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The Burlingame B

The Student News Site of Burlingame High School

The Burlingame B

The Student News Site of Burlingame High School

The Burlingame B

Sophomore Lila Edmondson fights for the ball on the draw

Girls lacrosse mounts comeback to top Woodside Priory

Josie Wettan, Staff Reporter
April 17, 2024

Girls varsity lacrosse (2-4 West Bay Athletic League Skyline Division) pulled out a hard-fought comeback victory 21-15 against Woodside Priory on Friday, April 12, despite trailing by four in the third...

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Sophomore Kieran Clarke takes a deep breath as he swims butterfly in his race.

Swim overcomes Aragon in advance of PAL finals

Joelle Huysmans, Diversity Coordinator
April 16, 2024

The Aragon High School’s boys’ varsity swim team are the reigning Peninsula Athletic League (PAL) champions. And the Dons are no less formidable this year, with swimmers such as Gabe Anagnoson, who...

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Weekly Crossword

Alex Bertelli, Staff Reporter
April 15, 2024

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Junior Giana Johnson swings in the varsity softball game against Aragon High School on Tuesday, April 9.

Softball drops league contest to Aragon

Brendan Gilmore, Staff Reporter
April 14, 2024

Girls' varsity softball (6-7 overall, 1-4 Peninsula Athletic League Bay) lost to Aragon High School in a 7-2 blowout on Tuesday, April 9.  The loss was Burlingame’s third straight and fifth in their...

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Senior Jake Ramirez sprints to the finish line during the boys’ varsity 800 meter race against athletes from Half Moon Bay and South San Francisco High School.

Track and field dominates in final league meet

Kaylee Hwang, Staff Reporter
April 14, 2024

Burlingame’s track and field squad wrapped up the regular season at their last league meet against Half Moon Bay High School and South San Francisco High School on Wednesday, April 10.  Before the...

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Freshman Dylan Black searches for an open teammate during the boys’ lacrosse game against Palo Alto on Tuesday, April 9.

Boys’ lacrosse comes out slow in difficult loss to Palo Alto

Brinda Iyer, Copy Editor
April 14, 2024

Boys’ lacrosse (2-5 overall, 1-3 Peninsula Bay League) fell in a back-and-forth battle to Palo Alto High School on Tuesday, April 9, losing 9-5. Head coach Logan Brown thought the squad was a little...

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Dating in high school: Is it worth the risk?

Dating in high school: Is it worth the risk?

Natalie Gyde, Social Coordinator
April 12, 2024

“It’s love with an expiration date,” senior Olivia Johnson said.  It’s no secret that everyone wants to be the “It Couple.” To go on dates, to have a valentine, post one's significant other...

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For most music producers, digital audio workstations (DAWs) are a necessity for mixing and polishing audio. Here, staff writer Bertelli is shown next to his DAW. While there is no shortage of highly capable DAWs on the market, prices for professional software typically range in the hundreds of dollars.

Exploring art through sound: Three amateur music producers pursue passion

Alex Bertelli, Staff Reporter
April 10, 2024

There is a beauty to art that lies in its freedom — there are no rules, limits to what can be expressed or necessarily right approaches. Three of Burlingame High School’s music artists — sophomore...

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Elizabeth Diehl, who plays Ariel Moore in Footloose, performs the dance number “Holding Out for a Hero” during a dress rehearsal.

Footloose rocks (and rolls) the stage

Emma Yu, Staff Reporter
April 9, 2024

Over the course of two weekends in March, Burlingame Drama rocked the stage with six spectacular performances of “Footloose,” this year’s annual spring musical. Footloose features the journey...

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Students believe a four-day school week would offer more benefits than traditional five-day weeks.

Debating the merits of a four-day school week

Sophia Doss, Senior Reporter
April 9, 2024

According to the Education Weekly, almost 900 schools nationwide have adopted four-day school weeks. But the popular schedule isn’t taking hold across California — only two districts and five schools...

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The percentage of favorable responses from students to the survey question, “How fairly do students from your school treat students of different races, ethnicities, or cultures?”

Board reviews Panorama survey results from start of 2024, recognizes boys’ soccer’s championship

Will Kriner, Senior Reporter
April 9, 2024

At the San Mateo Union High School District Board of Trustees meeting on Thursday, March 28, the Board went over the results of the annual Panorama survey, completed by students and their families at the...

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