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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

Clara Porto

Clara Porto, Staff Reporter

Clara Porto is a sophomore and a first-year journalism student. In her free time, she likes to watch tv, sleep, and cook/bake. She also enjoys hanging out with friends and going on bike rides.

All content by Clara Porto
The girls varsity soccer team playing against Menlo-Atherton on Thursday, April 22. Ultimately, Burlingame lost the game, their first loss of the season.

A late goal leads girls varsity soccer team to their first loss of the season

May 3, 2021

On April 22, the girls varsity soccer played against Menlo-Atherton High School and experienced their first loss of the season. The team was off to a great start of the season as they won their first two...

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Nature’s Cereal is a recent healthy food trend going viral among TikTok users.

Delicious and creative food trends take over TikTok

April 13, 2021

TikTok is responsible for numerous trends, from fashion to dances, that are popular among teens nowadays. Food trends in particular have become very common. Users of the app share their favorite recipes,...

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The girls varsity soccer team started the season on March 15 and are practicing for their upcoming games.

Girls soccer kicks off a new season

April 12, 2021

Similarly to many other winter sports, Burlingame’s girls soccer team was unable to begin their season at the usual date this year. Fortunately, on March 15, the team was finally able to get back on...

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Many teens are struggling with mental health issues due to the social isolation and stress caused by quarantine.

Hardships of quarantine deteriorates student’s mental health

March 8, 2021

Spending the whole day sitting in front of a computer screen, attending endless Zoom calls and turning in assignments by 11:59 p.m. has become a routine in the lives of many students. Before the pandemic,...

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Moment House offers tickets for a variety of virtual concerts with many different artists.

Virtual concerts allow fans and artists to remain connected

February 11, 2021

Plays, concerts and any other kinds of live performances that require a big crowd has been cancelled since the beginning of the pandemic. Big or small, artists have been negatively affected by the lack...

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Senior Anna Porto prepares to turn an essay in through Turnitin.com, a plagiarism detection platform used by many teachers during online learning.

Increased cheating resources lead to new prevention methods

November 19, 2020

Cheating was a recurring problem among students during in-person school, but teachers were able to keep a lookout for students who were acting suspiciously during quizzes and tests. However, with the switch...

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The Oak Grove Market is located to the left of the Burlingame High School’s football field and was a popular place for students to visit after school.

Distanced learning causes a decrease in students visiting small businesses near the school

October 28, 2020

Small business owners in the Burlingame community and across the United States have been struggling with the impact of the pandemic. Not only has the fear of spreading the virus restrained many from going...

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The Girl Up Club holds a Zoom meeting with President Anna Porto, Vice President Shaira Vohra and Treasurer/Secretary Sophie Kamenov.

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...

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