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Students celebrate unusual holidays

Students celebrate unusual holidays

Michelle Christman and Vickie Ma

January 27, 2014


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There are many different traditions unheard of around the world. In the Ukraine, the festive tree is decorated with artificial spider webs and spiders because of the urban myth that tinsel comes from spider webs. In the city of Caracus, Venezuela, children celebrate by decorating a log with a cartoon...

What does it takes to run a club?

What does it takes to run a club?

Kristina Vateva, News Editor

January 26, 2014


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At Amador, students have countless clubs to choose from, ones that can take them to competitions, like DECA, or ones that help the less fortunate, like Make a Difference Club. These clubs all work towards a goal they’re passionate about. Students continuously come up with unique ideas for new clubs...

Thanksgivukkah: special night of mashed potatoes and potato pancakes

Thanksgivukkah: special night of mashed potatoes and potato pancakes

Anna Orozco, Staff Writer

January 26, 2014


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We all know of Hanukkah as well as Thanksgiving. But this holiday season, the eight-day-long Jewish celebration and Turkey Day collide, making for a creative cultural combination of the two. The mash-up has been dubbed “Hannu-giving” or “Thanksgivukkah.” Freshman Shayne Estill celebrates both ...

Mock Trial prepares for success

Mock Trial prepares for success

Michelle Christman and Nicole Morote

January 4, 2014


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  Words fly. Pens jot down notes. Opinions and ideas form. This is a typical practice for Amador Valley’s Mock Trial club. The club is preparing for a strong year. Its members act out a courtroom trial, and they take on positions as prosecution and defense attorneys, witnesses, artists, and more. Senior Sally Kim is a witnes...

Mock Trials’ Connolly Gets Ready for Final Season

Mock Trials’ Connolly Gets Ready for Final Season

Linden Moore, Sports Editor

January 4, 2014


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Amador Valley’s Mock Trial is getting ready to begin their season, and President Chloe Connolly is ready to help lead them to State this year. However, many students at Amador have not heard about this competitive program. “Mock Trial is a competitive extracurricular program in which students s...

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