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AV welcomes Freshman at special orientation session

August 8, 2016


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Incoming Freshman will be welcomed to AVHS at a special Freshman Orientation Day which takes place on August 9, 2016 at 6:00pm. “Well, before I went I was super nervous. However, by the end I really enjoyed Freshman Orientation. It was a great experience for me because I was introduced to fellow st...

AV registration begins Aug 8th, with a twist

AV registration begins Aug 8th, with a twist

Staff Writer

August 8, 2016


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Summer ends early this year as AV students will need to come back to campus to register on August 8th and 9th, but this year there will be a twist to registration. In the past, registration has been done alphabetically.  Students have shown up each day according to their last name, but this year t...

Bomb Threat at AV

Bomb Threat at AV

Linden Moore, Managing Editor

May 5, 2015


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Amador Valley students and faculty were given a scare on May 3 after a student sent an email bomb threat. “I was surprised, and as soon as I read it a lot of thoughts went through my mind but first and foremost was the safety of our students and staff,” said principal Tom Drescher.    The...

Clinton back again- Bid for presidency announced

Clinton back again- Bid for presidency announced

Megan Martin, Staff Writer

April 23, 2015


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“She was a formidable candidate in 2008. She was a great supporter of mind in the general election. She was an outstanding secretary of state. She is my friend. I think she would be an excellent president,” said President Barack Obama. In this quote, Barack Obama is talking about Hillary Clinton,...

NCAA Tournament Recap

NCAA Tournament Recap

Zach Stubbs, Staff Writer

April 23, 2015


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This years NCAA Tournament provided fans with excitement, intensity, controversy and fun, all culminating in a wild Championship Game and finish to America’s most beloved Tournament.  The Regular Season also provided us with much entertainment and anticipation, leading up to the NCAA Tournament, or...

Finland’s old education system is Finnished

Finland’s old education system is Finnished

Madhu Krishnan, Opinions Editor

April 15, 2015


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Finland is often recognized for its superb education system and outstanding test scores. For the past decade, the Nordic country has stunned the world, placing second in science, third in reading, and sixth in math. However, despite its current success, the Finnish education system is about to undergo...

ASB Election Videos are on Youtube!

ASB Election Videos are on Youtube!

March 26, 2015


Filed under AVtv, News

Just go to the AVtv youtube page, scroll to the bottom, and you can choose which Election Video you want to watch! AVtv Youtube Page

Silent Spotify- Why can’t students access the app on campus?

Silent Spotify- Why can’t students access the app on campus?

Hannah Scarborough, Online Editor, Staff Writer

March 25, 2015


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After Spotify sent messages telling classroom printers all over campus to print this week, it has been blocked from Amador’s wifi. The frequent, unnecessary printing was wasting significant amounts of paper and ink. Vice Principal Sebastian Bull said that “We blocked Spotify to stop this from...

Emily Parks, Staff Writer

March 15, 2015


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Science is constantly changing and advancing. Scientists have been experimenting with using artificial insemination, using sperm that was frozen then thawed, to develop animals. One of the recent results of artificial insemination is a penguin at Sea World. Dr. O’Brien, the Sea World Reproductive...

Fargam the Monkey to Space and the Future of Space Discovery

Mrinalini Narayan

February 23, 2015


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It is widely believed that man was the first to reach space, but they weren’t the first ones. Before traveling to space, scientists wanted to determine the effects of space, so they concluded that monkeys would be perfect candidates. There has been as much controversy with animal testing and its...

Dons beat the Falcons in a sweep!

Dons beat the Falcons in a sweep!

AVT Staff

February 20, 2015


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Boys basketball fought hard tonight and there was no doubt that the adrenaline was running high in the Foothill gym. As always, our boys impressed with their game and pulled off a sweep for AV. Students celebrated at Fiesta Taco following their storm of the court, raising money for the George Mark Children's...

Comp Civics dominates State Competition, again!

Comp Civics dominates State Competition, again!

AVT Staff

February 1, 2015


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Yesterday at 4:03pm, teachers and students received a text message from principal Tom Drescher announcing that once again, the Amador Valley Comp Civics team dominated the California State Comp Civics competition and comes home as the State Champions. Winning the State Competition means that they...

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