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 …

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Does Race Really Matter?

How should the school handle the achievement gap between races? I think that the problem needs to be addressed before high school. I see the gap starting in grade school. -Yoshimizu There needs to be better role models for the Hispanic kids. Students need to be held accountable for their …

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Improvement

Alhambra Unified School District’s scores are slightly behind compared to other school districts and the standards of the No Child Left Behind policy. What are your thoughts on this? There could be many internal reasons why students are not performing as well as they should. However, our Adequate Yearly Progress …

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Leadership and Testing

What do you think of the role of student leadership in our school? Student government is a good way for teenagers to get a taste of what the real world is going to be like. At this age, they’re mature enough to make decisions and decide what’s best for them.  …

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Discipline

What do you think affects student behavior? The students’ behavior comes from many sources; their families, friends, teachers, and coaches. The students need to care about themselves and their school and to take pride in doing and behaving well. It definitely helps to be surrounded by others with good discipline …

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Sports

Why do you think being in a club or sport is beneficial to students? It gives them a chance to succeed in a non-academic area. It also instills self-confidence and they learn to be a team player. Sometimes students get side tracked by spending too much time in non-academic areas …

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Torrential Rains Keep Soccer From Scoring

Here in LA, we experienced a massive rainstorm that seemed to flood our entire world just a couple weeks ago. Subsequently, the AHS soccer team had to endure the inconveniences that ten inches of rain imposed. The boys’ soccer team has played two Almont League games this season before having …

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Promising Start for JV Girls’ Basketball

CATHERINE CHIANG Staff Writer With quite a few games under their belts already, the JV girls’ basketball team’s expectations are high. They are aiming to improve their Almont League standing from last year’s third place and hope to capture the championship title. Their hard work was rewarded in their first …

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Third New Coach in a Row Leads to Bad Chemistry

VINCENT LIN Co-Sports Editor Already in the middle of the Almont League season, the varsity girls’ soccer team is struggling to establish basic team unity. With a new head coach, Armando Gutierrez, the team is racing to try to connect with each other before the season draws to a close. …

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Varsity Wrestling Starts League with Major Victories

ANGELYNE CHU Staff Writer Being in a sport requires a lot of time and devotion to the team. The varsity wrestling team is no exception, as they practice every day after school in the Dance Room. The team is eagerly anticipating the Almont League finals and the California Interscholastic Federation …

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