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Jumpstart provides alternative education to district students

Charlie Chapman

March 6, 2018

In its third year, the district Jumpstart program continues to offer an alternative path to students who have struggled in a traditional school environment. Jumpstart intends to guide students to graduation and assists them in...

New district committee investigates homework

Charlie Chapman

December 19, 2017

As part of a multi-year initiative to combat student stress, the San Mateo Union High School District Board of Trustees has established a committee with the primary goal of reviewing the district’s homework policies with th...

Psychology class introduces 20% Time Projects

Tekla Carlen

November 26, 2017

Psychology is a long-established class, but this is the first year students are doing semester-long 20% Time Projects which are in-depth research projects about any psychology-related topic. The idea is that students spend 20% ...

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