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26 student athletes sing national letters of intent

26 student athletes sing national letters of intent

Julia Mortimer, Staff Writer

December 19, 2019

From the day they each committed, these athletes dreamed of the day they would sign National Letters of Intent and finalize their commitments. The stress of the recruiting process and sacrifices they make for their sport all become worth it with a few signatures and initials.   A very impressive...

Rolling with the stones

Domi Drust, Web Managing Editor

December 19, 2019

Though SM offers a variety of music electives such as choir, guitar, steel drums, and hand bells, various students decide to focus their music efforts outside of the classroom. Junior Andres Perez uses his musical talents of electric guitar exclusively in the comfort of his own home. "I'm used to playin...

Tips for the Driving Test

Tips for the Driving Test

Bella Scarano, Staff Writer

December 19, 2019

The driving test is know to create stress for teens. Knowing some tips for passing can help reduce that stress. Keeping a calm mindset is important for the driving test as learned from experience.   Junior, Kaylin Maddox, shares her experience of taking the test. "A hug tip that I have is...

Ice cream traditions

Ice cream traditions

Gracynn Crocker, Staff Writer

August 30, 2019

One thing that crosses almost every teenagers mind at some point throughout their high school years is, "I need a job".  That is how senior Jessica Gonzalez ended up at her job working at Handel's here in RSM.  Handel's is an ice cream store that started in Ohio in 1945 and is now in many states...

One scoop at a time

Gracynn Crocker, Staff Writer

August 30, 2019

One thing that crosses almost every teenagers mind at some point throughout their high school years is, "I need a job".  That is how senior Jessica Gonzalez ended up at her job working at Handel's here in RSM.  Handel's is an ice cream store that started in Ohio in 1945 and is now in many states...

Dancing their way to first place

Dancing their way to first place

Gillian Steffey, Print Editor-in-Chief

February 20, 2019

The girls sit on stage, still breathing heavily from their performance. Third place has just been announced. Their hearts race as the second place team receives its trophy. This is it--in less than five seconds, they could be the national champions. And just like that, "SMCHS" is called and the g...

Trusting her passion

Trusting her passion

Domi Drust, Feature Editor

February 20, 2019

With only 24 hours in a day, it is important for junior, Claire Crafts, to utilize every hour, minute and second of the day. Her alarm clock goes off at 5 a.m. after getting around four hours of sleep the night before. With homework is scattered all over her bedroom, she quickly gathers her things to make i...

Readers become leaders

Readers become leaders

Caitlin Relvas, Staff Writer

January 16, 2019

The heart of the monthly meetings of Book Club centers around doughnuts and discussion, where laughter and conversations flow into friendships. "This club is important to SMCHS because it’s a way for people, especially freshmen, to get to know more friends and spend some time discussing books that they really enjoy,...

Beyond the studio

Beyond the studio

Cassidy Doyle, Staff Writer

December 10, 2018

The choice to become a host on Eagle TV (ETV), was an easy one for senior Kurtis Parr. After spending his freshman and sophomore years looking up to hosts such as Drake Roby, Garrett Domier and Dylan Field, he knew it was a perfect fit for him. "If you have the desire to be a host, it's because y...

Touch of festivity

Touch of festivity

Cassidy Doyle, Staff Writer

December 10, 2018

The Christmas season has begun, but it can be hard to bring festivity into your wardrobe when you wear a uniform. The best solution: socks! Here are some examples of SMCHS students who have dressed up their everyday look with fun holiday socks. ...

Racing to state

Racing to state

Gillian Steffey, Print Editor-in-Chief

December 10, 2018

The gun fires and the runners take off. It's mile one and the nerves are dying down as they find their pace. Mile two hits and there's no looking back now. Each girl picks up her speed as she prepares for the final mile. This is it-- muscles straining and hearts beating fast, mile three approach...

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