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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...

Amador’s Competitive Gymnasts

Amador’s Competitive Gymnasts

Lindsay Gewirtz, Staff Writer

September 18, 2019

Although gymnastics may not be the most popular sport, there are many high level gymnasts here at Amador. Some of the high level competitive gymnasts include juniors, Mia Reeve and  Nick Franken, as well as many more.  The sport of gymnastics is an intense and time consuming commitment. Practices a...

Fans shocked after Spider-Man leaves MCU

September 6, 2019

  In late August, news came out that Tom Holland’s Spider-Man will be leaving the MCU. This comes weeks after Far From home hit theaters. Leaving many fans confused and angry, the problem arises from Sony and Disney not agreeing on a new contract for the movie Franchise.     “I’m a huge Marvel fan. Spider-Ma...

75th Anniversary of D-Day

75th Anniversary of D-Day

Mary Kate Machi, Staff Writer

June 6, 2019

75 years ago, on June 6, 1944, a day that is now known as D-Day was burned into the world’s history, Now, 75 years later, that historic day is being remembered in many ways. “D-Day was a turning point in the war that lead to the Allied powers winning and therefore preventing the spread of fasci...

SAT to Implement New “Adversity Score”

SAT to Implement New “Adversity Score”

Mary Kate Machi, Staff Writer

May 30, 2019

The College Board recently announced that it will be expanding its “adversity score” in an attempt to level the playing field when it comes to the SAT. Currently, 50 schools use this indicator, but the College Board said that 150 more will begin using it starting this fall. The adversity scor...

Google Releases New Gender-Neutral Emojis

Google Releases New Gender-Neutral Emojis

Mary Kate Machi, Staff Writer

May 30, 2019

Coming later this year, Google will be adding a new gender-neutral variant to many of its popular emojis. By showing a gender-neutral default person, Google will prevent the enforcement of gender stereotypes by having the default be either male or female when it comes to certain professions (like ha...

Cryptocurrency in Mainstream Stores

Cryptocurrency in Mainstream Stores

Julian Koste, Staff Writer

May 24, 2019

In what many consider to be a historic decision, several large companies such as Starbucks, Whole Foods, Nordstrom, and Home Depot have decided that they will begin to accept cryptocurrency as methods of payment. Cryptocurrencies are online methods of payment that were created as a way to do business...

Teachers and their Mothers :)

Addyson Mapes, AVtv Editor-In-Chief

May 20, 2019

Happy Mother’s Day 2019!! All around the country, families use the second Sunday of May to celebrate their mothers and recognize everything they have done for us. Yesterday, people gave thanks and love to their mothers! Mr. Yee “엄마 사랑해요! Love you Mom, Happy Mother's Day!” Said Mr. Yee, AV US History & Civics teacher.   Mr. Pal...

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