On May 12th, the AVHS counselors sent an update to students and families regarding this update.

New PUSD grading policy: failing prevention

Marisa Fidone and Yash Bachu May 28, 2021

As students nationwide have limited access to learning opportunities throughout the pandemic, the Pleasanton Unified School district has recognized their struggles and a temporary grading policy has been...

Colleges are requiring that students get vaccinated

Colleges are requiring that students get vaccinated

Elyssa Lieu, Senior Editor May 27, 2021

The CSU and UC system recently announced that all 2021 students are required to be vaccinated before returning to in-person classes.  The decision applies to all staff, faculty, and students, and will...

With plans for next year underway, senioritis sneaks up on students and can make staying focused on school difficult.

Senioritis for the class of 2021

Marisa Fidone, Staff Writer May 26, 2021

So you are attending college and are accepted, so no more homework? Wrong. As a senior in highschool, students are still required to report their final grades for conditional admission. Meaning that it...

How is graduation going to look?

How is graduation going to look?

Imogen Rogers, Junior Editor May 26, 2021

Graduation is May 28th, 2021 at 7:00pm. This is what it will look like. “We have to limit the amount of spectators in order to maintain distancing and capacity guidelines set forth by the health department....

Elective classes: what's changed this year?

Elective classes: what’s changed this year?

Matthew Kim, Segments Editor May 24, 2021

While virtual learning has presented challenges in the core classes of science, math, history, and english, Amador’s elective classes including ceramics, art, and video production have been especially...

Popular studying methods for juniors and seniors included looking back at notes, looking over the textbook, and using online resources such as Quizlet and Google Classroom.

Finals and AP studying tips from upperclassmen

Austin Coyne, Staff Writer May 24, 2021

With AP Exams underway and finals starting this week, students have been reviewing material learned over the past year in many different ways.  Juniors and seniors have shared their methods of studying...

In access during donversity week, students and teachers listened to and reflected on Amanda Gorman's

Leadership’s donversity access activity was a hit

Austin Coyne, Staff Writer May 8, 2021

During the week of April 19-23, Amador Valley hosted their annual Donversity week. On Wednesday, students were treated to an Access activity put together by members of Leadership and AV teacher Jenna Hewitt...

Leadership namely promoted Donversity week through social media, on their Instagram, 'avhsdons'. During the event, they posted something new each day.

AV’s annual donversity week took a virtual platform in 2021

River Johnson, Senior Staff Writer May 5, 2021

Last week was Donversity Week for the 2020-2021 school year! Though this annual event to celebrate our communities’ differences looked a bit different this year due to the pandemic, the students and...

AV ASB and class officer election results are out for the 2021-2022 school year!

AV ASB and class officer election results are out for the 2021-2022 school year!

David Cease, Segments Editor May 1, 2021

Another year of elections is over and the results are in. Congratulations to this year’s candidates that are now next year’s officers. With COVID-19 disrupting the lives of many Amador students, the...

During Earth Week, Local Leaders hosted several activities to help honor the earth and bring fun to the week.

What Local Leaders Club is doing for Earth Month/Week

Manasa Krishnan, Staff Writer April 30, 2021

On April 22nd, individuals around the world come together to celebrate Earth Day, a time used to appreciate the earth and its natural resources and raisemawareness about climate change and the environment.  Local...

A LINK meeting takes place both in person on the field and through virtual Zoom sessions.

Mrs. Scavone: Why LINK is so important for next year’s freshman

Sierra Deaver, Staff Writer April 30, 2021

The transition from middle school to high school can be rough and even daunting for some. However, the LINK program at Amador, which is led by Ms. Scavone, helps out many new freshmen. LINK is a program...

The Green Team challenges anyone in Pleasanton to do one small thing to help the environment.

PUSD’s Green Team creates One Small Act for Earth Day 2021

Leila Touati, Senior Editor April 28, 2021

To celebrate Earth Day on April 22nd, Pleasanton United School District’s Green Team created One Small Act, an activity for anyone who wants to aid the environment by doing a small thing that gives back...

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