Posted Jul. 31, 2015, 9:21 am
Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District (SMMUSD) is planning improvements to both Santa Monica High School (Samohi) and Olympic High School and has released the Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) inspection and sampling reports for materials that will be removed during the planned demolition and modernization on both campuses.
Posted Jul. 20, 2015, 9:47 am
The SMMUSD Board of Education approved the appointments of two new Santa Monica High School house principals at its July 15 regular meeting. Julie Markussen and Steve Sharmokh began in their new roles effective July 16.
Posted Jun. 26, 2015, 9:33 am
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.
Posted Jun. 11, 2015, 9:50 am
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 Monica High School. Admission is free and all Samohi graduates are welcome.
Posted Jun. 8, 2015, 9:56 am
Santa Monica High School's Academic Decathlon Team finished at the top third out of 272 high schools nationwide at the High School National Academic Quiz Bowl in Chicago on May 31 after reaching the national tournament playoffs that Sunday.
Posted Jun. 5, 2015, 10:55 am
Assistance League of Santa Monica has a scholarship program with Santa Monica-Malibu and Olympic High Schools.
Posted May. 29, 2015, 9:29 am
Three Santa Monica High School juniors will embark on a complex mission to explore and measure rising sea levels this summer as part of a field study to evaluate how climate change is altering the nation’s coastlines.
Posted May. 22, 2015, 9:40 am
Construction will begin soon on an approximately $1 million project that will improve the intersections, crosswalks, streets, signage, and bikeways around Santa Monica High School.
Posted May. 13, 2015, 9:54 am
A GoFundMe fundraiser has been started for the family of Santa Monica High freshman Leo Castillo who was killed Sunday night in a tragic accident.
Posted Apr. 29, 2015, 10:09 am
The Santa Monica High Varsity Softball team continued their streak of consecutive League wins Tuesday with a 4-2 victory against incomer to the Ocean League, El Segundo.
Posted Apr. 4, 2015, 9:16 am
Santa Monica’s own literary version of Coachella, YALLWest, will make its debut as the city’s first Young Adult book festival on April 11 and 12.
Posted Apr. 3, 2015, 9:06 am
Cody Williams’ body tells his story better than anyone can. There’s the jagged spinal cord injury ribbon on his right bicep. Above that is a protruding Samoan warrior in a football helmet, wielding an axe. There’s the signature of his mother’s name, Stacy, and words like “Strength,” “No Days Off” and “What Doesn’t Kill Me Makes Me Stronger.”
Posted Apr. 3, 2015, 9:04 am
Bending down to pick up a final cigarette butt on the side of the road, three Santa Monica High School students end an afternoon’s worth of cigarette counting and collection. Samohi Team Marine members Martin Liu, Kimberly Fuentes, and Zoe Parcells went through this ritual for one day a week for 16 weeks last year.
Posted Mar. 31, 2015, 9:52 am
Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District has begun sampling building materials for PCBs at the technology building at Santa Monica High School, prior to planned demolition, and in all four buildings at Olympic High School, prior to planned renovation.
Posted Mar. 26, 2015, 8:32 am
After suffering in illness at the age of 12, Marisol Solano was suffering from Anca Glomerulonephritis (kidney failure) and had to go through three rounds of chemotherapy. She is now stable condition at the age of 15 and has made the Jr. Varsity Softball Team at Santa Monica High School.
Posted Mar. 17, 2015, 10:00 am
About 160 professionals will share career insights with Santa Monica High School junior class (all 740 Samohi juniors) during 2015 Career Day today, March 17.
Posted Mar. 16, 2015, 9:41 am
Students of the jazz program at Santa Monica High School ended February by showcasing their talents at one of the longest-running jazz festivals in the region, the 42nd Annual Western States Jazz Festival at Upland High School.
Posted Mar. 4, 2015, 9:30 am
It's all business for the students of Regional Occupation Program’s Virtual Enterprise class at Santa Monica High School. In an innovative new venture, students developed a product line, made all management decisions including electing a chief executive officer and deciding a salary, and created a business plan to pitch at a simulated trade show in Long Beach, where they won first place.
Posted Feb. 24, 2015, 9:24 am
Santa Monica High School Track Team sent some of its talented runners over the weekend of Feb. 15/16 to participate in the prestigious California State High School Invitational Indoor Championships held at the Save Mart Center in Fresno.
Posted Feb. 21, 2015, 9:34 am
Fourteen infants who were exposed to a baby that was diagnosed with measles at a Santa Monica High School day care center will be allowed to return to the facility Monday, ending a 21-day incubation period to ensure they were not infected with the disease.
Posted Feb. 10, 2015, 9:11 am
Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District will present the 66th annual Stairway of the Stars event at Barnum Hall at Santa Monica High School starting tonight and continuing on Thursday night (Feb. 12) and next Wednesday night (Feb. 18).
Posted Feb. 9, 2015, 10:15 am
Video has emerged of brawl following the Santa Monica High School boys varsity basketball game against Beverly Hills High School on Friday, Jan. 23.
Posted Feb. 6, 2015, 12:30 pm
A Santa Monica High School day care center that was shuttered after an infant at the facility contracted measles reopened today, but only for children with proof that they are not at risk of developing the disease.
Posted Feb. 3, 2015, 9:01 am
More than a dozen infants enrolled at a Santa Monica day care center were quarantined Monday after a baby was confirmed to have contracted measles.
Posted Feb. 2, 2015, 9:54 am
More than a dozen infants enrolled at a Santa Monica day care center were being quarantined today after a baby was confirmed to have contracted measles.