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Mathematical Magda never fails to solve the equation of love support at MHHS

Mathematical Magda never fails to solve the equation of love support at MHHS

March 12, 2019

Nothing could dull the utter brilliance and radiance of Mission Hills High School’s very own Magda Kozuchowski. Every Grizzly...

HOMH: Lisa Nguyen inspires unity across state borders

HOMH: Lisa Nguyen inspires unity across state borders

March 12, 2019

“Texas? That’s basically my middle name. Typically when people look at me, the first thing they assume usually isn’t Texas....

HOMH: Freedoms rings on the Golden Coast for Lance Holmes

HOMH: Freedoms rings on the Golden Coast for Lance Holmes

March 5, 2019

"Oh you know you’re going to hell, right?"

The stars that make wishes come true

The stars that make wishes come true

February 27, 2019

Caroline’s son Alex Yiu, a thirteen year old boy who is handicapped due to an undiagnosed disease, had his wish to travel to Hong Kong to see his cousins granted by Make-A-Wish.

HOMH: The ride of Hannah Stanford's life

HOMH: The ride of Hannah Stanford’s life

February 25, 2019

“I am afraid of letting down everyone who has supported me the last 3 years. My horse, Parker, and I have worked so hard and...

Ibarra reflects on sound and fury in his telling art pieces

Ibarra reflects on sound and fury in his telling art pieces

February 20, 2019

No matter what his motivations are, or what he wishes to do in the future, Sergio creates his art with every expression he feels. His paintings keep a piece of himself with him, and even with Sergio’s reserved nature, his talent for art shows us that sometimes, silence can be loud.

Mrs. Baker bops to the top with yearly resolutions and endless support

Mrs. Baker bops to the top with yearly resolutions and endless support

February 13, 2019

Due to the support Mrs. Baker constantly provides, a plethora of students count on her to help them in any endeavor they face, whether it be goal-making or day-to-day issues.

HOMH: A kind spirit helps an old soul

HOMH: A kind spirit helps an old soul

February 11, 2019

I have fallen deeper and deeper in love with the natural world

HOMH: Beltran belts the reality of her star-crossed love

HOMH: Beltran belts the reality of her star-crossed love

February 6, 2019

“He was my person, you know? I freak’n loved him so much, and it’s probably so hurtful because I loved him more than I loved myself. I should have loved myself more, but I couldn’t. He made me love myself in a way.”

Zamarripa wrestles her way past the stigma of homelessness

Zamarripa wrestles her way past the stigma of homelessness

February 6, 2019

“The end of freshmen year until now, I’ve been homeless. I don’t feel comfortable telling people because they look at you differently or see you as if you can’t do anything, but I tell it so that I know that I’m able to get past that barrier”

Yaret Lita submerges into the life of her native Latin culture

Yaret Lita submerges into the life of her native Latin culture

January 30, 2019

At an early age, assimilating into American culture seems like the only means of ensuring acceptance from others, but after years of bearing shame and insecurity, Lita is painting a new self-portrait for the world to see.

HOMH: Kayla Mere elaborates on Shrek and seizing the moment

HOMH: Kayla Mere elaborates on Shrek and seizing the moment

January 28, 2019

When Kayla was in elementary school, she choked on a pretzel, resulting in a near-death experience. Ever since, Kayla has lived with a ...

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