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♡ Leslee Quintanar ♡

November 18, 2020 11:32pm | Leslee Quintanar

  Hai! ☆ My name is Leslee, I am a 17 year old senior at Santa Maria High School! At last my final year. I do want to further my education and learn early childhood development or child psychology. ☆゚Am a curious being that loves […]

Celeste Segura

October 29, 2020 7:06pm | Celeste Segura

Hi my name celeste segura,  I’m 18 years old and a senior at Santa Maria high school. This is my first year taking publications and I’m very excited to be part of the yearbook and can’t wait to make new friends and work with them. […]

Isaac Vazquez

October 29, 2020 6:42pm | Isaac Vazquez

Hi, my name is Isaac Vazquez, I am a senior at Santa Maria High School. I was born on September, 10 2003. I live with both of my parents as well as four younger siblings. One of my siblings is currently in our high school. […]

DACA and What it Means to YOU.

October 27, 2020 8:25pm | Damaris Bautista

Do you know someone that has been affected by DACA? Or are you one of those students? Have you asked yourself what that is and what it stands for? Well about 800,000 students and parents  have DACA. DACA stands for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, […]

What’s Good? A World-Wide School Lunch Comparison

October 27, 2020 7:13pm | Justin Rilveria

Cafeteria Food Across the World   From plain to exotic, foods across the world range in different shapes, sizes, tastes, etc. And with the U.S. housing a culturally diverse population, one could only speculate that the nation’s school lunches are brimming with a multitude of […]

Ariadna Romero: Guiding Her Community

May 10, 2019 4:19pm | Eliseo Merida

No matter where you’re heading to on campus, whether your speed-walking to get to your class or breezing by because you have all the time in the world, chances are you’ve probably come across Ariadna Romero and her guide dog. Many people have speculated on […]

Ruben Padilla: Born to Lowride

March 13, 2019 3:39pm | Eliseo Merida

At first glance, you would assume that Santa Maria High School sophomore Ruben Padilla was just another stoic outsider who was hanging with the wrong crowd. However, if the old saying is true, then looks may very well be deceiving because those crude, stereotypical remarks […]

Rosa Rivera: Parenting is Not Easy For This Teen, But Worth It.

October 18, 2018 3:28pm | Griselda Rodas

You probably have seen Rosa Rivera around school, but do you know her? Rosa Rivera is a senior here at SMHS and she is a teen parent. At the age of 15 she became pregnant with her baby boy, Julian. She was a Sophomore when […]

Yared Portillo: Once a Saint, Always a Saint

October 15, 2018 2:33pm | Eliseo Merida

A saint is expected to represent positivity, respect, integrity, dedication, and excellence. Santa Maria High alumni Yared Portillo far exceeds all of those expectations. After graduating from Santa Maria High, she is currently a student at the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education (PENN GSE). […]

In the Life of Joseph Cruz

April 24, 2018 3:32pm | Natalie Oregon

Each person has a story that helps shape them into who they are. Not everyone’s story is perfect, as a normal human being we have struggles and setbacks that can alter our life in a drastic manner. Joseph Cruz’s story is one of those. Joseph […]