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Millbrae BART Station Public Hearing

   On the evening of Tuesday the 13th of March, hundreds of people, including Millbrae citizens, local businessmen, unionists, and others filed into the auditorium at Taylor Middle School to witness a public hearing on the BART station project. This was the second hearing on

Mills Students Join in on Nationwide Walkout

By Daniel Xuereb, Business Manager On March 14, 2018, Mills students participated in the “National Student Walkout” to protest gun violence and school shooting in the United States. The “March for Our Lives” and “National Student Walkout”  protests was created in response to the events

JUULing on Campus

By Leanna Yu, Staff Writer In 2016, the popularization of Juuls (pronounced “Jewels”) spread across the nation towards the younger generations of teens today for its youthful form of rebellion. Although purchasing Juuls requires an agreement to verification of someone 21 years or older, Juuls

Mills High School Debuts “Komorebi” Event

By Hoatson Kwan, Staff Writer Komorebi is a Japanese term referring to the filtering of light through the trees. Similarly, in this TEDx-style speaking event, select orators will shed light on contemporary issues and topics that concern our community from unique perspectives. Come enjoy an insightful

Freshman Think Tank Innovates Ways to Improve Mills Learning Experience

By Rachel Lam, Staff Writer Since the beginning of the new semester, Mills teachers, counselors and administration have been collaborating to brainstorm methods to improve the learning experience for freshmen. Known as Freshman Think Tank, this group of teachers and staff are following a specific protocol

SpaceX Hispasat 30W-6 Mission

By Ezra Chan, Staff Writer On Monday, March 5 at 9:33 pm, SpaceX launched the second iteration of their Falcon rocket, Falcon 9, from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. SpaceX is an aerospace manufacturer and space transport services company founded in 2002 by Elon

Seniors are encouraged to take CAST this spring

By Taylor Nguyen, Illustrator & Staff Writer After spring break, the Mills student body will be taking two state standardized tests: the California Science Test (CAST) and the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP). Seniors and Juniors are suggested to take the CAST

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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