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Spooky Superstitions at Amador High

Chehel Lakhwara, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018


Filed under Features

Superstitions and spooks go hand in hand, especially during the month of Halloween. A superstition is an excessively credulous belief in and reverence for supernatural beings. Many cultures hold strong superstitions on certain things. For example, a common Halloween superstition is if a black cat...

We Love Everything Pumpkin

We Love Everything Pumpkin

Nidhi Patel and Milli Patel

October 19, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Fall has finally arrived and it is the perfect season for pumpkins. Pumpkins are used for a variety of things around this time of the year. Not only do they make cute decorations, but they taste delicious in drinks and foods. Some of our very own students and teachers on campus have the perfect ...

Ignite! 2.0 takes Pleasanton

Ignite! 2.0 takes Pleasanton

Maddie Dutra, Amadon Editor-in-Chief

October 19, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Last Saturday, October 13th, the Pleasanton Firehouse Arts center hosted 'Ignite! 2.0', a festival that celebrates music, art, science, and innovation. The event took place downtown along Railroad Avenue and Division Street. Several different groups entertained audiences, including EGO – UC Berkeley...

Middle Schoolers at Football Games

Middle Schoolers at Football Games

Sara Sanguinetti, Staff Writer

October 12, 2018


Filed under Features, Sports, Uncategorized

A home football game is not the same without the usual highlights: excited cheering, purple and gold spirit wear, and crowds of middle schoolers hanging out by the snack bar. Recent concerns, such as running, fighting, and overall disruption of school events, have raised questions about proper superv...

Backpacks: The Real Back Stabber

Backpacks: The Real Back Stabber

Esha Shah, Staff Writer

October 2, 2018


Filed under Features, News, Showcase

Aching shoulders, curved backs, and backpacks filled with pounds of supplies needed every day. Does this sound familiar? It’s every high school student as they walk around the campus dragging a heavy weight that they have no choice but to bring along. Every student needs one, but how much is thi...

Students love the new Netflix Original

Students love the new Netflix Original

Nidhi Patel, Staff Wtiter

September 11, 2018


Filed under Features, Opinion, Pop Culture

The new Netflix original movie To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, based off of the novel by Jenny Han, has been generating a lot of attention in the media since its initial release on August 17. Fans have been swarming social media to express their excitement about the movie. The story follows s...

Google Classroom: Love or Hate?

Google Classroom: Love or Hate?

Katalina Garber, Page Editor

September 10, 2018


Filed under Features, Opinion

With the distribution of the new chromebooks to freshmen and sophomores, many teachers have started turning to Google Classroom to post assignments and announcements for their classes. This program allows teachers to communicate with all of their classes in an easy and organized fashion. By using...

Is it time to find a new location for Senior Picnic?

Is it time to find a new location for Senior Picnic?

Emma Hodges, Page Editor

September 10, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Many seniors start the school year off with a big case of senioritis and an already much needed break. Students look forward to socializing with friends and relaxing at Senior Picnic, which is hosted at Waterworld in Concord. “It was really fun coming back from summer and spending time with friends ...

Overgrown AV Population

Anna Sun, AVT Editor-in-Chief

September 8, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

It has been the general feeling that Amador is coming close to its maximum capacity of students. Throughout its history, Amador has undergone three constructions in 1968, 1997 and 2004 to accommodate the growing number of students. But, is Amador reaching it’s maximum capacity? The student population...

Trader Joe’s – Geoffrey Owens Demonstrates the Value of Work

Trader Joe’s – Geoffrey Owens Demonstrates the Value of Work

Samara Ayoob-Ahamd, AVT Editor-in-Chief

September 7, 2018


Filed under Features, News, Showcase, Uncategorized

In this generation, it seems people are judged and criticized on what job or career they go into rather than the value of their own work. Millennials are not known for being the hardest workers at most companies, and often with co-workers of the Generation X and Baby Boomer generations. Though 41% ...

The California Diaspora

Thomas Hsu, Staff Writer

May 23, 2018


Filed under Features

        This June, many of our seniors are going to graduate and go to college or straight into the workforce. Some of us have not decided what to do after graduation.     “As soon as I finish my active duty in the military, I’m going to college outside of California ” says Jaxen...

Local nonprofit works to aid music education

Local nonprofit works to aid music education

Yuwei Dou, Photo Editor

March 23, 2018


Filed under Features

     Nonprofit Organization "Promoting Leadership for Aspiring Youth" (PLAY) held a charity music concert in Pleasanton on the evening of March 4th at Harvest Park Middle school.      Their aim was to fundraise for the nonprofit organization program Pleasanton Partnerships in Education due to the s...

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