September 21, 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

International Week Shines -

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Patent Battle Closed for CRISPR -

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Trump’s New Executive Order Is Not Effective -

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Uber Drives Itself Into a Corner -

Thursday, March 30, 2017

A New Tale That’s As Old As Time -

Thursday, March 30, 2017

“Life” Falls Flat -

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Varsity Girls’ Soccer Update

The San Mateo High School Girls Varsity Soccer team were rewarded with a slot in the CCS Championship. They finished the amazing season with a record of 15-2-3. Despite losing the Ocean Division title, the girls have found a path to the CCS Division 1 tournament. “We’re all really excited for the opportunity. All we want to do is play our best, and prove that we deserve it,” said Vida Wadhams, junior and goalkeeper on the Varsity team. This year the girl’s varsity team has a majority of underclassmen on the team. “I think more than anything, having underclassmen just…

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Varsity Girls’ Soccer kicks off

At the beginning of the girls’ soccer season, our bearcats prepared for vigorous tryouts that demanded high levels of energy with over 60 girls fighting for a spot on the team. The team ran the track for 45 minutes straight and battled through intense workouts, drills and stretches. After several routines and scrimmages, the teams were finally decided by Coach John Saucedo. The varsity team consists of 26 players, 11 of which are underclassmen. Last year, the girls had 11 wins, 4 losses and three ties. This year, senior captain Sophie Calderero hopes to have a successful season and make…

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Boys Varsity Soccer Preseason

With the Soccer season racing around the corner, the Boys Teams is excited to compete again. Last year, the boys Varsity team did a good job, holding a positive record of eight wins, six losses and only two ties overall. Senior Clay Gee “has hope they can improve their record from last year by working together as a team more.” Junior Sebastian Lopez, keeper for the Varsity team believes they “can definitely improve upon last year as they didn’t lose that many seniors so their starting team is still very solid and with practice they can become a top team…

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Kickin’ It New School

Soccer tryouts lasted from Nov. 3 to Nov. 24. Many of our bearcats prepared for vigorous games and trying workouts. Tryouts were extremely stressful, requiring potential players to run several laps around the track and undertake intense drills and stretches. After many routines and scrimmages, the teams were finally decided by our new coach, Darren Shields. Having recently taught soccer at Bowditch, Coach Shields came to San Mateo High School looking to help “rebuild the soccer program” and to recruit passionate players. He became a soccer coach because of how interested he is about the game and how much he…

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Sandwiched Between Two Teams

  Jenna Ohira, 10, jumps in the air after a header, and is sandwiched by two players, one from her team and one from the other.

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Tyler Mucci Flying into Action

 Tyler Mucci, 12, jumps in the air to head the ball away from their opponent.

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Bad Luck in World Cup Draw and Pessimistic Fans

With the World Cup just around the corner Jurgen Klinsmann’s the US national team coach is happy with his team in their top form and are looking to win it all. With many top teams in the tournament it is a long shot but Klinsmann’s team has shown resilience time and time again. The US draw for the 2014 World Cup was unpredictable.  The worst possible scenario could have been Brazil, Italy and the Netherlands.  Two of which were previous champions and one who has a lot of potential.  A favorable draws include Belgium, Chile, and Croatia. The US was…

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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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Varsity Soccer Falls in CCS

  On February 23, the Bearcats faced Sacred Heart Prep in the second round of CCS at Burlingame High School. After holding the previous three teams they played scoreless, the team came into the game with tremendous confidence. Losing any CCS game knocks the loser out of the playoff bracket and advances the winner to the next round. After a game of rough officiating and physical play, the Bearcats fell 2-0 in the last game of their season. “We didn’t win the league like we were predicted to, and losing in the second round of CCS was disappointing. This was…

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Girl’s Varsity Soccer Season Wrap Up

The Girl’s Varsity Soccer season came to an end on February 14. Senior Kelly Ghiorso said, “ I really wanted to make it to CCS this yeah but unfortunately we did not make it.” Although these 18 girls fought hard all season, they couldn’t quite make it as far as they hoped. Freshman Taylor Doi said, “I think we worked well as a team and really bonded with one another. Because of this, we got better as the season went on. One of my biggest goals this season was to start on varsity as a freshman and I accomplished that…

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