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The Hybrid Learning Haven

Sea Kings Explain why they Chose Hybrid Learning
Natalie Tholan, Reporter November 18, 2020

Karsten Wanke is a 15-year-old sophomore who is an advanced surfer and hope to continue to do distance learning to further perfect his surfing.  “During the quarantine I have been able to focus a lot...

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Online School Makes Brains Go Offline

Claire Hardesty, Editor-in-Chief November 18, 2020

Online school has become a part of every teen’s regular schedule, and it has begun to display its negative attributes on mental health.  Online school is something everyone has adjusted to and students...

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Social Media for Social Justice

Sarah Liu, Editor-in-Chief October 29, 2020

Following the deaths of Ahmaud Arbery, George Floyd and Breonna Taylor, a nationwide reckoning on race in American communities was impossible to ignore. Protestors took to the streets, but another group...

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Quarantine-O-Ween

Frances Stott, Reporter October 29, 2020

This year, Halloween will be looking a lot different.  Due to the pandemic the county of Los Angeles was going to “cancel” Halloween, but there was quite a bit of pushback from the community. Many...

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Seniors Help Secure Block Schedule

Vikesh Dheeriya, Reporter October 29, 2020

Through public board meetings over Zoom and carefully worded emails, a group of four seniors helped to convince the Board of Education to keep block schedule in online school.  In early July, seniors...

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New Voters Ready for Nov. 3 Election

CJ Haddad, Reporter October 29, 2020

As the Nov. 3 election draws closer, many PVHS students will be eligible to vote for the first time, with many having key issues on their mind as they pick presidents, propositions, and policies that will...

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Green Light for Blue Light Glasses

Sierra Namvari, Reporter October 29, 2020

Sitting up early in the morning at a computer everyday while trying to log into meetings minutes before they start can be stressful.  When your vision is too blurry and you are already getting headaches...

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Adjusting to the Unexpected

Online school is filled with disguised advantages and disadvantages
Lucia Ruiz, Features Editor October 29, 2020

2020, the year of COVID-19, has brought many surprises. No one could have predicted that schools worldwide would shut down because of the deadliest pandemic in over 100 years. Students, teachers and administrators...

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PVHS Teacher Wins Seat on City Council

Turner Helton, Reporter December 11, 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 11, 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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