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Costume contest

Published on November 14th, 2017 | by Emma Preston

To promote Halloween spirit, on Oct. 31, Samo hosted it’s annual costume contest in front of Barnum Hall at lunch. Students came to observe the various creative costumes created by their fellow students.  The lawn was ... Read More


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Homecoming carnival

Published on November 14th, 2017 | by Yvonne Liu

On October 25, an extended lunch was given for Samo students to enjoy the numerous activities at the Homecoming Carnival. That Wednesday, students were released after their third period for an hour long lunch. The day ... Read More


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Bomb threats target Samo

Published on November 14th, 2017 | by Emma Preston

On Friday, Oct. 20, students were alarmed to hear the announcement that Samo received a bomb threat earlier that afternoon and were to evacuate campus immediately. During fifth period, word spread around quickly that a few ... Read More


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October Heat Wave

Published on November 14th, 2017 | by Giulia Trevellin

On Oct. 24, Samo students were excused by the district to leave school early, due to the record-breaking heat wave taking place in Santa Monica, when temperatures rose to over 101 degrees. In addition, on Oct. ... Read More


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Mrs. Pust: Forever in our hearts

Published on November 14th, 2017 | by Lea Yamashiro

On Nov. 9, the culminating day of Veterans’ Spirit Week, Samo students clad in Disney gear, Dodger jerseys and pink celebrated one of its own:  Jennifer Pust. Pust died from metastatic breast cancer Sunday October 29. ... Read More


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Bill Nye says “hi”

Published on November 14th, 2017 | by Chelsea Seifer

This past veteran’s day, while others were grilling, Mr. Kay’s Honors Biology, Marine Biology, and Santa Monica College Biology students met Bill Nye. “I originally heard about it when I saw on my facebook feed that ... Read More


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SMMUSD: district split

Published on November 14th, 2017 | by Emma Preston

The SMMUSD Board of Education (BOE) held a meeting on Oct. 30, 2017 devoted to discussing the issue of a potential district split, where they would weigh out the benefits and downfalls of a potential split. ... Read More


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New building naming contest

Published on November 14th, 2017 | by Chelsea Seifer

As the 35-year renovating plan for Samo progresses, ASB announced in early October, a contest to all Samo homerooms. A contest to name the new building that will go in place of what is now the ... Read More


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Samo’s 25 year construction plan for future

Published on November 14th, 2017 | by Ferran Gonzalez

Since the establishment of Samo there has been constant construction in order to make the school a more pleasant place. Now, after more than 100 years in constant operation, the school’s construction plan has begun to ... Read More


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