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Advice from a teen investment trader: learn to fail, even when your money’s on the line

Advice from a teen investment trader: learn to fail, even when your money’s on the line

September 23, 2020

Wake up at 5:45 a.m., get dressed, scarf down a quick breakfast and sit down in front of a monitor setup that looks like it belongs to the world’s best hacker. For Burlingame...

Instagram account sparks dialogue in SMUHSD community

Instagram account sparks dialogue in SMUHSD community

September 21, 2020

On June 28, an Instagram account with the username @smuhsd.awareness came to fruition with a personal statement regarding the page’s mission to enlighten the community about...

Banana Cycles, Wesley Larlarb

Banana Cycles, Wesley Larlarb

September 7, 2020

Senior Wesley Larlarb, pianist and drummer, recently released his first EP titled “Banana Cycles” on Aug. 28, 2020. The twenty-seven minute jazz-funk collection explores...

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Burlingame has strong numbers for CCS

Burlingame has strong numbers for CCS

March 10, 2020

The wrestling team showed up strong for the Central...

Girls soccer team goes far, winning CCS Championships

Girls soccer team goes far, winning CCS Championships

March 9, 2020

The girls varsity soccer team exceeded all expectations...

Panthers Season Ends in Heartbreaking Loss

Panthers Season Ends in Heartbreaking Loss

March 6, 2020

The Panthers varsity basketball team had a difficult...

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K-drama starter pack for inexperienced watchers
Stay at home poll

Stay at home poll

April 29, 2020

Burlingame B Poll

Creative things to do in quarantine: a guide to social distancing

April 28, 2020

It’s been several weeks since shelter-in-place protocols have been implemented across the nation, including in San Mateo County, and many communities are still adjusting...

Academy Award for Best Picture 2020: Who deserves to win?

Academy Award for Best Picture 2020: Who deserves to win?

February 9, 2020

The Academy Awards will air tonight at 5 p.m. on ABC. For a last-minute briefing on who is up for Best Picture and how good the films actually are, The Burlingame B’s reporters...

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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...

Wakeup call: Those school shootings all over the news? They could easily happen here, and we are in denial

Wakeup call: Those school shootings all over the news? They could easily happen here, and we are in denial

December 16, 2019

On Nov. 14, there was a school shooting at Saugus High...

Potty Talk: Addressing the bathroom crisis on campus

Potty Talk: Addressing the bathroom crisis on campus

November 19, 2019

On Aug. 5, our school was tagged by a slew of bigoted...

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Letters to the Editor
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Burlingame’s racist housing covenants
News

Samantha Johnstone, Webmaster
September 9, 2020

In May of 1932, a Chinese American family, the Lees, purchased a home in Burlingame’s Lyon Hoag neighborhood. The Lees were hoping that they could go unnoticed, but unfortunately, Judge Rockwell Stone lived in the same neighborhood, and he was adamant about keeping his neighborhood white.   “When...

Banana Cycles, Wesley Larlarb
Features

Hubert Chen, Senior Reporter
September 7, 2020

Senior Wesley Larlarb, pianist and drummer, recently released his first EP titled “Banana Cycles” on Aug. 28, 2020. The twenty-seven minute jazz-funk collection explores many aspects of Larlarb’s junior year, from school to friends and of course, bananas and bikes.   “It’s just sort of...

Online learning results in an elaborate new schedule for students and teachers
COVID-19

Jacob Lubarsky, Copy Editor
September 3, 2020

With online classes becoming the new norm for students and teachers, the San Mateo Union High School District (SMUHSD) administration has had to work to create an online learning environment that would be functional for all students and teachers.  After SMUHSD schools shut their doors in March, the...

The Student News Site of Burlingame High School
The Student News Site of Burlingame High School