Proud Parents Prepare SMHS Grad Night Surprise

The graduating seniors at San Marino High School this year are going international for their Grad Night, all thanks to their hardworking parents and fellow members of the community.
After a year of toiling away in the parking garage above Wells Fargo bank, those behind this year’s Grad Night production are just about ready for moving day, which precedes the annual Light Up event by about two weeks. Grad Night is set for Friday, June 1. Continue reading “Proud Parents Prepare SMHS Grad Night Surprise”

SMHS Students Run, Hide, Learn During Active Shooter Drill

Photos by Zane Hill / OUTLOOK Police Chief John Incontro (left) and Principal Issaic Gates meet up during the active shooter drill conducted at San Marino High School last week.
Photos by Zane Hill / OUTLOOK
Police Chief John Incontro (left) and Principal Issaic Gates meet up during the active shooter drill conducted at San Marino High School last week.

In the estimation of Principal Issaic Gates, the planned active shooter drill conducted at San Marino High School last week could not have gone better for his students. Continue reading “SMHS Students Run, Hide, Learn During Active Shooter Drill”

SMUSD to Explore Ways to Secure SMHS, HMS

Citing the past installations of safety and security measures at both of the district’s elementary schools, the San Marino Unified School District Board of Education will revisit the conversation of securing its campuses, this time focusing on Huntington Middle School and San Marino High School.
This focus emerged from the conversation the board had with district staff at its meeting this week. The presentation highlighted the various ways the district protected itself and its students from potential violent incidents, particularly in light of the mass shooting that killed 17 people at a Florida school on Feb. 14. Continue reading “SMUSD to Explore Ways to Secure SMHS, HMS”

Criteria Being Developed for SMHS/Caltech Collaboration

San Marino High School officials Monday highlighted what could be part of the selection criteria for the school’s pioneering STEM program with nearby Caltech starting next school year.
The endeavor, which was recently announced, follows a few years’ worth of effort from officials at each campus. New SMHS Principal Issaic Gates helped mold those ideas into what the district announced in February. Continue reading “Criteria Being Developed for SMHS/Caltech Collaboration”