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California Fights Fire

California Fights Fire

Jared Caldwell, Staff Writer

October 10, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

    Another natural disaster has struck the United States. At around 12 o’clock on October 8th, a fire began to spread rapidly across the Napa/Sonoma area.     As of October 10th, more than 14 fires have have destroyed at least 1,500 structures, covering a collective 57,000 acres across Cali...

Amador Valley named National Blue Ribbon School

Amador Valley named National Blue Ribbon School

Dominick Mazotti, Staff Writer

September 29, 2017


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   Yesterday, the US Secretary of Education announced the Amador Valley High School was a 2017 National Blue Ribbon Schools (NBRS) award recipient.  AV is the only high school in the Bay Area to receive this recognition, and it is one of only 8 CA high schools to receive this honor.     In an em...

Welcome to Amador!

AVHS Video Production Class, Film Crew

August 9, 2017


Filed under AVtv, Showcase

Welcome to Amador Valley High School.

12 Best Things to do in Pleasanton (and surrounding cities)

12 Best Things to do in Pleasanton (and surrounding cities)

Ryan Palia, Staff Writer

May 30, 2017


Filed under Pop Culture, Showcase

If you are a resident of Pleasanton who is bored with the suburban setting - stop complaining! There are a ton of things you can do in Pleasanton to have fun! 1.The Dairy    Located at the south end of Main Street, the Dairy serves some of the best ice cream in California! You can come here...

AV DECA DONminates at ICDC

AV DECA DONminates at ICDC

Mark Liu, Politics Editor

May 24, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

    From April 24-27, Amador Valley DECA competed at the International Career Development Conference in Anaheim. With nearly 20,000 competitors, it is the largest pre-college business competition event in the world. AV DECA DONminated the competition with 21 of 26 competitors making it to finals (top 20), 1...

New Access Period Schedule Approved for Amador Valley

New Access Period Schedule Approved for Amador Valley

Nanette Lui, News Editor

May 3, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

On March 22nd, 2017, a school-wide email was sent out by Mr. Williams saying, “Last week the PUSD School Board approved Amador Valley’s request to pilot a new bell schedule for the 2017-2018 school-year.” This new bell schedule includes the new Access Periods that AVHS will pilot for PUSD. With the...

Hot and upcoming: prom 2017

Zach Kolia and Cullen Plattel

March 17, 2017


Filed under Pop Culture, Showcase

Prom is a highly anticipated event for Juniors during second semester, one that they will remember throughout their high school. The work behind it is not something that should go unnoticed.   The process of planning prom starts immediately after elections the previous year. The officers planning t...

Movies to Look Forward to this Year

Movies to Look Forward to this Year

Sam Hopkins, Staff Writer

March 3, 2017


Filed under Pop Culture, Showcase

2017 has begun and with it come dozens of highly anticipated blockbusters. Of course there’s going to be the usual superhero movies but this year there’s going to be more than ever with marvel making Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2, Thor Ragnarok and Spiderman Homecoming, Fox making Hugh Jackman’...

Student Commentary: The Orange Scare

Student Commentary: The Orange Scare

David Shih, Staff Writer

February 22, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

In the very little time President Trump has been in office, he has caused more damage to the reputation and core values of this country than Nickleback has done to music. Trump has pretty much done it all, from unlawful banning of Muslims, to cutting federal funding to public arts programs--not to...

“The Bachelorette” Introduces First African-American Contestant

“The Bachelorette” Introduces First African-American Contestant

Esha Chawla, Staff Writer

February 22, 2017


Filed under Pop Culture, Showcase

A spin-off of the American hit reality TV show, “The Bachelor,” “The Bachelorette” is a show in which one woman decides which of 25 men will be her husband. However, through the twelve seasons that have aired on national television, all twelve of the bachelorettes were Caucasian. After much push...

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