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Model UN in a Pandemic

Model UN in a Pandemic

October 27, 2020

Shifting to an online platform has created challenges in all aspects of student life and the Model United Nations (MUN) club is no different. MUN is a club where students debate real world issues by representing countries in a simulated United Nations with other high school teams. The club primarily spends the year preparing for in-person conferences and thus has had to make changes to how it operates...

Girl Up Club adjusts to distanced meetings

Girl Up Club adjusts to distanced meetings

October 27, 2020

Burlingame offers a variety of clubs for students to stay involved in the school community. Even during online school, clubs of all kinds are finding ways to connect with students.  One service club at Burlingame is the Girl Up Club, which was started last spring by senior and club president, Anna Porto. Girl Up is an organization that helps empower girls all over the world by advancing their skills,...

Virtual format poses new challenges and opportunities for KIN Club’s fundraising endeavors

Virtual format poses new challenges and opportunities for KIN Club’s fundraising endeavors

October 25, 2020

With the fall semester being held online, most Burlingame clubs have had to acclimate to a virtual format. For the Burlingame Kids in Need (KIN) Club, the transition has been tricky, especially because the club’s fundraising events are reliant on in-person gatherings, such as the annual tree lighting and club food fairs. Additionally, the school cannot manage money virtually, so any fundraising a...

Burlingame Student Council finds new ways to unite student body

Burlingame Student Council finds new ways to unite student body

October 23, 2020

The Burlingame High School Student Council has been forced to generate unique ways to hold activities for the student body in the age of online school. Last year, student council made strides to connect the student body; they held fundraisers and implemented pack-the-stands to fill bleachers at events. However, many events that they planned for the 2020-2021 school year and the spring of the 2019-2020...

Volunteer-oriented clubs unaffected by new club rule

Volunteer-oriented clubs unaffected by new club rule

October 22, 2020

Clubs that do not have funding to spend on perks, must rely on their members’ motivation and involvement to achieve the club’s goals.   Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, students who participate in most clubs have been limited to online methods of meeting. Although this is a significant change to the way clubs meet, for clubs that do not rely on funding, the operations of the club remain largely...

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