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    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.

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    Principal Mitchell captures every moment at Mission Hills

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    Deadline For College Applications Creep Closer

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    Meet the Miller duo

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

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    Raising Cane’s Invests in the San Marcos Community

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    Student Drivers Struggle with Overcrowding of the Student Parking Lot

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    How to have a frightfully fun Halloween this year

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    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

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The Silvertip

Abby Larson (11)  gains insight into firefighting as she spends time with Sparky.

Firefighters spark gratitude in San Marcos

Story by Hannah Larson, Grizzly Den Editor October 6, 2019

   The annual San Marcos Fire Department Open House took place on Saturday, October 5, and the interactive activities taught the community about the power of fire as well as the bravery of the men and...

Future Fair: Jennifer Trejo educates the community by revealing the truth behind conventional produce

Future Fair: Jennifer Trejo educates the community by revealing the truth behind conventional produce

Story by Salma Ramirez, Co-Editor in Chief September 29, 2019

 “I was a restauranteur for about thirty years, and I injured my shoulder. I was out on disability, and after about a year, it was time to get back to work; I met a guy at church who had an apple orchard...

Future Fair: Sheriff Fifra protects and serves San Marcos

Future Fair: Sheriff Fifra protects and serves San Marcos

Story by Hannah Larson, Grizzly Den Editor September 26, 2019

“I decided to become a member of the San Diego County Sheriffs’ Department when I was about 22. I was going to be in the fire department, but I decided it wasn’t for me after going through the EMT...

Future Fair: Cadet Reyes marches into his future

Future Fair: Cadet Reyes marches into his future

Story by Hannah Larson, Grizzly Den Editor September 26, 2019

“The ROTC program offers a military service education while you are attending college. For my first year, I just stepped into an electrical engineering major, so I’m taking my general education, but...

SMUSD invites families to the first combined annual College Expo and Future Fair at MHHS

SMUSD invites families to the first combined annual College Expo and Future Fair at MHHS

Story by Salma Ramirez, Co-Editor in Chief September 23, 2019

   Mission Hills High School (MHHS) welcomes the community of San Marcos to the free annual College Expo on Sept. 24 from 5-8 p.m. that will be combined with the Future Fair for the first time in San...

Donate gently used items to help keep the journalism program alive in the community.

Donate gently used items to drive journalism forward at MHHS

Story by Salma Ramirez, Co-Editor in Chief June 1, 2019

  Are you looking for an opportunity to declutter your home and get rid of items you no longer need or want? The Silvertip invites you to contribute to a donation drive that will start on Monday, June...

A New Perspective VAPA dance show

A New Perspective VAPA dance show

Story by Maricruz Reyes, Centerspread Co-Editor May 24, 2019

With an abundance of swirling stories that stir controversy, it is always important to try to find a new perspective. Tonight, you can find that new perspective at Redwood Hall; Visual And Performing Arts...

The sophomore Simon Scholars meet for the first time. (Clockwise from top to bottom: Valeria Najera, Mikaela Hawkins, Ricardo Cruz, Uriel Zepeda, Hazel Soriano, Alexa Guzman Lopez, Adriana De Paz, Edna De Leon)

The Simon Family Foundation celebrates the next generation of Scholars

Story by Salma Ramirez, Co-Editor in Chief May 21, 2019

After a rigorous application and panel interview, eight sophomores from Mission Hills High School were honored the Simon Family Foundation (SFF) Scholarship—a scholarship offered to students at select...

Illustration by Maricruz Reyes

Fearing grades is un-B-elievable

Story by Joseph Kamandy, Multimedia Editor April 19, 2019

Students set many priorities for themselves during their school years; one, in particular, is an educational success. Their grades allow them to determine whether or not they are on track with maintaining...

Illustration by Maricruz Reyes

Stationary on the rise

Story by Mitra Zarinebaf, News Editor April 12, 2019
However, while apps can be satisfyingly convenient, no spreadsheet or notes app can truly replace the open and handheld layout of an old-fashioned organizer.
Luxuries are diamonds and pearls, not tampons and pads

Luxuries are diamonds and pearls, not tampons and pads

Story by Sophia Perun, Features Editor March 8, 2019

Period poverty: the inaccessibility of menstrual products due to financial limitations. Though many have access to a pad or tampon by simply opening and closing a bathroom cabinet, women living in poverty...

Educational institution to that of an economic institution

Educational institution to that of an economic institution

Story by Joseph Kamandy, Multimedia Editor March 1, 2019

America is failing: thousands of unemployed roam its streets, the government persists to dissatisfy Americans following the recent government shutdown and now, college is more expensive than it has ever...

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