By Trevor Stripling, staff writer // Of the 355 students in the senior class, 156 senior parents called in their students absent for one or more periods on Tuesday, May 29th. But not all of these students were sick or had dentist appointments. Tuesday was the date of the infamous […]
Month: May 2018
By John Kalil, Sports Editor // Acalanes students gathered around the pool on Wednesday, May 30 to watch their peers dive in for a fun game of Inner tube water polo during Leadership’s “Pre-Finals” week.
By Coco Cornish and Sarah Westergren, Online Arts Editor and Online Editor-in-Cheif // In an online exclusive, senior Caitlyn Greenwell delivers a farewell speech for Blueprint. Though she was ultimately denied the opportunity to speak at graduation, Greenwell’s words will resonate with students from all walks of life.
By Charlie Baker, Staff Writer // 2018 Pops Concert struck a chord with the audience through nostalgic arrangements and high school throwbacks on May 22 and 24, as part of many seniors’ last Acalanes performance. The ‘Songs From our Childhood’ themed concert touched on early childhood Disney hits, Very Potter […]
By Charlotte Glass, Copy Editor // Students gathered in the front quad for popsicles, a flash t-shirt drive, and other activities in a leadership event promoting school spirit.
By John Kalil, Sports Editor // Many Acalanes athletes work hard at their craft, but only a few hone their skills enough to garner the attention of collegiate coaches and earn the opportunity to continue competing in their sport at the next level. On Thursday, May 24, a lunchtime event was […]
By Sarah Westergren, Online Editor in Chief // Seeded fifth place heading into North Coast Sections (NCS), the men’s volleyball team has managed to beat all odds, taking out first ranked team Campolindo High School in the semi-finals with a tight score of 16-18 in the fifth gameand Northgate High […]
By Zoe Cate, Online Associate Editor // After a long season of hard work and dedication, the Acalanes girls and boys lacrosse teams both competed in the North Coast Section (NCS) finals on May 17. Both teams fell short in tight games. The girls’ team lost 9-6 to Miramonte […]
By Renee Bunzel, Staff Writer // Every year at Acalanes, the week approaching prom, dubbed “prom wise week”, warns students against the dangers of drinking and driving, in hopes of preventing tragedy during prom night. Leadership’s student support board approached this goal in three different ways: showing students how much […]
Updated 05/18/18: You can now find LPIE winners at the bottom of this story. By Jenna Evaristo, Business Manager // Students gathered into the Community Hall at the Lafayette Library on May 11 as many of their talents were recognized and awarded in the fifth annual Project LPIE, organized and […]