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All-Male All Day

JADE LIEU Staff Writier As we enter the new school year, we look forward to new experiences, changes and challenges. But of course, what more is there to look forward to than the performances our dance teams? AHS’ award-winning All-Male Dance Team consistently excites the crowd with their performances. They …

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Orchesis-ters

BARRY CHEUNG Staff Writer Performing hip-hop and jazz, AHS’ Orchesis is a dance team comprised of 40 females. Competing locally, they won second place in two competitions last year. This year, the team decided to change things up and train their prospective members early in the summer. They practice twice …

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Moor Drill, More Drill

CINDY LUO Staff Writer People may believe that academics and extracurricular activities are like water and fire, significant but difficult to combine. However, there are a few who manage to keep a good balance. Established by Kay Teer Crawford in 1968, or the Mother of Drill Team in southern California, …

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Three Cheers for Cheer!

JOSEPH NEY-JUN Staff Writer Almost every high school has a Cheer team, but AHS nearly did not. Cheer team is one of the many performing arts groups available at AHS and is considered one of our best programs, but it was not in such good shape four years ago. “They …

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A New Chapter of my Life

The clock strikes a quarter past nine and a blank Microsoft Word document presents itself to me. To be honest, I had contemplated putting it off and starting this article in the wee hours of the night. I am sure that the upperclassmen can sympathize with me as we all …

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It Pays to be Green

Energy is the very thing that fuels the earth, enabling people to accomplish essential everyday tasks such as cooking food. Without it, plants would not be able to photosynthesize, animals would be left hungry and humans left helpless. The sun, as the ultimate source of power, enables people to live …

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Get Away From That Pump!

Gasoline is heavily relied upon in many aspects of daily lives; the use of gasoline affects both us and the environment around us. Vehicles emit greenhouse gases, which contribute to global warming. Gasoline can also contaminate soil and surface waters, entering the food chain through the meals people eat. Many …

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I’m Not Lying, Recycling Works

Like a fierce lion, Mother Nature constantly fights to protect the land she owns. Unfortunately, she has to cope with the careless inhabitants that invade her precious Earth. Many people have heard the words greenhouse effect, global warming, climate change and greenhouse gases, but may not truly comprehend the extensive …

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Shine Bright Like Electricity

Electricity has been a natural phenomenon since the beginning of time. An ordinary flow of electrons in the expanse between the skies and land is seen during thunderstorms, as a bright light zaps across the sky. In lightning, the attraction between positive and negative charges in clouds results in a …

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Taking Intelligence on Board

For many of us, some of our best childhood moments were defined by playing a board game with family members, as we slowly advanced our way through the games. The laughter, sheer joy and closer bonds that each game elicited kept these memories valuable. Throughout the years, board games have …

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