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Palentine’s Day

Published on February 15th, 2018 | by Yvonne Liu

(Article by Yvonne Liu and Kimiya Aframian)   If you’re single on Valentine’s Day, join the millions of other high school students searching for an reassuring way to celebrate their independence and friendship with others. Valentine’s ... Read More


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Three Samo Students Named Posse Scholars

Published on February 9th, 2018 | by Yvonne Liu

In 1989, education strategist Deborah Bial created one of the most exclusive and distinguished college access and youth leadership development programs in the United States: The Posse Foundation.   The Posse Foundation is a nationwide organization ... Read More


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Winter Rally: are you a survivor?

Published on February 9th, 2018 | by Gigi Grossman

On Jan. 19, Samo students were transported to the Polynesian Islands for the winter survivor-themed Pep Rally. In the days leading up to the rally, students showed their school pride by participating in the survivor spirit ... Read More


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Daniel Pacheco speaks to Junior English classes

Published on February 9th, 2018 | by Lilly Lecanu-Fayet

On Thursday, Jan. 11, the Spanish immersion classes and select AP Language classes watched Daniel Pacheco speak about the work he does to help end violence in an area that has been devastated by gang violence. ... Read More


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Samo undergoes WASC accreditation renewal process

Published on February 9th, 2018 | by Cate Sievers

The Samo staff breathed a collective sigh of relief Wednesday afternoon as the WASC visiting committee presentation summarizing the school’s strengths and targets for growth was finally over.   Though the visiting committee for WASC (Western ... Read More


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I House Principal Markussen moves on to Culver Middle

Published on February 9th, 2018 | by Tupelo Sullivan

Samo said goodbye to I House Principal Julie Markussen Wednesday, Jan. 31.  Markussen, who had been a member of the staff since 2015 has taken a new position as assistant principal at Culver Middle School.   ... Read More


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Samo administration calibrates new attendance policy

Published on February 9th, 2018 | by Chelsea Seifer

Due to copious complaints from parents over the past school year, administrators decided to modify the attendance policy and the protocol for Super Saturday. Students are now allowed 12 class absences; additionally, attendance at Super Saturday ... Read More


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Beloved Joe Johnson hospitalized

Published on December 15th, 2017 | by Chloe Forssell

The Samo community is rallying to help their beloved security guard, Joe Johnson, heal in any way possible after suffering a stroke in his sleep two weeks ago. While doctors are doing their best to speed ... Read More


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New Assistant Superintendent

Published on December 15th, 2017 | by Chloe Forssell

On Nov. 15, the SMMUSD instated Melody Canady as the new Assistant Superintendent of Business and Fiscal Services on the board of education. With her reputable background in the field of education, SMMUSD has confidence that ... Read More


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