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Many club members of AV Model UN got commendations, outstanding delegate, and best delegate at Berkeley MUN conference.

Model UN competes at Berkeley MUN

Jocelyn (Hsin-Chiao) Hsu, Senior Staff Writer March 21, 2023

From Mar. 3 to 5, Amador Valley’s Model United Nation club participated in the 2023 Berkeley MUN conference. Of all the participants, more than ten members of AV MUN club received an award as being an...

Students lined their cars up in the front Santa Rita parking lot.

AV Car Show competition showcases student automobiles

Ian Cha and Amogh Belgal March 13, 2023

Last Friday, Amador Valley’s Leadership hosted the Car Show where students were able to show off their unique cars through a series of inspections and tests.  “I participated in the car show because...

Co-Presidents Andrea Yang (23) and Pallavi Shankar (23) pose for a picture with DECA advisor Marjan Akrami after receiving glass awards for placing in the top three.

DECA travels to Anaheim for state competition and conference

Amishi Anand, Staff Writer March 9, 2023

Amador Valley High School’s DECA team competed with others from all over California at the annual State Career Development Conference (SCDC) held at the Anaheim Marriott Hotel from Mar. 4 to 6. “I...

Workers exploring the sinkhole which was an indicator of bigger problems with the water line to Amador Valley. The sinkhole was caused by a broken pipe underground between the B building and A building.

Sinkhole on campus indicator of much bigger problems

Anita Ratna Gautam, Staff Writer March 9, 2023

Last week Amador Valley campus had a few problems with the water system which caused a water shut off and all of the bathrooms on campus to be closed.  The leak is located between the office and the...

The AV Science Olympiad Team poses on the bleachers as they wait for the awards ceremony to announce the final placements. (Photo provided by Keerthi Nalabotu.)

AV Science Olympiad wins sixth place at Bay Area Regional Science Olympiad tournament

Arlina Yang, Media Arts Editor March 7, 2023

AV Science Olympiad placed sixth at BARSO, the Bay Area Regional Science Olympiad tournament, and qualified for the Northern California Science Olympiad tournament last weekend. AV Scioly took three teams...

Abigail Hall (25) is unable to find an open bathroom during 4th period.

The trouble with finding unlocked girls bathrooms around campus

Amishi Anand, Staff Writer March 6, 2023

Complaints from girls on campus have been increasing this last month as difficulty finding open bathrooms during the day continues. The most common reason given for the closures is increased vandalism...

In the hallway of the Amador library, a display features the contributions of influential African Americans from athletes to activists.

African American History Month celebrated on campus

Edwin He, Staff Writer March 2, 2023

For the entirety of February, African American History Month highlights African Americans’ struggles and accomplishments. Through posters and activities, Amador Valley High School honors this particular...

The 2023 Junior Prom venue at the Oakland Scottish Rite Center was chosen last year by AV leadership.

Juniors celebrate Masquerade Night Prom

Aileen Hu, AVT Editor February 28, 2023

The 2023 Junior Prom took place on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2023 at the Oakland Scottish Rite Center. Tickets began selling in early February, but from choosing the venue to scheduling activities, AV leadership...

Band Director Jonathan Grantham boldly directs and leans over his Wind 1 students during their performances.

Band performs at CASMEC All State Music Conference as only high school group

Maximilien Kiyoi, Senior Staff Writer February 27, 2023

Last Saturday Amador’s Wind 1 Ensemble had the opportunity to perform in Fresno at the California All State Music Educators Conference (CASMEC) as the only high school group. Many colleges and private...

Camden Nauroth (24) strikes a comical pose in his clown makeup.

Drama students dress up as clowns for the day

Dhanush Gowda, Staff Writer February 26, 2023

The annual Amador musical is headed by a team of experienced students and dedicated teachers in the drama program who have an unwavering commitment to the production. In preparation for this musical, the...

The cats were dissected at both anatomical and posterior positions allowing students to identify the muscles easily

Anatomy classes dissect cats to study muscle structure

Krithika Subramaniam, AVT Editor February 26, 2023

Amador’s Anatomy Physiology classes are dissecting cats for the month of February to learn more about the muscle structures in the body and the digestive system as well. “At first the idea of it...

An AV Choir group sings for Emma Kelly (‘23) in Stephanie Kamali’s classroom.

AV Choir serenades students, staff on Valentine’s Day

Jaylon Shaghasi, Staff Writer February 23, 2023

The AV Choir  surprised students around campus by singing to them in front of their whole class on Valentine’s Day. Students and staff members could fill out requests through a Google form, and the...

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