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MBHS Closed, Online Schooling Starts Today

As many students are aware, Morro Bay High School joined schools from around the nation in temporarily closing its doors due to fears of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). Currently, the plan is for the school to reopen on April 15th, but that stands to change depending on the situation.  While the school is closed,...

KSBY New Story featuring MBHS Student Journalists

Morro Bay city leaders say King Tides give 'disconcerting' preview of sea level rise https://www.ksby.com/news/local-news/morro-bay-city-leaders-say-king-tides-give-disconcerting-preview-of-sea-level-rise For the past two months, the Morro Bay Spyglass has been lucky enough to work on a joint piece with our local news network, KSBY. They reached out to us on November 20, 2019 as...

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...

New Vice Principle at MBHS

Morro Bay High School welcomed Stephanie Hardgrave as a new Vice Principal for the 2020-2021 school year after Mrs. Contreras took a job as the principal at Templeton Middle School. Mrs. Hardgrave decided to make the switch to MBHS because “I knew I wanted to take the next step in my career… do work that has a...

SAT, ACT, and AP Testing 2020-2021 Changes

After a season of standardized testing last spring which left many unable to take many SATs and ACTs and with significantly changed AP tests, students can expect this school year’s standardized testing to continue to be different from normal.  Though many universities throughout the nation have moved to being test-optional or test-blind in light...

ASB’s Crew Competition goes Virtual

The Morro Bay High School Associated Student Body (MBHS ASB) is preparing for the second year of their “crew” competition. Students will continue to participate in ASB activities in order to win points for their crew, but like every other aspect of school during quarantine, the crew competition is evolving to fit into a digital world.

How are Teachers Preparing for Online School?

As school has moved online for the beginning of the 2020-2021 school year, Morro Bay High School students and teachers alike are facing serious changes to the school experience. With these unprecedented circumstances, teachers have had to quickly adapt. The school year’s changes include not only a move to an entirely online classroom but also a schedule...

“Among Us” Review

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Please enjoy our review of the game “Among Us!” A special thanks to Hue Lykes, who helped out with organizing the recording session, and a shoutout to MBHS student Jonah Konjoyan, who was one of the players seen in the video. Original score by Brayden Appell.

MBHS Students Take Stand in Local Protests

Black Lives Matter protests and marches have been continuing through San Luis Obispo County since June. Many Morro Bay High School students have attended and showed support with their signs and voices. There is a group on campus called “Students for Social Justice” and local groups like Skaters for Justice who are protesting in SLO county. Both groups...

Breaking out of Our Bubble: What Does the Black Lives Matter Movement Mean for Morro Bay High School Students?

By Marisa Dinsmoor and Adam Rainbolt On May 25, Minnesota citizen George Floyd was killed in police custody, sparking nationwide outrage over the issues of police brutality and, on a wider scale, systemic racism. Floyd’s murder followed those of Breonna Taylor (by police) and Ahmaud Arbery (by a citizen who had made prior racist...

How Local Businesses are Dealing with the Pandemic

Due to the pandemic of the coronavirus, local businesses have been forced to shut down or limit their hours and services. Following government guidelines, restaurants have been permitted to stay open, and many choose to do so by serving meals to-go. Owner and manager Nick Mendoza of Lolo’s Mexican Restaurant of Morro Bay spoke to the Spyglass...

A Look Back at the 2019-2020 MBHS Sports Season

With the school year coming to an end, so does the rest of the sports seasons. Every sport had their ups, their downs, and some teams didn't get to play out their season.  The fall season brought many big moments for sports. The new football coach leading the team to have more wins then they did last season, earning a...