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Mark Keppel High School participated in the California Academic Decathlon state competition of first division in Sacramento from March 24th to March 26th. The Academic Decathlon team scored eighth place, which was the highest rank Keppel has ever gotten at state finals.…
United Sciences hosts annual Science Field Day

Mark Keppel’s United Sciences Club hosted their annual Science Field Day on March 18th. The competition included 22 different contests for middle school contestants. Seven middle schools participated in the contest, which had different fields of science. The contests mirrored…

Each year, Mark Keppel holds a spring rally to acknowledge the seniors involved with spring sports. Keppel held its 2017 Spring Rally at Palm Court during lunch on March 10. Seniors of seven sports- Boy’s Volleyball, Swim, Badminton, Boy’s Tennis,…
Vote Yes on Measure LL

For the past 20 years, Monterey Park’s Bruggemeyer Library has been supported by a tax funding called Measure C. However, Measure C will expire on June 30, 2018. To replace it, Measure LL has been introduced. Like Measure C, Measure…
President Trump officializes the “Muslim ban”

Immediate consequences have followed after President Trump has ordered an executive “Muslim ban” that enforces a suspension of refugees, including those with U.S. verification, from seven countries. On January 27, President Trump had issued an executive order which strictly regulates…
Keppel competes at regional National Science Bowl

The Mark Keppel Science Bowl team competed at the regional National Science Bowl competition on Saturday, January 28 at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Unfortunately, they were not able to make nationals. The team, consisting of senior captain Jason Xian, junior Desmond…
Winter arrives along with annual fundraiser festival

On Friday, January 13th, Mark Keppel held the annual event where school clubs raised funds by selling food to customers, known as Winterfest. This event started at 6 P.M. and ended at 10 P.M. There were clubs such as Operation Smile, Humans…
Keppel poets get lit in schoolwide Poetry Slam

For two consecutive days after-school, Keppel students recited poetry out loud in the auditorium for SNAP’s (Speak Now Aztec Poets) Poetry Slam, which began on January 5th. Each competitor delivered two poems: a classic poem followed by a response poem…
Winter pep rally showcases sport teams and various performances

As winter comes, all the pep teams of Mark Keppel perform outside of Palm Court during lunch. This year, the rally was for the winter sports, such as girls’ water polo, girls’ basketball, boys’ basketball, soccer, and wrestling. Performances included…