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Students with Timeless Cars Tell Their Stories
Ayla Torres, Reporter March 7, 2022

The parking lot of PVHS is filled with plenty of unique cars with stories behind each wheel. Beyond what meets the eye, there are more to these cars than what we may see in the parking lot.  Students’...

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(Photo courtesy of Asha Timm)

One Hill, One Voice

Sophie Stoddart, Reporter February 10, 2022

The One Hill Project (OHP) is a student-run group that connects students with the PVPUSD Board of Education. The group consists of students from Palos Verdes High School, Palos Verdes Peninsula High School...

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New “Live From 205” advisor Jeffrey Beaucar guides students with his extensive knowledge. (Photo by Andrew Carpenter)

Beaucar Can Take “205” Far

New Teacher Takes the Helm of Beloved Video Production Program
Isabella Firmani, Reporter February 10, 2022

Just a few weeks into the 2021-22 school year, “Live from 205”’s former teacher Rene Vela took a job offer at Bellflower High School as an associate principal to pursue a career he had been considering...

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Here’s the Tea on Caffeine

Natalie Wang, Reporter February 10, 2022

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Q&A with Local Author Carrie Talick

Novels Inspired by the PV Peninsula
Ella Sherry, Online Editor February 10, 2022

When and why did you first start writing?  My mom took me on vacation and I would write postcards to my dad. I would write about seagulls, conch fritters, and sunburns with what he termed “flair.”...

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Teachers Talk

Long-Time Teachers Reflect on Why They Love PVHS
Kelly Donahue, Social Media Editor February 10, 2022

The teachers and staff members here are a huge part of what makes the school so special. While there are so many amazing new teachers on campus this year, some have been important members of the Sea King...

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Top Albums of 2021

Luka Ardon, Reporter December 17, 2021

This year was packed with new music from many different genres and artists. But I will be looking at what I believe were the most talked about albums of 2021 and ranking them.  The albums I thought...

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Graphic by Aidan Sun

How Students Invest at PVHS

Aaron Paik, Reporter December 17, 2021

With the rise of cryptocurrency and NFTs (non-fungible tokens), according to many Sea Kings, now is the perfect time for teenagers to start investing.  “I started investing last year in March,”...

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Photo by Chloe Choi

Jazz Band and Orchestra Swing Back in Winter Concert

Chloe Choi, Reporter December 17, 2021

This winter, jazz and orchestra both have concerts. The jazz concert was on Dec. 5 and the orchestra concert is on Dec. 12.  Now that we are back to school in person, many activities on campus are...

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Calvin Barnum: Triple Threat

Calvin Barnum: Triple Threat

Meeka Rahimi, Reporter December 17, 2021

Senior Calvin Barnum is everywhere: leading Tradewinds meetings, swimming in the pool, and conducting the band. Chances are you’ve seen him on campus or at games, but how did he get to be such a triple...

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Graphic by Reddin Kehrli

Cooking with Creativity

TikTokker Emily Mariko and Others are Reinventing Our Perception of Food
Reddin Kehrli, Social Media Editor December 17, 2021

Diet culture, defined as “a rigid set of expectations about valuing thinness and attractiveness over physical health and emotional well-being,” has seized social media platforms, and the lives of teenagers...

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Photo by Victoria Nolan

Friend, Mentor, Custodian: Shawn Kim

Victoria Nolan, Reporter December 17, 2021

It’s easy to forget how much it really takes to keep a school in shape. Between PV High’s well-kept campus and overall positive community, it’s important to keep in mind that these things don’t...

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