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New coffee shop to spice up downtown

New coffee shop to spice up downtown

Fiona McHugh, Staff Writer

September 13, 2016


Filed under Pop Culture, Showcase

Downtown Pleasanton is a hub for new businesses and a great place to meet friends. Inklings, a new coffee shop, will fit well into Pleasanton’s atmosphere. “When people come to Inklings, we want them to feel like it is a place of conversation, engagement, fellowship, and the arts.” said Hannah ...

Check out the Pigskin Album!

Check out the Pigskin Album!

Cathrine Lilja, Photo Editor

September 13, 2016


Filed under Photo Gallery, Showcase

At Pigskin last Friday, AVJournalism had 4 photographers taking photos assigned to take photos throughout the event. Click this link to check out over 200 photos that we published in our Pigskin Album! Make sure you tag the people you know!...

Aloha Rally & Dance Photo Album

Aloha Rally & Dance Photo Album

Cathrine Lilja, Photo Editor

August 30, 2016


Filed under Photo Gallery, Showcase

This year's students were impressed with all the the changes and improvements made to the rally by Leadership. AVJournalism students took photos at the rally and dance. Click here to access our Facebook where you can find more than 150 of the photos we took at the rally and at the Aloha Dance!...

Students impressed with Aloha Rally

Students impressed with Aloha Rally

August 30, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

Last Friday, Amador Leadership put on the annual Aloha Rally which featured students from all around campus participating in different games and routines. The entire rally was captured on video by the AVJournalism class.  “It was amazing, hearing my friends cheer me on was super fun. I really got to show my talents in th...

Amador leadership welcome new teachers

Amador leadership welcome new teachers

Staff Writer

August 21, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

This year, Amador welcomed 25 new teachers to the campus and the AV Leadership class went above and beyond making sure they would feel welcome when they started. Every new teacher came into their first week to find balloons and welcome signs on their doors to welcome them to school. "I just loved...

Amador’s First Spirit Week Starts Monday

Amador’s First Spirit Week Starts Monday

Hannah So, Co-Editor-in-Chief

August 19, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

Monday, August 22nd, marks the first day of the Aloha Spirit Week, a long-standing Amador tradition. Students and teachers will be dressed to show their school spirit the entire week. The AVJournalism class will be shooting video of the week's events, which will culminate in the Spirit Week Hall of...

“Amadump” Valley

“Amadump” Valley

Mariamane Akopyan, Editor-in-Chief

August 8, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Amador Valley high school prides itself on its academic excellence, high AP scores, and great reputation throughout the Bay Area. Parents flock to Pleasanton to give their kids the chance to attend Amador. However, the actual campus is not living up to the standards and expectations of a high-achievin...

3 Cheers for Cheer Camp

3 Cheers for Cheer Camp

Natalie McMacken, Op-Ed Editor

August 8, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Amador takes pride in the spirit that floods the school every year and the cheer team had a head start with preparations. The cheer team began their practices early in the summer. Eventually they headed to the campus of UC Berkeley from July 21st to the 23rd, during their own personal retreat. “W...

AV welcomes Freshman at special orientation session

August 8, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

Incoming Freshman will be welcomed to AVHS at a special Freshman Orientation Day which takes place on August 9, 2016 at 6:00pm. “Well, before I went I was super nervous. However, by the end I really enjoyed Freshman Orientation. It was a great experience for me because I was introduced to fellow st...

Kanye West, fashion designer?

Kanye West, fashion designer?

Staff Writer

August 8, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

One of the things that I find most puzzling about celebrities today is their unabashed confidence in their abilities to do absolutely anything. I mean, celebrities tend to be know for their egos and thanks to the internet, we can often see glimpses of just how big those egos can get.   But this ne...

AV registration begins Aug 8th, with a twist

AV registration begins Aug 8th, with a twist

Staff Writer

August 8, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

Summer ends early this year as AV students will need to come back to campus to register on August 8th and 9th, but this year there will be a twist to registration. In the past, registration has been done alphabetically.  Students have shown up each day according to their last name, but this year t...

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