Suspensions for Defiance Banned in CA

AUSTIN HERNANDEZ Copy Editor On Monday, Sept. 9, Governor Gavin Newsom signed a bill into law. Senate Bill 419 bans schools from suspending students for defiance, which can include disrupting class or being disobedient.  According to the Sacramento Bee, the new law, which will go into effect in July of 2020, would apply to students in K-8 and prevents expulsion

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New Vaccine Bill Toughens School Exemption Law

MOSES LOPEZ Staff Writer Senate Bill 276 was signed into law by governor Gavin Newsom on Monday, Sept. 9. This happened after Richard Pan, the writer of the bill, accepted the governors changes. The bill limits vaccine exemptions for students.  In California, doctors could excuse vaccinations of students for medical reasons. According to the Los Angeles Times, SB 276 would

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Former Student Becomes Principal

SABRINA TANG Staff Writer This year, there is a new principal, Marisa Palacios. She hopes to imbue students with the same mentality that helped her succeed when she was a student here. As the first principal to be an alumna of AHS, Palacios says she aims to use her personal experience as a former student to improve the campus environment.

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