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Amador’s Marching Band and Color Guard Celebrates its 90th Anniversary

Alexis Waiss, Staff Writer

May 13, 2019

The Marching Band and Color Guard was born in the 1928-29 school year, only a few years after Amador Valley High opened.  Ever since then, it has grown and earned a reputation for excellence. On May 11th during their annual Pancake Breakfast, the band and color guard will celebrate its 90th Ann...

AV Celebrates Another 6-year WASC Accreditation Achievement

AV Celebrates Another 6-year WASC Accreditation Achievement

Milli Patel and Nidhi Patel, Staff Writers

May 9, 2019

Amador Valley High School received great news on Tuesday night when they were notified that the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)  awarded them a Six-Year Accreditation Status. “This maximum six-year accreditation is a recognition of our entire school community, including students...

AVHS Principal Search: Students Give Their Input

AVHS Principal Search: Students Give Their Input

Soumya Sahay, Page Editor

May 3, 2019

During ACCESS on Wednesday April 24th, students were the given the opportunity to give their input to help the current search for the next Amador principal of the 2019-2020 school year. Currently, Amador is administered by an interim principal, Nimarta Grewal. Students sat in a circle in the multi-purpos...

AV Earth Week A Success!

AV Earth Week A Success!

Elizabeth Kostalnick, Page Editor

April 29, 2019

Monday, April 22, kicked off a full week of Earth Day celebration here at Amador. Students were welcomed back from a long weekend through fun games in the quad while being encouraged to wear either blue or green in support of Earth Day. At lunch,students were able to participate and take part...

Counter Culture Day 2019

Counter Culture Day 2019

Kenlyn Cashion, Staff Writer

April 23, 2019

Counter culture day was a blast from the past that swept the junior class along with it, taking us back to the 1960s to embrace the cultural and political trends as well as the music. This year it took place on Friday April 12. Tie dye was the dress code in our counter culture celebration. Each junior U.S. history class tie dyed shirts in preparation for the day. Every shirt i...

Donversity Short Recap

Milli Patel, Staff Writer

April 10, 2019

Donversity is a time at Amador where we celebrate the diversity and different cultures at our school. Amador is full of people from all over the world and activities students participated in this week showed just how diverse our school is.   Throughout the week, students could check out the I AMador ...

AV Car Show

AV Car Show

Julian Koste, Staff Writer

March 26, 2019

On Friday the 22nd, Leadership unveiled the Amador Car show. In collaboration with a local car dealership, several students participated and competed in seeing which car would be judged the best from Amador students. The car show was to attract people to more school activities and raise money for the school....

Video Editing Club Here at AV!!

Video Editing Club Here at AV!!

Elizabeth Kostalnick, Page Editor

March 26, 2019

Many people may not realize that as well as having a Video Production class at Amador, the school also does in fact have a club dedicated to the art and talent of Video Editing. From sharing edited videos to perfecting their skills in online forums like Final Cut Pro, this club has everything from how...

Donversity Week Starts Off Great

Donversity Week Starts Off Great

Chandni Prabhu, Staff Writer

March 26, 2019

Donversity week kicked off on Monday with a Flash Mob of  teachers and students during lunch. The theme of the Flash Mob was “unity in diversity” and it was designed to celebrate Amador being a very diverse campus. “Student and teachers dancing together symbolized togetherness. That made me feel...

Assassin’s Game 2019

Julian Koste, Staff Writer

March 20, 2019

Right now, the assassin’s game between the seniors is raging. Around Pleasanton, casualties are piling up as more daring assassins search for their targets. Historically, the game has been going on for multiple decades. Mr. Fuller, now retired Amador teacher was made aware of the game back in the n...

Open Mic Night at Inklings: A Success

Chehel Lakhwara, Staff Writer

March 18, 2019

The third open mic Night event at Inklings Coffee and Tea happened on March 8, and it was a smashing success. Inklings, the City of Pleasanton and Ptownlife Newstream all had a hand in making this event come together. Originally, they thought to keep it once a year, but since it was so successful, they ...

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