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Second Dose Summer
Lucia Ruiz, Features Editor • May 20, 2021

As the world slowly opens up again, vaccines are being distributed rapidly. Vaccinations are essential to regain normalcy and to lower death...

A Letter from the Editors
Sarah Liu and Claire Hardesty May 20, 2021

 Good Riddance To The Kid Bouncing His Legs on My School Desk. I’m trying to take notes in EHAP right now, not ride Thunder Mountain at 8...

Students Return to Campus — Freshmen Feel the Benefits
Mallory Meyer, Reporter • May 20, 2021

Starting April 12, students were given the opportunity to return to campus and resume taking classes in-person as part of the hybrid program....

El Camino Offers Alternative Path to UC and Cal State Admissions
Andrew Carpenter, Reporter • May 20, 2021

“One in four or five seniors in the PVPUSD will begin their higher education at a California community college with the opportunity for guaranteed...

Out with Columbus Day; In with Indigenous Peoples’ Day
Out with Columbus Day; In with Indigenous Peoples’ Day
Lucia Ruiz, Features Editor • October 15, 2021

When Columbus first encountered the Taino tribe of Haiti in 1492, it was a successful tribe with over five million members. Two years later, there were only two million Taino...

Stereotypical or Empowering?
Aaron Paik, Reporter • October 15, 2021

“Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” was one of the most polarizing films of 2021. Reeling in around $247.6 million in gross revenue in its first two weeks and...

A Satire on Diligent Mask Wearing
A Satire on Diligent Mask Wearing
Chloe Choi, Reporter • October 15, 2021

As I walk down the hallway at 8 a.m., there’s already a cluster of rowdy kids talking about their fantasy football teams, all while not wearing masks. I roll my eyes, but...

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Sea Kings’ Fall Traditions
Meeka Rahimi, Reporter • October 15, 2021

Reporter Meeka Rahimi checked in with the freshman class to see what they look forward to doing most in the fall season. Genesis Rodriguez loves decorating her house with...

Students Express Themselves Differently After Quarantine
Students Express Themselves Differently After Quarantine
Amber Chen, Opinion Editor • October 15, 2021

After a long year of isolation during quarantine, some students have completely changed. Whether it’s fashion, passions or entire personalities, it seems like many students...

Supporting the Seniors
Naomi Gan, Reporter • October 15, 2021

Many seniors on campus are entering the thick of college application season and, thanks to the CCC, have access to various resources to guide them through this stressful time. The...

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COVID-19 Mutates; Delta and Mu Spread
Vikesh Dheeriya, News Editor • October 15, 2021

With the authorization and distribution of vaccines in America, cases of the original SARS-CoV-2 virus decreased in case numbers; however, different...

PVPUSD’s Efforts to Fight COVID
PVPUSD’s Efforts to Fight COVID
Ella Sherry, Online Editor • October 15, 2021

Students, teachers, staff, and district personnel have all been doing their part to ensure that the school year is off to a safe start for everyone. There...

Climate Crisis in California Affects Wildlife
Sierra Namravi, Photography Editor • October 15, 2021

As California suffers through droughts, heatwaves and more deadly fires, many don’t realize how birds and other animals in these regions are...

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Twinning and Winning: Two Freshmen Sisters Take on D1 Varsity Volleyball
Quinn Kearns, Reporter • October 15, 2021

The fall season has brought in many talented athletes, especially from this year’s freshman class. After a long year of school online, the girls’ varsity volleyball...

Marching Band and Color Guard Keep the Beat at Football Games
Marching Band and Color Guard Keep the Beat at Football Games
Amber Chen, Opinion Editor • October 15, 2021

With the grandiose music performed live by the marching band filling the field, Sea Kings are always enthralled by the school pride they feel at PVHS football games. Although...

Taking the Plunge at UPenn
Taking the Plunge at UPenn
Ayla Torres, Reporter • October 15, 2021

The Point: When did you first start diving? Austin: I was probably around seven or eight years old. I had just moved to Illinois from New York and my mom wanted to put...

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