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A.M. -Chemistry-EnvironmentalP.M. -Psychology
A.M. -Comp. Sci.-Spanish Lang.P.M. -Art History
A.M. -Calculus AB-Calculus BCP.M. -Chinese
A.M. -English Lit.P.M. -Japanese-Latin
A.M. -English Lang.P.M. -Statistics
Internal and external auditsof high schools in the San Di-
are supposed to occur onceper year. Every time there is
there should be an internal au-dit as well; since the beginning of the semester, La Jolla High’s
employees four times withoutan audit.
opinionated high school peo-
Shelburne. However, now that
and twisted and turned andthe merry-go-round has beenturned around and spun, andthe music has stopped and
Mrs. Safa was set to be thecaptain of our ship for theremainder of the school year
with both the district and thestaff at LJHS. Bringing with
been in place for over twenty years, Safa faced ridicule. Mr.
the reason for her return toMadison High was due in partto his questioning of her poli-cies. The revisions she broughtwere district policy, but new tothe school.These frequent changes ledteachers, such as Mr. Teach-worth, to become frustrated.The money ($3500+) that theScience Team had earned overthe years and had placed in the
time at LJHS, according toMr. Teachworth. With no in-
new position in the district, shemade it clear that the materialsfor the Science Team neededto be bought by the district as
We Killed the Messenger
By Amanda Menas
A.M. -Biology-Music TheoryP.M. -Physics B-Physics C
A.M. -Gov.P.M. -Gov. and Politics-French
A.M. -German-U.S. HistoryP.M. -Euro.
A.M. -Macroeconomics-World HistoryP.M. -Italian-Microeconomics
A.M. -Human Geo.-Spanish Lit.
Tragedy strikesin Boston: themarathon, thevictims, the perpetrators,the aftermathSee page 10
For as long as humans havegazed upon the cosmos, Earth
-ever, this could soon change.On Thursday, April 18, 2013,scientists announced the dis-covery of three planets outsideof our solar system that could very well support life.The discovery was made byNASA’s Kepler satellite, which
more than 150,000 stars in the
-lar to Earth.Since these new planets arenot part of our solar system,we do not share a sun. Theirsun is smaller and cooler thanours, called Kepler-62, and is1,200 light-years away. Keepin mind that one light year isequal to six trillion miles.Each of the three planets isnamed Kepler-62, with differ-ent sets of lowercase letters fol-lowing the number 62.Although they are extreme-ly far away, these planets havecomparable climates to placeson Earth. Comparable to Alas-
40% larger than Earth and the
-ence principal investigator atNASA Ames Research Center.Kepler-62e seems to be about60% larger than Earth, slight-ly closer to its host star, andcould be mostly made of deepoceans.It seems as though Ke-pler-69c orbits a star similarto Earth’s sun, is estimatedto be 70% larger than Earth,
climate, and may also be very
the milder climates, there is astrong possibility these planetscould have liquid water, which
form of life.For now, all research and pre-
are just theoretical. Althoughthe climates on the new planetsare similar to Earth’s climates,the types of life we are used to
-nitely not the type of life thatmay be discovered in future.However, one can rest as-
not be any aliens roaming around Earth any time soon.
By Stephanie Buchbinder
Whole New Worlds
For the past couple of years,rumors have been rampantabout exactly what will hap-
-nity feared that the building
the State wants to sell the land
Others said that the building would be sold, then leased
would change except the own-
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By Ali Davallou
Photo Courtesy of UC Berkeley
er of the property.Most recently, the plan was
a smaller leased space in theVillage. However, things have
-ing, located on Wall Street, re-ceived a Historical designationby the federal government in January of 2013. In theory,such a designation would pre- vent the building from being demolished, regardless of thewho the owner may be.But of course, the plan haschanged again, and as of April
up for sale with local La Jolla
moving forward. The fact thatthe building is now historical-ly designated does not mean
since there are ways to bypassthe designation.
exhibited any behavior indi-
-torical location, as the Servicewas the party with the idea tosell the property.
Fellow Vikings,Congratulations on mak-ing it this far! We only havea few more weeks beforeanother senior class leavesand new freshmen join theranks. In the mean time,there are quite a few excitingdates before graduation.Tomorrow night is theboys’ lacrosse senior game;baseball is May 14, and theothers will be announced asthey approach.
e ASB Applications aredue on May 7; on May 17,Senior Dues ($95) and Link Crew Applications are due.
e Drama Departmentwill present
e 25th An-nual Putnam County Spell-ing Bee May 9, 10, and 11.LJHS’s 2nd Annual FilmFestival will be May 17 andthe 1st annual movie nightin the quad will follow onMay 24.Prom will be held May 31prior to the Senior AwardsNight June 5. Grad nightis June 7 followed by theSenior Breakfast (and thedistribution of the Hi-TideSenior Issue) June 8. Finally,Graduation is June 11.Good luck and warmestregards,PP. Daniel S. HamiltonASB President
According to NBC7.com, 33 students were suspendedfrom Scripps Ranch High School for twerking on a video tape that was later put onto youtube.com.