The Eagle Eye

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...

Motion to remember

Motion to remember

Rachel Do, Staff Writer

January 24, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase

Freshmen year is the year to try out new things, like joining a variety of clubs, taking on new classes and playing sports. For Senior Gabe Reyes, it was joining Model United Nations, also known as MUN, a decision that shaped his four years of high school in a positive way. Reyes was hesitant about...

Behind the sounds

Behind the sounds

Brittany Kaplan, Staff Writer

January 23, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase

The cast bows before an applauding audience and many actors and actresses receive flowers at the end of their performance. But behind the curtain, or, rather, hidden at the top of the bleachers, sits a crew of techies responsible for making sure the show runs smoothly. Senior Mike Juergens has been...

Strolling to support

Strolling to support

Kendal Orrantia, Feature Editor

December 15, 2017


Filed under Feature, News, Showcase

  Family members and friends gathered at the SMCHS track on Dec. 10 for the Santa Stroll, a fundraising  event hosted by the Jesse Reese Foundation.  The fundraiser brought awareness and raised money for kids fighting cancer.  Many of the "Courageous Kids", families and supporters dressed ...

A new face in the art department

A new face in the art department

Olivia Hernandez, Staff Writer

November 12, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Feature, Showcase

Former IB Art teacher, Mr. Hoff left the school to find himself through a mission trip. Although this departure was difficult for some students, the transition became easier with the hiring of new teacher: Jaclyn Fields. Fields taught art in her first classroom here at SMCHS. She specializes in graphic...

Operation help a hero

Operation help a hero

Brittany Kaplan, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017


Filed under Feature, Showcase

Around 100,000 people live at Camp Pendleton, the West Coast’s prominent military base. This population includes Marines, their spouses, and their kids. For many stationed Marines, juggling family and training can be difficult. Operation Help a Hero's mission is to relieve some of the stress of living...