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Ava Wong

Ava Wong, In-Depth Editor

Hello! I’m Ava and senior this year! I’m excited to write as and in-depth editor and create an interesting, fun and quality newspaper. Outside of school I enjoy playing tennis, pickleball, watching movies and reading. Over the summer I worked as a camp counselor and this is my second year in Ready, Set, Teach! At school. Overall, I’m super excited for this year!

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A gap year, in terms of high school, is when a student takes a year after graduating high school to work, travel, volunteer, etc. After the year, they will enroll in a university or community college. 

The gap year

Ava Wong, In-Depth Editor
June 14, 2023
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Senior Goodbye: Ava Wong

Ava Wong, In-Depth Editor
June 9, 2023
On November 30, 2022, OpenAI released an AI language model free to the public named ChatGPT. The chatbot uses deep learning techniques to generate human-like responses to text inputs, creating the feeling of having a fluent conversation for users. The chatbot additionally is able to write essays based on prompts given by users.

AI is rewiring education

Ava Wong, In-Depth Editor
March 9, 2023
Though there is an attempt to recycle in classrooms, lack of education on the recycling process leaves many on campus incorrectly disposing of their waste. 

Keeping campus clean

Ava Wong, In-Depth Editor
December 8, 2022
23% fewer
students of color were 
admitted to highly 
selective schools 
after affirmative 
action was 
banned. 80% 
of all U.S college students were white in 1976. By 2016, that percentage has dropped to 57%.

The race of the races

Ava Wong, In-Depth Editor
June 7, 2022
Since Disney was founded in 1923, there has yet to be a film or tv show that featured a southeast-asian character in a leading role. That is until Raya and The Last Dragon was released in early 2021. 

Raya and the Last Dragon

Ava Wong, Reporter
April 5, 2021
Little Women is a film adaptation of the 1868 novel, Little Women, written by Louisa May Alcott. The film adaptation has a star studded cast including Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson, Florence Pugh, and Timothée Chalamet. The highly talented cast and storyline portray the challenges and prejudices women faced in the Civil War era, and the films beautiful costumes and scenes leave its audience awe-struck.

“Little Women”: an inspiring story

Ava Wong, Dispatch Reporter
May 15, 2020
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