The Eagle Eye

Eagles water polo soars to new heights

Eagles water polo soars to new heights

Cassidy Doyle, Staff Writer

September 24, 2018


Filed under Feature, Sports

The water polo team made a name for themselves through countless wins this past year. The boys' water polo team won the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) in 2016, and the girls' water polo team made it to the CIF semi-finals this past year. News of the eagles success spread quickly and st...

Sports medicine 101

Sports medicine 101

Caitlin Relvas, Staff Writer

August 30, 2018


Filed under Feature

Sports medicine uses medical and scientific knowledge to treat sports-inflicted, recreational activity or exercise injuries.  Sophomores, juniors, and seniors for the first time take this class taught by Brittany Adame '06. Adame, a sophomore biology teacher and cross country and girls' track and ...

Father daughter social

Father daughter social

Mckenna Sulick, Staff Writer

April 26, 2018


Filed under Feature, News, Showcase

Santa Margarita dads and their daughters enjoyed a night to remember while  the Angels took on the Boston Red Sox on April 17. This social replaced the Father-Daughter Dance from years past, and brought a fresh approach to the classic event that fathers and their daughters could be apart of. Sitt...

Traveling to teaching

Traveling to teaching

Rachel Do, Staff Writer

April 24, 2018


Filed under Feature

On a typical day, Spanish teacher Ramon Morales picks up two cups of coffee and prepares lesson plans for the day. His goal  is to make Spanish interesting and fun, instead of forcing students to memorize concepts. Before he became a teacher, Morales travelled to many different parts of the world,...

Rock n’ Roll prodigy

Rock n’ Roll prodigy

Hannah Prince, Print Editor-in-Chief

March 27, 2018


Filed under Feature

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Class of ’18 only

Class of ’18 only

Rachel Tetreault and Margaret Driscoll

March 6, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase

It is that time of year again when senioritis is in full effect and the competitive game of Senior Assassin has begun. But what are all the specific rules behind this senior tradition? Although the game is not affiliated with SMCHS, the students still have fun participating in Senior Assassin outside...

Is senioritis real?

Is senioritis real?

Lauren Danke, Staff Writer

March 6, 2018


Filed under Feature, Opinion, Showcase

Every year there comes a time when the seniors on campus reach their second semester. It’s what they have been dreaming of, and what most seniors describe as the best part of high school. College applications are submitted, and you are starting to receive your acceptance letters. During this time...

STEM education

STEM education

Gillian Steffey, Opinion Editor

March 6, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase

Massachusetts Institute of Technology visited campus last month to host an interactive event in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM. The event was led by the MIT Women's Initiative and welcomed all girls from grades nine to 11. The presenters shared about their own careers...

Say yes to the pantsuit

Say yes to the pantsuit

Emily Redd, Staff Writer

March 6, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase

As the days grow closer to school dances, many girls rush to find a dress that they not only feel confident wearing, but one that also follows the dress code. Often times, the floor-length dresses that are required for Winter Formal contain a low cut top, high slits and sheer bottom- which would be traded...

ETV 2.0: Behind the Scenes

ETV 2.0: Behind the Scenes

Aidan Ocampo, Staff Writer

February 12, 2018


Filed under Feature

The bland tone plays across the school PA system, calling the students attention. The screens in class transition into ETV 2.0. At this time many students are often skyping or talking to their friends or doing last minute studying before a quiz instead of watching the school’s daily broadcast. They may gl...

The fempire strikes back

The fempire strikes back

Gillian Steffey, Opinion Editor

February 8, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase

Juniors Sophia Roberts-Tara and Morgan Jones started the Phoenix Club in order to bring awareness to the struggles that women and other marginalized groups experience both within Orange County and around the globe. Whether it's volunteering or raising awareness, and even making a network of strong supp...