The student news site of Santa Margarita Catholic High School in Rancho Santa Margarita, California.

The Eagle Eye

The student news site of Santa Margarita Catholic High School in Rancho Santa Margarita, California.

The Eagle Eye

The student news site of Santa Margarita Catholic High School in Rancho Santa Margarita, California.

The Eagle Eye

Dancing with Deadlines

Dancing with Deadlines

Imogen Cunningham, A&E Editor Sep 12, 2023

For senior students, life becomes frantic managing everyday responsibilities on top of college applications. Multitasking classes, extracurriculars, the SAT/ACT and in some cases part-time jobs is a challenge...

The Rise of RSV

The Rise of RSV

Tyler Ringhofer, News/Opinion Editor Dec 12, 2022

The Rise of RSV As we enter into the heart of the Winter season, it is often filled with joyous family gatherings.  However, due to the increase in the number of people meeting together, infectious diseases,...

Fire strikes close to home

Brandon Covas, Feature Editor Mar 10, 2022

  A concerningly large fire has hit close to the Santa Margarita over the past week. The fire, now being named the Jim Fire,  occurred in Cleveland National Park, which is located in the large...

A helicopter rushes to help contain the fire by dropping water. (Photo by Orange County Register)

Winter heat wave causes a fire in Laguna Beach

Isabelle Byra, Staff Writer Feb 23, 2022

An unexpected brush fire covered up to 150 acres of the Emerald Bay and Irvine Cove communities. At 4 a.m. Thursday morning, near Emerald Bay, the fire sent around 375 firefighters to battle the flames....

Disappearing act of the shores: coastal erosion within Orange County

Sofia O'Keefe, Staff Writer Oct 11, 2021

Seemingly unending sandy beaches with overlooking houses are at the forefront of Orange County charm. However, these luxuries are in jeopardy with the looming threat of beach erosion. In hopes...

As the school year comes to a close the seniors have an event-filled last week of high school.

Week of senior events

Bella Scarano, Staff Writer May 19, 2021


Meditation has numerous mental and physical health benefits. Healthline has outlined 12 benefits of meditation.

Take care of your headspace

Evelyn Driscoll, Print Editor-in-Chief May 7, 2021

When your mind is racing and you have a million items on your to do list, the last thing you think to do is take a break. When there's a lot on our plate, we think we must "go, go, go" in order to get...

The 2021 Golden Globe Recap

Natalia von Gierke, Staff Writer Mar 12, 2021

This year's Golden Globe Awards was held on Sunday, February 28th, 2021. Taking place in both Los Angeles and New York City, the awards were much different from previous events. The Golden Globes honored...

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

Juliana Soliman Feb 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....

The Mandala Creative Writing Club encourages students to join their community of writers. This years topic is all about challenge.

Tap into your creative side

Alex Vallone, Managing Editor Feb 11, 2021

How would you make the world's most disgusting sandwich? With creativity running through eager minds, the members of the Mandala Creative Writing Club rush to answer the prompt. This is what a typical...

Lighting up the season

Alexis McCabe, Staff Writer Dec 13, 2020

The excitement of Christmas is here but things are looking a bit different this year. Saddleback Church shifts their normal Christmas celebrations into a whole new experience in order to make it COVID-19...

Photo by Saddleback Churchs instagram @saddlebackchurch.

A Covid Christmas

Gracynn Crocker, Staff Writer Dec 7, 2020

With the restrictions because of Covid-19, the holiday season has been very different than the ones from past years. Holidays are a time for traditions and family, but this year some things have had to...

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