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Michelle Obama’s Global Girls Alliance

Michelle Obama’s Global Girls Alliance

Mary Kate Machi, Staff Writer

December 18, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

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


Filed under Features, Showcase

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


Filed under Features, Showcase

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


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

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...

AV takes on a Binventory

AV takes on a Binventory

Savana Sadler, Staff Writer

December 4, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Here at Amador we will be starting a new garbage bin program to try and limit the waste that go to landfills. For the last year Lauren Londoño (‘19) and Megan Sloan (‘21) have been working on a plan to do just that, and it is called a Binventory. Essentially, a Binventory is the counting of all...

The Annual Christmas Parade

The Annual Christmas Parade

Emma Hodges, Staff Writer

December 3, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Every year, the Pleasanton community hosts their annual Christmas parade downtown Pleasanton. This year, the parade will be hosted on Saturday, December 1st. The parade gives residents the opportunity to either participate in the festivities or simply watch and enjoy the Christmas spirit. ...

Amador Assesses its Academic Integrity

Amador Assesses its Academic Integrity

Soumya Sahay, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Amador has always experienced some cheating around campus, but it has escalated more and more over the years. Because students are finding new ways to use their devices, cheating has escalated to a record high. Teachers have definitely noticed the problem, and are working to stop this lack of academic i...

Mr. Amador Boys Revealed!!

Mr. Amador Boys Revealed!!

Alexis Waiss and Addyson Mapes

November 27, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Uncategorized

Mr. Amador is a yearlong fundraiser run by thirty of Amador’s students. Their end goal is to raise money for the George Mark Children’s House. The George Mark Children’s House is a free-standing, non-profit care center for children with life-limiting diseases. They provide safe, excellent medical care...

Cyber Monday

Cyber Monday

Maddison Vanhole, Staff Writer

November 26, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Cyber Monday refers to the Monday following Thanksgiving weekend where many online stores offer huge discounts. The deals last 24 hours during which shoppers can find deals online or in store. True to its name, most deals are cyber deals---on computers, TVs, and other electronics. The term was co...

Take A Peek at the Highlights Of Disabilities Awareness Week!

Take A Peek at the Highlights Of Disabilities Awareness Week!

Soumya Sahay and Katalina Garber

November 14, 2018


Filed under Features, News, Showcase

The week of November 5th, 2018 was an important week for Amador; students and staff were given the opportunity to learn more about disabilities and the different kinds of people the world has to offer. “I’m a Wheelchair Foundation Ambassador on campus, so we basically host disability awareness week, ...

The Danger of the Expo Marker

The Danger of the Expo Marker

Aishni Jolly and Alexis Waiss

November 13, 2018


Filed under Features, News, Showcase

Almost every classroom at Amador has a whiteboard supplied with Expo markers.  Between schools, universities, and other institutions, roughly 400 million whiteboard markers are thrown out every year in America alone (Auspen).  AvJournalism investigates the danger of the expo marker: how they affect ...

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