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  • South Mountain’s Open House

    South Mountain’s Open House

    August 23, 2016

    On Thursday August 25, South Mountain High School is going to have their open house for the 2016-2017 school year. The open house will be held from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. At 5:30 pm food will be served in the cafeteria for the participating families. The open house will include meeting the students teachers... READ MORE »»

    South Mountain's open house.

  • Teens and HIV

    Teens and HIV

    Jayde Carter

    April 26, 2016

    Teens are the main group of people who do not get tested for HIV. It’s shocking that fewer than 1 in 4 high school students who have had sex have never been tested for the disease. An anonymous South Mountain student spoke about the issue. “Yes, I am sexually active,” said Ashley, whose name... READ MORE »»

  • Social Anxiety

    Social Anxiety

    Alejandro Antillon, Reporter

    April 25, 2016

    Social anxiety disorder is the most common anxiety disorder according to Anxiety and Depression Association of America. Social anxiety is “excessive fear of embarrassment in social situations that is extremely intrusive and can have debilitating effects on personal and professional relationships.” "Social... READ MORE »»

    Social anxiety is the most common anxiety disorder according to Anxiety and Depression Association of America

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  • Cellphone addiction is real

    Cellphone addiction is real

    Leslie Alaniz, Reporter

    March 22, 2016

    According to the Collins English Dictionary, nomophobia is a stress caused by having no access to or being unable to use one’s mobile phone. This type of stress causes physical side effects such as panic attacks, shortness of breath, dizziness, trembling, sweating, accelerated heart rate, chest pain,... READ MORE »»

    According to American Psychiatric Association, people who are addicted to cellphones and try to quit have the same symptoms as people trying to stop using cocaine.

  • South Mountain boys soccer team wins state championship

    South Mountain boys soccer team wins state championship

    Marco Salcido, Reporter

    February 19, 2016

    This past Saturday the South Mountain boys’ soccer team broke a barrier that no other Phoenix Union High School District squad has ever broken. The Jaguars took home the Division II state championship with a 2-0 victory over the Sunnyslope Vikings. “It was an amazing experience. We worked hard... READ MORE »»

    The South Mountain Jaguars became the first team in Phoenix Union High School District history to a win a state championship in soccer by beating Sunnyslope 2-0.

Campus News

South Mountain’s Open House

On Thursday August 25, South Mountain High School is going to have their open house for the 2016-2017 school year. The open house will be held from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. At...  Read More »

August 23, 2016

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  • Law Magnet students put to the test April 25, 2016
  • South Mountain students recognized for their haikus April 6, 2016

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National News

Teens and HIV

Jayde Carter

Teens are the main group of people who do not get tested for HIV. It’s shocking that fewer than 1 in 4 high school students who have had sex have never been tested for the...  Read More »

April 26, 2016

  • Social Anxiety April 25, 2016
  • Cellphone addiction is real March 22, 2016
  • What should you do when stopped by the police? February 2, 2016

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Sports

South Mountain boys soccer team wins state championship

Marco Salcido, Reporter

This past Saturday the South Mountain boys’ soccer team broke a barrier that no other Phoenix Union High School District squad has ever broken. The Jaguars took home the...  Read More »

February 19, 2016

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Jag Life

South Mountain’s Open House

On Thursday August 25, South Mountain High School is going to have their open house for the 2016-2017 school year. The open house will be held from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. At...  Read More »

August 23, 2016

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  • The Weeknd May 4, 2016
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