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AHS Alumnus Signs on with Boston Red Sox

ELLEN LI News Editor On Aug. 15, AHS alumnus and baseball player Noe Ramirez signed with the Boston Red Sox. Ramirez, who was their fourth-round selection in 2011, received a draft bonus of $625,000 due to his superior talent, his college track record and his determination. however, prospects were not …

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AP of Instruction Brandon Dade Bids Farewell to AHS

SHANNON LI News Editor Starting next school year, there will be changes to the AHS administration. The current Assistant Principal (AP) of Instruction, Brandon Dade, has been promoted to the position of principal in two Alhambra Unified School District high schools: Century and Independence. “I feel I’m ready to be …

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Special Academy Hosts Special Dreams Concert

ELLEN LI Staff Writer Most of us grow up with some kind of dream. Some people might wish to star in their own movies. Others might opt for a different route and wish to become firefighters or doctors when they grow up. Regardless of what the dream is, if there …

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Atlantic Edwards Theater to be Demolished

SHANNON HO Staff Writer Although the Edwards Theater on Atlantic Boulevard is now known for its discount-priced movie tickets, it was once hailed as one of the first multiplexes in Los Angeles and contains a rich history that dates back over 70 years. Despite being one of the oldest movie …

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AUSD Fundraises for Japan Relief

On March 11, a 9.0 earthquake struck near the east coast of Honshu, Japan. Though this would have been devastating in itself, the subsequent tsunami and nuclear plant meltdowns have rendered this a global tragedy. In the midst of all this loss, however, there has been a staggering outpour of …

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New California Vaccination Law

Beginning in the next fall of the ’11-’12 school year, a new immunization law will require all California students entering seventh through twelfth grade to be immunized with a Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria and acellular pertussis) booster shot. Previously, only incoming seventh graders needed records of the shot. Pertussis, more commonly …

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Seniors Inducted into Los Laureados

VICTORIA GAVIA Copy Editor Moor tradition was upheld this year as a special group of young men and women were recognized for their academic initiative and potential to succeed. Those who were nominated, and later selected, joined a group of distinguished individuals as part of the Los Laureados Honor Society. …

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ALA Honors Community Organizers

ALAN TAM News Editor The Alhambra Latino Association’s (ALA) annual Scholarship Fundraiser Dinner and Dance will be held on May 20. Headed by teachers, administrators and parents, ALA is an organization that encourages the educational growth of students in the San Gabriel Valley. The event is meant to present scholarships …

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Boys’ Federation Gears Up for Annual Car Show

JOYCE LAM Editor in Chief It has become a tradition for the Boys’ Federation Board to hold their annual car show to showcase a variety of unique automobiles from the student body and the surrounding car dealerships from the community. They do not profit from this event: it is a …

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AUSD Teacher Association to Protest Further Budget Cuts

JOYCE LAM Editor in Chief ALAN TAM News Editor Increases in class sizes, unpaid furlough days, reduced salaries and cuts to health benefits: all part of the current discussion within the Alhambra Unified School District (AUSD). As the California budget crisis continues to deepen, conversation concerning massive changes to the …

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