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Speech and Debate Captains’ Last Speeches

FARRAH LUU Staff Writer 1.What did you enjoy the most about Speech and Debate that made you go back to it every year? Eddie Chang (EC): I enjoy the competitors and the time spent with all the members at both practice and tournaments. Julie Yu (JY): I enjoy the Speech …

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Students in Government Seek Civic Engagement

CAROLINE REN Editor in Chief Shadowing positions ranging from City Attorney to Director of Environmental Resources, 24 AHS students participated in Students in Government Day on April 27. Alhambra City Managers worked with Assistant Principal of Business and Activities Phuong Nguyen and social science teacher and department chair Javier Gutierrez …

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New Guidelines ‘PrEP’are for Battle Against HIV

CINDY LUO News Editor FARRAH LUU Staff Writer With an average of about 50,000 new infections annually in the U.S., Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) remains one of the top infections on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Notifiable Infectious Conditions list. However, in recent years, the CDC …

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Junior Council Presents Prom 2015: ‘Enchanted to Meet You’

On March 20, Junior Council fully released AHS’ Prom 2015 information. The theme this year will be “Enchanted to Meet You,” inspired by Taylor Swift’s song “Enchanted,” with the coordinated colors lavender and ivory. It will be held at the Los Angeles River Center and Gardens on April 24. The …

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AHS 2015 Spring Musical Cinderella Charms Audience

REBECCA ZENG Staff Writer On April 9, students, parents and other audience members sat in the auditorium among the sound of murmurs, until darkness and silence spread throughout the building. Presented by AHS Thespians, various band and orchestra members and the Visual and Performing Arts department, the spring musical “Cinderella” …

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ASB Spreads Moor Spirit in Spring Rally

SHELLEY LIN Staff Writer On April 3, ASB hosted the annual Spring Rally during lunch. The Spring Rally presented this season’s sports: boys’ volleyball, swim, badminton, boys’ tennis, track and field, girls’ softball and boys’ baseball. “[This spring rally], we [wanted] to highlight [student athletes’] accomplishments and also celebrate senior …

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FHA-HEROes: Leaders in and out of the House

ELTON HO Copy Editor At AHS, members of the Future Homemakers Of America-Home Economics Related Occupations (FHA-HERO) club sharpen their career and leadership skills as they explore a variety of home economics-related topics throughout the year, including fashion and cooking. Adviser and Vocational Education Department Head Julie Eyre assists club …

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WASC Evaluation Commends AHS for Improvement

ELTON HO Copy Editor DENISE TIEU News Editor In 2012, WASC renewed AHS’ accreditation for six years in addition to one day of revisitation. After visiting and evaluating AHS again in March, the Accrediting Commission for Schools, Western Association of Schools and Colleges (ACS WASC) commended the school for increasing …

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Pre-MESA Day: Students Prepare for Final Competition

SHELLEY LIN Staff Writer On March 7, 30 students in AHS Mathematics, Engineering, Science, Achievement (MESA) brought home medals from Pre- Mesa Day. Pre-Mesa Day is a project-based competition day held at the University of Southern California (USC) with students competing in a variety of competitions. “[My goal this year] …

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