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US News Best High Schools 2019: Santa Monica School Makes List  Santa Monica, CA Patch

Santa Monica School Makes Elite US News List - Santa Monica, CA - U.S. News & World Report ranked more than 17000 schools, an increase from 2700 last ...



Santa Monica School Named Among Best Public High Schools In CA  Santa Monica, CA Patch

Santa Monica School Among Best CA High Schools - Santa Monica, CA - Niche includes traditional, charter and magnet schools in its 2019 list of Top California ...



Teacher Assaulted by Man With Stick Outside Samohi  Santa Monica Mirror

A teacher at Santa Monica Highschool (Samohi) was attacked on Tuesday morning by a man outside the school on 4th and Pico.



Samohi Collecting Formal Wear Donations For Prom Boutique  Santa Monica, CA Patch

Samohi Collecting Donations For Prom Boutique - Santa Monica, CA - Santa Monica High School is looking for dresses, suits, accessories and more to give to ...



Santa Monica High School Grads Can Get Free Enrollment At SMC  Santa Monica, CA Patch

High School Grads Can Get Free Enrollment At SMC - Santa Monica, CA - Recent grads from participating high schools may be eligible for free tuition and up to ...



SAMOHI Singers' Surreal Notre Dame Concert - SM  Santa Monica Mirror

The Santa Monica High School (SAMOHI) choir's concert at Notre Dame Cahtedral in Paris, France days before the April fire.



Cool Kid Mihret Melaku creates club at Santa Monica high school to encourage political discussion  KABC-TV

Santa Monica high school student Mihret Melaku says the last two years of political conflict in the U.S. have been a wake-up call for his young generation.



Samohi Gardening Club Will Plant 189 Trees, Shrubs On Campus  Santa Monica, CA Patch

Samohi Gardening Club To Plant 189 Trees, Shrubs - Santa Monica, CA - Students are tending to 89 trees and more than 100 shrubs to plant on campus when ...



Santa Monica High Choir Sang at Notre Dame Days Before Fire  Spectrum News 1

SANTA MONICA, Calif. – Just days before the iconic structure was seriously damaged by a catastrophic fire, the Santa Monica High School Choir sang inside ...



Santa Monica School Bond Measure Largely Bankrolled by Outside Firms  The Lookout News

By Jorge Casuso. October 4, 2018 -- About 80 percent of the money raised to support a record $485 million facilities bond for Santa Monica public schools has ...



School Security Scrutinized | News  Malibu Times

Security at Malibu and Santa Monica schools will soon be upgraded as national conversation continues to focus on student safety in light of increased school ...



Santa Monica Celebrates ArtsMonth, Announces 2019 Arts Leadership  Patch.com

Santa Monica Celebrates ArtsMonth - Santa Monica, CA - Santa Monica is partnering with ArtsforLA to demonstrate how the arts, culture, and creativity ...



Queen of the Setting Sun - SM  Santa Monica Mirror

In the latest SMa.r.t. column, Phil Brock writes about the big events planned this weekend for alumni of Santa Monica High School.



How a liberal Santa Monica high school produced a top Trump advisor and speechwriter  Los Angeles Times

Too-cool-for-school upper-class students at Santa Monica High School scoffed when administrators in 2002 reinstated a daily recitation of the pledge of.



Santa Monica Sees Nearly 9 Percent Spike in Part 1 Crimes  Santa Monica Mirror

SMPD Chief Cynthia Renaud gives crime update. By Sam Catanzaro. Over the past month, Santa Monica has experienced a string of high-profile crimes. In just ...



Samo Boys Basketball off to Hot Start  Santa Monica Mirror

The Santa Monica High School Vikings boys basketball team's 2018-2019 season has begun as well as could of possible planned as the squad has picked up ...



SAMO Football Wins for Homecoming Crowd - SM  Santa Monica Mirror

The Santa Monica High School football teams picks a win versus Hawthrone High School in front of a large homecoming crowd.



Santa Monica Arts Foundation Announces Leadership Award Winners  The Lookout News

April 16, 2019 -- Five local arts leaders will be recognized by the Santa Monica Arts Foundation next week for their support of the city's art scene.



Santa Monica Teens to Earn Eagle Scout Rank  Santa Monica Mirror

On January 27, 2019, five Santa Monica teenagers will be awarded the highest rank one can earn in the Boy Scouts of America. Riley Connor Furlong, Ryan ...



Samo Boys Basketball on Three-Game Win Streak  Santa Monica Mirror

The Santa Monica High School Vikings boys basketball team has gotten off to a hot streak this past week, winning three games in a row.



