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Ella Villar

Ella Villar, Co-Editor-In-Chief

Ella Villar is a currently a senior and has been a member of The Express for three years now. As one of the Co-Editors-in-Chief, she intends to recognize the diverse SJHHS community and learn about the students who are a part of it. In addition, she enjoys writing feature and opinion articles and taking photos of dance shows, choir concerts, and sports events. In her free time she enjoys painting, reading books, collecting pins and listening to jazz. Ella is so excited to see what is in store for the paper this 2020-2021 school year.

All content by Ella Villar

E-Bikes: Get them Off My Lawn

Ella Villar, Co-Editor-in-Chief
March 29, 2021
The initial school shutdown caused the district to alter their graduation requirements due to the transition to online school. Now that the district has reached a more normal year, the requirements will slowly change back to its original credits.

CUSD Adopts New Graduation Requirements

Ella Villar, Co-Editor-in-Chief
March 19, 2021
The capitol riots, left, looked a lot different compared to the Black Lives Matter protests, right, that took place over the summer. The discrepancies between the two events are a clear example of white privilege.

Capitol Riots Exemplify White Privilege

Ella Villar, Co-Editor-in-Chief
February 25, 2021

Covid-19 Impacts Teacher

Ella Villar, Co Editor-in-Chief
December 14, 2020
2020 Election Results are Coming In

2020 Election Results are Coming In

Ella Villar, Co Editor-in-Chief
November 4, 2020
Board Policy 5121.2 offers something for everyone. But is it safe to assume grades can only go up? A new option of No Credit can be assigned to students who unable to demonstrate proficiency during distance learning.

Trustees Adopt Changes to Grade Policy

Ella Villar, Co-Editor-in-Chief
April 29, 2020
Students have continued to learn through programs and websites like Google Classroom, Zoom, and more. Even though learning does not take place in a physical classroom, teachers still find ways to connect with their students.

Online Learning Connects Classrooms

Ella Villar, Managing Editor
April 17, 2020
Alaina Arbiso (10) presents the features of the blackbox during a tour of the theater department. Future stallions were taken around the F building with their parents at Stallion Showcase to promote VAPA.

Stallion Showcase 2020

Ella Villar, Managing Editor
February 12, 2020
Mrs. Rickert’s fifth period anatomy class participates in a cat dissection by first skinning the cats and then identifying their muscles. These students reach into the cat to remove the skin from its body.

[Photo] Stallion Life 1/17-1/31

Grace Aitken, Editor-in-Chief
January 31, 2020

Kayden Kadri

Ella Villar, Managing Editor
December 13, 2019
Students celebrate and sing in the senior section after the Stallions score another touchdown. The team scored 57 points in total compared to the Dolphins’ score of 14 by the end of the game.

Stallion Life October 30

Ella Villar, Managing Editor
October 30, 2019
Cole Caselli (9), Vivian Landa (11), Emma Seemann (11), and Madelyn Earnest (10) pose for a TikTok. Each student has achieved thousands of followers on the new social media app. Through dancing, lip-singing, or just having fun helped these creators reach fame, and truly become TikTok famous.

TikTok Stars Go Viral

Ella Villar, Staff Writer
October 20, 2019
Jeremey Mitaux (11) is involved with music in many different ways as a guitarist, drummer, and most notably, a bassist for the band “White Collar”. He also writes music and lyrics to his own songs as an individual and has expressed interest in continuing his musical production after high school.

Jeremey Mitaux

Ella Villar, Managing Editor
October 20, 2019
Sam Cowan (12) works as a musician by filling in for bands that need an extra instrument playing guitar, drums, or even keyboard. Cowan has described music as his passion and a career that seems natural to him. He has already created original music and hopes that it will be released sometime in the near future.

Sam Cowen

Ella Villar, Managing Editor
October 20, 2019
Thai Nguyen (10) has worked with Nicole Hernandez to produce her EP. The commercial music class that offered on campus has allowed Nugyen to meet and connect with many other musicians like Hernandez. Inspired by artists such as Billie Eilish and Alicia Keys, Nguyen hopes to work in the music industry after high school and feels she has been given a great start from the music program on campus.

Thai Nguyen

Ella Villar, Managing Editor
October 20, 2019
Board members listen to public comment by a concerned parent regarding the racist allegations from SCHS football game.

Spectators Accused of Racism at Game

Ella Villar, Managing Editor
September 27, 2019
Tea Lopez (10) adjusts her project, striving to make everything perfect before the presentation of her groups project.

Sophomore Rube Goldbergs

Ella Villar, Staff Writer
June 4, 2019
Shirin Dunker (9), Isabella Zuniga (10), and Emili Peo (9), finish in first, second, and third place in the Varsity 1600 meter run at the intrasquad track meet on February 21 in the Badlands.

[Photo] The Week in Photos #1

Claire Cone, Copy Editor
March 5, 2019
Get Off Media: Go Be Social

Get Off Media: Go Be Social

Ella Villar, Editorial Editor
December 13, 2018
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