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The student news site of Amador Valley High School


The student news site of Amador Valley High School


The student news site of Amador Valley High School


The sunset allows seniors to reminisce on their high school experiences.

Senior sunrise to sunset — what has changed with seniors’ mindset of high school?

Soraia Bohner, Staff Writer May 29, 2022

One of Amador’s many senior traditions is a class trip to Mission Hills park to watch the sunset together. At the beginning of the year, many seniors went to this same hill to watch the sunrise. Both...

Shoppers browse and peruse books at a cheap price, taking in the atmosphere of a used book sale.

Friends of Pleasanton Library host a book and media sale during Memorial Day weekend

Emma Ka, Staff Writer May 27, 2022

This Memorial Day weekend, the Friends of the Pleasanton Library is hosting a book and media sale from May 26th to 29th. On Thursday, it will last from 2 pm to 7 pm, on Friday and Saturday, 10 am to 3...

Nine members of Ornithology Club explored the wildlife of Shadow Cliffs.

Amador’s Ornithology Club birdwatches at Shadow Cliffs Regional Park

Mandy Wong, AVT Editor-in-Chief May 27, 2022

With help from binoculars and each other, nine members of Ornithology Club spent this past Sunday observing and identifying local bird species at Shadow Cliffs. “This was a fun trip at the end of...

Cal Fire notes the fire incidents for 2020, a year which is named one of California’s worst fire years.

Wildfire threats during the summer season in the Bay

Lionel Liu, Staff Writer May 24, 2022

  A prevalent worry is in the back of everybody’s minds: the issue of wildfires, because after the devastating year of wildfires in 2020, California acts like a matchbox reading to burst into flames...

Amador DECA students enjoy their day trip away from the competition at the biggest aquarium in the U.S., the Georgia Aquarium.

‘Keep that streak going’: Amador DECA students compete in conferences

Arlina Yang, AVTV Segments EIC May 24, 2022

Through the California state conference in Anaheim, 12 Amador DECA students pushed beyond their competition to qualify for the International Career Development Conference (ICDC). DECA competitors came...

Robin Cruz teaches the group of volunteers how to tie the ribbons to lampposts.

Volunteers tie ribbons in Downtown Pleasanton to honor graduates

Abigail Kent, Staff Writer May 21, 2022

On Friday, parent volunteers continued the tradition of tying ribbons of the high school colors to celebrate the graduating seniors of 2022. Purple, yellow, blue, and black ribbons represented the three...

To show community pride and to celebrate, APAPA hosts the Heritage celebration.

A Showcase of Different Cultures: Dublin Asian Heritage Celebration 2022

Arlina Yang, AVtv Editor-In-Chief May 19, 2022

On May 14th, the Asian Pacific Islander American Public Affairs, Tri-Valley Chapter in collaboration with Dublin hosted an Asian Heritage Celebration event in the Dublin High School theater with performances...

PUSD Work permit allows students work under the protection of California states laws.

Student work permits: what is it, and how to get it

Jocelyn Hsu, Staff Writer May 19, 2022

Students at Amador start looking into applying for summer jobs, and according to the state government of California, students are required to get a permit to seek employment under the age of 18.  “I...

The college mail that is delivered, gives high schoolers more ideas and options for what they might be interested in for the future.

Seniors share experiences on college application process

Soumya Rangan, Photo Editor-In-Chief May 19, 2022

As this school year ends, many juniors are left wondering what to do for senior year, specifically the complicated process of college applications, as the information and the many colleges can seem daunting. Seniors...

During the last library card design contest held in 2017, about 175 entries were submitted.

Pleasanton public library’s card design contest promotes community

Aileen Hu, Staff Writer May 15, 2022

During National Library Week, Pleasanton Public Library announced the start of a design contest for their future library cards, promoting people’s involvement in the community and creating an opportunity...

City councils in Pleasanton are making renovations and making a new skate park at Ken Mercer

City council approves new projects, allocates funds for improvement

Devika Subramaniam, Staff Writer May 13, 2022

The Pleasanton City Council met on Tuesday, April 12th for several key facility projects, and how to prioritize them among other improvement projects proposed in Pleasanton’s City Plan list.  The...

Police on motorcycles help with the process of removing cars and maintaining street closure.

First Weekend on Main returns this Friday

Kevin Zhu, AVT Page Editor May 6, 2022

The first of 2022’s Weekend on Main has arrived in Pleasanton as an opportunity to browse the sites, sales, and events of Main Street as the streets are opened up to pedestrians and closed to automobiles.  While...

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