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  • Boys Tennis Beats Mater Dei to Win Division 3 CIF Championships
  • Softball Defeats Patriot High School to Advance to CIF Quarter Finals
  • Boys Tennis Upsets #1 Seed Orange Lutheran to Move on to CIF Quarter Finals
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  • Freedom Writers Visit Campus
  • The Express Reporters Win Honors at JEA Write-Offs

Kiss Me Kate is “Wunderbar”

Kiss Me Kate is “Wunderbar”

Katie Brubaker, Managing Editor

April 30, 2019

Kiss Me Kate, the play within a play put on by the Stallion Theatre Company, produced laughs, cheers, gasps of astonishment, and jaw-drops from audience members during the last two weeks. Through both the first and second acts, there truly was never a dull moment. Kiss Me Kate is a production that...

Should We Separate Art From Its Artist?

Should We Separate Art From Its Artist?

April 30, 2019

When celebrities engage in inappropriate conduct, how should we react to the art they create? Should we boycott their films, their music, their writing? What about others involved in the industry?

San Juan Hills Participates in District Honor Choir

San Juan Hills Participates in District Honor Choir

Connor Rose, Staff Writer

April 29, 2019

Capistrano Unified School District’s Honor Choir is held at Segerstrom Hall, where SJHHS stallions were able to sing with other schools, learning music together as one team. The usual school rivalries were put aside for the sake of art and expression in a one-night event that amazed and emotionally mov...

Orchestra Receives Unanimous Superior at Segerstrom

Orchestra Receives Unanimous Superior at Segerstrom

David De Anda, Graphics Editor

April 29, 2019

A combination of an advanced band and advanced orchestra equals a perfect score performance for SJHHS at the Orange County Philharmonic Society Orchestra Festival. The event was hosted by the Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall on March 9th. Dean McElroy, the Director of Instrumental Music, lead his stude...

You Can’t Take it With You Will Take Your Breath Away

You Can’t Take it With You Will Take Your Breath Away

Katie Brubaker, Managing Editor

March 26, 2019

The Stallion Theatre Company’s most recent production, You Can’t Take it With You, was a story that touched on the importance of love, family, and the search for true happiness.  The show revolves around a bizarre family who live together in absolute chaos. The youngest member of the family, Al...

Little Women Slideshow

Little Women Slideshow

Makayla Walders and Sandhya Ganesan

February 21, 2019

SJHHS’s theater department has recently reminded us of the value of family and the importance of hope. Set in the time period of the civil war in Concord, Massachusetts, “Little Women” narrates a story of the four March sisters, Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy. Throughout this two hour play, the sisters e...

Velvet Buzzsaw Redefines Thriller

Velvet Buzzsaw Redefines Thriller

Connor Rose, Staff Writer

February 18, 2019

“Velvet Buzzsaw” tells the story of a modern art gallery that takes the works of a recently dead artist and displays them for their own profit. Little do they know, the art holds a darkness and supernatural evil, torturing and terrifying the gallery owners. Netflix and Dan Gilroy knocked it out of the...

To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before Review

To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before Review

Claire Cone, Staff Writer

February 7, 2019

Based on the novel written in 2014 by Jenny Han, the teen romantic comedy, To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before, embodies a quirky high school experience between a girl and her crush. A teenage girl experiences an unusual love life after her secret love letters are surreptitiously mailed to the objects of...

Ariana Grande: A Legend On The Rise

Ariana Grande: A Legend On The Rise

Lucy Hughitt, A&E Editor

February 4, 2019

Ariana Grande. Model, singer, actress. From new music, to tour dates, to even a new Instagram post, Ariana Grande is constantly a star in the headlines. In August of 2018, Grande released her long-awaited album, Sweetener. The album quickly soared through the charts, reaching number one on Billbo...

Netflix’s “Bandersnatch” Redefines Movie Viewing

Netflix’s “Bandersnatch” Redefines Movie Viewing

Grace Aitken, News Editor

January 31, 2019

Netflix’s newest episode of Black Mirror, “Bandersnatch,” is meta, dark, and groundbreaking-which is not surprising coming from the popular sci-fi series. The film is interactive, making it seem like a movie-videogame hybrid. It takes the Stranger Things 80’s vibe and turns it into an unsettli...

Michelle Obama’s “Becoming” Rocks The World

Michelle Obama’s “Becoming” Rocks The World

Isabella Mahar, Staff Writer

January 17, 2019

With a book tour lasting until May 2019, being selected for Oprah Winfrey’s Book Club, being on the New York Times Bestseller List for the past 8 weeks, and currently standing in the number one spot, it’s safe to say Michelle Obama’s Becoming is rocking the nation. The book starts with a prologue...

I Can’t See Why People Like “Bird Box”

I Can’t See Why People Like “Bird Box”

Connor Rose, Staff Writer

January 17, 2019

Seriously, I wanted to like this movie, I really did. I will admit, there are some good things, like the acting and the premise. The acting is honestly really on point and they can make some extremely clunky dialogue sound pretty okay. I also really like the concept and the consistency the film mainta...