August 30, 2016

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    Bagels and smiles at Senior Sunrise

    Senior Vikki Krysov holds a tray of bagels at Senior Sunrise, which took place this Friday, Aug. 26 in the early morning before school officially started. All seniors were treated to a delicious breakfast and encouraged to share time with friends watching the (cloudy and mostly hidden) sunrise on the football field.

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    Professional videographer comes to Programming Club

    A professional videographer came to the Media Lab on Wednesday to film San Mateo High School’s Programming Club, which is also affiliated with Hack Club. The club, led by senior Samuel Escapa, is being featured on an international website devoted to spotlighting various clubs. From left to right, Selynna Sun, Zach Latta, Vince de Ramos (senior) and Annie Zhang (senior) are being filmed while discussing programming projects.

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    Students Excited About The New Yearbook

    Freshman Yearbookers Mallorie Jenne (left), and Evelyn Magana (right), are excited about the release of the 2016 Yearbook, which they have  helped make throughout the school year.

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    Design Thinking Club Takes on the Tech Challenge

    Far left: Jessica Montano(11), Right: Maya Rijhwani(9), Left: April Wei(11), Far right: Ruth Yang(10), Bottom left: Zion Shih(11), Bottom right: Moriah Shih(9) are members of Design Thinking Club. The six participated in The Tech Challenge on Sunday, April 24. The group launched three gliders of their own creation.

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    Just Another Day At Lunch

    Some freshman are talking about how finals are coming up and how stressed they are about studying. But relieved because summer is so close and they are almost sophomores. (Joey Borges, Luiza Velloso, Jessica Nimny, Tuva Kagedal)

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Career Conversations: Christiaan Vorkink

May 19, 2016

  A Conversation with Christiaan Vorkink Christiaan is a Vice President at True Ventures where he supports the Founders and employees of the 120 company True portfolio. Prior to joining True in 2008, he was a senior analyst at Cambridge Associates and worked in network development at BrightRoll, an early True investment.  What is venture capital? It’s all about helping people build and scale businesses. Venture capitalists provide money and support to people excited about creating something fundamentally different. Our job is to say “We love what you’re doing, we think your vision for the future is very exciting, and…

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You Know What Time It Is, Bearcats…

May 2, 2016

Sports Puns Marc: Why was Cinderella so bad at baseball? Ankur: Why? Marc: She had a pumpkin for a coach!   Why did the police officer go to the softball game?… Some stole second base!   Marc: What’s the difference between a high-hit baseball and a maggot’s father? Ankur: What? Marc: One’s a pop fly. The other’s a fly pop.   “Did you hear the joke about the fast pitch?”…  ”Forget it. You just missed it.”   What do runners do when they forget something? They jog their memory!   I used to have a fear of hurdles, but I got…

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Savoring College

May 2, 2016

College is terrifying. You probably have spent a majority of your life living with your parents- having your food, bed, and clothes set for you. But once you graduate twelfth grade and decide to go to a four year university, you can forget the hand-held life you’ve had so far. One of the many things you have to do on your own is cook, or at least eat in some form- whether it is the cafeteria buffet or something you make on your own in the kitchenette in  your suite. Knowing what I know so far, as a high school…

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Golden State Warrior’s Regular Season Record

Stephen Curry led the Golden State Warriors to the best regular season record in National Basketball Association history. The Warriors passed the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls regular season record (72-10) and finished the season with 73 wins and only nine losses. They defeated the Memphis Grizzlies 125-104. Curry also had some of his own records. He broke his record of most 3-pointers made in a season by finishing this with 402 and this is also the most 3-pointers made in a single regular season in NBA history. Curry finished the last game with 46 points (10 for 19 in 3-pointers). The…

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You Know What Time It Is, Bearcats…

Sports Puns Marc: Why was Cinderella so bad at baseball? Ankur: Why? Marc: She had a pumpkin for a coach!   Why did the police officer go to the softball game?… Some stole second base!   Marc: What’s the difference between a high-hit baseball and a maggot’s father? Ankur: What? Marc: One’s a pop fly. The other’s a fly pop.   “Did you hear the joke about the fast pitch?”…  ”Forget it. You just missed it.”   What do runners do when they forget something? They jog their memory!   I used to have a fear of hurdles, but I got…

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Dub Nation Undefeated

        Once again, the Golden State Warriors are balling at number one. Their team is in the perfect direction to become the best team there is. They played with one of the fastest paces in the league. The Warriors are bringing the strength in numbers back to history.      The Warriors made a living off of their victories and were the best assisting team in the league. That style of play helped every potential threat in their ball lineups turn into actual scoring threats and made them even deadlier on offense. The league is embracing the…

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Track Meet Was Thursday

The San Mateo High School Track Team had a meet Thursday, April 14, at Woodside High School. It started at 3:00 pm.