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One Ball at A TIme founder Sydney Wolfe (12) stands with Samaritan’s Purse coordinators and co-founder Anna Petrescu in front of boxes of balls to be donated. In this donation, they donated nearly 3,500 balls to Samaritans Purse which will be gifted to children around the world in shoe boxes containing materials such as toys and school supplies.

Tennis Non-Profit Organization Reduces Environmental Waste

Braden LaClair, Staff Writer October 6, 2022

As the tennis season begins to gain traction, senior Sydney Wolfe releases her non-profit organization One Ball At A Time in order to help the less fortunate and the environment. The organization works...

SJHHS School Counselors visit
10th grade history classes to educate students on the importance of Suicide Prevention month.

Students and Teachers Come Together to Spread Awareness Regarding Suicide Prevention Month

Content Warning: The following story discusses sensitive topics related to suicide. During the month of September, communities come together to spread awareness about the topic of Suicide Prevention....

Brock Purnell (12) and Shawn Jahangiri (12) recently created Refugee Connection, a website that offers direct assistance to refugees around the world and provides them with a safe way of integrating into the country.

Students Develop Website to Help Refugees Locate Shelter

Gabriella Bello, Sydney Wolfe, Maureen Pike, and Mia Tickell September 18, 2022

Seniors Shawn Jahangiri and Brock Purnell, recently founded the program Refugee Connection to offer direct assistance to refugees around the world. In hopes of aiding the world’s refugee crisis, they...

Students Studying Abroad

Eva Smedeby, Opinion Editor April 24, 2022

Lindsey Gattis (11) and Jacob Verde (11) teamed up for their ASB campaign, winning the election together as next years ASB Vice President and President.

Get To Know the Future ASB President and Vice President

Kaitlyn Kittredge, Feature Editor April 12, 2022

In the last couple of weeks, eligible candidates have been working hard to win the votes of fellow students, hoping to take on an ASB leadership role. After a long week of campaigning for ASB positions,...

Community Comes Together to Help Missing Student Return Home

Community Comes Together to Help Missing Student Return Home

Kaitlyn Kittredge, Feature Editor March 14, 2022

Recently, a SJHHS student returned home after going missing for ten days. During this time, members of the community came together to search for the student, support her family, and spread the word about...

Teacher Brings Restorative Practices to Classroom

Teacher Brings Restorative Practices to Classroom

Sandhya Ganesan, Co-Editor in Chief March 14, 2022

Teaching is a profession that allows an individual to have a profound impact on many students’ development. From the messages they convey to the type of discipline they practice, a teacher can shape...

Dealing With Grief

Dealing With Grief

Jocelyn Serlin, Staff Writer March 13, 2022

What is grief if not love persevering? — Vision Grief is the natural response to loss. It describes the emotional suffering one will endure following a loss. While it can be overwhelming and evoke...

The Prima Deshecha landfill is located less than one mile away from campus. The stallion community has raised concern about SJHHSs close proximity to the landfill, but it may not actually pose much risk to students.

Sanitary, not Trashy

Nikki Iyer, News Editor February 17, 2022

SJHHS has notoriously been labeled as “the dump school” since its opening. Despite pristine facilities, a professional theater, and the state-of-the-art stadium, the BadLands, SJHHS hasn’t been able...

Career oriented programs and courses offered at the school grant students the opportunity to explore future careers, like that of theater production or cosmetology. Students pictured prepare during tech week for their showcase of Pride and Prejudice, which premiered in October.

Students Pursue Futures in Performing Arts

Gabby Laurente, Co-Editor-in-Chief February 9, 2022

“I’ve been inspired to pursue a higher education in costume design.” “I plan to pursue acting in film and television.” “I plan to go into scenic design for theatre.” Students in...

Winter Spirit Week in Photos

Alyssa Morrone, Entertainment Editor February 3, 2022

With Omicron spreading rapidly, there has been a major increase in positive Covid cases. With at-home test kits available, individuals are able to ensure they do not have Covid-19 before possibly exposing others.

The Elephant in The Room: Positive for Covid

Kaitlyn Kittredge, Feature Editor January 23, 2022

For weeks, my grandparents had been planning to have their annual family Christmas party at their house in Sacramento. Four families, including my own, were planning to attend.  With the Omicron wave...

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