The Point

The Point

The Point

Students taste the drink offerings at the new market.

New Market Offers New Options

Amanda Houtz, Staff writer October 5, 2017

With the closing of Fresh and Easy in 2015 came panic among PV High students as they lost the location that they could grab a quick snack or meal before, during, or after school. This is where Jocelyn...

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Nicole Halverson helps to lead the Red Tide section at a football game.

First Female Captain in Red Tide History

Phoebe Lai and Isabella Ruiz October 5, 2017

For the first time in PVHS history, students now have a female Red Tide leader: Nicole Halverson. A thorough investigation of Palos Verdes High School yearbooks and records shows that for the first...

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PVFA and District Reach a Tentative Agreement

Seren Cho, Staff writer October 5, 2017

The news of what some students were calling the “teacher strike” spread quickly throughout the first few weeks of the school year. This “teacher strike” was the negotiation of teacher contracts...

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Students work in a crowded classroom, which appears to be the norm. Here, Ms. Ruizs English 1 Honors class works in a room of 39 students.

PV Student Body Up by 183

Kyuri Kim, Staff writer October 5, 2017

Lunch lines are longer and many classrooms do not have enough desks for student. Some classes even have 40 to 50 students. The number of students in Palos Verdes High School has been steadily increasing...

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Freshmen Find Their Way

Graydon Leongkaye, Staff writer October 5, 2017

This year 450 freshmen enrolled at PVHS. Many freshmen had mixed feelings about the transition to high school. Some people felt happy to see their friends again. Other people felt nervous or prepared. One...

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First Summer Reading Novel for all Grade Levels

Phoebe Lai, Staff writer October 5, 2017

Due to racist incidents involving the swastika and racial slurs during last school year, the English Department of PV High picked the novel Warriors Don’t Cry by Melba Pattillo Beals as a summer reading...

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PV students lobby in state capitol

PV students lobby in state capitol

Students from PVPUSD had the opportunity to speak with legislators in Sacramento
Amanda Houtz and Audrey Trell May 18, 2017

On April 18 and 19 a group of Palos Verdes High School teachers and students traveled to the state’s capitol to lobby for the school district and certain issues surrounding education. These students...

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A San Bernardino County fire truck plunged over the side of the southbound 15 freeway, just south of Highway 138, when a lane and shoulder caved in due to heavy rains in the Cajon Pass, on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017. (Irfan Khan/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Monster Storm could be the biggest in LA area

Audrey Chung, Writer February 19, 2017

     Everyone feels differently of rain, some love it, some hate it. Over the past couple years, California was in desperate need of rain, and it looks as if it will be getting its needs this Friday...

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A view of Cathedral Rocks in Yosemite. (Mark Boster/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

“Firefall” at Yosemite

Audrey Chung, Writer February 19, 2017

Yosemite National Park, located in the Sierra Nevada mountains, where many enjoy camping, was spotted to have a “Firefall”. Everyone has heard of a waterfall, but a Firefall is heard of on a whole...

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Believe, The Spectacular Shamu Show, resumes February 27, 2010, at SeaWorlds Shamu Stadium, three days after a killer whale pulled veteran trainer Dawn Brancheau to her death. Trainers work with the animals from shallow ledges built into the sides of its tanks. (Ricardo Ramirez Buxeda/Orlando Sentinel/MCT)

Shamu’s “Final” Swim

Katherine Boyd, Writer January 13, 2017

     SeaWorld, for a long time, held the world’s amazement with their killer whale show, but recently, they have been receiving a different kind of attention from animal activists and lovers alike....

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Violence and hate following election results

Katherine Boyd, Writer December 1, 2016

     While the results of the 2016 Presidential election have left many in shock, it has spurred others into action. With Anti-Trump protests all over the country, many hope that their voice will be...

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California’s Single-User Restrooms Become ‘Gender Neutral’ by Law

Ariel Noh, Writer November 15, 2016

In the future, single-user restrooms in public buildings throughout California will be "gender neutral," meaning all people are welcome to use them regardless of their gender identities. This is the result...

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