The Express

  • Football Defeats South Hills 42-7
  • "She Kills Monsters" Auditions August 27-29
  • Cheer Adds New Song Team
  • First Home Football Game Vs. Capo August 30 @7 in Badlands
  • Club Applications Available and Due Sept. 13
  • Boys Tennis Beats Mater Dei to Win Division 3 CIF Championships

Shin Shines Through Adversity

Shin Shines Through Adversity

Brendan Gibson, Staff Writer

February 22, 2017

Shinsanity has reached San Juan Hills. Fan favorite Aaron Shin was given one opportunity to showcase his basketball skills in front of a deafening crowd, and he did not disappoint. In his final home game as a senior, Shin was put into the starting lineup for the first time. In only five minut...

Lack of Toilet Seat Covers Explained

Lack of Toilet Seat Covers Explained

Lucy Law, Staff Writer

February 8, 2017

The thought of sitting on a public toilet grosses out many, and at SJHHS, students have no alternative: the student bathrooms don’t have any toilet seat covers. However, there is a reason for this. According to Ryan Burris, Chief Communications Officer for CUSD, the school does not provide seat...

Alison Miranda Gets “Surreal” With Her Art

Alison Miranda Gets “Surreal” With Her Art

Dylan Robinson, Staff Writer

February 3, 2017

Art isn’t only found in museums anymore. Within the bounds of SJHHS, there are students eager to splash paint and channel Picasso as they create art of their own. Senior Alison Miranda displays her artistic passion by producing art in her own time and at school. Thanks to the addition of AP Studio...

Ms. Price Spreads Cheer through Caroling

Ms. Price Spreads Cheer through Caroling

Luciana Benzan, Staff Writer

January 20, 2017

Christmas carolers. They have skills straight from Santa.They walk among us, disguised. They could be someone you know, someone like your teacher. This is exactly the case at SJHHS with science teacher Emily Price. “When I tell people I Christmas carol I have to usually stop and reiterate to ...

Religious Clubs at SJHHS Show Faith

Religious Clubs at SJHHS Show Faith

Rebekah Sterns, Staff Writer

January 20, 2017

There’s a saying that prayers are heard around the world, whether someone is religious or not. Prayers also stem from different backgrounds, bringing people together from various religions. At SJHHS, there are four clubs based on religion: Cookies and Christ, Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA...

AP Studio Art class Introduced to SJHHS this year

AP Studio Art class Introduced to SJHHS this year

Kayla Greer, Staff Writer

December 14, 2016

Advanced Placement Studio Arts was added this year upon encouragement from last year’s Drawing and Painting students. Now, it’s a big hit among the school’s more creative students. As a new course, there is a lot to know about the new media class. Last year, a small group of art students inc...

MUN and AcaDeca Represent SJHHS Academics

MUN and AcaDeca Represent SJHHS Academics

Sam Newman, Opinion Editor

December 9, 2016

At SJHHS, the academic programs Model United Nations and Academic Decathlon allow students to compete and test their knowledge of politics and current events. Both programs compete in conferences and competitions throughout the year against other Orange County and South California high schools and...

Holidays at SJHHS

Holidays at SJHHS

Hannah Chon, Feature Editor

December 9, 2016

The holiday season has approached and students at SJHHS are already spreading their holiday spirit.   ROP Graphic Design is spreading holiday cheer by making personalized Christmas greeting  cards.  The Young Republicans Club is creating Christmas cards for Marines, and the Interact club is help...

Rugby Now a Reality at San Juan Hills

Rugby Now a Reality at San Juan Hills

Luciana Benzan, Staff Writer

November 25, 2016

Rugby is the fastest growing sport in North America and this year, it has reached SJHHS. The San Juan Stallion Rugby Club is not only a club here on campus but also an actual sports team that is competing against other high schools, like Dana Hills and San Clemente. The school club was founded by SJ...

AVID takes over College Week at SJHHS

AVID takes over College Week at SJHHS

Ashlee Renteria, A&E Editor

November 18, 2016

All over SJHHS, teachers doors have been decorated with colors and pictures of the college they attended. Ranging from Ivy Leagues to Cal States, students can look at the doors of their classrooms to admire the work of AVID. College week started on Monday with college wear day, where every student dres...

Mountain Biking Club Grows at SJHHS

Mountain Biking Club Grows at SJHHS

Elise Tysdal, Staff Writer

November 18, 2016

There are over 85 clubs at SJHHS, but one stands out among the rest: the Mountain Biking Club. The club accepts members from any grade and skill level, from freshman to senior beginner to expert. The club president is Addison Simis, a junior at SJHHS, and the teacher advisor is Matt Ahmer, who teac...

2016-2017 Yearbook cover design finalized

2016-2017 Yearbook cover design finalized

McKenzie M, Staff Writer

November 18, 2016

Lightbulb...pitch...trash… Lightbulb...pitch...trash… Ideas and designs have been rushing through the minds of the 2016-2017 Yearbook Staff.  It has taken over 6 weeks but they have finally come up with the final design of our 10th Anniversary yearbook. Co-Editors-in-Chiefs, Caroline Ale...