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Learn about our Growth Fund Fundraiser and make a difference today!

All proceeds go directly to the support of classroom technology and supplies .

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SMUHSD College & Career Faire - Th, Oct 23 @ Mills HS

Mark your calendars! The SMUHSD's Annual College & Career Fair is coming up later this month. This popular and much-in-demand night for college-bound students allows students and their families to collect information on application procedures, special programs, major requirements, expenses, social and cultural activities and housing. FREE and open to the public.
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Mills High School, 400 Murchison Drive, Millbrae 94030 
Free and open to the public!
Spread the Word
Help others learn about this informative event by sharing the event flyer with anyone who you think would be interested in attending college.
More Information at: www.smuhsd.org/collegecareerfair
Hope to see you there!

Powderpuff Football: Please note the earlier 4PM start time for the College Fair

Powderpuff Football: Please note the earlier 4PM start time for the College Fair

Soph Challenge Day Parent-Volunteers Needed

We are looking for adult volunteers to come assist with Challenge Day on Wednesday, October 22nd & November 19th. Challenge day is run by an outside organization whose campaign is to stop bullying, ...more

Parents/Family of Band, Cheer, and Football SENIORS:

Please meet at the Capuchino Upper Gym at 5:30pm on Friday 10/24 before the Varsity Homecoming game to assemble for the special pre-game parade and recognition ceremony. The parade begins promptly at 6PM. Your senior can sign up with Mrs. Ortiz to indicate who from your family will be accompanying them on the field for their special recognition. 

Grad Night Committee Mtg. 10/28, 6-8pm

Attention Senior Parents: 

Grad Night is an event planned by parents each year. You're invited to join in the planning by attending the first Grad Night Committee Meeting to be held on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 from 6-8 in the Library. See you there.


Student Bulletin, 10/22/14

BOYS SOCCER:  Pre Season conditioning for boy’s soccer starts today- and every day – after school.  Students are to report to the football field immediately after school.  Dress appropriately and have soccer cleats and running shoes.

FROM THE CAFÉ:  The mornings are getting colder, wouldn't you just love a Hot Chocolate to warm you up? The Snack Bar is now serving Hot Chocolate for only $1 starting at 7:30 AM. Plus, we have two new flavors, French Vanilla and Caramel Steamer, also $1. Come try a steaming hot cup today.

Attention Seniors on the Football Team, Spirit Squad, and Band:  The homecoming parade with feature senior members of your team and your parents in a parade before the Varsity game. Please sign up in the Main Office with the names of who will be accompanying you for your senior recognition.  We will be meeting in the Upper Gym at 5:30pm on Friday Night.

ATTN:  Come one, come all

To the Hallows Ball

Where Ghouls and Ghosts will haunt the halls

On Halloween Eve prepare for a fright

When the nightmares and terrors stop the night

Where dance and music entice your soul

to move to the rhythm beyond control!

October 30, 2014 @ 7pm in the Main Theater

Adults $10 and Students $5.  Be prepared for a FRIGHT!!

SENIORS:  The senior panoramic is scheduled for this Thursday, 10/23.  See your English teacher or the office for an order form. 

SPIRIT WEEK:  Hey Mustangs!  Get spirited out for spirit week.  Thursday, 10/23 is Hawaiian shirt day.  Friday, 10/24 is GREEN & GOLD day!!!!

RALLY & HOMECOMING:  Mustangs!  The homecoming rally is on Friday, October 24th in the main gym!  Make sure you are wearing your green and gold!  The homecoming football games will be on Friday, October 24th!  JV at 4:00 and Varsity at 7:00 pm!  The homecoming parade will be at 6:30.  Don’t miss out!

SUMMER ACTIVITIES:  Had fun this summer?  Submit your 2014 summer picture to Jorjette Lopez with a brief caption of your summer vacation.  You have until Thursday, October 23rd to send them in!

GATE Students:  Do you like print-making art? Are you fascinated by skulls, skeletons and Dia de los Muertos traditions?  You're invited to attend the Dia de Muertos field trip for GATE students to the Mexican Museum of Art in SF. Take a guided tour and participate in a print-making workshop with an artist.   When: Wednesday, 10/29

9am departure and we will be back by the end of lunch.  Cost is $2 for GATE students.  Turn in your permission slips and $2 to Ms. Quinones in A302 by Friday, 10/24.

