February 20, 2018

San Mateo Volleyball Season Kicks Off -

Friday, February 16, 2018

The Van Jones Show:Jay-Z -

Friday, February 16, 2018

Chris Bosh Possible Comeback -

Friday, February 16, 2018

Chloe Kim: The 17 Year Old Phenomenon -

Friday, February 16, 2018

Shaun White Wins Gold at Pyeongchang -

Friday, February 16, 2018

The Biggest Problems with the NBA All-Star Games -

Friday, February 16, 2018

History of Super Bowl -

Friday, February 16, 2018

Where would you take your date out on Valentine’s Day? -

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Jeff Sessions’ History with Race Follows Him -

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Crazy Trades During The NBA Trade Deadline -

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

“Love, Simon” and representation on the Big Screen -

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Contraceptive Coverage Rollback Endangers Women -

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Rape Accusation Made Against Former “Voice” Star -

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Should Confederate statues be taken down? -

Friday, February 2, 2018

John Aguilar: Ataque Rapido -

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

“The Mini Show” -

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

‘Coco’ captura corazones de todos -

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

College Visits -

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Viaje a Teotihuacán -

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

R&B Comeback -

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Last-Minute DIY Halloween Costumes

There are only a few days left until Halloween. Still have no costume for trick-or-treating? Read on for some last minute Halloween costume ideas that you can make at home. Glow-in-the-Dark Stick Figure If you want to stand out from the crowd, this is the perfect costume for you. Glow in the dark when trick-or-treating and amaze your friends. Materials: Multiple packs of glow sticks Black long-sleeved shirt and black pants Packing tape Instructions: With your packing tape, carefully stick the glow sticks onto the black clothing to form the shape of a stick figure. Don’t forget to check if…

Ms. Yapp’s Art and Multimedia class hang up their artwork for SMHS’s Peace Week

A Look Inside SMHS Marching Band

What’s the first thing that pops into your head when you hear the words “SMHS Marching Band? Many might say the “Little Big Game.” But besides that, what do you know about the marching band? The SMHS Marching Band started in the 1940’s. Now directed by Mr. Atillio Tribuzi (aka Mr. T), the 82 student members of the marching band arrive at school at zero period (7:00 a.m.) to learn and practice the music and marching for competitions (called Band Reviews) and for formations for the Little Big Game halftime show. “My favorite thing about Marching Band is the fact…

Enter the Student Art Contest!

  Share your creativity through art! Enter the Student Art Contest! Your artwork could be featured on the official CSEA holiday card. The contest is held by the California School Employees Association (CSEA), a school employee union. The theme for this year’s contest is “Favorite Winter Holiday Activity.” Winning entries will be awarded prizes! “It’s exciting when you win and you have an opportunity to have your work published,” Ms. Yapp, San Mateo High School’s art teacher, says. “It’s something you can put on your list of accomplishments that you can be proud of.” Emma Luong, a passionate SMHS art…

Coffee Drinking Habits at SMHS

18 million dollars were spent on coffee this year, with a total of 100 million daily coffee drinkers. So, every one in three people drink coffee daily, including SMHS bearcats. There are numerous benefits of coffee. Coffee is filled with antioxidant plants like  flavonoids, and it reduces the risk for Type two Diabetes and blood sugar management a study confirmed by Journal of the American Medical Association. Coffee can also boost the health of your liver. Surprisingly, Coffee provides neurological health moderate coffee drinking can help fight against Parkinson’s Disease and Alzheimers, and caffeine can reduce the risk of getting…

Senator Jerry Hill Leaves a Supportive Mark at SMHS

Senator Hill signed an Ally Pledge, promising to be a supporter of the LGBTQI+ community's fight for equality.

California State Senator Jerry Hill visited San Mateo’s GSA on the morning of Friday, April 19, to see Ally Week and recognize the GSA’s efforts in making campus a LGBTQI-friendly place.

ASB and Student Council Election 2012-2013

San Mateo High School had its annual election on Wednesday, 13 with 64 candidates for 34 positions The results are sad for the losing candidates, and for some positions, friends were running against each other. Unfortunately, the reality is cruel that there is only one winner. Kat Fadrlian was chosen for the top spot: ASB president, “I have a lot ideas to put in reality. I’ll try to bring majority students to activities, to spread the bearcat spirit and to make everybody feel unified. My goal is to make SMHS a second home for every student on our campus,” said…

Drum Major with Allie Jo Munier

Talking abot drum major competitions

Swim team preview

As a new swim season starts in February, the swim team is now busy recruiting their squad. Last year, five swimmers of the team went to CCS and team captain, Ronald Chen, went to the 2012 Olympic Swimming trials. It’s indisputable that the SMHS swim team had a fabulous season last year and they look forward to doing well this year as well. “We definitely need to work on our endurance to swim consistently because that’s the easiest job you can achieve at the meet. We are confident and realistic, and I will try my best to prepare my teams,”…

Buy A Christmas Tree & Do Good At the Same Time

Don’t buy your Christmas tree from any random store. There is a way to get your favorite Christmas tree and help other as well. “Buying your tree can make a difference,” the Kiwanis Club says, and it’s true. From San Carlos to Gilroy, you can subsidize local high school athletics programs, help college scholarship programs, and purchase supplies for schools when you buy a tree at their lots or farms. Check out the local organizations and see how your dollars can serve a dual purpose—get a tree for Christmas and let the proceeds support for others. Some tree sale locations…