Wednesday, March 18, 2015

San Mateo High School
Daily Bulletin
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 

CLUB/CLASS ACTIVITIES - Today at Lunch are:
Muslim Fellowship Meeting – A237
Raza Unida Club Meeting- A145
La Raza Unida se junta durante el almuerzo hoy en A-145
Ping Pong Club Meeting- B201
Programming Club Meeting- Room A157
Team HBV Club Meeting- Room C006 (We have Cookies!)
Writers’ Block Creative Writing Club Meeting- Today- After School- A145
Poly Club Meeting- Tomorrow - Lunch – A008
Model UN Meeting- Tomorrow - Lunch – A234

This is Spirit Week!
Wacky Wednesday is today! Thursday, March 19 is Candy Day; 9th- Lifesavers (fire fighters), 10th- Nerds, 11th-Junior Mints (winter), 12th- 100 GRAND (Glam out!) Friday, March 20, is Giants Parade-Wear your Orange and Black!

Carnegie in the Library!
It’s our Annual SMHS Chamber Concert. Come hear some great instrumental music tonight, March 18, 7pm!   Students/Seniors $5 Adults $10

If you have not turned in your senior questionnaire by lunch today, you will not be allowed to buy prom tickets. Extra copies are available in student services.  Check school loop to confirm your questionnaire has been turned in.

Congratulations to Janani!
SMHS is proud to recognize that Janani Krishna-Jha has won a National Award for her personal memoir entitled "Trishanku's Heaven." More than 300,000 works were entered for the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards this year, and Janani's essay was in the top 1% of the nation.  As a national award winner, Janani is invited to attend the award ceremony at Carnegie Hall in June, and her essay will be exhibited in cross-country tour around the United States.

Spring Clothing Drive
Have Clothing you don’t need anymore?  Drop them off at SMHS’s library, office or freshman tutorial this week!

Ritmo Latino Dance-
Friday, March 20, 2015, 7 – 10 pm @ SMHS-Small Gym.  Students may purchase tickets at lunch in the quad or in Room A145. Students who attend will receive extra-credit in their Spanish classes!

SMHS Club Website
SMHS has a new club website! Club advisors can go to to submit weekly club minutes and check if all information is correct.

A Message from the Career Center
The College of San Mateo will be speaking in the Library here at San Mateo High School next Tuesday during 5th period. Students who are considering going straight into the workforce after graduation and/or have undecided majors please see Ms. Paige in the career center as this will be a workshop that you do not want to miss!

Attention sophomores and juniors!
Middle College, a high school program for juniors and seniors at CSM, is accepting applications for Fall 2015. The application deadline is Wednesday, March 25. Bearcats interested in the program can contact their guidance counselor or the Career Center staff for an application. Visit for details.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Varsity Girls Softball vs El Camino @ Home - 4:00 (Release V-2:30)
JV Girls Softball vs So San Francisco @ El Camino - 4:00 (Release JV-2:30)
Boys Varsity Golf –VS Capuchino @ Poplar Creek –3:00   (Release 2:10)

Congratulations to JV Softball who beat Mills Monday 8-0. Emily McHugh hit a grand slam and pitched a shutout. Nancy Arevelos had two hits in the Bearcats league win. Congratulations Ladies.

Come Support the Grad Night Committee
The International Food Fair will be held this Tuesday, March 24 from 5:30pm-7:30pm in the Small Gym.  Foods from around the world will be sold, with prices ranging from $1-$5.  We have entertainment lined up with student groups performing music and dances from Mexico, the Philippines, China, Polynesia and India.  If you're unable to stay the evening, we will offer a 'To-Go' Special Menu with selected entrees. More information will be sent later.  See our flyer at