Covid-19 has taken a toll on students, both mentally and physically. Forced to stay cooped up in a bedroom while you struggle to understand the overwhelming piles of assignments each week has done no good for the students of Costa Mesa High School. The negative effects of the pandemic have been showing throughout social media,..
Last March, I remember thinking about how excited we were to get an extended spring break, eagerly chatting about what we'd do once that last Friday hit, talking about the new coronavirus as if it was just another flu. Fast forward nine months later and here we are: sitting at our desks, logging into Zoom..
The CMHS/MS newspaper is looking for new writers! If you’re looking to work for a newspaper as a writer, or even write because you have a love for it, Journalism/Publications is the class for you. In this class you’ll learn the basics of writing articles and the publication process, along with a little audio production...
Finals week is coming up and everyone is tense. But, don’t start rushing to your computers and worksheets to fill yourself with stress, because we’ve got a bunch of pointers for you on how to make studying more tolerable from our own mesa teachers. Eighth grade english teacher Miss Garcia suggests, “study for spurts of..
The school year is finally on a role as summer comes to a close. Although the weather lingers, education around the district is in full motion. With that, we have the opportunity to get to know our newest staff members around CMHS. One of those members is none other than Dr. Eugene Kwong, CMMS’s new..
The CMHS Instrumental department hosted their annual Mesa Jazz Festival in the performing arts center. Not only did other schools come to perform, but both the high school and middle school Mesa jazz bands performed. And if that isn’t cool enough, they had a spectacular performance where both groups received superior ratings from the adjudicators!..
Manuel Chavez, Costa Mesa City Council Member When we think of Costa Mesa as residents, our minds immediately travel to the moderate weather and temperatures, huge, fun-filled events, multiple places to hang out and chill when stress at home catches up to you, close-proximity beaches, the view of mountains in the far distance, and more...
Newport-Mesa Unified School District Teachers of the Year Ms. Tamara Fairbanks Ms. Fairbanks is a music teacher at Mariners Elementary School. She has been working in education for over 20 years and is infamous for supporting students past the required curriculum. She has also helped tremendously in the developtment of music festivals and workshops for..
The CMHS and CMMS jazz bands traveled up to Coronado HS this past Saturday for the Coronado Jazz Festival. They arrived before their performances to watch the SDSU Jazz Band play some of their pieces for all of the performing bands that day. After that, Jazz 2 (middle school) had their Salt & Pepper clinic,..
While many may not immediately know what Penniless was, they may still wonder by the few stickers they may see around the area. Penniless was a skater clothing company that was created by three students of Costa Mesa High School, Alexis Martin, Justin Fisher, and Thomas Kheiv. The clothing brand started as a simple idea..