Junior Tyler Cottle was declared the champion of Fountain Valley’s 2012 chess tournament Friday April 6. After two days of competition, the championship game was played on April 6 between Cottle, president of Chess Club, and sophomore Ryan Nguyen. The tournament is hosted annually by Fountain Valley’s Chess Club.
Funding for AP exam waiver fees was cut from $43 million to $29 million during the 2011-2012 school year. The smaller fee reductions will impact low-income students, who will now pay $15 for the first three exams and $53 for each exam thereafter. As the exams approach in May, more students will be forced to [...]
Friday Night Live hosted FVHS’s 9th Annual Talent Show April 6 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. The audience was captivated by a variety of acts, including piano medleys, dance performances and even a saxophone piece. Singer Jacqueline Nguyen’s “Disney Night Live” performance was named top act of the night, while the saxophone group Sax-ody Saxophones [...]
After a hard-fought week of campaigning, the ASB candidates finally learned this afternoon who would serve on next year’s ASB Executive Council. Congratulations to the seven winners: Dolly Dang Paul Do Jessica Hanson Jessica Le Bryan Nguyen Quantin Pham Tricia Vuong Congratulations to all of the winners on their successful campaign!
Freshmen who arrived to school yesterday may have been confused by the posters plastered all over the school. But it’s just another year of ASB Executive Board Elections. This year, there are more candidates competing than ever before. Twelve students, nine of them current ASB members, have begun their campaigns, putting up posters and displaying [...]
Photographed By: Tyler Rose Ratzlaff
By Sadaf Qadir and Dorothy Nguyen Out of mundane circumstances and ennui emerge amazingly consummate talent. Andy Nguyen (’13) first cultivated his passion for delighting many with his perfected illusions and magic tricks as a relatively young boy growing up in the South. Years later, as a gracious AP student, he brings to Fountain Valley [...]
FVHS’s Pep Squad’s 2012 Toyota Prius Give-a-Way was held on March 2, 2012, in the Bowl 10 minutes after the last dismissal bell. The lucky winner of the 2012 Toyota Prius was Mary Swain of Huntington Beach, California. Two cash prizes of $2,000 and $1,000 were also raffled off the same day. Swain held little [...]
Day of Dialogue is an annual event at FVHS in which various organizations come to the school to speak about a wide range of issues. Topics vary from bullying to drug abuse, and discussions are held throughout the school for a day. This year, I had the opportunity to see Day of Dialogue. The topic [...]