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Jonah Mathews (4) is instrumental to Samohi's success in the postseason.

Sports, Samohi, Basketball, Santa Monica, Pacifica Christian

Local Players Make All-CIF Basketball Squad

Posted Apr. 9, 2014, 7:10 am

Some local basketball players were named to the All-CIF Southern Section 2013-14 teams. From the Westside, it was Shanon Volpis from Pacifica Christian. When you have a player like Windward’s Jordin Canada on your side of town, it is easy to get overlooked.

News, Samohi, Santa Monica, Smmusd

SMMUSD Superintendent Sandra Lyon: I Regret My Statements Misconstrued

Posted Apr. 8, 2014, 9:01 am

I regret that my statements issued on Friday have been misconstrued by many people reacting through social media and the press.

Santa Monica High School wrestling coach Mark Black with student Jessica Walker in February 2013.

News, Samohi, Santa Monica

Online Petition To Reinstate Santa Monica High Teacher Reaches 3,500 Signatures

Posted Apr. 7, 2014, 9:34 am

An online petition to reinstate a Santa Monica High School teacher involved in a physical altercation with a student has collected more than 3,500 signatures while a Facebook group "We Support Coach Black of Samohi" has passed 10,000 members.

News, Samohi, Santa Monica

Santa Monica High Teacher Placed On Leave After Fight With Student

Posted Apr. 4, 2014, 7:17 pm

A Santa Monica High School teacher has been placed on leave and an investigation is under way following a physical altercation with a student inside a classroom on Friday.

Elective credits will be granted to lacrosse-playing students at Samohi.

News, Sports, Samohi, Santa Monica

Lacrosse To Become An Elective At Santa Monica High School

Posted Apr. 4, 2014, 11:09 am

The Santa Monica-Malibu School District (SMMUSD) Board of Education voted unanimously Thursday night to incorporate boys and girls lacrosse into the curriculum at Santa Monica High School.

News, Samohi, Music, Santa Monica

Santa Monica High School Jazz Bands Receive High Marks At Festival

Posted Mar. 30, 2014, 6:00 am

Santa Monica High School’s Jazz Band 1, 2, and Combo competed at the Newbury Park High School Jazz Festival on Saturday, March 22.

Team Marine students from Santa Monica High School outside the Capitol building in Sacramento.

News, Samohi, Santa Monica

Santa Monica High Students Lobby For Environmental Change In Sacramento

Posted Mar. 29, 2014, 7:40 am

Santa Monica High School’s Team Marine students last weekend and early this week were busy “eco-educating and eco-activating” themselves at back-to-back events.

Santa Monica Singers Named YoungArts Winners: Quinn D’Andrea (left) and Jennifer Gsell.

News, Samohi, Music, Santa Monica

Santa Monica High Singers Named YoungArts Winners

Posted Mar. 5, 2014, 9:04 am

Jennifer Gsell and Quinn D’Andrea have been named winners of the National YoungArts Foundation’s 2014 YoungArts competition in the discipline of popular voice. They are both seniors that attend Santa Monica High School and met in the high school’s choir department directed by Mr. Jeffe Hulls.

Santa Monica High School senior Ryan Roberts was selected as a Spotlight Awards semifinalist based on his oboe audition in the classical instrumental category.

Samohi, Seven Days, Music, Santa Monica

Talented Santa Monica High Students Shine At Music Center Spotlight Awards

Posted Feb. 27, 2014, 8:08 am

The Music Center, one of the largest and most renowned performing arts centers in the nation, has announced 124 talented Southern Californian high school students as semifinalists of its 26th Annual Spotlight Awards.

Samohi's Mikhail Brown battles for a rebound against Rancho Cucamonga. The Vikings ended their season with a 74-56 defeat at home.

Sports, Samohi, Basketball, Santa Monica, Playoffs

End Of The Road For Samohi's Basketball Ride

Posted Feb. 27, 2014, 6:19 am

Hopes for Santa Monica High to repeat as CIF boys basketball champs were abruptly dashed by a visiting Rancho Cucamonga team on Tuesday, Feb. 25. Rancho Cucamonga took the lead in all four quarters to roll to a 74-56 CIF-SS Division 1AA win against Samohi.

Sports, Samohi, Crossroads, Santa Monica, Pacifica Christian

Local Teams Continue Playoff Push

Posted Feb. 25, 2014, 7:28 am

The playoff scene continues for local basketball teams as Samohi, Crossroads and Pacifica Christian all get in gear for another round of postseason play. Samohi (17-10), which easily defeated Montebello on Friday, will take on Rancho Cucamonga at home tonight at 7.p.m. Crossroads (19-5), which barely escaped with a 60-52 win against Providence, will go up against Windward (20-8) on their home court tonight at 7 p.m. as well.

Samohi's Matt Tapia getting in on the action against Montebello.

Sports, Samohi, Basketball, Santa Monica, Playoffs

Samohi Boys Basketball Team Cruises To First Round Playoff Win

Posted Feb. 24, 2014, 5:55 am

Samohi senior Matt Tapia made a bit of school history when he tossed in a “buzzer beater” basket in the final second’s of the Vikings' 76-45 first round playoff win against Montebello. In the last five minutes of the game, a roar came up from the stands as the student body loudly chanted: “ We Want Matt, We Want Matt.”

A surf competition will be held this Saturday and Sunday in Santa Monica with local surfers such as Chloe Kleinman.

Samohi, Seven Days, Beach, Santa Monica, Surfing

Santa Monica Schools To Host Scholastic Surf Series Competition This Weekend

Posted Feb. 20, 2014, 8:45 am

Santa Monica's best young competitive surfers from Lincoln Middle School, John Adams Middle School, and Santa Monica High School will host the Scholastic Surf Series Competition this weekend.

