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New Initiative to Employ Merit Pay

ANTHONY PEREZ Staff Writer In an effort to receive additional funding from the state, the Alhambra Unified School District (AUSD) is planning to apply for the Race to the Top (RTTT) initiative issued by California’s Office of the State of Education. AUSD’s participation in RTTT, enforced by a national agenda, …

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Contract Causes Schedule Adjustment

YIFANG NIE Co-News Editor 59 minutes in second period, one 40-minute lunch, and a 2:45 p.m. dismissal. All of these are changes instigated by the administration at the beginning of the ‘09-’10 year. However, these changes have now been reversed, and students will now have to adjust to the previous …

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Bomb Threat at AHS a Bigger Scare than Finals

STEPHANIE LEE Co-Editor in Chief On Jan. 27 at approximately 8:00 a.m., AHS students were interrupted from their finals by the ringing of a lockdown bell. The lockdown was in response to a 911 call only minutes before, reporting threats of an explosive device on campus. After searching school grounds …

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Artists’ Anonymous Get Down with the 60’s

For the past months, the members of Artists’ Anonymous (AA) have been working on an exhibition influenced by 60’s styled visual art. Entitled “Kaleidoscope Eyes,” the collection consists of student-created artwork  inspired by the themes expressed in the late 1960’s and early 1970’s counter-culture movement. Currently on display at the …

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Alcohol Restriction Lowers Teenage Death Rates

In Oct. 2009, San Gabriel High School alumna Vicky Chen was killed by a drunk driver as she and a friend tried to fix a flat tire on the freeway. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, about 350,000 people between the ages 15 to 19 received medical …

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