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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...

Why the Hours of School are Unreasonable
Why the Hours of School are Unreasonable
Matthew Valero, Reporter • May 20, 2021

Long nights and early mornings—sound familiar? Well, it is for most high school students these days. Every night students stay up until one to three a.m. doing school...

A Satirical Guide to College Merch Flaunting
A Satirical Guide to College Merch Flaunting
Kaylie Harley, Opinion Editor • May 20, 2021

Long before the existence of Covid-19, there was another affliction that annually plagued the halls of PVHS: college commitment season. When walking to and from class, it...

A Senior’s Goodbye to PVHS
A Senior’s Goodbye to PVHS
John Kim, Reporter • May 20, 2021

Palos Verdes High School, the home of the Sea Kings and my soon-to-be alma mater. I have so many excellent, unforgettable memories here that I will carry with me for the rest...

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Honda Zooms out of F1 Racing
Curtis Liu, Online Editor • May 20, 2021

Honda is leaving Formula 1 racing - for the fourth time in the history of the sport. Honda’s first withdrawal came at the tragic incident of Jo Schlesser at the 1968 French...

Bearing Down the Next Four
Emily Typrowicz, Sports Editor • May 20, 2021

After 12 years of dominating on the tennis courts, senior Parker Fry is taking her skills to the University of Arizona.  Growing up, Fry played other sports including swimming,...

Staples Center enforces strict rules to ensure the safety of fans and players during games. (Photo by Aidan Sun)
Fans Back in the Stands
Aidan Sun, News Editor • May 20, 2021

L.A. sports fans have finally been allowed back into arenas to watch their favorite teams.  The announcement of reopenings came in early March when the California Department...

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Senior Hayden Kharrazi and his castmates performed separately in front of a green screen. All of the performances were then edited togethre as a cohesive show. (Photo courtesy of Nicole Thompson)
Virtual Spring Musical: Urinetown
Frances Stott, Reporter • May 20, 2021

This year, only one school musical was able to happen, and it has to be virtual. The cast had to film and edit it, instead of doing regular showings.  This also means that...

Honeymoon Cove at Paseo del Mar is a beautiful trail which leads to the ocean. (Photo by Alexa Dox)
Senior Stress Relief: Hiking
Alexa Dox, Reporter • May 20, 2021

Palos Verdes in known for many things, but one of the most notorious things P.V. is known for is all the beautiful hiking trails it has to offer. Many tourists come from all...

Motivational Tips and Tricks
Alycen Kim, Centerspread editor • May 20, 2021

With AP tests and finals coming up this month, it’s safe to say that students are more stressed than ever.   Even without the added stress of the pandemic and distance...

Horticulture for the Health
Lucia Ruiz, Features Editor • April 9, 2021

As the world becomes more and more technologically oriented, horticulture therapy brings us back to our roots.  Utilizing the mental health benefits of gardening is becoming...

Tune Your Mood
Alexa Dox, Reporter • April 9, 2021

Road Trip Road tripping is one of the best ways to spend quality time with your family and friends, exploring all types of sights. To have a successful journey, you must...

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