Posted Feb. 5, 2016, 12:18 pm
Students and parents in Santa Monica are preparing to rally support for the one thing that is closest to their hearts; a sports field at the Civic Center.
Posted Jan. 27, 2016, 10:40 am
Brock on Your Block: Phil Brock gets up close with SAMOHI Basketball coach, James Hecht.
Posted Dec. 21, 2015, 7:10 am
Three Santa Monica High School music students hit a high note when after years of dedicated practice and passion, they were selected from among thousands of students nationwide to perform with the 2015 National Association for Music Education (NAFME) All-National Honor Ensembles.
Posted Dec. 8, 2015, 10:08 am
Hard work and determination paid off for John Adams Middle School students participating on the mock trial team finishing in the top 12 of 52 teams, in a recent County-wide competition sponsored by the Constitutional Rights Foundation (CRF).
Posted Nov. 19, 2015, 10:31 am
Four temporary crossing guards are now stationed at the Samohi Michigan Avenue and 7th Street crossing during peak drop off and pick up times, as of Monday, Nov. 16, while a more permanent solution to traffic concerns can be determined. It is to address parent and staff safety concerns following the recent conversion to one way streets.
Posted Nov. 14, 2015, 10:23 am
The City of Santa Monica has arranged for four temporary crossing guards to be stationed a the Samohi Michigan Avenue and 7th Street crossing during peak drop off and pick up times, beginning on Monday while a more permanent solution to traffic concerns can be determined.
Posted Oct. 27, 2015, 10:11 am
The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District and City of Santa Monica are asking for the community to support efforts to tackle the teen mental health issues by casting their vote for The Thrive Center at Samohi in this year’s LA2050 contest.
Posted Oct. 14, 2015, 10:53 am
What do Abraham Lincoln, William Faulkner, Conrad Hilton, and Bill Nye all have in common? They were all postmasters, officers of the United States in charge of running an entire post office.
Sports, Samohi, Santa Monica, Santa Monica High School, High School, Brock On Your Block, Beach Volleyball
Posted Oct. 8, 2015, 9:53 am
Host Phil Brock talks to Santa Monica High School Boys Beach Volleyball coach Kurt Schwengel, and members of their championship team, about the success of their inaugural year.
Posted Sep. 23, 2015, 9:38 am
The three-story-high building cost $55 million and took several years to build and was part of a bond by voters in 2006 to update the Santa Monica and Malibu campuses.
Posted Sep. 9, 2015, 9:54 am
Santa Monica High School Vikings went through various drills as they prepared for the first game of the season on September 4. New coach Ramsey Lambert talked about his expectations of the season ahead.
Posted Aug. 28, 2015, 9:04 am
Ramsey Lambert has been all over the map when it comes to coaching football at the high school and college level, but his latest stop is in Santa Monica. The new Vikings head coach already has an experienced squad to work with this season.
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.