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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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The Virtual Stage

The Drama Department navigates online school.
Aurora Khatibi Garrity, News Editor December 11, 2020

“The set is still on the stage, the costumes are still on the racks. It’s ready,” said Nicole Thompson, 13-year director and head of the Palos Verdes High School Drama Department.  Last March,...

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Tofurkey Season: Vegans & Thanksgiving

Sydney Lyle, Social Media Editor November 18, 2020

Thanksgiving is known for delicious food, and while some Sea Kings experience Thanksgiving a little bit differently, it is no less delicious. Veganism means that a person no longer consumes meats, eggs,...

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Special Holiday Traditions

Alexa Dox, Reporter November 18, 2020

Davryn McDuffie Sophomore Davyrn McDuffie and her family love to go to new places over Thanksgiving break.   “My family makes sure to explore a new place with fall foliage. We all love adventure,...

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Today’s Special: Tomatillo

The Point reviews a favorite small business with good taste
Andrew Carpenter, Reporter November 18, 2020

Tomatillo is a family-owned restaurant with great-tasting, authentic Mexican food located in the Golden Cove Center. The owners of Tomatillo are Carlos De Alba and his wife, Rosa De Alba. Carlos De Alba...

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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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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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