This Saturday, a MESA (Math, Engineering, Science Achievement) competition was held virtually, hosted by UC Irvine. Sophia Catania, Lucero Islas, and Lena Nguyen won 1st in 4 of 5 categories, including overall of the National Engineering Design Competition and Caidlyn Lowry won 1st place for "Creativity and Engineering Design" and "Strength-to-Weight Ratio" sections of the..
Violence against Asian-Americans has been skyrocketing after racist sentiments increased due to COVID-19, with more and more attacks being documented and reported on social media. In order to prevent this, communities are banding together in order to protect their Asian American neighbors, with efforts being made to spread awareness and educate others. ATTACKS Most recently, ..
It was recently announced that CMHS team "Mesa's Angels" won the San Diego Chargers' Stem on the Sidelines challenge for 2020. The team, made up of juniors Sophia Catania, Lizbeth Gama, and Lucero Islas, was tasked with designing and building a football launcher that could throw passes at targets like a quarterback would to his..
The CMHS Instrumental Department has hit the ground running as they are already preparing for their first competitive performances in less than a week. Our CMHS MME (Mixed Marching Ensemble) has their first competition on March 14th, along with the CMHS Drumline team. The CMHS Marching Band is also throwing on a 70's style monster..
Was your birthday last year boring? Many people found out ways to safely celebrate birthdays such as having a drive-by or going to a restaurant for outdoor dining. But if you want to amp up the entertainment level, invite The Quarantine Quintet to your next socially-distanced party! The Quarantine Quintet is a group of talented..
Remember the days of hurrying to club lunch meetings, squeezing into a room filled with people chatting away and eating lunch while a meeting takes place? Remember the chaos of Club Rush as students swarmed the Dome in hopes of being early enough to grab a smoothie or a burger from TK? Perhaps you've wondered..
Ever since Covid-19 forced schools to shut down, it seems the presence of ASB has disappeared. Other than the occasional Instagram posts and the introduction of Youtube Podcasts by the chosen daily announcers, students have not yet heard of when ASB will be back in touch with students. Meetings, instead of in-class, are now done..
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...