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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

Burlingame’s mock trial team is energetic after an exciting first match against Oceana High School.

Mock trial closes out season with hard-earned victory

Alex Bertelli, Staff Reporter
February 23, 2024

The verdict is clear: Burlingame’s mock trial team has had a great season. The prosecution and defense subteams both triumphed in their third and final competition on Tuesday, Feb. 6, securing a third...

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As an alternative to Valentine’s Day, girls celebrate Galentine’s by bringing food and exchanging gifts.

Looking back on Valentine’s Day

Evelyn Du and Audrey Wei
February 20, 2024

Valentine's Day is a renowned holiday worldwide, celebrated by many. However, depending on age, it is celebrated differently. For example, elementary schoolers annually celebrate with a massive candy exchange...

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San Francisco is home to many Lunar New Year cultural celebrations.

Lunar New Year at Burlingame

Evelyn Du, Staff Reporter
February 8, 2024

In Chinese culture, Lunar New Year is an all-out celebration to secure an auspicious start and end of the year. It’s truly an unforgettable experience — whether it be the loud bang of firecrackers,...

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The Burlingame B surveyed students on the most popular aesthetic trends in 2024.

Burlingame’s 2024 Ins and Outs

Sophia Doss, Senior Reporter
February 8, 2024

Exercise, skincare and fake freckles are in. High screen time, lack of organization and late-night-Doordashing is out. At least, that’s what Burlingame students said when asked to reflect on their “Ins”...

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Junior Nico Bennett, acting as “Ren,” laments his frustration with moving into a new town.

Theater prepares to ‘cut loose’ dancing potential

Emma Yu, Staff Reporter
February 2, 2024

This February, Burlingame’s drama team is preparing intensely for their mid-March debut of “Footloose,” a vibrant musical themed around rock music, dancing, and rebellion. Adapted from the 1984...

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One of the workshops that the design winners attended was about inclusive fashion design. The designers were challenged to pad out dress forms to a size 16W.

Cheng receives national recognition for art

Josie Wettan, Staff Reporter
February 1, 2024

Senior Lauren Cheng’s winter break was an extra week long — but for good reason. She spent the second week of January in Miami at National YoungArts Week, an exclusive program for YoungArts award...

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Sophomore Paige Altbaier posts her pledge to stop hate at ASAP’s most recent exhibit in the alumni room on Friday, Jan. 26.

ASAP Museum: combating hate through education

Connie Lu, Staff Reporter
January 26, 2024

When swastikas showed up on the walls of campus bathrooms and Neo-Nazi posters started appearing in hallways, junior Emmett Kliger decided he had to do something.  At first, he tried to blow it off...

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The magnet car station involved a hands-on teaching experience to engage kids.

2C STEM: Empowering youth through curated STEM programs

Evelyn Du, Staff Reporter
January 16, 2024

It is no secret that as our world grows more dependent on technology and artificial intelligence, the relevance of STEM education has grown in tandem, even among the youngest children. In the summer of...

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Students from advanced drama, acting as rival surfers, coast the waves onstage.

Bringing elementary stories to a high school stage

Emma Yu, Staff Reporter
December 30, 2023

The term “storyteller” often conjures up images of seasoned travelers with tales of adventures far and wide. But on Thursday, Dec. 14, advanced drama performed six plays inspired by the most unlikely...

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A rendering of the view of the town square from Park Road showcases the potential for a modern community space.

Long-awaited town square finally coming to Burlingame

Will Kriner, Senior Reporter
December 22, 2023

For almost 20 years, discussions have echoed throughout city hall regarding the construction of a new town square for downtown Burlingame. It’s been a long wait, but the town square will finally come...

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