Super Bowl LIV highlighted the importance of diversity

Sahana Kumar, Staff Writer

February 6, 2020

Over the years, every football bandwagon and non-football watchers prepare ourselves for two things: the food, the halftime show, and the commercials. And this year, it seems the Super Bowl paid attention to how they can be more diverse.  This is the first time in Super Bowl history that two Latina wom...

January’s Favorites: books, television shows, and other entertainment

Chehel Lakhwara, Staff Writer

February 4, 2020

It just seems like the decade started but in reality, the month of January has already sped by in full glory. Along with the month came a collection of new books and TV-Shows, as well as award ceremonies. Here’s a recap on some of the new releases of pop culture you may have missed. The Grammys...

The psychology behind toxic relationships and friendships

Marisa Fidone, Staff Writer

January 28, 2020

A healthy relationship should have honesty, compassion, and empathy. At least once in a lifetime, young adults have faced cross-roads in friendships. Signs of toxicity come subtly in the beginning, often people feel depleted, used, criticized, or generally worse when they are with this person.  Many...

5 Healthy Habits Amador students should implement for increased success

5 Healthy Habits Amador students should implement for increased success

Sarah Banholzer, Derry Xu, and Mark Lester

December 17, 2019

As we say goodbye to 2019 and welcome in the new year, it's the perfect time to say goodbye to our bad habits, and learn new tips and tricks on how to be more productive and successful in 2020. In this article, we share five tips of highly effective teens that, if performed correctly, will leave...

How Amador tackles stress during finals season

How Amador tackles stress during finals season

Harshika Sethi, Zachary Nicholas, Sahana Kumar, Bernard Abousleiman

December 17, 2019

Amador Valley High School always tries its best to support students throughout their high school career. In an effort to help students reduce their stress during finals week, Amador’s counselors set up various activities, including opening up the Wellness Center, hosting therapy dog sessions, meditatio...

Tips for Finals

Lindsay Gewirtz, Staff Writer

December 13, 2019

Finals are coming up very soon and it is important to study so you can be more prepared and less stressed. Students around Amador have different ways to study that increase how prepared they are and could help others to get ready. “I use Quizlet or flashcards but I also like to get help from my brother....

The Junior class experiences the “Roaring 20s” during 1920s Day

The Junior class experiences the “Roaring 20s” during 1920s Day

Emma Hodges and Sarah Banholzer

November 25, 2019

     1920s Day here at Amador is a celebration of the Roaring 20s hosted by the Junior history classes. 1920s Day at Amador has been an ongoing tradition for the Junior class for many years now and many teachers have been able to participate in the tradition throughout their time at Amador. Each ...

Sickness Breaks out at Pleasanton Middle School

Sickness Breaks out at Pleasanton Middle School

Chehel Lakhwara, Page Editor

November 5, 2019

It is just the start of Cold season and already hundreds of students all over the county have been reported to have mild to severe cases of stomach flu such as gastroenteritis, West Nile disease and neurological virus.  More than 400 students at Pleasanton Middle School have been absent due to the e...

Harvest Dance

Emma Hodges, Social Media Editor-in-Chief

November 5, 2019

Every year, Amador hosts the Harvest Dance for special needs students here and from other schools across the TriValley. Leadership helps set up this amazing opportunity by contributing a student DJ, food, and decorations.  “The purpose of the dance gives special needs students a chance to congrega...

AV’s Halloween Tradition

Soumya Sahay, Social Media Editor-in-Chief

November 4, 2019

October 31 is always a fun and exciting time for students at Amador---it’s Halloween! Not only do students get to skip school the day after the holiday, but they also get to dress up in their costumes for school the day of!  “I might dress up for Halloween, but it’s nice that Amador lets us dress up. It...

AV Homecoming 2019 Photo Album

AV Homecoming 2019 Photo Album

AVJournalism Photo Team

October 30, 2019

Our photographers were all over during Homecoming! We have hundreds of pictures from the rally, game, and dance. Here is the link to the 2019 AV Homecoming Photo Album: click here. Here is the link to the 2019 AV Homecoming Rally & Game Album: click here Please enjoy!!...

Dalynn Miller, AV’s talented singer and songwriter

Dalynn Miller, AV’s talented singer and songwriter

Rut Bansal, Bella Mayo, and Trisha Khattar

September 30, 2019

With over 20,000 monthly listeners on Spotify and 1,713 subscribers on Youtube, Amador student, verified artist, and outstanding lyricist Dalynn Miller (‘21) continues to demonstrate that talent and success know no age.  Dalynn’s relatable lyrics and unique style have reached a broad audience across...

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