I Know Where You Are

MICHELLE PAULINO Staff Writer Odds are that you are part of the thousands of adolescents who use social networking sites. Notifi cations, the phrase “tag me,” and “liking” are now integrated in your vocabulary. One of the more fairly recent additions to facilitate all of your activities is the “Check-In” or “share your location” option available on Facebook and Twitter.

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Why We Can’t Have Nice Things

ASTRID TOVAR Staff Writer Compared to some schools, weʼre pretty well off—we can afford books, supplies, sports and a newspaper, not to mention a new building. Sure, there are plenty of other things we could have—even more reason not to take the things we do have for granted. However much or however little we have, we should still have pride.

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Homecoming Honors Sara Maloney

OLIVIA CHEUNG ELLEN LI News Editors On Oct. 14, during the halftime show of the Homecoming Game, AHS’ late Choir and Color Guard director Sara Maloney was presented with the honor of being the Homecoming Grand Marshal. As a tribute to her memory and to thank her for her years of service and dedication to the school, her daughter and

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School-Related Updates Now Accessible Through Facebook

JOHNNY HUYNH Staff Writer In today’s technologicallyadvanced world, social media outlets make posting information fast and efficient. Since last summer, AHS has created a Facebook page that is currently followed by over 840 current and former students. During the planning stage, several social networking outlets were considered, but it was decided that Facebook was the most accessible for students to receive updates. The page is

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LAUSD Homework Counts Less Toward Grades

DIANA LI Staff Writer Summer is a season that is enjoyed by many. For some, it is the allure of the cloudless skies and long days; for most students, however, it is the relaxed feeling of being homework-free. However, in some school districts, this feeling might continue throughout the school year. During the summer, the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) changed one of its long-standing

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JV Tennis Remains Diligent in Strengthening Skills

ANGELYNE CHU Sports Editor New challenges await the JV girls’ tennis team this year as they begin their season with seventeen members, many of whom are still learning the sport. Although the team performed well during their preseason with a 3-5 record, they acknowledge that there is still room for improvement. “We have many beginners this year, so we need

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