Samohi's Jonah Mathews (4) goes up to block a layup attempt by a Beverly Hills player during an Ocean League contest at Santa Monica High School's gymnasium. Beverly Hills defeated Samohi 58-45 Friday, Feb.7.

Sports, Samohi, Crossroads, Soccer, Basketball, Santa Monica, New Roads School, Pacifica Christian, St. Monica High School

Postseason Comes For Local Santa Monica School Teams

Posted Feb. 19, 2014, 2:31 am

It's showtime for the local schools engaging in the postseason. The real season is here. And its time to get this party started as some would say. Boys and girls basketball teams are in play this week, beginning tonight.

Jonah Mathews (4) is instrumental to Samohi's success in the postseason.

Sports, Samohi, Basketball, Santa Monica

Samohi Boys Basketball Close Out Ocean League With Consecutive Wins

Posted Feb. 17, 2014, 6:37 am

After dropping its second Ocean League game to Beverly Hills High School on Feb. 7, thee Santa Monica High School boys’ basketball team rebounded to close the regular season with victories against Morningside and Hawthorne.

The Stairway of Stars choir concert was held Friday night at Barnum Hall. A band concert will be held Tuesday, Feb. 11 while an orchestra concert will be held this Thursday, Feb. 13.

News, Samohi, Music, Santa Monica, Smmusd

One Stairway Of Stars Concert Complete, Two More To Go This Week

Posted Feb. 9, 2014, 9:45 am

The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District will continue its 65th Annual Stairway of Stars concert series this Tuesday and Thursday nights at Barnum Hall on the campus of Santa Monica High School.

Grammy-nominee pianist, composer, and arranger John Beasley.

News, Samohi, Seven Days, Music, Santa Monica

Grammy Nominee John Beasley To Perform At SMMUSD's Stairway Of Stars

Posted Feb. 9, 2014, 9:19 am

The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District’s coveted “Stairway Honor Award Recipient” is this year being awarded to the Beasley Family.

Samohi's Jonah Mathews (4) goes up to block a layup attempt by a Beverly Hills player during an Ocean League contest at Santa Monica High School's gymnasium. Beverly Hills defeated Samohi 58-45 Friday, Feb.7.

Sports, Samohi, Basketball, Santa Monica

Beverly Hills Top Samohi Basketball In Ocean League Play

Posted Feb. 8, 2014, 5:59 pm

The second Ocean League showdown of the season between the Santa Monica High School boys basketball team and Beverly Hills High School could not have started worse for the Vikings Friday night. With sole possession of first place on the line, Samohi didn't just get out of the gate slow, it found itself stuck in the mud in the first quarter.

Left to right: Bruce Kiesling, Dr. Thomas Lee, and Dr. Albert J. Mcneil.

Samohi, Seven Days, Music, Santa Monica

65th Annual Stairway Of Stars Returns Tonight To Santa Monica High School

Posted Feb. 7, 2014, 6:57 am

The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District presents the 65th Annual Stairway of Stars, a three-part series of concerts that starts tonight and will continue Tuesday and Thursday nights at Barnum Hall on the campus of Santa Monica High School.

Sports, Samohi, Basketball, Santa Monica

Santa Monica High Boys Basketball Team To Test Beverly Hills

Posted Feb. 5, 2014, 2:50 pm

The regular season for high school basketball ends next week. The Santa Monica boys’ basketball team more than likely will be playing beyond that.

Santa Monica player Mikhail Brown (3) goes in for two points against Morningside. Samoihi defeated Morningside 67-38.

Sports, Samohi, Basketball, Santa Monica, Ocean League

Samohi Boys Basketball Team Cruise To Easy Win Over Morningside

Posted Jan. 28, 2014, 7:12 am

After dropping a 55-47 decision to Beverly Hills High School, the Santa Monica High School boys basketball team rebounded with an easy win against another Ocean League opponent Friday night.

Danielle Belen will be the soloist at New West Symphony’s three performances this weekend.

Samohi, Seven Days, Music, Santa Monica

New West Symphony Presents Santa Monica Concert On Sunday

Posted Jan. 24, 2014, 9:24 am

New West Symphony concertmaster Danielle Belen will be the soloist for the third Masterpiece Series concert of the 2013/2014 season, which will be held in Santa Monica on Sunday.

Samohi's Jonah Mathews (4) watches as Culver City's Isaac Girley go up for a shot in the Ocean League contest played at Culver City High School.

Sports, Samohi, Basketball, Culver City, Ocean League

Samohi earns win against Culver City

Posted Jan. 22, 2014, 5:49 am

The road back to glory is usually a hard one to navigate. The Santa Monica boys’ basketball team is learning that lesson. A year removed from being crowned as kings of CIF Southern Section Division 1, Samohi has found out that it is much more difficult to be the hunted as oppose to being the ones doing the hunting.

Samohi, Seven Days, Music, Santa Monica

Mt. Olive Lutheran Church Hosts Samohi Orchestra Senior Showcase

Posted Jan. 17, 2014, 10:37 am

Five talented seniors from the Santa Monica High School Orchestras will present a special showcase performance featuring works by Mozart, Goossens, Tchaikovsky, Dvorak, Brahms, Gaubert and others tonight at 7 pm.

Sports, Samohi, Basketball, Girls

Samohi Girls Basketball On The Right Track

Posted Jan. 15, 2014, 7:12 am

The Santa Monica High School's girls basketball team continued its hot play with a 58-36 win against Price in a Jan. 9 home game.

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