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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...

Super Bowl LIII Portrays Women in a Positive Light

Super Bowl LIII Portrays Women in a Positive Light

Soumya Saha and Katalina Garber

February 8, 2019


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Although many have declared that the 2019 Super Bowl game itself wasn’t all that exciting, the commercials shed positive light this year by portraying women as strong, rather than sexualizing them, like they have done in the past. “It’s definitely something to recognize that women weren’t sexualized during ...

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...

The Notorious RBG Makes it Into Theaters Everywhere

The Notorious RBG Makes it Into Theaters Everywhere

Soumya Sahay, Page Editor

January 18, 2019


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regmovies.com For those who aren’t familiar with politics or the judicial branch, Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been one of the United States’ associate supreme court justices since 1993. Recently, a movie labeled “On the Basis of Sex” was released about her career as a lawyer and her fight for gender equality. “In ...

The Significance of the Martin Luther King Day

The Significance of the Martin Luther King Day

Lilou Sicard-Noel, Staff Writer

January 15, 2019


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The United States is presented as a country of liberty and equality. Today, everyone can go to college, be hired, or take the bus without major discrimination issues. Black, white, man, woman; everyone are equal as they should be. However, things were not always this way. First of all, it wasn’t until January 3...

Michelle Obama’s Global Girls Alliance

Michelle Obama’s Global Girls Alliance

Mary Kate Machi, Staff Writer

December 18, 2018


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Around the world, there are over 98 million adolescent girls who are not in school. If these girls were to receive an education, the amount of girls in poverty would be cut in half, lifetime earnings would increase by $15-30 trillion, and child marriage would be virtually eliminated. This is exactly ...

Holiday Recipes for Vegans and Vegetarians!

Holiday Recipes for Vegans and Vegetarians!

Nidhi Patel, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018


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The holiday season is a time for relaxing and spending time with family. This time of the year brings lots of love, happiness, and of course food! Eating with family and friends is always special, but cooking with them is even more enjoyable. For vegans and vegetarians, the holiday delights are a litt...

How are holidays celebrated in other countries?

How are holidays celebrated in other countries?

Mary Kate Machi, Staff Writer

December 13, 2018


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90 percent of the people in America celebrate Christmas. The second Thanksgiving dinner is over, red and green lights, Christmas trees, Santa, gifts, cookie-decorating, and stockings can be seen everywhere. However, besides Christmas, many other holidays are celebrated around the world during this fe...

AVHS Travels Around the World In The 2018 Winter Concert

AVHS Travels Around the World In The 2018 Winter Concert

Soumya Sahay, Page Editor

December 12, 2018


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In December 2018, Amador Valley held the 2018 Winter Concert, featuring the AVHS choir, jazz band, string orchestra, and symphony orchestra. This year’s winter concert theme was “Music From Around The World,” as the performances displayed songs from Ireland, Italy, Spain, England, India, Fra...

AVHS is in Desperate Need of a Dead Week

AVHS is in Desperate Need of a Dead Week

Soumya Sahay and Katalina Garber

December 5, 2018


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Twice a year, students stress and cram for finals week. Amador administration attempts to cope with the high stress levels around campus by allowing stress dogs and their owners to roam around the quad and relieve the mental and emotional strain that students have to deal with. Still, some don’t think...

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