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Several hundred high school students, parents, siblings and friends from local schools packed the Bay View Dining Room at CSM on April 19, for the popular annual Connect to College event.

CSM’s first-year experience program, Year One, seeks to ease the transition from high school to college by providing students with a simple transition path paired with a supportive community.

On Wednesday, January 31, Year One will host CSM’s first Bulldog Bash, a recruiting event welcoming high school seniors from across the district to preview CSM, our programs, and resources.

College of San Mateo and the San Mateo Community College District came into being more than 90 years ago as an outgrowth of the San Mateo Union High School District. Thus began a partnership to serve young adults in our communities.

A team of 22 CSM math students placed 6th of 189 colleges in a nationwide Math League competition held this past fall. In addition, CSM’s team placed 4th out of 49 participating colleges within the Western region which covers California and Nevada.

CSM’s Middle College Effect group to hold a fundraiser for Namaste Direct featuring the documentary “Half the Sky”.

Half Moon Bay High School hosted its first-ever community college fair on Friday, drawing curious upperclassmen who may not want to commit to getting a four-year degree right after getting their high school diploma.

Taking college classes while in high school was eye-opening for Demetra Risner who found herself exploring new topics and finding passions that influenced what she plans to study in college.

The Nueva School’s new high school will offer use of facilities at the College of San Mateo’s campus.

Don’t let Jackie Prager’s size fool you. She may be an introvert — and small — but Prager pushes herself. For instance, she has two black belts in kung fu — a fact that makes her parents feel a lot better about Prager attending college on her own.