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  • Boys Tennis Beats Mater Dei to Win Division 3 CIF Championships

Sophomore Commits to Northwestern University

Sophomore Commits to Northwestern University

Ella Villar, Staff Writer

February 25, 2019

As a sophomore, Jennifer Mcguire’s main focus wasn’t on college however, colleges had their eyes on her. Through her success as a club soccer player, she was given the amazing opportunity to play soccer at Northwestern University after she graduates in 2021. Mcguire has been playing soccer for 11 years...

Nickelodeon Star On Campus

Nickelodeon Star On Campus

Kennedy Flores, Staff Editor

February 21, 2019

Madisyn Shipman began her acting career at just six years old and is now sixteen years old and a sophomore at SJHHS. On September 12, 2015 the first episode of her show, Game Shakers, premiered on Nickelodeon with Shipman playing the character Kenzie Bill. Her character appears to be the brains of the show. The...

Soaring To Number One

Soaring To Number One

Lucy Hughitt, A&E Editor

February 21, 2019

Only starting pole vaulting one year ago, Sophomore Sean Sexton, is on the track to success. Last year, a family friend had suggested that Sexton try pole vaulting due to his body type, and he has only gone up from there. He tried out and was naturally good at it, falling in love with the sport insta...

‘Tis the Skison

‘Tis the Skison

Claire Cone, Staff Writer

February 14, 2019

Mammoth Lakes, a little town in the Inyo National Forest, lays tucked between the Sierra Nevada mountains. At the end of an exhaustingly long road trip, snow-capped mountains and fresh snow await eager snowboarders and skiers. Mammoth Mountain has been one of the most popular ski destinations in all of N...

Spirituality at SJHHS

Spirituality at SJHHS

Claire Cone, Staff Writer

February 7, 2019

Diversity at SJHHS goes beyond just ethnicity. Many different religions occupy the beliefs of these students. Religion is defined as “a particular system of faith and worship.” With a wide variety of religions present on campus, students should be made aware of them to create a better understandin...

Abbey Dayton “Sets” The Bar High

Abbey Dayton “Sets” The Bar High

Ryan Healy, Staff Writer

January 22, 2019

Although the SJHHS Varsity girls volleyball team had a great season, one player in particular stands out among the rest-outside hitter Abbey Dayton. She had a team high of 324 kills in the South Coast League Champions. “A kill is when you hit the ball and you get the point,” said Dayton. “I ...

MacAdam Making Money Moves

MacAdam Making Money Moves

Dalton Flores, Photo Editor

January 17, 2019

Being unprepared for the days after graduation is normal for most high school seniors. However, for senior Elliot MacAdam, he’s been adulting for all of high school. You can’t adult harder than having a full time job, and buying yourself a two door BMW while still in high school. Most ad...

French Exchange Student Takes on the American School System

French Exchange Student Takes on the American School System

Katie Brubaker, Managing Editor

December 19, 2018

Eliott George is new not only to the SJHHS campus, but to the United States. George has come all the way from Compiegne, France to spend a year studying as a Stallion and expanding his knowledge of American culture. George is studying in California through a program called American Field Services. This o...

The Mightiest Steed in the Parking Lot

The Mightiest Steed in the Parking Lot

Dalton Flores, Photo Editor

December 17, 2018

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

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

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

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...