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Kannon Dote Gets Support from Jimmy Garoppolo

Kannon Dote Gets Support from Jimmy Garoppolo

Brett Severance, Staff Writer

September 20, 2019

During the first week of school, Kannon Dote, Amador football team’s starting quarterback, received a supporting video from Jimmy Garoppolo. Jimmy Garoppolo, the starting quarterback for the San Francisco 49’ers and arguably one of the best quarterbacks in the NFL, sent Kannon a near 20 second vi...

Amador’s Competitive Gymnasts

Amador’s Competitive Gymnasts

Lindsay Gewirtz, Staff Writer

September 18, 2019

Although gymnastics may not be the most popular sport, there are many high level gymnasts here at Amador. Some of the high level competitive gymnasts include juniors, Mia Reeve and  Nick Franken, as well as many more.  The sport of gymnastics is an intense and time consuming commitment. Practices a...

99.7 NOW at Amador

99.7 NOW at Amador

Mark Lester, Staff Writer

September 16, 2019

The bay area radio show, 99.7 NOW, came to Amador on Friday, September 13 at lunch in the quad to engage with Amador students with fun music and activities. This event was put on by Amador Valley Leadership and gave the students a fun and engaging experience at lunch. “I thought it was cool that we had the mus...

2019 Aloha Spirit Week and Rally

2019 Aloha Spirit Week and Rally

Soumya Sahay, Social Media EIC

September 16, 2019

Monday, August 26 marked the beginning of Aloha Spirit Week, our first spirit week this school year at Amador.  Over the course of an Amador student’s time at our school, he will experience many shows of spirit such as a lip dub, homecoming week, and Donversity, but for Freshmen, Aloha Spirit Week was the first opportunity to show and be a p...

Fans shocked after Spider-Man leaves MCU

September 6, 2019

  In late August, news came out that Tom Holland’s Spider-Man will be leaving the MCU. This comes weeks after Far From home hit theaters. Leaving many fans confused and angry, the problem arises from Sony and Disney not agreeing on a new contract for the movie Franchise.     “I’m a huge Marvel fan. Spider-Ma...

Amador Safety Protocol Presentation

Amador Safety Protocol Presentation

Sarah Banholzer, AVT Editor-in-Chief

August 30, 2019

On Tuesday, August 27, all Amador students were given a presentation on proper safety protocol in emergency situations during their third period class. There was an altered bell schedule with shortened periods to allow for an extra 27 minutes in third period.  During that time, teachers went over what st...

Senior Sunrise: Cloudy with a chance of seniors

Soumya Sahay, Social Media Editor

August 13, 2019

    Bright and early, at 5:45 on Saturday, August 10, 2019, the AVHS senior class drove to Mission Hills Park and sat on top of a hill to watch the sun rise, as generations of seniors have done before them.      “I went to senior sunrise because it seemed so perfect. Senior year is ...

75th Anniversary of D-Day

75th Anniversary of D-Day

Mary Kate Machi, Staff Writer

June 6, 2019

75 years ago, on June 6, 1944, a day that is now known as D-Day was burned into the world’s history, Now, 75 years later, that historic day is being remembered in many ways. “D-Day was a turning point in the war that lead to the Allied powers winning and therefore preventing the spread of fasci...

Amador Valley Track Runs an Incredible season

Amador Valley Track Runs an Incredible season

Brett Severance, Staff Writer

May 30, 2019

This year’s track team for AV has made it to the “Meet Of Champions”. Although this is a great ordeal for the Amador Valley track team, it is nothing new. The “Meet of Champions”, or DOC, took place at Diablo Valley College this year.  A few of our Amador Valley runners competed at a ...

Amador Valley Track runs an incredible season

May 30, 2019

This year’s track team for AV has made it to the “Meet Of Champions.” Although this is a great ordeal for the Amador Valley track team, it is nothing new. The “Meet of Champions,” or DOC, took place at Diablo Valley College this year.  A few of our Amador Valley runners competed at a ...

SAT to Implement New “Adversity Score”

SAT to Implement New “Adversity Score”

Mary Kate Machi, Staff Writer

May 30, 2019

The College Board recently announced that it will be expanding its “adversity score” in an attempt to level the playing field when it comes to the SAT. Currently, 50 schools use this indicator, but the College Board said that 150 more will begin using it starting this fall. The adversity scor...

Google Releases New Gender-Neutral Emojis

Google Releases New Gender-Neutral Emojis

Mary Kate Machi, Staff Writer

May 30, 2019

Coming later this year, Google will be adding a new gender-neutral variant to many of its popular emojis. By showing a gender-neutral default person, Google will prevent the enforcement of gender stereotypes by having the default be either male or female when it comes to certain professions (like ha...

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