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PVHS Teacher Wins Seat on City Council

Turner Helton, Reporter December 12, 2019

“It’s a beautiful place to live. It’s a beautiful place to raise kids and I don’t want to see it change.” That’s what Spanish teacher, Barbara Ferraro, said when asked about what made her...

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Brass and Class

Heather Bryant, Reporter December 12, 2019

Last night on December 10, Jazz Bands 1 and 2, as well as the PVIS Jazz Ensemble, performed in their annual winter concert.  The PVIS Jazz Ensemble opened with jazz classics including “Freddie Freeloader,”...

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The Pink Tax: The Extra Cost of Being a Woman

Alycen Kim, Reporter December 11, 2019

Products such as shampoo, razors, and deodorants are considered necessities. But most people don’t realize these necessities can actually vary greatly with price depending on their gender.  Walk into...

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No More “Red Light, Green Light”

Beloved security guard retires after 16 years at PVHS
McKinley Pieper, Reporter December 11, 2019

“Don’t sweat the small stuff. Enjoy life! Strive to enjoy every day!” campus security Richard Burton says to the students of Palos Verdes High School.  The school’s beloved security guard will...

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New German Students at PV

Aurora Khatibi Garrity, Reporter December 11, 2019

It’s normal to hear people’s study abroad travels spanning two weeks to three months. However, two new PVHS students turned the “study abroad” experience into a lifestyle, having immersed themselves...

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A Spotlight on Multicultural Sea Kings

Emily Vitanachi, Reporter October 23, 2019

At first glance, senior Kelsey Sanchez may not seem multiracial, but her heritage reveals her diverse background. With a Japanese mom and a Hispanic and Native American dad, she feels she has a different...

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Mentoring Youths, Creating News

Nicole Medawar, Reporter October 23, 2019

Junior Sydney Lyle rushes to 7th Street Elementary after a day of classes, buzzes herself into the office, and signs in. She then heads over to the computer lab where she is greeted by 30 elementary school...

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Warren on Wheels: A commute to save the earth

McKinley Pieper, Photography Editor October 23, 2019

Jim Warren has taught Physics at PVHS for fifteen years. He loves riding his bike to school on a daily basis and keeps it to the left side of his classroom desk.   “I once ran a stop sign” and...

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PV Seniors Battle with Bots

John Kim, Reporter October 23, 2019

Two enterprising engineers, seniors Steven Davis and Trevor Heise, competed in April 2019 in BattleBots, a robot combat television series on the Discovery Channel.  “My team was looking for something...

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Working Towards Knowledge and Independence

Chloe Lendi, Features Editor October 23, 2019

What sparked senior Emmy Rener to apply for Congressmen Ted Lieu’s Youth Advisory Council was her passion for politics and policymaking.  “I have always had an appreciation for government and politicians,...

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PV High Halloween Horror: Seniors reflect on how their first PVHS Halloween led to changes

Fin Kehrli, Reporter October 23, 2019

Shocking. Horrible. Traumatic. Consequential. All of these words can be used to describe October 31, 2016, one of the darkest and most terrifying days in Palos Verdes High School’s history. At least,...

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New Change, New Year

Sydney Lyle, Reporter October 23, 2019

What seemed like a typical year of promposals last year quickly became anything but when a racist slur was broadcasted throughout campus.  The news was quickly shared throughout social media as students...

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