Monday, September 25, 2017

Education

How to Get Your School Work and Assignments Organized

Learning how to focus and get something done is about more than just good grades — it’s the foundation for success in life. Mastering the skills of getting organized, staying focused, and seeing work through to the end will help in just about everything you do. Get Organized Organization is the first step. It makes everything else a little easier. …

Read More »

Guardians of the World: Young Victors of the CSAW Competition

By Yasmeen Alshabasy On November 14th at 2 o’clock, John Doe was found dead in his apartment, and there was a breach at a retail store, Bullseye. There were no visible clues, but an Android mobile phone was collected at the scene and passed to Umesh Padia, Kent Ma and Jonathan Ni for forensic analysis. They knew that Black Collar …

Read More »

College Plans? Researching Information to Make the Right Choice

“So, what are you doing after graduation?” Many juniors and seniors get bored answering that question over and over. Whether your plans include college, heading straight for the workforce, or taking a year off, here are some practical tips to prepare yourself for the journey. Going to College Some people know from an early age exactly what they want to …

Read More »

Research Made Easy

5 Ways to Make Online Research Easier Going online to do research when you’re writing papers and doing projects is a no-brainer. But all of the choices at your fingertips can seem overwhelming sometimes. Knowing how to evaluate and choose online resources can help you avoid headaches and wasted time. Here are 5 ways to make researching online as easy …

Read More »

NY Student Accepted to All Eight Ivy League Schools

Kwasi Enin, a 17-year-old from Long Island, NY, was accepted to all eight of the most prestigious universities in the U.S., otherwise known as the Ivy League. Enin, who is a senior at William Floyd High School, thought he would get into one or two of the universities, but not all eight. These include Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Harvard, Princeton, …

Read More »

Freshman Thomas Named Winner of Local VFW Patriotic Audio Essay Competition

Santa Margarita Catholic High School Freshman Kate Thomas of Mission Viejo was presented a check and a certificate by VFW Post 6024 of Mission Viejo Trustee, Dick Vaughn, for her first place VFW Patriotic Audio Essay. Thomas is now in the running for the State of California award and if she wins that she moves on to national competition and …

Read More »

Scholar Athlete Carlye Cunningham

Laguna Hills High School Golfing athlete, Carlye Cunningham, displays an exceptional work ethic on and off the field with a 4.30 GPA. Cunnigham’s classes include Honors Humanities, Anatomy, and Statistics, and is the class vice president, president of the school’s Best Buddies Club, and a member of the California Scholastic Federation. Cunningham is also active in the National Charity League.

Read More »

WWII Vets Provide First-Hand Perspective to SMCHS US History Class

SMCHS History teacher Scott McIntosh and his World War II classes were given the opportunity to hear first-hand reflections from World War II veterans RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, CA. – For the 5th consecutive year, History teacher Scott McIntosh provided his World War II classes the opportunity to hear first-hand experiences from three war veterans, from different military branches. Larry McCook, …

Read More »

Santa Margarita Catholic High School Student Athletes Commit

11 Athletes Commit on NCAA Signing Day 11 athletes from Santa Margarita Catholic High School made their futures evident on Wednesday, Nov. 14, as they officially signed letters of intent or celebrated their commitment to attend colleges across the country for their sport. Nov. 14 marks the first day that high school seniors could sign scholarship papers for the following sports: …

Read More »

Dreaming of an NCAA Scholarship? How OC Students Get it Done

The average high school student juggles essential academic classes, extracurricular activities, time devoted to sports and social life in order to get into college. A select few students take it even further by working hard to become the best athletes possible — with the ultimate goal of winning a college sports scholarship. It’s not an easy path, but many OC …

Read More »