By Karen Rosenberg and Sarah Westergren, Online Feature and News Editors // A typical Sunday morning at Acalanes doesn’t usually consist of the Leadership class bombarding students with an array of brightly colored pigments, creating dust storms of rainbows, and leaving a trail of powder in their wake. On Sept. […]
Month: September 2017
By Gareth Kwok, Editor-in-Chief // The third episode of the Recap features Acalanes taking home their fifth win of the season over De Anza and moving on to 5-0 for the year. Check out the highlights from last Friday’s game.
By Renee Bunszel, Staff Writer // While the new paper towel dispensers appear to be an upgrade, many students doubt they bring any improvement to the student bathrooms on campus. Over the summer, paper towel dispensers across the district were replaced with automatic ones. Intended to improve the quality of […]
By Maddie McDonagh, Online Editor-in-Chief // Students and community members across Lafayette, Moraga, and Orinda came together at the Lafayette United Methodist Church to sort and pack donated clothes, toys, and kitchen supplies for families in Afghanistan with the organization Trust in Education. Many Acalanes SAGE Club members lent a […]
By Karen Rosenberg and Sarah Westergren, Online Feature and News Editors // Acalanes leadership hosted its third annual staff and student ping pong tournament on September 20, with the championship matches on September 21. Students gathered to watch their favorite teachers and classmates battle it out in the big gym. […]
By Ben Bequette, Contributing Writer // Dictators seldom begin as leaders or even politicians. Nicolae Ceausescu of Romania made shoes, Idi Amin of Uganda began as a military cook, Joseph Stalin of the Soviet Union studied to become a priest, and Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey played semi-professional soccer. Erdogan […]
By Maddie McDonagh, Online Editor-in-Chief // Students from Acalanes, Miramonte, and Campolindo roamed the busy streets of Lafayette along with thousands of others to view the over 250 vendors and booths at the Art and Wine Festival on September 16 and 17. Not only did students attend the festival for […]
By Maddie McDonagh, Online Editor-in-Chief VIDEO Freelance graphic designer Aaron Draplin skyped Mr. Busse’s 7th period digital design class on Sept. 24. Check out these snippets from the class interview!
By Riana Buchman, Sports Editor // Since the football team’s visit to Riviera Beach, Florida nearly a week ago, the battered coastline has faced mass destruction, flooding, and property damage as a result of Hurricane Irma. Thankfully, the team returned about a week before Irma was set to arrive in […]
By Gareth Kwok, Editor-in-Chief The second episode of the Recap features the Acalanes Dons football team and their high-scoring performance in a 35-10 victory over Rodriguez-Fairfield. Check out the highlights from last Friday’s game.