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The Student News Site of Burlingame High School

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Jeannine Chiang

Jeannine Chiang, Web Editor

Jeannine Chiang is a junior at Burlingame High School and a second-year journalism student. She is excited to continue journalism as the Web Editor this year. Chiang is involved with many clubs in the school and enjoys spending time with her family and friends. In her free time, she enjoys swimming and watching her favorite TV shows.
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Sophomore Haleh Ansari attempts to score a layup basket in the first round of CCS playoffs against Jefferson High School on Feb. 17.

Despite quarterfinal loss to Mills, girls’ basketball reflects positively on progress

Jeannine Chiang, Web Editor
February 25, 2024

Girls’ basketball has come a long way. Despite a disappointing campaign last year and an inexperienced roster coming into this season, the team's young talent has stood its ground and brought the program...

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Sophomore Addie Uhrich dribbles the ball on offense, looking for a passing opportunity to a teammate.

Girls’ basketball falls to San Mateo in battle for league’s top spot

Jeannine Chiang, Web Editor
January 31, 2024

There is nothing more motivating than seeing an old, familiar face, coach your rival school. And when girls’ varsity basketball looked across the court on Friday, Jan. 26, they saw their former head...

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Head coach David Lopez watches his team play defense during the Panthers matchup against Capuchino.

New coaches bring energy, experience to winter sports

Boys’ basketball: David Lopez Zachary Newman It may be his first year as a varsity head coach, but David Lopez has his squad ready for this season. The boys’ basketball program, led for...

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Many students worry about missing school due to sickness because they fear their grades will drop due to their absence. Thus, they prioritize academic expectations over their health and continue to attend school while ill.

Academic pressure forces students to attend school despite sickness

Jeannine Chiang, Web Editor
December 18, 2023

This November, junior Luke Frikert caught the flu and missed 10 days of school as a result. But for Frikert, his illness was a secondary concern. “When I got sick, the first thing I was thinking about...

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Junior Ella Mchenry hits a free throw after getting fouled by Capuchino during an away game on Wednesday, Dec. 6.

Girls’ basketball defeats Capuchino in final minutes

Jeannine Chiang, Web Editor
December 10, 2023

Girls’ varsity basketball continued its strong start against Capuchino High School, winning its sixth contest of the year on Wednesday, Dec. 6. The Panthers (6-1) have already eclipsed last season’s...

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With a combination of ChatGPT and GPTZero, students can use both tools to their advantage to write, reword and submit AI-written essays. Although this isn’t academically honest, students still may receive good grades, and avoid any consequences by sidestepping the chatbot detection.

Students bypass AI detection with novel forms of cheating

Jeannine Chiang, Web Editor
November 14, 2023

ChatGPT, the chatbot software launched by Open AI in November 2022, continues to challenge the principle of academic integrity as students find novel ways to plagiarize their work without detection.  Namely,...

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Sophomore Oliver Canniffe prepares to pass the ball to an open teammate in an attempt to create a scoring opportunity against Capuchino High School on Monday, Oct. 23.

Boys’ water polo falls to Hillsdale in close CCS qualifying match

Jeannine Chiang, Web Editor
October 26, 2023

“Almost” is the most heartbreaking word in the English language, yet the only proper term to express boys’ water polo’s final game against Hillsdale High School on Wednesday, Oct. 25. There was...

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Junior Bobby Kendall blocks an attempted goal from Half Moon Bay.

[Photo] Boys’ water polo continues dominant season with victory over Half Moon Bay

Josie Wettan, Staff Reporter
October 16, 2023

Junior Bobby Kendall blocks an attempted goal from Half Moon Bay.

Sophomore Matthew Derossett looks for a teammate to pass the ball to during their league matchup against Mills on Sept.14.

Boys’ water polo dominates in 21-2 triumph against Mills

Jeannine Chiang, Web Editor
September 14, 2023

Boys’ varsity water polo has made their aspirations for this year loud and clear: win the Ocean Division league title. But they put their money where their mouth was in their first game of the season...

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Joshua Ortiz races the 100 yard free dive in with the chance of securing a PAL Championship title on Saturday, April 29.

[Photo] Boys’ swimming impresses at PAL finals

Amanda Nolan, Social Media Coordinator
May 3, 2023

Joshua Ortiz races the 100 yard free dive in with the chance of securing a PAL Championship title on Saturday, April 29.

Students at Burlingame acknowledged that they have shoplifted in the past, reflecting national trends.

Shoplifting culture: the disturbing rate of stealing among teenagers

Jeannine Chiang, Web Editor
February 17, 2023

In “Ginny & Georgia,” 15-year-old Ginny and her gaggle of friends swipe a shirt and jewelry from the mall. Although the store owner spots them, the girls escape any real consequences. Much like...

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The cheer team uplifts the student section by performing engaging stunts and chants.

The evolution of cheer: gender distribution and stereotypes

Jeannine Chiang, Web Editor
January 11, 2023

Picture the cheerleaders from any classic movie, television show, or young adult book: Probably, it’s a group of girls in short school dresses waving pom-poms on the football field. Likely, the cheerleaders...

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Cheer

Jeannine Chiang, Web Editor
November 22, 2022

Cheer is the only sport that competes in two consecutive high school seasons. That means November is a busy month for the program as they transition  from cheering for the football team to rallying...

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Sophomore team “Back that pass up” unites together to do a team stunt after their victory in the first round of the Panther Bowl.

Panther Bowl: A promising first glimpse at girls’ flag football

Michelle Moshkovoy and Jeannine Chiang
November 9, 2022

Senior quarterback Malia Schmidt scans the field, spotting an open Izzy Kossar 25 yards ahead of her. Without hesitation, she launches a spiral towards the endzone. Touchdown! 30 seconds later, Kossar...

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Mrs. Plinge, played by senior Kalla Kamenov (Left), and Nanny Ogg, played by senior Ayden West (Right), smile jovially as they hold their “Maskerade” scripts during one of the first rehearsals.

[Photo] Theater program thrills in “Maskerade”

Ruby Rosenquist, Staff Reporter
November 7, 2022

Mrs. Plinge, played by senior Kalla Kamenov (Left), and Nanny Ogg, played by senior Ayden West (Right), smile jovially as they hold their “Maskerade” scripts during one of the first rehearsals.

The cheer program prepares for a team stunt during the football game on Oct. 7.

Burlingame cheer brings spirit to long-awaited first home game

Jeannine Chiang, Web Editor
October 15, 2022

Last Friday’s match-up against Menlo-Atherton High School offered a little bit of everything: a highly-anticipated competition, the first home football game of the season and the spirit squad’s inaugural...

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Cast member Lucas Keeley, as Mr. Salzella, rehearses a scene with Clo Papandongas, who plays Agnes Nitt, during a rehearsal for “Maskerade.”

[Photo] Let’s get the show on the road: all about the fall play

Ruby Rosenquist, Staff Reporter
October 9, 2022

Cast member Lucas Keeley, as Mr. Salzella, rehearses a scene with Clo Papandongas, who plays Agnes Nitt, during a rehearsal for “Maskerade.”

New PE teacher Stephanie Lee poses on the main field.

Stephanie Lee

Jeannine Chiang, Web Editor
October 4, 2022

Stephanie Lee, Burlingame’s newest physical education (PE) teacher, is excited to get to know her students this year. Previously, Lee taught science at two other schools in the Bay Area: Archbishop Riordan,...

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