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Gender Neutral Restrooms: The Reality of Neutrality

Gender Neutral Restrooms: The Reality of Neutrality

Abigail Harrell, Editor November 10, 2022

Currently, there is an ongoing debate about whether or not schools in our area should include a gender neutral restroom. There are several conflicting points of view on this topic among many different...

California’s Rise in Minimum Wage: Unheard or Undeserved?

California’s Rise in Minimum Wage: Unheard or Undeserved?

Lydia Lugo, Editor November 10, 2022

Here in the state of California, the minimum wage is currently fifteen dollars an hour and has been since 2016. In 2016 California was the first state to implement fifteen dollars as the minimum wage....

Opening Doors With College Connections

Opening Doors With College Connections

Tochi Ihekwoeme, Editor November 10, 2022

College Connections is a program offered at Butte College for seniors to get a glimpse of what college life would be like. It allows seniors to take their senior year at Butte College while taking college...

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PV Marching Band Qualifies for Two Competitions

Lola Mills, Staff Writer November 10, 2022

Many people do not give enough credit to the members of our marching band. Between memorization of songs and lines to fitting three hour practices into busy schedules, being a member of the band takes...

PVHS Triumphs CHS at 51st Annual Almond Bowl

PVHS Triumphs CHS at 51st Annual Almond Bowl

Elaina Truong, Staff Writer November 10, 2022

Almond Bowl is the annual face-off between Pleasant Valley High School (PVHS) and Chico High School, two arch rivals, when they compete against each other in a football game and in other sporting events....

Winter Guard Wants New Members

Merri Shiger, Staff Writer November 10, 2022

Winter Guard was created in 1977 with the idea to have Color Guard members enjoy their sport in their off-season, allowing them a creative outlet to keep their passion for the sport going. Ever since the...

Celebrating Veterans and Their Importance During Veteran’s Day

Makenna Wines, Editor-In-Chief November 10, 2022

Since the creation of the United States, men and women in the armed forces have created a unique pool of people that defines the United States. By showing compassion, hard work, and loyalty, these individuals...

Social media Twirps proposal announcement

Twirps is in the Chico Air

Gracie Yost and Makenna Wines November 10, 2022

Twirps is a semi-formal dance that typically occurs in November at PV and Chico High. This year's theme at PV was ‘A Night in Hollywood,’ which took place on Saturday, November 5. One of the many reasons...

Editorial- November 2022

Makenna Wines, Editor-In-Chief November 10, 2022

After a few months into the school year, students are finally settled into their classes. Seniors are applying for college, juniors and sophomores are not as nervous about taking their first AP classes,...

New Block Schedule Brings Big Changes to PVHS Campus

New Block Schedule Brings Big Changes to PVHS Campus

Obed Reyes, Lydia Lugo, and Makenna Wines October 10, 2022

As of the 2022-23 school year, Pleasant Valley High School has switched to a block schedule. This change means students who used to have six classes now have eight. Students currently have four classes...

Breast Cancer Ambushed by Mammograms

Breast Cancer Ambushed by Mammograms

Lydia Lugo, Editor October 10, 2022

Breast Cancer awareness is more than just wearing the color pink. It is the knowledge of the symbol, the perception of breast cancer. For Mrs. Besnard, an AP Literature teacher at PV, this subject...

Welcoming New Teachers to the PV Family

Yulisa Guzman-Rangel, Staff Writer October 10, 2022

As the 2022-2023 school year begins, PVHS welcomes not only new and returning students, but new teachers to varying departments. Chico holds value to many people. One of them is Karleigh Neilsen, a...

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