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New Interim Principal to Begin After Thanksgiving

Aidan Sun, Editor-In-Chief November 10, 2021

After serving PVHS as interim principal throughout the fall months, Carter Paysinger is returning to retirement. He is to be replaced by a familiar face, Dr. Trista Ramirez, a former associate principal...

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PVHS Drama Takes the Spotlight with “Peter and the Starcatcher”

PVHS Drama Takes the Spotlight with “Peter and the Starcatcher”

Amber Chen, Opinion Editor November 10, 2021

After two months of diligent work behind the scenes, the PVHS Drama Department is ready to put on another series of stellar performances, with six in total.  On Nov. 5, 6, 7, 12, 13 and 14, the talented...

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Meet the New Teachers and Staff at PVHS!

Staff November 10, 2021

Megan Babcock                                                                                                            Student Support Specialist  What...

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Getting Personal With Paysinger

Meet Palos Verdes High School’s New Interim Principal
Aidan Sun, Editor-in-Chief October 19, 2021

After the resignation of former principal Dr. Allan Tyner in July, the Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District (PVPUSD) was left searching for a last-minute replacement. Enter Carter Paysinger,...

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COVID-19 Mutates; Delta and Mu Spread

Vikesh Dheeriya, News Editor October 15, 2021

With the authorization and distribution of vaccines in America, cases of the original SARS-CoV-2 virus decreased in case numbers; however, different variants of this virus have been identified and are...

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PVHS is a COVID testing site for students and staff every Tuesday and Thursday.
Photo by Ella Sherry

PVPUSD’s Efforts to Fight COVID

Ella Sherry, Online Editor October 15, 2021

Students, teachers, staff, and district personnel have all been doing their part to ensure that the school year is off to a safe start for everyone. There have been 10 cases at PVHS since the start...

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Graphic by Kelly Donahue

Canceled SATs Frustrate Students

Kelly Donahue, Social Media Editor October 15, 2021

COVID-19 has had a heavy impact on students’ ability to take the SAT in the past year and a half, closing many testing locations sometimes within a few days of the scheduled test date. All the closures...

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Climate Crisis in California Affects Wildlife

Sierra Namvari, Photography Editor October 15, 2021

As California suffers through droughts, heatwaves and more deadly fires, many don’t realize how birds and other animals in these regions are being largely affected. The rising confusion causes birds...

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Graphic by Andrew Carpenter

California Recall Election Results

Andrew Carpenter, Design Editor October 13, 2021

The California Recall Election was an attempt to remove Governor Gavin Newsom from office. It took place on Sept. 14. There were two questions on the ballot. The first one asked if Newsom should or should...

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Data gathered from school profiles, WASC reports, SARC reprts, and school registrars. Graphic by Luka Ardon

Enrollment at PVHS Falls To Eight-Year Low

Luka Ardon, Reporter October 13, 2021

For the third year since 2013, Palos Verdes High School (PVHS) has lost more than 100 students in its 2021-22 enrollment. This school year, PVHS enrollment decreased seven percent, losing 107 students. For...

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Second Dose Summer

Students Begin to Get Their COVID-19 Vaccines As Eligibility Expands to 13+
Lucia Ruiz, Features Editor May 20, 2021

As the world slowly opens up again, vaccines are being distributed rapidly. Vaccinations are essential to regain normalcy and to lower death counts. With the arrival of variants of the COVID-19 virus,...

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Colleges Lay Out New COVID-19 Guidelines for Fall 2022

Colleges Lay Out New COVID-19 Guidelines for Fall 2022

Mia Harley, Reporter May 20, 2021

Many university freshmen missed out on a full campus experience this year. They, along with next year’s freshmen, look forward to college, though it will come with some COVID-19 safety guidelines. In...

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