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

Pushing through until the end of the race, Barber knows what she has to do.

A new passion

Kiera Allado, Social Media Manager Sep 29, 2022

Click here for Trinity League XC Finals Races   As the 2022 Cross Country season approaches this fall, sophomore, Brooke Barber, is clear on what she wants to do to accomplish big things, using...

Vicky Zhang prepares to send the ball flying through the court as she practices for her matches.

Swinging into a new season

Catherine Bryson, Staff Writer Mar 11, 2021

Feet planted, heart pumping, Vicky Zhang swings, hitting the ball across the court. A new season of tennis has begun. March of 2020 saw not only school closures, but also sports seasons cut short and...

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...

New art teacher replaces former art teacher : Mr. Hoff.

A new face in the art department

Olivia Hernandez, Staff Writer Nov 12, 2017

Former IB Art teacher, Mr. Hoff left the school to find himself through a mission trip. Although this departure was difficult for some students, the transition became easier with the hiring of new teacher:...

Dazzling display

Emily Redd, Staff Writer Nov 2, 2017

SMCHS is well-known for its academics, athletics, and arts. On Oct. 23, incoming freshman and their families were able to catch a glimpse of the campus and all it has to offer by participating in Student...

Blue and gold

Blue and gold

McKenna Sulick, Staff Writer Oct 22, 2017

On the evening of Sept. 30, members of the SMCHS community gathered on campus to celebrate the school's 30 year anniversary at the annual Blue and Gold fundraiser. The gym was barely recognizable,...

Crazy for robotics

Crazy for robotics

Gillian Steffey, Print Editor-in-Chief Oct 22, 2017

Competing in two tournaments a year, the robotics team designs and builds specific robots for each competition, however, the team also builds robots for fun, not just the competitions. The team...



Mia Ross, Staff Writer Sep 28, 2017

Every year, hundreds of students from schools throughout Orange County attend Santa Margarita's South Orange County Model United Nations (SOCOMUN) Conference. Dressed in standard business attire, the...

The result of driving under the influence of alcohol.

The captured scenes

Rachel Tetreault and Hannah Prince Apr 25, 2017

As the fire truck comes racing down the street, students prepare to watch the "Every 15 Minutes" assembly. Here are some snippets of the MOCK crash demonstration and performances, the reading of the obituary...

New SMCHS teacher, Ms. Vanni, smiles for a picture in between teaching environmental science and biology.

New teacher on the block

Margaret Driscoll, A&E Editor and News Editor Feb 8, 2017

Towards the end of 2016, science teacher Cristal Miller ended her teaching career at SMCHS, leaving the faculty and administration in need of a new Environmental Science, Biology and Chemistry teacher...

Boston and MUNtreal

Boston and MUNtreal

Dessi Gomez, Arts & Entertainment Editor Dec 6, 2016

    Intro, Boston: College Loop and Fenway Park When we received the news last year that the 2016 Senior MUN B Trip would visit Boston, MA and Montreal, Quebec, I knew I had to be a part...

Mass is a time for respect and reverence not an excuse to skip class.

New mass schedule

Ivanna Rea, Managing Editor Dec 6, 2016

On Thursday Dec. 5, SMCHS enacted a new bell schedule for students and faculty. A call for change arose after only 587 students (1/3 of the school population) attended the All Saints Mass in October....

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