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The Student News Site of Burlingame High School

The Burlingame B

The Student News Site of Burlingame High School

The Burlingame B

Emma Yu

Emma Yu, Staff Reporter

Emma Yu is a freshman at Burlingame High School and a first year journalism student. She’s very excited to be part of The Burlingame B staff this year and learn about what it takes to become a journalist! Some hobbies that led her to journalism are writing stories, designing graphics, parliamentary debate, and impromptu speech. In her free time, Emma also enjoys painting, reading classics, gaming, and studying philosophy.
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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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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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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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Junior Lucas Keeley, playing the god Hephaestus talks with sophomore Gina Saccuman, who acts as the goddess Aphrodite.

Burlingame drama’s 99-minute masterpiece

Emma Yu, Staff Reporter
November 13, 2023

On Thursday, Oct. 26, Burlingame Drama opened its annual fall play “The Iliad, The Odyssey and All of Greek Mythology in 99 Minutes or Less.” This year’s play was a compilation of classic Greek...

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Gregory McGarry, from rooms A106 and A103, pursues his passion of becoming an English teacher.

Meet Burlingame’s new faculty

Gregory McGarry, from rooms A106 and A103, pursues his passion of becoming an English teacher.

Senior Dylan Ares Hansen raises his arms in victory during rehearsals for the fall play.

A preview of the fall play, in nine minutes or less

Emma Yu, Staff Reporter
September 26, 2023

This October, Burlingame’s fall play will feature stories from the Iliad, the Odyssey and Greek Mythology, rewritten and performed as a fast-paced modern comedy.  The play, titled “The Iliad, the...

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