the Sat more straightforward. Many are comparing the New SAT to the ACT, which has often been seen as the more fair exam, because it follows closely what students have learned…

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Mobile Kangaroo Fixes Bearcats Phones

I received my first phone in fifth grade and throughout middle school and high school I have done the unthinkable: breaking my phone. But, so far I have always fixed it at a place called Mobile Kangaroo. This is a phone repair shop in San Mateo and I have been there to fix my phone about ten times in only a couple years. But, it isn’t just any repair shop because they have always been able to satisfy my needs and tell me exactly what went wrong instead of just taking my money. My first trip to Mobile Kangaroo was…

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No One Cares About Presidents’ Day

Presidents’ Day is a US holiday meant to commemorate past presidents and celebrate the birthdays of George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. We all appreciate the day off, but do people really celebrate the federally enforced holiday? President’s Day is one of many overlooked, seemingly unimportant holidays that Americans don’t really care about or understand. The day is meant to honor George Washington and Abraham Lincoln’s Birthdays. It is the third Monday of every February, which is between both of their birthdays every year- February 12th, 1809  and February 22nd, 1732. This year, Presidents’ Day is February 15th. On this holiday,…

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New Years Resolutions Being Resolved

Each year millions of people make resolutions to get into shape or eat healthy in order to make the upcoming year the best possible. Whether it’s a gym membership or a diet plan, people commit to goals to better themselves. Nearly 75% of people commit to their goal for about a week but only 46% still pursue their goal 6 months into the new year according to health.com. According to health.com the top 10 most popular resolutions are to lose weight, to stay in touch with old friends or family, quit smoking, save money, take on less stressful activities, to…

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Design Thinking Club Takes Flight

Design Thinking Club at San Mateo High studies the design thinking process used for business innovation and they apply the process to different workshops and challenges. Zion Shih, junior, is the president of Design Thinking Club and Ms.Cintas is the club adviser. “I have always and still do enjoy inventing and creating things, and I wanted to share my passion,” said Zion. “My middle school, Bayside, really emphasized STE(A)M and Design Thinking.” Design Thinking is a methodology innovators use to create products their users will enjoy. The design thinking process are the steps one takes to reach their goal of…

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It’s a New Year, But is it a New You?

The beginning of a new year is always exciting. The winds of change are blowing, and they allow room for us to start fresh and begin on a clean slate. Many of us like to make New Year’s Resolutions, or goals for the year. Others of us have given up on making resolutions because they always fall through after a few months. New Year’s Resolutions are notorious for failing, but why? And how can we make make them work? New Year’s Resolutions often fail because we make too many. When you make one or two resolutions that you are fully…

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Suspicious Free Wifi

     If you’ve gone to San Francisco, you may have noticed that certain areas have free wifi, called #SFWiFi. Free wifi makes me super #suspicious. I am literally so convinced that the free wifi is not as innocent as it seem. When an establishment has free wifi, it makes sense because free wifi will increase business. In fact, I love when places have free wifi, just not an entire city.             People are so excited by the free wifi, that they don’t even realize how sketchy it actually is. It’s like people forgot about the fact that the NSA goes…

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Our CFD is the Best!

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Career Conversations: Michael Chin

What do you do as a physical therapist? I work in a sports orthopaedic center, so I work mainly with muscles, bones and joints. I see injuries as small as ankle sprains up to things like post-op knee replacements. I work on injuries through manual therapy or therapeutic exercise. What is manual therapy? Manual therapy is anything I can do with my hands to help with pain or mobility. For example, if the knee isn’t moving very well, I can do a mobilization of the knee or kneecap. What is the therapeutic exercise component? We design a sort of “exercise…

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SMHS Band’s Trip to Hawaii

Everyone is preparing for the winter season and all of its events, but the San Mateo High School Music Department is preparing for something else.           Over the spring break of 2016, our music department will represent our school in Hawaii, competing with bands from around the country in a grand, week-long festival. Band members will have that time to explore and sulk in paradise.         There is an amazing amount of activities in store for our bearcat musicians. Our bearcats will be treated to luaus, exclusive tours, dances and much more. All in all, the entire week is one huge…

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