School Punishment

Josielyn Gaspar
March 16, 2015

“Why should the school care about what we do after school? Once the bells rings, we get to do what we want,” says a student from Mira Mesa High School. Many students are unaware of the various consequences you will face if you bend school rules.  It’s obvious if you disobey the rules during school... Read more »

It’s All Roses For the Sapphire Sound

Michaela Moffett
October 9, 2014

Have you ever wanted to be on live TV viewed by millions of people world-wide? Well, out of thousands of bands, The Mira Mesa HS “Sapphire Sound” Marching Band and Color Guard has recently been invited to participate in one of the largest and most prestigious parades events in the world.... Read more »

Counseling: Harder Than It Looks

Nathan Sani
September 23, 2014

At the beginning of each year, many students complain about their schedules. However, this year, there seemed to be more dissatisfied students than normal because this was the first year that students signed their articulation cards that said that there would be no class changes after Aug 26th.  I met... Read more »

An Olympics Anyone Can Join

A close-working family of science lovers

Kat Yuen, Clubs Writer
September 19, 2014

Would you like to be an Olympian? Any student can be an Olympian no matter what their age, ability, or experience. Science Olympiad, the after-school club devoted to forming competitive teams, improving the members’ engineering, scientific, and deductive abilities, competing against other schools for... Read more »

Stress of a Senior

Julia Grubbs, Staff Writer
September 19, 2014

When students first enter high school they see seemingly cool yet intimidating seniors and think, “I can’t wait to be a senior because they have it so easy.”, but do they really? It’s the beginning of the rest of their lives and that’s a lot of stress for many people. Little... Read more »

Last Minute Student Parking Impediment

Parking permits have been required all year to park in MMHS lots. However, the administration has been more vigilant in the last few weeks on the amount of cars parking without permits.

Alexis Philpott, Editor
April 24, 2014

In the last week or so, the Mira Mesa High School administration has begun to implement a long under-enforced rule of students having to display parking permits to park their cars in the school parking lots. While the permit costs $10 with an ASB card ($15 without one), the idea that students are expected... Read more »

Turkey says goodbye to Youtube

YouTube is a social website where you can upload, watch, and share videos with everyone around the world. The Turkish government banned its use within the country, and people are protesting the censorship.

Keymani Seals, Staff Writer
April 22, 2014

YouTube, the place where people can upload, share, and watch videos was banned in Turkey on March 27, 2014 .The BTK (Turkey’s Information and Communications Technologies Authority) said the YouTube will stay blocked even though there are some suits saying to unblocked it. The ban has occurred because... Read more »

Blood Moon Madness


Keymani Seals, Staff Writer
April 22, 2014

Did you watch the lunar eclipse? The lunar eclipse occurred on the morning of April 15, 2014 and was seen from southern California. Australia and New Zealand also seen the visual of the eclipse. During the eclipse, the moon begins to look like it is being blocked and becomes dark. Next it begins to turn... Read more »

Cubing Club’s speedy victory at super STEM Saturday

The rubik's cube gained popularity in the 1980s among young children and teenagers. Now, he solving of these cubes has become a serious competition for some people.

Alexis Philpott, Editor
April 18, 2014

On March 15th the Mira Mesa High School’s Cubing Club participated in the 2014 Super STEM Saturday Rubik’s Cube competition in San Marcos. The team faced off against Classical Academy High School and beat them by around two minutes in team cubing and nearly shut their players out of placing in solo... Read more »

Mira Mesa High Drivers: Beware of Parking Permits!


Jovie De Jesus, Staff Writer
April 14, 2014

On April 9th the Dean of Students, Mr. Sabins, went on Marauder 5 to announce the enforcement of having a parking permit if you drive to school and park in the two allotted parking spaces. Warnings will be given to cars within the vicinity of the parking lots after the following Thursday and Friday.... Read more »

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