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Boys’ Federation Gears Up for Annual Car Show

JOYCE LAM Editor in Chief It has become a tradition for the Boys’ Federation Board to hold their annual car show to showcase a variety of unique automobiles from the student body and the surrounding car dealerships from the community. They do not profit from this event: it is a …

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AUSD Teacher Association to Protest Further Budget Cuts

JOYCE LAM Editor in Chief ALAN TAM News Editor Increases in class sizes, unpaid furlough days, reduced salaries and cuts to health benefits: all part of the current discussion within the Alhambra Unified School District (AUSD). As the California budget crisis continues to deepen, conversation concerning massive changes to the …

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AHS Swings into Spring Fling Dance

ELLEN LI Staff Writer When spring comes around the corner, things that might come to mind might be flowers, the sunshine and bunnies. For AHS students, however, something new was featured this season. This year, Girls’ League hosted their first annual Spring Fling on April 15 in the Large Gym. …

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Senior Helps Develop Distillation Device

ALAN TAM News Editor The Jisan Research Group is an organization that seeks to help promote student participation in research and development. Over the course of several months, they have made an important contribution in combating water scarcity. Utilizing what has been dubbed an “entro-chemical process,” a team has developed …

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Teens’ Use of Marijuana Spreading

Weed, grass, Mary Jane. All are nicknames for marijuana: an illegal substance greatly increasing in use throughout the United States. According to a study conducted in Connecticut and published in the Journal of Addiction Medicine, about 40 percent of Connecticut high students have tried marijuana at least once. While this …

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Quality of Online Schooling Debated

Compared to spending eight hours in classrooms, the idea of staying at home, surfing the web and still earning credits for class seems very appealing. Due to budget cuts, a growing number of middle schools and high schools have resorted to providing online courses to make up for failed classes. …

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CAHSEE Prep Hopes to Pull School out of PI

YVONNE LEE Editor in Chief Because AHS’ current Program Improvement (PI) status dependent upon student performance on the tenth grade California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE), sophomore English teachers decided to work in collaboration in the weeks prior to testing. For a period of about six weeks, English teachers focused …

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AHS’ ‘A’ No Longer Allowed in Use

YVONNE LEE Editor in Chief For the last couple years, a popular block-style ‘A’ was emblazoned on many of AHS’ sports jerseys and other apparel. This ‘A’ is no longer affiliated with Alhambra High School. Earlier this year, the University of Arizona filed a claim for the rights of this …

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Boys’ Fed Basketball: Another Shot at Success

JOYCE LAM Editor in Chief Students had the chance to display their basketball skills at the annual Boys’ Federation Basketball Tournament on April 16. Sponsored as a way to have fun and show some competitive school spirit, students formed co-ed teams of three players each and competed against each other …

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2011 Graduation to Remain at ELAC

ALAN TAM News Editor The AHS class of 2011 will continue to have their graduation ceremony at the East Los Angeles College (ELAC) Weingart Stadium, according to the Alhambra Unified School District (AUSD). AUSD had previously announced that the ceremony was to be relocated to San Gabriel High School’s (SGHS) …

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