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Counselor Request

CAROLINE REN Editor-in-Chief Guidance counselors and teachers across campus work hard in order to ensure students stay on track for graduation as well as fulfill A-G requirements. At the beginning of the school year, counselors present to freshmen what these requirements are. Later, when students receive their transcripts in the …

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The College Care Plan

JOSEPH NEY-JUN Staff Writer Alhambra High school ranks higher than Mark Keppel and San Gabriel High School in terms of college readiness, according to U.S. News Education. AHS has a number of resources available to help students prepare for college which contribute to that score. In the classroom, some senior …

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Education through CCR

FARRAH LUU Staff Writer In today’s society, students are expected to be fully prepared for college and career life right out from high school. For students to be ready, they have to study hard and have an extensive curriculum. In addition to having a strong work ethic, students should also …

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Tick-Tock Turkey Talk: Introduction

JADE LIEU Features Editor When the weather gets colder and the leaves change color, it signifies that the holiday season is coming near, which means scarves, hoodies, pumpkin-spice lattes and, most importantly, Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving Day has become one of the many family traditions that people continue to celebrate across the …

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History Never Tasted Better

BARRY CHEUNG Staff Writer In modern society, Thanksgiving is a holiday that Americans celebrate with a feast in order to acknowledge the things that they are thankful for. Before this national holiday came into existence, other cultures and people had celebrated the harvest season with feasts. The Pilgrims and Native …

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Pilgrim’s Recipe

FARRAH LUU Staff Writer Quick Pear Tart Ingredients: 1/4 cup raw sugar, 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon, 1 sheet puff pastry, thawed 1/2 stick butter, melted 2 cans pear halves, keeping stem end attached, cut into 1/4-inch thick slices, 1/2 cup shredded cheddar Directions: 1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. …

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A Day Stuffed With Fun

SHELLEY LIN Staff Writer Thanksgiving is a time when families spend time together and give to those who are not as fortunate; however, thinking of a way to spend the day meaningfully with them can be a bit stressful. Thankfully, activities are around every corner. An activity can be an …

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A Tribute to the Brave

SYLVIA WINSTON Features Editor For some it is just another holiday, but for the rest of the country it is a day where tribute to fallen soldiers is paid. Whether you have someone who has served in the past or present, the nation comes together on this special day to …

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Veteran Victory

Amber Li Staff Writer Although Veterans Day is celebrated to remember those who fought in wars for America, it was initially remembered as the day the Great War (World War I) ended. In 1918, President Woodrow Wilson declared the date as “Armistice Day.” Armistice Day initially commemorated the end of …

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Lines of Duty

Rebecca Zeng Staff Writer Our country’s valiant defendants do not always return home safe and sound. On the contrary, they often return battered and worn out. That is why many institutions have been created to support veterans and their needs. One organization is the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA), …

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