December 7, 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

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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New SMUHSD Superintendent Has New Plans for a New Year

The new superintendent of the San Mateo Union High School District plans to make high school a life-changing experience for students. “We want to be that institution that really changes kids’ lives and puts them on a trajectory where they can be super successful,” said Dr. Kevin Skelly, who has been working in education for over 30 years. The former teacher and principal previously worked as the interim superintendent of the Mountain View Whisman School District. Before that, he served as the Palo Alto Unified School District Superintendent for seven years. “I think the biggest goal is to make sure…

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Hill Bashes Board

(Photo Credit: the Redwood City Website) Strained relations between the San Mateo Union High School District Board of Trustees and the community have prompted State Senator Jerry Hill to call for a civil grand jury investigation of the board’s actions. “The lack of transparency and the disdainful attitude of some board members have eroded the public trust in this district.” “The lack of transparency and the disdainful attitude of some board members have eroded the public trust in this district,” Hill said at a board meeting on Jan. 15. The board has been grappling with two issues: the location of…

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2013-2014

Read issues from the 2013-2014 school year in an interactive, PDF format! October 2013 November 2013 December 2013 February 2014 March 2014 April 2014 May 2014

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2012-2013

Read issues from the 2012-2013 school year in an interactive, PDF format! September 2012 October 2012 November 2012 December 2012 January 2013 February 2013 March 2013 April 2013

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2012-2013: Seven four-year journalists to graduate

Read issues from the 2011-2012 school year in an interactive, PDF format!

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2011-2012: Website Wins Top Honors at Press Club

SMHS’s Journalism website took home top honors at the San Francisco Peninsula Press Club awards this month. In competition with 11 high schools on the Peninsula including traditional winners Gunn and Palo Alto, www.thebearcat.net swept the category, capturing a gold for Website Design and another gold for Website Content. On hand to accept the awards and pictured at left were Web Editor Jonathan Slowey and Editors in Chief Vikash Morar and Victoria Xiao. “It was great,” said Victoria. “I’m really proud of Jonathan. He did most of the work!”

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2011-2012: Print Issue Archive

Read issues from the 2011-2012 school year in an interactive, PDF format!

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2010-2011: Mateo Media Racks Up Awards

Mateo journalists pose with their awards. (Front page slider version.)

Once again, Mateo Media—specifically, Mateo Journalism—managed to rack up awards at the annual San Francisco Peninsula Press Club’s High School Journalism Awards on May 2, 2011.

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2010-2011: Print Issue Archive

Read issues from the 2010-2011 school year in an interactive, PDF format!

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