SMC Offers Free Enrollment and Vouchers for 2018 Graduates  Malibu Times

Santa Monica College (SMC) is now offering free enrollment for 2018 graduates of select schools, including Malibu High School, with its new college promise ...



SM Student's Perfect ACT Score - SM  Santa Monica Mirror

Rex Evans, a student at Santa Monica High, recently earned a perfect score on his ACT test, something that happens for less than 1% of students.



Coastal Commission Approves Civic Center Playing Field  The Lookout News

March 7, 2019 -- After a struggle that began with a request a quarter century ago and gained momentum a dozen years later, Samohi parents will finally get a ...



Civic Center Multipurpose Sports Field Scores Big at the Coastal Commission  Santa Monica Mirror

The California Coastal Comission has approved a multipurpose sports field for the City of Santa Monica Civic Center this week.



MHS Drops in California High School Ranking | News  Malibu Times

Malibu High School dropped from No. 57 to No. 125 among California high schools—still within the top five percent—in a U.S. News & World Report ranking ...



White House Adviser Stephen Miller’s Santa Monica High School Classmates Wonder ‘WTF?’  TheWrap

"This young man was lucky he wasn't beat up," a former school counselor tells TheWrap.



Santa Monica College Students Clean Up Former "Inkwell" Beach  The Lookout News

September 19, 2018 -- A group of some 550 volunteers organized by minority students from Santa Monica College helped clean up a once segregated stretch of ...



Santa Monica High School Ends Anti-Drug Program After Parents Find Scientology Link  CBS Los Angeles

SANTA MONICA (CBSLA.com) — Santa Monica High School canceled an anti-drug program after parents learned that it is affiliated with the church of ...



District to Determine if Franklin School Teacher Violated Trump Aide's Privacy Rights  The Lookout News

October 12, 2018 -- A Santa Monica public school teacher has been re-assigned while District officials determine if she violated privacy laws or polices by writing ...



School Board Candidates Answer Malibu's Questions | News  Malibu Times

On Wednesday, Oct. 10, Malibu students, parents, community members and teachers attended a Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District Board of ...



Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony Kicks of Santa Monica Holiday Season Friday  The Lookout News

November 29, 2018 -- It will be snowing in Santa Monica when the City rings in the holiday season with the lighting of the official Christmas tree Friday evening ...



Santa Monica High School Retires Number of Former Football Player Who Was Killed in February  KTLA

The announcer called the name over the loudspeaker as the Santa Monica High Vikings entered Corsair Stadium at Santa Monica College for their first football ...



Santa Monica Mourns Death of Third Samohi Student in Six Months  The Lookout News

March 22, 2017 -- Santa Monica was in mourning Wednesday as the community tried to cope with news of a 15-year-old Samohi student falling three floors ...



Second Student At Santa Monica High Dies Of Unknown Illness  Patch.com

Second Student At Samohi Dies Of Unknown Illness - Santa Monica, CA - Doctors said Kelly Cano's illness is not believed to be Norovirus, according to Cano's ...



Santa Monica High School Wins National Ocean Sciences Bowl  The Lookout News

By Lookout Staff. April 25, 2017 -- Students from Santa Monica High School took home the top prize this weekend in the 20th Annual National Ocean Sciences ...



Santa Monica High School Students Query Astronauts in Earth-to-Space Skype Session  The Lookout News

October 30, 2017 -- In a first, Santa Monica students queried two astronauts on the International Space Station via Skype Monday, learning about the rigors of ...



Beverly Hills School Named Among Best Public High Schools In CA  Beverly Hills, CA Patch

Beverly Hills School Among Best CA High Schools - Beverly Hills, CA - Niche includes traditional, charter and magnet schools in its 2019 list of Top California ...



Two Santa Monica Girl Scouts Commit to a South-of-the-Border Community  Santa Monica Daily Press

Santa Monica, CA, USA and Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico, November 14, 2018 – Miraclestar Doby and Fiona Taylor of Girl Scout Troop #28935 heard about ...



43-Year-Old Man Convicted of Fatally Shooting Santa Monica Teen After Chance Encounter, Brief Argument  KTLA Los Angeles

A man faces up to 40 years to life in prison after a jury convicted him of the fatal 2017 shooting of a recent Santa Monica High School graduate, authorities said.



Man Sentenced to 40 Years to Life in Prison for Murder of Santa Monica Teen  KTLA Los Angeles

A judge sentenced a Los Angeles man to 40 years to life in prison Friday for the fatal shooting of a Santa Monica teen during an argument last year, authorities ...



