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

The Eagle Eye

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

The Eagle Eye

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

The Eagle Eye

Jack Laranjo in robotics room

Jack Laranjo

Jan 30, 2023

"Hi, my name is Jack Laranjo, I came to SM with a bunch of friends from middle school. I got involved with robotics and was able to expand my friends in robotics. I also began taking advanced classes such...

Roman Mendoza

Roman Mendoza

Luke Soliman, ETV liaison Oct 31, 2022

"Hello, I am Roman Mendoza. During my four years at SM, I have been involved with football, basketball, and track. I currently do track and won CIF last year in the 300 hurdles. I have learned so much...

Kilian OConnor

Kilian O’Connor

Mar 11, 2021

"I'm ecstatic to be able to play my junior year. It's been a long journey filled with doubt, but I couldn't be happier to share this moment with this team. We have worked hard and we deserved the chance...

Gavin Clift

Gavin Clift

Marcus Kim, Staff Writer Feb 11, 2021

"My 4 years at SM have been an amazing experience that I will never forget. From the sports games to the faith based community, SM has been a place that allowed me to grow as a person and as a student....

Mckenna Bradley

Mckenna Bradley

Alex Vallone, Managing Editor Feb 8, 2021

"Going to Santa Margarita has been an amazing experience for me as it enabled me to participate in numerous activities including Associated Student Body, Eagle TV, Peer Ministry, Model United Nations,...

Chris Reynolds

Chris Reynolds

Maddy Sherwood, Staff Writer Feb 8, 2021
I cannot wait to walk across the stage, knowing that I have accomplished so much and that I am prepared to take on the college world.
Savannah Jimenez

Savannah Jimenez

Emelin Conboy, Staff Writer Feb 8, 2021

"COVID, as we know, has played a big part in our senior year and it's definitely not what we were expecting it to look like. It really taught me a lot about myself and how I thrive being around people,...

Jill Ridens

Oct 5, 2017

  When I was little I used to make my mom call me Lindsey because I hated the name Jill. Now I'd go by Jillian because everyone thinks my name's Jillian but it's not.

Senior Morgan Yurosek poses with Republican Rand Paul after he spoke at a fundraiser she helped plan during her summer internship with the Republican Party of Orange County in 2015.

Passion for politics

Kristine Liao, Co-Editor-in-Chief Mar 21, 2016

In third grade, senior Morgan Yurosek sent a letter and an American soldier Build-A-Bear to then President George W. Bush. Three months later, the president responded with a personal letter, signed photographs,...

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...

In her replica of a scene from James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl, senior Shayna Aigner uses clay, paint, wire, metal, ribbon and moss.

Living through art

Kristine Liao, Co-Editor-in-Chief Feb 7, 2016

For SMCHS seniors, the sixth annual art show is their last.  The work of some of the school's most seasoned artists was displayed and potenitally sold in the library until Feb. 5.

As a sign of respect, Chara follows the Indian tradition of removing her shoes before entering a mosque.

California dreamin’

Camille Manese and Cristina Zapata Jan 5, 2016

Some people are satisfied with an occasional trip to Palm Springs for a virgin piña colada and a quick escape from reality. Others venture to the middle of the Peruvian jungle to live with indigenous...

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