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  • A student on stage at the MHHS amphitheatre during the fall poetry slam


    ASB hosts a Poetry Slam for students to show off their artistic talents

  • Mr. Mitchell has captured many amazing photos in support of talented Grizzlies.


    Principal Mitchell captures every moment at Mission Hills

  • College Pennants hanging on a wall from various California colleges


    Deadline For College Applications Creep Closer

  • Mr. and Mrs. Miller point to their classrooms that are coincidentally next door.


    Meet the Miller duo

  • The film boasts many A-List celebrities like Timothee Chalamet, Zendaya, Rebeca Ferguson, and Jason Mamoa.


    “Dune” brings Frank Herbert’s extreterrestrial novel to the big screen

  • Restaurant Raising Canes new location in San Marcos California


    Raising Cane’s Invests in the San Marcos Community

  • The Mission Hills student parking lot is filled with parent and student drivers as school comes to an end.


    Student Drivers Struggle with Overcrowding of the Student Parking Lot

  • Decorating for Halloween is a fun tradition that many take part in every year!


    How to have a frightfully fun Halloween this year

  • Lori Brown is now the new health aide at Twin Oaks Elementary School.


    Beloved supervisor Lori Brown begins a new chapter at Twin Oaks

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    The Annual Discovery Bowl at San Marcos High School Again?

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The Silvertip

The Student News Site of Mission Hills High School

The Silvertip

The Student News Site of Mission Hills High School

The Silvertip

A girl in a flowered romper smiles at the camera.

Hannah Larson writes her way to the top

Story by Marbella Ramirez and Katelyn Mandell June 10, 2020

   Writing is one of Hannah Larson’s greatest strengths, but it definitely isn’t her only one. She is an avid journalist whose passion for writing is only matched by her caring nature. Her friends,...

Lopez guards the goal as he prepares to block a shot.

Lopez blocks lacrosse shots and takes his own shot at physical therapy

Story by Samantha Wong, News Editor May 19, 2020

   Excelling in both academics and athletics, Andrew Lopez has committed a significant amount of time to his studies in preparation for his college career. Lopez has learned many life lessons during...

The kick-off rally has been the official start to the competition for the past two years, however due to the circumstances, online might just have to do.

Grizzlies enter the virtual arena to compete for the Clash of Classes trophy

Story by Marbella Ramirez, Business and Managing Editor April 13, 2020

   A tradition reserved for the rowdy, crowded plaza has taken a different approach this year as ASB creates the first completely online version of the highly anticipated Clash of Classes. As students...

The art and photo display celebrates all masters of the easel and camera.

Artists reveal the beauty of their imagination on canvas

Story by Samantha Wong, News Editor March 18, 2020

   Calling all artists and photographers: the Juried Art and Photography Show is coming to the San Marcos Community Center. Juried exhibits are the perfect place to showcase one’s artwork and gain...

AP Ambassadors unite to give Grizzlies a strong support system.

I Am AP Club encourages Grizzlies to seek support

Story by Valeria Najera, Staff Writer March 13, 2020

   Perfectionism plagues the American education system as AP students struggle in silence, fearing judgment from peers when seeking academic support. High expectations for high school students to outperform...

Swimmers are safe in the capable hands of teen lifeguards.

Grizzly lifeguards float into a pool of new opportunities

Story by Samantha Wong, News Editor March 6, 2020

   As the weather warms up, more families are heading to the pool to cool off and enjoy the sun. Hundreds of children drown in pools yearly nationwide, but by becoming a lifeguard you can reduce these...

Grizzly girls tackle the world of computer programming and learn about STEM through Code Queens.

The Code Queens Club prepares Grizzly girls to excel in STEM fields

Story by Valeria Najera, Staff Writer February 24, 2020

   Royalty has come to Mission Hills in the form of the Code Queens, a fearless technology club empowering high school girls to slay the dragon of gender inequality in STEM fields. In the U.S., women...

Craft Club provides a special spark of creativity and splashes color onto the Mission Hills campus.

Handmade delights brighten the lives of Craft Club members

Story by Samantha Wong, News Editor January 31, 2020

   Creativity is the ability to show your imagination through any type of work, but especially through artistic crafts. At Mission Hills, Craft Club allows all students to show their creative side by...

Vibrant hues of fiery red and deep gold welcome the Year of the Rat in style.

Lunar New Year festivals enthusiastically celebrate the Year of the Rat

Story by Hannah Larson, Grizzly Den Editor January 25, 2020

   The Year of the Rat is around the corner, shimmering in bright red and deep gold, the lucky colors of the new year. Celebrations have begun around the world, welcoming the Vietnamese New Year to the...

Little Italy inspires joy as the annual tree lighting announces the start of the holiday season.

Little Italy seasons it up for winter

Story by Alyah Ochoa, Staff Writer January 12, 2020

This year at San Diego’s Little Italy, the community hosted their annual Christmas tree lighting and invited visitors to participate in holiday activities and explore quaint restaurants. Little Italy...

Holiday festivities abound around San Marcos as decorations light up the city.

Local wonderlands light up the streets

Story by Saphir Guy and Samantha Wong January 10, 2020

   As the holidays approach Fairmont Grand Del Mar is hosting a “Winter Wonderland” with many festive activities. At the Winter Wonderland you can experience  holiday fun with family and friends...

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