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The student news site of Amador Valley High School


The student news site of Amador Valley High School


Pathaan, with its breathtaking direction and intricately woven plot line, is the first ever Bollywood film fully captured with IMAX cinematography.

Duty, honor, and country: Pathaan touches people around the world

Zenil Koovejee, AVT Page Editor February 1, 2023

Siddharth Anand’s Bollywood blockbuster Pathaan, featuring Indian superstars Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, and John Abraham graced the cinematic world with an action-packed drama that captured the...

People in the audience were holding up their phones and treating it like a concert.

Billie Eilish Live at the O2 Extended Cut movie review

Jackie Pecavar, Staff Writer February 1, 2023

On Friday January 27th, Billie Eilish Live at the O2 (Extended Cut) was released for one night only in theaters worldwide with no current plans to release on streaming platforms. The movie documented the...

The song Its Nice to Have a Friend was used in the trailer to promote the movie.

M3GAN:Movie Review

Lexiss Marajas, Senior Staff Writer January 24, 2023

M3GAN, released in theaters on January sixth, tells the story of Gemma, a brilliant roboticist who creates a lifelike doll named M3GAN, designed to be a child's greatest companion and a parent's greatest...

Featuring beautiful artwork, educational boards, and a detailed model of the Tri Valley’s watershed, Shadow Cliffs’ new Interpretive Pavilion is truly a welcome addition to the regional park.

Review: visiting Shadow Cliffs’ brand new Interpretive Pavillion

Daniel Cruz, Staff Writer January 23, 2023

With its beautiful lake and hiking trails with great views, Shadow Cliffs has been a popular destination for Tri Valley residents since it opened in 1971. Additional features have steadily been added...

It may be the most ingenious show I have ever watched. It has not an ounce of sophistication or pacing but it remains captivating.

TV Show Review: “Single’s Inferno” is brilliantly boring

Atheeth Ravikrishnan, Staff Writer January 23, 2023

In 2015, the genre of gathering a group of singles in hope of lighting a spark between them became an international phenomenon with Love Island's release. This show out of jolly old England became the...

The sequel film to Black Panther celebrates Boseman’s life as audiences mourn his passing.

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever honors Chadwick Boseman’s legacy in powerful, tear-jerking sequel

Rohan Prakash, Staff Writer December 13, 2022

The highly-anticipated sequel film Black Panther: Wakanda Forever released in theaters globally on Nov. 11. The action-packed film follows Shuri (Letitia Wright) as she deals with the loss of her older...

Food Review: Starbucks Christmas Menu proves tasty and timeless

Food Review: Starbucks Christmas Menu proves tasty and timeless

Jiawen (Sarah) Yan and Carol Xu December 12, 2022

With the long-awaited reintroduction of Starbucks’ holiday menu, customers can now frequent Starbucks stores, full of festive decorations, to try new items and enjoy old favorites. Even though some...

Watch all eight episodes of  Wednesday exclusively on Netflix.

Wednesday: TV Show Review

Lauren Tran, Staff Writer December 1, 2022

On November 23, 2022, the new comedy horror TV series, Wednesday, was released and caught the eyes of many Netflix users. The characters are based on The Addams Family and its various adaptations, but...

Directed by Paul Fieg, The School for Good and Evil suffers from a cliched script that fails to develop most of its characters. The film tries to cram too much into an already lengthy viewing time (2 hours 27 minutes), a sign that the books would likely have been better adapted instead as a television series to flesh out all the subplots and characters. (Image courtesy of Netflix)

Film Review: “The School for Good and Evil” fizzles in enchantment

Carol Xu, AVT Editor-in-Chief October 28, 2022

Hollywood has long turned to traditional fairy tales to weave new stories with modern twists, from “Once Upon a Time” to Disney’s live action remakes of "Maleficent" and "Cruella." The latest fairytale...

Classic and daringly disturbing Youtube horror series Dont Hug Me Im Scared makes its return after six years as a TV show.

TV Show Review: Don’t Hug Me I’m Scared

Dylan Talbot, Staff Writer October 21, 2022

Don’t Hug Me I’m Scared has been terrifying children and teens alike since its creation in July of 2011. Long-time fans however may have been surprised to see its return as a perfect TV show adaptation...

Two Hands Seoul Fresh Corn Dogs recently opened in Fallon Gateway and specializes in making rice flour corndogs.

Food Review: Two Hands Corn Dogs

Aileen Hu, AVT Page Editor October 19, 2022

Wrapped in rice flour batter and fried into a crispy snack, Korean corndogs have been rising in popularity. Many restaurants have begun including them in their menus and pairing them together with other...

Ike Shehadeh has incorporated his face into each logo to give a personalized touch to his business

Pleasanton welcomes the arrival of a new sandwich shop

Krithika Subramaniam, AVT A&E Editor September 23, 2022

Ike’s, a new sandwich shop, has opened up near Noah’s Bagel in Pleasanton. Founded by Ike Shehadeh in 2007, the shop originated from San Fransisco and has worked its way to having over 74 shops throughout...

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