School Loop is used by students and teachers to display grades, assign and view homework, and communicate outside of school. However, the district is now looking to replace the website with a new program called Canvas. There are differing feelings and reactions towards this change. Senior Dione Wat has been using School Loop for all four years of high school.
The first image that comes to mind when one thinks of a BHS band is the BHS Band: lines of brass, woodwinds, and percussion players marching down Burlingame Avenue during the Play-a-thon, or playing in the harsh glow of a Friday night football game. Like other components of the arts program, music is a medium for expression; it is a way to communicate to the world one’s hopes, fears, and reality. This passion is manifested in the creation of student-formed bands.
After three hours of discussion and copious amounts of passionate public comments, the board voted on Thursday, March 23 in a four-to-one decision to reject the proposal of changing the start times for the 2017/2018 school year. The decision came after the board members were presented with the results of a survey conducted by the district that consulted the opinions of students, parents and staff.
The Iron Panthers, a group of 70 robotics members with a shared passion for technology and motivation to learn and contribute, are setting the bar higher for themselves this school year. They have built upon previous experiences to develop a more powerful and competitive robot for the San Francisco Regional and the Silicon Valley Regional FIRST Robotics Competitions (FRC) from March 16 to March 19 and March 29 to April 1, respectively.