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The student news site of Amador Valley High School


The student news site of Amador Valley High School


The student news site of Amador Valley High School


Therapy is a form of medical treatment which has many false myths of weakness and reliance.

The stigma around therapy: what’s true and what’s not

Parth Mishra and Chirag Pandey December 19, 2022

Therapy is considered a valid form of treatment for emotional distress of any kind, whether it be a mental illness or an emotional wound. However, in spite of its effectiveness, it is often stigmatized...

Bang Energy was sued by  rival Monster Energy for false advertising of its flagship energy drinks.

Bang Energy loses 293 million dollar lawsuit: how will students be affected?

October 27, 2022

Bang Energy, one of the leading energy drink producers in the country, has filed for bankruptcy after being sued for damages over false advertising of their product. For Amador Valley students and staff,...

With increased workloads and coming deadlines, students may feel lost due to stress.

How can students deal with stress?

Andrew Naylor, Staff Writer October 25, 2022

High School students experience stress on a daily basis, and many don’t know how to deal with it. Stress can come from not getting enough sleep, having a pile-up of work, or procrastination. These are...

Avoiding ingredients with high amounts of processed sugar is an old trick in the book, but is nonetheless a good one.

How to stay healthy but still enjoy fall treats

Aileen Hu, AVT News Editor October 24, 2022

Autumn is often seen as the season of pumpkin, cinnamon, and apple treats. From crumb bars to cookies to tarts, there are hundreds of easy recipes for seasonal desserts. “Some of my favorite fall...

Many do not know what actually causes diets to work: calories. Unaltered photo taken by Marco Verch / CC 2.0

Food and weight: misconceptions and how to correct them to reach your goals

Dylan Talbot, AVT Health and Wellness Page Editor October 13, 2022

People from all generations have been concerned with their self-image, especially maturing teens. This has caused many misconceptions to form over time. When we surveyed Amador Valley High School’s students...

Eating snacks throughout the day allows football players to meet calorie goals and helps maintain a balanced diet.

The key to a football player’s diet

Joseph Chiu, AVT Page Editor October 10, 2022

Diets play an important role in football players’ success at their respective positions on the field. Whether that be a caloric deficit to obtain a lightweight body or a caloric surplus to increase body...

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 27, 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...

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