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Cooper Aitken

Cooper Aitken, Managing Editor

Cooper Aitken is a senior at San Juan Hills and is excited for their third year on The Express staff as the Managing editor. They are also ecstatic to introduce a new literary magazine to campus, Expressions, as Founding Editor-In-Chief. In their free time they enjoy reading and playing Dungeons & Dragons with their friends. This year they hope to continue to develop their skills as a journalist and editor. 

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Digital Captures the Moment

Cooper Aitken, Managing Editor
November 17, 2022
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
Grace Freyer talks with her mother, Mrs. Anna Freyer, portrayed by Ella Linn (12), and her boyfriend Tom Kreider, portrayed by Liam Herd (9). Her mother is upset at her quitting her job at the factory because her wage was much higher at the factory than anywhere else she could work. Tom supports her decision in leaving the factory and exploring her passion for art, but Grace dies before she can marry Tom.

[Photo] Radium Girls: A Deadly Case

Sofia Bello, Photo Editor
October 20, 2022

Life360 Leads To Overstep

Cooper Aitken, Staff Writer
April 11, 2022

Voices of the Students

Cooper Aitken, Entertainment Editor
February 17, 2022
Students who left campus after declining to wear a mask gather at the CUSD District Office to protest the mask mandate.

Mask Mandate Debated on Social Media

Cooper Aitken, Entertainment Editor
February 8, 2022
In addition to Kindness Week events, students participated in dress up days, such as “initial day” in which they wore a costume who’s name also started with their first initial. Danica Snyder (10) for example, sports a devil hoodie matching her first initial “D”.

[Photo] Winter Spirit Week in Photos

Alyssa Morrone, Entertainment Editor
February 3, 2022
Martin Luther King Jr. waves to the crowd gathered during the March on Washington, where he gave him most famous speech I Have A Dream.

MLK Day Is Our Day

Cooper Aitken, Staff Writer
January 19, 2022
Aiden Briggs (10), Aishah Flores (12), and Bella Gordon (12) are on the audio team for Pride and Prejudice. Here they are operating the audio board which controls all sounds, music, and actor’s mics.

What is Tech Week?

Cooper Aitken, Entertainment Editor
October 28, 2021
Connor Keithley (12) sings Hellfire from the Hunchback of Notre Dame, a show virtually streamed by the Theatre Department last school year. The Orchestra and Choir perform in the background, as San Juan Hills is the only school in the district that has a live band for the musicals. The collaborative effort between the various departments to organize the various musicals throughout the year embodies what it means to Ride for the Brand.

Musical Showcase- A Trilogy of Talent

Cooper Aitken, Entertainment Editor
October 19, 2021
An anonymous San Juan Hills alumni shares their experience in getting vaccinated in secret due to their parents fear and criticism towards the Covid-19 vaccine.

Vaccinated in Secret

Cooper Aitken, Entertainment Editor
September 23, 2021
There are many solutions to help avoid the long lines of traffic which flood the school in the mornings and afternoons.

How Individuals Can Help Reduce Traffic

Cooper Aitken, Entertainment Editor
September 12, 2021
Bidens Top 10 Executive Orders

Biden’s Top 10 Executive Orders

Cooper Aitken, Staff Writer
February 27, 2021
Colleen Aitken (10) is shown skiing on Mammoth Mountain with a facial covering to follow new COVID-19 guidelines for the 2020-2021 ski season.

An Update on Hitting the Slopes

Cooper Aitken, Staff Writer
February 2, 2021
Over the past few years gender reveal parties have gotten more popular and more elaborate. Recently, these parties have received criticism for the damage theyve caused.

How Gender Reveals Can Be Harmful

Cooper Aitken, Staff Writer
September 20, 2020
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