The Express

  • 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

After Thanksgiving Treat

Makayla Thomas, News Editor

November 28, 2012


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Thanksgiving is a fantastic time to splurge and eat whatever you want, including this recipe of warm broiled apples served with some nice cold ice cream. Ingredients: •6 sweet, firm apples, such as Rome Beauties or Empires, peeled, cored, and cut into 8 to 10 wedges •1/3 cup fresh lemon juice ...

Combatting Cyber-bullying Remains a Priority

Maddie Vansell, Assistant Editor

October 26, 2012


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When the word "bullying" comes to mind, people usually think of the typical Hollywood-produced image with kids being thrown into dumpsters and badgered for their lunch money. However, recent forms of student harassment are no longer physical but rather directed towards their victims’ weaknesses; thei...

The Truth About Candy: Not So Sweet

Maddie Vansell, Assistant Editor

October 26, 2012


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Did you know that most of the major chocolate companies around the globe utilize child labor as a means of production? 40 percent of the world’s cocoa supply derives from West Africa’s Ivory Coast, where some of the most serious cases of the exploitation of kids occur, according to Equal Exchange, a fr...

Got Pumpkin?

Makayla Thomas, News Editor

October 26, 2012


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Seasonal Cooking BY MAKAYLA THOMAS NEWS EDITOR The delicacies that would go perfect for the cold weather in October are: Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe: 1. In a bowl cream 1/4 cup of butter, 3/4 cup of sugar, and 3/4 cup of brown sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in 1 egg and 1 tea...

Stallion Spotlight: Connor Hill Lights up Camino Real Playhouse

Shane Battis, Centerspread Editor

October 26, 2012


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Connor Hill, a sophomore here at SJHHS, returns to the stage October 19th cast in his familiar role of Busby in Sherlock Holmes and the Spinsters of Blackmead, at San Juan Hill’s Camino Real Playhouse. Hill says he started his acting career “a long time ago, when I was five my mom put me in an a...

Link Crew Leads Freshmen into High School

Link Crew Leads Freshmen into High School

Alyssa Renteria, Staff Writer

October 8, 2012


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Being a freshmen in high school can sometimes feel like you’re in a foreign land. But one program, Link Crew, seeks to familiarize incoming freshman to ins and outs of being a high school student. Before school started, Link Crew leaders took time out to meet the freshmen. Over 500 freshmen attended the ...