Friday, February 6, 2015

San Mateo High School
Daily Bulletin
Friday, February 6, 2015 

JSA Club Meeting- Today – Lunch – Room A220
Ping Pong Club Meet –Today- Lunch Room B201                
Quiz Kids Meeting – Today- Lunch – Room A160

Attention Students:
Do not park in the District Office Parking Lot.  Park in the San Mateo High School lots only.  Students may be ticketed or towed.

Senior Class Fundraiser:
Come to our California Pizza Kitchen Fundraiser on Wednesday, February 11th all day. Support our class!

San Mateo Athletic Fundraiser:
San Mateo Athletic Fundraiser Pasta Dinner and Auction will be held on Saturday, March 14, 2015 at the Masonic Temple.  Hurry before tickets sell out! Please refer to website for more information or email

Winter Formal- Saturday, February 21, 2015
Formal will be on Saturday, February 21st from 7-10pm.  Tickets are on sale this Monday! Clearance and Guest passes can be picked up in Student Services. Guest passes can be downloaded from our website.  Guest passes are due Today, February 6th.

Election Signups for Class Council/ ASB positions :
Come today, to the Leadership Room, A001, to pick up your election packet and sign up for Class Council or ASB positions.

A Message from Ms. Shiu regarding:  African American Students’ Day at Hewlett Packard
Are you interested in attending African American Students’ Day at Hewlett Packard?  You must have at least a 2.0 GPA and complete the field trip packet.  Limited space - only 1 spot left.  First come, first serve. This is a great opportunity to look at job opportunities within the company.  Please see Ms. Shiu for a packet.         

Scholarship of the week 
Every year The San Mateo Rotary Club offers our students a generous scholarship! Seniors who will be attending a 2 year community college or a 4 year university are encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity. Scholarships are based on academics, general citizenship and financial need. Please see Ms. Paige in the career center to learn more. 

Attention seniors: 
Next Tuesday on February 10th  the College of San Mateo will be speaking in the Library here at San Mateo High School, If you are planning to attend or if you are interested in attending the College of San Mateo, Cañada or Skyline please go down the career center to pick up your pass and learn more! The Presentation will take place during 3rd period, students attending a 2 year college post high school are highly encouraged to attend.

Attention all Juniors-
You are invited to attend "Junior Information Night", hosted by the College advisors and counselors.  We will be discussing post-secondary options and what a junior needs to do to prepare for college.  It will take place on February 10th at 6pm in the Library here at San Mateo High School.  A Spanish translated version will take place in the career center during the event. Hope to see you there! Please see Ms. Paige or Ms. Furgiuele in the career center if you have any questions.

Attention African American Students!
Skyline College will be hosting a Brothers and Sisters Conference on February 26th! Topics will include; making College affordable, having a personal plan, career options and setting you up for college success.  Breakfast, lunch and transportation will be provided. Please see Ms. Paige in the career center to learn more. 

Sport Announcements:
The San Mateo freshmen boys basketball team beat mills by a score of 43-42. Jake Jefferies led the team with 14 points and 12 rebounds while making the last 2 free throws with 3.2 seconds left to we the game.
Concussion testing make up day:
Concussion testing make up day will be on Monday, February 9, 2015 immediately after school in the C Lab. All athletes need to take the concussion test in order to participate in spring athletics.

Friday, February 6, 2015
Boys’ Basketball – Hillsdale at Hillsdale – 4:45; Varsity 7:45
Girls’ Basketball – Hillsdale at Hillsdale – JV 3:15; Varsity 6:15 (Release JV-1:30)
Boys’ Soccer – Capuchino at Capuchino – V 3:00; JV 4:30 (Release V-1:20:  JV-2:30)

Today’s Quad at Hillsdale will be a PINK OUT!  It is a Breast Cancer Awareness Quad. Wear PINK to show your Spirit!

WINTER MUSICAL TICKETS ON SALE NOW!  Get your tickets today at Lunch for $5!
PROJECT NUMBER ONE: The SMHS Drama department is joining forces with the AP Environmental Science class on a project that will conserve thousands of gallons of water a year!  Project Number One will raise funds to replace every urinal at our school with modern waterless facilities.  It’s the (waterless) wave of the future, folks, and San Mateo High is going to be there first!  Check out the display table in the lobby during every performance of URINETOWN and please bring your dollars and change to donate. Help us be flush with funds so we can end flushing at Mateo! Contact Mr. Friedman/Appleman with questions.

Hygiene Drive
Project Fresh is collecting any hygienic supplies for the next 2 weeks.  Just bring your items down to the quad at lunch.  We have many rewards for you donations!  More info is provided on the Facebook Event page and at the table during lunch.  Thank you for your help!

Sports Enthusiast:
Bay Area Online Sports Network will be broadcasting our basketball game tonight at 6:15pm and 7:45pm on  Spectators watch for free from your iPad or mobile device! Check on line for future games.