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Holocaust Survivor Helen Farkas’ Speech

Lily Page, Managing Editor February 13, 2017

Sophomore Adriel Malagon speaks to Helen Farkas during the Q&A after her speech. On Wednesday, February 1, Holocaust survivor Helen Farkas gave a moving speech about her survival and escape from...

Scholarship opportunities: any seniors pursuing them?

February 1, 2017

For many high school seniors, the stress doesn’t immediately disappear after acceptance into a college. Attending a college in the United States, whether public or private, can be very expensive....

Mental Health Club promotes awareness with video

January 10, 2017

Mental Health Club presidents Emily Tam and Vivian Yuen lead a meeting to discuss the video project. Mental health has long been an important issue for teenagers, and many people are just now becoming...

The De-emphasizing of ACT and SAT Test Scores

January 6, 2017

Senior Mariana Cardenas studies for the SAT during lunch, hoping for good results on her next standardized test. The necessity for ACT and SAT test scores is changing drastically. Every year, BHS students...

In memory of Gwen Ifill: the journalist who shattered the glass ceiling

Christopher Hu December 29, 2016

Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons/PBS NewsHour Gwen Ifill hosts PBS NewsHour at the RNC in 2012. Gwen Ifill, a distinguished journalist and co-anchor of “PBS NewsHour” and the host of “Washington...

How much is 30 minutes worth?

December 25, 2016

High schoolers are notorious for not getting enough sleep. At 8 A.M., BHS students can be found yawning, rubbing their eyes, and nodding off in their first period classes. Most studies on teenage behavior...

What’s on the California Ballot?

Lily Page, Managing Editor November 2, 2016

Proposition 64, Marijuana Legalization Background: Proposition 64 would allow adults over the age of 21 to possess recreational marijuana, a tax on marijuana growth, and a sales tax on marijuana. Funds...

New Principal, New Expectations

September 27, 2016

“Teamwork for All” is the new standard set for Burlingame High School’s administrative leaders according to new Principal Paul Belzer. In the midst of Di Yim’s sudden resignation, students were...

New Students

September 27, 2016

Sebastien Maychrowitz By: Sasha Benke Different students find the transition from middle school to high school easier than others. Sebastien Maychrowitz, a new freshman at Burlingame, has found...

New Teachers

September 26, 2016

Ms. Joseph By: James Lowdon Ms. Joseph is a new teacher for AS English II sophomore students and teaches in room A101. Ms. Joseph went to St. Mary’s College in California and has been teaching...

Annual Decades Project puts a meaningful spin on CPUSH curriculum

May 23, 2016

Ms. Rohrbach’s students pose after completing their 70’s decade project. Photo courtesy of Jen Rohrbach Walking through the A Building during the last few weeks of school, a Burlingame student...

Career Center Update

Christopher Hu May 17, 2016

The Career Center is currently offering volunteer and job opportunities, internships, and careers for all interested students. Volunteer Opportunities: Breathe California’s 25th Annual Bike...

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