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75th Anniversary of D-Day

75th Anniversary of D-Day

Mary Kate Machi, Staff Writer

June 6, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

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


Filed under News, Showcase

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


Filed under News, Showcase

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


Filed under Features, News, Showcase

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


Filed under Features, Showcase

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...

Students Evacuate To Field During Lunch

Students Evacuate To Field During Lunch

Elizabeth Kostalnick, Podcast Editor

May 15, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

At around 1:15 PM today (Wednesday, May 15), the fire alarm on the north side of the boy's locker room was pulled and students were evacuated to the football field. When the fire alarm was pulled, AP testing was going on in the small gym. The AP Macroeconomic students were told to put their pen...

AV Celebrates Another 6-year WASC Accreditation Achievement

AV Celebrates Another 6-year WASC Accreditation Achievement

Milli Patel and Nidhi Patel, Staff Writers

May 9, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Amador Valley High School received great news on Tuesday night when they were notified that the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)  awarded them a Six-Year Accreditation Status. “This maximum six-year accreditation is a recognition of our entire school community, including students...

AV Boys Tennis Team Wins EBALs

AV Boys Tennis Team Wins EBALs

Katalina Garber, Page Editor

May 3, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Tuesday, April 23rd, the Amador varsity boys’ tennis team faced off against the Foothill falcons in their last match of the season, which would determine who would take the EBAL title. The team went into the match undefeated with a 18-0 record and came out with a 6-3 win against Foothill. The...

AVHS Principal Search: Students Give Their Input

AVHS Principal Search: Students Give Their Input

Soumya Sahay, Page Editor

May 3, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

During ACCESS on Wednesday April 24th, students were the given the opportunity to give their input to help the current search for the next Amador principal of the 2019-2020 school year. Currently, Amador is administered by an interim principal, Nimarta Grewal. Students sat in a circle in the multi-purpos...

AV Earth Week A Success!

AV Earth Week A Success!

Elizabeth Kostalnick, Page Editor

April 29, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Monday, April 22, kicked off a full week of Earth Day celebration here at Amador. Students were welcomed back from a long weekend through fun games in the quad while being encouraged to wear either blue or green in support of Earth Day. At lunch,students were able to participate and take part...

‘Old Town Road’ Becomes Hit Lead for Billboard Hot 100

‘Old Town Road’ Becomes Hit Lead for Billboard Hot 100

Julia Cornwell, Staff Writer

April 23, 2019


Filed under Pop Culture, Showcase

Our favorite recent hit that we’ve been hearing everywhere we go, ‘Old Town Road’, has not surprisingly hit lead for Billboard Hot 100 for the third week in a row. This song originated from the Yeehaw Challenge on Tik Tok but broke out onto our own playlists. Released on December 3, 2018, it...

AVtv 4-9-2018

AVtv Staff

April 9, 2019


Filed under AVtv, Showcase

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.

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