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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 ...

New Flavors at the Dairy

Savana Sadler, Staff Writer

September 27, 2018


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The Meadowlark Dairy is a Pleasanton classic. The Dairy has been a drive-through since it opened in July 1969, replacing the former drive-through dairy on Foothill Road. Since the dairy has opened they have had chocolate, vanilla, dairy free orange, and dairy free strawberry. They also have seasonal ...

Both Sides of the Net

Both Sides of the Net

Manogya Bharathula and Kenlyn Cashion, Staff Writers

September 17, 2018


Filed under News, Opinion, Sports, Uncategorized

  Both Sides of The Net: Pro Serena Thirty-six year old world-renown tennis champion Serena Williams was recently charged with three code violations by umpire, Carlos Ramos. The player was furious about the unfair charge, and voiced her frustration. Serena spoke about how unfairly...

Nanette Lui

September 10, 2018


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Nanette Lui (‘19) is the co-editor in chief of the Amadon for the AVJournalism program. This is Nanette’s third year being involved in Amador’s Journalism program. She enjoys reading, writing and spending time with her pets at home. Nanette is passionate about writing and sharing information with he...

Manogya Bharathula

September 10, 2018


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Manogya Bharathula ('20) is a staff writer for the 2018 - 2019 journalism class. She enjoys watching TV and playing minecraft, and she loves nacho fries from taco bell dollar menu. She loves listening to music and enjoys making pots. She hopes to go to space with Elon Musk. She love astrology and being ...

Trader Joe’s – Geoffrey Owens Demonstrates the Value of Work

Trader Joe’s – Geoffrey Owens Demonstrates the Value of Work

Samara Ayoob-Ahamd, AVT Editor-in-Chief

September 7, 2018


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In this generation, it seems people are judged and criticized on what job or career they go into rather than the value of their own work. Millennials are not known for being the hardest workers at most companies, and often with co-workers of the Generation X and Baby Boomer generations. Though 41% ...

Anna Sun

August 27, 2018


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Anna Sun ('20) is a junior at Amador Valley High School and the AVT Editor-in-Chief for the AVJournalism program. She has been part of the program since the 2017-18 school year. Her favorite activities are eating and sleeping, though “art-related activities are nice as well,” she says. She is cu...

Brett Severance

August 23, 2018


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Brett Severance (20’) is an Amador Valley football and lacrosse player, he has played varsity lacrosse for both years of his high school career. Also, he was brought up to play varsity football with his brother his sophomore year and was a starting left guard. He had the privilege of being able to ...

Yuwei Dou

August 23, 2018


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Yuwei Dou ('20) is the world news page editor for Amador Valley Journalism. This is her second year in AV Journalism and also her second time as a editor. She was the photo editor her sophomore year. Yuwei is a professional Chinese Zither player, a 21-string traditional Chinese Instrument for almost 2...

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