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Advice from a career counselor and students working during a pandemic

Kristie Kim, Staff Reporter October 22, 2020

Distanced learning has made communication between students and staff more difficult as student support is not as accessible, but the Burlingame High School College and Career Center has continued to help...

Senior Tabitha Wan browses Nextdoor, checking for any updates in her community.

Nextdoor: Community updates and arguments

Lizzy Wan, Staff Reporter October 22, 2020

Nextdoor is an app many use to communicate with their community to report crimes, sell items, and give information about neighborhood activities. However, it has also been reported as a platform where...

Burlingame High School’s new school psychologist Susie Lee smiles for a photo.

Burlingame introduces psychologist Susie Lee

Thomas Luxton, Staff Reporter October 21, 2020

Susie Lee is Burlingame High School’s new psychologist. She conducts assessments for special education and collaborates with school staff to ensure that students have the support they need to successfully...

Jeff Cole adds years of teaching experience to the Burlingame High School Science Department.

Jeff Cole, Burlingame’s newest science teacher

Mattingly Germack, Staff Reporter October 19, 2020

Jeff Cole is the newest member of the Science Department at Burlingame, teaching chemistry and biology. Growing up in Clovis, a suburb of Fresno, Cole knew he wanted to be a teacher; however, he did...

The environmental club has a new logo this year as a result of new leadership

Environmental Club President, Cate Cattano adapts club to online learning

Allison Szetu, Design Editor October 18, 2020

Distance learning has taken opportunities away from clubs to do volunteer work and fundraise, and the Environmental Club is no exception. Normally, the Environmental Club hosts the Citizens Environmental...

 Burlingame teachers hold daily classes over zoom starting at 9:00 a.m.

Teacher experiences with distance learning

Michelle Moshkovoy, Staff Reporter October 18, 2020

From begging students to talk in a breakout room to staring at a multitude of foreheads on a monitor, teaching in the age of distance learning is a far cry from being at school physically. Teachers have...

Kelsey Holtzinger on one of her many travels to Copenhagen, Denmark.

Kelsey Holtzinger: Helping students in math and beyond

Michelle Moshkovoy, Staff Reporter October 17, 2020

This school year, the Burlingame math department added Kelsey Holtzinger to their team. Or as most of her students call her, “Ms. Zinger” or simply, “Zinger.”   Before arriving at Burlingame,...

Mathilde Lenoir, the new Italian teacher, adds a European experience to the language department.

Mathilde Lenoir: Burlingame’s new Italian teacher

Alex Kelly, Staff Reporter October 14, 2020

Mathilde Lenoir is Burlingame’s newest Italian teacher, and she has been teaching language for 10 years. She came to Burlingame after meeting one of the current Italian teachers, Antonella Wemple, at...

Marie Clarke, working as a school nurse in San Mateo, checks up on a young student.

Marie Clarke: Nurse, Teacher, and Student

Jackson Spenner, Staff Reporter October 10, 2020

Last year, if someone were to tell Marie Clark she would spend 400 consecutive days of her life at home, teaching physical education on camera to 30 students every hour, she would have thought they were...

Joshua Knudson, Assistant Principal, brings a unique perspective to Burlingame High School.

Joshua Knudson: Much More than a Suit and a Tie

Elise Spenner, Staff Reporter October 10, 2020

In an entertaining anecdote, Joshua Knudson, the new assistant principal at Burlingame High School, compared our bizarre situation to “The Twilight Zone.”  “I’m working at a high school, but...

Patrick Myers returns to Burlingame in the Special Education Department.

Patrick Myers returns to BHS teaching in the special education department

Isabelle Idio, Staff Reporter October 8, 2020

Patrick Myers is a returning teacher at Burlingame High School in the Special Education Department teaching grades nine through 12. This is his fifth year working at the San Mateo Union High School District...

Mr. Dhyne updates students on college programs from the College and Career Center.

College questions answered

Amelia Harris, Editor-In-Chief September 25, 2020

The previously rigorous college admissions process has been further complicated by COVID-19. As schools have gone test-optional for the class of 2021 and in-person visits are less feasible, Burlingame...

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