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Senior Life Post-Graduation: The First 30 Days

Story by Christopher Ornelas, Staff Writer | April 11, 2024

More often than not, the future is mostly defined through students' long-term plans, completely undermining the fact that June 5 will be the very beginning of their independent adult lives. No longer protected by the safety net of school routines, lenient due dates and free counseling, ex-students can either dive straight into the deep end or finally have a break after 12 years of schooling. “I...

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Reading: The Benefits for Students

Story by Lola Sisler, Staff Writer | April 11, 2024

Reading tends to be surrounded by dislike. Few people genuinely enjoy the activity, while most would rather watch the movie version or play video games. Students in particular aren’t known for their love of reading, especially for school, but reading isn’t always as bland and boring as it seems. “I didn’t used to like reading,” freshman Layla Tran said. “But once I got into it, I couldn’t...

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Video Production captures drone footage of the DPS campus while students swarm to observe. Missions VAPA departments main mission was to represent the spirit that Double Peaks Leader-in-Me program spreads throughout the school. Assistant Principal Kylie Lewis says the goal is for students to think, As long as I set my goals, then [I] can be successful as [I] move on in life.
Video Production at Double Peak: Crafting a New Leader-in-Me Video
Story by Daniel Ashlock, Editor in Chief • April 10, 2024

On March 7, the media arts department took a field trip to Double Peak K-8 School (DPS) to film and inspire. Aside from being a proactive learning environment, DPS strives to prepare students for conquering...

Manny Kothe, in white, wrestles a difficult match that tests his skills and wins the match at San Pasqual. He was very proud of this match because his opponent was tough to beat. Manny puts in an incredible amount of effort into practice and matches, Jim Kothe said.
Manny Kothe: Handling the Challenges of Wrestling
Story by Sophia Kothe, Staff Writer • April 10, 2024
Bike Club, one of the many existing clubs at MHHS, advertises to attract new members.
Club Life: The Biggest Fascination of Mission Hills
Story by Joel Ras, Staff Writer • March 18, 2024
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Dane Hanlon has withdrawals whilst not being able to access the bathroom during break.
Why are the Upstairs Bathrooms Always Closed?
Story by Sammy Francisco, Staff Writer • March 19, 2024

One question at MHHS has been puzzling students for a great deal of time: why are the upstairs bathrooms always closed? This could be an issue for some students when it comes to breaking the long line....

The MHHS tables, after just 30 minutes of lunch time.
Lunch Break: Students are Dissatisfied
Story by Camille Fischer, Business Manager/Editor • March 14, 2024
Leah Henselmeier stands next to the Barbie poster in a Regals Theater.
Students Believe Barbie Stars Were Snubbed by the Oscars
Story by Kaiya Barris, Staff Writer • March 12, 2024
Dahlia Valencia sprints at the finish of the CIF Cross Country race.
The Dystopia of P.E. Credits
Story by Simone Soricelli, Opinions Editor • March 12, 2024
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Gavyn Golub holding the Ogden Cup trophy after beating rivals San Marcos
Athlete of the Week #10: Gavyn Golub
Story by Lucy Garrity, Sports Editor • March 14, 2024
The tenth Silvertip Athlete of the Week is none other than senior Gavyn Golub. Golub played on the freshman soccer team his freshman year, and after a summer of working hard and relentlessly training,
Mission Hills athletes race against RBV, powering to first place.
Girls Track Ready to Run Another Season
Story by Alyssa Wagner, Social Media Editor • March 12, 2024
Karisma striking a pose for her media day pictures.
Athlete of the Week #8: Karisma Coloyan
Story by Lucy Garrity, Sports Editor • March 4, 2024
Linnea Bourne shining her light while performing at a football game.
Athlete of the Week #9: Linnea Bourne
Story by Clara Byrne, Staff Writer • March 1, 2024
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Lyla Daniels hitting the play button to watch Percy Jackson And The Olympians on her phone in Disney+ during lunch. The YA T.V. show shot in popularity among fans, making remarkable records quite early in its release. It was a great adaptation of the books, I loved it! exclaims freshman Belen Novelo.
Percy Jackson & The Olympians: Fans’ Opinions on the New Popular Disney Show
Story by Suhani Kamal, News Editor • April 11, 2024
The recently-finished-airing YA (young adult) show on Disney+, Percy Jackon & The Olympians, has caused quite a stir with its popularity. After the famous book series, the show was received with high expectations.
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