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Principal Solorzano takes a leave of absence (but students want him left alone)

Principal Solorzano takes a leave of absence (but students want him left alone)

Maddie Dutra, Amadon EIC

February 21, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Wednesday morning, AV teachers were called to a special meeting by PUSD district officials to receive the announcement that Principal Solorzano is taking a personal leave of absence. As soon as the meeting was over, Amador students and parents received an email from former AV Principal Mike Williams e...

The 2019 Amador Career Fair was a Success!!

Milli Patel and Nidhi Patel

February 20, 2019


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On Friday February 15, Amador hosted a career fair for students in order to help them explore possible career options for the future. The event lasted all day, and students were able to visit the fair during their math classes. The booths ranged from healthcare to NASA to the Navy to water resource m...

AV Comp Civics is Off to Nationals!

AV Comp Civics is Off to Nationals!

Esha Shah and Rut Bansal

February 12, 2019


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Amador’s Competition Civics team won states this past Saturday, February 2nd, after months of hard work and preparation, and are now heading off to nationals this April in Washington D.C. to represent California. Amador has been in the top ten of the nation for a long time now, and they are cont...

Super Bowl LIII Portrays Women in a Positive Light

Super Bowl LIII Portrays Women in a Positive Light

Soumya Saha and Katalina Garber

February 8, 2019


Filed under News, Opinion

Although many have declared that the 2019 Super Bowl game itself wasn’t all that exciting, the commercials shed positive light this year by portraying women as strong, rather than sexualizing them, like they have done in the past. “It’s definitely something to recognize that women weren’t sexualized during ...

Amador Live

Sarah Banholzer, Staff Writer

February 7, 2019


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Amador’s drama class brought in the laughs this past friday with their performance of Amador Valley Live. This comedy show consisted of short skits and sketches from Amador’s own drama students. Amador Live was a free show but was in partnership with Mr. Amador and was asking for donations to...

Executing your Resolution to Exercise: How to do it and Why it’s important

Executing your Resolution to Exercise: How to do it and Why it’s important

Alexis Waiss and Aishni Jolly

February 5, 2019


Filed under Features, News, Opinion

Going into the month of February, many are still trying to follow their New Year’s resolutions. One of the most popular resolutions is exercising more, but then this idea usually gets abandoned within a short period of time. Some experts on campus have provided some input about easy ways to exerci...

The Government Reopens

The Government Reopens

Linzee Alcaide, Page Editor

February 4, 2019


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After thirty-five days of intense chaos and anger, President Trump has conceded to the people’s outrage and agreed to a temporary reopening of the United States Government with no money for his border wall. The past thirty-five days have been filled with lots of anxiety for the more than 800,000 federal employ...

Tri-Valley Women’s March Brings The Women Of Pleasanton Together

Tri-Valley Women’s March Brings The Women Of Pleasanton Together

Alexis Waiss, Staff Writer

January 22, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

With women being sworn into office at record numbers and the #MeToo Movement being at its strongest, women and girls have taken the role of female empowerment.  Here, Pleasanton locals who wanted to participate in the action marched in this year’s Tri-Valley Women’s March. The Tri-Valley Women’s...

Mr. Amador Raises Thousands Of Dollars For Charity

Mr. Amador Raises Thousands Of Dollars For Charity

Soumya Sahay and Katalina Garber

January 18, 2019


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Mr. Amador is an tradition here on campus that is back for the 2019 new year. The competition serves as a fundraiser that has raised tens of thousands of dollars throughout the years for the George Mark Children’s House. During the school year, there are different fundraisers that the boys participate in to...

The Notorious RBG Makes it Into Theaters Everywhere

The Notorious RBG Makes it Into Theaters Everywhere

Soumya Sahay, Page Editor

January 18, 2019


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regmovies.com For those who aren’t familiar with politics or the judicial branch, Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been one of the United States’ associate supreme court justices since 1993. Recently, a movie labeled “On the Basis of Sex” was released about her career as a lawyer and her fight for gender equality. “In ...

Golden Globe Highlights

Golden Globe Highlights

Swetha Sirupa, Staff Writer

January 15, 2019


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The prestigious 76th Golden Globe Awards were presented on January 6, marking the beginning of awards season. The Golden Globes Award is an honor that is awarded to a winner by 93 members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) for films and television. It was first held in January 1944 ...

New California law forces pet stores to only sell rescues

Neal Conway, Staff Writer

January 14, 2019


Filed under News

On January 1st 2018 the Pet Rescue and Adoption Act approved by the former governor of California Jerry Brown, came into effect. This law prohibits pet stores in the golden state from selling dogs, cats or rabbits that haven’t been acquired by a government approved animal control agency. This make...

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