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In Loving Memory of Vice Principal John Francis Corry

By Steven Yee, Web Manager John Francis Corry, former Vice-principal of Mills, peacefully passed away on January 14, 2018 surrounded by his loved ones. Throughout his tough but courageous battle against cancer, Corry’s family faithfully supported him and encouraged him to get well and visit soon.

Devastating Mudslide Hits Montecito

By: Brielle Lam, Staff Writer On January 9, 2018, a mudslide made landfall in Montecito, California. The mudslide hit in the early morning hours. In the few days before the mudslide, there had been warnings about oncoming rain. People had been told to be prepared

Millbrae Leos Receive 2017 Chamber Excellence Award

On February 13, the Millbrae Leos Club accepted the 2017 Chamber Excellence Award in recognition of their service to the community. Leos Club President, Isabella Marinos, accepted the award along with several other Leos at the Millbrae City Council Meeting. Leos is a nonprofit organization

Deadly Flu Season Hits the United States

The United States has been impacted by a virulent flu season that began earlier than usual. Every year, the United States experiences a flu season that lasts through the fall and winter months. Influenza activity begins increasing around November, peaks from December to February, and

LMP Adopts a Family

By Gillian Garcia and Andrea Haro, News and Sports Media Coordinators On December 11, the Latina Mentor Program hosted their club’s annual holiday party during lunch and collected contributions from club members and mentors  to “adopt” a Mills family for the Christmas Holiday. Mrs. Lori

The Latest on Net Neutrality

by Aiden Neely In December of 2017, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to repeal Net Neutrality, despite millions of people protesting. Recently large companies have been speaking out against the repeal, as well as states suing the FCC. Meanwhile in Congress, Democrats have been

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District Wide Revision on Homework Policy

Jack Peng, Staff Writer The San Mateo Union High School District has implemented homework free holidays across all schools in our district. Starting next year, there will be none on holidays and it will be reduced on weekends to yield more time for students and their

National Parks Board Mass Resign

By Luna Teoh- Staff Writer On Monday January 15th, the governor of Alaska and head of the National Park Service Advisory Board, Tony Knowles submitted a letter of resignation in which 9 out of 12 officials on the board signed. Including Mr. Knowles, the eight

Ready for Fires

 by Gillian Garcia, News Media Coordinator On January 18, the fire alarms went off once more and, with all of the false alarms this school year, Mills is more prepared than ever. A simple toaster oven mishap in the TDS program classroom was the trigger

Recent FALSE Missile Alarm in Hawaii

By: Jessica Lin, Staff Writer  Residents of Hawaii recently received an alarming message on their cellular devices – “BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII. SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER. THIS IS NOT A DRILL.” People looked around in confusion before realizing that everyone’s phone had gone off