The student news site of Santa Margarita Catholic High School in Rancho Santa Margarita, California.

The Eagle Eye

Web designer in disguise

Web designer in disguise

Mia Ross, Staff Writer

August 30, 2017


Filed under Feature, Showcase

Many SMCHS students spend their summer vacations at the beach, traveling or completing their summer assignments. Senior Allyssa Lopez, however, had different responsibilities: she spent two months redesigning the SMCHS website. The school website had not been updated since 2009. The communication...

IT ruins eyes

IT ruins eyes

Rachel Tetreault, Staff Writer

December 5, 2016


Filed under Feature, Showcase

Class begins, laptops open and students put on their glasses. Many students have come across problems with their eyes ever since the integration of the school laptops for. Providing students with their own laptops allow them to get tasks done  easier and in a more organized way. However, after a...

Debunking mIThs

Debunking mIThs

Ivanna Rea, Managing Editor

November 1, 2016


Filed under Feature, Showcase

  When students at SMCHS were first introduced to the Lenovo tablets in the 2014-2015 school year, they were also introduced to the rumors that circulate around the powerful IT team. Although some rumors might be partially true, IT, or Information Technology, claims to monitor tablets for...

Showcase shout out

Showcase shout out

Taylor Gather, Staff Writer

September 9, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

Scott Bricker has never felt prouder of his ongoing three year accomplishment. Since the Lenovo Yoga tablets were introduced to SMCHS in 2014, the IT staff has continue to perfect and create an engaging environment for both students and teachers. As the overseer of the project, Bricker maintains a...

Annual Spring student survey

Cristina Zapata, Feature & Opinion Editor

April 8, 2016


Filed under Feature

On the morning of March 14, all period seven classes were interrupted five minutes before the bell by an announcement regarding a survey from the IT Department. Students were given five minutes to fill out a survey attached to an email from SMCHS' Director of Instructional Technology, Scott Bricker,...

Class police

Class police

Sarah Turner, Staff Writer

September 19, 2015


Filed under Feature

A chat on Skype and a quick game of Tetris on the Yoga may seem harmless, but the new and improved Class Policies has made its stealthy appearance on campus, catching distracted students left and right. Students, proceed with caution. Teachers have a new monitoring tool to confirm the students' focus...