Complacency is Complicity

Sarah Liu, Writer

May 22, 2019

“And you all know,” Shakespeare warns in Macbeth, “security is mortals’ chiefest enemy.”  At Palos Verdes High School, this warning has never mattered more, as our security was our downfall in light of the racist ...

Teachers know best…

May 22, 2019

Graduating Sea Kings can still learn some life lessons from their teachers “Leave the world a better place than you found it. That’s your job” - Ms. Varela  “Getting to know your professors and visiting during office hours is critical . . . they...

Take it or leave it?

May 22, 2019

There are some things that you need to take to survive your freshman year of college, and there are also things that are better left at home. BRING IT Noise-cancelling headphones Shower shoes Instant noodles One ...

An Apologetic Senior

Alexa Stevens, Online Editor

May 22, 2019

Dear Teachers, Thank you for your efforts to teach curriculum to the senior class, myself included, during this second semester. Unfortunately, I cannot accept education at this time due to a myriad of factors… My dog ate...

Liberty for Some, but Not for All

Kyle Ahn, Writer

May 2, 2019

When the law is not enforced, minorities must make their voices heard. 64 deaths, more than 1,000 buildings looted or burnt to the ground, mandatory curfews, 1,100 marines, 600 army soldiers, and 6,500 national guardsmen patrolli...

A Letter from the Editors

Jamie Doo and Phoebe Lai, Editors-in-Chief

May 2, 2019

In spite of recent progress in the acceptance and appreciation of diversity in America, there are still a number of citizens who believe that speaking English should be mandatory when living in America.  Those on the more radical side maintain that peo...

How to Get Into College

Jamie Doo, Editor-in-Chief

May 2, 2019

Two Truths and a Lie ...

Students Should Be Given the Day off for APs

Chloe Slome, Writer

May 2, 2019

After preparing the whole school year for a test, AP students are now faced with another challenge during the day of their AP exam.   A policy put in place this year no longer allows students to be excused from classes all da...

Are AP Tests Worth Taking?

Ethan King and Noah Whang, Writer and Sports Editor

May 2, 2019

PRO By Ethan King, Reporter Are AP Tests worth it? Stress, caffeine, no sleep.  What does this sound like? AP test prep.  But unlike most high school tests,  AP exams cost quite a bit of money.  Ninety-four dollars per test, to be ex...

A Fan’s Take On Endgame

Seren Cho, Copy Editor

May 1, 2019

Just last week, the highly anticipated Avengers: Endgame, directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, the last (that we know of) Avengers movie begins right after Infinity War in the MCU timeline. The original six plus some other superh...

A Modest Proposal for Spring Break

April 7, 2019

Dear Whoever Decides When the Breaks Are, Spring Break could not be better. It’s the break we all look forward to. It comes at the perfect time -- a few weeks too late, but also, somehow, a few weeks too early. It’s t...

An Incurable Disease

Gabriella Rudy, Writer

April 7, 2019

It’s contagious, but seniors aren’t looking for the cure. An annual epidemic has recurred once more on PV High’s campus and is increasingly infecting senior Sea Kings. With common symptoms including urges to skip cl...