ATTENTION SRS AND JRS:  The application deadline for Middle College is October 23. Middle College, a high school program at College of San Mateo, is accepting applications for the Spring 2015 semester. Contact your guidance counselor for more information.

FALL BLOOD DRIVE:  Did you know that every two seconds, someone in the U.S. needs blood?  You can help by donating blood!  The blood drive will be held on October 30th in the main theater lobby.  Sign ups begin today – Oct. 24 in the upper spirit court.  Remember to eat iron-rich foods before donating!

CLUBS:  Sign language club meets today during lunch in H240.

Leos Club meets today during lunch in H129.

Posted by: Rosa Ortiz
Published: 10/21/14

Middle College application deadline Oct. 23. Apply now!

San Mateo Middle College High School, an alternative education program for juniors and seniors in the San Mateo Union High School District, is accepting applications for Spring 2015. The deadline is October 23.

Capuchino High School students and parents interested in the program can contact the Middle College office. Applications are available on-line or in the Capuchino counseling office and college/career center. 

Middle College, located at College of San Mateo, includes 60 students who take a combination of high school and college classes. These classes are intended to help the student meet high school graduation requirements and college general education requirements. 

The students, who prefer not to attend a traditional high school campus, demonstrate the potential maturity to cope with the freedom of the college environment. Current MCHS graduates are attending University of San Francisco, UCLA, UC Berkeley, San Jose State, UC Davis and College of San Mateo. 

Students are recommended for admission by parents, teachers, guidance counselors and administrators. Other application procedures include student testing for reading and writing, an information meeting with parents, and interviews with students and parents. 


For more information, contact Principal Greg Quigley at 574-6101 or middlecollege@smuhsd.org or visit www.collegeofsanmateo.edu/middlecollege

Posted by: Greg Quigley
Published: 10/20/14

Summer Activities!!!

Hey guys! 

Do you want to include your summer vacation in the yearbook? Send me, (Jorjette) your pictures with a brief caption of your summer vacation. This would be published in the yearbook*. You have until October 23rd to send them in! 


*Only a few would be approved by the yearbook staff.



           Yearbook Staff

Posted by: Jorjette Aicy Lopez
Published: 10/3/14

The San Mateo Union High School District believes - all students have the right to participate fully in the educational process, free from discrimination and harassment.  These rights are assured to students by CA Education Code Section 200 and Penal Code Section 422.55.



Today: 10/22/14
2:30 PM Cross Country at Center Meet

8th Grade Shadowing

Upcoming 8th Grade Shadowing Dates are:

  • 1st week: Tuesday, October 21st through Friday, October 24th.
  • 2nd week: Tuesday, October 28 through Thursday, October 30th.

Please call or email Vicki Mahoney at 650-558-2705 vmahoney@smuhsd.org as soon as possible to schedule an appointment. Spaces are filling up quickly, so don't miss out!

8th Grade Family Night - Nov 6th


The 8th Grade Family Night will be held on Thursday, November 6th 6pm-8pm. All incoming 9th grade families need to attend this important event where we will showcase our programs, departments and where you can meet the school staff.

More information to come...

IB Parent School Tours

Parents who are interested in visiting IB classes during the school day may reserve a spot on our parent tours. Margarita Navarro, AP and Sylvia Juarez, IB Assistant will lead the IB Parent Tours. ...more

Student Safety News

This fall we've introduced students and staff to the new county-wide safety protocol, known as The Big FIVE

On 9/24 during our AST period, we introduced students to the Big FIVE and went over our emergency procedures in a video that you can view HERE . On 10/8 we went over Lockdown and a "Think on Your Feet" response to the presence of a violent intruder. On 10/17, we'll be taking part in a National campaign called The Great Shake Out, practicing our earthquake response and evacuation procedures.

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Visitors on Campus

All visitors entering school grounds on school days between 7:30am and 3:15pm must register at the Main Office. 

Todos los visitantes que entren a la escuela en días escolares entre las 7:30 am y 3:15 pm deben registrarse en la oficina principal.

School Policy Update

Below are the guidelines for electronic devices, out of bounds, and dress code policy:
Electronic Devices
Students may have electronic devices in their possession during the school day but the ...more

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