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Junior Cole Heckman tipping his landlord (Jeremy Strand)

Showing Appreciation: Why Tipping Your Landlord Can Make a Difference

Jeremy Strand, Staff Writer June 3, 2024

In the bustling streets of our cities, there exists a group of unsung heroes – landlords. These hardworking individuals toil day and night to provide their tenants with safe and comfortable homes, yet...

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...

Prom is for Everyone

Aurora Ivanova, Opinion Editor June 3, 2024

Prom, a school event that has been worshiped since its beginning. Typically, Prom is the event that moms, dads, kids and any other family members look forward to and stress about for years in advance....

Last years seniors before prom

Why Juniors Shouldn’t go to Prom

Keira Perkin, Staff Writer June 3, 2024

There’s something about prom that everyone looks forward to: the dresses, the glitter, and glamor. Seniors wait four years to go to prom and to have this big event put on especially for them. If juniors...

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...

Juniors have been subjected to mandatory standardized testing this week and will be next week as well.

In Defense of Standardized Testing…

Fia Torrey, Staff Writer April 19, 2024

Every year, San Marcos’ juniors dread the two weeks of standardized testing. While nobody enjoys spending two hours of their day in front of a computer screen, answering math and reading comprehension...

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...

San Marcos went into lockout on February 27 after reports of a stabbing in the Turnpike Shopping Center.

Why Are Students Left Uninformed Amidst Crisis?

Noelle Cabrera, Editor-in-Chief February 28, 2024

A lockout order was placed on San Marcos yesterday afternoon after a reported stabbing near the Hollister and Turnpike intersection. Thankfully, no students or staff were hurt or under threat. However,...

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...

2023-2024 ASB President senior Kavya Suresh signs off.

Presidential Perspective: Welcome to the Spring Semester!

Kavya Suresh, Guest Writer February 14, 2024

Dear Royals, Happy February! Congratulations on completing your first semester of the 2023/24 school year. I’m so proud of your resilience, commitment, dedication, and willingness to push yourself beyond...

Love is in the Air - And in the School

Love is in the Air – And in the School

Benjamin Callanan, Staff Writer February 14, 2024

PDA (Pee-Dee-Ay) personal digital assistant. Informal. public display of affection: Many people are uncomfortable with kissing in public or any other PDA. It is a beautiful Tuesday morning,...

Should Trump be on the Ballot?

Should Trump be on the Ballot?

Aurora Ivanova, Opinion Editor February 14, 2024

  Everyone has heard of how supporters of Donald Trump stormed the Capitol on January 6, 2021. Five people died and at least 174 people were injured. Trump was then impeached for his role in indicting...

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