By Maddie McDonagh, Online Editor-in-Chief // As our class’ next door neighbor, Blueprint seldom goes a day without chatting with or asking advice from Mr. Caldwell. Join us while we hear about his fascinating trek to Mt. Everest’s South Base Camp. All photos and videos from journey are courtesy of […]
Month: January 2018
By Nelson Rogers, Staff Writer // The leak of the Pentagon Papers marked an iconic moment in American history—a victory for the First Amendment and a victory for the American people. And none other than Stephen Spielberg could have reconstructed these events in such an artistic, apolitical, and well-fashioned way in […]
By Zoe Cate, Staff Writer // This video explores student stress levels during finals, studying, and various grade level impressions of the week. Check it out below!
By Gareth Kwok, Managing Editor-in-Chief // The first-ever basketball Recap features Lamorinda rivals Campolindo and Acalanes in the opening game of the Diablo Athletic League 2018 season last Friday night. The Cougars shot well the entire game and overwhelmed the Dons in a 73-55 victory for Campolindo. Check out the […]
By Maddie McDonagh, Online Editor-in-Chief // The Acalanes Union High School District (AUHSD) Governing Board appointed Richard Whitmore as the provisional board member following the resignation of Craig Cheslog on Dec. 14. The Governing Board held public interviews at a special board meeting Jan. 11 with 10 applicants. The board […]
By Riley Labrosse, Staff Writer // From a simple ranking system to a new color-coded dashboard, California has switched to a more complex way of evaluating schools. After the new system was put in place in March 2017, concerns started to rise on whether the dashboard is sufficient enough to […]
By Kahren Eloyan, Opinion Editor // “Net Neutrality” is the kind of phrase that can instantly put you to sleep. It’s like “Cross-Price Elasticity of Demand” or “Synergistic Strategic Alliance” in that it seems deliberately designed to bore you. This is a problem because Net Neutrality is vitally important and […]
By John Kalil, Staff Writer // Clean your room. Wash the dishes. Take out the trash. These commands regarding tidiness are often drilled into the heads of children from the time they are old enough to understand them. And yet, Acalanes High School has a student-created problem with trash that seems […]
By Charlotte Glass, Staff Writer // Classes gathered in the big gym to wrap the gifts they collected weeks in advance for their assigned Adopt-a-Family families on December 15 during third period. Check out some footage of the event here!