The Express

  • The Tan Band Wins Battle of the Bands

  • Sofia Votava Wins President's Volunteer Service Award

  • Skyla Setzler Wins 2nd in District Poster Competition

  • Battle of the Bands Winner to Play Concert at Lunch Friday

  • 2019 Stallion of the Year Nominees Announced

  • Lila Holley and Sierra Young In Top 15 of OC Register Varsity Artists

The Mightiest Steed in the Parking Lot

The Mightiest Steed in the Parking Lot

Dalton Flores, Photo Editor

December 17, 2018


Filed under Feature, Top Stories

Top to bottom, front to back, and side to side, Vanderbroek has fully customized his 2010 Chevrolet Silverado. With a custom bumper, Kings Suspension, 35 inch Falken tires, 17 inch wheels, and custom fiberglass front fenders, this just scratches the surface of how time and hard work Vanderbroek has...

Behind the Equipment, Beyond the Locker Room

Behind the Equipment, Beyond the Locker Room

Jack O'Connor, Staff Writer

December 13, 2018


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Every sports team needs some extra help and this support is often integral in keeping the teams safe and competitive. Perhaps no one represents this more than Ralph Mattera. Ralph Mattera is the Boys Locker Room Attendant and Athletic Equipment Manager for his fourth year at SJHHS and twelfth at year Cap...

Giving a Helping Hand

Giving a Helping Hand

Isabella Mahar, Staff Writer

December 2, 2018


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Ashlyn Matthews spends her break time and her time in sixth period Engineering class creating prosthetic hands and fingers. Her passion of creating these and getting certified to give them to children and adults started with an article her grandfather sent her. “My grandfather sent me an article...

Kaia Wolfe Aces Freshman Year

Kaia Wolfe Aces Freshman Year

Makayla Walders, Editorial Editor

November 12, 2018


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Kaia Wolfe has started high school swinging as she was placed on the SJHHS girls varsity tennis team her freshman year. With five years of competitive tennis experience under her belt, Kaia is living proof that hard work pays off. Her killer serve and forehand shot meant Kaia played the 2018 se...

Hudson Jones Rises to Varsity

Hudson Jones Rises to Varsity

Lucy Hughitt, Staff Writer

October 25, 2018


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Something life-changing happened to sophomore, Hudson Jones at SJHHS’ homecoming game. Jones was asked by his coach to start as quarterback on first string. He was initially nervous, it was the biggest game of the year after all. However, with the support of his teammates and the ever-nearing t...

Teacher by Day, Actress by Night

Teacher by Day, Actress by Night

Claire Cone, Copy Editor

October 25, 2018


Filed under Feature, Top Stories

A talented actress hides within the faculty at SJHHS. Emily Price, an AP environmental science and biology teacher, lives a double life; as she is a high school teacher by day, and an actress in the evening. A former choir student, Price never expected to utilize her voice as a tool for acting. Little did she ...

Tony Wang Kicks Off The Season On Varsity Football

Tony Wang Kicks Off The Season On Varsity Football

Kennedy Flores, Staff Writer

September 27, 2018


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A freshman football player takes on the big role of being the third string varsity kicker. This is Tony Wang's first year attending SJHHS and playing football. Before Wang started his football career he played  8-10 years of soccer, which definitely became a huge assistance to his ability to kick. ...

New Academic Advisor Joins High School’s Faculty

New Academic Advisor Joins High School’s Faculty

Katie Brubaker, Managing Editor

September 20, 2018


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The beginning of the school year was not only the start of SJHHS for members of the freshmen class, but also for newly minted academic advisor Elise Butler. This is Butler’s first year being an academic advisor at a high school, but before joining the staff at SJHHS Butler was an academic advisor a...

Students Born on 9/11 Never Forget

Students Born on 9/11 Never Forget

Riley Goodfellow, Co Editor-In-Chief

September 11, 2018


Filed under Feature, Top Stories

It is hard for students to ignore the national tragedy of September 11, 2001, especially when it was the day they were born. Seniors, Raquel Vellandi, and Ataliwala Akshat, and Junior, Isabelle Peloso all share 9/11 as their birthday. They not only share the date, they were born on the exact day ...

Student Teaches Kurdish Military Officials to Swim

Student Teaches Kurdish Military Officials to Swim

Kate Finman, News Editor

April 27, 2018


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For senior Calum Moy, his Kurdish heritage is an integral part of his identity. This past summer, Moy taught Kurdish citizens and military personnel how to swim. Moy is a Kurd, a member of the largest ethnic minority in the world without a country. They have been actively seeking independence for de...

Liam O’Connor Chosen for Irish Junior National Baseball Team

Liam O’Connor Chosen for Irish Junior National Baseball Team

Katie Brubaker

April 23, 2018


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This summer, varsity baseball player Liam O’Connor will be a long ways away from the home base plate on the Stallion baseball diamond. Instead, O’Connor will be training and competing with the Irish Junior National Baseball Team in Grosseto Italy. O’Connor was first introduced to the European Baseball Classic...