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

Welcoming the New Tennis Assistant Coach

Coach John The girls’ tennis team has a new assistant coach for the 2016-2017 season.  John Daquioag, who likes to be called Coach John, also coaches the boys’ tennis team and is a welcome addition to the girls’. Coach John is “relaxed and great with one-on-one assistance,” said Freshman Grace Wang. Many of the players felt that Coach John and Coach Schuller work very well together. “They are both relaxed but very focussed on making us better,” said Senior Ariana Berta. With experience and a good work ethic, Coach John brings many talents to the team. He’s been the varsity…

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Girls Varsity Tennis Off To A Good Start

As we approach tennis season, the team seems confident. Last year, the SMHS varsity girls tennis team did very well, they made it to PALs but fell short. This year, “We lost three seniors and gained four new players,” said Head Coach Schuller. One of which, freshman Grace wang, was the subject of an article in the San Mateo Daily Journal.She is already in the starting line-up which is very uncommon for freshmen. SMHS tennis is 4-0 in all preseason matches and exhibitions, getting off to a great start.   Looking into the future, Schuller explained, “We have a lot…

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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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Girls Tennis Team Serves up a Spectacular Start to the Season

Having several productive practices and winning the first match of the league, the girls tennis team is off to a great start this season. With a large team of twenty­six players, there is a lot of talent to go around. The team consists of ten freshmen, ten sophomores, five juniors and one senior. Meeting every Monday and Wednesday for practice with two games a week, they are getting lots of practice and are improving everyday. The players are feeling supported and confident. The freshmen especially feel very welcomed as baby bearcats and the future of the team. Highest rank singles…

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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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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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Boys’ Tennis Team Update

The boys’ tennis team has been progressing finely with practices and games. Their season ends mid-April, but until then, they will still face off with other schools, both in and out of the San Mateo Union High School District. The next few home games are against Aragon on April 9th, Mills on April 16th, and Burlingame on April 18th, all starting at 4:00 p.m. Come and support them!   Recent scores: March 4th Oceana 7-0 March 5th Woodside 4-3 March 7th Aragon 2-4 March 12th Menlo-Atherton 0-7 March 14th Mills 3-4 March 19th Burlingame 3-4   Keep it up, bearcats!

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Boys’ Tennis Starts

Boys’ tennis, a spring sport, started in late January and has progressed with after-school practices and several exhibition matches during February. The exhibition matches played against Riordan High (home) and Hillsdale High (away) were won, and the team tied with Woodside (away). Games against El Camino (home) on February 28th, Capuchino (home) on March 1st, and Oceana (away) on March 4th will be played soon. Stay tuned for more information on upcoming games. Good work, boys’ tennis team!

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Tide Turns for the Better for Girls’ Tennis

fter a rough start, San Mateo’s girls’ varsity tennis team is smashing and volleying its way to victory. With a full roster of spirited and practiced freshmen, and a solid group of returning sophomores and juniors, San Mateo tennis is ready to go.

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A Tough Week for Boys Tennis

The Boys Tennis teams did very good this week. A total of 3 games for both the Varsity and the Frosh Soph teams. All the player tried their hardest to try and pull a win for our school. The Varsity team first played against El Camino at El Camino on March 29, 2011. It was a clear win for San Mateo winning [6-1]. Many of our players were happy for winning and it motivates them for their next game against Mills at Mills on March 30, 2011. It was a rare event happening on a Wednesday but our players pulled…

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