La Cañada School Named Among Best Public High Schools In CA  Patch.com

La Cañada School Among Best CA High Schools - La Cañada Flintridge, CA - Niche includes traditional, charter and magnet schools in its 2019 list of Top ...



DocDrew's Swish Issue 8, Volume 2 - SM  Santa Monica Mirror

Welcome to the ninth issue of volume two of Swish, a weekly periodical with recaps and photos of Santa Monica YMCA youth basketball games, and other ...



Santa Monica High School Student Dies After Falling From Apartment Building While on LSD: Officials  KTLA

A 15-year-old Santa Monica High student died over the weekend after trying the drug LSD and falling from an apartment building, school officials said Monday.



Santa Monica High School graduate killed; family seeks answers  KABC-TV

The family of Juan Castillo is seeking answers after the 18-year-old Santa Monica High School graduate was shot and killed.



SAMO Tennis Falls in Second Round of Playoffs  Santa Monica Mirror

Vikings drop close match to Calabasas. By Chad Winthrop. All good things must come to an end, including the Santa Monica High School Vikings boys tennis ...



Malibu Residents Returning Home After Woolsey Fire Get Better Look at Damage  KTLA Los Angeles

Malibu residents are getting a better look at the damage from the Woolsey Fire as locals began returning to their homes Tuesday. Firefighters were still at work ...



Santa Monica's Sen. Ben Allen Presented National Arts Leadership Honor  Santa Monica Mirror

California State Senator Ben Allen, who was born and raised in Santa Monica, has been presented with a national award for the arts.



Pasadena’s plan to give a part of its sales tax to schools is modeled after Santa Monica — here’s how it works  The Pasadena Star-News

In addition to a measure asking Pasadena voters if the city should raise its sales tax by 0.75 percent, there will be another, perhaps more confusing one on the ...



Displaced by Woolsey Fire, Malibu Families Gather for a Meal and Hugs  KTLA Los Angeles

Jacqueline and Juliette Laplante, 16-year-old twins, wanted to wait in the car. But their father, Leo, coaxed them into the Santa Monica High School cafeteria.



Rain prompts evacuations, school closures in Malibu  KABC-TV

Malibu residents are preparing for more rain and potential mudslides as a series of storms continues to hit Southern California this week.



Students Protest at Santa Monica City Hall on Anniversary of Columbine Shooting  The Corsair

Hundreds of middle and high school students, as well as community members, and Santa Monica College students converged on Santa Monica City Hall this ...



Danville School Named Among Best Public High Schools In CA  Danville, CA Patch

MVHS Named Among Best Public High Schools In CA - Danville, CA - Niche includes traditional, charter and magnet schools in its 2019 list of Top California ...



Santa Monica High Under Lockdown Update: One Suspect in Custody, Possible Accomplices Still On the Loose  Patch.com

Samohi Lockdown Lifted, Robbery Suspect in Custody - Santa Monica, CA - The lockdown was lifted around 2:30 p.m. One suspect was in custody but police ...



Thirty High School Seniors Awarded $1.2 Million in Scholarships From Edison International  Lasentinel

Thirty high school seniors from the class of 2019 have been named Edison Scholars and will be awarded $1.2 million in scholarships to dream big and power ...



Santa Monica-Malibu Ranked Among California's Top School Districts  The Lookout News

August 22, 2017 -- The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District has been ranked 29th on the 2018 list of Best School Districts in California by national ...



DocDrew's Swish Issue 6, Volume 2 - SM  Santa Monica Mirror

By Dr. Paul Drew. Welcome to the sixth issue of volume two of Swish, a weekly periodical with recaps and photos of Santa Monica YMCA youth basketball ...



Top 100 Public High Schools In CA For 2019  Fremont, CA Patch

Top 100 Public High Schools In CA For 2019 - Fremont, CA - Niche includes traditional, charter and magnet schools in its 2019 list of Top California Public High ...



VIDEO: California rain transforms Malibu street into raging river; evacuations lifted  KABC-TV

A street in Malibu was transformed into a raging river as a powerful storm unleashed torrential rain across the region on Saturday.



Rivalry Turns Racist Between Beverly Hills, Santa Monica Students  Patch.com

SANTA MONICA, CA – A Beverly Hills High School student sparked outrage after posting a photo of Santa Monica High School cheerleaders online with the ...



Temecula School Named Among Best Public High Schools In CA  Temecula, CA Patch

Temecula School Named Among Best Public Schools - Temecula, CA - Niche includes traditional, charter and magnet schools in its 2019 list of Top California ...



Updated: Mandatory Evacuation Order Issued for Parts of Woolsey Fire Burn Area  Malibu Times

Update: Jan. 15, 5:53 p.m.]: The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District has canceled classes for Wednesday, Jan. 16. This marks the second day in a row ...



