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

San Mateo Soccer Teams Kick Off the Season

Kicking off the winter sports season is the girls and boys soccer teams. Both genders playing with a frosh-soph and varsity teams, gear up for a long season ahead, striving to win and have fun, while representing their school.   Practicing everyday you would think that the teams would be growing strong, Tyler Mucci, senior and player on boy’s varsity soccer, agrees “Our team is strong with the ball and we have many players that can score. I expect our team to have another dominant season and finish somewhere in the top. I also expect our team to go far…

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123 Touchdown!

Touchdown, another win for Kansas City! After several years of unsuccessful seasons, the Kansas City Chiefs are undefeated. Fans are raving over this spectacular season. On a Journalism trip in Boston, a boy from Kansas City named Michael was talking about the Chiefs and said, “In Kansas City we love football, and this is unbelievable that the Chiefs are doing so well; they’re undefeated, 9-0,” he said. Bearcats have a variety of opinions. “They have one of the worst percentages for 20 yard completions and above, and the least amount of attempts and percentage in the NFL,” said San Mateo…

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We Loved the Little Big Game, Despite Loss

On November 16, 2013, the disappointing occurrence occurred again… But there were some plusses to balance out those miserable hours in the stands: The halftime show was the bomb.com We kept good sportsmanship throughout the game Russell & Mason led the cheers and kept us spirited Our side of the field was a sea of orange and black Most students were on their feet the entire time Our cheerleaders and dance team dedicated their performances to Nancy Cordero and had purple highlights in their hair and face paint: Nancy’s favorite color The Marines representative threw out shirts and posters to…

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Bearcats Beat Panthers

For the first time in fifteen years, the San Mateo girls’ tennis team beat Burlingame with an ecstatic win of 4-3. A few weeks ago, our lady bearcats played against the rival panthers in a home game. Going into the match with the knowledge that they were facing a strong opponent, they were determined to do their best. The entire match lasted nearly three hours, and almost the entire team stayed until the end to support the last match, singles two, played by sophomore Michelle Kwon, which had gone into a third set as the deciding factor of victory between…

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The Paw has a Storied History

San Mateo’s greatest football rivalry is all about the Paw. The 86th annual football game against Burlingame, which was held Nov. 16, is one of the oldest rivalries in Northern California – the two schools have been battling for the Paw since 1927. Burlingame High School was originally called “San Mateo High School Burlingame Branch”. They shared the same extracurricular activities, since they were a part of our school. Ever since 1927 when Burlingame dropped the “San Mateo Branch” and began to call themselves Burlingame High School, everyone wanted to know which school was better. The Little Big game was…

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Girls Tennis Starts Out Strong

With a cheerful disposition and a determined will, the girls tennis team is back again this season to smash their way to victory. After coming in fifth place in the Bay league last year, the girls have gained many new members this year and are forming new bonds through teamwork. Contrary to some sports beliefs, playing as a part of the team isn’t only about winning. In addition to training hard every day, the girls have their share of fun as well. “This year’s tennis team is so OUTRAGEOUS,” joke Megha Bindal and Lucy Dai-He, seniors and long-time varsity doubles…

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SMHS Football Team Strives for Victory

Fall football starts again, with new goals, new players and new fans. One of the most popular sports on campus is football. San Mateo High School has two football teams, varsity and junior varsity. Packed with energy, boys from all grades are ready to take the season head on. Ready to lead the varsity football team to victory, Mr. Scheller the head coach says, “The team is coming along good! They are fantastic and enthusiastic.” There is no team that doesn’t have it’s own strengths and weaknesses, Mr. Scheller’s goal is to get better every game, which is very realistic,…

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Golf Goes Clubbing

If you wish to know which fall sport is most successful at SMHS, the answer will likely be girls’ golf. Winning the PAL Champion for past two years, our fabulous golf players even made it to CCS. “Golf is a sport that requires adequate amount of skill and takes a lot of practice to get better,” said Kristin Kanaya, the shining star of girls’ golf team. Kristin currently holds a record of 94 strokes. For a beginning golf player, this record might take years of practice. To be qualified to go to CCS as a team, the team has to…

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Track & Cross Country Take Off

As many of you may already know, running is a great way to stay healthy and fit. So why not join the San Mateo track and cross country team and have a great time running along with friends and students from different schools? Track and cross country starts during the fall of every year. This year there are a total of 14 members on the team. The coach of the track and cross country team is Ed Riley and the assistant coach is Roy Michon. “They’re great. They’re really chill and inspiring. They push us to do more and better,”…

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What happened to the Giants?

Last year, as many of you know, the San Francisco Giants won the World Series in an exciting sweep against the Detroit Tigers. This year, however, the Giants ended their season over 10 games behind the NL West leaders, the LA Dodgers. So what happened to the World Series Champs this year? The pitching for Giants has always been great. Recently, Yusmiero Petit was one strike away from a perfect game against the Arizona Diamondbacks on September 6 this year. Even with the Dodgers signing Giants closer Brian Wilson on July 30, 2013, Giants’ pitching was still a strength of…

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