How Does Gift Giving Change Over the Years?

Isabella Firmani, Writer

December 21, 2018

Filed under Features, Top Stories

With the holidays coming up, kids, husbands, wives, and parents are all going to have to make the big decision of what to get the rest of their family and friends. And although Christmas is a time for giving and receiving presents, it seems that as people get older, the number and value of gifts they ...

The Key to Balancing School and Sports

McKinley Pieper, Photo Editor

December 21, 2018

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What is the secret to balancing sports and a rigorous academic schedule? PVHS students Carter Harrigan, Fritz Mulkey, and Rachel Post all have one thing in common. Every night, they write down tomorrow’s schedule and a list...

Music Made by Miyashita

Gracie Hsieh, Writer

December 21, 2018

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 “The guitar is like a pair of wings for me. I know it sounds corny but when I’m playing, I feel like I’m in a world all by myself where I can fly,” said junior Joe Miyashita.  “I have the ability to fearlessly spill out...

Students Enjoy the Extended Thanksgiving Break

Emma Conkling, Writer

December 21, 2018

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Last Thanksgiving, PV students started off the break with Wednesday (a minimum day) and then Thursday, Friday, plus the weekend off.  This Thanksgiving, students got to enjoy a longer vacation by having a whole week off.  ...

Year of the Pig: 2019 Predictions

Lauren Jai, Features Editor

December 21, 2018

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2019 is the Year of the Pig. While it is highly unlikely for any of us current students to have the zodiac sign of a “pig” due to our ages, we all have something in common: a wish for a great and lucky new year.  The first day of the 2019 Chinese zodiac year is February 4, and Chinese New Year begi...

Holiday Season Brings Winter Wonderland to LA

Lauren Jai, Features Editor

December 21, 2018

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In Los Angeles, there is a plethora of fun holiday events to attend. Although Los Angeles may not have the white Christmas that you dream of, activities still abound. Take a look at some of LA’s greatest holiday events.  ...

Pink PVIT and WISE Pave the Way for Women Engineers

John Kim, Writer

December 3, 2018

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STEM has long been a male-dominated field, and although there has been a recent increase of women in STEM, women are still undoubtedly a minority in it. Some of the problems stem from the fact that girls have quite limited expos...

Colleges Welcome the LGBT+ Community

Natasha Stein, Writer

December 3, 2018

Filed under Features

As seniors are beginning to apply for college, some students find it more difficult to find a school that will support their needs. Students in the LGBTQ community search further to find a school that is friendly and welcomi...

What Are You Thankful For?

McKinley Pieper, Photo Editor

December 3, 2018

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Sea Kings had a week off to reflect on what they were most thankful this past Thanksgiving break. My friends and family Ashley Alvarez (11) Just Dance Kate Hoyne (10) Living in Palos Verdes Josh Miller (12) The sky being bl...

Seniors Shed Light on the Stories of PVHS Students

Kyle Ahn, Writer

December 3, 2018

Filed under Features, Top Stories

Here at PVHS, everyone has a story. These stories can be hard to find or be unheard of to the whole school. This is where social media site, Humans of PVHS, comes into play. Seniors Max Stafford and Tim Fox lead the storytelling for stu...

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