Senioritis Sets In

Audrey Trell, Writer

January 31, 2018

As the excitement of winter break slowly fizzles out and the lull of the back to school grind sinks in, seniors face to ultimate decision: to try, or not to try? With first semester finals drawing to a close two weeks ago mark...

Students Yearn to Learn Outside the Classroom on School Field Trips

Lauren Jai, Writer

January 31, 2018

Oftentimes, students are faced with the same old routine in each class—notes and lectures, textbooks and discussions. But there is one way to make a class enjoyable and one where you and learn a lot: going on a field trip. ...

To Winter Formal and Beyond

Alexa Stevens, Writer

January 31, 2018

On January 27, students attended the Winter Formal in the California Science Center in Exposition Park. This unique venue contributed to the event’s space theme, as the room in which Sea Kings danced is home to Endeavou...

Celebrating Life, not Death

Amanda Houtz, Staff writer

December 3, 2017

Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a Latin American tradition, and is dedicated to the gathering of family and friends to remember those who have passed. It is celebrated all over the world in countries such as Mexico,...

Halloween Goes Off Without a Hitch

Michael Liu, Staff writer

November 3, 2017

In previous years, Seniors have not put PVHS in the best of light on Halloween. According to Principal Dr. Charles Park, “Since the reopening in 2002...I just believe every year we could have done better. Even if one studen...

Living the Double Life: A Teacher and a Student

John Hilden, Staff writer

November 3, 2017

Can you imagine teaching nearly two hundred students while still managing the stress of college level curriculum?   Laura Palosaari, a third year teacher here at PVHS, faces the challenge of teaching three different subjects ...

Sweet Treat for St. Patty’s

Sophie Piller, Writer

February 19, 2017

Each year on March 17, the citizens of Ireland along with the Irish-at-heart across the world celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. With approximately 34.7 million citizens with Irish ancestry in the U.S., this holiday is celebrate...

Sleep Deprivation in Teens

Sleep Deprivation in Teens

February 19, 2017

Author Harper Lee, who wrote

January 14, 2017

Is Winter Break Too Short?

Lauren Jai, Writer

January 10, 2017

 Winter break is a transition from school’s neverending tests, homework, and studying, to opening presents, being with family, and time for fun holiday traditions. However, do students think that winter break is too short?...