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Upholding Traditions During a Pandemic

Upholding Traditions During a Pandemic

Makenna Wines, Designer November 10, 2021

The 50th Annual Almond Bowl game on October 22 had a large turnout from both Chico High and PV, as well as other Chico residents who were eager to watch the popular game.  Every year, the Almond Bowl...

Chico High Moves to Block Schedule

Chico High Moves to Block Schedule

Diya Patel, Staff Writer November 9, 2021

New schedule changes for the high schools of CUSD were proposed during the 2019-2020 school year. However Chico High’s proposal for a block schedule was the only one that was approved and went into effect...

International Teachers Visit Chico

International Teachers Visit Chico

Tina Thao November 8, 2021

From October eighth to the fifteenth, PVHS was lucky enough to have foreign teachers from all over the world come to explore their campus, take part in their classes, and experience the Viking Family....

Are We Better Off Using Technology at School?

Are We Better Off Using Technology at School?

November 8, 2021

  “I think having technology in class is a good idea. Students will have more resources available on whatever they may be working on and it will gradually improve the way they complete their work....

Starting School Later Produces Better Learners

Starting School Later Produces Better Learners

Elaina Truong , Staff writer November 8, 2021

Chico Unified School District is working to improve the educational outcomes of students by making small, simple, but potentially powerful changes. One of these changes is having high schools start...

We Did Not Know How Fast the Fire Was Coming

We Did Not Know How Fast the Fire Was Coming

Sean Sandeman, Staff writer November 8, 2021

In Paradise, there was a lot of forest land, so it was pretty common to see smoke in the air from a fire, so when we saw this big set of smoke in the air, we thought nothing of it, and went to school like...

Once and For All by Sarah Dessen is the Perfect Book for you

“Once and For All” by Sarah Dessen is the Perfect Book for you

Esmeralda Vasquez-Huerta , Staff Writer November 8, 2021

Do you like stories where the main characters' first love ended tragically? Do you enjoy stories where a bet is involved? How about a person who doesn’t believe in happy endings and a playboy who can’t...

The Town We Loved So Much

The Town We Loved So Much

Susan Tippets, Guest writer November 8, 2021

The day began as usual as I woke up on a beautiful brisk November morning in Paradise.  I let my dog, Mary, out to do her business, got ready for work and drove down the Skyway to PV High School.  Around...

Delaney Thau: Two Time Captain of PVHS’s Volleyball Team

Delaney Thau: Two Time Captain of PVHS’s Volleyball Team

Mallorie Barteau, Staff Writer November 8, 2021

Pleasant Valley High School’s Varsity Volleyball Coach, J.J Mitchell, says that senior Delaney Thau “is one of the best ball handlers he has ever coached.” Mitchell stated that she may be the most...

From Paradise Intermediate to PVHS

From Paradise Intermediate to PVHS

Erin Suttles, Guest writer November 8, 2021

Three years ago today…I had just arrived in my classroom at Paradise Intermediate at around 7 a.m.   I had noticed a small plume of smoke as I drove up the hill to my classroom but I wasn’t worried. ...

PVHS Commerates the Third Anniversary of the Camp Fire

PVHS Commerates the Third Anniversary of the Camp Fire

November 8, 2021

. . . . . .   . . To commemorate the third anniversary of the 2018 Camp Fire, Art teacher Lauren Greene worked with three AP Art Studio students to design a mural. The Counseling...

Settling Into a New Normal While Still Remembering My Roots

Settling Into a New Normal While Still Remembering My Roots

Makenna Wines, Designer November 8, 2021

As with everyone who was affected by the 2018 wildfire, the Camp Fire changed my life, but it wasn't necessarily for the worst.  Going to bed on November 7 was just like every other night. I had been...

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