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While examining stock charts, senior Brandon Fong searches for potential catalysts and patterns. He also draws support or resistance lines to help with his analysis.

Advice from a teen investment trader: learn to fail, even when your money’s on the line

Caroline Yeow, Senior Reporter September 23, 2020

Wake up at 5:45 a.m., get dressed, scarf down a quick breakfast and sit down in front of a monitor setup that looks like it belongs to the world’s best hacker. For Burlingame senior Brandon Fong, waking...

The SMUHSD Awareness Instagram account allows students to anonymously share their experiences of injustice with the community.

Instagram account sparks dialogue in SMUHSD community

Lexi Goldstein, Copy Editor September 21, 2020

On June 28, an Instagram account with the username @smuhsd.awareness came to fruition with a personal statement regarding the page’s mission to enlighten the community about issues such as racism, homophobia,...

Senior Wesley Larlarb's EP Banana Cycles was released on Aug 28, 2020

Banana Cycles, Wesley Larlarb

Hubert Chen, Senior Reporter September 7, 2020

Senior Wesley Larlarb, pianist and drummer, recently released his first EP titled “Banana Cycles” on Aug. 28, 2020. The twenty-seven minute jazz-funk collection explores many aspects of Larlarb’s...

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

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...

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...

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...

Burlingame students are opting out of turkey for a plant-based Thanksgiving

Burlingame students are opting out of turkey for a plant-based Thanksgiving

Samantha Johnstone, Webmaster December 5, 2019

People tend to associate turkey with Thanksgiving, and it makes sense to do so. According to the National Turkey Federation, 88% of Americans consume turkey on Thanksgiving, adding up to a total of 42...

Chen utilizes inventive editing to explain neutrino astrophysics.

Chen wins international science video competition

Tekla Carlen and Caroline Yeow November 5, 2019

Update: Senior Jeffery Chen won the Breakthrough Junior Challenge on Sunday, garnering $250,000 in college scholarship money. He accepted his award at the Breakthrough Prize Ceremony, which honors the...

Two juniors pose for the camera after choosing their ideal pumpkin.

Halloween Spirit

Ethan Gardner, Sports Editor October 25, 2019


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