Don’t miss Aragon’s Band Winter Concert featuring the Concert Band, Symphonic Band, and Wind Ensemble with special guest narrator, SMUHSD Superintendent Dr. Kevin Skelly. The concert will be held on Friday, December 16th at 7pm at the AHS Theater, 900 Alameda de las Pulgas, San Mateo. Visit Aragon Music Boosters website for more information.
Congratulations to all of the Peninsula Alternative High School (PAHS) students who received awards for their achievements during the first trimester of the 2016-2017 school year! At the PAHS Community Awards Night in November, more than 65 staff, students, family and community members gathered to celebrate. Forty-five students were recognized with 68 awards, including 22 nominated by teachers for academics, eight for attendance, three for high honors (4.0 GPA), 13 for honor roll (3.5+ GPA), 21 for merit roll (3.0+ GPA), and one student-nominated award for Accountability. Congratulations to all Pumas! Proud parents spoke with pride over their students’ accomplishments and thanked the school staff. Thank you to PAHS school staff for their hard work, not only in teaching and supporting our students and families, but also for helping to create this glorious evening, helping with setup, cooking, creating awards, outreach, presenting, and clean-up! The next Community Night event will be on Thursday, December 15th at 6pm at PAHS Community Wellness Center. Dinner will be served and everyone is welcome! More information will be posted on the Peninsula High school website soon.
San Mateo High students conducted their annual holiday food drive and broke their world record by collecting 105,000 pounds of food and continuing their tradition of being one of the largest food drives in the country! All donations went to the Samaritan House in San Mateo and Second Harvest Food Bank. We are so proud of our spirited, dedicated and community-minded Bearcats. We are thankful to the following groups and people who helped us feed our community this holiday. They are: the SMUHSD Adult School (collected SO MANY cans!), the San Mateo and Foster City Rotary Clubs who donated generously, the Local Lions Club Chapter, Congressperson Jackie Speier, the entire SMHS STAFFULTY, SMHS community (ALL students, parents and alumni!), Charlie Royce (CFD webmaster), retired Bearcat teacher Debby Martin who supervised ALL of the money collections, Orthodontics of San Mateo, our North Central neighbors, City partners, local media reporters who helped to get the word out, Samaritan House, 2nd Harvest Food Bank, and of course, our local grocery stores and drug stores that hosted food collection dates! Thank you all for your generosity!
Capuchino recently honored three students who were recently offered spots to compete athletically next year in the NCAA! Please help us congratulate Luseane Tutoe, Karina Chavarria, and Victoria Lopez (photographed left to right):
Luseane Tutoe is an all around athlete who recently returned to the softball line-up following a sophomore ACL surgery. She fought back successfully and the power hitting shortstop accepted an offer to play softball at CSU Monterey Bay.
Karina Chavarria is an active member of the student body. She has served her school in the Leadership class for 3.5 years. She is an excellent centerfielder and has been the stolen base leader for the past three years. She recently committed to Brown University for softball.
Victoria Lopez has been participating in gymnastics since she was 5. She started serious training when she was 7. She has earned State champion for Level 8, 9 and 10, Region 1 champion for bars and beam in level 9 and 10, Beam champion in Nationals and 2nd on bars for level 10. She recently accepted an offer to compete with UC Berkeley.
We are so proud of these Mustangs! Congratulations Luseane, Karina, and Victoria!
The Mills Visual and Performing Arts Department will proudly present the Mills Student Showcase, a collaboration of art by the music, drama, visual and digital art students, on December 8th starting at 7pm in the Mills auditorium, located at 400 Murchison Drive in Millbrae. Tickets are $5 for students and $10 for adults. All proceeds go to support the Mills Music Program. We hope to see you there!
The Office of Student Services provides on-site interpreting services for Spanish and Chinese (Cantonese/Mandarin) speakers. Interpreter Service available in any language upon request.Learn the details.
La Oficina de Servicios Estudiantiles ofrece servicios de interpretación en el mismo lugar para las personas que hablan español y chino (mandarín). Se dispone de intérpretes de cualquier otro idioma previa solicitud. Averigüe los detalles.