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Tips for staying motivated

2 months into the school year is plenty of time for our motivation to go down the drain.  Here are 5 tips that can help you refocus for the rest of the school year.
Lana Diab, A&E and Opinion Editor October 11, 2021

  Set Realistic Goals Do you ever wake up one morning and say you are going to accomplish the impossible only to get nothing done?  When we make our tasks unrealistic, we do not feel like...

From high school to college

SM alumni Nolan Bellow describes his transition from high school to college.
Catherine Bryson, Managing/News Editor October 10, 2021

It is not difficult to find the college acceptance statistics for SM students. But college acceptance goes beyond statistics. Students are moving to a new place, moving away from home and from family and...

A new eagle soars

Julia Gore, Staff Writer September 19, 2021

With the 2021-2022 school year just beginning to get settled in, no better person to feature than one of the newest members of our school community. Bayleigh Shapard, class of 2022, has just begun her...

A catalyst for change

A catalyst for change

Junior Celine Bacily launches new project on global awareness
Katharine Lee, Print Editor-in-Chief September 9, 2021

BLM. Asian hate crimes. Climate change. Out of a pandemic and social turmoil, junior Celine Bacily's new project, Yesterday, was born. A one-stop-shop for global issues and ways to address them, Yesterday...

Dash for Cash

Katie Rubio, Staff Writer August 29, 2021

The southwestern coast of Haiti was left devastated by the damage caused by a 7.2 magnitude earthquake on the morning of August 14, 2021. Overwhelmed with the catastrophe, Haiti experienced Tropical...

Instilling growth- With their clothing company, Medina and Stevens hope to inspire change in their community by planting a tree with every purchase. Both clothing collections sold out in less than 24 hours.

Restore revive revitalize

Senior Phillip Medina co-founds a clothing company that inspires growth in the environment and its customers.
Giulia Henshaw, Copy Editor May 20, 2021

Starting a business was always a goal for senior Phillip Medina. While on FaceTime, he decided to speed up the inevitable and co-founded his clothing company, Sea of Trees, in the fall of 2020 with his...

New community- Alvidera and her small group have post Kairos reunions. They support each other in staying connected to their faith and maintain their friendship.

Keeping the tradition alive

Senior Allysa Alvidera shares her first ever post-pandemic Kairos experience.
Alex Vallone, Managing Editor March 25, 2021

Amidst a pandemic on top of the traditional senior stresses, many seniors experience feelings of uncertainty and anxiety. Many seniors, including myself, have lost hope of getting to have the activities...

Senior Scout - Forbes enters her tenth year of being a Girl Scout.

Thinking outside the cookie box

Rylie Forbes shares her experience as a high school Girl Scout navigating through a pandemic.
Juliana Soliman, Staff Writer March 1, 2021

While Thin-Mints, Carmel Delights, and Peanut Butter Patties are some of the sweetest perks girl scouts bring to the community, their impact stretches far beyond boxes of cookies. Many don't realize that...

Science club spotlight

Science club spotlight

From creating a new magazine to looking to compete in national competitions, Science Club continues to set the bar high.
Katharine Lee, Feature Editor February 27, 2021

No pressure, but not many clubs begin their first meeting discussing how the world will end. The theory of multiverses and how humans came into existence aren’t exactly light dinnertime topics, either....

Doni Orsini and her daughter Olivia pose in front of their new storefront with friends. This dream has been a decade in the making.

A boutique that defies all odds

Olivia’s Closet Boutique opens a new store front in the Sendero Marketplace amongst COVID-19 recession.
Juliana Soliman, Staff Writer February 18, 2021

After years of selling clothing at trunk-show parties, mother and fashion-lover Doni Orsini took a leap of faith when opening her own store, Olivia’s Closet Boutique, in Rancho Santa Margarita in 2010....

Illustration by Lucy Chang

No more procrastination

Lucy Chang recommends ways to increase efficiency and motivation for online learning.
Lucy Chang, Staff Writer February 16, 2021

As the new semester kicks off, many students struggle to maintain motivated and engaged in their classes. Understandably, students tire of school after the long span of online learning, but simply giving...

2020 recap

The Eagle Eye bids 2020 farewell with a recap of the most notable events of the year.
Bella Scarano, A&E Editor February 16, 2021

January: Starting 2020 off with the awful Australian Wildfires and leaving society devastated by Kobe Bryant's death.   February: Covid-19 virus began to spread.   March: The...

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