ASB Spreads Moor Spirit in Spring Rally

SHELLEY LIN Staff Writer On April 3, ASB hosted the annual Spring Rally during lunch. The Spring Rally presented this season’s sports: boys’ volleyball, swim, badminton, boys’ tennis, track and field, girls’ softball and boys’ baseball. “[This spring rally], we [wanted] to highlight [student athletes’] accomplishments and also celebrate senior athletes on four years of hard work,” ASB president Kristie

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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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Teen Girl Vaccinated Without Parental Consent

JADE LIEU Staff Writer On March 9, a 16-year-old girl in Chicago was secretly vaccinated by Wells High School without consent, according to Education News. The teen, Noelle Miller, wound up receiving multiple immunization shots including one for Hepatitus A, chicken pox, meningitis and Human Papillomavirus Infection. According to Education Views, only one of these vaccinations was given parental consent.

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99 Ranch Market to Replace Ralphs

DENISE TIEU News Editor Alhambra City Manager Mary Swink announced on Feb. 23 that after years of business, the Ralphs on E. Main Street will be closing. According to Alhambra Source, Ralphs did not renew its lease because of unsuccessful rent negotiations. “It’s disappointing. I’ve been walking to Ralphs for many years to do my grocery shopping. I’ve had the

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ALA Honors AUSD Supt.

REBECCA ZENG Staff Writer Alhambra Unified School District (AUSD) Superintendent Laura Tellez-Gagliano, along with five other scholarship recipients from AUSD, will be honored on May 1 at Almansor Court during the Alhambra Latino Association (ALA)’s Annual Scholarship Fundraiser Dinner and Dance, according to Around Alhambra. The scholarship recipients were chosen for the support they have shown to Latino students, according

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Dance Teams Continue Winning Streak

Since February, Alhambra’s All-Male, Drill and Orchesis dance teams have been competing in various competitions. This year, the teams have attended Streetdance USA and Glendale Games at Glendale High, along with other competitions at Sonora, Glen A. Wilson, West Torrance and Fountain Valley. During this season, Alhambra’s All-Male Dance Team has been undefeated in the Large All Male Hip-Hop category.

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Tension Between Russia and Ukraine Intensifies

DIANA LI News Editor Protests in Ukraine began in November 2013 when Ukraine’s president, Viktor Yanukovych, suspended talks with the European Union (EU). Had Yanukovych signed the Free Trade Agreement and Associate Agreement, Ukraine would have gained closer political ties to the EU as well as economic growth, according to CNN. However, Russia threatened the neighboring country with trade sanctions

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South First Street Reverts to Two-Way

SHELLEY LIN Staff Writer In December 2013, the Alhambra City Council held a meeting in which members approved the decision to revert South First Street back into a two-way street. The change also affected North First Street, which became a one-way street between Main Street and Woodward Avenue. The street was briefly closed for sandblasting, pavement preservation and striping before

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AHS Student Participates in Rose Parade

JACQUELYN LOI Staff Writer The 125th annual Rose Parade was held this year on Jan. 1. The Rose Parade, traditionally known as the Tournament of Roses Parade, is a festival celebrated with flower-covered floats, marching bands and equestrians, a rider or performer on horseback. The Rose Parade, which takes place in Pasadena, is viewed by an estimate of 700,000 people

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