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A list depicting several stocks and the state of their current values.

Students in the Stock Market — how the virus has impacted them

Jacob Lubarsky, Copy Editor April 26, 2020

The closure of nonessential businesses across the nation during the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a stock market plunge, with the market facing some of its biggest dips in history, having hit its worst...

Anyone 18 and under can receive grab-and-go breakfast and lunch Monday through Friday at Mills or San Mateo (shown above).

District Food Pickup program helps community members

Allison Cohen, Business Manager April 24, 2020

Amid unprecedented times and uncertainty during the COVID-19 pandemic, the San Mateo Union High School District (SMUHSD) has been a resource to support students and families who may be struggling to...

Becker is 3D printing pieces of face masks to contribute to the medical community.

Community unites in times of COVID-19

Amelia Harris, Editor-In-Chief April 24, 2020

At a time during which people are ordered to stay six feet apart, wear masks in public spaces and remain at home when possible, it can be easy for people to feel isolated. In order to combat potential...

Advanced Placement (AP) tests will now be shorter, online versions of their original format in response to COVID-19 concerns, creating a foreign experience for AP students.

AP Tests to be Shortened, Moved online Due to Coronavirus

Elliot Skillings, Staff Reporter April 21, 2020

On March 20, the College Board announced that AP tests would be administered online at home due to concerns regarding the Coronavirus outbreak. The exam will be shortened to 45 minutes and will include...

COVID-19 brings unexpected environmental consequences

Moya Liu, Business Manager April 21, 2020

As COVID-19 rapidly spreads around the world, people are being forced to stay home by shelter-in-place protocols. As quarantine becomes the new normal and communities adjust to this national emergency,...

The positives and negatives of online learning from a student perspective

Conner Lyons, Staff Reporter April 21, 2020

In efforts to slow down the outbreak of COVID-19, schools across the nation have begun to transition from a physical school environment to online learning practices. Burlingame High School is just one...

COVID-19 affects not only social life but home life, as families struggle to connect due to their close proximity.

This pandemic is not only physically straining: are we spending too much time with family?

Allison Szetu, Design Editor April 20, 2020

When news of quarantine and shelter-in-place orders first hit our community, I was not too worried by the idea of staying home. It would give me a chance to spend time with family, …. However, soon...

The five Board members met in a public Zoom call on Thursday night, which was also broadcast live on YouTube.

Board approves Credit/No Credit plan in 3-2 vote

Tekla Carlen, Editor-In-Chief April 18, 2020

The San Mateo Union High School District (SMUHSD) Board of Trustees approved a Credit/No Credit grading policy for this semester after a 3-2 vote Thursday night. During the special meeting, Board members...

March 2020

“Break down your walls……..?

Hubert Chen, Senior Reporter March 19, 2020

March Issue 2020

March Issue 2020

Rachel Yap and Design Team 2019-2020 March 19, 2020

Issue 6 Vol. 130 March 19, 2020

BHS canceled due to coronavirus concerns

Jacob Lubarsky, Copy Editor March 13, 2020

The San Mateo Union District High School decided to cancel school throughout the district due to the coronavirus pandemic. The board made the unanimous vote to cancel school and all school activities beginning...

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