School Board Fills Two Top Positions on Santa Monica Campuses  The Lookout News

August 18, 2017 -- A former Inglewood high school principal has been hired by the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District (SMMUSD) Board as a new ...



Man Found Guilty of Juan Castillo Murder  Santa Monica Mirror

Los Angeles man Sherwin Mendoza Espinosa found guilty in the 2017 murder of Santa Monica High School graduate Juan Castillo.



103rd Annual Dudley Cup Serves Up Action  Santa Monica Mirror

The 103rd Annual Dudley Cup tennis tournament, hosted by the Santa Monica Tennis Collective (SMTC) serves up junior tennis action on the Westside.



Rick Springfield to Headline Annual Santa Monica-Malibu Education Foundation Concert  The Lookout News

January 25, 2018 -- Grammy-award winning singer and songwriter Rick Springfield will headline the Santa Monica-Malibu Education Foundation's 13th annual ...



Santa Monica High Honors Senior Class Of 2015 At Grad Night:  Santa Monica Mirror

Santa Monica High School celebrated the graduation of its 678 seniors earlier this month during its “Greekin' the Nite Away” Grad Night on June 4. Twenty-three ...



One Newcomer and Four Incumbents Round Out School Board Candidates  Malibu Times

Only one newcomer has thrown her hat into the ring alongside a full slate of four incumbents for this fall's Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District Board of ...



Santa Monica High School Students Picked Up More Than 40000 Cigarette Butts to Win the LA County Science Fair Los Angeles Magazine  LA Magazine

Martin Liu, Kimberly Fuentes, and Zoe Parcells may have more experience with cigarettes than most smokers. According to the Santa Monica Mirror, the Santa ...



Parents agonize: ‘Did our son really have to die?’  The Mercury News

First of two parts. See Part 2 here. Brandon Nelson loved to fix things. When his mother's computer froze up with a weird error message, he scoured the Internet ...



Whale Woes | Actor DUI | Courtroom Meltdown | LA Today  Patch.com

Whale Woes | Actor DUI | Courtroom Meltdown - Venice-Mar Vista, CA - MLB Opening Day: Tickets, World Series Odds | Plastic Straw, Cutlery Ban Takes Effect ...



Stephen Miller Is An Immigration Hypocrite, Uncle Says  Santa Monica, CA Patch

Stephen Miller's An 'Immigration Hypocrite': Uncle - Santa Monica, CA - The chief architect behind Donald Trump's immigration policies has a family history ...



Dance Studio No 1: Training Santa Monica Dancers for Over 20 years  Santa Monica Mirror

By Staff Writer. Established in 1992, Dance Studio No 1 (DS1) has been a committed member of the West Los Angeles and Santa Monica communities for over ...



In Southern California, Citizen Firefighters Battle to Save Their Homes from the Blaze  The New Yorker

Dana Goodyear writes on the efforts by local residents in Malibu, California, to protect their community from the Woolsey Fire.



Dance Studio No. 1's “Nutcracker Twist” - SM  Santa Monica Mirror

Local, preeminent dance school, Dance Studio No. 1 (DS1), presented their “Nutcracker Twist” at Barnum Hall-Santa Monica High School on December 8 and 9.



Deadly Woolsey Fire claims a third life, now 97,620 acres and 47% contained  CBS 8 San Diego

Fire crews appeared to make major progress Tuesday on the deadly Woolsey Fire in Los Angeles and Ventura counties, with a series of evacuation orders lifted, ...



Santa Monica High Welcomes New Football Coach  Santa Monica Mirror

Santa Monica High would like to welcome its new football coach, Matt Kirk. Kirk was welcomed with a dinner on the 20th, which was attended by players and ...



Best Of the Westside: Services  Argonaut Online

Posted by The Argonaut | Sep 26, 2018 | Best of the Westside | 0 |. Hoping to surprise Travis with a gift, Emily selects a custom frame for one of her paintings at ...



Former Santa Monica High Football Player Paralyzed on Field Seeks Help Realizing Goal of Driving  KTLA

Cody Williams' life changed forever in a split-second in 2009, when he was a varsity football player at Santa Monica High School. Under the lights of a Friday ...



Allegations Run Rife as Drugs Suspected in Samohi Baseball Team:  Santa Monica Mirror

By Sebastian Lopez. Three baseball players from the Santa Monica High School baseball team have been suspended for one week and six baseball games ...



Let The Softball Games Begin! - SM  Santa Monica Mirror

Celebrations Wednesday, Feb. 14, as Santa Monica High School (Samo) Girls Varisty Softball team officially opened a new softball field with new scoreboard on ...



