Feature Articles



Traveling Teachers

Published on March 20th, 2014 | by Francine Rios-fetchko

The Samo faculty is a well-traveled group. Here, some of Samo’s most adventurous teachers share their experiences voyaging to all ends of the Earth.   Chon Lee Lee has received travel grant scholarships that enable him to travel ... Read More



Teachers’ After Hours

Published on March 4th, 2014 | by Francine Rios-fetchko

As elementary school students grab their rolling backpacks and prepare to go home, they see their teachers huddled at their desks and imagine the secret bedroom hidden behind the classroom where they undoubtedly retreat to every ... Read More


2th Paste Virtual Business Stand

ROP’s Virtual Businesses Through the Years

Published on February 28th, 2014 | by Francine Rios-fetchko

From extreme sports to toothpaste, Samo’s Virtual Business program has been churning out surprising and innovative models for businesses galore. Samo’s prestigious Regional Occupational Program (ROP) Virtual Business program has many interesting and innovative ideas for ... Read More


What's up, doc?

What’s up, doc?

Published on February 12th, 2014 | by Staff 12-13

If there’s one shoe that’s seen it all, it’s Dr. Marten, also known as Docs, started as boots for working men. Soon they transitioned into an essential part of the skinhead look, the British subculture of working ... Read More


Crazy Scholarships

Crazy $cholarships

Published on February 11th, 2014 | by Francine Rios-fetchko

Although searching for college grants can be intimidating, if brave enough to dive into the depths of the world of scholarships, one might stumble upon some unusual and even ridiculous gems... Read More


Samo musicians take YoungArts

Samo musicians take YoungArts

Published on February 11th, 2014 | by Lillian Graham

If you have attended any pep rally or scrolled through Facebook, you’ve probably heard the highly talented voices of Quinn D’Andrea’s (’14) and Jennifer Gsell (’14). The National YoungArts Foundation recently accepted both students into the ... Read More


Interlochen Center for the Arts

Have an artsy summer

Published on February 10th, 2014 | by Benjamin Ross

When Samo student Annabel Renshaw (’16) attended the Interlochen Center for the Arts — an intensive art camp located in Interlochen, MI — last summer, it turned out to be one of the best decisions she ever made. Not only did she take serious dance classes, but she interacted with many other students her age with a similar drive... Read More


Students Cashel O'Malley ('16) and Caragh Tiernan ('14) perform in "Noises Off," the show that several alumni attended.

Alumni contributions

Published on December 16th, 2013 | by Bianca Gonzalez

As you sit through that band concert or play or hurry off to speaker presentations on Career Day, little do you know how much influence Samo alumni has had on these events. Theater Many of Samo’s ... Read More

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