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AV Comp Civics Wins State!

AV Comp Civics Wins State!

Alexis Waiss, Page Editor

February 9, 2020

Amador Valley High School just won the California We the People State competition! Amador Valley’s Comp Civics team placed first, with Foothill High school trailing close behind taking 2nd place. As a result, both schools will participate in the national competition in Washington DC in Apri...

Amador students mourn Kobe Bryant’s death

Mark Lester, Bernard Abousleiman, and Cun-yu Chen, Staff Writers

January 29, 2020

This Sunday morning, Amador Valley, California, and the entire sports world lost one of its most admired and revered figures in former Los Angeles Laker and basketball legend Kobe Bryant. At 41 years old, he and eight others, including his 13-year-old daughter Gianna, perished in a helicopter crash ...

How Amador students can battle seasonal depression

How Amador students can battle seasonal depression

Leila Touati, Page Editor

January 29, 2020

Winter is reaching its full peak in January and February, and while students are preparing for the new semester, some feel increased pressure to perform better and get better grades than in the first semester. With winter bringing a decrease in sunlight, shorter days, and more pressure from school, ...

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Rut Bansal, Tuesday Show Producer

January 28, 2020

Amador Ice Hockey Club Success

Senyi Yang, Staff Writer

January 27, 2020

Even though AVHS hockey isn’t officially considered a school sport, the club has had no less than stellar performance in the last few years. Previously, the team breezed through the regular season and cemented their place in the EBAL Championships.  In 2017, the team won the EBAL championships...

What Happened to the Blue Recycling Bins?

What Happened to the Blue Recycling Bins?

Alexis Waiss, Page Editor

January 21, 2020

Students, you may have noticed that the recycling bins in your classroom have suddenly disappeared.  This is because recently, Amador’s recycling program has ended due to changes in the City of Pleasanton’s recycling procedures.   The recycling program was run by Amador’s band and born in 200...

AV Journalism Dazzles in Washington DC

AV Journalism Dazzles in Washington DC

Maddie Dutra, Matthew Kim, and Imogen Rogers

December 17, 2019

  Overview Matt Kim, Staff Writer     This past Thanksgiving break, Amador Valley Journalism students visited Washington D.C to attend the annual Journalism Convention, where they learned new skills and met fellow journalism students from across the nation.       Each year, AV...

Tips for Finals

Lindsay Gewirtz, Staff Writer

December 13, 2019

Finals are coming up very soon and it is important to study so you can be more prepared and less stressed. Students around Amador have different ways to study that increase how prepared they are and could help others to get ready. “I use Quizlet or flashcards but I also like to get help from my brother....

AV Homecoming 2019 Photo Album

AV Homecoming 2019 Photo Album

AVJournalism Photo Team

October 30, 2019

Our photographers were all over during Homecoming! We have hundreds of pictures from the rally, game, and dance. Here is the link to the 2019 AV Homecoming Photo Album: click here. Here is the link to the 2019 AV Homecoming Rally & Game Album: click here Please enjoy!!...

California Shakeout at Amador

California Shakeout at Amador

Lucy Dou, Page Editor

October 18, 2019

Yesterday, Amador Valley High School participated in the 2019 California Shakeout earthquake drill after second period. Students experienced a five minute drop, cover and hold on drill before gathering on the football field.  Many felt that this was an especially important drill in light of the number...

Amador’s Job Fair

Lucy Dou, Page Editor

October 14, 2019

Last Wednesday, Amador held the annual job & career fair on campus. Lists of local employers came to Amador, seeking potential employees, including the City of Pleasanton, San Francisco Premium Outlets, In-n-out and Walmart.  This provides students a great chance to take a look at the jobs that are providing ...

Amador Pool Closed Indefinitely

Amador Pool Closed Indefinitely

Matthew Kim, Staff Writer

September 23, 2019

On Friday, September 20th, Amador Valley’s administration said that the Amador Valley pool has been closed down indefinitely, slowing all water sports and activities to a halt.  After talking to the Head of Facilities, Micheal Jaramillo we learned the source of the problem lay in a broken water p...

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