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Proposition 31 was recently passed to ban the sale of vape in California, and lessen its effects on youth. However, it is unclear if the bill will be effective.

Vape Use on Campus Still a Problem Despite New CA Ban on Flavors

Nikki Iyer, Co Editor-in-Chief December 1, 2022

“Waiting and waiting and waiting.” That’s how a student describes their cravings to vape. Right now, 1 in 7 high schoolers say they vaped recently, according to the National Youth Tobacco Survey....

November 8 is the last day to vote in the 2022 midterm elections. The ballot is split into five sections, by location and purpose.

Navigating the 2022 Election Ballot for OC Voters

Nolan Crosby, Art and Entertainment Inside Editor November 8, 2022

The 2022 midterms are here, and November 8th is the day to visit the polls, and last day to send in a mail-in ballot. Get to know what’s on the ballot before voting. It is split into five sections:...

Students approach Amy Neville in the gym after one of three assemblies conducted to warn about the dangers of fentanyl. Neville’s son, Alexander, died in 2020 of  fentanyl poisoning. Fentanyl deaths have increased dramatically since 2013 when it accounted for 3% of drug deaths. Now it represents more than 50%.

Assembly Addresses Problem of Accidental Death from Fentanyl

Lexi Odekirk, Staff Writer November 7, 2022

It was the third time Amy Neville gave the same presentation to a gym full of high school students in one day -- and she was going to give it again in only a few hours to their parents. The issue of...

Candidates Michael Parham and Kira Davis are running in the November 8 election to fill the School Board Trustee vacancy in Area 2.

Area 2 Election: Meet the Candidates

Nikki Iyer, Co-Editor-in-Chief October 21, 2022

Three of seven seats on CUSD’s School Board are up for grabs this Nov. 8, with some early mail-in ballots already being cast. Board members are elected to serve four-year terms. In Area 2, encompassing...

Domenica Pelsoso (10) tests new tampon dispensers installed in school restrooms after California law.

Menstrual Products Now Free On Campus

Cooper Aitken, Managing Editor October 20, 2022

The days of broken and empty menstrual product dispensers are over. New menstrual product dispensers have been installed in numerous women’s restrooms across campus. This change comes after Governor...

Blood donations are essential for the success of modern healthcare. Giving blood can help save many lives.

Local Blood Drive Opens Donating Opportunities in the Community

Claire Stafford, Opinion Editor October 20, 2022

The American Red Cross, a non-profit humanitarian organization, is constantly looking for people to help assist them in filling the persistent  need for blood. On October 26, members of the community...

A Cal Berkeley representative speaks to Jack Perez (12) about which students best represent their university. The CUSD college fair took place on October 3rd at San Juan Hills High School and consisted of booths from over 100 colleges and universities.

CUSD and Futureology Host College Events for Seniors

Sydney Wolfe, Photo Editor October 6, 2022

From writing essays and filling out applications to building a college list, fall can be a stressful time for seniors going through the college application process. This month, SJHHS and Futureology are...

Students and Teachers React to Classroom Chromebook Mandate

Students and Teachers React to Classroom Chromebook Mandate

New rules surrounding technology in the classroom are sparking mixed feelings among students. During the COVID-19 pandemic, students had the option of using a chromebook or a personal device in the classroom....

English teacher Flint faced nationwide scrutiny for their Queer Library last Thursday, facing allegations that their library contains sexually explicit material like orgies and BDSM, citing the books shown in Flints TikTok. The library is currently under review by the district to ensure all books meet CUSD policy.

National Articles Spark Controversy Over Queer Alliance Club Library

Nikki Iyer, Co Editor-in-Chief September 10, 2022

English teacher and Queer Alliance Club adviser, Flint, will return to SJHHS this week after two news articles critical of Flint and the club’s library were posted on the day of Back to School Night. Fox...

Virtual Enterprises Tronic Bikes business plan team share smiles after being ranked third in the country.

Virtual Enterprise Ranks Third in Nation For Business and Finance

Kaitlyn Kittredge, Feature Editor April 26, 2022

Out of over 1,000 competitors, Virtual Enterprise’s business and finance team placed third in the nation at the Spring Break competition in New York City. After winning fourth and seventh place in California...

The STEPS program is hosting the Stallion Olympics on May 16. 12 students in STEPS, including pictured freshman Addy Hayes, will be participating, in addition to many athletes and stallions around campus.

Calling all Students, STEPS to Host the “Stallion Olympics”

Nikki Iyer, News Editor April 25, 2022

The STEPS Department is organizing an upcoming sporting event, “The Stallion Olympics” in hopes of connecting their students with others on campus, including athletes, members of the Best Buddies club,...

SJHHS boasts a clean campus with signature school colors: blue and gold.

Plans for Campus Improvements

Sofia Bello , Staff Writer April 24, 2022

As plans are made for a new school year, stallions can expect to return to a campus that has had a few renovations.  According to Assistant Principal of Student Services Brian Brosmer over the summer...

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