Mandatory Evacuation Order In Effect for Woolsey Fire Areas  Spectrum News 1

Hundreds of residents living near the scene of November's Woolsey fire were issued mandatory evacuation orders on Tuesday in order to prevent them from ...



When It Rains, It Pours: UTLA teachers go on strike against LAUSD  The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The streets were a sea of red. As Aaron Rovinsky (University High School '19) maneuvered his car down crowded boulevards in downtown Los Angeles, ...



Samohi Theatre to Present “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying”  Santa Monica Mirror

Coming soon, Santa Monica High School Theatre takes us back to the 60's and brings to the Barnum Hall stage the Tony and Pulitzer Prize winning musical ...



California Storm Shuts PCH in Malibu and Triggers Mudslide Fears  Deadline

A powerful storm roared through Southern California Saturday, flooding streets and prompting authorities to shut down parts of Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu.



Powerful storm hits California, prompting evacuations and road closures  FOX 10 News Phoenix

A new storm moved into Southern California Saturday morning, bringing heavy rain and winds, shutting down roads and freeways, threatening mud and debris ...



Two New House Principals Start Work At Santa Monica High School:  Santa Monica Mirror

The SMMUSD Board of Education approved the appointments of two new Santa Monica High School house principals at its Wednesday, July 15 regular ...



Fourth Santa Monica Teenager Dead Since October  The Lookout News

April 12, 2017 -- A 17-year-old-girl whose body was found on the banks of the Los Angeles River in Long Beach Thursday has been identified as a Santa ...



Santa Monica Parents To Get Dose Of Reality On How Teens Party  Patch.com

Parents To Show How Teens Really Act At Parties - Santa Monica, CA - Two SaMo teens have died from drug-related causes and organizers hope this event will ...



Porter Ranch Students Named National Merit Scholars  Northridge, CA Patch

LA County Students Named National Merit Scholars - Northridge-Chatsworth, CA - Two Porter Ranch students were named among the the nation's top students ...



Eagle Scouting in Santa Monica - SM  Santa Monica Mirror

On June 10, 2018, three Santa Monica teenagers will be awarded the highest rank one can earn in the Boy Scouts of America. Zachary Forsyte, Michael Shi, ...



Obituary: Dmitri Wood | Obituaries  Malibu Times

Dmitri Wood, president of Malibu Refrigeration and Santa Monica Heating and Air Conditioning, died on Sept. 20.



California Mudslides 2019: Heavy Rains Force Residents to Evacuate From Wildfire-Ravaged Neighborhoods  Newsweek

From the Woolsey Fire to the Woolsey Storm, Southern California is getting socked by Mother Nature again. On Monday, the first of a trio of Pacific storms ...



Santa Monica freeway cap plan moving forward  Curbed LA

A years-old proposal to cap the 10 freeway near its Santa Monica terminus is part of a plan that will soon be considered by the city of Santa Monica, reports the ...



Illinois Basketball: Antwan January backs away from Illini commitment  Writing Illini

The Illinois basketball team lost a member of the family on Sunday. Antwan January announced he is backing away from his Illini commitment.



Students Show Out in Force for Youth Climate Strike  The Corsair

The sun was shining high as 19-year-old college student D Garcia made her way up the incline of 1st Street in Downtown Los Angeles (DTLA). Finally a warm ...



2019 National Merit Scholarship List: California  Walnut Creek, CA Patch

2019 National Merit Scholarship List: California - Walnut Creek, CA - Here's the complete list of California students awarded $2500 scholarships.



City Proposes Six Options for Santa Monica Civic Center Sports Field  The Lookout News

June 22, 2017 -- What started as a call from Santa Monica High School parents and others for a temporary, inexpensive playing field on a Civic Center parking ...



Annual Samohi All-Class Reunion Picnic Returns This Saturday:  Santa Monica Mirror

The Santa Monica High School Alumni Association's 26th Annual All-Class Picnic will be held this Saturday, June 13 from 10 am to 2 pm in the Quad at Santa ...



Holiday Event Guide: Westwood, Century City & Nearby 2018  Patch.com

Holiday Event Guide: Westwood-Century City, Nearby - Westwood-Century City, CA - When & where to find Christmas tree & menorah lightings, Nutcrackers, ...



Monster Storm Brings 80 MPH Winds, Forces Evacuations  Hollywood, CA Patch

Storm Brings 80 MPH Winds, Forces Evacuations - Hollywood, CA - Residents in the Malibu, Hollywood Hills and Agoura Hills area were forced to evacuate as ...



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