Category Archives: News

Millbrae Downtown Upgrades

by: Adrian Ghilardi, Staff Writer Over the past two years, the city officials of Millbrae have been putting together a plan to build a new part of downtown surrounding the BART station. The City has received proposals from two parties: Republic Urban Properties, a nationwide

Mr. V Returns!

by Gillian Garcia, News Media Coordinator Chemistry teacher Max Von Euw returned to Mills on November 9, concluding his paternity leave to care for his new baby Milo. From the first day of school until November 8th, Mr. V spent a lot of time with

Mills named “SMUHSD Champion” for Special Olympics

By Hailey Ung, Staff Writer Mills was awarded the title of “SMUHSD Champion” in November for hosting a Special Olympics event for the second consecutive year, with the efforts of the Leadership Class, Mr. Torres, and Mr. Batman, who utilized the equipment and staff provided

The Commotion Over Senior Quotes

By: Hoatson Kwan, Staff Writer Publications, the student-run class that produces the yearbook, announced on the night of November 15th that they were re-introducing senior quotes to the 2017-2018 edition of the Mills Yearbook. Previously, faculty adviser Ms. Soda had decided to suspend this long-standing

The New Sustainability Policy

By: Brielle Lam, Staff Writer On Thursday October 26, 2017 the Board of San Mateo Union High School District (SMUHSD) passed a sustainability policy that will cut energy use in schools. Headlining these changes is the regulation of HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) operations,

Happy Retirement Ms. Shiozaki!

 Ms. Shiozaki will be marking the end of her eleven-year career at Mills on November 30, 2017. Before Ms. Shiozaki came to Mills, she worked various positions, including the copy room and main office, at another high school. Since she was seeking a new change

School Safety Threatened Across Campus

By Kaitlyn Chan, Editor-in-Chief Numerous incidents of threats made against student safety have arisen across various high school campuses, including Mills, indicating the possibility of a copycat effect striking the district.   Mills, Capuchino, San Mateo, Peninsula, and Hillsdale high schools have discovered threats of

Fires Burning Bright Next Door

By Jack Peng, Staff Writer On October 8th, fires scorched across Sonoma County burning 36,807 acres and costing 1.2 billion in damages. There were 6 major fires; the largest ones being Pocket fire and Tubbs fire, which have left Northern California in ruins, burning more

Puerto Rico: The Aftermath of Hurricane Irma and Maria

By Gillian Garcia and Jessica Lin, Staff Writers The combined forces of Hurricanes Irma and Maria devastated the small island of Puerto Rico a month ago, leaving dozens dead or unaccounted for and hundreds of thousands displaced. The estimated cost of repairing the island is