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  • November 19 CONGRATULATIONS to our girls XC team! They won the CIF championship in Fresno. Next up: State finals!
  • November 19 Softball tryouts are Saturday, Nov 20th from 10-noon.
  • November 19 Las Comadres Club meets Friday, November 19 in room 235.
  • November 19 Saints Choir and Guitar Orchestra performs Saturday, December 4th outside Ethel Pope. Tickets are #3.
  • November 9 The Teen’s closet is now open every Tuesday during lunch. Please stop today if you are in need of free clothing, backpacks or school supplies. The Teen’s closet is located behind the girls gym.
  • October 25 The fellowship of Christian athletes, FCA, meets every Tuesday in room 352. Come get some pizza and a good word.
  • October 13 Senior College lab hours are in the library from 2-4 p.m. on Mondays and from 3-5 p.m. on Wednesdays. Make sure to come get help with your college apps, financial aid, or scholarships.
  • September 7 Senior Pictures are due November 19th this year! Seniors, see Mrs. Olson Sanchez in room 625 with questions!

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With Newsom signing into law a start time for schools no earlier than 8:30 a.m., the school day will be ending well into the afternoon.  This will impact several after-school activities.
New School Hours for 2022
Gabriela Rojas, Contributor ♦ October 16, 2021

For the past years the school hours for  schools in California have been the same, but during his term, Governor Gavin Newsom signed a new law which is now making it illegal to begin the school day before...

Homecoming Spirit Week
Homecoming Spirit Week
October 4, 2021
Si Yo Tuviera Tres Deseos
Si Yo Tuviera Tres Deseos
Yasmin Aguilera, guest contributor ♦ November 18, 2021

La magia es algo que a todos les gusta y algo en lo que pensamos siempre. En la película de Disney, Aladino, Aladino encuentra una lámpara...

Fake news is everywhere.  Recently, the spread of fake news has caused upset over safe and effective vaccinations, and turmoil in the US government.
Fake News is a Real Problem
Elijah Villanueva, guest contributor ♦ October 25, 2021

With an expanding technological world full of information, the way we communicate and present information has drastically changed over the past...

Dune, the remake of the 1984 original, and the book published in 1965, hit theatres October 22nd.
Dune Reviews from our Journalism Class
Breeze Staff November 1, 2021

Voting booths at a Santa Barbara County voting location await registered voters during the November 2020 election.
Voter Registration On Campus
Gerardo Vasquez B., Contributor ♦ October 7, 2021

Last week was National Voter Registration Week which officially ended on October 3rd. Although the event is over, the SMHS staff have decided...

This was one of the pictures taken on Pajama Day.
School Spirit Week
Gabriela Rojas, contributor ♦ September 30, 2021
Meet the New Teachers on Campus
Meet the New Teachers on Campus
Breeze Staff November 18, 2021

Paula, left, and Anne, right, enjoy a bonfire at the beach last weekend.  The two met at SMHS as new foreign exchange students. The two girls will be studying here until June.
New students on campus
September 28, 2021
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A Wish and a Hope, and a Good Deed Done by Saints

Recent Sports Stories

Our Saints vs Atascadero High School

Our Saints vs Atascadero High School

October 19, 2021

On Friday, October 15th, our Saints football team went up against Atascadero high school’s football...

Regular Season Girls Golf Winds Down With Continued Improvements

Regular Season Girls Golf Winds Down With Continued Improvements

October 14, 2021

The girls golf team completed their regular season matches yesterday, October 13th, at home against PVHS. ...

Saints Cross-Country Team Back to Course Racing

Saints Cross-Country Team Back to Course Racing

October 1, 2021

After almost a full year without racing on real cross-country courses, the boys and girls Cross Country...

These are just some of the students out of all that were there  who were dancing
Homecoming During the Pandemic
Gabriela Rojas October 21, 2021

On October 9th SMHS had its annual Homecoming dance. Homecoming this year was a little different. The dance was held outside and not in the gym...


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