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San Marcos Boys Volleyball players compete against cross-town rival Santa Barbara, and win. Senior Mason Rice sets up to dig the ball.

Mason Rice and Jack Wilson are too much to handle, San Marcos Storms past Santa Barbara to win their first outright title since 2014.

Benjamin Callanan, Staff Writer April 17, 2024

Last night, April 16, the San Marcos Boys Volleyball team faced Santa Barbara in what would go on to be an epic matchup. Both teams entered the game tied in their standings, each boasting an 8-1 record,...

Once Upon A Pop Show

Once Upon A Pop Show

Aurora Ivanova, Opinion Editor April 11, 2024

On April 12 San Marcos choir department is putting on their yearly Pop Song Marathon. This year the theme is ‘Fantasy,’ which is the inspiration for the name of the show this year, “Once Upon a Pop.” The...

San Marcos Girls Lacrosse Crushes Rivals in Last Night Game

San Marcos Girls Lacrosse Crushes Rivals in Last Night Game

Evelina Erickson, Editor-in-Chief April 5, 2024

San Marcos Girls Lacrosse crushed Dos Pueblos last evening, scoring 18-7. DP has been their personal long-time rivals since the girls lacrosse program began, so this win was highly anticipated by all...

San Marcos Freshman sobs after not finding any tissues

Tissue Issue: Raises Concerns, Snot Epidemic, and will Determine Future of SMHS

Evelina Erickson, Editor-in-Chief April 1, 2024

Everyone has heard of the toilet paper shortage across the U.S. and other countries, due to a production decrease during Covid-19. That was four years ago and the issue has been resolved after many disputes...

On March 31st, we acknowledge and recognize trans identities as a part of Transgender Visibility Day.

Transgender Visibility Day

Chelsea Miao, Staff Writer March 21, 2024

What is Transgender Visibility Day?   There are 1.6 million transgender youth and adults in the United States. Those are 1.6 million children, parents, friends, and neighbors. And those are...

Inspiration Point is a great hike to do during Spring Break.

Savoring Spring Break: Sleep, Wander, and Tune In

Benjamin Callanan, Staff Writer March 20, 2024

What we’ve all been waiting for since Winter Break is finally here: Spring Break. Many students will use this as an opportunity to travel the world, whether they are headed to Palm Springs or headed...

During this stressful time for seniors with college decisions coming out, the College & Career Center is holding a Denial Party on April 8 for students to celebrate their rejections from schools.

Taking Care of Mental Health During College Decisions

Candice Cugnier, Lifestyle Editor March 14, 2024

College application season often leads seniors through a stressful time, but college decisions can do the same. Many may be worried while wondering whether or not they were accepted, while others may be...

Springing Forward on March 10th

This Spring Forward Should Put a Spring in Your Step

Keira Perkin, Staff Writer March 11, 2024

How could losing an hour of sleep turn into safer roads and cities, more efficient energy consumption, and more recreational time? Two words: daylight savings. We often complain about the sleep disruption...

ASB students practice their Royals Got Talent performance during Royal Time. ASB students are expected to perform their own choreographed dance at the Royals Got Talent event on March 21st at 7:00 pm.

ASB Plots & Plans Pt. 3

Viviana Galindo, Spanish Editor March 5, 2024

Although San Marcos students are 52 days away from the school year ending, ASB has been plotting and planning various events for students to look forward to. Now that the March season is officially up...

Contestants of the 2024 Poetry Slam: (left to right) Emily Mintz, Eric Rodriguez-Martinez, Olivia Miller, Keira Perkin, and Lesly Ricardez. (Kian Strenn not pictured.)

Thunderous Snaps for the 2024 Poetry Slam

Evelina Erickson, Editor-in-Chief March 1, 2024

For two days in a row, our library sounded like a microwave heating up a bag of popcorn. Snaps echoed against the books on the walls as students shared their poems in the 2024 Poetry Slam to an audience...

Letter from the Editors - Spring Edition

Letter from the Editors – Spring Edition

Noelle Cabrera, Evelina Erickson, and Olivia Marceda February 20, 2024

Hey Royals!  After a stressful but successful Valentine’s Day issue and sleep deprivation from the Santa Barbara International Film Festival, the EICs have been scheming and are excited to reveal...

A display of the school wide expectations is available in each classroom.

Locked Up and Locked In

Roman Trovato February 14, 2024

“Phone hotels,” two words that have long haunted the thoughts of the average SMHS student, never truly believing that the time would come when these cubbies would manifest into daily life. “Phone...

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