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FUNdraisers

FUNdraisers

Carlie McCabe, Staff Writer

January 22, 2015


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As the esteemed singer and songwriter Jessie J proudly sings, "It's not about the money, money, money. We don’t need your money money money. We just want to make the world dance, forget about the price tag." But SMCHS's Associated Student Body would indeed claim the exact opposite: it is about the mo...

Seniors take sail

Seniors take sail

Avery Lewis, Staff Writer

November 18, 2014


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Senior year: the year to do it all before high school is over forever. There are some must-do traditions at SMCHS that the graduating class always looks forward to: senior prom, Kairos, ditch days, the faculty/student basketball game, grad night and, of course, senior cruise. Taking students on a...

Think pink

Think pink

Monique Beals, Staff Writer

October 27, 2014


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October has arrived and it seems like everywhere we look, we catch glimpses of pink. ­From the ribbon wrapped trees on campus to dashes of pink on the football field, everyone at SMCHS seems to be thinking pink. According to breastcancer.org, one in every eight, or over 12 percent, of American women develop breast cancer in their lifetimes. Even m...

Red ribbons tie the knot

Red ribbons tie the knot

Carly Desmond, News & Sports Editor

October 23, 2014


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Don’t do drugs. Drugs are bad. Drugs will kill you. These messages have been repeated to us over and over again since the day we learned what a cigarette was. But as kids, we most remembered not the messages but the red wristbands. With Red Ribbon Week, it is the hope that a conversation about drug...

Greatest Homecoming on Earth

Greatest Homecoming on Earth

Paige Schuck, Staff Writer

October 21, 2014


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Buses were full, girls made last minute beauty appointments, and boys frantically tied to find a tie that matched their date's dress color. It was Homecoming week, the week of Oct. 6-11. The spirit days kicked off the festivities, leading into a rally full of entertaining guests and games, and then:...

Dean or councilman?

Dean or councilman?

Alex Barber, Print Editor-in-Chief

October 21, 2014


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Picture this: Mr. Holloway sitting behind a large round table at a City Council meeting instead of standing behind the attendance desk at school. Crazy. Holloway overseeing legislation instead of giving detentions? Even crazier. Jerry Holloway, one of SMCHS’s very own Deans of Students, hopes to make a positive impact in the Rancho Santa Margarita community by ...

*Adios* to an art teacher

*Adios* to an art teacher

Sara Boivin, Staff Writer

October 15, 2014


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It hurts to say goodbye, and this case is no exception. It's official: one of SMCHS’s teachers is soaring away. Art teacher Emily Dilbeck, who has worked at SMCHS for eight years, is leaving the nest for Sacramento. Her last day is Friday, Oct. 17. While she has imparted many lessons to her s...

Live the fourth

Live the fourth

Kiera Makowecki, Staff Writer

October 15, 2014


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Doubt the first. Cry the second. Trust the third. Live the fourth. A saying used on all Kairos retreats which, after you attend, will become very relevant to your everyday life. On Saturday, Oct. 4, seniors Carrie Marquart and Cassidy Tollner held a class of 2015 Kairos bonfire. Students...

The fire gets hotter and hotter

The fire gets hotter and hotter

Carly Desmond, News & Sports Editor

September 30, 2014


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FIIRREEEE!! But no one is running. The fire is spreading. Heart after heart, the fire ignites. This is XLT. XLT is a night of prayer and worship, with an inspiring talk and Eucharistic adoration. Held in the Strader Grotto, this event is open to all grade levels to come and worship with fr...

Dreaming beyond the dome

Dreaming beyond the dome

Tara Peterson, Staff Writer

September 16, 2014


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The curtains close, the audience goes crazy, and the cast members head backstage. But there are a few problems. There is no curtain. The black box cannot hold a large crowd, and backstage is all the way in the T Building. The desire for an arts building gets stronger each year, and parents become...

MUN prepares for SOCOMUN conference

MUN prepares for SOCOMUN conference

Maggie Morris, Copy Editor

September 13, 2014


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Bang! The gavel whacks the desk. Delegates flinch as they hear the piercing sound cut through the air. They straighten up in their seats and ready their speeches. The conference has begun. SMCHS hosts its first Model United Nations Conference of the year on Saturday, Sept. 27. This is the 23rd...

Rush to join clubs

Rush to join clubs

Alexa Hines, Managing Editor

August 30, 2014


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At the beginning of every school year, there is one special day. Students gather from all grade levels to share food, bring up ideas, and promote awareness about various activities and causes. There is a rush everywhere as students run around the gym with their friends trying to sign their name on almost...