The Express

Language Choices Limited

Mia S. Jones, Staff Writer

October 21, 2015

Colleges receive hoards of applications from students that have studied Spanish or French each year. If a student has studied a unique language, their chance of being accepted increases. Currently at San Juan Hills, students are unable to study a lesser known language that would give them a leg up...

Why should we take the PSAT?

Hannah Chon

October 21, 2015

The Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT) is taken by 3.5 million high school students in the United States.  The PSAT for most people is more like a rehearsal for the real test, the SAT. Many students feel like the PSAT has been a waste of time and money, costing twenty-five dollars and lasting...

Halloween Costumes Nowadays Far Too Scandalous for Youth

Carley Neilson, Staff Writer

October 21, 2015

When I was girl Halloween was scary, not slutty! More people nowadays are dressing in provocative costumes for halloween and it’s ruining Halloween in the name of money. Sales during Halloween are crucial to Party City, for example, because 25% of their 1.6 billion dollars is made through Hallow...

Senior Pranks are Not a Crime

Carley Neilson, Staff Writer

June 12, 2015

Seniors have finally approached the last couple days of their high school career. Award ceremonies are endless, class time is filled with movies, and grades seem pointless because they have already been accepted to their dream school. It’s hard to motivate yourself to be a stallion when you will...

The Grass is Greener with Envy

Maggie Barnes, Fashion Editor

June 12, 2015

Blake Lively, Beyonce, Scarlett Johansson. These are just some of the few celebrities that every girl yearns to look like. They’ll want Scarlett’s adorably flirty smile, Blake’s gorgeous blond locks, and Beyonce’s bodacious booty. In this day and age the epidemic of digital-beauty has reached...

Apple Watch: One Month Later

Apple Watch: One Month Later

Adam Grossen, Staff Writer

June 12, 2015

It has been more than a month since the Apple Watch came out, and it’s time for a much needed review on the watch after it’s been out for a good amount of time. This watch was a big step for Apple, as they had never invested in wearable tech until now. Wearable tech connects with you in an entirely...

Abortion: A Growing Problem

Dallas Varner, Staff Writer

June 12, 2015

Since the famous 1973 court case, Roe vs Wade, there have been over 50 million abortions in the United States alone. In that number alone, there have been more potential lives lost than the United States, China, and Soviet Union lost in World War 2 combined. Abortion is a growing problem worldwide...

Adopt, Don’t Shop

Adopt, Don't Shop

Jackie Ruedisueli, A&E Editor

June 10, 2015

Most pet owners and pet-seeking people don’t understand the difference between adopting an animal from a shelter and purchasing an animal from a breeder or local pet store. Those who do, realize how important adoption is to the benefit and welfare of animals across the nation. The action of adopting...

End of the Year Virus

Max Hooites-Meursing, Staff Writer

April 29, 2015

The Senioritis virus is deadly, and it has been spreading throughout all teens in highschool. Various symptoms may include, but are not limited to: lack of attention, tendency to use the bathroom often, and sleepiness when your teachers start talking. The following is a comprehensive questionnaire...

Student Choice Everyday

Max Hooites-Meursing, Staff Writter

April 29, 2015

SJHHS assigns tutorial classes each day so students can’t go to the classroom they want to. Stallions have to go to a class that is pre-determined.   Students should be able to choose their tutorial class because they are mature enough to handle this decision.   Many students...

Hillary Clinton: Continuing the Criminality of the Family Name

Hillary Clinton: Continuing the Criminality of the Family Name

Benjamin Skyler Hill, Staff Writer

April 24, 2015

Scandal is not unheard of  when it comes to the Clintons. Bill Clinton and his wife have been buried in criminal allegations over the years: involvement in drug trafficking, prostitution, money laundering, perjury, and execution of and cover-up of murder (particularly with the death of Vince Foster)...

Local BBQ Joint Cooks Up Heavenly Food

Photo Courtesy of Kyler Thomas

Kyler Thomas, Website Editor

April 17, 2015

Bad to the Bone serves Pit BBQ, slow cooked in wood burning pits over Hickory wood for 12-24 hours.  "Slow Pit" cooking gives the BBQ a wonderful smoky flavor that naturally tenderizes and gives the meat a pinkish color. The smoky and tender flavor has kids begging their parents to go back. The restaurant...