Monday, February 9, 2015

San Mateo High School
Daily Bulletin
Monday, February 9, 2015 

JSA Club Meeting- Today – Lunch – Room A220
Acts of Random Kindness Club Meeting- Today- Lunch- Room A232
Rock Collectors Club – Lunch – A216

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.

Next week is Health Week
Come to the Quad every day at lunch, Feb 17-20 for a themed day and fun activities promoting health.  T-shirts and Cutiegrams will be sold every day!

Blood Drive Permission Slips Due
Forms are available in the Leadership Room. If you would like to participate in the Blood Drive, please turn your forms into the Leadership Room by Friday, February 13. 

Senior Class Fundraiser:
Come to our California Pizza Kitchen Fundraiser this 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 lunch today at leadership window! Tickets are on sale 2/9-2/13 for $23 or $20 with PAL. Next week, 2/16-2/20 $25 or $23 with PAL  In order to buy a ticket you must be cleared.  Clearance passes are in Student Services.  Make all checks out to SMHS.

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.      

Extended Library Hours:
The library is now open Monday to Friday.  If your printer ran out of ink and you need to print out a paper, if you need a warm, well-lit place to study for that test, stop by the library!

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 
Tomorrow 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.

Concussion testing make up today:
Concussion testing make up day is today, immediately after school in the C Lab. All athletes need to take the concussion test in order to participate in spring athletics.

Monday, February 9, 2015
Boys Soccer-Terra Nova at SM - Varsity 3:00; (Release V-1:45)

Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Girls Soccer – Hillsdale at Hillsdale - Varsity 3:00; JV 4:30 (Release V-1:30; JV-2:45)
Boys Basketball- Capuchino at Capuchino - JV 4:00; Varsity 5:30; Freshman: 7:00
Girls Basketball- Capuchino at San Mateo - JV 4:00; Varsity 5:30 (Release JV-2:15)

Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Boys’ Soccer – Mills at Mills – V 3:00; JV 4:30 (Release V 1:30: JV 3:15)

Thursday, February 12, 2015
Girls Soccer – Woodside at SM - V 3:00; JV 4:30 (Release V-1:45)

Friday, February 13, 2015
Boys’ Basketball – Burlingame at San Mateo – JV 4:45; Varsity 7:45
Girls’ Basketball – Burlingame at San Mateo – JV 3:15; Varsity 6:15 (Release JV-1:45)
Boys’ Soccer – Westmoor at SM – V 3:00; JV 4:30 (Release V-1:45)

Saturday, February 14, 2015
Freshman Boys’ Basketball – Burlingame at Hillsdale   –1:30pm

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!

A Message from Ms. Fergusson:
Our Mock Trial team will be competing at the South City Courthouse on tomorrow, Tuesday night, Feb. 10.

Prosecution will be competing at 5:30 (against Mills, Half Moon Bay, and Jefferson) and Defense at 7:30 (against El Camino, South City, and Oceana) on those nights. Everyone is welcome to come watch these events. The courthouse is at 1050 Mission Street in South San Francisco. Once inside, look for the courtrooms where Team "B" is competing. Last chance to see us!

Go Mock Trial!