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Studio Ghibli Releases “The Boy and the Heron”

Natalie Dardon, Reporter December 12, 2023

“The Boy and the Heron” is the most recent Studio Ghibli movie that will be released in the U.S. on Dec. 8, 2023.  In 2013 the director of Studio Ghibli, Hayao Miyazaki, stated he would be entering...

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Meta’s Instagram and Facebook Face Lawsuit from 33 States

Sloane Houterman, Reporter December 12, 2023

On Oct. 24, 2023, 33 states, including California, filed a lawsuit against Meta, which owns Instagram and Facebook, alleging a series of violations of law in their treatment of the youth.  California...

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BTC to Host PVHS Wellness Week

Enna Hosoi, Reporter December 12, 2023

Wellness Week is an event being put on by the BTC committee, during the week before finals, and it’s intended to help students destress and develop coping skills to deal with stress around academic testing.  “The...

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Government Shutdowns:

Government Shutdowns:

What would be the aftermath?
Ethan Sung, online editor December 12, 2023

Early on Nov. 16, 2023, Congress, with President Biden’s approval, finalized a bill that provided a government funding package that temporarily ended the discussions of a potential government shutdown...

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Fitness 19 Offers Affordable Fitness in Palos Verdes

Fitness 19 Offers Affordable Fitness in Palos Verdes

Nathan Chavira, Reporter December 12, 2023

A new Fitness 19 gym is opening in the Palos Verdes Promenade.  Located in Rolling Hills, Fitness 19 offers a convenient option for Palos Verdes residents.  “It’s a lot closer than other gyms,”...

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Behind the New Class Comp Rules

ASB Implements New Rules That Give all Grades a Chance to Win
Sophie Stoddart, Sports Editor December 12, 2023

For years it has been a tradition that seniors win every Class Comp. This historical winning streak leaves freshmen, sophomores, and juniors disappointed or indifferent due to the predictable outcome of...

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Lights Up: New Contract Sheds Light on Night Game

Olivia Kao, Features Editor November 1, 2023

A spirited energy roared through the packed student section at last year’s homecoming football game - the first night home game since PVHS reopened.  A contract recently signed with the city of Palos...

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Who is Dr. Serrano?

PVPUSD Introduces New Superintendent
Ethan Sung, Web Editor November 1, 2023

Dr. Devin Serrano has been introduced to the Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District as head superintendent.  Serrano majored in Political Science at California State University Chico with the...

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California Dreamin: Homecoming Highlights

Zoe Barton, Reporter November 1, 2023

Traditionally, ASB choses the homecoming theme in early September, however this year’s theme was selected several months ago. The California Dreamin’ theme was all based on an In-N-Out truck.  “I...

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New LA Harbor Dual-Enrollment Courses Offered at PVHS

Nathan Chavira, Reporter November 1, 2023

In partnership with Los Angeles Harbor College, three new dual enrollment pathways have been introduced at PVHS. Each pathway consists of semester-long, college level courses earning students both high...

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New Law Requires Gender Neutral Restrooms in Public Schools by 2026

Valerie Villegas, Reporter October 30, 2023

On Sept. 23, 2023, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed a new law requiring K-12 public schools to accommodate all students by installing gender neutral bathrooms alongside gendered restrooms by July...

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Entertainment Strikes Disrupt Fall TV

Sloane Houterman, Reporter October 30, 2023

On May 2, 2023, the Writer’s Guild of America (WGA) went on strike over labor disputes with the Alliance of Motion Pictures and Television Producers (AMPTP).  The WGA negotiated for better pay from...

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