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Mollie Stones, like many other grocery stores, is taking measures to ensure customer safety as they stay open.

Grocery Stores Revamp as a Result of Covid-19

Tyler Idema, Senior Reporter May 8, 2020

A virus has hit grocery stores around the world, including those in Burlingame: long lines. As a result of COVID-19, grocery stores in Burlingame have seen a drastic increase in customers and the introduction...

The California DMV has closed indefinitely in order to protect their workers and customers from exposure to Cover-19.

California DMVs have shut down until further notice

Samantha Johnstone, Managing Editor April 28, 2020

Beginning March 27, all of California’s DMV offices have been closed, and it is unknown when they will open again. These closures are a safety measure to protect the employees of the DMV as well as the...

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...

Anyone 18 and under can receive grab-and-go breakfast and lunch Monday through Friday at Mills or San Mateo (shown above).

District Food Pickup program helps community members

Allison Cohen, Business Manager April 25, 2020

Amid unprecedented times and uncertainty during the COVID-19 pandemic, the San Mateo Union High School District (SMUHSD) has been a resource to support students and families who may be struggling to...

Becker is 3D printing pieces of face masks to contribute to the medical community.

Community unites in times of COVID-19

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

At a time during which people are ordered to stay six feet apart, wear masks in public spaces and remain at home when possible, it can be easy for people to feel isolated. In order to combat potential...

Advanced Placement (AP) tests will now be shorter, online versions of their original format in response to COVID-19 concerns, creating a foreign experience for AP students.

AP Tests to be Shortened, Moved online Due to Coronavirus

Elliot Skillings, Staff Reporter April 21, 2020

On March 20, the College Board announced that AP tests would be administered online at home due to concerns regarding the Coronavirus outbreak. The exam will be shortened to 45 minutes and will include...

COVID-19 brings unexpected environmental consequences

Moya Liu, Business Manager April 21, 2020

As COVID-19 rapidly spreads around the world, people are being forced to stay home by shelter-in-place protocols. As quarantine becomes the new normal and communities adjust to this national emergency,...

The five Board members met in a public Zoom call on Thursday night, which was also broadcast live on YouTube.

Board approves Credit/No Credit plan in 3-2 vote

Tekla Carlen, Editor-In-Chief April 18, 2020

The San Mateo Union High School District (SMUHSD) Board of Trustees approved a Credit/No Credit grading policy for this semester after a 3-2 vote Thursday night. During the special meeting, Board members...

BHS canceled due to coronavirus concerns

Jacob Lubarsky, Copy Editor March 13, 2020

The San Mateo Union District High School decided to cancel school throughout the district due to the coronavirus pandemic. The board made the unanimous vote to cancel school and all school activities beginning...

NBA season suspended amid coronavirus outbreak

Ben Neuman, Webmaster March 12, 2020

The NBA announced yesterday that it would be suspending its season indefinitely. The decision came after Rudy Gobert, the star center for the Utah Jazz, tested positive for coronavirus prior to the start...

False coronavirus rumor spreads in SMUHSD district

Ben Neuman, Webmaster March 9, 2020

Over the weekend, an unknown individual perpetrated a rumor that schools in the San Mateo Union High School District (SMUHSD) would be canceled due to concerns about infection of certain Burlingame and...

Hit-and-run injures four minors on Howard Ave

Tekla Carlen, Editor-In-Chief March 3, 2020

Omeed Adibi has been arrested after allegedly hitting four middle schoolers intentionally on the corner of Howard Avenue and Clarendon Road last Saturday. Adibi is an 18-year-old San Mateo resident who...

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