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Burlingame’s eucalyptus grove set to undergo large-scale removal and replanting

Burlingame’s eucalyptus grove set to undergo large-scale removal and replanting

February 9, 2021

Dubbed “The City of Trees,” Burlingame has had a complicated history regarding the lumbering eucalyptus and elm trees that line El Camino Real. First planted in the 1870’s,...

How Newsom’s plan to reopen schools has affected students and teachers

How Newsom’s plan to reopen schools has affected students and teachers

February 9, 2021

Gov. Gavin Newsom plans to allow elementary schools to reopen once their counties reach the purple tier. Reopening will begin with kindergarten through second grade, and proceed...

Teacher voices on reopening SMUHSD schools

Teacher voices on reopening SMUHSD schools

February 5, 2021

Teacher voices will play a very important role in the San Mateo Union High School District’s (SMUHSD) plan to bring students back to in-person school. Teachers will be taking...

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Cross Country races in preparation for season’s first meet
Girls golf starts their season out strong

Girls golf starts their season out strong

February 18, 2021

While the pandemic has put a damper on most school...

Burlingame swim team dives into COVID-19-adjusted season

Burlingame swim team dives into COVID-19-adjusted season

February 13, 2021

The Burlingame High School swim team’s season will...

Burlingame football resumes practice but teams’ future is uncertain

Burlingame football resumes practice but teams’ future is uncertain

February 12, 2021

Burlingame’s football teams officially started practicing...

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The Little Things: a unique crime thriller like no other
Virtual concerts allow fans and artists to remain connected

Virtual concerts allow fans and artists to remain connected

February 11, 2021

Plays, concerts and any other kinds of live performances that require a big crowd has been cancelled since the beginning of the pandemic. Big or small, artists have been negatively...

Pandemic gives Burlingame students more time to get back into reading and find their favorite books

Pandemic gives Burlingame students more time to get back into reading and find their favorite books

February 10, 2021

Since the beginning of the pandemic, quarantine has given people more free time than before, and people have turned to activities more suited to a home environment. Reading...

Reading is a window to the world

Reading is a window to the world

February 9, 2021

Stuck in the monotony of quarantine life, I often feel like I’m on auto-pilot, rotating between my bed, the dining table and my desk. Sometimes I feel like I don’t even...

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Perception of Capitol attack warped by life under Trump administration

The trials and tribulations of a Wednesday

November 5, 2020

This year, our bedrooms have become our classrooms,...

Defining our history

March 19, 2020

We are currently living through a momentous period...

The role of the student body in the slow-turning gears of our school culture

The role of the student body in the slow-turning gears of our school culture

February 13, 2020

Our school has had more than a few unacceptable incidents...

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Burlingame football resumes practice but teams’ future is uncertain
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Isaac Bostonmaer, Staff Reporter
February 12, 2021

Burlingame’s football teams officially started practicing on Feb. 1, after months of delay due to the COVID-19 pandemic.    “[Players] are ecstatic. They are happy to be with their friends; they are happy to see their coaches. It’s been a real joy,” head varsity football coach John...

Girls tennis bounces back onto the court
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Elise Spenner, Staff Reporter
February 12, 2021

Tennis coach Bill Smith knows the joke. The two week shut-down announced by the district in March of last year? Well, that quickly shifted from a brief hiatus to a temporary aberration to a year-long, new normal.  For Smith and his players, the comedy was all too tragic. For almost a year, the California...

Subject tests and optional SAT essay thrown away by College Board
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Alex Kelly, Staff Reporter
February 11, 2021

The College Board announced on Jan. 19 that they will no longer offer the optional SAT Essay and SAT Subject Tests. This change was due to practical reasons as fewer students were taking subject tests or the optional essay, because in the college admissions process they were not considered as important...

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