The Point

The Point

The Point

How does a day in the life of a student compare to a teacher’s?

Sierra Namvari, Reporter March 12, 2021

Amy Byrne (teacher) Morning:   “I wake up at 5:00am and get to school by 6:00am.” During school:   “While students are working doing asynchronous work or collaborative activities, I usually...

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Two Chickens in a Coop

A new Raising Cane’s location sparks debate between Chick-Fil-A lovers and Raising Cane’s fans
Natalie Tholan, Reporter March 12, 2021

As many now know, a new Raising Cane’s establishment opened on Mar. 2 on Western Avenue. While this is great news for Raising Cane’s lovers, it has sparked debate about what is the most popular chicken...

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A Bene-fish-al Pet

Pet fish have more benefits than what meets the eye
CJ Haddad, Reporter March 12, 2021

In a time where PVHS students are spending a prolonged time studying at home, a small pick-me-up could come in an unlikely form–a pet fish. Tiny as they may be—and boring as they are often described—fish...

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Endure and Overcome

Annie’s and Rafaello’s on getting through the pandemic.
Claire Hardesty, Editor-in-Chief February 5, 2021

As the COVID-19 virus has continued to worsen in the Southern California area, small local businesses are taking the hardest hit.  Annie’s Boutique is a local run clothing store located a block up...

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Love in the Time of Coronavirus

Sarah Liu, Editor-in-Chief February 5, 2021

Just as Alicia Keys sang in her 2007 song “Teenage Love Affair,” “Can you pick up the phone? ‘Cause I wanna holla,” it seems like all a high-schooler can do in the time of the Coronavirus...

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A Beginner’s Guide to Crystals

Lucia Ruiz, Features Editor February 5, 2021

Wellness and New-Age healing has caught the media by storm in recent years.  Even more recently, people are turning to crystals to help lower stress levels, promote self-love, and even focus better.  “In...

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Zooming to Club Rush and Connection

Frances Stott, Reporter February 5, 2021

This year, Club Rush was virtual. Despite these times, club members, students, and staff came together to keep the annual Club Rush alive.  However, it was very different from previous years, for both...

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Thrift-Shopping is Good for the Planet, and Your Budget

Sydney Lyle, Social Media Editor February 5, 2021

As the fashion industry has continued to grow, upcycling clothing has become more important. The fashion industry is the second largest polluter in the world, and environmental damage increases as the...

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Fashion Trends of Winter 2020

How the evergrowing influence of social media has changed fashion
Claire Hardesty, Editor-in-Chief December 11, 2020

This year has been a year like no other.  Many things have changed and new trends have arisen all through the world, specifically within the fashion world.  This year, many people have had time to...

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The Mysterious Magic of Manifestation

Alycen Kim, Centerspread editor December 11, 2020

The idea that we can make our wildest wishes and dreams come true in an instant sounds like something out of a fantasy novel or a Disney movie.  But, what if there was a guaranteed way to achieve our...

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Hopes Up for 2021

Lucia Ruiz, Features Editor December 11, 2020

New years are new beginnings, and after a year of nonstop hardship, 2021 provides a beacon of hope.  In March, PVHS announced that school would be online for a few weeks.  Weeks turned into months,...

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A Complete “Guide” To Finals

The overused studying tips that are easier said than done.
Vikesh Dheeriya , Reporter December 11, 2020

“Make sure you get at LEAST 8 hours of sleep during finals week!” Students will always prioritize getting exactly eight hours of sleep, especially when they get the sudden realization at 10:43 PM...

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