LATEST ARTICLES

Food for Thought

Hey pirates! In case you missed our last piece on the Lunch Ladies, we have a new piece on the tasty food they provide for us in the cafeteria. A select group of top-tier journalists from the Spyglass exercised their expert taste skills and culinary knowledge to provide YOU with a detailed review of some of our cafeteria’s most...

Where in the World do Pirates Want to Visit?

With the holidays coming up, the time has come for some students to travel out of the city, state, or even country. As students venture out of our small-town to explore the larger world for a week or two, the question can be asked: if given the chance to go anywhere, where would our students want to...

The Scoop on Standardized Testing

  Standardized testing. We all have to suffer through it and take tests upon tests upon tests just because we’re supposed to. But why? What is the actual purpose of each of these tests, and when did get implemented? How important are they actually? I started asking around, and no one really had the answers I was looking...

The Exciting Mysteries of Puzzle Effect SLO

By Abbie Burrus, Marisa Dinsmoor, and Adam Rainbolt Although it is not immediately obvious from the street, Puzzle Effect San Luis Obispo on Marsh Street holds within it monumental mystery and excitement. As part of the “escape room” phenomenon, the business features several rooms filled with puzzles of varying difficulty. The goal is simple:...

OK Pirates, Let’s Talk About “OK Boomer”

OK, Boomer!  If you’ve been on the internet recently, you’ve likely heard the phrase. Used by younger generations to mock or dismiss those older than them, “OK Boomer” has come under scrutiny by some as it has grown in popularity, especially on social media platforms like Twitter, TikTok, and others. While some defend the...

Why Service Dogs Should be Allowed at MBHS

By Megan Costanzo Service dogs should be allowed at Morro Bay High School. I would like to start by saying what Ginger, my service dog, has done for me. Ginger is always there with me for blood draws. It helps me a lot because previously it was something I was scared of. 

Today in Morro Bay History: Happy Birthday, MBHS? November 22nd

On November 22nd, 1969, Morro Bay High School prepared to celebrate the opening of the new school campus ten years ago. The event was run by John B. Schmolle and Peter Andre. Whether or not today is actually the anniversary of the campus is unclear. Today, we no longer celebrate the decade anniversaries of the...

Girls Basketball Starting Off Their Season Strong

On Saturday, November 16th the Pirates played their first non-league basketball game against San Luis Obispo High School. The following week the Pirates played 3 straight games: 2 away games and 1 home game. Both teams lost against the Lady Tigers. 32-37 was the final score for the JV Girls and 41-48 for the Varsity. It sounded like both teams...

Voice Through Movement

There is an overwhelming amount of students who suffer from stress, anxiety, and other problems with mental health. It’s challenging to balance different aspects of life, especially when responsibilities begin to pile up and loom over us like a daunting tower. It can be beneficial to learn how to deal with stress and express emotions in a...

Ask Abbie #3: Christmas Music, Trying New Sports, and Motivation

Dear Abbie,   I really like Christmas, and would like to listen to Christmas Carols on the radio but my friends say it's too early. What do you think? -Jingle all the Way Dear Jingle,   Music taste is something that varies heavily from person to person,...