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Student Services Advocates Positivity With Incentives

CAROLINE REN Editor in Chief After entering AHS this school year, Assistant Principals of Student Services Carly Chavez and Edgar Alas set a new goal in hopes of creating a more positive atmosphere on campus: the Student Services incentive program. The program, which they hope to implement within the next …

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College Fair Helps Students Become College Aware

JACQUELYN LOI Staff Writer On Oct. 16, the seventh Annual District College Fair was held at San Gabriel High School between 6-8 p.m. While the fair was held at SGHS, it was hosted by AHS. The intention of the college fair was to inform high school students about the variety …

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Four Lacking Areas in National Education

JOSEPH NEY-JUN Staff Writer Every seven years, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce evaluates each state on its academic achievement, and achievements by low-income and minority students. It evaluates the state’s return on their investments, truth in advertising about student proficiency, rigor of standards, postsecondary workforce readiness, their 21st century teaching …

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America: Home of Patriotic Self-Censorship

JANET GUAN Copy Editor As part of a first world country, citizens of the U.S. have much to be proud of. However, the Jefferson County school board’s recent motion to change their U.S. History curriculum to be more “patriotic” has sparked widespread debate about the representation of the US in …

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NO ‘HO’LDING BACK: The Worth of a Letter

ELTON HO Copy Editor The constant pressures of school often drain students of motivation. Flooded with plenty of work but little incentive to complete it, students may wonder: what is the purpose of all that effort? One problem lies in what students are led to believe education is for. It …

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Bagging California’s Plastic Bags

FARRAH LUU Staff Writer California was the birthplace of the Frisbee®, McDonald’s and Barbie® dolls. Now, California has added another first to this list of accomplishments, as the first state to ban plastic bags. The bill to ban single-use plastic bags was approved this past September. The ban will start …

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Homecoming

SYLVIA WINSTON Features Editor Bitter and sweet, black and white, hot and cold– but how about The Nightmare before Christmas and Alice in Wonderland? This year, ASB has cleverly juxtaposed these two classics in order to kindle a night of eerie excitement. Schools across the nation have been participants of …

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Kicking It Off in Wonderland

DEREK WU Staff Writer Each year, homecoming is celebrated at AHS in the forms of a dance, a football game and this year, a parade. Before the game, the parade will start at Fourth Street and end at Moor field. In addition to the Homecoming game, AHS will also be …

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