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Benefits of jobs for students

Hadley McCusker, Staff Writer May 6, 2020

Being a high school student is stressful enough on its own. Tests on top of sports on top of homework can be a lot to handle and adding a part time job on top of that can be stressful, but also extremely...

Colleges make changes to accommodate seniors accepting or applying for college. A lot of colleges became test optional in response to COVID-19.

Corona college admissions

Kendrick Choi, Web Editor-in-Chief May 5, 2020
As for the college admissions process itself, some colleges have extended their acceptance deadline, which is traditionally May 1st, to June 1st. Standardized testing is becoming an optional submission for applicants, seeing as the College Board has canceled or postponed most SAT I and SAT II testing until September. Colleges are also saying they will take into account the effect of quarantine on student-athletes and other extracurriculars. 

Dating through the distance

Jaime Svinth and Julia Mortimer Mar 30, 2020

From casually flirting in class to awkward first dates, high school often marks students' entry into the dating world. For some students, dating can be more than just casual, and may even lead to a future...

University of Maryland library- One of the universities largest building on campus.

College quest

Riley Davies, Copy Editor Sep 22, 2017

Most parents only allow their children to tour college campuses after they are accepted. However, my family knew that waiting to visit until I got accepted to colleges was not the right way to...

UCSBea road trip

Dessi Gomez, Arts & Entertainment Editor May 15, 2017

One of the strongest feelings of accomplishment comes from choosing a college to spend your next four years. Another amazing feeling is the pride that comes from seeing friends commit to a college. Over...

Deadlines are fast approaching, SMCHS seniors are working on their application essays and getting ready for their college journey.

10 tips for college applications

Amanda Zou, Photo Editor Dec 2, 2016

No doubt, the college application process is stressful. Maintaining a good GPA, striving for scores on standardized tests and meeting college applications deadlines at the same time is a lot to handle...

Christa Crafts visits the University of Notre Dame to get the college feel for students at SMCHS.

Meet Mrs. Crafts

Amanda Moussiaux, Staff Writer Oct 24, 2016

The typical thought process of a SM student: Freshman year- it's high school, Sophomore year-I got this down. Junior year-will I survive? Senior year-where do I want to go? After adapting and completing...

The canvas Shayna Aigner bought on her spontaneous trip to Michaels now accompanied by a painted pineapple.


Claire Robidoux, Feature Editor Apr 27, 2016

Business, nursing, teaching, accounting are all common majors in college. However, seniors Raelyn Browning, Bridget Callahan and Shayna Aigner have taken a different path. These three passionate artists...

Too cool for dream school

Dessi Gomez, Arts & Entertainment Editor Apr 9, 2016

In Nov. 2015, my family and I took a trip to Indiana and Illinois to look at Notre Dame and Northwestern University. My perspective on college changed drastically after seeing both of these schools. ...

Junior AJ Beauchamp smiles when sharing of his future writing plans.

The write path

Allison De La Bastida, Opinion Editor Feb 16, 2016

While college may seem like a necessary step on one's way to gaining a job, junior Andrew Beauchamp doesn't feel he needs a college degree to start doing what he loves. Beauchamp aspires to be a writer,...

College tours can be trivial, but these college tours were a lot of fun for me!

College hunt

Alexa Hines, Web Editor-in-Chief Feb 9, 2016

Some people try to warn you that first semester senior year would be just as challenging with finding colleges and starting (and finishing) college applications, all while keeping up grades and having...

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