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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, 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...

Juniors to take MAP Growth Test

Juniors to take MAP Growth Test

Mandy Wong, Senior Editor April 28, 2021

All AVHS Juniors will be completing two MAP (Measure of Academic Performance) tests, the Reading Assessment and the Math Assessment, on April 28th and May 5th respectively.  “The MAP test is a benchmark...

Ajay Reyes ('24) smiles at the camera.

Ajay Reyes (’24) uses CPR technique to save a life

Renna Popli, Junior Editor April 27, 2021

To everyone who fell asleep during 9th grade Health class, the joke’s on you - you missed your chance to be a hero. 15-year-old AV freshman Ajay Reyes (‘24) was wide awake that day, and as a result,...

Track & Field Meets and How They’re Training

April 26, 2021

Complying with the new health and safety measures, the Amador track team has started to train and even ran their first meet, the Dan Gabor Invitational, on April 3rd. Due to Covid restrictions, many...

Forest fires, an effect of human caused global warming, resulted in heavy smoke around California in September.

What is the environmental cost of online school?

Yi (Steven) Yang, Staff writer April 25, 2021

The 2020-2021 school year has been mostly online, with students using video conferencing applications like Zoom to take classes. That, however, comes at a cost, especially to the environment.  Therefore,...

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Record number of 2021 college applicants postpones decision day for some schools

Matthew Kim, Segments Editor April 21, 2021

The 2020-2021 college admissions cycle has been unlike any other year. Admissions to top universities have skyrocketed, with colleges reporting jumps of 20%, 60%, and even 100%. Consequently, this year...

The above images were shown at the board meeting to demonstrate how easily teachers could adapt to hosting more students at one time.

PUSD returns to school 4 days a week

Kendall Witters, Page Editor April 21, 2021

On April 1st, the PUSD held a special board meeting to discuss the possibility of students returning to school four days a week. This week this idea became reality.  Before, hybrid students would come...

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