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Students prepare their frosting by putting it into a bag. This took teamwork and many helping hands.

Baking and culinary classes compete in cupcake wars

Katy Clark , AVT Page Editor November 25, 2022
Creative decorating turns cupcakes into Halloween-themed treats
Measure I is just one of the many efforts that PUSD has spearheaded in relation to its initiative to “build a 21st century classroom.”

Update: Absentee ballots create hope for Bond Measure I

Zenil Koovejee, AVT Editor November 17, 2022

As Alameda County’s local election results continue to surface, absentee ballots for the PUSD Measure I Bond Proposal are still being considered. As such, the vote has once again come into question with...

Students sign the pledge wall, which presents the 2022 slogan Celebrate life. Live drug free.

TUPE hosts Red Ribbon Week before Halloween

Katy Clark, AVT Page Editor November 16, 2022

TUPE (Tobacco Use Prevention Education) helped lead a week of activities to celebrate Red Ribbon Week from Oct. 24 to 28. Red Ribbon Week began in 1985 at Calexico Union High School in memory of Enrique...

In the past, students and teachers alike without a subscription might have had to deal with messages like this when they try to view an article from the New York Times.

Library offers new services to students

Katy Clark, AVT Page Editor November 16, 2022

Amador Valley recently received a school-wide digital subscription to the New York Times. As long as a student or staff member is connected to PUSD wifi, they can access the New York Times free of charge. “This...

Pleasanton Unified’s potential improvements at Amador failed at the ballot box.

Pleasanton Unified School District’s Measure I bond on track to fail

Yi (Steven) Yang, AVT Editor-in-Chief November 10, 2022

On Tuesday, not enough Pleasanton residents voted yes on Measure I, which increases funding for education facilities, including physical education spaces. Missing its mark by less than three percent, Measure...

Each year, the AVtv staff creates 4 special Halloween Broadcasts for the community.

A look back at the AVtv Halloween Favorites

Aileen Hu, AVT News Editor November 7, 2022

Every October, Amador’s journalism class goes out searching for Pleasanton’s haunted stories to share with students. From mysterious deaths in historical buildings to ghostly occurrences on our own...

The full SAT takes three hours and 15 minutes, longer in comparison to the PSAT’s two hour and 45 minute total.

PSAT takes place at Amador Valley this month

Olivia Vukman, AVT Page Editor November 2, 2022

This month, sophomores and juniors took their PSAT (Preliminary Scholar Aptitude Test) at Amador Valley. The two hour 45 minute long test consists of reading comprehension, grammar and language, and math.  In...

His first year at Amador Valley, Principal John Fey prioritizes connecting with students through his proposal for a principal advisory board and lunch photo booth.

Principal John Fey plans to introduce Principal’s Council at Amador Valley

Olivia Vukman, AVTV Segments Editor October 27, 2022

Responses are official written statements from Fey, and were edited for length and clarity.  What is the purpose of this council?  It’s really just a way for me to connect with all kinds of people...

Juniors pack the small gym to learn from the choreographers in the front.

History classes start preparations for Charleston Dance and 20s Day

October 27, 2022

The junior history classes began preparing for 20s Day by practicing for the Charleston Dance. Many students showed up in the small gym for the first practices that took place this past week. “The...

The Middle School athletes perform an additional sideline dance for the crowd.

Aspiring cheerleaders perform at freshman football game

Sydney Queen, Staff Writer October 27, 2022

Future Dons from the early October cheer clinic got the opportunity to perform a halftime routine during the AVHS freshman football game against San Ramon Valley High School. The 35 young cheerleaders...

The junior class Toy Story float receiving its final touches before it’s paraded

Homecoming Week wraps up at Amador

October 25, 2022

Amador Valley took Homecoming to a whole new level this year as they began the process to bring back class floats.  The Homecoming Week celebrations took place this year from Oct 3 to Oct 7, with the...

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