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Traffic cones blocking off the students lane into the parking lot have now been removed, leaving just bases in their place.

New Lane Policies Introduced to Facilitate Traffic

Gabby Laurente, Co-Editor-in-Chief January 18, 2022

Traffic lines grew increasingly long this morning as students coming into school were pushed to merge with parent traffic, where cones blocked off student lanes into the parking lot.  Students can...

Administration has implemented a new hall pass system in order to keep campus organized during class.

Administration Tightens Security Measures to Organize Campus

Nikki Iyer, News Editor January 16, 2022

New school policies include a “hall pass” system and security measures around campus and the parking lot. Recently, each teacher received one green pass with their name and room number. The pass...

As California faces a record-smashing Covid-19 surge, schools continue to stay open despite increasing absences and cases on campus.

The Latest on Covid-19: Everything Stallions Need to Know

Sydney Wolfe, Staff Writer January 13, 2022

The rapid spread of the Omicron variant has fueled a surge in Covid-19 cases around the world. Here are the latest updates on Covid-19 for the Stallion community. How quickly is Covid-19 spreading in...

Discovered in late November by South African doctors, scientists suspect that the Omicron variant will soon become the dominant strain of coronavirus globally. Early research indicates that the variant may be one of the most infectious iterations of coronavirus to date.

What the Omicron Variant Means for the Future of the Pandemic

Anna Ho, Staff Writer December 12, 2021

In an ideal world, “Omicron” would be the name of a supervillain in a Netflix B-Movie. Unfortunately, with the discovery of the Omicron variant in South Africa late November and the WHO subsequently...

Shannon Pho (12) debuts her “I Registered to Vote” sticker after filling out the forms and paperwork necessary. Anyone over the age of 16 can pre-register, and they will be automatically registered to vote in the first election after they turn 18.

Voter Registration Drive Increases Civic Engagement on Campus

Kaitlyn Kittredge, Feature Editor November 18, 2021

With only 13% of 16 and 17 year olds in Orange County pre-registered to vote, and only 35.1% of 18 year old students in CUSD registered, students on campus from CUSD Against Racism have organized a voter...

In recent years, youth homelessness has been on the rise, especially in light of the COVID Pandemic. Through National Youth Homelessness Awareness Month, the hope is to lend support to those in need, especially during the holiday, as well as educate all on the importance of awareness.

Homelessness Affects 270 Students at San Juan Hills High School

Alyssa Morrone, Entertainment Editor November 18, 2021

Across the nation, there is an issue that is often neglected but has only grown more pressing: youth homelessness. Frequently discussed as distant unpleasantry, it is an issue that may be closer to many...

California Governor Gavin Newsom recently signed a bill to stock free menstrual products in bathrooms of public schools for students grades 6-12. This law, which takes into effect next school year (2022-2023), hopes to combat “period poverty,” and ensure girls are comfortable at school.

SJHHS to Provide Free Menstrual Products for Students by Law

Nikki Iyer, News Editor November 18, 2021

Schools are now required to stock their bathrooms with free menstrual products for use, following a law signed by Governor Newsom.  This law comes in response to a growing awareness about “period...

The month of October is Filipino American History Month. It has been designated this time of the year to honor the first Filipino American Immigrants, and was created to celebrate their stories and culture.

Filipino American History Month: A Celebration of Culture and Heritage

Alyssa Morrone, Entertainment Editor October 28, 2021

After long travels filled with hardships and pain, the first Filipino families dock in the “land of opportunities” on October 1587, creating the foundation for generations to come of Filipino Americans. In...

Seniors Macy Loren and Kendall Rogers greet freshmen at the door with candy during the Trick or Treat event.

Stallion Start Up Greets Freshmen with a Treat

Sandhya Ganesan, Co-Editor-In-Chief October 28, 2021

To facilitate school camaraderie, Stallion Startup commissioners organized a “Trick or Treat” social event for freshmen on campus. Stallion Startup commissioners are tasked with meeting very regularly...

School was noticeably quieter the day of the vaccine mandate protest. The vaccine mandate, which will go into effect later in the school year, requires all eligible students to receive the vaccines. While this mandate has many exceptions, students stayed home in protest, significantly reducing attendance.

The Vaccine Mandate Protest Behind Monday’s Increase in Unexcused Absences

Anna Ho, Staff Writer October 21, 2021

On Monday, October 18, thousands of parents, students, and teachers across California refused to attend school to protest Governor Gavin Newsom’s new vaccine mandate announced earlier this month.  The...

Governor Gavin Newsom announces that schools will have to start requiring students to be vaccinated. The plan remains to take effect, and is garnering pushback from many who are vaccine hesitant.

Governor Announces Vaccine Mandate to Take Effect in California Schools

Sandhya Ganesan , Co-Editor-In-Cheif October 18, 2021

California governor Gavin Newsom declared October 1 that California will enforce a vaccine mandate for school children ranging from grades 7-12. However, while the mandate moves towards a permanent integration...

A Red Cross Member holds box of donations for hospital delivery. Each drive marks a positive turning point for many patients in need, and the October 26th drive with CUSD is no exception to that goal.

The American Red Cross Teams with CUSD for Blood Drive

Eva Smedeby, Staff Writer October 14, 2021

The non-profit organization American Red Cross dedicates countless hours to collecting blood donations for hospitals and its patients. Blood inventory, however, is at its lowest storage since 2015, and...

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