AmadorValleyToday

2019-2020 Staff

Soumya Sahay

Social Media Editor-and-Chief

Soumya ('21) is a hardworking, positive girl who loves to write...everything! She likes poetry, novellas, books, fanfiction--you name it, she’ll write it. This is her third year in journalism, and she is excited to be back. ...

Kennedy Mayo

Staff Writer

Kennedy Mayo is a strong independent woman and by far the funniest is in her junior year at Amador Valley. She is a competitive soccer player and has been on the Varsity Soccer Team for one year. Kennedy is absolutely in love w...

Alex Wu

Staff Writer

Alex Wu is a staff writer in journalism class and writes for AV Journalism. Although he writes, his dream is to be a video editor. “I am not interested in staff writing at all, but video editing.” said Alex, “My uncle is a vid...

Apurva Kannu

Amadon Editor-in-Chief

Apurva Kannu ('20) is this year’s Amadon Editor-in-Chief and in her third year of journalism! She is super excited to help students explore journalism while expanding her experience and skills. She plays competitive field hoc...

Nina Moothedath

Staff Writer

Nina has eclectic interests, ranging everywhere from choir to martial arts, and can’t wait to be involved in the different aspects of AV journalism.  She’s a fairly fast typer and always works with headphones in and music bl...

Mark Lester

Staff Writer

Mark Lester is a diehard SF Giants fan, internet enthusiast, and staff writer for AV Journalism. He’s also a member of the Amador Valley Marching Band, Wind Ensemble 1, and Jazz B groups. He plans to attend college to continue p...

Madison Charbonneau

Photo Editor

Madison Charbonneau is a positive spirit around campus. She is on our Amador Varsity cheer squad and has been on the cheer team since her freshman year. She is very dedicated to her school work, but also makes time for friends...

Carly Nostrand

Staff Writer

Carly Nostrand is a senior at Amador Valley, a volunteer for the National Charity League, and she upholds a job. Carly balances her school work with her job and extracurricular activities. She is a fluent speaker in Spanish, an...

Bella Mayo

AVtv Editor-n-Chief

Bella Mayo is Editor-in-Chief of Amador Valley’s ,AVtv , broadcasting system this year! This is Bella’s third year in the AVjournalism class. Sophomore year she was a staff writer, and her Junior year she was a show producer fo...

Leila Touati

Page Editor

Leila Touati is a new page editor for the 2019-2020 school year. Leila is a spam-loving, Grey’s Anatomy enthusiast who loves quesadillas with guacamole. During her time outside of school, Leila enjoys playing soccer and watch...

William Huang

Staff Writer

William Huang is a first year writer for AVHS. He is in his sophomore year at AV and plans to going to UCLA. While this is his first year at Amador, this is his second year covering news, his first being in 8th grade. Outside ...

Senyi Yang

Staff Writer

Senyi Yang is an emotionless but “chill” person. Senyi is brand new to AV Journalism this year but his college counselor tells him it will be fun. His friend Kriste calls him “one of the most genuine people [she] knows,” ...

Holly Palia

Staff Writer

Holly is attending her junior year of high school and doing her first year of journalism.  Holly Palia enjoys her day spending time with friends and family. She also likes to draw and write about her days. She loves her competi...

Emma Hodges

Social Media Editor-in-Chief

Emma Hodges ('20) is starting her senior year at Amador, is a student athlete and is part of the Journalism community at school. She is a fan of reading and writing which drew her attention to journalism. Emma loves to travel around the...

Horatio Wolffe

Staff Writer

Horatio Wolffe joins the AV journalism class for his second year as a staff writer. He completes his work earnestly which ranges from writing stories and anchoring on AVTV to fundraising and manual labor and asks for more. Horati...

Bernard Abousleiman

Staff Writer

Bernard Abousleiman is a Celtics superfan who enjoys salad way more than any normal person should. He’s started his junior year and currently has no idea what he wants to do with his life. He’s somehow employed as a soccer re...

Daniel McInnis

Staff Writer

Daniel McInnis, age 14, has aspired to be a great baseball player the day he layed eyes on the game. Emerged in the idea of loud crowds, flashing lights, and homerun derbys, Daniel has been a finatic since the early age of 5 years ...

Elyssa Lieu

Page Editor

Sophomore Elyssa Lieu is reportedly a Youtube-watcher, book reader, and a procrastinator. Among her many talents, it’s rumored that she can bake cookies shaped like a deflated basketball and mess up her room in a blink of an ey...

Marisa Fidone

Staff Writer

Marisa Fidone is a sixteen year old junior at Amador Valley High School and is enrolled in her first year of journalism. She spends the majority of her time with her friends and taking lots of pictures of the world around her. She ha...

Leon Chen

Staff Writer

Leon is a fun and sporty junior who attends Amador Valley High School. He loves spending every second he’s got playing basketball. Some may say he even sleeps with a basketball in his hands. Sometimes, he even pretends to dribble and...

Alicia Duarte

Page Editor

Alicia Duarte is in her second of AV Journalism and has the privilege of being an editor. She was born in one of the most beautiful cities on earth, Santa Barbara. Alicia has a very outgoing and extroverted personality. The th...

Zachary Nicholas

Staff Writer

Zac Nicholas really should have taken AP Lang this year, but that is not the point. This is his first year at AV journalism and he is nervous, but also very excited. He is looking forward to blogging about food and entertainment an...

Sunny Liu

Staff Writer

Although her real name is Yining, most people can’t pronounce that and so she sticks with Sunny. As a sophomore, she’s shrank in height since sixth grade and her hair is also short, but at least her confidence isn’t too shor...

Harshika Sethi

AVT Editor-in-Chief

Harshika is a senior at Amador Valley High School and this is her third year at Journalism as an editor-in-chief. She has amazing school spirit and although it makes her want to cry sometimes, she wouldn’t want to spend her hi...

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