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February 9, 2017


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The harsh reality of behavior correctional camps

The harsh reality of behavior correctional camps

Julia Green, Staff Writer

January 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Many unfortunate teenagers have fallen victim to the traumatic fear, confusion, and isolation that often results from being sent away from home to a residential or wilderness program.  Although these programs advertise their ability to help teens and point them towards a bright and happy future, the ...

Students March for Change

Students March for Change

Claire Helmer, Sports Editor

January 26, 2017


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On Saturday, January 21st, men and women across the country participated in the Women’s March to protest for gender equality, women’s rights, and more.    Millions of people, including several students and staff here at Amador, took part in the marches, both locally and on the other s...

Winter Sports Rally 2017

Winter Sports Rally 2017

Cathrine Lilja, Photo Editor

January 25, 2017


Filed under Photo Gallery, Showcase

What a great way to kick off the new year at Amador! The Winterguard had their first public debut in front of the school, the cheer and dance team had incredible performances, and the Mr. Amador boys had the crowd laughing. See all of the pictures on the Winter Sports Rally Album! ...

DECA Succeeds at Norcal

DECA Succeeds at Norcal

Mark Liu, Politics Editor

January 23, 2017


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Last weekend, Amador Valley DECA competed at the Northern California District Career Development Conference (Norcal). To say that they were successful at the competition is an understatement. Amador sent a team of 55 competitors in a field of over 1000 contestants from numerous Northern Cali...

Censoring the Inauguration in PUSD Schools was a Mistake

Censoring the Inauguration in PUSD Schools was a Mistake

Mayank Sharma, Staff Writer

January 21, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

On January 13th, the PUSD Educational Services Team sent out an email to the administrators and teachers requesting that all footage of Donald Trump’s Inaugural Address be pre-recorded and all students provided the opportunity to opt-out: “We would be remiss to ignore that this presidential electio...

AV Ethics club places 5th in first competition

AV Ethics club places 5th in first competition

Mark Liu, Politics Editor

January 21, 2017


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On January 14th, the Amador Valley Ethics Team competed in the Ethics Bowl at UC Santa Cruz. The team placed fifth out of eighteen teams, half a point shy of fourth place and a berth in the semifinals. It was the team’s first competition in school history. “Basically, we're given 15 cases which involve ver...

Amador Marching Band Arizona Trip Album

Amador Marching Band Arizona Trip Album

Cathrine Lilja, Photo Editor

January 19, 2017


Filed under Photo Gallery, Showcase

Experience the trip with the Amador Valley Marching Dons as they rehearse, perform, and enjoy the sights on their trip to Arizona to perform in the Fiesta Bowl Field Show and Parade. See the full story on the AV Marching Band Trip to Arizona Facebook Album! ...

Marching Band Makes History Again

Marching Band Makes History Again

Cathrine Lilja, Photo Editor

December 19, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

    The Amador Valley High School Marching Band is used to breaking records with their scores and their participation. In this years Championship competition they made history when they placed for the first time in Amador History, coming in third with a score of 91 flat, only a tenth of a point out of...

Rogue One a Star Wars Story: What You Need to Know

Rogue One a Star Wars Story: What You Need to Know

Samuel Hopkins, Staf Writter

December 15, 2016


Filed under Pop Culture, Showcase

   Rogue One: a Star Wars Story directed by Gareth Edwards, is Disney’s first attempt at making a stand-alone star wars film. Rogue One takes place between Revenge of the Sith and A New Hope, it tells the story of Jyn Erso (Felicity Jones) and her team of rebels stealing the plans to the Death Star.   ...

Starbucks Holiday Cups from an Ex-Baristas Perspective

Starbucks Holiday Cups from an Ex-Baristas Perspective

Gabriela Miller, Pop Culture Editor

December 8, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Every winter the rave isn’t always about thanksgiving meals and fall fashion, as teenage girls and starbucks enthusiasts look forward to what the new red cups would be. Many coffee addicts were underwhelmed and confused when they saw the green cups with several diverse faces, but what they didn’t kn...

Mix-it-Up Day brings AV community closer together

Mix-it-Up Day brings AV community closer together

Mayank Sharma, Staff Writer

December 5, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

Entering high school can be a daunting leap, as students experience a flood of new ideas, new faces, and overwhelming challenges. In response to this issue, LINK and SEED held an event for freshmen called Mix-it-Up at Lunch Day. “Mix-it-Up at Lunch Day was on Thursday, November 17th, and it took place during lunch in the large gym. The even...

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