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Avengers: Infinity War

Avengers: Infinity War

Libby Gorton, Staff Writer

May 2, 2018

The 2018 Avengers: Infinity War was either Marvel’s best, or worst decision ever made. A decade since the first Iron Man was brought into theaters May 2, 2008, the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) has been building up to this movie in particular. Avengers: Infinity War released on the 27th of A...

Les Misérables Production Breaks Records

Les Misérables Production Breaks Records

McKenzie M, A&E Editor

April 30, 2018

Les Misérables made history at SJHHS by selling out all five shows. With a production this grand, many people have been involved in creating this musical and have contributed many long hours of rehearsal, construction, and preparation.  This musical sums up the effort and talent of not only the students a...

Final Tune-Ups for Les Misérables Pit Orchestra

Final Tune-Ups for Les Misérables Pit Orchestra

Libby Gorton, Staff Writer

April 25, 2018

Though they may not be visible up on the stage, the talented pit orchestra plays a big role in creating the magic of the musicals produced at SJHHS. Musicians in the Les Misérables pit orchestra, Anya Searle, Vincent Maldonado, and Cole Grace are proud of their participation of bringing productions of the...

Netflix Coming Out with the New Fab Five

Netflix Coming Out with the New Fab Five

Juan Galindo, Staff Writer

April 24, 2018

Let’s get something straight, the Netflix original Queer Eye has come out with a bang. The original concept of Queer Eye for the Straight Guy was to educate heterosexual males and the Bravo television channel audience about gay culture. The show sheds light onto the life of seven straight m...

“A Quiet Place” Is A First For Horror

“A Quiet Place”  Is A First For Horror

Sam Newman, Co Editor-in-Chief

April 23, 2018

While A Quiet Place, the horror/drama/thriller released on April 6, may have kept the theatres silent, the word on the street has been anything but so. Directed, co-written, and starred in by John Krasinski, The Office star branched out from a mainly comedy background with this unique horror film. Al...

The End of the F***ing World Captivates Viewers

The End of the F***ing World Captivates Viewers

Claire Cone, Staff Writer

March 12, 2018

The newly released, ambiguous British Netflix series, The End of the F***ing World, is rising in popularity. It is a dark comedy-drama TV series with a deceptive title. It consists of eight episodes, each roughly about 20 minutes long, that are based off of Charles S. Forsman's comics. The show is q...

Black Mirror Reflects On Technology Dependence

Black Mirror Reflects On Technology Dependence

Wil Kennedy, Art & Graphics Editor

February 5, 2018

By definition, an anthology is a published collection of works, poems, short stories, plays, or even songs. When asked to give an example of a good anthology show, you’ll probably be more than likely to say The Twilight Zone. However, a new anthology show has presented itself to challenge The Twilight Zone’s es...

Theater Puts on “The Drowsy Chaperone:” a Roaring Success

Theater Puts on “The Drowsy Chaperone:” a Roaring Success

Kate Finman, News Editor

January 28, 2018

The theater program at SJHHS brought the 1920’s back to life by proxy of musical. The Drowsy Chaperone, as narrated from the living room of “Man-in-Chair,” depicts a wedding gone wrong and includes characters like an intoxicated chaperone,  confident male “player,” and undercover pastry ...

Turtles All the Way Down Brings New Representation for the Mentally Ill

Turtles All the Way Down Brings New Representation for the Mentally Ill

Kate Finman, News Editor

January 24, 2018

Author John Green has finally done it. He has written a book that appeals to more than just the average angst-filled teenager. Now, don't get me wrong; I have read all of John Green’s books and moderately enjoyed them. I read Turtles All the Way Down, his newest YA book, expecting it to be a med...

Lady Bird Takes Flight

Lady Bird Takes Flight

Katie Brubaker, Feature Editor

January 22, 2018

Lady Bird, is a comedic independent film about a high school student from a low-income family that attends a Catholic school in Pasadena, California. Set in 2002, the film follows Christine McPherson through her adolescent related plights: things such as first boyfriends, sex, drugs, fitting in (or lack t...

Taylor Swift Sheds Her Old Reputation

Taylor Swift Sheds Her Old Reputation

Kate Finman, News Editor

December 20, 2017

Taylor Swift released her sixth album, Reputation, on November 10. It debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Music’s 200 Albums chart and has sold 1.6 million copies so far in the United States alone. Swift is no longer the innocent country star we all knew and loved. Her new music is characterized ...