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Extroverts, Please Leave Me Alone

Eva Mayrose, Reporter November 10, 2021

“Wait, are you new? I’ve never seen you before.”  “I didn’t know you could talk!”  “What do you mean you’ve never been to a party?”  Apologies, I didn’t mean to inconvenience...

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New Interim Principal to Begin After Thanksgiving

Aidan Sun, Editor-In-Chief November 10, 2021

After serving PVHS as interim principal throughout the fall months, Carter Paysinger is returning to retirement. He is to be replaced by a familiar face, Dr. Trista Ramirez, a former associate principal...

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PVHS Drama Takes the Spotlight with “Peter and the Starcatcher”

PVHS Drama Takes the Spotlight with “Peter and the Starcatcher”

Amber Chen, Opinion Editor November 10, 2021

After two months of diligent work behind the scenes, the PVHS Drama Department is ready to put on another series of stellar performances, with six in total.  On Nov. 5, 6, 7, 12, 13 and 14, the talented...

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Sea Kings Rush to Sign Up for Clubs this Week

Sierra Namvari, Photography Editor October 21, 2021

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Getting Personal With Paysinger

Meet Palos Verdes High School’s New Interim Principal
Aidan Sun, Editor-in-Chief October 19, 2021

After the resignation of former principal Dr. Allan Tyner in July, the Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District (PVPUSD) was left searching for a last-minute replacement. Enter Carter Paysinger,...

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Color guard captain, Madeline Smith, performing at halftime during PVHS vs Inglewood football game. 
(Photo by Cynthia Mindicino)

Marching Band and Color Guard Keep the Beat at Football Games

Amber Chen, Opinion Editor October 15, 2021

With the grandiose music performed live by the marching band filling the field, Sea Kings are always enthralled by the school pride they feel at PVHS football games. Although it is an underrecognized...

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This years Red Tide captains are Shayli Atashi, Michael Kwon, Owen Park, Noah Wahl, Matthew Carroll, and Isabella Firmani. 
(Photo by Cynthia Mindicino)

A New Wave for Red Tide

PV’s Student Section Introduces its First Female Duo
Reddin Kehrli, Social Media Editor October 15, 2021

The 2021-22 school year is different from the rest. There are seven Red Tide captains to help flood the campus with school spirit and, for the first time in school history, PV now has two female captains,...

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(From left to right) Live from 205s sports photographer and editor Erik Gressett, sports anchor Jamie Robertson, executive producer Rene Vela, reporter Ben Jorgensen and anchor Isabella Firmani take a final photo together. 
Photo courtesy of Isabella Firmani

“Live from 205” Receives Its Own Breaking News

Executive Producer and Advisor Rene Vela Accepts New Job at Chino Hills High School
Isabella Firmani, Reporter October 15, 2021

On Sunday, Sept. 12, “Live From 205” students, as well as the rest of the school, were hit with news that would quickly shift the entire production of their program. Rene Vela, the founder and Executive...

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Data gathered from school profiles, WASC reports, SARC reprts, and school registrars. Graphic by Luka Ardon

Enrollment at PVHS Falls To Eight-Year Low

Luka Ardon, Reporter October 13, 2021

For the third year since 2013, Palos Verdes High School (PVHS) has lost more than 100 students in its 2021-22 enrollment. This school year, PVHS enrollment decreased seven percent, losing 107 students. For...

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Second Dose Summer

Students Begin to Get Their COVID-19 Vaccines As Eligibility Expands to 13+
Lucia Ruiz, Features Editor May 20, 2021

As the world slowly opens up again, vaccines are being distributed rapidly. Vaccinations are essential to regain normalcy and to lower death counts. With the arrival of variants of the COVID-19 virus,...

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A Letter from the Editors

Editors-in-Chief Claire Hardesty and Sarah Liu pay tribute to all the under-appreciated gems PVHS had to offer them…and some things that are best left behind.
Sarah Liu and Claire Hardesty May 20, 2021

 Good Riddance To The Kid Bouncing His Legs on My School Desk. I’m trying to take notes in EHAP right now, not ride Thunder Mountain at 8 a.m. on a Monday. Get a fidget spinner or something. Goodbye...

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Students Return to Campus — Freshmen Feel the Benefits

Mallory Meyer, Reporter May 20, 2021

Starting April 12, students were given the opportunity to return to campus and resume taking classes in-person as part of the hybrid program. Those students returning are allowed to come four days out...

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