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AP Testing Recap

Sara Sanguinetti and Chandni Prahbu

May 24, 2019


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With AP exams having wrapped up on May 17th, it’s time to look back at the two weeks Amador students spent testing for various college courses. Overall, most AP students decided to take the tests their classes prepared them for. Most of the time, two tests were administered each day, with one ...

Chinyere Okore breaks records

Swetha Sirupa, Staff Writer

May 20, 2019


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Chinyere Okore is something of a legend here at Amador. She can be seen training everyday after school for hours and racing in meets on Saturdays. Now, she’s leaving her mantle here at Amador for the University of Oregon, where she’ll continue her track career. “Oregon has been my dream school ...

Jacob Akanyirige: 17-yr old MLS player

Brett Severance, Staff Writer

May 20, 2019


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Jacob Akanyirige is a previous Amador Valley student who now plays on the San Jose Earthquakes. At the time, he was the youngest person to be drafted to the San Jose Earthquakes MLS soccer team. He was born  on December 30th, 2001 and went to Walnut Grove Elementary School, Harvest Park Middle Sch...

Teachers and their Mothers :)

Addyson Mapes, AVtv Editor-In-Chief

May 20, 2019


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Happy Mother’s Day 2019!! All around the country, families use the second Sunday of May to celebrate their mothers and recognize everything they have done for us. Yesterday, people gave thanks and love to their mothers! Mr. Yee “엄마 사랑해요! Love you Mom, Happy Mother's Day!” Said Mr. Yee, AV US History & Civics teacher.   Mr. Pal...

Spotify Kings and Queens

Spotify Kings and Queens

Katalina Garber, Page Editor

May 3, 2019


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Platforms such as YouTube and SoundCloud are popular sites for many artists to publish their music for free, but some Amador musicians have also began to put their music on Spotify. “I decided to put my music on Spotify because some people had been asking me to do it, and I thought it’d be a gre...

The Role of Technology in the Futures of the FFA

April 26, 2019


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The Future Farmers of America, or FFA, Convention is being held this year, 2019, in Anaheim California, where students from all over the country gather to learn about leadership, agriculture, and more. These students were asked about technology it would eventually change their farming and agriculture-relate...

Dons Behind Donversity: Bollywood and Bhangra

Dons Behind Donversity: Bollywood and Bhangra

Alexis Waiss, Staff Writers

April 10, 2019


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Amador’s Bollywood and Bhangra club is known for their dancing.  The Bollywood and Bhangra Club meets every Friday in the multipurpose room and dances bollywood together. “It’s just having fun and dancing, no matter who you are,” said Sana Vijaynathan (20’). Throughout the year, the...

Dons Behind Donversity: GSA Club

Dons Behind Donversity: GSA Club

Alexis Waiss and Aishni Jolly

April 8, 2019


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  When defining the Amador’s diversity, many people may pay attention to the variety of ethnicities and cultures on campus.   However, the GSA represents a separate type of diversity prevalent at Amador: gender and sexuality. The GSA’s activities are based on it’s two main goal...

Mr. Amador Boys Revealed!!

Mr. Amador Boys Revealed!!

Alexis Waiss and Addyson Mapes

November 27, 2018


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Mr. Amador is a yearlong fundraiser run by thirty of Amador’s students. Their end goal is to raise money for the George Mark Children’s House. The George Mark Children’s House is a free-standing, non-profit care center for children with life-limiting diseases. They provide safe, excellent medical care...

Wildfire Petition for Change

Wildfire Petition for Change

Elizabeth Kostalnick, Page Editor

November 27, 2018


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With the fires burning all throughout California, the air quality has not only affected where the fires burned but had worsened in Pleasanton as well. Because of this a “Change.org” petition was created in order to cancel school due to poor air quality. “I think it is important to consider our h...

Middle Schoolers at Football Games

Middle Schoolers at Football Games

Sara Sanguinetti, Staff Writer

October 12, 2018


Filed under Features, Sports, Uncategorized

A home football game is not the same without the usual highlights: excited cheering, purple and gold spirit wear, and crowds of middle schoolers hanging out by the snack bar. Recent concerns, such as running, fighting, and overall disruption of school events, have raised questions about proper superv...

Saudi Arabians Biggest SnapChat Users

Neal Conway, Staff Writer

October 2, 2018


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Around nine million Saudi Arabians are currently active daily snapchat users, an estimated 30% increase from 2017, making them the country with the highest number of snapchat users in the world, percentage wise. Independent research and analytics business Ampere Analysis revealed that residents living ...

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