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Hong Kong residents take to the streets one June 16 2019, protesting the extradition bill and calling for the resignation of Hong Kongs Chief Executive Carrie Lam.

Behind the Hong Kong protests

Hubert Chen, Senior Reporter December 16, 2019

Millions of people across the world have come out to protest following controversies over the Hong Kong extradition bill, formally known as the Fugitive Offenders and Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal...

Burlingame High School Chorus preforming Light, by Lisa Loeb and Cliff Goldmacher.

Baroque themed winter choir concert

Samantha Johnstone, Managing Editor December 11, 2019

Burlingame and San Mateo put on a winter choir concert this past Thursday, Dec. 5. The theme of the concert was Baroque, from the Renaissance era in Europe. This style of music focuses on layered melodies,...

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...

The Climate Change Strike and what you can do to help

Aideen Delahunt, Staff Reporter October 21, 2019

On Friday, September 20th, millions of people around the globe gathered in the streets to protest the lack of action against climate change. Climate change is one of the biggest problems of this generation...

Fall Choir Concert

Samantha Johnstone, Managing Editor October 10, 2019

Choirs from both Burlingame and San Mateo performed last Thursday, Oct. 4. The Burlingame High School Chorus is composed of three choirs; entry level Chorus, intermediate Concert Choir, and advanced Chamber...

School Plant Operator Employee Victor Delaplaine removes the swastika from a banner.

Burlingame High School target of hate-motivated vandalism

Claire Hunt, Tekla Carlen, Amelia Harris, and Jacob Lubarsky September 6, 2019

Facilities Engineer George Reyes arrived at school Thursday, Sept. 5 at 6 a.m. to discover vandalism containing anti-Semitic, homophobic and racist messages on the walls of several buildings. Reyes immediately...

Families and teachers kick off the school year with the annual Back-to-School Potluck.

Back-to-School Potluck

Rachel Yap, Design Editor August 23, 2019

BHS will experiment with a new flex time this year, hoping to give students more time for meeting with teachers during the day.

New Flex Time program to begin Wednesday, Aug. 28

Amelia Harris, Editor-In-Chief August 20, 2019

Teachers and staff met Friday afternoon to discuss the structure of the new Flex Time and upcoming Flex Time training, scheduled to take place this week. The new school schedule includes time on both block...

AP Euro Test Cheating Scandal

AP Euro Test Cheating Scandal

Amelia Harris, Editor-In-Chief May 23, 2019

Following the AP European History exam on May 8th, a report was filed to the administration claiming that students cheated on the test. The school began an investigation during which they interviewed students...

Zac Lavine started an AAU team as a way to channel his passion for basketball into a coaching opportunity.

Sophomore Zac Lavine creates upstart AAU Basketball Club

Mark Habelt, Staff Reporter May 23, 2019

“I love coaching. I think it is so fun to see my players work hard and get rewarded,” said Zac Lavine, the founder of Norcal Rush Basketball. Lavine’s passion for basketball and entrepreneurial spirit...

Anti-Semitism alive and well at Burlingame

Ethan Gardner, Sports Editor May 23, 2019

A Jewish sophomore’s locker was broken into and vandalized on April 18. Drawn in deodorant were graphics of swastikas, hateful anti-Semitic messages, and other obscenities. Although not the first time...

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