• Makeup registration Monday, August 12 (8:00 am to 11:00 am)
  • Freshman registration August 6 (12:00 pm to 3:00 pm)
  • Junior registration August 6 (8:00 am to 11:00 am)
  • Sophomore registration August 5 (12:00 pm to 3:00 pm)
  • Senior registration August 5 (8:00 am to 11:00 am)
  • Cina Abedzadeh named new principal of SJHHS at June 12 board meeting
  • 6 Year Accreditation From WASC Granted: No mid-cycle Review
  • Mental Health Week April 30 - May 30
The story of San Juan as told by its students

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The story of San Juan as told by its students

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The story of San Juan as told by its students

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Martiza Rebollar instructsstudents during the aftserschool Unidos program, which focuses on bolstering the academic success of students in traditionally underserved communites.

Condo in La Zanja Neighborhood Serves Students in Need

Joaquin Serrato, Multimedia Editor March 30, 2023

A Christian couple has turned an 850-square feet condo into a community building center for low-income families to get the help they need.  “It’s named Casa Unidos. It's a condo…There's a living...

For the third day of Unity Week, No Place for Hate advocated for gender inclusivity and equality. They educated students on the fluidity of gender expression, and discussed the differences between sex and gender.

Unity Week Promotes Gender Inclusivity

Gabriella Bello, Staff Writer March 7, 2023

Advocating for inclusivity on campus, day three of Unity Week highlighted the topic gender equality. By definition, gender equality is the state of equal ease of access to resources and opportunities,...

Member of the No Place For Hate organization, Paige Barclay (12) holds the Unity Week schedule, which shows the various topics like mental health, multiculturalism, gender diversity, immigration, and ableism that will be presented throughout the week. This year, members worked collaboratively towards the common goal of making a positive difference in their community. “It took a lot of creativity, a lot of teenwork, just a lot of little details that had to go into it to be perfect. A lot of things like the titles, theres a lot of key terms, a lot of communication with the principal, as well as with the guest speaker, said No Place For Hate Adviser Fernanda Villalba. I would hope that other people would still want to learn about other people on campus and their perspective and reality and how to just understand them better.

Unity Week Concludes its Fourth Year

Joaquin Serrato, Multimedia Editor March 4, 2023

Unity Week returned for its fourth year, led by the organization No Place For Hate. Lunchtime presentations covered mental health, multiculturalism, gender diversity, immigration, and ableism. Behind the...

School nurse, Kerry Coryell, holds the opioid defense nasal spray, NARCAN. In the last two months, every high school in CUSD was supplied with doses of NARCAN, to combat the opioid crisis.

Anti-Overdose Medication Reaches CUSD Campuses, Joining Other Major Districts

Mia Tickell, News Editor February 16, 2023

All CUSD high school campuses now have doses of NARCAN (Naloxone), the overdose reversal medication, as a precautionary measure in case of an accidental overdose. An average of 44 people die each day...

San Juan Hills High School as shown from above was the scene of a bomb threat on Dec. 6, 2022. The threat triggered a response by the SMART team and the threat was deemed not credible after a search was conducted involving four teams of bomb sniffing dogs.

School Safety Explained After Bomb Threat

Celeste Cariker, Copy Editor February 16, 2023

Sheriff’s deputies and four teams of dogs combed the campus looking for any signs of a bomb as students, unaware of the bomb threat, settled into their morning routines. At 5:08 am on Thursday, Dec....

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...

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