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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

  • AVID Students Reap $69K in Scholarship Dollars

  • Freedom Writers Visit Campus

  • The Express Reporters Win Honors at JEA Write-Offs

The Ice Cream Museum Hits LA

The Ice Cream Museum Hits LA

McKenzie M, Staff Writer

May 22, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

Many indulged in a world of their own fantastical dreams at the Los Angeles Museum of Ice Cream. Its grand opening took place on April 22, 2017 and is only open temporarily. Its first location in New York is currently closed for the season while they give Southern Californians a chance to experienc...

’13 Reasons Why’ Sparks Conversation

’13 Reasons Why’ Sparks Conversation

Sam Newman, Staff Writer

May 3, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Top Stories

WARNING: THIS REVIEW CONTAINS SPOILERS AND MENTIONS OF SEXUAL ASSAULT/RAPE AND SUICIDE. The new Netflix Original Series “13 Reasons Why” had a similar warning message about sexual assault/rape and suicide in the opening of three of its episodes. Based off the novel by Jay Asher, 13RW discusses t...

‘Fiddler’ Cast Shines

‘Fiddler’ Cast Shines

Katie Brubaker, A&E editor (inside)

May 3, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Multimedia, Top Stories

The Stallion Theatre Company’s production of Fiddler on the Roof  by Joseph Stein was a wonderful rendition of the famed comedy that touches on the struggle between family and societal norms of  a Jewish village in 1905 Imperial Russia. The set, while appearing bare, effectively illustrates the i...

Battle of the Bands Rocks SJHHS

Battle of the Bands Rocks SJHHS

Mia N. Jones, Staff Writer

May 3, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Multimedia, Top Stories

Eight bands. Three days. One winner. SJHHS’s Battle of the Bands kicked off the week of March 20 resulting in a huge win for the band, The Taco Truck. 7 student bands participated, which included The Lavender Club (Audrey Schreiner, Shannon Tilley, and Emma Law), The Rizz Works (Thomas Ngoy, Camero...

Disney Movie: a Beauty and a Beast

Disney Movie: a Beauty and a Beast

Olivia Fu, News Editor

May 3, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Top Stories

After setting the record for the best March movie launch with $174.8 million during opening weekend, it’s safe to say that Disney’s newest live adaptation of Beauty and the Beast is a success. Aside from some new information on the curse and Belle’s parents, the movie follows the same plot as the...

Mighty Morphin’ Movie Review

Mighty Morphin’ Movie Review

Luciana Benzan, Staff Writer

April 30, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

Power Rangers is exactly what you’d expect of a big-budget revival of an old superhero franchise: plenty of action, a sexy supervillain, and a fairly simplistic plot. The newest revival of the Power Ranger was greeted with mixed reviews when it premiered on March 24. For many die-hard fans of the c...

American Ballet Theatre Has a World Premiere

American Ballet Theatre Has a World Premiere

Katie Brubaker, A&E editor (inside)

April 9, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

  A world class ballet company, a famed artist, and an innovative choreographer have come together to illustrate a tale that is not only beautiful, comedic and historical, but beyond sweet. The world premiere of American Ballet Theatre’s “Whipped Cream” was performed at Segerstrom Cen...

Theater Students Win At CETA

March 27, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

Members of the SJHHS Stallion Theatre Company attended the California Educational Theatre Association (CETA) Festival on January 13-15, where two seniors received scholarships and another, a first place award in film. Students attending the festival view shows presented by other high schools in Califo...

Upcoming Music Fest Brings Back The Past

Upcoming Music Fest Brings Back The Past

Kaden Brown, Staff Writer

March 20, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

Concert festivals are some of the best forms of entertainment and enjoyment anyone can experience. Seeing a packed lineup of so many bands you like can be such an exciting opportunity for you to go out and free yourself through live music. In this day and age you’re likely to see festivals across the ...

Much To Review

Much To Review

Sam Newman, Opinion Editor

March 17, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Top Stories

The Stallion Theatre Company’s latest production, Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare, was just as good as the numerous plays and musicals that SJHHS has hosted in the past. Nestled in the quaint space of the Black Box Theatre, the production followed the multiple love stories of the couples portrayed ...

Senior Showcase’s Dancers Stun the Audience

Senior Showcase’s Dancers Stun the Audience

Maddi Boland, Staff Writer

March 6, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Top Stories

The seniors of the SJHHS dance program performed on Friday, February 24 in a showcase entirely dedicated to them. While SJHHS’ dance program puts on multiple shows throughout the year, this performance was different from the rest, only featuring senior dancers and focusing on their journey with the progr...

‘The Bachelor’ Season 21 Recap and Review

‘The Bachelor’ Season 21 Recap and Review

Lucy Law, Staff Writer

March 4, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Top Stories

When Nick Viall was announced as season 21’s Bachelor there were two kinds of people: those who were excited for him to finally find his true love and those who were tired of seeing him on the show. After starring on The Bachelorette twice and Bachelor in Paradise once, it wasn’t looking to good for his chances of findi...