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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


A 2023 Eurovision viewing party watch olympic gold-medalist Johnny Weir host the 67th edition of the famous European song contest.

Eurovision takes the world by storm: What are the perspectives of students and our local community?

Aimee Sitter, Staff Writer May 21, 2023

The 67th edition of the Eurovision Song Contest commenced on May 9, captivating audiences worldwide. Involving countries from Albania to Australia, Eurovision allows people from various nations to come...

King Charles III and Camilla were married in a civil ceremony on April 9, 2005, solidifying their bond and commitment to each other as well as to the monarchy they now lead.

A historic celebration: What is the relevance of the Coronation of King Charles III and Queen Camilla for the modern world?

Zenil Koovejee, AVT World News & Politics Page Editor May 9, 2023

This past weekend, the streets of London were transformed into a magnificent spectacle as an air of grandeur swept through the city. The sounds of cheering crowds and the dazzle of splendid decorations...

Eid-al-Fitr, the Islamic festival of breaking fast, is a time for Muslims around the world to dress up and connect with friends and family.

Finishing the fast: Muslim communities around the world celebrate Eid-al-Fitr

Zaynah Shah, Amadon Editor-in-Chief April 28, 2023

As the sun sets on the final day of Ramadan, Muslims around the world tilt their heads upwards, searching for a sliver of white among the dark star-speckled sky. After a month of fasting, religious...

Muslims celebrating Ramadan do not eat or drink anything - including water - until they break their fast after sunset for the evening meal, called iftar or fitoor.

Ramadan for Muslim communities around the globe: How does our local community celebrate?

Krithika Subramaniam, AVT Features Page Editor March 23, 2023

As the sun sets over the skyline, the call to prayer echoes through the city. The aroma of delectable dishes fills the air as families gather for their evening meal. It's that time of year again – Ramadan...

A group of female students from AVJ pose for a photograph to commemorate International Womens Day, celebrating and acknowledging the invaluable contributions of women in society.

Women’s History Month: How is it celebrated both locally and globally?

Case Bahl, Staff Writer March 22, 2023

During the month of March, people around the world celebrated Women's History Month, a month-long festivity that pays homage to the achievements and contributions of women. The commemoration serves as...

After throwing colors on one another, Holi event attendees find time to talk with friends and family in a day filled with laughter, smiles, and fun.

Let the colors fly: Holi, India’s most vibrant festival

Zenil Koovejee, AVT World News & Politics Page Editor March 13, 2023

Colorful clouds of pink, blue, and green invigorate the air as people laugh and dance to lively Indian tunes. This can only mean one thing: Holi, the festival of colors, is in full swing.  This past...

Valentines Day can be traced back to the ancient Roman era, gradually adapting into a romantic, modern, and love-filled holiday celebrated in every corner of the globe.

Love beyond borders: Valentine’s Day celebrations around the world

Maximilien Kiyoi and Zenil Koovejee February 15, 2023

Throughout the past century, the essence of Valentine's Day has traveled far and wide, adapting to the cultural traditions of various locales around the world and evolving from a celebration of love into...

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