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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

Joelle Huysmans

Joelle Huysmans, Staff Reporter

Joelle Huysmans is a freshman at Burlingame High School and a first-year journalism student. Outside of school, she enjoys playing tennis, spending time with friends, playing board games with her family, and traveling across the globe to discover new cultures. Her profound passion for reading and writing has led her to this class and she is excited to see where it will take her next.

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Whether it is a promise to finally clean our bedroom, come to school on time, minimize our screen time or not to fail the next Spanish test, we are constantly vowing to improve. But when the new year comes around, that impulse to change is far more intense.

New year’s resolutions? More like unrealistic goals

January 16, 2023

“New year, new me.” Ever heard that before? It’s the same old promise we make year after year on Jan. 1 as we make a list of our self-improvement resolutions. But I think the laudable objectives...

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Rows of colorful tops displayed at the Hillsdale Mall’s Lululemon store, a favorite for Burlingame students.

High school fashion: a new uniform?

January 6, 2023

Every decade comes with its own, unique style. 50 years ago, there was the distinct ‘70s hippie look, consisting of the popular bell-bottom pants, maxi dresses and tie-dye t-shirt—the fashion staple...

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Showing their pumpkin spirit, Half Moon Bay locals wear festive costumes while driving in a decorated car during the Great Pumpkin Parade.

Half Moon Bay’s Art & Pumpkin Festival returns for a 50th year of fall fun

October 19, 2022

Picture this: the fragrance of pumpkin and cinnamon wafting through the air, Bob Dylan and Hall and Oates tunes playing in the background and colorful, unique art pieces showcased from booth to booth....

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Amanda Brown

October 4, 2022

2022-2023 ASB President Rinko Miyoshi stands in front of the leadership class’s window reflecting Burlingame High School.

New year, new leadership: Rinko Miyoshi embraces an open mind as new ASB president

September 23, 2022

This past August, senior Rinko Miyoshi's family moved to Japan while she stayed in Burlingame to finish her final year of high school. Living more than 5000 miles away from her family, Miyoshi has been...

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