A Scope Into Theater

Issue 22 Features Mia Takasaki Staff Writer Theater originated in ancient Greece. School productions tend to recreate classic plays, such as “Kiss Me Kate,” the upcoming play at Alhambra High School which will be presented in April. One of the world’s most famous playwrights is William Shakespeare. He wrote about 37 plays during his lifetime. Some of Shakespeare’s most famous

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Accept That Reject!

Jennifer Fan Staff Writer You have spent your whole high school career for this moment. Anxiously, you open the faithful letter, or email, hoping to see “Congratulations” in the first sentence, but instead, there is a hurtful “Thank you for considering…” It is hard to recover from rejection, especially if it is from your dream school. However, remember that an

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Alhambra HS Artists, Performers Present First VAPA Festival

KENNETH HOU Staff Writer On March 19, AHS held its first Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) Festival, in which the various AHS arts programs displayed their skills to visitors from the community. The VAPA Fest was centered around the cafeteria, little theater and auditorium. In the auditorium, performing arts groups such as Choir, Orchestra, Band, Alhambra Dance and All Male

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AHS Associated Student Body Holds Elections for Prospective Student Leaders

REBECCA ZENG News Editor MICHELLE LIN Staff Writer While U.S. presidential candidates are continuing their campaigns, our student government hosted information meetings for those who are interested in becoming student leaders and campaigning begins after spring break. Alhambra’s Associated Student Body (ASB) is a group of students who cooperate with various clubs and staff to organize school-wide affairs such as

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Students Win C-SPAN StudentCam Contest

MADELINE PARAGAS Staff Writer AHS seniors Andy Chan, Shannon Kha and Aaqil Khan won second place in the West division for the Cable-Satellite Public Affairs Networks (C-SPAN) annual StudentCam contest. StudentCam is an annual nationwide competition for students in grades six through twelve. There are two categories: a Middle School and a High School category. According to C-SPAN’s website, students

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Thespians Present Harvest of Hard Work in Spring Musical

FARRAH LUU Editor in Chief Thespians have a tradition of putting on musicals. This year, Thespians has decided to put on Little Shop of Horrors, a horror comedy that spotlights a man-eating plant. “The [last] three months that we’ve been working on this show has been full of hard work, and dedication in order to make this show the best

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What to Know about the California Assessment of Students

ELVIN CHAU Staff Writer The Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC) is a statewide group that makes the standardized test California Assessment of Students and Performance and Progress (CAASPP). The test consists of applying Common Core Standards to English and mathematics assessments. On March 12, AHS held English and math boot camps that provided practice assessments for students to preview the

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