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Administrator Turnover Rate Raises Concerns

CINDY LUO News Editor AMBER LI Staff Writer Administrator turnover rate in education is defined as the rate of which administrators in a school leave their jobs. A recent study by the National Education Policy Center (NEPC) shows that high principal turnover rate often leads to greater teacher turnover, which …

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Moor Spotlight: Violin Prodigy Lavinia Chen

CINDY LUO DENISE TIEU News Editors “No pain, no gain,” junior Lavinia Chen said. After twelve years of studying violin and eventually getting leadership positions in the organizations she is in, Chen understands the meaning of the saying more than anyone else. Chen is currently the concertmaster and president of …

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State Senate Proposes Phasing Out Middle Class Scholarships

DEREK WU Staff Writer In recent times, the tuition for Universities of California (UCs) has increased. However, according to the Los Angeles Times, tuition for in-state students, around $12,200, will be raised in the next few years as much as 5 percent a year. In the last 10 years UC …

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NCLB Revision Potentially Prompts Common Core Repeal

ANGELA YANG Editor in Chief Following the November 2014 elections, the United States Congress became a Republican majority, the largest since 1929. A large factor behind this was the Republican party’s support of repealing the Common Core State Standards Initiative, first implemented in 2010, as many states that had adopted …

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MOOR Viewpoints: What do you hope to accomplish this year?

“I would like to be more involved in clubs I’m in, interact in class more and be more involved in activities in the Quad at lunch.” -Jennifer Castro, senior “My resolution is to enjoy the little things in life like spending time with friends.” -Justin Imaa, junior “I hope that …

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Varsity Boys’ Soccer Meeting Their Center Mark

WESLEY TSAI Staff Writer With only one week left until Almont League season arrives, the boys’ soccer team has accomplished a preseason record of six wins, three losses and two ties. The team’s three losses were against Rosemead, Duarte and El Rancho, two of which were lost in a preseason …

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Moor Friends Gather for More Friends

DENISE TIEU News Editor On Dec. 17, Moor Friends and Speech and Debate members helped decorate the cafeteria in a Candyland theme for a Winter Formal held exclusively for Moor Friends and AHS administrators. “Some of the students in Moor Friends are unable to attend our school dances throughout the …

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