Here are the latest High School News Briefs from The Signal:
Friday, Feb. 22:
In only its third year to compete, Golden Valley High School placed sixth out of 63 teams in the Los Angeles County Academic Decathlon, taking third place in the game show-style Super Quiz event.
"I'm thrilled with the results. For a third-year team, we did really well," said Golden Valley Decathlon Coach Dana Bobek. "It's the best Golden Valley has ever done, so we're thrilled with that and with the individual medals as well."
Ivonne Arias is a senior at Golden Valley High School and a member of the school's Academic Decathlon team.
Day 1: Jan. 26, Montebello High School
The Hart varsity cheer team continued its dominance over the California cheer scene by winning their second consecutive CIF State Championship in December.
Held at the Home Depot Center in Carson, the competition featured 28 of the finest cheer squads from across California. As one of five other groups at the event competing in the large varsity division, Hart captured top honors including first place overall and a choreography award.