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BTC hands out marshallows and makes hot chocolate for PVHS students.
(Photo by Chloe Choi)

Be The Change Hosts Wellness Week

Students receive support and destress before finals week
Chris Vasey, Reporter December 15, 2022

Mental health being negatively impacted by stress among high schoolers is a growing problem, and finals week only makes these struggles worse for many students. To combat this, Be The Change is putting...

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UCLA to Open Classes on Former Marymount California Campuses

Amber Chen, Editor-in-Chief November 10, 2022

To offer educational access to thousands more of its qualified applicants, UCLA has purchased two campuses formerly belonging to Marymount California University: one in Ranchos Palos Verdes, and the other...

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(Graphic by Aidan Shen)

Fentanyl Concerns Arise in Local Areas

Aidan Shen, Reporter November 10, 2022

The increase of fentanyl overdoses in Orange County and Los Angeles over the past few months has been widely discussed by faculty and members of the surrounding community. Substance abuse is not only a...

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(Photo by Lucia Ruiz)

Red Ribbon Week Shines Light on the Dangers of Drug Use

Enna Hosoi, Reporter November 10, 2022

“When I woke up in Torrance Memorial Urgent Care after overdosing in the Trader Joe’s bathroom, I never saw that coming. I thought it was going to be a routine day,” recovering addict and PVHS alum...

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Additional student parking in front of the office and library. (Photo by Lucia Ruiz)

Got Parking?

Administration works to create more student parking spots
Lucia Ruiz, Editor-in-Chief November 10, 2022

Parking has always been a highly discussed topic among students. Most students with a driver’s license have complaints about parking whether they may be how time consuming finding parking is, spot accessibility...

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Elton John to do a Final Tour of US, Europe

Olivia Kao, Reporter November 10, 2022

After decades of a widely recognized and extremely successful career, Elton John announced he will be touring Europe and the US one last time to CBS News earlier this year.  The 75-year-old pianist,...

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Community members protest at Malaga Cove on Nov. 6. (Photo by Sierra Namvari)

Death of Mahsa Amini Sparks Protests In Iran

Sierra Namvari, Photo Editor November 10, 2022

Soon after the murder of Mahsa Amini on September 16, an outraged group of citizens in Iran decided it was time for things to change.  Protests started all over the world in support of Iranian women...

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Community to Elect Four New School Board Members

Ella Sherry, News/Online Editor November 10, 2022

In early November of 2022, voters in Palos Verdes had the chance to elect new PVPUSD school board members. There were three open seats for a four-year term and one for a two-year term.  Results have...

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PVHS Walk of Fame Installed

Starring influential donors and alum
Lucia Ruiz and Eva Yancheson, Editor-in-Chief and Reporter November 10, 2022

For years, the PVHS Drama Department has been planning a Sea King Walk of Fame, a Hollywood-style walkway of stars featuring the names of influential patrons. On Thursday, Oct. 29, the Walk of Fame project...

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PVHS Enjoys Groovy, Casual Homecoming

Enna Hosoi, Reporter October 7, 2022

A casual Homecoming has been a tradition for PVHS.  In the span of the 20 years of its existence, there has never been a year where casual Homecoming has been changed to a more formal event.  “It...

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LASA Presidents Luka Ardon and Alina Montalvan at a cultural food fair last year. (Photo courtesy of Cynthia Mindicino)

Celebrating the Latin American History at Palos Verdes

Luka Ardon, Centerspread Editor October 7, 2022

This month, PVHS is celebrating Latin American heritage on campus.  Latin American Heritage Month’s purpose is to celebrate and learn about Latin American culture in the United States.  Christina...

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District Changes Fourth Grade Music Program

Elementary schools offer a new experience for students
Olivia Kao, Reporter October 7, 2022

As elementary school students enter the new school year, one grade level in particular will not have an opportunity given to previous students.  PVPUSD decided to replace the fourth grade instrumental...

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