Last week, 14 CMHS students left for a school camping trip to Leo Carrillo State Park in Malibu with teachers Mrs. Rasmussen and Mrs. Upthegrove. They left after school on Thursday, November 10th, and arrived at the campsite later that evening. Following arrival, students set up their tents and sleeping bags and got everything set..
Signing up for AP exams The deadline to sign up for your AP exams is October 31, 2022! Go to www.myschoolbucks.com to sign up. AP tests are held near the end of the school year, in early May. They cover all of the material learned throughout the school year in one big test. It costs..
Background of "Banned Books Week" Banned Books Week started in 1982 by a library activist named Judith Krug following a time when several novels were being "challenged". Challenging a novel is the attempt to ban it due to reasons such as vulgar language/profanity, sexual content, racism, sexism, LGBTQIA+ content, or anything else that people may..
Fastback Invitational The first cross country meet of the season, held at Mt. SAC (San Antonio College), was on September 3rd. At this "Fastback Invitational," our CMHS cross country team ran a shorter course than the regular distance of 3 miles, making it a good introduction for the season ahead. The day started off with..
Track and Field League Prelims and Finals were held last week here at CMHS. At these meets, all of the high schools in the Orange Coast League, which include Orange, Santa Ana, Costa Mesa, Estancia, Calvary Chapel, and Saddleback, competed against each other in hopes of qualifying for CIF. For many athletes, Prelims and Finals..
Last Friday, April 22nd, was Earth Day! Earth Day is a day to recognize and spread awareness about our environment, and issues such as climate change and pollution. Everyday, coral reefs are dying, polar ice caps are melting, wildlife are struggling to stay alive, and natural disasters are happening now more than ever. All of..
At the 2022 Academy Awards, history was made. However, not the kind of history you'd think. American actor Will Smith lost his cool and slapped presenter Chris Rock across the face after Rock made an insensitive joke about Smith's wife. Prior to the slap, Chris Rock said "Jada I love you, 'G.I. Jane 2,' can't..
Should We Keep Daylight Savings???? [yop_poll id="6"] Survey by Jason Strotman
This week was the first week since 2020 where we had the option to take off our masks in school. While some people were excited for this new option, others would rather stay safe and continue to wear their mask. A survey including 108 students at Costa Mesa High School showed that a little over..