Spreading the Irish Spirit

Emma Conkling, Writer

April 7, 2019

The Irish American Club was formed a year after teacher Richard Heffernan’s nephew, Sean Heffernan, was killed by a drunk driver in January 2013 of his senior year. Because of this tragedy, the Irish American Club started put...

Gender Unit Welcomes Controversy

Alexa Stevens, Online Editor

April 7, 2019

Humanities classes are more than mere facts and core curriculum. Unlike math and science courses, there is often neither a right nor wrong answer -- all is subject to interpretation. As such, English teacher Angie Mogil...

Out of Sight, But Not Out of Mind

Claire Hardesty, Writer

April 7, 2019

Palos Verdes is a beautiful place at first look, but after walking trails and going off the beaten path, some incredible places exist, waiting to be found. These token places exist all over the hill but take some searching to...

Meet Palos Verdes’ Next Top Models

Lauren Jai, Features Editor

February 22, 2019

Ella Polischeck (12) When Ella Polischeck was a baby, her mom had submitted photos of her to a modeling agency who decided to represent her. At the age of three, Polischeck began auditioning in a modeling agency. From there on, she ...

Students Shine with Style

Isabella Firmani, Writer

February 22, 2019

PVHS sophomores Chloe Dowling and Ife Ibraheem took their passions and used them to create their own online magazine called Project Unique. Their main focus is to shine a light on one way people look to express themselves through their clothes. ...

Dealing with College Rejections

Rachel Paik, Centerspread Editor

February 21, 2019

College rejection instills a different sort of anxiety in teenagers: a sadness because we don’t know how our future will turn out. School may teach you that the mitochondria is the powerhouse of the cell and how to cram thr...

Let’s Hear it For the Orchestra

Natasha Stein, Writer

February 21, 2019

While Palos Verdes High School’s talented actors are performing on stage, a whole other group of talented performers  works hard to make the show magical.   For this year’s spring musical, Footloose, the orchestra is compris...

Throwback to Palos Verdes, Circa 1900s

Claire Hardesty, Writer

February 21, 2019

Early 1900’s: the Palos Verdes Peninsula is residence to 100 families, the roads end on Grand Via Alta Mira, and one family delivers groceries to all of the residents on the hill. Nestled into the corner of a newly built Malaga Cove Plaza, M...

How Does Gift Giving Change Over the Years?

Isabella Firmani, Writer

December 21, 2018

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

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

 “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

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.  ...

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