Seniors Organize Pool Party Fifth Period
By Lauren Kim
Seniors are going to get their day off no matter what. On Monday, June 9, 2014, the entire senior class jumped into the Acalanes pool and had a spontaneous pool party. The news spread through texts and social media that all senior students were to leave their 5th period...
Three Hours on Lockdown Ends After No Threats Detected
By Lauren Kim
Seniors were pumped for the senior symposium and senior picnic on the Friday morning of June 6, 2014, the last school day before finals week. Teachers had planned the event for months. Everything was going smoothly until Principal Aida Glimme announced that Acalanes High...
Extended Coverage: Drama Night
By Hannah Raslan
The DramaDons celebrated a year of live performances with a series of mini-skits known as “Drama Nights” on Tuesday, May 20. Students in drama had the opportunity to showcase their talents by performing any monologue or dialogue they desired. As there are no more plays this...
Donuts and Justin Timberweek
By Blueprint Staff
Video by Lauren Kim, Online Editor-in-Chief, and Reilly Webster, Online Media Editor Story and photos by Hannah Raslan, Multimedia Editor-in-Chief Students brought a little end of the year spirit to Acalanes during the final spirit week of the year, Timberweek, held...
New Principal Has Been Announced
By Allyson Diaz
Allison Silvestri has been appointed as Acalanes’ new principal. Acalanes Union High School District made the announcement (AUHSD) on May 7. Silvestri has an excellent background working with students and staff as former assistant principal and then principal at Half...
Blueprint Rakes In Quill and Scroll Awards
By Lauren Kim
Over the course of its existence, Acalanes Blueprint has become widely recognized as one of the leading high school publications in the nation. Year after year, Blueprint brings home awards from almost every journalism competition it enters, whether it be a local contest or...
Graduating Athletes Matriculate to College Level Sports
By Micheal Ney
Acalanes Athletic Boosters are proud of the following athletes who have been awarded athletic scholarships to their respective colleges. From Left to right: Front Row: Elizabeth Schultz – Golf (San Jose State) Kyra Ruegg – Swimming (Chapman College) Rachael...
Women's Lacrosse Are Champs Again
By Tommy Fellner
The Lady Dons got out to a quick start and led by 4 goals before Piedmont had even scored. Acalanes maintained a healthy lead and were leading by five goals at the half. Coming out of the half, with the Lady Dons up 9-4, senior Chloe Landry scored with less than a minute...
Ms. Findlay Leaves Acalanes
By Lauren Kim
After years of hard work and dedication, the woman, the legend, Ms. Findlay, is leaving Acalanes High School. On Wednesday, May 21, 2014, it was announced that this year would be Findlay’s last year serving as the Acalanes librarian. Next year, Mrs. Findlay will be...