The Student News Site of Mission Hills High School

The Silvertip

The Student News Site of Mission Hills High School

The Silvertip

The Student News Site of Mission Hills High School

The Silvertip

The outside of the counseling building displays a message which reads: I got this.
Community efforts bring a new mental health campaign for SMUSD students
Story by Lori Nishiguchi, News Editor • January 24, 2023
With mental health a rising topic of concern among some adolescents, school districts such as San Marcos Unified School District (SMUSD) have created measures to support these struggling students. SMUSD
LAs first female mayor, Karen Bass, is to take action on crises such as homelessness.
Karen Bass, Los Angeles' first female mayor
Story by Jay Peters, Staff Writer • January 17, 2023
Students prepare themselves for final exams and the end of the semester.
The beginning of finals and the end of the semester
Story by Jay Peters, Staff Writer • December 13, 2022
A globe, a representation of the world that now has eight billion people living on it.
World population hits eight billion
Story by Lori Nishiguchi, News Editor • December 6, 2022
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Yasmin Binkier follows the lead of her different artistic skills.
HOMH: Yasmin Binkier the artist with diverse taste
Story by McKenna Crenshaw, Features Editor • January 25, 2023

“First, I started off with painting and drawing because it [came easy] to me when I was younger. I started my freshman year with Painting and Drawing 1. But then due to COVID, I didn’t do art my sophomore...

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Due to a limited number of teachers and subs, some students are taken to the library.
Substitute teacher shortage hits Mission Hills' classrooms
Story by Editorial Board January 26, 2023
San Marcos Unified School District (SMUSD) and other districts across the nation have been experiencing teacher shortages, ultimately affecting students’ academic performance. Numerous classes this school
Sunset over San Marcos as Daylight Savings comes to an end
Daylight Saving Time ends
Story by Cora Chadwick, Opinions Editor • December 8, 2022
There has been an influx of serial killer content that can be accessed.
The toxic romanticization of serial killers
Story by Ian Waters, Editor in Chief • December 1, 2022
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Jake Sully must fight for the survival of his family and his people
Avatar: The Way of Water comes to theaters after 12 years of waiting
Story by Jonathan Wilbers, Staff Writer • January 20, 2023
In 2009, after four years of writing, filming, and inventing, director James Cameron released his newest film to the world: “Avatar,” a story of space exploration, colonialism, and breathtaking 3-D
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Bradley McGlothlin shoots mid-range jumper over defender
Mission Hills Takes On The Cross Town Rivals
Story by Henry Davis III, Staff Writer • January 25, 2023

   Mission Hills competed against their cross-town rival, San Marcos, in a highly sought-after game, as the last time these teams matched up it was intense. The game between these two rivals is always...

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