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Approaching AP and IB testing

Approaching AP and IB testing

Emily Redd, Staff Writer

May 7, 2018


Filed under News

Friday, April 27th, marks the beginning of International Baccalaureate (IB) and Advanced Placement (AP) testing. Over the next couple of weeks, students will be taking a variety of tests, ranging from AP Computer Science to IB Film HL. Senior Amanda Fosdick wi ll be taking the first exam offered to Santa...

Eagles at the end of the year

Eagles at the end of the year

Brittany Kaplan, Staff Writer

May 1, 2018


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As the 2017-2018 school year comes to a close, Lenovo screens switch from classwork to summer clothes shopping and excitement for warmer weather hits a high. But in the last remaining weeks of studiousness there are still plenty of activities dotting the SMCHS master calendar. On the academic side...

Father daughter social

Father daughter social

Mckenna Sulick, Staff Writer

April 26, 2018


Filed under Feature, News, Showcase

Santa Margarita dads and their daughters enjoyed a night to remember while  the Angels took on the Boston Red Sox on April 17. This social replaced the Father-Daughter Dance from years past, and brought a fresh approach to the classic event that fathers and their daughters could be apart of. Sitt...

A journalist’s role

A journalist’s role

Hannah Prince, Print Editor-in-Chief

February 12, 2018


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Pope Francis has been famous for his humility, emphasis on mercy and dedication to the poor and youth. More recently, Francis has addressed the role of journalists in a tumultuous world. “If responsibility is the answer to the spread of fake news, then a weighty responsibility rests on the shoulders...

State of the Union

State of the Union

February 8, 2018


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On Tuesday, Jan. 30 President Donald Trump conducted his first State of the Union address which highlighted the stories of many Americans over the past year. Trump began the address with acknowledgements of all the natural disasters the country has endured over the past year and stating early on in...

The clone wars

The clone wars

Mia Ross, Staff Writer

February 8, 2018


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What was once merely fantasy is now a reality: scientists, for some time now, have been cloning animals and refining the process each time. On Jan. 24, National Geographic reported that Chinese researchers used a cutting edge method to successfully clone two macaque monkeys, a first for the scientific...

In search of a 19-year old male

In search of a 19-year old male

Rachel Tetreault, Web Editor-in-Chief

January 9, 2018


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College students return home for the holidays expecting to catch up with family and friends. Blaze Bernstein, however, disappeared in the middle of his holiday break. Bernstein had plans to be with friends at night on Jan. 2, after a family dinner, but was expected to return back to his house in Lake...

Former Chief Justice Roy Moore loses Alabama Senate race

Former Chief Justice Roy Moore loses Alabama Senate race

Mia Ross, Staff Writer

December 15, 2017


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Republican candidate Roy Moore lost the Alabama Senate race to Democrat Doug Jones on Tuesday, Dec. 12, making history as Alabama's first Democratic Senator to be elected in the last 25 years. Moore's loss came about amidst sexual assault accusations filed against the former Chief Justice. Despite...

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 ...

Southern California ablaze with wildfires, residents evacuate

Southern California ablaze with wildfires, residents evacuate

Hannah Prince, Print Editor-in-chief

December 12, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

  The 2017 California wildfire season has caused destruction throughout Southern California, leaving residents without homes, killing wildlife and requiring first responders to work endless hours. The six largest fires burned 256,000 acres of land.   Currently, there are five active f...

Grandparents day

Grandparents day

Riley Davies, Copy Editor

November 16, 2017


Filed under News

On Nov. 7 students had the opportunity to attend mass and lead their grandparents or special friends on a tour of the campus. The event was put on by the Grandparents Club, founded by former SMCHS teacher, Meredith Moody and SMCHS alumni parent and current grandparent, Sue McKeen. The event att...