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A New Season of Christmas Entertainment

Giulia Henshaw, Copy Editor

December 19, 2019

  Not only does Christmas mean a break from school and time with family and friends, it means a new selection of Christmas movies and shows to choose from. Whether it be on the big screen at movie theaters or on local television stations, the abundance of options continue to get greater.   This...

Bringing in the Christmas Spirit

Devon Nguyen, Staff Writer

December 19, 2019

On December 6, the performing arts students of SM will put on a production of “A Christmas Carol”, as well as dance and singing performances. The production will star the beloved former SM principal, Raymond Dunn as Ebenezer Scrooge, a cold-hearted miser who despises Christmas. In addition, theatr...

New schedule, less stress

Alex Vallone, Feature Editor

December 19, 2019

As the start of the new block schedule trial for next year begins, teachers change their lesson plans and students adjust to an all periods day on Mondays and the longer block periods at 75 minutes. Some new changes brought with the block schedule are an all periods day on Monday, one school lunch,...

SM Students go to St. Joachim Middle School for Campus Ministry Retreat

SM Students go to St. Joachim Middle School for Campus Ministry Retreat

Madison Clark, Staff Writer

December 19, 2019

As Campus Ministry holds retreats for Freshman, Sophomore, Juniors, and Seniors, Mr. Cabildo, Mr. B, Father Tim, and other students drove out to St. Joachim Middle School to lead an all day retreat. As there was a mix of 6th, 7th, and 8th graders, everyone enjoyed a day of various activities. Additional...

Amazon in flames

Amazon in flames

Madison Clark, Staff Writer

August 26, 2019

Infamous for it luscious greenery, the Amazon rainforest is home to thousands of life forms and covers around 40% of South America. Receiving recognition for it's size and beauty, the Amazon also supplies around 20% of our Earth's oxygen and has sparked debate among thousands of audiences. Recently, so...

A long lasting shutdown

A long lasting shutdown

Giulia Henshaw, Opinion Writer

February 20, 2019

On Dec. 22, President Trump issued a government shutdown-- the first one since Dec. 1, 2013. However, that government shutdown only lasted 17 days. This shutdown ended on Jan. 25 and lasted for 35 days, making it the longest government shutdown in the history of the United States. According to the article "Government Shutdo...

Romaine recall

Romaine recall

Domi Drust, Feature Editor

December 10, 2018

Four teams one goal

Four teams one goal

Jaime Svinth, Copy Editor

December 10, 2018

As the 2018 fall postseason for Division I women's soccer came to a close, four teams remained-- all hungry for victory. The 2018 Women's College Cup was played Nov. 30 and Dec. 2 at Wakemed Soccer Park in Cary, North Carolina. Stanford took on Florida State on Nov. 30 at 5:00 PM, and Georgeto...

Migrants attempt to border-crossing in Laguna Beach

Migrants attempt to border-crossing in Laguna Beach

Sophia Roberts-Tara, Staff Writer

December 6, 2018

Thursday, Nov. 29, nine people were detained after a resident sighted a small boat containing a total of 13 people washed up on the shores of West Street Beach in Laguna Beach, Calif. After hearing the report, Laguna Beach police officers and Border Patrol agents were sent immediately to handle the si...

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...

Serena Williams controversy: was it really sexism?

Serena Williams controversy: was it really sexism?

Nadia Tatum, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018

Imagine reaching the pinnacle of your career, but having that moment snatched away because someone was not happy that he or she had to abide by the rules.  That’s exactly what happened to 2018 U.S Open Women’s Singles Champion Naomi Osaka. Naomi Osaka of Japan defeated Serena Williams of the...

Brexit debate continues

Brexit debate continues

Kirk Popovich, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018

The most recent Brexit deal negotiated with the E.U. must be approved by the British parliament to avoid yet another round of deliberations with the E.U. delegates. Jeremy Corbin, leader of the Labor party, made the following statement while speaking with the BBC. “We are the opposition ...

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