The Express

  • History Teacher Bill Kaiser Wins Teacher of the Year

  • Football Player Sean Rhyan Commits to UCLA

  • Finals Week 12/18-12/20

  • Link Crew Hosting Holiday Potluck for Freshman 12/13

  • CSF Collecting Unwrapped Toys for Toys for Tots

  • 2nd Annual SJHHS Kindess Week Nov. 13-16

2018-2019 Staff

Lucy Law

Co Editor-in-Chief

Lucy is a senior at SJHHS and is excited to be returning for her third year for The Express as Co Editor-in-Chief. When she’s not writing, you can find her at the beach or hanging out with her friends. After graduation, she ...

Riley Goodfellow

Co Editor-in-Chief

Riley is a junior at SJHHS and super excited to be returning to The Express as Co Editor-in-Chief! She was the Opinion Editor last year and is looking forward to her third year in The Express. Riley is a book loving, politic...

Dalton Flores

Photo Editor

This will be Dalton’s third year writing for The Express, and this year he is Photo Editor. He is very eager to continue having fun and reporting the truth. Outside of the newspaper, Dalton is a Varsity Captain for Cross Co...

Katie Brubaker

Managing Editor

Katie Brubaker is a senior at SJHHS and this is her third year on The Express newspaper staff. In the previous years, Katie held the positions of Arts and Entertainment editor and Feature Editor. Aside from writing, Katie enjoys ...

Eva Smedeby

Staff Writer

This is Eva Smedeby’s freshman year in high school as well as her first year writing for The Express. She is very excited to be apart of the newspaper staff and hopes to make some great memories throughout the Year. Outside o...

Isabella Colby

Staff Writer

Bella is a sophomore at SJHHS and is excited to be joining The Express for her first year! Bella enjoys playing lacrosse with her teammates. Her favorite subject is English because she loves reading and writing. She hopes to pursu...

David De Anda

Staff Writer

This will be David’s first year writing for The Express, and he is excited to contribute great news as the Boys Sports Editor. David runs on the SJHHS Cross Country team and is the Hurdle Captain in track. He is a musician who ...

Sandhya Ganesan

Staff Writer

As a new member of The Express, Sandhya is excited to be starting off her freshman year as the Feature Editor. Sandhya enjoys learning and writing about current events and wants to study political sciences when she gets older. ...

Connor Rose

Staff Writer

Connor Rose is a senior at San Juan Hills and this is his first year in newspaper.  He’s beyond excited to be a part of the Express team and is so grateful for the opportunity.  Connor is also president of San Juan’s Choir...

Kennedy Flores

Staff Writer

Kennedy is a freshman and this is her first year writing for The Express. Kennedy enjoys photography and  is currently the Assistant Photo Editor. When she is not writing or taking photos, Kennedy runs on the freshman cross coun...

Jack O'Connor

Staff Writer

Jack is a sophomore at San Juan Hills High School. This will be his first year on The Express. Jack is a hurdler on the track team and also runs for the Cross Country team. When Jack is home, he manages his four cats and in hi...

Kiara Harris

Staff Writer

Kiara Harris is a freshman whose interests include dog training and traveling to different parts of the world. Training her German shepherd dog is one of her favorite personal hobbies, while her favorite place to travel to wit...

Ryan Healy

Staff Writer

Ryan Healy is the most handsome person in the world. More realistically, he’s a sophomore (clearly the best class) and does stuff for The Express newspaper. His writing is informative, yet comedic. Hopefully it’s funny, right? ...

Isabella Mahar

Staff Writer

This is Isabella’s first year writing for The Express. She is a sophomore who is very excited to join the staff this year! In addition to newspaper, she is a member of the SJHHS Academic Decathlon. In her free time, she enjoys go...

Lucy Hughitt

Staff Writer

Lucy is beginning her sophomore year at SJHHS and she is excited to be a part of this class! As the Outside A&E editor she can't wait to see what this year brings. Lucy has played lacrosse for six years and currently plays f...

Ella Villar

Staff Writer

Ella Villar is a currently a sophomore and in her first year of The Express. As Op-Ed Editor she intends to include students’ voices and opinions who are not in newspaper, but may have something to add. She intends to recognize th...

Makayla Walders

Staff Writer

Makayla is a senior at SJHHS and this is her first year writing for The Express as Editorial Editor! She is involved in Link Crew, Younglife club, and plays for the school’s girls lacrosse team. Makayla has a passion for writi...

Grace Aitken

Staff Writer

Grace Aitken is a junior and excited to start her second year writing for The Express Newspaper as the news editor.  After school she likes to horseback ride, read, and spend time with her friends. She’s very interested in politics...

Claire Cone

Staff Writer

Claire is a senior and stoked to be a part of The Express for a second year. She enjoys studying environmental science, spending time at the beach, eating burritos, and making art. She is eager to contribute some political arti...

Kate Meyers

Staff Writer

Kate is a sophomore at SJHHS, and she could not be more excited to start her second year on The Express as the girls sports editor! She pitches on the San Juan softball team, and plays travel for Cal Cruisers. Her passion for...

Bill Kaiser


Mr. Kaiser is currently in his 20th year as a media adviser in CUSD. He also teaches world history to sophomores and AP government to seniors. His passions include carpentry, photography, hiking, surfing, fishing and camping with...