community events of interest

  • Welcome to our "community events of interest" page that will provide information on non-San Mateo High School Union District events. Email Sayre Happich at with information about your upcoming event.

    Saturday, January 23 - Calling All Young Filmmakers!

    Students in grades 4 through 12 who live or attend school in San Mateo County are invited to learn tips on creating videos at a free Film Workshop from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, January 23, via Zoom. Pre-registration is required at

    The workshop will be taught by members of Burlingame High School’s Environmental Club to help students who wish to enter the CEC Student Film Fest cosponsored by the club and the Citizens Environmental Council (CEC).
    Entries are due March 1 for the annual contest, which invites students to enter videos on the environmental topic of their choice. CEC is providing cash prizes that will be awarded to student filmmakers in three categories: grades 4-5 ($100), grades 6-8 ($150) and high school ($350). The final entries will be screened and winners will be announced at the Film Fest on March 23. There is no charge to enter.
    Wednesday, January 27 - Meeting on Proposed US 101/Peninsula Avenue Interchange Project is January 27

    The City of San Mateo is hosting an interactive community meeting on Wednesday January 27, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. to inform and answer questions about the proposed US 101/Peninsula Avenue Interchange Project.
    The meeting will be held virtually on Zoom. The link will be provided on a forthcoming announcement flyer or on the project website in January.
    To learn more about the project, please visit