Taking a Shot at Donating

JACQUELYN LOI Staff Writer American Red Cross is the world’s largest humanitarian organization that provides disaster and emergency services. They offer disaster relief as well as health and safety training and education. Alhambra High’ own Red Cross organization also teaches their members basic first aid and disaster preparedness. “Red Cross offers practical information for our members and community on how

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Varsity Girls’ Soccer Achieves Almont League Championship

BRIANA THAI Staff Writer The varsity girls’ soccer team had high expectations for themselves this season and have pushed themselves to be the best athletes they could be. As their first California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) game approaches, the team has been working hard to accomplish their ultimate goal of qualifying past the third round of CIF. The girls had mercilessly

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Varsity Boys’ Basketball Anticipates Next Season

KEVIN KONG Sports Editor Finishing the regular Almont League season with a record of 3-7 and 11-16 overall, the varsity boys’ basketball team was unable to qualify for the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) preliminaries. The team, however, looks forward to the upcoming year by hoping to progress and qualify by obtaining a higher rank in the future. “Defense and team

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Department of Education Advocates for ELL Reform

DENISE TIEU News Editor SHELLEY LIN Staff Writer An estimated 10 percent of students in kindergarten to twelfth grade, nationwide, are English Language Learners (ELL). ELLs are defined by the federal government as students who do not speak, read, write or understand English well enough to score a proficient on state achievement assessments. There are five levels of ELL proficiency:

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Acadec Breaks Through to State Competition After Intensive Preparation

ELTON HO Copy Editor Qualifying for the state-level competition for the second year in a row, AHS’ Academic Decathlon (Acadec) team exemplifies how hard work can go a long way. After the regional-level Los Angeles County Academic Decathlon competition, AHS’ Acadec was initially told they did not rank high enough to continue competing at the state-level. Later, however, the discovery

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Aligning with Online Preschools

REBECCA ZENG Staff Writer The era of online schooling has been steadily evolving over the years, according to US News. Various online preschools that currently exist include ABC Mouse and CHALK Preschool Online. Their subscription prices are $7.95 and $11.95 per month, respectively. Studies have shown that the effect of online preschools can be both beneficial and detrimental to toddlers.

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