New Freshman Seminar teacher, Mr. Richards (Timothy Richards), isn't just new to CMHS, but new to teaching as well! Monday, August 23, was his first day teaching a class of his own. Freshman Seminar is a one-semester course for 9th graders where you learn the skills to set you up for success in high school..
1600 colleges across the country are currently test-optional. The bane of every upper high school student's existence are the SAT or the ACT test, so this is no small deal. The weight that is put on these tests is absolutely mortifying, as subpar testing skills, or a simple off-day could single-handedly squander your university dreams. ..
Costa Mesa High School welcomes back its students with the varsity football team's first game of the season. Students and parents travelled to Laguna Beach High School to support the team on Friday, August 20th, including Principal Dr. Haley who has been looking forward to the start of the season. "I'm just looking forward to..
Now that the COVID-19 vaccine is being approved and distributed throughout the United States, there is a sense of relief among all of us! However, the damage is only half-resolved as the majority of the developing nations around the world don't have access to the vaccine yet. According to the New York Times, 83% of..
This school year has been entirely different from any other school year we are used to. Everyone has had to roll with the punches as we switch back and forth from in-person to online learning, adapt to a million different schedules, all while being careful not to catch COVID-19. As the 2020-21 school year comes..
Despite the turbulent state of America right now regarding COVID recovery and political upheaval, hope seems to be arising. As of now, as well as the past couple of months, Executive order 13769 (also known as the Muslim Ban), has been lifted and reversed by President Biden. Implemented by Biden's predecessor, former-president Donald Trump, this..
On Tuesday, May 4th, the Costa Mesa High School Girls Varsity Soccer game ended with a 3-3 tie against their biggest competitors, Santa Ana High School. With a 5-0-4 overall standing, CMHS has kept their 1st place in the Orange Coast League, with one game against Saddleback High School to go. With another win under..
The sun is beginning to shine again, school is back in person (for those who choose to be), and we can feel summer on its way. After a long, difficult year full of uncertainty, summer seems to give us all the hope and relief that we will finally be able to take a breath. While..
As of April 15th, it was announced that all Californians ages 16 and up can make appointments to receive their COVID vaccine through myturn.ca.gov or other ways, such as through the CDC's VaccineFinder or one's private health insurance. Now that many people have started receiving their first dose, what can they do now? First off,..
As teenagers, we are constantly living in a virtual, social media-submerged bubble of Instagram posts and TikToks. While we all scroll mindlessly through explore pages, we are exposed to images of these unrealistic body types, faces, and lifestyles. There is an extremely damaging impact on us as young teenagers when we see things that we..