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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...

Spreading the melody

Spreading the melody

Rachel Do, Web Editor-in-Chief

November 19, 2018

Melody Tajalli enjoys performing in front of huge crowds and connecting with the audience. A natural singer-songwriter and performer, Tajalli has been a musician since 2007. When she started playing the piano and singing, music became a huge part of her life. "Because  my dad plays piano, it was...

The big ten

The big ten

Giulia Henshaw, Opinion Editor

November 19, 2018

Deciding where to go to college is a daunting task for all high school students. To help students, Santa Margarita Catholic High School opens its gym for the Big Ten College Fair. A variety of Big Ten colleges attended the fair including the University of Illinois, Indiana University, the University...

Finding faith first

Finding faith first

Betsy Travis, Staff Writer

November 19, 2018

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Camp counselor of Emerald Bay

Camp counselor of Emerald Bay

Giulia Henshaw, Opinion Editor

November 18, 2018

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Belong at Solano

Belong at Solano

Aidan Ocampo, News & Photo Editor

November 8, 2018

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