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Club Fair Cancelled on its Second Day

Club Fair Cancelled on its Second Day

Harshika Sethi, AVT Editor-in-chief

September 29, 2019

The annual Amador Valley High School club fair was supposed to be held on both September 23rd and 24th this year, however, it was canceled after the first day. Now, clubs and leadership are in an effort to find another time for a club fair this semester.  Due to a sudden spike in temperature on the ...

Pigskin Recap

Lucy Dou, Page Editor

September 27, 2019

Last Friday, September 20th, Amador had its annual Pigskin. The event combined Amador’s first home football game and a club fair. Different organizations and clubs at Amador set up booths to sell food and apparel, and activities to advertise their club.  Pigskin festival is a great opportun...

Youth in Environmental Summit with Eric Swalwell

Youth in Environmental Summit with Eric Swalwell

Derry Xu, Staff Writer

September 27, 2019

On September 7th, Amador held the Tri-Valley Youth Environmental Action Summit in the MP. The event was organized by YEASTV, a youth movement focused on educating students on environmental issues, and was sponsored by the GoGreen Initiative, Iklings, Kaiser Permanente, and various other businesses. V...

Amador Pool Closed Indefinitely

Amador Pool Closed Indefinitely

Matthew Kim, Staff Writer

September 23, 2019

On Friday, September 20th, Amador Valley’s administration said that the Amador Valley pool has been closed down indefinitely, slowing all water sports and activities to a halt.  After talking to the Head of Facilities, Micheal Jaramillo we learned the source of the problem lay in a broken water p...

99.7 NOW at Amador

99.7 NOW at Amador

Mark Lester, Staff Writer

September 16, 2019

The bay area radio show, 99.7 NOW, came to Amador on Friday, September 13 at lunch in the quad to engage with Amador students with fun music and activities. This event was put on by Amador Valley Leadership and gave the students a fun and engaging experience at lunch. “I thought it was cool that we had the mus...

2019 Aloha Spirit Week and Rally

2019 Aloha Spirit Week and Rally

Soumya Sahay, Social Media EIC

September 16, 2019

Monday, August 26 marked the beginning of Aloha Spirit Week, our first spirit week this school year at Amador.  Over the course of an Amador student’s time at our school, he will experience many shows of spirit such as a lip dub, homecoming week, and Donversity, but for Freshmen, Aloha Spirit Week was the f...

Amador Safety Protocol Presentation

Amador Safety Protocol Presentation

Sarah Banholzer, AVT Editor-in-Chief

August 30, 2019

On Tuesday, August 27, all Amador students were given a presentation on proper safety protocol in emergency situations during their third period class. There was an altered bell schedule with shortened periods to allow for an extra 27 minutes in third period.  During that time, teachers went over what st...

Senior Sunrise: Cloudy with a chance of seniors

Soumya Sahay, Social Media Editor

August 13, 2019

    Bright and early, at 5:45 on Saturday, August 10, 2019, the AVHS senior class drove to Mission Hills Park and sat on top of a hill to watch the sun rise, as generations of seniors have done before them.      “I went to senior sunrise because it seemed so perfect. Senior year is ...

Amador Valley Track Runs an Incredible season

Amador Valley Track Runs an Incredible season

Brett Severance, Staff Writer

May 30, 2019

This year’s track team for AV has made it to the “Meet Of Champions”. Although this is a great ordeal for the Amador Valley track team, it is nothing new. The “Meet of Champions”, or DOC, took place at Diablo Valley College this year.  A few of our Amador Valley runners competed at a ...

Amador Valley Track runs an incredible season

May 30, 2019

This year’s track team for AV has made it to the “Meet Of Champions.” Although this is a great ordeal for the Amador Valley track team, it is nothing new. The “Meet of Champions,” or DOC, took place at Diablo Valley College this year.  A few of our Amador Valley runners competed at a ...

Amador sees huge success at CMEA Music Competition

Casey Chang, Staff Writer

May 30, 2019

The CMEA Music Competition on April 26, was a huge success for Amador because of our excellent overall ranking and the performance from each of the ensembles. Our symphonic band especially blew the crowd away with special performances from Honoré Alexander ('22) and Lyle Elster (‘22). Both students...

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...

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