Varsity Boys’ Volleyball Prepares Arduously For Upcoming Season

ANHAYTE GUAJARDO Staff Writer While some sports are ending their season, the varsity boys’ volleyball team approaches their upcoming season with new ambition and a success driven mindset. Qualifying to the second round of the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) preliminaries last year, the team is optimistic for another rigorous but …

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TSAIBERTRON SAYS: The Real Education Behind Athletics

WESLEY TSAI Staff Writer If you’re a student who craves to be better in sports, say no more. Your answer is not performance-enhancing drugs. According to Mayo Clinic, one in 20 athletes admit to using drugs that help an athlete’s performance. Some of the more popular enhancements used are creatine, …

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Swim Strokes Through Preseason Schedule

WILLIAM RODRIGUEZ Staff Writer After a season without competing in the pool, the swim team is gearing up and training for their Almont League season. After the previous season with new Head Coach Adrian Lopez, Coach B will be taking on this position with Lopez as an assistant coach. The …

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Varsity Girls’ Softball Team Swings into Preseason

BRIANA THAI Staff Writer As the spring sports season starts, the varsity girls’ softball team works hard on fundamentals such as pitching, hitting and catching. Last year, the girls placed third in the Almont League. They also qualified to California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) and advanced to the second round. The …

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House Republicans Proposed Reauthorization of NCLB

FARRAH LUU Staff Writer Recently, House Republicans proposed a piece of legislation to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). New data provided by the U.S. Department of Education shows that this reauthorization could mean over $3 billion less in federal funding for 33 of the largest school districts …

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Future Business Leaders Head to State

DENISE TIEU News Editor Every year, AHS’ Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) attends the Section Conference at Six Flags Magic Mountain. FBLA members compete in a variety of business-related topics, including Accounting, Management Decision Making and Securities and Investments. This year, the Section Conference took place on Feb. 28 …

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Negotiations continue for UC Funding

REBECCA ZENG Staff Writer On Nov. 18, 2014, University of California (UC) president Janet Napolitano proposed a tuition hike that would affect students enrolling in 2015. This was based on her request for increased state funding, which was to be negotiated between Napolitano and Governor Jerry Brown. However, as a …

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Extending Freedom to Learn for Students

BARRY CHEUNG Staff Writer Children of many generations have always been forced to go to school by law, parents’ expectations of them getting a formal education and the notion that they must learn how to become an adult by managing life wisely, even as early as high school. However, has …

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Security Shutdown Stop

AMBER LI Staff Writer The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) was founded in 2002 to prevent terrorism, protect citizens, respond to disasters, manage U.S. borders and facilitate customs and exchange including administering and enforcing immigration laws. According to the National Journal, after President Obama announced his executive plan to stop …

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