The Point

The Point

The Point

Fresh Advice!

Fresh Advice!

Sarah Milad, Staff Writer October 22, 2012

I never really knew how I felt about starting high school. I was excited to make new friends and to learn new things, but I was also nervous. I was coming from a private middle school, and no one knew...

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Puppets in the Voting Booth

Puppets in the Voting Booth

Lindsay Sunada, Staff Writer October 22, 2012

The great civil rights leader Cesar Chavez said: "...we don't need perfect political systems; we need perfect participation." The right to choose one's representatives in the voting booth is the linchpin...

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Honey Boo Boo, Alana Thompson, in her pink pageant dress.

“Here Comes Honey Boo Boo” With a Valuable Lesson

Grace Rehaut, Staff Writer October 22, 2012

Hon Bo Boo, Alana Thompson, in her pink pageant dres As a junior here at PV High, I’m already beginning to learn that a very stressful year lies before me. With AP classes, extracurriculars,...

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Real Housewives are Real People Too

Real Housewives are Real People Too

Sarah Miller, Staff Writer May 10, 2012

Thus, we should not fault the Real Housewives for wanting to make a little extra cash for having their day-to-day lives filmed. Wouldn’t you do the same if presented with the opportunity? For me, the...

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Late Start Wednesday

Soraya Safai, Staff Writer May 10, 2012

Every week seakings look forward to one thing, and they’re not Fridays - they are late starts.  Every Wednesday, we have been fortunate enough to come to school an hour and a half later than usual....

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Cell Phones

Grace Rehaut, Staff Writer May 10, 2012

Walking down the hall on any given day here at PV High, you are guaranteed to bump into at least one oblivious student, traipsing along while looking down at his or her phone, completely immersed in something...

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#JuniorYearProblems

Abbey Fisler, Staff Writer May 10, 2012

A typical day of Junior year might look a bit like this: four tests, four or more hours of homework, studying for AP tests, studying for the SAT and the subject tests, juggling school, sports, music, and...

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Social Networking

Social Networking

Lindsay Sunada, Staff Writer May 10, 2012

While waiting in line at Starbucks last week, I ran into a girl from one of my classes.  We did not know each other well, and the conversation quickly diffused into an awkward silence.  Rather than making...

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The Dangerous Games

Courtney Gilbertson, Staff Writer May 10, 2012

The Cinnamon Challenge. The Ice and Salt Challenge. The Choking Game. Water Binging. The Milk Challenge. Do these titles sound familiar?  Kids around the world have found new and seemingly-innocent...

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GOP Future

GOP Future

Josh Chaing, Staff Writer May 10, 2012

The long battle for the Republican nomination is over; Rick Santorum announced on Tuesday that he is suspending his campaign because of the hospitalization of his daughter who has been diagnosed with Trisomy...

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3D Movies Don’t Please Everyone

Isabel Bethencourt, Staff Writer April 7, 2012

As the way we consume media advances—books on Kindles, television shows on Hulu, and music on thinner and thinner iPods—it’s hard not to notice technological advancements in the movies as well. Faced...

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Kony2012 posters

Kony Scam

Courtney Gilbertson, Staff Writer April 7, 2012

On March 6, 2012, a wave of status updates, pictures, and new groups hit Facebook,  all relating to the now-infamous Joseph Kony. The popular video about the leader of the Ugandan guerrilla group (The...

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