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  • January 21 seniors! Jostens will be on campus on February 7th and 8th from the beginning of 5th period, to the end of the lunch period for ordering your graduation cap and gown! Click here for more info.
  • January 12 Welcome back, Saints! Let's make this semester the best one yet!
  • December 8 All boys interested in playing golf, meet at the golf room, which is next to the weight room, at 3:00. Or see Mr. Cheney for more details.
  • December 8 The Foundation of Santa Barbara Scholarship is currently open. Please stop by the College and Career Center to receive information and assistance with completion.
  • December 8 StartingTHIS semester ONLY SMHS approved baseball caps will be allowed on campus. All other caps will be confiscated and will require parent pick-up.
  • 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.

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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...

The Rescue is the new National Geographic documentary about the search and rescue attempts to save 12 young Thai boys and their soccer coach from a suddenly-flooded cave.
"The Rescue" Proves that When We Need It, There is Help
Breeze Staff, Contributor ♦ December 11, 2021

The Rescue, a new documentary streaming on Disney+, is an edge-of-your seat movie that shows the generosity of the human spirit and the challenges...

Hi-Way Drive-In Santa Maria on Tuesday, December 21, 2021.
After Years of Struggle, the Hi-Way Drive In Theatre Shuts Down
Gabriela Rojas, contributor ♦ January 25, 2022

Have you ever gone to a drive-in theater? If you have then you know that drive-in theaters are much different than normal theaters. The Hi-Way...

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
Mr. Basulto
Get To Know Mr. Basulto
Azul Garcia, Contributor ♦ January 18, 2022

Mr. Basulto teaches Physics of the Universe. He is a football coach and an Assistant Athletic Director, and he is also part of the School Counseling Advisory Council Committee....

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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...

Graduation caps and gowns will be available to order soon!
Graduation caps and gowns will be available to order soon!
Breeze Staff, contributor ♦ January 21, 2022

From Mr. Salazar: Staff; It is that time of year for the seniors!  Jostens will be on campus on February 7th and 8th from the beginning...


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SMJUHSD programs, activities, practices and employment prohibits discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived race or ethnicity, color, ancestry, nationality, national origin, ethnic group identifications, age, religion, marital, family or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, or genetic information or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. If you believe you have been subjected to discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying, immediately contact the District’s Discrimination, Equity and Title IX Compliance Officer Mr. Kevin R. Platt at 2560 Skyway Drive, Santa Maria, CA 93455, (805) 922-4573 or [email protected] You may request a copy of SMJUHSD’s Uniform Complaint Procedures, Non-Discrimination Policies, Sexual Harassment Policies.

Los programas, las actividades, las prácticas y el empleo de SMJUHSD prohíben la discriminación, incluido el acoso discriminatorio, la intimidación y el acoso por motivos de raza o etnia, color, ascendencia, nacionalidad, origen nacional, identificaciones de grupo étnico, edad, religión, matrimonio, familia o padres reales o percibidos. estado, discapacidad física o mental, sexo, orientación sexual, género, identidad de género, expresión de género o información genética o asociación con una persona o grupo con una o más de estas características reales o percibidas. Si cree que ha sido objeto de discriminación, acoso, intimidación o acoso, comuníquese de inmediato con el Oficial de Discriminación, Equidad y Cumplimiento del Título IX del Distrito, el Sr. Kevin R. Platt en 2560 Skyway Drive, Santa Maria, CA 93455, (805) 922 -4573 o [email protected] Puede solicitar una copia de los Procedimientos uniformes de quejas, las políticas de no discriminación, las políticas de acoso sexual de SMJUHSD.