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Disney Movie: a Beauty and a Beast

Disney Movie: a Beauty and a Beast

Olivia Fu, News Editor

May 3, 2017

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

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

  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

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...

Batman Builds LEGO Legacy

Batman Builds LEGO Legacy

Nate Giraud, Staff Writer

March 26, 2017

The LEGO Batman Movie is very different from any previous Batman film. Most of the movies about Bruce Wayne and his fancy costume in the past have had a dark and serious tone, while the LEGO Batman Movie takes a more comedic approach. In my eyes, the most noticeable feature this film has is that is...

Upcoming Music Fest Brings Back The Past

Upcoming Music Fest Brings Back The Past

Kaden Brown, Staff Writer

March 20, 2017

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

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

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

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...

The New Era of Teenage Drama

The New Era of Teenage Drama

Ashlee Renteria, A&E Editor

March 3, 2017

The Norwegian television series “Skam’” follows the life of a group of friends balancing school, sexuality, and religion. Now going into its fourth season, this true-to-life hit series has sparked lots of buzz on social media. Skam, which translates to “shame,” features a new central ch...

Student Choreography ‘Breaks the News’ in Dances Inspired by Real Events

Student Choreography ‘Breaks the News’ in Dances Inspired by Real Events

Aleck Mardirossian

February 3, 2017

Extra Extra! The SJHHS dance program ends their student choreography winter dance show tonight using the theme: Breaking News. The theme challenged students to use any historic event that was or is newsworthy and choreograph a dance routine around the event. Articles, movies, and monumental events supp...

Norgren Wins U2 Tickets on 104.3FM’s ‘Battle of the Sexes’

Norgren Wins U2 Tickets on 104.3FM’s ‘Battle of the Sexes’

Jimmy Burns, Boys Sports Editor

February 3, 2017

As a long-time U2 super fan, Photo teacher Ryan Norgren's dream came true when U2 announced a new Joshua Tree Tour. The tour, which hasn't been performed in 30 years, will come to the Rose Bowl in Pasadena on May 20. But how he got tickets before anyone else is a story of amazing luck and skill. ...