The Eagle Eye

Spreading the melody

Spreading the melody

Rachel Do, Web Editor-in-Chief

November 19, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Feature, Media

Melody Tajalli enjoys performing in front of huge crowds and connecting with the audience. A natural singer-songwriter and performer, Tajalli has been a musician since 2007. When she started playing the piano and singing, music became a huge part of her life. "Because  my dad plays piano, it was...

REAL worship

REAL worship

Ivanna Rea, Managing Editor

September 3, 2016


Filed under Feature, Showcase

The project that four SMCHS graduates started has now been passed down to a group of students ready to spread the faith filled mission of REALministry. In May of the 2015-2016 school year, Andrew Hoang, Beck Svensson, CJ Bautista and Ricky Cruz created a student-run ministry; The goal was to grow...

Panning for first place

Panning for first place

Perla Shaheen, Copy Editor

March 21, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

After her absence from Jan. 29 to Feb. 7, Director of Percussion Amanda Duncan has finally returned to SMCHS. Her time away was spent in Trinidad practicing nonstop for the Panorama: a carnival where steel bands come together from around the world to compete. Once an instrument only for the lower cl...

Classic or cliché

Classic or cliché

Dessi Gomez, Staff Writer

November 3, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Shelves are crammed with record cases and walls are plastered in Polaroid pictures. Hipsters roll their eyes as they walk past the common store displays, scoffing at how mainstream these vintage treasures have become. But records and Polaroids are more than just trends. In fact, the revival of these...

Musical honors

Musical honors

Perla Shaheen, Copy Editor

October 30, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

After many years of award-winning and hard work, the performing arts program has taken another step forward with its acceptance into the Tri-M Music Honor Society (MHS). This international society recognizes high school arts programs for their musical achievements, academic merit and civic service....