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Noelle, Evelina, and Liv toss their grad caps in the air.

Last Letter from the Editors-in-Chief

Dear San Marcos,    As we write our final farewell to you and begin a new chapter in our respective lives, we reflect on all the memories, skills, friendships, and more that The King’s Page...

The @smhsseniors2024 account features students sharing what they are doing next year

How Did You Choose Your School?

Avital Abramov, Copy Editor June 3, 2024

For the past few months, the first question most seniors have been asked was, what are you doing next year? Or did you commit to a school yet? Although the overarching question as to where seniors’ futures...

2023-2024 ASB President senior Kavya Suresh signs off.

Presidential Perspective: Farewell, San Marcos!

Kavya Suresh, Guest Writer June 3, 2024

Dear Royals, Happy June, and CONGRATULATIONS! You’ve made it to the end of yet another school year. I feel so immensely proud of each of you, who have persevered through countless obstacles and consistently...

A pro-and-con chart can assist in deciding what college to commit to.

Choosing What College to Commit To: Factors to Consider When Making Your Decision

Evelina Erickson, Editor-in-Chief April 30, 2024

First it was the anxiety of applying to colleges, then it was the waiting game, now the anxiety is back for some, but not all. If the latter applies to you, congratulations! You have committed to the college...

San Marcos Girls Lacrosse wins against the Santa Barbara Dons on Wednesday.

Girls Lacrosse Win Against Santa Barbara

Bruna Tessari, Staff Writer April 25, 2024

Varsity’s home game against the Dons on April 24 was a great success for the Royals. This was their final game and they won 16-4. The team is first in Channel League with 16 wins and only 2 losses.  Every...

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...

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