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News, Samohi, Santa Monica

SAMOHI Principal Announced

Posted Aug. 12, 2016, 11:08 am

The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District (SMMUSD) Board of Education approved the appointment of Antonio M. Shelton, Ed.D., as the new principal of Santa Monica High School at the August 10 regular meeting, the District announced Wednesday.

Samohi Symphony.

News, Samohi, Santa Monica

Samohi Student Musicians Turn Cancelled Tour Into Positive Action

Posted Jun. 3, 2016, 1:49 pm

In the wake of their highly anticipated European tour cancellation due to the Brussels terrorist attacks, student members of the Santa Monica High School Symphony Orchestra have turned their disappointment into positive action.

Samohi Program Finishes Festival on a High Note.

News, Samohi, Santa Monica

All That Jazz - Samohi Program Finishes Festival on a High Note

Posted May. 13, 2016, 12:30 pm

The Santa Monica High School Jazz program put on award-winning performances at the Westlake High School Jazz Festival Saturday, May 7.

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Samohi Recognized as a California Democracy School

Posted May. 6, 2016, 12:36 pm

Santa Monica High School has been formally accredited as a California Democracy School by the Los Angeles County Office of Education at a presentation held at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley on April 30, 2016.

Michael Giacchino

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Oscar-winning Guest Conductor Michael Giacchino will be Conducting the Samohi Symphony Orchestra concert Tomorrow

Posted Apr. 28, 2016, 2:51 pm

Oscar-winning Guest Conductor Michael Giacchino will be conducting the Samohi Symphony Orchestra concert on Friday evening.

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SAMOHI Wins Silver Medal, Ranks 112 in California

Posted Apr. 26, 2016, 10:03 am

U.S. News and World Report has ranked Malibu and Santa Monica high schools in the top 120 schools in California, with rankings of 53 and 112, respectively, both in higher position from last year.

Allegations Run Rife as Drugs Suspected in SAMOHI Baseball Team

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Allegations Run Rife as Drugs Suspected in Samohi Baseball Team

Posted Apr. 8, 2016, 4:24 pm

Three baseball players from the Santa Monica High School baseball team have been suspended for one week and six baseball games after allegedly smoking marijuana during a baseball tournament in San Diego, according to several sources who spoke directly with The Mirror.

Cotton n’ Cord dance, March 24, 1962“54 years ago a 15-year-old girl asked me to the ‘Cotton n’ Cord’ dance. Can you believe it: she kept the gold Cambell’s box with corsage all these years…. And I kept her!” Fred Allard – SAMOHI Alumni. Fred remains happily married to the then-15-year-old girl, Kathy.

News, Samohi, History

Look Back in Time: Keepsakes - Cotton n’ Cord dance, March 24, 1962

Posted Apr. 2, 2016, 8:00 am

“54 years ago a 15-year-old girl asked me to the ‘Cotton n’ Cord’ dance. Can you believe it: she kept the gold Cambell’s box with corsage all these years…. And I kept her!” Fred Allard – SAMOHI Alumni. Fred remains happily married to the then-15-year-old girl, Kathy.

Samo High's Awesome Car

News, Samohi, Schools, Science, Kids

SaMo High Drives Students to Electric Car Heights (Video)

Posted Mar. 18, 2016, 1:25 pm

Santa Monica High School's Awesome Electric Car.

Chloe Kleinman in Action

News, Sports, Samohi

Samohi’s Kleinman in All CIF Team

Posted Mar. 17, 2016, 12:18 pm

Santa Monica High School found success in All CIF soccer teams with several students making the sports grade to be selected.

Ben Ross Candidate in Presidential Scholars Race

News, Samohi, Santa Monica, Schools

Samohi's Ben Ross Candidate in Presidential Scholars Race

Posted Feb. 24, 2016, 1:52 pm

Santa Monica High School’s (Samohi) Ben Ross has been named as one of 60 Presidential Scholar in the Arts candidates as part of the 2016 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program.

The crew

News, Samohi, Scouts, Kids

Kids Get Samohi Tennis Courts in Shape

Posted Feb. 10, 2016, 10:40 am

A team of local scouts has transformed Samohi tennis courts, bringing them up to a stunning standard.

Freshman Boys Baseball Players, left to right: Asher Burkin, Grant Smith.

News, Samohi, Event

Field Day: Students Prepare to Take on City Hall

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.

Brock on Your Block

News, Samohi, Basketball, Brock On Your Block

Brock on Your Block: Phil Brock gets up close with SAMOHI Basketball coach, James Hecht.

Posted Jan. 27, 2016, 10:40 am

Brock on Your Block: Phil Brock gets up close with SAMOHI Basketball coach, James Hecht.

Santa Monica High School students Amy Amatya, Jack Antich, and Glennon Davalos-Stanton joined 673 exceptional high schoolers from across the nation in one four National Association for Music Education ensembles.

News, Samohi, Music, Santa Monica, Smmusd

Trio Of Samohi Students Selected To Join Elite National Honors Ensembles

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.

 JAMS mock trial students following a recent competition.

News, Samohi, Santa Monica, John Adams Middle School, Smmusd

JAMS, Samohi Mock Trial Teams Fare Well In County-Wide Competition

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).

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.

News, Samohi, Video, Santa Monica

VIDEO: Temporary Crossing Guards Assigned To Santa Monica High

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.

Latest Santa Monica High School news.

News, Samohi, Santa Monica

Temporary Crossing Guards Assigned To Santa Monica High School Starting Monday

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.

Santa Monica High School is a regional Title 1 school serving a diverse population of 3,100 students form a wide range of cultures, backgrounds, and households.

News, Samohi, Health, Santa Monica, Education

Help Santa Monica Win LA2050 Funds To Address Teen Mental Health

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.

Robert Villa, Jr. served honorably in the U.S. Army before his postal career and was married for 25 years before losing his wife to cancer in 2008. He has four daughters (three pictured) and eight grandchildren.

News, Samohi, Venice, Santa Monica, Usps, Postmaster

VIDEO: Santa Monica Post Office Inducts 22nd Postmaster

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.

Host Phil Brock.

Sports, Samohi, Santa Monica, Santa Monica High School, High School, Brock On Your Block, Beach Volleyball

VIDEO: Brock On Your Block – SaMoHi Boys 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.

Santa Monica High School ASB President Dean Chien with the giant scissors for the ceremonial ribbon, flanked by board members, district administrators, Samohi principal, PTSA President and other campus administrators, members of the Measure BB committee, and City of Santa Monica Mayor Kevin McKeown.

News, Samohi, Santa Monica, Architecture, Santa Monica High School

All About Samohi's New $55 MIllion Innovation Building

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.

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.

Sports, Samohi, Video, Santa Monica, Football

VIDEO: Santa Monica High Football Coach Gives Season Preview

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.

Santa Monica High Sophomore quarterback Dariush Sayson went through throwing reps during practice this past week. The Vikings will play their first regular season game (non-conference) on Friday, Sept. 4, at 7 pm against Redondo Union at Santa Monica College.

Sports, Samohi, Santa Monica, Football

Samohi Football: Countdown To Season Kick Off Sept. 4

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.

Latest Santa Monica High School news.

News, Samohi, Santa Monica, Olympic High School

PCB Inspection & Sampling Reports For Samohi, Olympic High Released

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.

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