Remembering Michael Lodl

Nicole Felici, Editor in Chief

October 18, 2020

Over this past summer, Hart High School lost an irreplaceable student. Senior Michael Lodl, also known by his Polish name “Mehow,” passed away July 7, 2020. A few days after Lodl’s passing, a candlelight vigil was held ...

Piece of Hart: Would you visit the past or the future?

Javier Valencia, Staff Writer

October 7, 2020

If you could time travel, would you go to the past or the future? This is a question that often crosses people’s minds, and The Smoke Signal was curious to hear what Hart students had to say. Staff writer Javier Valencia asked a st...

Senior Advice Column: September

Marissa Soto, Editor in Chief

September 22, 2020

What’s up Hart! To those of you who are new to the school, welcome. And if you’re an old face to the campus, such as myself, we’re glad to have you back, kind of. This year is going to be a tricky one, and it already has...

New Teachers at Hart High School

Benjamin Haslam, Copy Editor

September 21, 2020

Gerrit Maxwell: This is not Maxwell’s first stint at Hart. Maxwell was a PE teacher at Hart in 2003, so after some time at Rancho Pico Junior High and other sites, he gets to return home to Hart High.  Robert Treahy: Treah...

Recipe of the Issue: Spam Musubi

Breeze Aguilar, Backpage Editor

September 21, 2020

Spam Musubi 25 minutes Ingredients: Rice: ½ cup of short grain rice ½ cup of water 1 teaspoon of sugar ¼ teaspoon of kosher salt 1 tablespoon of rice vinegar   Spam Musubi: 1 tablespoon of canol...

A guide for people new to wearing masks

Lucas Cohen, Staff Writer

May 9, 2020

One of the rules imposed by the coronavirus pandemic is the requirement to wear a mask when out in public. Since this is a new concept for almost everyone, there is little common knowledge in regards to masks and their usefulness. ...

SCV high school students make a difference during the COVID-19 crisis

Brooke Saaty, Sports Editor

April 25, 2020

With the recent COVID-19 virus sweeping across the country, families all over the nation have been ordered to stay indoors. As families have settled down in their houses to try to adjust to quarantine, a group of students from Valenc...

Top 10 board games to play while stuck at home against your own will

Ian Duncan, Staff Writer

April 6, 2020

Risk This game is a classic. Around since 1957, this strategy board game of diplomacy, conflict and conquest is a family fun game played with 2-6 players. The goal is to conquer the world. Each player has an army and the...