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The Student News Site of Burlingame High School

The Burlingame B

The Student News Site of Burlingame High School

The Burlingame B

Two of the B’s reporters — Theo Au-Yeung and Alex Kelly — have done their best to predict the results of the group stage below.

World Cup 2022 Predictions

Theo Au-Yeung and Alex Kelly
November 22, 2022

The World Cup is always full of historic moments, shocking upsets and iconic performances. Whether it's Zinedine Zidane headbutting an opponent in the 2006 Final, Andres Iniesta’s World Cup winning goal...

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One of the most watched and anticipated sporting events has returned to the big stage as Qatar hosts the 2022 World Cup, the first to ever be held in the winter.

World Cup 2022 Preview: Contenders and Sleepers

Theo Au-Yeung, Staff Reporter
November 20, 2022

The World Cup is back. The biggest sporting event in the world, featuring 32 all-star soccer teams from across six continents, is heading to Qatar for its 22nd edition. A European team has been the winner...

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Members from last year’s Red Cross club ran a fundraising stand on Burlingame Avenue.

The Red Cross club is back and better than ever

Athena Bostonmaer, Staff Reporter
November 20, 2022

This year, the Red Cross club, led by Erika Jiang, plans to run regular fundraising events to support the American Red Cross’s various emergency relief efforts. Most recently, the club hosted a fundraiser...

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Longtime gymnast Lindsey Yang announced her commitment to Brown University on Oct. 12.

The collegiate dream: playing sports beyond high school

Theo Au-Yeung, Staff Reporter
November 11, 2022

For many students, sports are life — literally. From the start of elementary school to high school graduation, sports are a central part of childhoods — a positive outlet for energy and stress. Naturally,...

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Mrs. Plinge, played by senior Kalla Kamenov (Left), and Nanny Ogg, played by senior Ayden West (Right), smile jovially as they hold their “Maskerade” scripts during one of the first rehearsals.

Theater program thrills in “Maskerade”

Ruby Rosenquist, Staff Reporter
November 7, 2022

On Thursday, Oct. 27, the opening night of “Maskerade,” Cindy Skelton and her drama students kicked off the spooky season with a bang. Students and their families gathered in the auditorium, gripping...

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An unwrapped barbeque pork banh mi sandwich rests on a table in the Royal Donut Shop on October 31.

Royal Donut, a staple among students, expands menu with new items

Stefan Couloures, Staff Reporter
November 6, 2022

Unlike the rest of the country, Burlingame doesn’t run on Dunkin’ — it runs on The Original Royal Donut. Situated just steps away from the front doors of campus, this tiny restaurant has fueled generations...

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Through the month of October, the nation honors the decades-long fight for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer rights.

LGBTQ History Month: Stories of gender diversity on campus

Natalie Gyde, Staff Reporter
November 1, 2022

October is a busy month, full of excitement about fall, anxiety about college applications and festive spirit for Halloween. However, high school students often overlook an important event during October:...

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Although some books, such as the Twilight series, have faced bans and challenges in libraries across America, some schools choose to keep them accessible to students.

To ban or not to ban? Surge in censorship sparks discussion over diversity in education

Lauren Gonzalez, Staff Reporter
October 28, 2022

National Banned Books week, an annual campaign that celebrates the value of free and open access to information, ran from Sept. 18 to Sept. 24 last month. Although the seven-day campaign is over, book...

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Mock Trial club auditions took place on Tuesday, Sept. 27 in Jim Chin’s classroom. Club officers senior Eva Chen and senior Erika Jiang attentively watched and took notes on each student audition as they began to assemble this years roster.

Mock Trial club prepares courtroom team for upcoming season

Danny Conway, Staff Reporter
October 10, 2022

A piping-hot pot of green tea greeted Mock Trial club members as they walked into advisor Jim Chin’s classroom for auditions on Tuesday, Sept. 27. While only a few of the auditioners indulged in the...

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Cast member Lucas Keeley, as Mr. Salzella, rehearses a scene with Clo Papandongas, who plays Agnes Nitt, during a rehearsal for “Maskerade.”

Let’s get the show on the road: all about the fall play

Ruby Rosenquist, Staff Reporter
October 9, 2022

After weeks of preparation, Burlingame’s theater department is less than a month away from its opening performance of “Maskerade.”  But first, let’s set the stage: based on the fantasy novel...

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Luke Levitt cruises to the bike rack before school on Wednesday, Sept. 14.

Electric bikes surge in popularity: students weigh in

Stefan Couloures, Staff Reporter
October 7, 2022

Electric bikes are trending. Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, the bikes have skyrocketed in popularity across the country, and Burlingame is no exception.  The electric bike, or “e-bike,” uses...

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A pride flag hangs up in Ms. Murphys classroom. She, along with other BHS teachers has hung up pride flags to show their support for the LGBTQ+ community and to encourage a safe space where students can feel comfortable about their identity.

Gender and Sexuality Alliance welcomes all

Sophia Puzon, Staff Reporter
October 7, 2022

The Gender and Sexuality Alliance (GSA) club serves as a safe space for LGBTQ+ and allied students to speak about issues that impact LGBTQ+ youth in their schools and communities. At Burlingame, the GSA...

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