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Clubs that help Unicef

Published on October 20th, 2017 | by Yvonne Liu

On Aug. 25 Hurricane Harvey greatly impacted the state of Texas, causing 30 deaths and countless injuries, along with major flooding and damage. Officials have announced a state of disaster in the Houston area. Formed on ... Read More


A look into Samo from the eyes of a foreign student

Published on October 20th, 2017 | by Anastasia Shakhidzhanova

Many of you have probably heard the words “foreign exchange student” tossed around, but did you know that Samo actually hosts a large number of these students from many different countries every year? Actually, foreign exchange ... Read More


How to make the most of your time at Samo

Published on October 6th, 2017 | by Emma Preston

Samo offers a large variety of extracurriculars and electives that are sure to keep any student busy. For freshmen trying to navigate high school, and even seniors wanting to try something new, there are many things ... Read More


Adam Katz marches into new position as Drum Major

Published on October 3rd, 2017 | by Yvonne Liu

While most students are waking up for their first period, Adam Katz (’18) and his fellow marching band participants are hard at work on the field rehearsing their music. As a result of  his countless accomplishments, ... Read More


Same welcomes new O-house principal

Published on October 3rd, 2017 | by Pauline Gonzalez

The start of the year brought the welcoming of new O-House Principal Isaac Burgess. He was approved at one of the SMMUSD Board of Education meetings this summer following the departure of Dr. Regina Zurbano who ... Read More


Deciding on a major

Published on October 3rd, 2017 | by Pauline Gonzalez

Among the many stresses high school brings, for Samo seniors especially, what stands out most prominently is the college application process. Amidst a student’s large AP load and extracurriculars, the process can be quite daunting. It ... Read More


Construction history of Samo

Published on October 3rd, 2017 | by Giulia Trevellin

Walking around Samo, it is clear that the campus is a mix of various architectural designs created at many different times in history. In fact, since this location became Samo’s official campus in 1912, the campus ... Read More


Same gets a fall facelift

Published on October 3rd, 2017 | by Chelsea Seifer

Since the end of the 2016-17 school year, Samo has made some substantial changes in efforts to beautify its campus. Amidst the ongoing construction and installation of turf in the science quad, Samo will be expecting ... Read More


What did you do over the summer?

Published on October 3rd, 2017 | by Nora Farahdel

There are countless ways to spend summer vacation; spending time with friends, catching up on summer reading, going on vacations, or just relaxing at home.  Many students at Samo choose to participate in summer programs. There ... Read More


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Performing at graduation

Published on June 5th, 2017 | by Luna Kohut

As the end of the school year approaches, the senior class has been moving full speed ahead to the very end of their high school career, preparing for the event they have waited four years for: ... Read More

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