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Current students are putting their art portfolios together this AP testing period. 
In Melanie Huis (10) portfolio, she includes one titled Judgment.

AP Art Portfolios: A Collection

Alyssa Morrone, Entertainment Editor April 24, 2022

Art is arguably one of the most unique classes offered to students, as they can find in it the opportunity to utilize an outlet for expression, relaxation, and experiment with things, all traditionally...

SJHHS most recent production of Beauty and the Beast featured a live musical accompaniment from student musicians below the stage.

The Music Behind SJHHS Musicals

Anna Ho, Staff Writer April 24, 2022

It is undeniable that SJHHS puts on some pretty impressive productions. Musicals combine the best of our performing arts programs: theater, dance, choir, and instrumental music. The element that...

88rising, the first label company to land an official performance slot at Coachella, dominated the first weekend of the festival with several history-making performances. One of the most notable performances featured South Korean soloist CL who reunited with her group 2NE1 in a suprise performance at the end of the show (pictured above).

Asian Acts Make History at Coachella

Sydney Wolfe, Photo Editor April 22, 2022

After two years of canceled shows due to the pandemic, Coachella made its grand return to the desert last weekend with headline performances by Harry Styles, Billie Eilish, and The Weeknd. There were many...

The San Juan Hills Sinfonia Orchestra play for the Festival. Overall, Festival is not a competition, but an opportunity for each group to receive feedback on how they can improve in the future through judge feedback.

Instrumental Music’s Festival Explained

Sofia Bello, Staff Writer April 2, 2022

From March 22 to March 24, the orchestra and band groups at San Juan Hills held a music festival.  What is Festival? Festival is a three day event where about 54 schools from all over Southern...

Turning Red: The Movie Teenage Girls Need Right Now

Turning Red: The Movie Teenage Girls Need Right Now

Alyssa Morrone, Entertainment Editor April 2, 2022

The release of Pixar’s newest movie Turning Red has brought some mixed emotions from audiences. Its messages were especially relevant in the Asian American community due to the nuanced ideas on intergenerational...

The opening ceremony for the 2022 Winter Olympics, in Beijing. Traditionally, the ceremony consists of a parade with all of the nations participating in the game and the lighting of the Olympic torch.

US Takes Home 25 Medals In Winter Olympics

Sofia Bello, Staff Writer March 13, 2022

8 Gold, 10 Silver, and 7 Bronze.  The U.S. finished fourth in the final medal standing at the Beijing Winter Olympics, earning a total of 25 medals.  A big win for the U.S. came from 22-year-old...

The SJHHS Theatre Companys production of the hit musical Legally Blonde has been a huge success, and its high production level has also allowed for a more professional casting process with a full understudy ensemble and the use of tracks of actors who switch main and understudy parts. For example, Lisa Gnielinski who plays the lead Elle Woods in the main ensemble also understudies as Elles mother.

The Understudies of Legally Blonde

Alyssa Morrone, Staff Writer January 24, 2022

While often seen only as secondary replacements to the main cast, the understudies of every production have much larger involvement than often recognized. Enduring the same casting process, and often still...

Each live action rendition of Peter Parker aka the Spider-Man bring a different take to this beloved hero. Who rose the the occasion best though and showed themselves to truly be the best friendly neighborhood Spider-Man?

The Best Peter Parker

January 18, 2022

Stan Lee Agrees, Tom Holland is the Ultimate Spider-Man

Anna Ho, Staff Writer January 18, 2022

Before he passed, Stan Lee said that with Tom Holland, “It’s as if we created a living being to be Spider-Man, and it turned out to be Tom.” This quote alone is all that is necessary to prove...

Garfield is the Magic Number

Eva Smedeby, Opinion Editor January 18, 2022

If Peter Parker’s character had to be embodied by a single actor, there is no indecision as to who that should be.  Between all four portrayals of Spider-Man, to the animated Miles Morales and three...

The Original Spider-Man

Alyssa Morrone, Entertainment Editor January 18, 2022

The year is 2002 and the Spider-Man title beams on theaters across the nation. Millions flock to see the first big movie adaptation of the beloved comic classic. And as the excited teens, nostalgic adults,...

Dancer Lennon Hodges (11) performs a lyrical dance along with their classmates, masked up. Dance teacher Kristine Calder is currently working to ensure equality in mask usage across campus programs.

Dance Teacher Fights Against Program Inequity of Mask Usage

Nikki Iyer, News Editor December 13, 2021

The mask issue is about inequality for dance teacher Kristine Calder.  “I’m not against masking, it’s not because I don’t like the guidelines and disagree with it, it’s how it's being enforced,”...

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