The Express

Parking Shortage Resolved

Parking Shortage Resolved

Max Hooites-Meursing, Staff Writer

October 10, 2014

The parking shortage at SJHHS will soon be resolved. The old staff parking lot will be used for student parking at SJHHS, due to the increase in our school population. The parking lot behind the tennis courts is now for staff parking. Juniors and seniors believe we should make the parking lot specifically...

CUSD to Unblock YouTube, But With Filtering

Since YouTube was invented in 2005 CUSD has blocked it. However in mid October they will allow tiered access to all school sites.

Adam Grossen, Staff Writer

October 3, 2014

In late October, CUSD’s Information Technology Department finally unblocked YouTube from classrooms. Teachers now have access the widely popular video sharing website without using a work-around. While this may seem like a dream come true to most students, there is a catch. Students do not yet have...

Comedy Sportz Returns

Cole Henriksen (12) and James Garwood (12) are in a heated competition for a spot on the comedy sports team.

Karan Bhatia, Business Manager

October 3, 2014

Comedy Sportz is back and tryouts were held in Mrs. Smith’s Room on October first and second. Most people talk about sports like baseball or football but there are very few sports where talking is the sport. Undoubtedly, very few people would ever think of comedy as a sport. Comedy Sportz is an...

Starting a Plan For the Future

Starting a Plan For the Future

Gaby Luna, Caption Editor

September 26, 2014

Throughout the fall, representatives from a variety of universities and colleges will pay a visit to SJHHS. These visits will offer students different choices they may be interested in after graduating. It is important to have an open mind and consider the various options that colleges and universities...

Homecoming on the Range

Homecoming on the Range

Kayla Parker-DiScala, Photo Editor

September 26, 2014

Land Near SJHHS in Escrow

Currently the nearest LDS church is at Antonio and Oso. If the Mormons build on the land near SJHHS members in Covenant Hills would attend services here.

Dallas Varner, Staff Writer

September 19, 2014

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (LDS) is currently in the process of trying to buy a section of land on the corner of La Pata and Vista Montana. If the deal goes through, the LDS church will construct a church building on the lot. The lot on the corner of La Pata and Vista Montana...

Homecoming on the Range

Junior Bandit Steals Senior's Homecoming Crowns.

Chetana Piravi, Publicity

September 19, 2014

Dresses, ties, football game, halftime show, dates: those words together bring one exciting event to mind- Homecoming. Homecoming took place in the gym on Saturday, September 20th. SJHHS ASB staff is worked long hours to make the dance a memorable one, especially for the class of 2018 as this was be...

Link Crew Leads the Way for Freshmen

Link Crew adviser Kimberly Stanga works with the link crew leaders, teaching them how to properly introduce themselves to the freshmen at orientation. Ryan Brown (11) listens carefully and plans his introduction. Photo by Macy Drew

Sarah Salinas, Staff Writer

September 12, 2014

For some people, another school year is nothing too extraordinary, but for the incoming students who are new to high school this year can potentially bring a fresh start and a perfect opportunity to experience the excitement of high school. As each school year goes by, San Juan Hills High School continues...

Drama Department Plans Annual “Pony Awards”

Drama Department Plans Annual

Macy Drew, News Editor

May 30, 2014

SJHHS drama department is ready to bring the year to a close with the annual “Pony Awards” on Tuesday June 17 after completing various class plays as well as on stage productions of “The Trouble With Summer People” and “How to Succeed In Business Without Really Trying”. Awards in acting...

Model U.N. Course Offered

The MUN Academic Decathlon class will be offered as a zero or seveth period elective

Chetana Piravi, Staff Writer

May 23, 2014

In the past few years, Academic Decathlon has been an after school club. This year, our Academic Decathlon team did exceptionally well at their competitions. Nine students competed on February 1, all receiving a medal in their individual competitions and the team placed 5th in the Super Quiz. MUN,...

SD Fires Affect SJHHS Alums at Cal State San Marcos

Jenna Clemente, Staff Writer

May 16, 2014

Wednesday, May 14, Cal State San Marcos was evacuated when the San Diego fire spread to the hills south of the campus. Students living in dorms and apartments nearby were evacuated in hours. "I think most of the students and faculty were just in disbelief that a new fire had ignited and spread close...

Faculty Lot Will Become Student Lot in Fall

Faculty Lot Will Become Student Lot in Fall

Brittany Christensen, Editor-in-Chief

May 9, 2014

The lot formerly reserved for staff behind the B and C buildings will now be designated to student drivers, effective at the start of next school year. The change comes as a result of expected growth in student population next year. With larger numbers of students on campus and a limited number of...