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Emma Hodges

August 22, 2018


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Emma Hodges ('20) is a student athlete here at Amador Valley and plays softball for the school. She is a fan of reading and writing which drew her attention to journalism. Emma loves to travel any chance she gets and spends her free time catching up on episodes of Chicago PD and Hawaii Five-0. This is E...

Donny Collinson

August 22, 2018


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Donny Collinson ('19), the man, the myth, the legend, is one of this years Co-Editor-in-Chief's for AVj’s AVtv program. Along with his talents in videography, he is a competitive dancer, and a overall amazing person. Here at Amador, Donny is also involved in the school community by being a captain fo...

Dhruv Singh

August 22, 2018


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Dhruv Singh (‘19) is a second year staff writer for AV Journalism. He is currently a senior at Amador Valley High School. He loves playing video games and reading in his spare time, and playing basketball with his friends on weekends. He plans to learn many useful writing techniques in Journalism and ap...

Chehel Lakhwara

August 22, 2018


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Chehel Lakhwara ('21) is a freshman and graduated from Hart Middle School. She is a potterhead and a mega bookworm. She also adores music, the arts and doesn’t mind hitting the tennis ball or two in the courts. She is part of the Journalism staff this year. She joined journalism to develop her confi...

Elizabeth Kostalnick

August 22, 2018


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Elizabeth Kostalnick ('20) joined the AV Journalism team in 2017 and is now currently a Podcast and Radio editor for her class. She is very excited to help start this program here at Amador as it never existed prior to this year. Along with writing for the school newspaper and making podcasts for the jour...

Amy Wang

August 22, 2018


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Amy Wang ('21) is a first year Journalism student who loves writing personal stories in various tones and viewpoints. She is eager to sharpen her writing with the training in this class. Continuing from her Freshman year, she would commit herself to Local Leaders, Go Green Initiative, a club in Amador Va...

Alicia Duarte

August 22, 2018


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Alicia Duarte ('21) is a first year staff writer working for AV Journalism. She likes to think of herself as a spring baby, even though she was born in early March. She was born in one of the most beautiful cities on earth, Santa Barbara. Alicia has a very outgoing and extroverted personality. The th...

Apurva Kannu

August 22, 2018


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Apurva Kannu ('20) is this year’s Sports Editor and in her second year of journalism. She plays competitive field hockey and hopes to play at the D1 collegiate level. Her dream schools are Johns Hopkins, Bowdoin, UC Davis, UoP, and Boston College. She has a huge passions for sports, especially foo...

Alexis Waiss

August 22, 2018


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Alexis Waiss ('20) is a staff writer for Amador’s 2018-19 Journalism class.  This is her first year working in Amador’s journalism program. Despite being only a new member of the AV Journalism staff, Alexis has the chops to write thought-provoking stories that will encourage conversation but is a...

Alex Paul

August 22, 2018


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Alex Paul is a staff member for Amador Valley Journalism. He is going into his senior year and is looking forward to writing stories, filming videos, and anchoring for AVTV. Alex is going into his fourth year of lacrosse and will be on the Amador Valley varsity team. He also enjoys to ride BMX bikes...

Alex Lu

August 22, 2018


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Alex Lu is a senior at Amador Valley High school. He is currently enrolled in Advanced Journalism as a segment editor because of his passion for filmmaking. He works very diligently to balance his workload between the job as an editor and his other 4 AP classes. When asked how he would describe Journalis...

Aishni Jolly

August 22, 2018


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Aishni Jolly joined the Journalism staff in the 2018-2019 school year. She likes reading, watching TV, swimming, eating pizza, and procrastinating homework. Additionally, later on in life, Aishni hopes to travel around the world and visit places such as England, Greece, and Rome....

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