By Noah Glosson, Staff Writer // Due to the poor air quality, North Coast Section (NCS) commissioner Gil Lemmon decided to postpone the women’s water polo championship game with rival Campolindo High School to Wednesday, Nov. 14. Acalanes enters the contest with a perfect 26-0 record. They have also recorded […]
By Blueprint Editorial Staff Proposition 6 Proposition 6 attempted to repeal the gas tax, which would reduce state funding for roads and highways by $5.1 billion each year. Supporters believed that the current gas prices were excessive and difficult to pay, whereas opposition felt eliminating the gas tax would cut […]
By Sydney Lauer, Staff Writer // Despite race being a prevalent issue, both locally and nationally, some students feel Acalanes has lacked the supportive environment necessary to have these discussions, such as a Black Student Union (BSU). This year marks the first year Acalanes has offered a BSU in the […]
By Karen Rosenberg, Online & Print Editor-in-Chief // In a lengthy, wide-ranging Blueprint interview with Republican candidate for California’s 11th Congressional District, John Fitzgerald, the challenger to incumbent Democratic Congressman Mark Desaulnier, stated that, if elected, he would “make sure that we stopped funding Israel… I’m going after Jewish supremacists, […]
This Blueprint interview was conducted by Editors-in-Chief Lisi Burciaga and Karen Rosenberg. Fitzgerald requested that Blueprint run the entire interview to help ensure that his statements were in context and that no other news entities with who he spoke to would do so. Blueprint is unable to provide the full interview transcription in […]
By Ryann Drue, Videographer // Acalanes Leadership hosted its annual Halloween festival at lunch on Wednesday, Oct. 31, featuring a costume contest, donut-eating competition and cake walk. Check out Blueprint‘s spooky video below.
By Kiara Kunnes and Sarah Westergren, Print and Online Editor-in-Chief // As the election for an opening in the Acalanes Union High School District (AUHSD) Governing Board comes to a close, Blueprint spoke with each of the four candidates, Paul Derksen, Christopher Severson, Nancy Kendzierski, and Bob Hockett, to discuss their campaign platforms. […]
By Sofia Olsson, Staff Writer // Everyone knows about teeth whitening and how popular whitening strips are. Acalanes has applied this same whitening ideology to none other than this years’ homecoming. With complex, fast working, dual action, the new and improved Dons whitening agents are sure to lighten things up. The […]
// Acalanes’ Women’s Ensemble and Bella Voce choirs, along with Campolindo’s and Miramonte’s choirs, performed at the Women’s Fall Choral Classic (FCC) on Oct. 11 at the Lafayette Orinda Presbyterian Church. The concert spanned from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The students in Women’s Ensemble have been working together […]
By Ryann Drue, Videographer // Acalanes Leadership hosted its annual fall ‘Club Day’ on Friday, Sept. 21 during Academy. Some 53 clubs came together to speak of their passions and goals to perspective club-goers.