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‘March’ Onward with the Revised SAT

REBECCA ZENG News Editor NADIA GOV Staff Writer From March 2016 onwards, students will no longer aim a perfect the score of 2400 on the nationwide Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT). Instead, with the revised SAT, 1600 will be the highest score, along with other changes. The various changes will be …

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College Board ‘APUSH’ing Out 2014 Curriculum

ERIN KIM Staff Writer On July 31, College Board released an updated version of the AP U.S. History (APUSH) course and exam description. This change was a result of protests by opponents of the curriculum, who claimed the previous 2014 APUSH framework was unpatriotic and anti-American. According to College Board, …

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Update on PI Status at Alhambra HS

EVA ORTEGA Staff Writer “In spite of continued growth, AUSD has been identified as a Program Improvement (PI) District in Year 3 and is required to notify all parents of this status,” a letter handed out to students two weeks ago notified. AHS has been a PI school since 2012 …

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AHS’ New Counselor, ASB Adviser

SHELLEY LIN Staff Writer As the new school year begins, unfamiliar faces can be seen throughout the AHS campus. One new staff member includes the new counselor, Carol Lam-Jones, while ASB has a new adviser, Tuan Pham. Pham, who is a mathematics teacher as well, took over the position after …

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Los Laureados Award Recipients Share Their Inspirations

RECIPIENTS: ARELI ARELLANO, ANA CARO, ALLEN CHEN, XIOMARA DIAZ, XENNA GALLEGOS, FELICE GONZALES, ANHAYTE GUAJARDO, ALEXIS HERNANDEZ, SARA HERNANDEZ, KENNY HUYNH, LOURDES ILLINGWORTH, AYA JISHI, KEVIN KONG, DEBORAH LEE, CAROLINE REN, RENATA RODRIGUEZ, SADIE RUBALCAVA, BRIANNA SANDOVAL, KRISTIE SHAM, DILENE SOTO, IMELDA SOLIS, CAITLIN TAFOLLA-AGUIRRE, KIYOMI TAKEMOTO, SYDNEY TEA, ANNIE …

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Senior Honors Night Awards Outstanding Students

CAROLINE REN Editor in Chief DENISE TIEU News Editor With awards ranging from community scholarships to club recognition to department-specific achievements, Senior Honors Night showcased accomplishments on May 12 in the auditorium. After having refreshments in the cafeteria, students, parents and faculty headed to the auditorium to attend the award …

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AHS ‘Speaks Up’ for LGBTQ on Day of Silence

CINDY LUO News Editor Although speaking up presents one’s thoughts through audible sound, silence can also be used to voice one’s feelings or opinions. Wearing special red “Speaking Cards” in front of their chests and “Keep Calm and Be Yourself” T-shirts, 778 students and 57 faculty members followed the lead …

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Culminating the Year with Econ Summit

ELTON HO Copy Editor Customarily, one of the final projects for the senior year is the Economic Summit, which occurred on May 14 this year. Students taking AP Government or an economics course in their second semester participate in the event. It is meant to be an enriching activity, allowing …

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Opportunity to ‘Rise From Here’ at Stage Show

ELTON HO Copy Editor SHELLEY LIN Staff Writer After the end of the dance competition season, dance teams displayed the work they practiced throughout the year at the annual Stage Show. This year, Stage Show was presented on May 1 from 7:00-9:30 p.m. The performers consisted of All-Female, All-Male, Co-ed, …

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