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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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El Camino Offers Alternative Path to UC and Cal State Admissions

Andrew Carpenter, Reporter May 20, 2021

“One in four or five seniors in the PVPUSD will begin their higher education at a California community college with the opportunity for guaranteed transfer to most UCs and Cal States,” College and...

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Senior Season 2021

Senior Season 2021

May 19, 2021

Sea King seniors were able to enjoy some traditional senior activities during their final weeks of school. With masks on, seniors shared their college destinations and then both juniors and seniors celebrated...

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Congress Aims to Prohibit LGBTQ+ Discrimination Through Bipartisan Equality Act

Aurora Khatibi Garrity, News Editor April 9, 2021

On Feb. 25,, the House of Representatives voted to pass H.R.5, or the Equality Act, for the second time in American history, this time with a bipartisan vote of 224-206. The bill will prohibit discrimination...

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“This is Written Into America’s DNA”

In the wake of the Atlanta spa shootings, pleas to #StopAAPIHate have been amplified by the AAPI community. The Point breaks down the long history of anti-Asian racism that has led us to this moment.   The...

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Car Connoisseurs of PVHS

Claire Hardesty, Editor-in-Chief April 9, 2021

The students of PVHS have always put an emphasis on making their cars personal to them and their personalities. Driving up to campus, you can be certain there will be a variety of colorful VW Bugs, Jeeps,...

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Following Other CA Schools, PVHS Finally Opens Its Doors to Students

Vikesh Dheeriya , Reporter April 9, 2021

After a year of distance learning, many high schools in California recently reopened to an in-person format with PVHS, returning April 12, not far behind.  Most of the in-person schools that have reopened...

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Stop AAPI Hate

Stop AAPI Hate

Asian American Community Calls For Justice In Wake of Hate Crimes
Aidan Sun, News Editor April 9, 2021

On a chilly night in Atlanta on March 16, a gunman targeted and killed eight, including six Asian American women. Days later, the headlines of major news outlets still read, “motive unknown.” But...

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Wellness Initiatives Aim to Combat Mental Health Woes

Wellness Initiatives Aim to Combat Mental Health Woes

Sarah Liu and Claire Hardesty March 12, 2021

In the Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District, there are now two diseases that students and staff have become acutely aware of: one of the lungs, and one of the heart and mind.  The already-existing...

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PV Jerseys Cross the Finish Line Once Again

Claire Hardesty, Editor-in-Chief March 12, 2021

With the PV High stripes in retirement for almost a year now, no team has taken the field in a jersey reading “Palos Verdes” since the beginning of March last year. As of now, since the state has...

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