The Point

The Point

The Point

Senior Season 2021

Senior Season 2021

May 19, 2021

Sea King seniors were able to enjoy some traditional senior activities during their final weeks of school. With masks on, seniors shared their college destinations and then both juniors and seniors celebrated...

Continue Reading

Congress Aims to Prohibit LGBTQ+ Discrimination Through Bipartisan Equality Act

Aurora Khatibi Garrity, News Editor April 9, 2021

On Feb. 25,, the House of Representatives voted to pass H.R.5, or the Equality Act, for the second time in American history, this time with a bipartisan vote of 224-206. The bill will prohibit discrimination...

Continue Reading

On Gender Imbalance, ASB Seeks to Shift the Tides

Sarah Liu and Claire Hardesty April 9, 2021

Just as surfers in PV can count on the tides to change throughout the day, the students of PVHS can rely on the Red Tide to always be there, even as its leaders change every year.  While this school...

Continue Reading

Senior Season Begins

Emily Typrowicz, Sports Editor April 9, 2021

Football games, homecoming, CIF, and graduation are just some of the things students look forward to in their senior year.  Unfortunately with three months of school left seniors have missed out on most...

Continue Reading

How the Pandemic has Affected College Applications

John Kim, Reporter April 9, 2021

Due to the pandemic, the college application process has arguably changed quite dramatically. People’s fears became reality, and some of these alterations will prevail while some will not.  One prominent...

Continue Reading
Stop AAPI Hate

Stop AAPI Hate

Asian American Community Calls For Justice In Wake of Hate Crimes
Aidan Sun, News Editor April 9, 2021

On a chilly night in Atlanta on March 16, a gunman targeted and killed eight, including six Asian American women. Days later, the headlines of major news outlets still read, “motive unknown.” But...

Continue Reading

AP Testing Amidst the Pandemic

Curtis Liu, Online Editor March 12, 2021

Whilst the pandemic raged on, many AP students began to wonder how they could take these exams they have been preparing for in the past six months.  Computers were permitted for the first time in a College...

Continue Reading
Wellness Initiatives Aim to Combat Mental Health Woes

Wellness Initiatives Aim to Combat Mental Health Woes

Sarah Liu and Claire Hardesty March 12, 2021

In the Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District, there are now two diseases that students and staff have become acutely aware of: one of the lungs, and one of the heart and mind.  The already-existing...

Continue Reading

Major Relocations Leave People Wondering Why Companies Are Ditching California

John Kim, Reporter March 12, 2021

Recently, prominent figures like Elon Musk and companies like Oracle have announced their departure from California to Texas, shaking up the scene and perhaps alerting many people.  However, they are...

Continue Reading

Decoding iPhone Security and Safety Tips

Alexa Dox, Reporter March 12, 2021

The world’s technology is constantly growing and expanding in numerous ways that benefit our daily lives.  Due to this rapid growth in technology, illegal activity to exploit these technologies is...

Continue Reading

Democrats Pass $1.9 Trillion American Rescue Plan

March 12, 2021

On Wednesday, Mar. 10, the Democratic-controlled House passed President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package ahead of a Sunday deadline when unemployment benefits expire. In conjunction...

Continue Reading

Wall Street’s Laughing Stock

Andrew Carpenter, Reporter March 12, 2021

Everyone has heard of the GameStop stock price skyrocketing and how it made Wall Street mad. To understand why Wall Street got mad and what happened, you need to understand what shorting a stock is. “Shorting...

Continue Reading