Speech and Debate Members Qualify for National Tournament

CRSYTAL CHEAH Staff Writer Three Speech and Debate team members, Taylor Thomas (TT), Tiffany Chiang (TC) and Brandon Chau (BC), qualified for the National Speech and Debate Association (NSDA) tournament. They are qualified for Original Oratory, Congress-Senate and Congress-House, respectively. The competition will be taking place in Salt Lake City from June 12 to 17. Question: How do you feel

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Students Strive for Moor on MESA Day at University of Southern California

MICHELLE LIN Staff Writer Alhambra High School’s Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement (MESA) went to California State University, Long Beach on April 9 for Senior MESA Day. A majority of members placed and won trophies in the final competition. “MESA Day [was] a huge success for AHS because MESA Club [had] the greatest amount of people qualified to go that we

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Competitions

ALEX LIN Staff Writer The most recent summer Special Olympics offered over 20 sports for athletes to compete in. Some of the sports included basketball, volleyball, soccer and many more. Others interesting events were sailing, bowling and powerlifting. In basketball, the teams were split up into many divisions to ensure that athletes got paired with other athletes with similar physical

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FHA-HEROes: Leaders in and out of the House

ELTON HO Copy Editor At AHS, members of the Future Homemakers Of America-Home Economics Related Occupations (FHA-HERO) club sharpen their career and leadership skills as they explore a variety of home economics-related topics throughout the year, including fashion and cooking. Adviser and Vocational Education Department Head Julie Eyre assists club members with their topic of interest. On Feb. 22, members

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AHS’ Publications Compete at ELAJEA

SHELLEY LIN Staff Writer For six months, the Moor Weekly newspaper and the Alhambran Yearbook prepared for the Eastern Los Angeles County Journalism Education Association (ELAJEA) write-off competition on Feb. 22 at Schurr High School. Other schools, including San Gabriel, Walnut, Wilson, Diamond Bar, Schurr, Glen, Bell Gardens and Temple City, also competed. The events in the competition for newspaper

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Acadec Qualifies for State Competition

SHELLEY LIN Staff Writer Academic Decathlon (Acadec) is an annual high school academic competition organized by the non-profit United States Acadec Association. Individuals take seven multiple choice tests in 30 minutes in the subjects art, economics, language and literature, math, music, science and social science. In addition, there are three subjective events that are graded by judges: the essay, interview

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