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Tobacco Laws

Published on October 28th, 2016 | by Gigi Grossman

On June 9, 2016, California became the second state in the country to raise the legal age of purchasing tobacco products from 18 to 21. This new law aims to reduce the number of smokers by ... Read More

Local News

Fire erupts during birthday celebration at Samo

Published on October 28th, 2016 | by Lilly Lecanu-Fayet

On Oct. 7, a fire in room H218 during sixth period led to an evacuation of the History building. A harmless potluck celebrating the birthday of French teacher David Gottlieb quickly turned sour, and the fire ... Read More

Campus Life

Fire Emergency sparks at Samo

Published on October 28th, 2016 | by Brandon Cohen

No one was hurt in the incident, and the room was as good as new by the next morning. The main lesson learned is that there is prevalent school policy that prohibits the use of stoves ... Read More

Campus Life

First Club Day of the Year 2016-2017

Published on October 28th, 2016 | by Jordan Steigelfest

On Friday, Oct. 21, hundreds of students from all grades gathered in the Innovation Quad to partake in Club Day. Club Day is an event put together by the Associated Student Body (ASB) which gives the ... Read More

Campus Life

Softball field returns to Samo

Published on October 18th, 2016 | by Joseph Kean

A softball field will finally be back at Samo, even if it means that the team has to share it. Last spring, SMMUSD officials came up with a plan to bring back a softball field at ... Read More

Blue Bulletin

Staff Turnover affects Samo

Published on September 30th, 2016 | by Lea Yamashiro

Amidst a time of vacant administrative spots and district-wide uncertainty in SMMUSD, the start of the 2016-2017 school year has shed light on the topic of teacher and staff turnover, a newly relevant and controversial topic ... Read More

Campus Life

Samo Airport expected to shutdown by 2018

Published on September 30th, 2016 | by Nathan Meadows

On August 23, after years of discussion and conflict, Santa Monica City Council dramatically resolved to shut down the Santa Monica Airport by 2018. The airport has been around since the 1920’s and is one of ... Read More

Blue Bulletin

7th and Michigan Gate Changes

Published on September 30th, 2016 | by Cate Sievers

Just last year, cars were able to access the main entrance of Samo from any direction. Entering the school was challenging, especially with everybody rushing to get the same place in a short amount of time. ... Read More


Lacrosse becomes CIF Sport

Published on October 31st, 2013 | by Staff 12-13

After years of parent petitions and student requests, it was finally announced on Sept. 12 that Samo will officially be administrating lacrosse as a CIF sport. This means that the high school administration has agreed to ... Read More

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