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Dr. Gray says goodbye to TCUSD, hello to John Muir

The students Oak Avenue Intermediate Principal Dr. Lawton Gray works with daily probably call Disneyland their happy place. But for Dr. Gray, the happiest place on Earth is much closer: Oak Ave. “There’s not a day where I get up in the morning and go, ‘Ugh, I have to go to work this morning,’” Dr. […]

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Cheng gives tips for a pro prom look

Since Senior Myra Cheng was a little girl, she has always had a passion for makeup and nails. She has come a long way from stealing her mom’s nail polish from her drawers, and now does a variety of makeup looks and nail art for her friends and family. Cheng started using makeup in eighth […]

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Build-your-own slices of happiness

As one of America’s most popular foods, it is no wonder that different variations of pizza have popped up, including restaurants that allow you to build your own. Blaze Pizza Before even entering the building, Blaze Pizza has a classic and chill environment, with its classy logo and exterior design. On the inside, it is […]

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Alumni Watch: Taking a Chan-ce

Children and parents began filling into the second floor of Vroman’s Bookstore for a book-signing event on Sunday, Jan. 29. Sitting at a small desk, 2001 Alumna Erika Chan signed a book while she opened up about her first experience of illustrating for a story. Chan worked for the LA Zoo from 2008 to 2012 […]

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Harty, Luna celebrate four years of love

Since 2012, Seniors Amanda Harty and Jake Luna have been supporting each other in all aspects of life. They have attended each other’s sports games, cheered each other up and invested countless hours spending time together, everywhere from the Staples Center to Disneyland. Their secret is best summed up by Luna: “We just love each […]


 
 
 

 
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News briefs

Posted  June 8, 2017  by  Christina Zhang

Special Education Prom Entering the tropical dance floor for a prom experience like no other, special education students from 14 different districts throughout the Los Angeles County gathered in the gym on May 25 for the 3rd annual Special Education Local Plan prom. This year marked the first time that the Associated Student Body Leadership […]

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Mercy Housing creates discussion

Posted  June 8, 2017  by  Kaiya Pomeroy-Tso

As Temple City residents filled the May 16 City Council meeting, the room buzzed with questions about the nonprofit Mercy Housing’s plan to turn the Golden Motel on Rosemead Boulevard into housing for formerly homeless veterans and other individuals. Many of the residents at the meeting oppose Mercy Housing’s plan because of its location. “I […]

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Participation in the grading system

Posted  April 20, 2017  by  Kimberly Calderon

Participation can be a heart stopper, nerve jumper and an absolute bone crusher for some. A teacher’s grading on participation may be either your best friend or your worst nightmare. For this reason, it may have students like you questioning its necessity. As of now, the school does not require teachers to grade participation and […]

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Wu strikes at his goals

Posted  April 17, 2017  by  Christina Zhang

The crowd cheers as Senior Thomas Wu’s opponent strikes at him, causing him to gasp for air from the impact. Sweat slowly trickles down his neck as his opponent nears. He swiftly ducks under the opponent’s jab and scores a knockout with a powerful uppercut. Wu’s most recent tournament was the Golden Gloves Tournament on […]

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That’s What Shih Said: Let’s get down to prom-ness

Posted  April 17, 2017  by  Stephanie Shih

The time is upon us. We’re popping the question, renting limousines, spending far too much money on dresses, flowers, shoes and just about everything else—ahhhh, Prom season. Ever since the early days of watching Troy, Gabriela and the rest of the High School Musical 3 cast prance around getting ready for their night of nights, […]

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