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Welcome to the Forge Magazine

In our continued mission to serve the community of Santa Barbara High School, the Forge is excited to announce a completely new endeavor this year:…

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SBHS Re-Opening Rundown

Over the past couple of weeks, there has been an immense amount of information released by the administration of Santa Barbara High School and by…

“She Weeps” by Rowan Dowdall

For most of our lives we question who we really are. Do we know ourselves truly? Do others know us? Or do they know the…

“Refracted Form” by Kate Wenzel

I have never really been interested in finding out what my “identity” is, or “who I am”, because in my opinion, it’s not just one…

Vice Presidential Debate

  In this debate the mediator covered many topics such as the COVID response, economic issues, foreign affairs, and social change. Though  many of the questions…

Meet Ms. Ball

Kelly Ball is an ASB Director, Social Studies Teacher, and Volleyball Coach at Santa Barbara High School. Ms. Ball chose this career path because as…

Cheer Changes

  Due to covid, everyone is experiencing changes including our athletics department. So far cheer has been able to return for try outs in cohorts.…

The Effect of Quarantine on Teens

TikTok has been the most popular social media platform for teens this year. It has become the app that starts almost all the trends and…

Meet Mrs.Cloutier

Joanne Cloutier is a teacher for Journalism class here at Santa Barbara High School. She started last year at SBHS as a Special Education teacher…

High School Sports Update: Phase Two

As COVID-19 cases continue to drop in Santa Barbara, strict policies have begun to loosen throughout our city, most noticeably in schools in Santa Barbara…

The New Ethnic Studies Requirement

It was announced in the summer before this current school year by the Santa Barbara Unified School District that an Ethnic Studies course would be…