AV Alerts
  • November 13Fall Spirit Week - (11/13-11/17)
  • November 15Intruder & Shelter-in-Place Drill - (11/15)
  • November 18Thanksgiving Break - (11/18 - 11/26)
The student news site of Amador Valley High School


The student news site of Amador Valley High School


The student news site of Amador Valley High School


A group of students perform a Oendan dance, a traditional Japanese cheer.

Amador’s Japanese class organizes annual Fall Festival

Ashlynn Suh, Senior Staff Writer December 3, 2023

On Friday, Dec. 1, Amador’s Japanese classes held their annual Japanese Bunkasai Festival on campus during periods 2, 3, and 4. The event brought Japanese traditions to Amador for a day of fun and festivities. Preparation...

Clipper Cards will be the new way of payment compared to the old BART paper tickets.

BART paper tickets no longer accepted after Nov. 30

Jocelyn (Hsin-Chiao) Hsu, AVT A&E Page Editor November 28, 2023

Starting Nov. 30, Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) will stop accepting paper tickets as a way for fare gate entry.  “The reason we are transitioning away from paper tickets is we’re in a period of...

The home games throughout the season brought a lot of the school together, cheering for a victory.

Amador Valley Football closes off their sensational season

J.T, Senior Staff Writer November 28, 2023

As Fall Concludes: Amador Valley High School Football Team's NCS Journey As the fall season draws to a close, the exhilarating journey of Amador Valley High School's football team within the NCS has reached...

Water flows out of a Pleasanton residents faucet.

Zone 7 water imports increase Pleasanton water rates

Leo He, Senior Staff Writer November 18, 2023

The City of Pleasanton raised water rates by 30 percent on Nov. 1 to cover water supply and facility improvement costs. This is the first water rate increase since 2011 except for inflation adjustments.  In...

As the day went on, two assiduous students stood by their signs and made sure all of them were visible to onlookers.

Amador students organize walkout in response to events in Middle East

Cora Kerton, Senior Staff Writer November 9, 2023

On Nov. 9, three Amador Valley High students congregated near the B-Building during brunch in anticipation of a collective walkout in support of Palestine, calling for a ceasefire from the Israel Defense...

Leo He (25) hosted the Q&A panel with Pleasanton Mayor Karla Brown in the Library on Nov. 8.

Pleasanton Mayor visits Amador for a Journalism-led Q&A session

Aileen Hu, AVT Editor-In-Chief November 8, 2023

On Wednesday, Nov. 8, Pleasanton Mayor Karla Brown visited Amador to take part in a Q&A session with students. AV Librarian Erik Scherer and Journalism student Leo He (‘25) collaborated to host the...

Pleasanton, a neighborhood steeped in history, has its roots dating back to the year 1894.

From native tribes to suburban splendor: How has the city of Pleasanton evolved over the course of history?

Aakanksha Balachander and Alyssa Wu November 1, 2023

Nestled in the heart of California's Amador-Livermore Valley, Pleasanton has a long and fascinating history.  The Museum on Main Street offers a wealth of fascinating historical information about Pleasanton. “The...

A sign is set up from the direction of Foothill to warn drivers of the upcoming closure.

Traffic advisory: Southbound I-680 closed from Nov. 3-6 for construction

Shimon Arai, AVT Local News Page Editor October 29, 2023

Through Nov. 3 at 9 p.m. to 4 a.m. on Nov. 6, Southbound Interstate Highway 680 (I-680) will be closed. As the current state of the roadway is deteriorating with potholes, the California Department of...

The Meadowlark Dairy’s Pumpkin Spice and Vanilla Swirl has been a popular combination amongst local customers.

Savoring the season: Exploring Pleasanton’s local treats for fall and Halloween

Alyssa Vu and Ashlynn Suh October 27, 2023

As the air turns crisp and holiday decorations start to don city streets, it is a poignant sign that the season of fall has arrived. Food stores contribute to the festive time of year and incorporate special...

Leo Shao (’24), on the left, and Darsh Shah (’24) on the right, carry on a legacy of Amador students being selected for Coca-Cola Scholar Semifinals, this year being the fourth in a row.

Darsh Shah (‘24) and Leo Shao (‘24) make Coca-Cola Scholar Semifinals

Yatin Bayya, AV Radio Editor October 27, 2023

With only about 1.45% of people selected out of a pool of over 100,000 applicants, the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation announced their semifinalists for 2024 on Oct. 13. Among them include two Amador students,...

In Halloween spirit, AV Drama Club held tours of Amadors very own haunted dungeon.

AV Drama Club hosts Haunted House Tours

Amelia Tsao and Rebecca Mestel October 27, 2023

Underneath Amador lies a series of little-known storage rooms, referred to mainly as the dungeon. The AV Drama classes have worked tirelessly to turn this already eerie location into an even spookier haunted...

Load More Stories

Comments (1)

All AmadorValleyToday Picks Reader Picks Sort: Newest
Activate Search