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Could the fires happen here?

Ben Neuman, Webmaster December 20, 2017

In early October, a series of fires swept through the Wine Country; aided by strong winds and arid conditions. Thousands of acres of land were scorched by these fires that burned through everything...

A Robotics Recap

James Lowdon, Senior Reporter December 20, 2017

So far, 2017 has been a great year for the Iron Panthers, Burlingame’s robotics team. In this semester alone, the “student-built, student-run” team has beaten a world champion team sponsored...

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The man behind the mic: John Horgan

December 20, 2017

Football and basketball games are staples of Burlingame culture. At the peak of the fall and winter sports seasons, a student’s typical Friday night usually consists of cheering on the players...

Alumni in the community give back

December 19, 2017

Four successful alumni who remain in the Bay Area have given back to the school by speaking to Mr. Karshan’s speech class or have hosted field trips at their places of work. Their stories shows that...

Proven Student Improvement with Meditation

Hanna Sato, Head Photographer December 13, 2017

All students feel the immense stress of school. There are tests, homework assignments, extracurricular activities, projects, college applications and more. But how can this stress be managed? Teachers...

Burlingame students are breaking this California driving rule every day

Claire Hunt, Managing Editor December 7, 2017

Walking past school after the final bell, it is common to see cars full of students and their friends driving off campus, blasting music, and heading home after a long day. Whether they know it or...

Six students honor veterans through Band of the West

Allie Kennedy, Design Editor November 26, 2017

The Band of the West is the only sea cadet band in the United States. Six Burlingame High students play with the band: Lilli Hirth, Madison Kong, Verona Teo, Vanessa Teo, Ella Tarara, and Madelyn...

A need for an academic testing calendar

Hanna Sato, Head Photographer November 26, 2017

Students face the stress of multiple tests on a daily basis. The problem of test overlap has become a serious concern for students, and the implementation of a more regulated test schedule is a necessity. The...

Hallmark Park and the heat, “a recipe for disaster”

November 26, 2017

On Tuesday, Oct. 24, sophomore Brendan Creeks spent the last hundred yards of his cross country race stumbling and crawling to the finish, barely getting one hand across the line before race officials...

Adderall dealing on campus reflects increasing academic pressures

November 26, 2017

At a competitive school in the shadow of Silicon Valley and elite universities, there are many times when studying alone doesn’t cut it. In these times of need, students buy and sell Adderall out of...

Remembering Camp Newman

October 27, 2017

The wildfires ravaging through California’s wine country have touched the whole Bay Area. For senior Ellie Feder and other Burlingame kids, the fires destroyed their beloved summer camp, Camp Newman,...

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BHS Robotics Wins Recognition

James Lowdon, Senior Reporter October 27, 2017

The Burlingame robotics team, known as Team 5026 or the Iron Panthers, has recently won recognition for itself and the school by competing in the finals of an offseason FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC)...

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