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  • South Mountain alumnus talks about pursuing your passion
  • How do you prepare for a disaster?
  • Be A Leader helps students pay for college
  • Taking credits outside of the district? Make sure to follow the proper process
  • Blood Drive comes to South
  • South Mountain alumnus talks about pursuing your passion

    South Mountain alumnus talks about pursuing your passion

    Makayla Lambert, Marissa De Santiago, and Tabatha Ramirez

    November 29, 2017

    Efrain Robles is a former South Mountain student who was in Jaguar News and came back to inspire students to never give up on their ambitions. Robles is currently on assignment as a video journalist for CBS News, where he’s constantly going places. Robles has traveled to many places, including Alask...

    South Mountain High School graduate Efrain Robles got his start as a CBS video journalist in Jaguar News.

    Photo By Mia Robles

  • How do you prepare for a disaster?

    How do you prepare for a disaster?

    Elizabeth Ochoa, Reporter

    November 13, 2017

     Imagine yourself having to evacuate because of a tornado, looking for shelter during a wildfire, or flood proofing your home because a hurricane is coming your way. Depending on where you live these disasters can impact your environment and your life.  According to the Arizona Emergency Inform...

    The streets in Naples,Florida are left flooded after Hurricane Irma.

    Photo Courtesy Beth Perez

  • Be A Leader helps students pay for college

    Be A Leader helps students pay for college

    Makayla Lambert, Reporter

    October 30, 2017

    Hannah Solomon, a college transition specialist for the Be A Leader Foundation, is on South Mountain’s campus every Thursday and Friday to help students apply for college, scholarships, and more. She wants students to understand how difficult it can be to apply for scholarships. “Not everybody can afford...

    Be A Leader's Hannah Solomon is at South Mountain High School every Thursday and Friday to help students apply for college and scholarships more. You can sign up to see her in the counseling office.

    Courtesy to Google Images

  • Taking credits outside of the district? Make sure to follow the proper process

    Taking credits outside of the district? Make sure to follow the proper process

    Marissa De Santiago, Reporter

    October 24, 2017

    There is perhaps nothing scarier than starting your senior year of high school and realizing you do not have enough credits to graduate. Fear and stress sink in. Everything you have been working towards might not happen due to a few credits. What can you do? Some students decide to take classes at other s...

    Elizabeth Ochoa, a senior at South Mountain High School, views the Marks and Grading Manual online, which is where students can find information on concurrent enrollment.

    Photo by Marissa De Santiago

  • Blood Drive comes to South

    Blood Drive comes to South

    Staff Story, Reporters

    October 5, 2017

    On September 26th, South Mountain High School held a blood drive in the New Gym. Students signed in and received a red sticker saying “Ask me about donating blood,” as well as an informative article about blood donation. Music played as students were interviewed and gave blood. Donors sat in blue...

    Junior Lorne Jones White winces as he starts his first blood donation at South Mountain High School's blood drive. But later Jones said he was "calm and relaxed".

    Photo by Tabatha Ramirez

Mata Ortiz potters show their wares

Elizabeth Ochoa and Mia Robles

December 6, 2017

In November, Juan Mora Sandoval and Guadalupe Soto displayed their Mata Ortiz pots in the Visual Arts building. South Mountain High School students learned how to make the...

  • South students provide water and inspiration for the homeless November 8, 2017
  • Be A Leader helps students pay for college October 30, 2017
  • Taking credits outside of the district? Make sure to follow the proper process October 24, 2017

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How do you prepare for a disaster?

Elizabeth Ochoa, Reporter

November 13, 2017

 Imagine yourself having to evacuate because of a tornado, looking for shelter during a wildfire, or flood proofing your home because a hurricane is coming your way. Depending o...

  • What happens when you want to date your best friend? May 4, 2017
  • Hazing May 3, 2017
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South’s football team 4-0

Elizabeth Ochoa and Makayla Lambert

September 15, 2017

South Mountain High School’s football team has started off the school year with a bang. For the first time in over two decades the team is 4-0. According to Mark Cart...

  • Outstanding wrestler is only a freshman May 4, 2017
  • Hazing May 3, 2017
  • Baseball Brothers May 3, 2017

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South Mountain alumnus talks about pursuing your passion

Makayla Lambert, Marissa De Santiago, and Tabatha Ramirez

November 29, 2017

Efrain Robles is a former South Mountain student who was in Jaguar News and came back to inspire students to never give up on their ambitions. Robles is currently on assignme...

  • South student makes jewelry from recycled materials November 15, 2017
  • Spirit Week October 25, 2017
  • Blood Drive comes to South October 5, 2017

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The student news site of South Mountain High School
The student news site of South Mountain High School