October 24, 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

Mock Trial: Murder Trials, New Captains, and Autonomous Vehicle Accidents -

Monday, October 14, 2019

SMHS Starts the Year Cellphone Free -

Monday, October 14, 2019

SMHS’ Boomwhacker Club -

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Questioning the Ethics of Unconventional Childbearing -

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Don’t Blame Video Games -

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Why Disney Won’t Stop Remaking Movies -

Thursday, October 10, 2019

The Versatility of Virtual Reality -

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Pondering Yondr -

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Mr. Shea: The Meme King -

Thursday, October 3, 2019

#AHistoryofBadBoycotts -

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Increased Regulation is Necessary for Homeschooling -

Thursday, August 29, 2019

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

Girl’s Tennis

SMHS Girl’s Tennis By Maya Rijhwani The San Mateo High Girl’s Tennis Team is ready for war! Their tryouts were on August 14th  and they are prepared to compete! The Girl’s Tennis Team crushed the competition last year. They won the majority of their games with only a couple of losses. This year they hope to do even better than before. “Team bonding” is what tennis co-captain Ginny Yao likes best about playing tennis at SMHS. She is a senior and has been playing on the team for four years. Madeline Dennerline is a freshman, making it her first time…

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Splashing Into a New Season

Our Bearcats are preparing for another water polo season, strapping on their caps and jumping into the deep end. The girls and boys water polo teams are back and are preparing for a season full of competition. Our Lady Bearcats Varsity team has changed a lot since last year. Many of the experienced players graduated,  leaving the team with five returning players for this year’s season. Girls WoPo continues to only have a varsity team because of the lack of participants. This year’s squad is made up of 16 under and upperclassmen. “We had a good first game, stayed strong,…

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The Lady Bearcats Hit The Court

By: Maya Angel 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…

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NCAA Basketball 2015-2016 Predictions

2015-16 NCAA Basketball Predictions 1. North Carolina The Tar Heels are only losing two players which won’t be a huge factor because of the players they have returning. Marcus Paige, Brice Johnson, Justin Jackson, Kennedy Meeks, Isaiah Hicks, Joel Berry and Nate Britt are all returning. This team I full of experienced players. 2. Oklahoma Oklahoma’s star player Buddy Hield is returning to The Sooners. Four starters in total will be back for the 2015-2016 season. 3. Kansas A big factor of Kansas’ ranking is the return of Perry Elis and Wayne Seldon. We can never know for sure, though,…

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Crossing the Country without Crossing the Country

Running through the course and leading the pack, Mallory Jenne crosses the finish line and emerges as the top Frosh-Soph girl in the league. Mallory Jenne, freshman, and Seanna Fess, sophomore, are two of the best Frosh-Soph girl runners in the league and have a shot of competing at CCS. “It’s fun to see all the courses and sites this year. I like the people here they are really nice and supportive, and I would definitely recommend it to my friends because it’s fun and great conditioning for track,” said Mallory. Cross Country practice is monday through friday from 3:30…

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Bearcats Line Up for Another Football Season

The Bearcats are at it again, getting ready for another competitive fall football season. After a long summer of football practices the bearcats are gearing up for this season’s games. This year’s team is led by Coach Jeff Scheller and Coach Kevin Reeves and captains are Joshua Fakava, Austin Salvail, and George Qobti. As many key players from the last few years graduated last year, many players on this years team advanced from JV. “A disadvantage that we have at the moment is there are around six or seven injuries from around 35 guys. But some advantages that we have…

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Lady Bearcats Hit The Pool

Our Lady Bearcats are back in the deep end for another intense water polo season. In five years, the team has gone from nine to 20 players. They’re aggressive and physical, but they also define sportsmanship, camaraderie, and the principle that winning isn’t everything. The team is practicing twice as hard to reach the level they need to be at for the upcoming season. Why play water polo? “It’s a challenge. I always like challenges,” says Tara Nash, one of four veteran players. New player, Caroline Zhu just “wanted to try a new sport”. Most of the members have experience…

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SMHS Sports Kicks-Off

Athletes, coaches and parents filled the bleachers for the Fall sports meeting last month.  “We are looking forward to a great season with your kids.” Said Mr.Boise, the assistant principal to the athletes, parents of athletes and coaches from sports such as boys and girls water polo, football, volleyball, cheer, cross country, girls golf and girls tennis. Not all of the athletes attending were on a team, yet. Some were still being judged by coaches at the time of the meeting. Lots of the athletes waited anxiously to find out if they made the team or not. Other athletes already…

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Varsity Football Wins First Game 40-0

Varsity Football showed Gunn who’s boss at their very first game of the season, beating the school 40-0. The crowd was cheering all night, Pep Band kept the tunes going, and both the Dance Team and Cheer rocked the halftime show.

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Golfing With Pals at the PALs

Several golfers on the San Mateo High School Boys’ Golf Team qualified for the Peninsula Athletic League Championships, a golf tournament where any male golfers from the public high schools in the Bay Area can qualify for. This year, five team members qualified to play in the tournament. To be able to participate in the “PAL’s,” golfers have to either rank in the top forty in the Bay Area or rank in the top ten at an eighteen-hole qualifier round. Those who qualify continue on to the first day of the PAL’s. After the first day is over, the best…

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