The Express

  • Boys Tennis Beats Mater Dei to Win Division 3 CIF Championships

  • Softball Defeats Patriot High School to Advance to CIF Quarter Finals

  • Boys Tennis Upsets #1 Seed Orange Lutheran to Move on to CIF Quarter Finals

  • AVID Students Reap $69K in Scholarship Dollars

  • Freedom Writers Visit Campus

  • The Express Reporters Win Honors at JEA Write-Offs

New English IV Class

Kate Meyers, Sports Editor

September 22, 2018


Filed under News

As a result of many SJHHS students not fitting in either category of ERWC or AP Lit, the English department had no choice but to make an additional English 4 class. According to Ms. Gidion, an English 4 and ERWC teacher, planning for the sizes of each class was not easy in the beginning. In order...

ANHS Accused of Racism At Football Game

ANHS Accused of Racism At Football Game

Grace Aitken, News Editor

September 13, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

Parents, students, major news outlets, and members of the community gathered at the CUSD board meeting last night to discuss the events of the September 7 football game at Aliso Niguel High School. Last Friday, many went to a varsity football game against Santa Ana High School. The game was the ...

Guidance Reinforces Schedule Change Rules

Guidance Reinforces Schedule Change Rules

Lucy Law, Co Editor-in-Chief

September 13, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

Stricter enforcement on guidance policies creates confusion surrounding schedule changes. Last year, SJHHS guidance counselors sent out a letter in order to ensure all students were signed up for the the right classes in the 2018-2019. Students’ parents had to sign the letter confirming everything was c...

Familias Migratorias Conocieron sus Derechos

Familias Migratorias Conocieron sus Derechos

Riley Goodfellow, Editorial Editor

May 9, 2018


Filed under Español, News

En SJHHS el club de Latinos Unidos coordinó un evento donde familias, especialmente ellos con preguntas sobre inmigración, pudieron asistir y conocer más sobre sus derechos. El evento fue presentado por Katie Brazer, la coordinadora regional de Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights (CHIRLA). El objetiv...

CUSD Passes Student Proposed Resolution on School Safety

CUSD Passes Student Proposed Resolution on School Safety

Grace Aitken, Op-Ed Editor

May 7, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

CUSD voted to pass a new resolution on gun control, and school safety at the board meeting on April 25. A student proposed resolution that not only strengthens gun control in CUSD, but states that CUSD has to support gun control at a federal level. The resolution passed 4-3. 13 people spoke during...

Kindness Day Promotes Positive Culture on Campus

Kindness Day Promotes Positive Culture on Campus

McKenzie M, A&E Editor

May 2, 2018


Filed under News

Spreading kindness on campus will be the goal Wednesday, May 2. Students, teachers, and staff members are all joining to encourage kindness among all in our community. The idea emerged as part of the Task Force for Change conversations. The day is meant to be a step toward building a more positive and kind...

Shooting Threat at LHHS Debunked

Shooting Threat at LHHS Debunked

Gavin Aitken, Boys Sports Editor

April 25, 2018


Filed under News

Two Orange County deputies were stationed at Laguna Hills High School last Friday morning in response to a post on Snapchat hinting that the school would be attacked by an armed individual. On Thursday evening, an unidentified student posted a picture of a rifle on his Snapchat story with the cap...

Loose Bolt Found in San Onofre Nuclear Waste Canister

Loose Bolt Found in San Onofre Nuclear Waste Canister

Claire Cone, Staff Writer

April 23, 2018


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A loose bolt was discovered at the San Onofre nuclear plant on a canister holding nuclear waste. "Our first step was to confirm this fabrication change poses no safety risk to workers or the public," said Tom Palmisano, chief nuclear officer and VP of Southern California Edison (SCE), the company that c...

April 20 National Student Walkout Promotes Gun Control

April 20 National Student Walkout Promotes Gun Control

Katie Brubaker, Feature Editor

April 23, 2018


Filed under News

On Friday April 20, thousands of students across the nation walked out of their schools to protest gun violence in America. The rallies that took place in all 50 states were conducted on the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting in Colorado where 15 individuals were killed. This was the th...

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan Announces Departure

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan Announces Departure

Kate Finman, News Editor

April 22, 2018


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On Tuesday April 11, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan officially announced that he would not be running for re-election after 20 years in Congress at only 49 years old. Ryan represents the first Congressional district of Wisconsin. The decision was widely questioned, as many wondered what warnings it migh...

Future Leaders of SJHHS Elected

Future Leaders of SJHHS Elected

Dalton Flores, Clubs Editor

April 13, 2018


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SJHHS has experienced a record breaking total number of voters in the recent election for ASB Elected Officers. This year, there were four runoff elections after the first round of voting not producing a candidate that won by 50% or more. The winners of the runoff elections were Taylor Rodriguez for...

More Teens Register to Vote

More Teens Register to Vote

Riley Goodfellow, Editorial Editor

April 13, 2018


Filed under News

Teen voter registration in California is up, way up. Within two months teenagers all over California have decided to register or pre-register to vote with more than 100,000 students being pre-registered to vote. Over 10% of these pre-registrations have have occured in the last few weeks, according t...