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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

Academic League students eagerly place their hands on the buzzer as they anticipate the next question.

Grizzlies in Academic League buzz in to get the win

Story by Hannah Larson, Grizzly Den Editor January 7, 2020

 It’s a Thursday night ritual: five students wait in utter silence, ready to pounce on their opponents. Another team of five sits ramrod straight, prepared to defend themselves against the oncoming...

Lakeshore encourages San Marcos kids to make the holiday season merry through creative crafts.

Lakeshore spreads holiday cheer throughout December

Story by Ariana Jorden, Editor In Chief January 3, 2020

   To many, December is the month of family and festivity. What better way to spend it this year than with a nice outing with the young ones in the family, where they can let their imaginations roam...

Grizzlies in the Model United Nations Club explore international relations and diplomacy.

Model United Nations solves global problems through communication and collaboration

Story by Hannah Larson, Grizzly Den Editor December 31, 2019

 The floor is yours and the Security Council of the United Nations is avidly listening to your solution to a problem that plagues countries around the world. Your allies wait in suspense to hear how your...

The Toy Drive fosters a spirit of joy as Mission Hills students buy presents for those in need.

Toys for tots turns Grizzlies into secret Santas for low-income families

Story by Danya Rodriguez, Features Editor December 27, 2019

   During the season of holiday cheer, stress can often arise for low-income households. In order to help relieve financial worries, programs such as Toys for Tots help families in need by giving toys...

The Baile Folklorico club honors heritage through elaborate costumes and artistic dances.

The Baile Folklorico club celebrates Hispanic culture and heritage through traditional dances

Story by Alyah Ochoa, Staff Writer December 24, 2019

  This school year has already proven to be an important year for the Baile Folklorico club, as it surpassed the number of members since last year by doubling in size.  This has given the group a chance...

Fashion Club members immerse themselves in exploring the latest styles and trends.

Grizzlies express their unique styles in Fashion Club

Story by Saphir Guy, Staff Writer November 27, 2019

   For someone who is an aspiring fashion designer or wants to practice their creative skills, Fashion Club is the way to go as it gives its members the opportunity to explore the world of style, make...

UNICEF Club supports children in San Marcos and around the world.

UNICEF Club inspires Grizzlies to serve their community

Story by Samantha Wong, News Editor November 15, 2019

   Across the United States, students, teachers, and volunteers are saving the lives of kids all around the world. The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), was first established by the United Nations...

Mission Hills students joined forces to spread awareness about the danger of drugs.

Grizzlies send a message to San Marcos youth to stay drug free

Story by Hannah Larson, Grizzly Den Editor November 15, 2019

   Red Ribbon Week was created after the kidnapping, torture and killing of Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) worker Enrique “Kiki” Camerena, who was murdered after working to expose a narcotics...

Vaping is a dangerous scourge that severely harms the health of teens.

MHHS takes action against teen vaping

Story by Linh Truong, Staff Writer November 8, 2019

   The number of vapers worldwide has evolved from 7 million in 2011 to 41 million in 2018. With this amount of traffic--not to mention the fact individuals in the U.S., U.K., and France spent $10 billion...

October 31st brings a spooky set of attractions to San Diego.

Halloween attractions haunt San Diego

Story by Ian Waters, Arts and Entertainment Editor November 1, 2019

   As Halloween creeps around the corner, it’s time to get into the spirit of the season. There is more to do than just trick-or-treating and parties. You can get hyped for this spooky holiday by going...

Grizzlies band together to support women in need.

The Women in Need Club empowers the homeless community

Story by Valeria Najera , Staff Writer October 29, 2019

 The Interagency Council on Homelessness reports that California has the highest number of homeless people in the U.S., with an estimated 129,972 homeless people on any given day. On a local level, the...

Grizzlies and Knights are ready to fight to claim the title of Chick-Fil-A Challenge Winner.

Chick-Fil-A Challenge is coming to town

Story by Samantha Wong, News Editor October 25, 2019

   It’s that time of year again: the Chick-Fil-A Challenge is back and this year we are in it to win it! This challenge is between the San Marcos Knights and our very own Mission Hills Grizzlies from...

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