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I Declare Day 2022

I Declare Day 2022

Congratulations to the Class of 2022!
May 25, 2022

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(from left to right) Matthias Yee, Grant Walther, Sam Malekzadeh and Will Bray listen intently to the next Scholar Quiz question. Their team took home the championship. (Photo by Luka Ardon)

PVHS Students “Go for the Green” at 2022 Scholar Quiz

Victoria Nolan, Reporter April 7, 2022

Scholar Quiz, Palos Verdes High School’s annual high-intensity trivia battle, is known for inciting scholarly enthusiasm and exciting students with the opportunity to exercise their knowledge through...

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ASB Director Jama Maxfield and her children celebrate Kansas’s National Championship.(Photo courtesy of Jama Maxfield)

Kansas Jayhawks Win it All in March Madness 2022

Jonathan Liu, Sports Editor April 7, 2022

As the month of March arrived, the yearly college basketball tradition did as well.  The NCAA March Madness tournament, one of the most anticipated times of year, finally arrived.  With the one...

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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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The Man, The Myth,  The Larkins

The Man, The Myth, The Larkins

Luka Ardon, Reporter April 7, 2022

If there is one particular staff member who could kickstart your high school English classes freshman year, help in the final stretch of AP Lang or even be your soccer coach for all four years, it is Derek...

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Choreo Dancers Leap Into Spring Concert

Sierra Namvari, Photography Editor April 7, 2022

PVHS’ annual Spring Choreo Concert was a hit to all students and audience members. The show has a different theme every year, this year being “An Evening of Dance and Music.”  “In the past...

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(Graphic by Aidan Sun)

Masks No Longer Required in Schools

Lucia Ruiz, Features Editor April 7, 2022

On March 12, almost two years after the emergence of COVID-19, L.A. County ended its mask mandate and allowed school operators to decide their rules for masks.  An email from Superintendent Dr. Cherniss...

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(Photo Courtesy of Cynthia Mindicino)

PV Drama Puts on a Magical “Matilda” Production

Amber Chen, Opinion Editor April 7, 2022

Based on the original award-winning novel by Roald Dahl, “Matilda the Musical” is coming to life on stage at PVHS this spring. Opening on Apr. 8, the show will run for six days, with additional performances...

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10th Annual Remember the Tritons Walk

Aidan Sun, Editor-in-Chief March 7, 2022

On Feb. 18, members of the community came together during the 10th annual Remember the Tritons Walk during sixth period. The Remember the Tritons Walk is held in honor of former student Brian Booth who...

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(Photo courtesy of Jackie Lane)

PVHS Junior Leaps Into Greatness

Alycen Kim, Editor-in-Chief March 7, 2022

In October of last year, junior Jackie Lane was handed the opportunity of a lifetime: to compete in one of ballet’s most distinguished international competitions. Lane was one of 73 ballerinas chosen...

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From left to right: Ryan Fuerte (10), Calvin Barnum (12), Will Sasaki (12), Austin Roach (10) (Photo by Amber Chen)

Behind the Scenes of the Matilda Musical Pit

Eva Mayrose, Reporter March 7, 2022

Every year, the incredibly talented PVHS drama department puts together a fall and spring show. Passionate actors, hard-working stage crew, set designers and technicians all spend weeks preparing and practicing...

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A Cal-amity in Admissions

UC Berkeley freezes enrollment for prospective applicants
Vikesh Dheeriya, News Editor March 7, 2022

On Feb. 14, University of California, Berkeley announced a recent court decision that would reduce the enrollment of the incoming freshmen class by one-third.  The resident group, Save Berkeley Neighborhoods...

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