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The Arrival of an Irish Tradition: Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day

Edison Chen, Staff Writer April 9, 2013

March begins with warm weather and clear skies, heralding the arrival of spring. As March 17th approaches, people prepare to celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day. Many people call the holiday “Saint Patrick’s...

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Engineering, Design, and Development

Ali Mar, Staff Writer December 11, 2012

Engineering, Design, and Development (EDD).  With Robertson as their teacher and with only 24 students in the class, students are able to create incredible projects, ranging from pacemakers to special...

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Recruitment Policy Changes

Krista Galleberg, Staff Writer December 11, 2012

Questions have been swirling around Palos Verdes High School’s campus, prompted by Dr. Stephany’s recent announcement that the PVHS administration has decided to “discontinue any recruitment efforts...

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Lemierre’s Syndrome

Alisa Tashiro, Staff Writer December 11, 2012

Strep throat can be taken lightly as just a cold, but without proper treatment it can lead to a trip to the hospital. Senior Chasen Volkel traveled to the Caribbean hoping for a relaxing and exciting trip,...

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The Campaign for 180 Days

Ali Mar, Staff Writer May 10, 2012

Around campus, students have been hearing about the teachers’ campaign for 180 days of school.  In order to achieve this, the district would need to get rid of ski week, or Furlough Week.  Furlough...

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Surprise Spring Dance

Nicole Wagner, Staff Writer May 10, 2012

The school year is nearing a close- STAR testing is over, AP testing will soon be over, and students’ minds are changing from the mentality of ‘school’ to that of ‘summer’. PVHS’ ASB has put...

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Star Testing

Soraya Safai, Staff Writer May 10, 2012

With the school year slowly coming to an end, standardized testing is back again. But is this year’s testing coming with a twist? On Tuesday, February 27 the Palos Verdes Peninsula school board came...

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Coachella Music Festival 2012

Lindsay Sunada, Staff Writer May 10, 2012

Fans of rock and alternative music will be coming together this April in Indio near Palm Springs to attend one of the largest music festivals in the country.  Coachella 2012 is a two day event featuring...

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Scholar Quiz

Nicole Wagner, Staff Writer May 10, 2012

What replaced the bison or buffalo when it became extinct in North America? The answer is cattle. This is a question asked during the first round of Palos Verdes High School’s highly anticipated, annual...

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Power Outages

Abbey Fisler, Staff Writer February 1, 2012

Lately, Palos Verdes residents have had their fair share of candlelit dinners. It sounds romantic, right? Well, it’s not for the Seakings who haven’t had power for three days and are trying to do...

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Shane McCusker: A Boy With a Heart of Gold

Avery Durko, Staff Writer February 1, 2012

Shane Shimatsu McCusker was born on September 9, 2010 at 6:11 p.m.  He appeared to a healthy, bouncing baby boy, weighing 6 lbs. 15 oz. The first thing doctors monitor when a baby is first born is their...

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Online vs. In-Store Shopping

Nicole Wagner, Staff Writer December 29, 2011

We all know the age-old tradition of holiday shopping- taking a trip to the mall, browsing around countless different stores in an effort to find your friends and family members a holiday gift, and,...

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