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Students donate to the ruined victims of Hurricane Harvey

Students donate to the ruined victims of Hurricane Harvey

Hannah Prince, Print Editor-in-chief

September 1, 2017


Filed under News

All SMCHS classes participated in a Dash for Cash for those affected by Hurricane Harvey and its aftermath on Thursday Aug. 31. Hurricane Harvey is still an active tropical cyclone that is causing flooding in Southeastern Texas. Harvey is the wettest tropical cyclone on record in the U.S., with more...

New year, new bookstore

New year, new bookstore

Rachel Do, Staff Writer

August 31, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

The Eagle bookstore has been a place to purchase school textbooks, uniforms and especially last minute English novels. This year, the school has made some changes. Sammer Darwazeh, Director of Activities and Coordinator of Digital Productions, explains the main reason why the school decided to remodel...

Blinded by the light

Blinded by the light

Rachel Tetreault, Web Editor-in-chief

August 24, 2017


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After predicting the exact date 38 years ago, students and staff witnessed a scientific phenomenon: the solar eclipse. On August 21, 2017 at 10:22 a.m., the eclipse lasted only a couple of minutes in California. Many students were in awe of this naturally occurring event especially, senior Nick ...

The last dance

The last dance

Hannah Prince, Staff Writer

May 12, 2017


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The curtains part, the lights come on and the music blares - it is time to perform. For the SMCHS dance program, May 10-13, 2017 is the final curtain call. The annual spring dance concert highlights the dance team, intermediate and advanced dance classes, soloists and guest performances from student-athletes. From...

The captured scenes

The captured scenes

Rachel Tetreault and Hannah Prince

April 25, 2017


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As the fire truck comes racing down the street, students prepare to watch the "Every 15 Minutes" assembly. Here are some snippets of the MOCK crash demonstration and performances, the reading of the obituary and the grim reaper pulling victims out of class.   The grim reaper takes Griffin...

Four days in the Emerald City

Four days in the Emerald City

Hannah Prince and Amanda Moussiaux

April 14, 2017


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Hi! It's Hannah and Amanda, Eagle Eye staff writers. Throughout our vlog, we will keep you updated on our day to day activities and events in Seattle. From April 5-8, the Journalism Education Association (JEA) held the 2017 spring conference in downtown Seattle, where high school journalists a...

I’m booked 

I’m booked 

Taylor Gather and Ivanna Rea

March 2, 2017


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  For sophomore Catlin Relvas, Mar. 2 is D.E.A.R. to her heart and childhood experience. National Read Across America day was created in 1998 by the National Education Association (NEA). Every year, the holiday is celebrated on Dr. Seuss' birthday, Mar. 2, as a day dedicated to reading and...

Post-It project

Post-It project

Amanda Moussiaux and Rachel Tetreault

February 28, 2017


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  Need a daily dose of inspiration? Try scrolling through inspirational quotes. Recently, the Guys Givin' Back organization has been picking up the trend that motivates and inspires people to do acts of kindness. The Guys Givin' Back organization at SMCHS ran by senior Dylan Wrightson, freshman...

New mass schedule

New mass schedule

Ivanna Rea, Managing Editor

December 6, 2016


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On Thursday Dec. 5, SMCHS enacted a new bell schedule for students and faculty. A call for change arose after only 587 students (1/3 of the school population) attended the All Saints Mass in October. The majority of students came to school late that day wearing their mass day uniform. Principal...

Deck the nations

Deck the nations

Chloe Le, Web Editor-in-Chief

December 5, 2016


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Cramming in lessons for government, preparing for their next conference and their final exams, the MUN senior class always dedicates one day to leave it all behind to decorate one tree. For almost 20 years, it's been an MUN Christmas tradition to decorate the small bare tree in the back of MUN D...

No peace in El Cajon

No peace in El Cajon

Megan Forsythe, Staff Writer

October 24, 2016


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  El Cajon police shot and killed an unarmed black man, Alfred Olango, on Tuesday Sept. 27. Public anger arose from this statistic: Olango was the 176th black man shot by a police officer in 2016. Following the shooting, protestors demanded videos of the shooting to be released to settle jus...

A clown’s scare

A clown’s scare

Ian Gutierrez and Rachel Tetreault

October 24, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

The month of October is full of Halloween excitement, but some people have taken it too far. According to the Sheriff's department of South Carolina, people dressed as clowns have been sighted around neighborhoods on the east coast and mid-west side of the United States. Locals have seen clowns stalk,...