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Jack OConnor

Jack O'Connor, Co-Editor-In-Chief

Jack is a senior at San Juan Hills High School. This will be his third year on The Express. He is looking forward to being Co-Editor-in-Chief this year. He is politically active and enjoys running. Jack is a captain and hurdler for the track and field team. When Jack is home, he manages his three cats and in his free time he’ll either be sleeping or eating.

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I hope the plethora of relationships between students and staff that I’ve helped to create as President, Editor-in-Chief, volunteer, tutor, advocate, and peer will inspire subsequent generations of students to foster that same positive and inclusive school climate, said Gattis.

Stallion of the Year Award Races Ahead

Jack O'Connor, Co-Editor-in-Chief
April 16, 2021
The graph breaks down where all of the $1.9 trillion, or more accurately $1.941 trillion, is going. The money for unemployment benefits includes expanding a child tax credit, extension of unemployment programs till August,  expansion of paid sick leave, and employee retention credit. Money for local and state governments will be to help state and local governments recover financially from losses suffered from the pandemic and paid Covid leave for federal workers. Funding spent on education and labor includes funding to get schools and universities open in-person sooner and extension of nutrition assistance. Money for vaccines and Medicaid will be spent on increasing spending for testing and contract tracing,  increases investments for the public health workforce, and increases Medicaid payments to states. The infrastructure projects are meant to create jobs and improve transportation infrastructure. Aid for small businesses will be for providing grants to restaurants and bars that lost revenue during the pandemic, additional EIDL grants, and allowing for more PPP loans. The spending on veterans will be for providing health care services and copays for veterans and to fund training assistance programs for veterans. Agricultural funding will be spent on increasing nutrition assistance, testing for Covid in rural areas, and paying off loans for socially disadvantaged farmers.

Covid-19 Bill Passes Senate

Jack O'Connor, Co Editor-in-Chief
March 22, 2021
Angelie Jackson shares her story about experiencing racism in front of the district office in June as part of a CUSD Against Racism Rally.

Alumna Explains Importance of Activism

Jack O'Connor, Co-Editor-in-Chief
February 26, 2021

How to Send a letter to the Express

Jack O'Connor, Co Editor-in-Chief
January 16, 2021

A Reality Check for the Ignorant

Jack O'Connor, Co Editor-in-Chief
December 14, 2020
A student in the pottery elective works on her clay project. The student wears a face mask to follow CUSDs safety precautions upon the return of schools during COVID-19.

In-Person School Returns, but with Changes

Jack O'Connor, Co Editor-in-Chief
November 14, 2020
The I Voted sticker is symbolic of the US election and with election day tomorrow we should expect to see many people showing off their sticker.

California Voters Prepare for Election Day

Jack O'Connor, Co Editor-in-Chief
November 2, 2020
Amy Coney Barrett is Trump’s nominee to fill Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s seat after her passing. A favorite among the religous right, if Barrett  is confirmed by the Senate she would tilt the Supreme Court further to the right.

Who is Amy Coney Barrett?

Jack O'Connor, Co-Editor-in-Chief
October 17, 2020
Last year, five senior athletes signed their National Letter of Intent during tutorial. Cade Albright signed to play Football at Brigham Young University, and his teammate Carson Lewis will signed to play Football at the University of San Diego. Angelica Gonzalez committed to play Softball at Iowa State University, and her teammate, Phoebe Popplewell, committed tp Ottawa University. Joshua Rauterkus signed his Letter of Intent to play Baseball at Whittier College.

Sports Recruiting in Limbo Due to Covid

Jack O'Connor, Co Editor-in-Chief
September 24, 2020

Seniors

Jack O'Connor, Co-Editor-In-Chief
September 20, 2020
Senior Hayden Melin smiles for her parents with a celebratory bouquet of flowers after signing on for the Univerty of La Verne, where she will be playing soccer.

Stallion Life November 18

Jack O'Connor, Photo Editor
November 18, 2019
Juniors, Marissa Berry, Haley Maniscalco and others help the class of 2020 in a hula hoop competition. Juniors got first, followed by seniors, freshmen, and then sophomores.

[Photo] Juniors Win Clash of Classes

Riley Goodfellow, Co Editor-In-Chief
March 26, 2019
Varsity Captain and Junior Josh Mastropaolo attempts to get the ball away from their goal and make an attempt to score in the second quarter. The varsity boys lacrosse team would eventually lose in overtime against El Toro, 13-12.

[Photo] A Week at SJHHS

Sandhya Ganesan, Feature Editor
March 14, 2019
Once home to Game-On, the leasing space in Mercantile East is now closed and hasnt had any new stores open there in years.

Out of Money, Out of Ladera

Jack O'Connor, Sports Editor
February 21, 2019
Tennis Rallies to CIF Individuals

Tennis Rallies to CIF Individuals

Jack O'Connor, Staff Writer
January 22, 2019
3,000 burgers on average are sold every Friday. The lines typically take 10 minutes but can reach up to 30 minutes during the busiest hours.

New In-N-Out, New Problems

Jack O'Connor, Staff Writer
December 1, 2018
Madison Beebe (12), goes for a spike to finish the set which confirmed the stallions a trip to CIF.

Sports Divisions for Dummies

Jack O'Connor, Staff Writer
September 13, 2018
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