Construction Forces A-building Relocation

YIFANG NIE Co-News Editor Despite the funding issues facing school districts across the nation, Alhambra Unified School District has found funding to renovate AHS. In addition to the new science building currently being built, all of the classrooms in the B-building were improved with new ceilings and lights over the summer. The same makeover is planned for classrooms in the

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Seagulls present Nuisance at Lunch

SHANNON HO Staff Writer After the lunch bell rings, you may notice a new addition on campus as students walk to their fifth period—the flock of seagulls circling above. They watch curiously while students enjoy their lunch and then swoop down without warning. The reason as to why they are there brings up questions. “It’s definitely the lunches that kids

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AHS to get New Vending Machines

It’s passing period and you’re going to your next class. You want a snack; the problem is, the vending machines are too far away. Fear not, the Alhambra Unified School District (AUSD) has a solution for you. AHS will soon have brand new vending machines. Tri-Star Vending and Coca-Cola operate AHS’ current machines, which are at least ten years old.

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Forgotten ID Cards Result in Consequence

At the beginning of each semester, AHS implements new rules, but one that has not changed is the replacement and consequences of losing or forgetting ID cards. Losing the cards can be a hassle. Without them, students are not allowed to borrow any books from the Bookroom. In an emergency lockdown, students without proper identification are not allowed to step

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Tianjin Nankai Students Visit Campus

On Feb. 3, students from Tianjin Nankai High School (TNHS), in southern Beijing, visited AHS. It is one of the most prestigious high schools in China and a distinguished public school for preparing students to take the National College Entrance Exam. They are part of a program sponsored by East Los Angeles College to allow students to come to America

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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, would impose stricter standards in the classroom. Among other agreements,

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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 school year’s bell schedule. Effective since Feb. 2, the new

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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 with the help of AHS and district personnel, the Alhambra

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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 AHS library, the exhibit features vibrantly colored collages, psychedelic paintings

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