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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...

Welcome to your tape

Welcome to your tape

Briana Ryan, Staff Writer
May 16, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

SPOILER ALERT: The following article reveals details from the plot of "13 Reasons Why." If you don’t want to be spoiled, stream the series on Netflix first!   "Hey, it's Hannah, Hannah Baker. It's me live and in stereo. No return engagements, no encore. So settle in because I'm about to tel...

Teenage angst

Teenage angst

Riley Davies and Amanda Moussiaux
May 15, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

As the future is quickly approaching, all we want to do is grab the reigns and take charge, but unfortunately, this is not possible. The future is one great big unknown, full of defining moments and decisions that we would give anything to control. To be in control is everything for us. However, giving...

UCSBea road trip

UCSBea road trip

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

One of the strongest feelings of accomplishment comes from choosing a college to spend your next four years. Another amazing feeling is the pride that comes from seeing friends commit to a college. Over spring break, I got to visit the University of California at Santa Barbara, where my best friend Bea...

The last dance

The last dance

Hannah Prince, Staff Writer
May 12, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

The curtains part, the lights come on and the music blares - it is time to perform. For the SMCHS dance program, May 10-13, 2017 is the final curtain call. The annual spring dance concert highlights the dance team, intermediate and advanced dance classes, soloists and guest performances from student-athletes. From...

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 ...

The captured scenes

The captured scenes

Rachel Tetreault and Hannah Prince
April 25, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

As the fire truck comes racing down the street, students prepare to watch the "Every 15 Minutes" assembly. Here are some snippets of the MOCK crash demonstration and performances, the reading of the obituary and the grim reaper pulling victims out of class.   The grim reaper takes Griffin...

Big family big responsibility

Big family big responsibility

Margaret Driscoll, Staff Writer
April 23, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

I dread when my mom calls my sisters and I downstairs and lists off all of the chores each of us has the pleasure of doing. I anxiously pray that I have a day off, but usually end up with the painful task of doing the dishes or gathering trash from every room. Chore charts and family meetings are j...

Blast from the past

Blast from the past

Rachel Tetreault and Ian Gutierrez
April 23, 2017
Filed under Feature, Showcase

As the VHS tape starts to play, the familiar "Bill, Bill, Bill, Bill Nye, the science guy!" rings throughout the room. Students turn their heads towards the catchy tune of the Bill Nye show, paying closer attention to Bill than they do their teachers. Bill Nye has been the face of science videos for st...

Four days in the Emerald City

Four days in the Emerald City

Hannah Prince and Amanda Moussiaux
April 14, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

Hi! It's Hannah and Amanda, Eagle Eye staff writers. Throughout our vlog, we will keep you updated on our day to day activities and events in Seattle. From April 5-8, the Journalism Education Association (JEA) held the 2017 spring conference in downtown Seattle, where high school journalists a...

“La La Land” lovers

“La La Land” lovers

Margaret Driscoll, Staff Writer
March 15, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

At first, I did not know what "La La Land" was and I definitely didn’t feel the need to see a movie that included, what I thought to be, the same old plot of a boy and a girl meeting and falling in love. Although Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone were my selling factors, I was not counting down the days...

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...

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