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Republicans Push AP U.S. History To Become “His” Story

JENNIFER FAN Staff Writer AP U.S. History (APUSH) has been a subject of debate for years. Conservative Republicans have opposed the subject since October 2012, when retired APUSH teacher Larry Krieger and the Republican National Congress deemed the APUSH curriculum “unpatriotic,” as it put America in a negative light both …

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Education in ‘Act’ion

JASON ZHU Staff Writer Besides the Common Core State Standards Initiative, which is known by school for how much of a change it has brought to our educational system, there are many more acts that have impacted our schools greatly. Some of these laws are considered to be helpful toward …

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Introduction: Special Olympics 2015

SIMEON LAM Sports Editor No matter what culture, every country brings a sense of pride to the Olympics. The competition, the support and the united nations come together to compete in multiple events. These world games don’t occur every year, which make them even more intense than other seasonal athletics. …

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History

ERIC HUANG Staff Writer Every two years the Special Olympics occur, bringing together 165 nations and over 6,000 athletes to celebrate athletic accomplishment, unity and dignity. It all started in the 1960s when Eunice Shriver noticed the unfair treatment of children with intellectual disabilities. From a young age, she quickly …

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Mission/Goals

BEN LANGE Staff Writer The Special Olympics is an international non-profit organization that is dedicated to the empowerment of individuals with intellectual disabilities and is fully invested in seeing that the athletes are physically fit, productive and respected members of society. The Special Olympics’ mission is to give all competitors …

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Competitions

ALEX LIN Staff Writer The most recent summer Special Olympics offered over 20 sports for athletes to compete in. Some of the sports included basketball, volleyball, soccer and many more. Others interesting events were sailing, bowling and powerlifting. In basketball, the teams were split up into many divisions to ensure …

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Program Improvement Mandates Potential Restructuring

CAROLINE REN ANGELA YANG Editors in Chief Under the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB), all states must conduct annual tests and measure results based on subgroups. Should a school funded by Title I fail to make Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) for two years in a row, it will be …

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ASB SPOTLIGHT: Adviser Sally Yoo

Interviews by DENISE TIEU AND CINDY LUO NEWS EDITORS 1. What do you think you need most as an adviser? I’ll need a lot of help from people and their patience as I continue to learn about this new role. 2. What prompted you to lead ASB? I believe high …

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ASB SPOTLIGHT: Adviser Leah Christian

Interviews by DENISE TIEU AND CINDY LUO NEWS EDITORS 1. What do you think you need most as an adviser? We want to see everyone participate and take pride in our school. [It’s] also important to have the support and presence of the faculty at big events. 2. What prompted …

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