The Point

The Point

The Point

Stifling Children’s Freedom

Parents Should Give Their Children More Freedom to Develop Interests and Personal Viewpoints
Sophie Stoddart, Reporter April 7, 2022

All parents want their children to be successful and prosperous. Parents have the obligation to help guide their children through life, and instill in them the lessons and wisdom they have acquired during...

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Survival Skills

Practical Skills Every High Schooler Should Learn
Amber Chen, Opinion Editor April 7, 2022

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A Letter From the Editors

Alycen Kim and Aidan Sun, Editors-in-Chief April 7, 2022

On the elementary school playground, we were told to “play fair.” Whether it was four square or dodgeball, we were all expected to follow the rules of the game, in order to create a fun and equal lunchtime...

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(Graphic by Eva Mayrose)

“It Was Just A Joke”

The Harm Behind Offensive Jokes
Eva Mayrose, Reporter April 7, 2022

From seemingly harmless jokes, to forward and flagrant racist and homophobic comments, you’d be surprised how many seriously offensive topics can be excused because they were “just a joke.” Since...

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Don’t Stress About Getting A Five

Naomi Gan, Reporter April 7, 2022

AP exam season is right around the corner, but before you start stressing about scoring a five on your exam, hear me out. Spending all your time and money on AP preparation is not worth it. In terms of...

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(Graphic by Alycen Kim)

A Rejection of All College Rejections

A Satirical Guide to Dealing With the Lows of Admission Season
Alycen Kim, Editor-in-Chief April 7, 2022

“We regret to inform you…”   You stare, horrified and shellshocked, at the tiny print on the screen in front of you. The very ground beneath you feels like it’s shaking, as if getting...

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Pint-Sized Stories

Chloe Choi and Luka Ardon, Reporters March 7, 2022

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(Graphic by Amber Chen)

A Test More Suitable for Gen Z:

A Modernized, Digital SAT
Natalie Wang, Reporter March 7, 2022

On Jan. 25, the College Board announced that starting in 2024, the Scholastic Aptitude Test, or SAT, would become digital, leaving many students questioning what this means for them and their college application...

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Therapy Dogs Would Help Students De-Stress During Finals Week

Meeka Rahimi, Reporter March 7, 2022

I believe that therapy dogs on campus would be a good idea for this school. Especially during finals week, when students have a lot of stress, it can be helpful to have a furry, comforting friend to confide...

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A Letter From the Editors

Alycen Kim and Aidan Sun, Editors-in-Chief March 7, 2022

America’s racist past is no secret, at least to students of Palos Verdes High School. Today, teachers, administration and students alike have done their best to promote curriculums in which truthful...

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(Graphic by Aidan Sun)

Digital Classroom Benefits In-Person School

Quinn Kearns, Reporter March 7, 2022

Many schools over the past couple of years have drifted away from using physical agendas, assignments and some tests.  Google Classroom is one platform that has aided teachers and students through...

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Politicians, Follow Your Own Rules

Andrew Carpenter, Design Editor March 7, 2022

Restrictions in response to COVID-19 started for Sea Kings on March 16, 2020 with school being called off.  Many other mandates soon followed to slow the spread of the unknown virus, and as an effect,...

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