September 25, 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

Dressing For Spirit Week

Make sure to participate in spirit week this week! Monday, pajama day, Tuesday, dapper day, Thursday, sports, and Friday, crazy orange and black.

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Gender Neutral GRID Debuts at San Mateo

For the first time at San Mateo High School, the GRID Court to be announced Saturday night will be gender neutral. Increasingly popular in the U.S., gender neutral homecoming courts do not differentiate between boys and girls, but ask students to vote without considering gender. Seventeen nominees—ten boys and seven girls—were chosen by the senior class and the entire student body selected eight winners. These top eight vote-getters will all be announced as this year’s GRID Royalty, with no special recognition for those who receive the most votes. “They all win,” said Sophia Jaro, junior and a member of the…

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Bearcat Programmers Hack Education

While most of us were sleeping in, several Bearcats were coding during the wee hours of Saturday and Sunday morning this past weekend at HackingEDU, a local hackathon. “A friend of mine is an excellent programmer, coder and hacker,” said Alex Sung, junior, who attended. “He’s so into coding so I thought maybe I could give coding a try and experience new things.” Referring to organized gatherings where programmers code under a time constraint, hackathons have grown in popularity as places for programmers of all levels. “The experience, the learning and definitely the ability to meet such talented people are…

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California Drought

We are entering the fourth year of this California drought. This drought is on track to be one of the worse in our state’s history. This drought is causing great harm to our environment and farmers, ranchers and farm workers. This is also harming our water supplies greatly. Animals and fish that depend on these water supplies are affected too. Our state government has taken control of the situation. The Department of Water Resources (DWR) and the U.S Bureau of Reclamation have joined up with the State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) to form a Real-Time Drought Operations…

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Fall is here!

Christopher Napoles (9) Favorite part of fall?: My favorite part about fall is Halloween. What do you do on Halloween?: I sometimes go trick-or-treating. Trick or treat?: Trick, for sure. Any traditions in the fall?: I play football with my friends and go to my friend’s house for the holidays. Jose Ontiveros (10) Fave part of fall?: My favorite part about fall is that my birthday will be turnt. What do you do on Halloween?: This year I’m going trick-or-treating or to homecoming this year. Trick or treat?: I’m not sure. Any traditions in fall?: I don’t have any family…

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Nice Work If You Can Get It: Winter Musical Auditions

    Dominique DeFelice (left) and Cal Dooley (right), both juniors, practice their songs for the winter musical auditions. The winter musical, Nice Work If You Can Get It, held auditions from Oct. 26 to Oct. 30. The musical, which will be performed next semester from Jan. 29 to Feb. 6, 2016, is about a happy, go-lucky millionaire who collides with a sassy bootlegger on the eve of his wedding.  

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Celebrating the 2015 Peace Week

San Mateo is a place where we respect our peers and our teachers. We appreciate what we have and we show support to the people we care about. Peace Week, is a week symbolizing the love at San Mateo.         Peace Week took place from 10/5 to 10/9. There were many different activities everyday of the week. They were: Monday Hope Tie-dye T-shirts were sold and almost sold out. Pins were sold as well. Some students did facepaint. Tuesday Unity Tie-dye shirts and pins were sold. The hand mural where the school dipped their hands in paint and printed their…

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Spreading SMHS Love

It has been a peaceful week for SMHS students this year. Love was one of the themes of the week and students were getting ready for the “cinnamon roll hug” to show their love for each other.

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Lady Bearcats Bring The Action

  Our lady bearcats are jumping into action for an all new season of intensive volleyball. These girls have been practicing for weeks. Although their first game was cancelled, they are still hyped up to what they got this year. For a lot of new players this is there first time playing. Freshman, Jada Walker joined the JV volleyball team “because it’s fun and I have always wanted to play.” Even though this is not her favorite sport, she still enjoys bringing the pressure to our rivals. Along with a whole week of tryouts after school, summer clinics were held…

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Bearcats like social media

News Question Man: What’s your favorite Social Media? Thia Dotson, Freshman “My favorite social media is Snapchat because I get to communicate with my friends and it’s like talking to them face-to-face.” Elvis Aguilar, Sophomore “My favorite social media is Instagram because I feel connected to peoples Lives.” Bruno Brasiliero, Junior “My favorite social media is Snapchat because it’s a fun way to talk to my friends.” Alison Coyle, Senior “My favorite social media is Twitter because I enjoy following people.” Ms. Dybdahl, Health Teacher “My favorite social media is Instagram because people can’t give you a play by play…

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