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AVtv 4-9-2018

AVtv Staff

April 9, 2019


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On today's AVtv there is a segment for students to vote for the AV 2019-2020 planner and a special announcement about the Spring Dance.

Donversity Week Starts Off Great

Donversity Week Starts Off Great

Chandni Prabhu, Staff Writer

March 26, 2019


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Donversity week kicked off on Monday with a Flash Mob of  teachers and students during lunch. The theme of the Flash Mob was “unity in diversity” and it was designed to celebrate Amador being a very diverse campus. “Student and teachers dancing together symbolized togetherness. That made me feel...

Open Mic Night at Inklings: A Success

Chehel Lakhwara, Staff Writer

March 18, 2019


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The third open mic Night event at Inklings Coffee and Tea happened on March 8, and it was a smashing success. Inklings, the City of Pleasanton and Ptownlife Newstream all had a hand in making this event come together. Originally, they thought to keep it once a year, but since it was so successful, they ...

WASC Visitation Was a Success Thanks to Hardworking Students and Staff!

WASC Visitation Was a Success Thanks to Hardworking Students and Staff!

Soumya Sahay and Katalina Garber

March 8, 2019


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This past month, Amador was visited by a group of teachers and administrators from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). WASC is part of the Accrediting Commission for Schools in the USA, and is the accreditation system that all high schools and colleges must pass in order for their...

Distracted Driving – It Can Wait!

Distracted Driving – It Can Wait!

Elizabeth Kostalnick, Page Editor

March 5, 2019


Filed under Features, Opinion, Showcase

As spring is approaching new drivers are making their way onto the streets. However the safety of the roads are always in question. Texting and driving, even though illegal, still happens every day. “The National Safety Council reports that cell phone use while driving leads to 1.6 million crashes each...

Mock Trial Hopes to Make State After Moving on to Finals

Yezzen Alrawi, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019


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Amador Valley’s own Mock Trials team has competed in the preliminary rounds of Alameda County’s competition. They compete in performing simulated trials using a case. They are split into two teams who act as prosecution and defense. The case is then tried and decided on by a judge. “You’re ...

Principal Solorzano takes a leave of absence (but students want him left alone)

Principal Solorzano takes a leave of absence (but students want him left alone)

Maddie Dutra, Amadon EIC

February 21, 2019


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Wednesday morning, AV teachers were called to a special meeting by PUSD district officials to receive the announcement that Principal Solorzano is taking a personal leave of absence. As soon as the meeting was over, Amador students and parents received an email from former AV Principal Mike Williams e...

AV Comp Civics is Off to Nationals!

AV Comp Civics is Off to Nationals!

Esha Shah and Rut Bansal

February 12, 2019


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Amador’s Competition Civics team won states this past Saturday, February 2nd, after months of hard work and preparation, and are now heading off to nationals this April in Washington D.C. to represent California. Amador has been in the top ten of the nation for a long time now, and they are cont...

The Truth About Body Image

The Truth About Body Image

Elizabeth Kostalnick, Page Editor

January 30, 2019


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 Mental health is not only a major concern among the current young adult population, but a quite serious concern among the present teenage population as well. The rise in social media use not only contributes to higher levels of anxiety and depression, but with the bombardment of “picture perf...

Tri-Valley Women’s March Brings The Women Of Pleasanton Together

Tri-Valley Women’s March Brings The Women Of Pleasanton Together

Alexis Waiss, Staff Writer

January 22, 2019


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With women being sworn into office at record numbers and the #MeToo Movement being at its strongest, women and girls have taken the role of female empowerment.  Here, Pleasanton locals who wanted to participate in the action marched in this year’s Tri-Valley Women’s March. The Tri-Valley Women’s...

Mr. Amador Raises Thousands Of Dollars For Charity

Mr. Amador Raises Thousands Of Dollars For Charity

Soumya Sahay and Katalina Garber

January 18, 2019


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Mr. Amador is an tradition here on campus that is back for the 2019 new year. The competition serves as a fundraiser that has raised tens of thousands of dollars throughout the years for the George Mark Children’s House. During the school year, there are different fundraisers that the boys participate in to...

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