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The Silvertip

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Helping Out Staff At Mission Hills High School

Story by Brenda Hernandez, Staff Writer | May 23, 2024

Mission Hills High School has a lot of staff members that have to do different tasks, and sometimes they need help. Students are able to become an aide for teachers or staff to help them throughout the school year. “I wanted to become an aide because I thought it would give me meaningful experiences and maybe be good to put on college applications,” said junior Finley Schmiz. When students are...

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Behind the Scenes of OneTV/GSPN

Story by Calee Leavitt, Photography Editor | May 23, 2024

Mariah Lambert is one of the EICs (Editor in Chief) of GSPN. She has been in Video Production for around three years and EIC for one year. Lambert makes edits of almost all of the sports and posts them on both YouTube and Instagram. “Video Production is time-consuming, but it is fun; we have a lot of segments that are time-sensitive, so it takes up most of our time,” said junior Lambert. When...

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Two of the few recycling bins on campus stand next to one another. The bins were overflowing and in a secluded hallway. Recycling is a great way to reduce pollution, but its hard to recycle when there are only a few bins on campus, freshman Paige Umemura said.
Our Schools solution for Pollution: Recycling Bins
Story by Camille Fischer, Business Manager/Editor • May 19, 2024

It’s no secret that pollution is a problem. Trash is heaved upon houses, scattered in seas, and cast onto pristine campus floors. And although there may not be an immediate solution to the first two...

Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury is a fictional world following a firefighter living in a dystopian society in which all previous history recorded by literature is swept under the rug via burning. This book shares parallels with current day happenings and events seen through history. The extensive history of book banning has always been present in life.
Banned Books: A Brief Retrospective
Story by Christopher Ornelas, Staff Writer • May 13, 2024
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Cesar Guzman, an AP Calculus student, is working on his latest math assignment. AP Calc is hard, but the reward is worth it, as it better prepares me for college, said junior Guzman.
Calculus or Statistics? Which One is Better
Story by Simeon Mandrapa, Staff Writer • May 19, 2024

Upcoming juniors and seniors have the chance to take either Calculus or Statistics, and students often struggle to decide which class to take, as which class they decide to take will better help them for...

Best Memories From Seniors Going on Field Trips
Story by Jose Granados-Barrera, Staff Writer • May 19, 2024
Technology continues to affect high school classrooms in MHHS.
Technology Effects on High School Students
Story by Dane Hanlon, Staff Writer • May 19, 2024
Dane Hanlon, freshman, studies for Biology final using AVID note-taking strategies.
Are There Any Better Alternatives to Finals?
Story by Dane Hanlon, Staff Writer • May 19, 2024
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Senior Nathan Young prepares for his final season playing tennis here at Mission Hills. We have a team warm-up and a group huddle, and Ill give a motivational speech of some kind, said Young.
Athlete of the Week #12: Nathan Young
Story by Joel Ras, Staff Writer • April 25, 2024
For the twelfth Athlete of the Week, the Silvertip has selected Nathan Young, a senior who has played tennis his junior and senior years of high school. Young, enthusiastically looking forward to the future,
The MHHS Freshman Girls soccer team posed together after one of their many wins. The captains of this successful group are Joselyn Torres, Lynsey Phillips, Leah Folloso and Briana Trujillo.
Freshman Girls are Triumphant in Closing Out Their Soccer Season
Story by Camille Fischer, Business Manager/Editor • April 21, 2024
Payton Aleksandrian shows off her MHHS soccer hoodie as she plays on the freshman soccer team. She loves her sport but the unavailable trainer makes her question her safety on the field.  I wish we had a stable trainer so I know I can give my all on the field.
Urgency to Hire a New Athletic Trainer
Story by Maddy Donlon, Writer • April 17, 2024
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Actors and actresses rehearse for the upcoming spring musical at Mission Hills High School. Percy Jackson and The Lightning Thief will make its debut at the end of April. Its really fun because you get really close with the cast, and its a good outlet, freshman Elijah Mott says.
Percy Jackson From The Actors' Perspective
Story by Lola Sisler, Staff Writer • May 9, 2024
Over the years, Mission Hills High School has put on many wonderful shows: Sweeney Todd, Mama Mia!, Carrie and many more; this spring, though, the musical is Percy Jackson
The vinyl pressing for The Tortured Poets Department comes in multiple variants, one of which is a phantom clear exclusive at Target that contains the bonus track, The Manuscript, in addition to the regular tracks. I like it a lot more than I thought I would. Its one of my favorite albums, sophomore Chloe Leviton said.
The Tortured Poets Department: An Album Review
Story by Daniel Ashlock, Editor in Chief • May 9, 2024
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