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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 winger Kylan Dean receives pass from senior winger Calvin Wagner late in the second half.

Boys’ soccer rallies to high-scoring draw against Hillsdale

Theo Au-Yeung, Staff Reporter
January 27, 2023

Thrilling endings are becoming quite the trend for boys’ varsity soccer.  Following a dramatic last-minute win over Woodside High School on Friday, Jan. 20, Burlingame entertained yet again on Jan....

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Junior right forward Kaylee Ng consistently made runs down the line in search of crosses and scoring opportunities during girls’ varsity soccer’s league matchup against Hillsdale High School on Tuesday, Jan. 24.

Girls’ varsity soccer fights to the final whistle in draw against Hillsdale

Michelle Moshkovoy, Sports Editor
January 26, 2023

For better or worse, “soccer is a fluky game,” has become one of varsity girls’ soccer head coach Philip De Rosa’s most-used mantras.  Coming off two straight wins after a tough 0-3 opening...

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Crying in H Mart, a memoir by Michelle Zauner, brings insight from a special perspective about grief, disconnect, culture and family.

Don’t be surprised if “Crying in H Mart” makes you cry

Kristie Kim, Social Coordinator
January 26, 2023

As I’ve gotten older, being an avid reader has become harder and harder. Every time I try to pick up a book, it feels like I’m either too busy or too devoted to the short, funny videos on my phone...

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Lo’ak, the youngest son of Jake Sully and Neytiri, glides through a coral reef on the back of an aquatic sea creature called an Ilu.

“Avatar: The Way of Water” makes an underwhelming splash

Arshia Chakravartti, Copy Editor
January 25, 2023

Warning: Spoilers ahead For many cinema aficionados, it was a good holiday season. Movie-goers put away their cheesy Hallmark flicks and Charlie Brown reruns, racing to the theaters for the much-anticipated...

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Students without a 5th, 6th or 7th period are expected to receive stickers for their ID cards from the counseling office, indicating that they are permitted to leave.

ID policies aim to crack down on class cutting, students skeptical

Ellie Neuman, Staff Reporter
January 24, 2023

When students returned to classes after winter break on Wednesday, Jan. 4, the administration sent a school-wide email announcing a new sticker policy for leaving campus. Students without a 5th, 6th or...

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This winter, California has been plagued by heavy rainfall and thunderstorms, with drainage water flooding streets and forming small lakes outside houses.

California deluge wreaks havoc on local houses and businesses

Brinda Iyer and Athena Bostonmaer
January 24, 2023

For Malik Zughayar, a typical New Year’s Eve consists of celebration with friends and family, reminiscing over the highlights of the past year. But on Dec. 31, 2022, Zughayar — the owner of Burlingame...

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Celine Tan teaches her third period Italian 3 class on Nov. 28 — one of the four curriculums she leads in the language program.

First-year Italian teacher Celine Tan takes on changing language program

Michelle Moshkovoy, Sports Editor
January 19, 2023

In 1997, Burlingame’s Italian language program was on the brink of collapse. In a last ditch effort to revive the program, the administration took a chance on a young teacher with new ideas: Antonella...

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Newly wealthy couple Harper and Ethan embark on a vacation to die for with old friends.

Book your next view-cation at “The White Lotus”

Danny Conway, Staff Reporter
January 19, 2023

The first season of HBO’s dramedy “The White Lotus” was, to me, one of the sharpest and most addictive series in recent memory. 14 months after season one's memorable finale, creator Mike White booked...

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A rendering of the gym facilities renovation.

Athletic Director unveils plan for reconstruction of gym facilities; students weigh in

Will Kriner, Staff Reporter
January 17, 2023

For almost two years, a plan has been in motion to renovate the athletic facilities at Burlingame. Although construction won’t begin until summer break starts, the expansion and reconstruction of the...

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Juniors Caitlin Kall and Taryn Hallum, as well as sophomore Charlotte Chan, talk about their favorite winter fashion trends.

It’s the most comfortable time of the year

Ruby Rosenquist, Staff Reporter
January 17, 2023

As the second semester begins, students are layering up to protect themselves from the chilly winter weather. But no two years are the same in the fashion world – are festive sweaters back in? I spoke...

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Whether it is a promise to finally clean our bedroom, come to school on time, minimize our screen time or not to fail the next Spanish test, we are constantly vowing to improve. But when the new year comes around, that impulse to change is far more intense.

New year’s resolutions? More like unrealistic goals

Joelle Huysmans, Staff Reporter
January 16, 2023

“New year, new me.” Ever heard that before? It’s the same old promise we make year after year on Jan. 1 as we make a list of our self-improvement resolutions. But I think the laudable objectives...

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Senior guard Zaden Martin defends the perimeter in boys’ varsity basketball’s league game at home on Friday, Jan. 13.

Boys’ varsity basketball blocks out noise, improves to 2-0 in league

Danny Conway, Staff Reporter
January 16, 2023

In a satisfying end to the first “quad” night — where all four of Burlingame’s varsity and junior varsity basketball teams play at home — in three years, boys’ varsity basketball (11-2 overall)...

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