December 7, 2019

SMHS Mateobotics Gears Up for the Season -

Thursday, November 14, 2019

The Leap from High School to College Sports -

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Mateo Comes up Short: 2019 Little Big Game -

Thursday, November 14, 2019

The Master of Self-Deprecating Humor -

Thursday, November 14, 2019

How Old is “Too Old” for Trick-or-Treating? -

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

We Need to Get Serious About Shootings -

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

How Boyan Slat Is Helping Solve The Great Pacific Garbage Patch -

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Youtube’s Yankovic turned Chinese TikTok Star: Bart Baker -

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

#TeamTrees -

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Varsity Football -

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

CA Bill Pushes School Start Times Back -

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Why the Empire Strikes Back is the best Star Wars movie -

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Pros and Cons of Energy Drinks -

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Movies to Watch during Halloween -

Tuesday, November 12, 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

Chinese New Year Brought to SMHS

Gung Hay Fat Choy! Chinese New Year began on Friday, February 16 and the Chinese Language 1 and 2 classes performed in the quad at lunch on that day to celebrate! The holiday, also known as Lunar New Year, begins on February 16th. It is the first day of the new year on the traditional Chinese lunisolar Calendar and spans for a total of 15 days. Each new year on this calendar is represented by an animal of the Chinese Zodiac. This year, Chinese New Year will be in celebration of the Year of the Dog. Celebrations for this holiday…

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,”…