Posted Oct. 21, 2014, 9:58 am
Santa Monica High School staff and students are committed to keeping teens safe on the road. They are asking everyone 14 and older to go to www.celebratemydrive.com once a day, every day now through Oct. 24.
Posted Oct. 19, 2014, 9:10 am
Santa Monica High School students Celia Daggy and Christopher Pak have been named to the 2014 NAfME All-National Honor Symphony Orchestra sponsored by the National Association for Music Education (NAfME).
Posted Oct. 13, 2014, 9:28 am
Hundreds of students and parents are expected to attend the 28th annual Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District College Fair at Santa Monica High School this Tuesday, Oct. 14.
Posted Oct. 8, 2014, 9:38 am
This Friday night at the Santa Monica High School halftime of the homecoming game at Santa Monica College's Corsair Field, the Samohi varsity water polo teams will be participating in one of the longest traditions in Samohi history: running green.
Posted Sep. 23, 2014, 8:13 am
The Galley restaurant in Santa Monica has announced its 6th Annual Home Run for Kids Softball Game to benefit the non-profit organization No Limits. It will take place Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014 at the Santa Monica High School baseball field.
Posted Aug. 18, 2014, 9:37 am
Santa Monica teen Cecilia Brine recently returned home after working on an archaeological dig at the Roman City of Pollentia, in the Mediterranean island of Mallorca, one of the most important Roman cities in the days of the Republic and the Empire.
Posted Aug. 4, 2014, 9:30 am
Commencing this Wednesday are the 2014 Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships, the most prestigious meet of the year for swimmers who are Paralympic-eligible.
Posted Jun. 14, 2014, 9:00 am
The Santa Monica High School’s softball team took home the CIF Division 4 Championship title on May 31. With a team of 17 girls, the accomplishment was no easy feat.
Posted Jun. 13, 2014, 9:14 am
The Samohi Alumni Association’s 25th Annual All-Class Picnic takes place this Saturday, June 14 from 11 am to 2 pm in the Quad at Santa Monica High School. All Samohi graduates are welcome.
Posted Jun. 2, 2014, 8:29 am
When it comes to inspirational football films, “Rudy” is often the gold standard. Here in Santa Monica, the City’s namesake high school has a “Rudy” of its own, and his name is Matthew Tapia. The 18-year-old-senior is the subject of short documentary.
Posted May. 25, 2014, 12:00 am
Matt Tapia was born three months premature and, at the time, given a 5 percent chance to survive. His weight at the time of birth: 1.5 pounds.
Posted May. 24, 2014, 5:29 am
Alex Gironda finally has his no-hitter. Behind the senior pitcher's 86-pitch, eight-strikeout, no-hit performance, the Santa Monica High School Vikings defeated the West Covina High School Bulldogs in the first round of the CIF Southern Section Division III playoffs 5-0, Friday afternoon.
Posted May. 23, 2014, 7:26 am
The Santa Monica Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of Maestro Guido Lamell, celebrates Memorial Day weekend with “Tango Fantastique” the final concert of its 2013-2014 season.
Posted May. 13, 2014, 10:11 pm
The Ocean League track and field championships were pretty much dead even after the competition ended on Thursday, May 9. And there were plenty of noteworthy performances from school and individuals representing Santa Monica and Westside Los Angeles.
Posted May. 9, 2014, 6:00 am
Eat|See|Hear presents “500 Days of Summer” outdoor movie event at 5:30 pm this Saturday.
Posted May. 6, 2014, 9:07 am
Santa Monica High School senior Ryan Roberts was named the first–place grand prize winner in the classical instrumental category (oboe) at the 26th Annual Music Center Spotlight Awards.
Posted May. 6, 2014, 8:54 am
On the final Monday morning of February 2013, a handful of members of the Westboro Baptist Church took to the streets of Santa Monica and briefly protested in front of Santa Monica High School. The Kansas-based organization believed Samohi’s policy of being accepting of those in the gay and lesbian community was a little too friendly.
Posted Apr. 30, 2014, 6:32 am
The Santa Monica High School baseball team is one of the best squads in the CIF Southern Section Division III bracket. In fact, Samohi is the second ranked team in their division.
Posted Apr. 24, 2014, 8:25 am
The Santa Monica High School Winter Guard performed at the Winter Guard Association of Southern California Championships at Marina HS in Huntington Beach on Saturday, April 12.
Posted Apr. 24, 2014, 7:58 am
The Santa Monica High School athletic department has released details for tryouts for many of its sport programs. Student athletes interested in participating in football and want to try out for the sport, should come out June 30 until August 8.
Posted Apr. 19, 2014, 9:33 am
Serafina King wasn’t too fond of getting into the swimming pool at an early age. In fact, King, who takes classes at Santa Monica High School, downright despised learning how to swim.
Posted Apr. 18, 2014, 1:34 pm
Santa Monica High School wrestling coach/science teacher Mark Black has been taken off paid administrative leave and will be back in the classroom on Monday, April 21, when staff and students return from Spring Break.
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.
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.
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.