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California DMV opens new appointments for students wishing to take behind-the-wheel driving tests.

Students become licensed as DMV opens new driving test appointments

Samantha Johnstone, Webmaster October 12, 2020

The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) recently opened new appointments for behind-the-wheel driving tests, much to the excitement of many students at Burlingame. Following the cancelation...

A student sits at his desk, where he is learning via Zoom.

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

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...

Can we get a blackout?

Can we get a blackout?

Hubert Chen, Senior Reporter August 25, 2020

May Issue 2020

May Issue 2020

Rachel Yap and Design Team 2019-2020 May 27, 2020

Issue 7 Vol. 130 May 22, 2020      

Pets are enjoying their time in quarantine with their family.

Quarantine is PAWsome for Pets

Lexi Goldstein, Copy Editor May 27, 2020

On March 31, the Health Officer of San Mateo County issued a new Shelter-In-Place order which is now set to end on May 31, 2020; adding two additional months to governor Gavin Newsom’s original mandate....

Burlingame High Choir bands together to virtually perform “Building Bridges”, despite Covid-19 implications.

BHS Choir Performs Together Despite Challenges

Samantha Johnstone, Webmaster May 15, 2020

The Burlingame High choir may not be allowed to rehearse together, but modern technology is allowing them to continue performing together. Videos of the choir students singing independently were stitched...

Mollie Stones, like many other grocery stores, is taking measures to ensure customer safety as they stay open.

Grocery Stores Revamp as a Result of Covid-19

Tyler Idema, Senior Reporter May 8, 2020

A virus has hit grocery stores around the world, including those in Burlingame: long lines. As a result of COVID-19, grocery stores in Burlingame have seen a drastic increase in customers and the introduction...

Living through a pandemic is challenging, to say the least, but we should remember to learn from our experiences.

Lessons to take away from living through a pandemic

Caroline Yeow, Senior Reporter April 30, 2020

Living through a pandemic tests the integrity of governments and citizens. Some countries have responded skillfully and minimized the impact of the virus. Some countries have not. Likewise, some citizens...

Stay at home poll

Stay at home poll

Ethan Gardner and Aidan O April 29, 2020

Burlingame B Poll

The California DMV has closed indefinitely in order to protect their workers and customers from exposure to Cover-19.

California DMVs have shut down until further notice

Samantha Johnstone, Webmaster April 28, 2020

Beginning March 27, all of California’s DMV offices have been closed, and it is unknown when they will open again. These closures are a safety measure to protect the employees of the DMV as well as the...

Burlingame Ave, home to many small businesses, is hit hard by COVID-19, with businesses seeing as little as 20% of their normal sales.

COVID-19: who will it make and who will it break?

Hubert Chen, Senior Reporter April 28, 2020

The U.S., along with other countries, is now deep into the COVID-19 pandemic and facing the economic backlash of business shutdowns. With nearly everything we can think of moving online, it is clear that...

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

Nicole Fassina, Staff Reporter 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 to this new way of life. While...

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