The Point

The Point

The Point

Encouraging Ethical Media Coverage

Jamie Doo, Writer March 1, 2018

In the wake of the recent shooting that occurred in Parkland, Florida, mass media coverage of the tragedy occurred immediately, with almost no time to think about what occurred. This kind of reaction...

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Palos Verdes Continues to Prepare for Any Potential Threats

Palos Verdes Continues to Prepare for Any Potential Threats

Phoebe Lai and Isabella Ruiz March 1, 2018

This year Valentine’s Day shattered everyone’s hearts when the joyous holiday took a disastrous turn.   On February 14 in Parkland, Florida, nineteen-year-old Nikolas Cruz opened fire on the students...

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Proposed Tax Plan Will Affect College Students

Jacob Dominguez, Writer January 31, 2018

On November 16th 2017, a proposed tax plan by the GOP was made and that looks to have a hold on students’ everywhere. In the house of Representatives, the bill includes a 1.5 trillion tax cut and...

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Future Sea Kings Come to Open House Tonight

Phoebe Lai and Isabella Ruiz January 31, 2018

  For eighth graders, their parents, and potential students, this year’s Open House will be a night to remember. Students and faculty of PVHS have worked persistently to prepare for the event,...

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NK’s Nuclear Threats to Hawaii Seem Empty

Nikolas Tempereau, Writer January 31, 2018

It is often said that we live in a bubble at Palos Verdes. By a bubble, people mean that residents don’t fully experience the true horrors of the world, even though the dangers are not to far away. The...

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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:...

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The Battle of the Wits Comes Again

Isabella Ruiz, Writer January 31, 2018

All year long PVHS students look forward to the fast paced academic competition: Scholar Quiz. This contest is a team-based academic challenge in which students race to win trivia questions. Scholar Quiz...

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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...

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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....

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Adults Fined for Hosting Party

Audrey Trell , Staff writer November 3, 2017

Last February, the Palos Verdes Estates City Council began a conversation about implementing a Social Host Ordinance within Palos Verdes. This type of legislation had already been adopted by the neighboring...

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Teachers Resume Writing Letters of Recommendations

Michael Liu , Staff writer November 3, 2017

After weeks of negotiations between teachers and district officials, teachers agreed to write letters for students again on September 26, one day before a tentative agreement was reached between the district...

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Keep Underclassmen In

John Hilden, Staff writer November 2, 2017

Here at PVHS, our school has a carrying tradition of having an open campus policy for seniors. Although our school allows only seniors to leave at lunch, our student body has disregarded this rule for...

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