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Extending Freedom to Learn for Students

BARRY CHEUNG Staff Writer Children of many generations have always been forced to go to school by law, parents’ expectations of them getting a formal education and the notion that they must learn how to become an adult by managing life wisely, even as early as high school. However, has …

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Postpone the Cell Phone

DEREK WU Staff Writer Cell phones are an essential in today’s modern society. They relieve the needs that the basic human brain struggle to do. However, one thing that also inevitably happens when someone uses a cell phone is distraction, which is exactly why many schools have a ban on …

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ASB Fall Rally Intends to Augment Spirit

BARRY CHEUNG Staff Writer Decorations and streamers covered the campus on Oct. 3 during the Fall Rally hosted by ASB. The Rally took place at the Quad where the fall sports teams, Cheer, the Mighty Moor Marching Band (MMMB) and the presidents of Boys’ Federation and Girls’ League participated. “I …

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AAP Encourages Later School Starting Time

CAROLINE REN Editor in Chief As teenagers undergo puberty, their sleep cycle shifts up to two hours back, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), meaning that adolescents naturally sleep and wake up later than adults do. With this in mind, the AAP proposed that middle and high schools …

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Frequencies Too Frequent

JENNY LEE Features Editor Crack! Scribble-scribble. Tap, tap, tap. Down by the tennis courts, tennis balls fly furiously over the nets as rackets swing at them. Up in C building, a hardworking girl scrawls in her notebook paper, dedicatedly jotting down notes. Across the campus in S building, a bored …

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A New Door Opens For Open House

BARRY CHEUNG Staff Writer Open House is an annual school event that showcases the achievements of students. AHS hosted their 2014 Open House on Feb. 13, but in comparison to the previous years, this year’s Open House revealed some of the opportunities that the school has for the prospective students. …

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Teen Woes

JANET GUAN Staff Writer High school is a well-known landmark in the teenage experience. Not only is it the place where adolescents grow academically, but it is also where students are introduced to skills that will aid them in life later on. Young high school students can never have too …

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You’re a True Friend

JENNY LEE Features Editor “You did NOT just snitch on me,” so-called friend A rages, sassily Z-snapping friend B. “You spilled my secret 17 years ago!” supposed Friend B counters, still holding onto that kindergarten hatred. A chain of drama unravels. Although not every relationship lasts forever, certain friendships last …

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Best Out of Stress

DEREK WU Staff Writer High school is a time many students experience, often filled with drama and many problems that can naturally cause stress and more. Most teenagers are unaware of how to relieve stress and the effects that stress could bring upon a student. Stress is an inevitable problem …

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Don’t Tip the Balance

ANGELA YANG Staff Writer As high school students, there are many things we have to balance: school work, family, friends, extracurricular activities. Sometimes having to worry about all of these results in an imbalance of activities, yet not one of these factors can be eliminated if we wish to have …

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