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The student news site of Amador Valley High School


The student news site of Amador Valley High School


Students have been enthusiastic about going back to the gym. As school work piles up, working out is a beneficial activity for teens to engage in.

Teenagers head back to the gym

Joseph Chiu and Lexiss Quade Marajas September 10, 2022

Over the last few years, many teenagers have been returning to gyms and working out for their respective purposes. Going to the gym has been a common approach for students to manage the built-up stress...

Juiced grasses and produce provide many heath benefits without an overload of sugar.

Juices to introduce into your diet this summer

Jamilla Zuniga, AVTV EIC May 28, 2022

Juicing involves squeezing fruits and vegetables into their liquid form. It’s a quick, easy way to get in important nutrients. While fruit juices like apple, orange, or cranberry are the most common,...

The Wellness Center has many comfortable couches and places for students to relax.

A walk through what the Wellness Center has to offer

Katy Clark, AVT Page Editor May 27, 2022

With the stress of the end of the year, many students on campus may want a safe place on campus away from schoolwork and social stresses, a place where they can unwind. With the Wellness Center extending...

When looking for a job, a resume complete with ones accomplishments and past work experience is absolutely necessary.

5 tips every graduate should know to make sure they’re ready for “adulting”

Jamilla Zuniga, AVTV EIC May 23, 2022

After graduating from high school, you’re bound to be a little lost. Here are 5 tips to keep in mind to be ready for “adulting” while surviving in the real world.   Create your professional email. That’s...

The poster with all the things people do for wellness is displayed in the atrium outside of the library.

Counselors host Mental Health & Wellness Week on campus

Katy Clark and Kazuya Yasui May 19, 2022

To celebrate May being Mental Health Awareness Month, on the week of May 9, the counselors put together activities all week to promote wellness and relaxation. Coinciding with the week of AP tests, the...

Vitamins come in five different types, all corresponding to the first five letters of the alphabet.

A variety of vitamins: a guide to the essential nutrients needed to maintain internal health

Imogen Rogers, Infographics EIC May 19, 2022

Cleansers, toners, and lotions of all kinds are sweeping the beauty industry, but what goes inside the body is just as important as what goes on the outside. When your diet lacks nutrients, the skin’s...

There are various ways in which buying honey locally is beneficial to the consumer.

Honey: nature’s sweet sting against spring allergies

Imogen Rogers, Infographics EIC April 24, 2022

In a world of shipping and transport, consuming local products is an often looked-over health practice. You might feel stung not knowing the benefits that honey and buying locally provides. Honey is...

Ritika Ghosh (‘23) and Julianna Diwa (‘24) both work on a project while using their computers and phones. They have no idea how much bacteria is lying on the surface of their electronics.

Opening the season with spring cleaning: top 5 dirtiest items you don’t think to clean

Parker Brown, Staff Writer April 15, 2022

A person will touch over 30 items every 60 seconds, but what many don’t realize is that an abundance of those items are filthy. Do you know what the 5 dirtiest items are that you touch every day? 1....

To provide a home for their three egg-laying hens, Imogen Rogers (22) father built a well supplied chicken coop for their backyard.

Cracking the shell on chicken coops

Matthew Carter, AVT Editor-in-Chief April 15, 2022

There are all sorts of home improvements to make your life better, and one that's often overlooked is owning a chicken coop. Many students and teachers at Amador are owners of these birds, and many have...

Eating fruits and playing sports are both great ways to maintain physical health.

Tips for staying healthy in college and beyond

Sarah Yang, Infographics Editor-in-Chief April 14, 2022

Senioritis season has arrived. As many seniors are committing to colleges for the coming fall, it is indeed exciting; however it is important to stay healthy as teens learn independence. Besides just...

Crystals range in all different shapes, colors, and sizes. They are not only sold at stores but also on various tables at street fairs.

The craze behind crystals

Giuliana Barthel, Staff Writer April 14, 2022

Recent trends in pop culture have revealed that crystals are used as more than just rocks from the ground. Pew Research Center found that 42% of all adults from the U.S. believe that “spiritual energy...

The Amador campus has several water fountains specially designed for easily refilling water bottles as well as grabbing a quick drink of water.

How water contributes to a healthy lifestyle

Ritika Ghosh and Julianna Diwa March 31, 2022

Humans can't exist without water. Water is most important not only for survival, but it also assists us in our daily activities. Staying hydrated is important for students, as it offers several advantages. “If...

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