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Education

For most of us high school students, college is no longer a choice—it’s a necessity if we wish to live a financially secure life. The disheartening notion that without a secondary education, our future is just short of hopeless, places an excruciating amount of pressure on our generation to achieve …

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Strange Obsessions

Pop icons: The quirky fashion and music of pop star Lady Gaga have captured our hearts. Our attention span has proven to be longer than two seconds. And although we’ve waved a sad goodbye to the now-iconic hairstyle of hair-flipping teen star Justin Bieber, most of us still idolize him—most. …

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Catastrophes

With every positive aspect in life, there seems to always be a negative one tailing. As humans, it is only natural that we tend to turn a blind eye to it. Yet, we’re still shocked and overcome with devastaion when they happen, surprised that something so tragic would occur in …

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By The Year: Defining Moments

Jan 20, 1993 – Bill Clinton appointed President April 6, 1994- death of Rwandan President Juvenal Habyarimana sparks Rwandan Genocide May 19, 1995 – Balamurali Ambati, world’s youngest doctor graduates from Mount Sinai at age 17 Aug 6, 1996 – NASA announces that life may have existed on Mars Mar …

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The Moor

The Moor is a biweekly publication run by the students, for the school and surrounding community. It strives not only to inform them of what is occurring on campus and its surroundings, but also to express the voices of the student body as an open forum. The Moor serves as …

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Meet The Moor Family

Lights. Camera. Action! Are you ready to go behind the scenes of The Moor? Let’s take a look and see what goes on with this student publication. Once you step through the door of C-225, you will see staff writers bustling about the room. On the left hand side, you …

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Get to Know Moor: The Adviser

Meet the man, Mark Padilla, who has guided The Moor staff through many years of success. You have advised The Moor for ten years, why have you decided to continue? The kids have a passion for what they do—[they have] a strong work ethic and the willingness to uphold the …

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Senior Editor in Chief

June is drawing closer, which means the seniors will soon be departing for their anxiously awaited college years. Before the senior EIC, Yvonne Lee, leaves, let’s get to know more about her job. What do you like about being on The Moor staff? I love being on The Moor. It …

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The Soundtrack to AHS

Everyone relates to music. On campus, groups like Orchestra, Choir and Band allow students to express their musical talent while entertaining the student body. With more than 100 members, Band stands as one of the prominent symbols of AHS. By StaffWriter Jennifer Pierce

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Meet the Band

“[The band], in one aspect, is a performance ensemble” said Band Director, Mark Trulson. From football games to parades and community performances in and out of Alhambra, Band supports athletics and does various service-oriented performances. According to Trulson, performing in the 2009 Rose Parade was their biggest accomplishment yet Over …

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