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Eagles never forget

Eagles never forget

Jillian Baldwin, Staff Writer
May 19, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

here's no doubt the Class of 2017 has left its mark on SM in more ways than one. SM had CIF triumphs, MUN victories, merit scholar finalists and a show-stopping season of Talon Theatre. To the community, we are an exceptional grade of scholars, athletes, artists and leaders. But what about the other...

Answers to print issue 6: crossword puzzle

Answers to print issue 6: crossword puzzle

Lauren Kesic, Staff Writer
May 17, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Across 2. Run, run like the wind to the ... Answer: back lot 6. The illness most 12th graders suffer from ... Answer: Senioritis 7. Yellow, green, red and ... Answer: Blue 13. The old editor -in- chief Answer: Cristina Zapata 14. Hashtag... Answer: SSS 15. The senior privi...

Stagecoach 2017

Briana Ryan, Staff Writer
May 10, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

As SMCHS students can attest to, Stagecoach is the festival event of the year. Many students make the drive out to the Palm Springs Desert for a weekend to hang out with friends and create music festival memories to last a lifetime. Different from Coachella, Stagecoach is an outdoor festival ...

Musical memorial

Musical memorial

Dessi Gomez, Arts & Entertainment Editor
March 15, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

The Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall is more than just a venue. Constructed like a musical instrument, the building's acoustics magnify each and every sound made by the student musicians. Thus, the concert hall provides the perfect atmosphere to commemorate performing arts teacher Nick Kraus. On...

Air + Style

Air + Style

Hannah Prince, Staff Writer
February 28, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

  For centuries, music has brought a diverse group of people together. The variety of genres create a unique sense of unity for listeners' preferences. One of the most recent genres is electronic dance music, or EDM. This music is produced by disc jockeys (DJs) who mix together a variety of...

Rising stars in the art show

Rising stars in the art show

Amanda Zou, Photo Editor
February 8, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Since the start of the Annual Art Show on Jan. 26, the library and B building are displaying many SMCHS art students' works. Through these paintings and projects, students deliver messages, tell stories and display their talents. A painting titled "Cat" by sophomore Mary Botros stands out to students,...

10 seconds

10 seconds

Chloe Le, Web Editor-in-Chief
December 7, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

For many students at SMCHS, there are millions of things that stress us out. There are tests, homework, deans, grades, dying tablets and the social life. But the one thing that makes a student's behavior completely shift is the hourglass. It's not a tangible hourglass but rather the digital hourglass...

Website spotlight

Website spotlight

Dessi Gomez and Briana Ryan
November 29, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

An idea pops into her head. She plans out her next blog post, anticipation building as the pieces fall together. This blogger can't wait to share her latest update with the world. The trend of blogging, or contributing to a constantly updated website with articles and multimedia, has grown very popular...

A View of the 1970s

A View of the 1970s

Rachel Tetreault, Staff Writer
November 9, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

    In Forrest Gump's eyes everything is a box of chocolates; you never know what you are going to get. In the movie, Forrest Gump, a mentally challenged man, played by Tom Hanks, lives through a series of historic events in the 1970s . Gump tells his life story from an innocent perspe...

Finsta phenomenon

Finsta phenomenon

Briana Ryan, Staff Writer
November 2, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Teenagers have become increasingly aware of the idea of perfection, and the pressure of keeping up with all of the latest trends. We have begun to filter our personalities, along with our accounts. In a world where we are forced to airbrush or delete unworthy selfies, finstas are here to save us. "Finsta"...

Shonda showdown

Shonda showdown

Margaret Driscoll, Staff Writer
November 2, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

    You tell yourself "One more episode then I'll study for my chemistry test." We all know what this really means: you aren't going to be able to study that night because there is no way you're only watching one more episode. If it's Grey's Anatomy, you are hooked and you will not be...

Band together

Band together

Dessi Gomez, Arts & Entertainment Editor
September 25, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Cheers erupt from the Eagle's Nest as an SMCHS football player enters the end zone for a touchdown. The Eagle Regiment matches the screams and shouts with its own musical medley. One man is responsible for adding to the celebration of the nest. One man is responsible for guiding a seamless halfti...

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