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‘Little Women’ Creates A New Perspective on Women

Actresses, (from left to right) Eliza Scanlen, Saoirse Ronan, Laura Dern and Florence PughGreta Gerwig talk among themselves in the movie “Little Women.” Florence PughGreta Gerwig, playing Amy March, tells her mother and sisters that she was invited to travel to Europe with her aunt. Amy was picked out of all of the sisters because their aunt believed she was most likely to find a rich man to marry.
February 3, 2020

Recipient of six Academy Award nominations, Greta Gerwig’s adaptation of Little Women recognizes the importance of women in all epochs. The story follows the March sisters Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy, from...

Upcoming Shows of 2020

Art by Ryan Healy
February 3, 2020

With a new year comes new resolutions, new people, and most excitingly new TV shows. Take a look at eight of the most anticipated television series of 2020. Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist: In this...

Jojo Rabbit is one of the Best Films of the Year

Jojo Rabbit is one of the Best Films of the Year
January 15, 2020

Jojo Rabbit, the newest film from writer-director Taika Waititi, is a hilarious and touching World War II satire.  This was an incredibly risky follow-up to Waititi’s 2017 hit, Thor: Ragnorok. The...

Romeo and Juliet Production Set in Era of Equality

Juliet Capulet, played by Lily Shaw, fakes her death by a medicine from Friar Lawrence, the night before her arranged marriage to avoid having to marry Paris. Romeo Montegue, played by Grant Halliburton believes she is dead, and drinks poison from an apothecary because he does not want to live a life without her. Juliet wakes up from her sleep to see Romeo dead, and stabs herself to be with him.
December 13, 2019

Romeo and Juliet made its debut December 4-7 in the Black Box. In this production, written by William Shakespeare, certain male roles were played by females. Actors Repertoire, the highest level of...

The Best of the 2010’s

Art by Ella Villar
November 3, 2019

Throughout the 2010s, music has developed greatly in all kinds of genres. The decade introduced new alternatives of pop, hip-hop, and rap, encouraging entirely new styles in fashion. 2010: The release...

LGBTQ Representation on the Rise in Media

LGBTQ Representation on the Rise in Media
October 20, 2019

LGBTQ representation in media has risen in relation to attention the LGBTQ community has received over the past few years.  “When I was in high school and first really [started] paying attention...

‘She Kills Monsters’ Play Incorporates Puppets

Drama students, Olivia Roselli(11), Madeline Halliburton(12), Grant Halliburton(11) and Lily Shaw(11), practice their lines before callbacks for She Kills Monsters.
September 10, 2019

The Stallion Theater Company is producing the play She Kills Monsters, written by Qui Nguyen. The play features Agnes, a senior in high school, whose freshman sister, Tilly has just passed away. Agnes...

‘It Chapter Two’ Box Office Sales Float Above Competition

'It Chapter Two' Box Office Sales Float Above Competition
September 9, 2019

Warner Bros.’ and New Line Cinema’s It Chapter Two grossed approximately $193 million in the first week after its release. Compared to its adversarial films, Abominable and Downton Abbey, the total...

Kiss Me Kate is “Wunderbar”

Zain Faruqi and Grand Halibutyon sing
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...

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

At rehearsal, all the high schools participating in the performance mix together, creating a sense of unity when rehearsing.
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...

Orchestra Receives Unanimous Superior at Segerstrom

Mr. McElroy conducts his symphonic orchestra; the orchestra that received perfect at Segerstrom
Combination of advanced band and advanced string classes never meets as official class at SJHHS but rehearses during tutorial.
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...

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