Features

The military provides an alternative path to university

By Rituja Bhowmik, staff writer Last year, about four percent of students from Maria Carrillo High School’s graduating class enlisted in the military. While not the typical path after graduation, there are many diverse jobs and opportunities that come with service.   The U.S. military consists of five branches: the Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marine […]

Arts & Entertainment

Salem Witch Trial-inspired haunted house ‘The Coven’s Curse’ brought things of nightmares

By Lilly Andrews, editor By Gianina Fan, editor Though it only opened for one night, Maria Carrillo High School’s second haunted house, The Coven’s Curse, was a smashing success. The show followed the witch trials of the late 1600s, genuinely frightening audiences. The interactive performance was written by MCHS seniors and dedicated drama students Nicki […]

Arts & Entertainment

‘Anne Frank’ remembered in heart-wrenching performance

By Sam Leitch, copy editor By Maddy Meekins, A&E editor First and foremost, when watching Maria Carrillo High School performance of The Diary of Anne Frank, it’s hard to believe they crafted such a heart-warming and well-done performance amidst outages and evacuations. The play brings life to Anne Frank’s diary entries as she and other […]

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October artist of the month: Sophie Carlton

By Avery Perkins, business manager You may have seen her in Pippin, or recently in Twelfth Night. From Shakespherean comedy to Broadway-style musicals, Sophie Carlton will leave you speechless with dramatic gestures and and expertly delivered lines. Carlton’s talent is not simply a natural gift, but has been developed over many years. Carlton gained her […]

Features

MCHS is garbage at recycling

By Maddy Meekins, A&E editor Used tampons. Phone cases. Bananas. Whole sandwiches. These are just some of the strange things that President of Marine Biology Club, senior Megan Chang has seen when sorting through the new Maria Carrillo High School recycling bins. Chang said she was “appalled that people don’t know how to recycle.” When […]

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MCHS drama department presents a Shakespearean classic under the stars

By Gianina Fan, editor Two, no three, weddings. Three sword fights. A love triangle–well, it’s a little more complicated than that. Identity theft. These are only a few of the shenanigans Viola, played by senior Sophie Carlton, encounters in the Shakespearian play Twelfth Night, directed by Maria Carrillo High School fine arts teacher Denise Elia-Yen.. […]