The Student Newspaper of Acalanes High School
Stella Heo and Aisha Mohanty, Staff Writers // The history of the LGBTQ+ community represents a history of standing proud in the face of adversity. Although high schoolers throwing out “that’s so gay” in the hallway is not as severe an offense as notorious cases
Keith Johnson and Zack Lara, Staff Writers // Acalanes musicals in the past few years included many classic and well-known titles, namely “Cinderella,” “The Mystery of Edwin Drood,” and “Bye Bye Birdie.” This year, Acalanes decided to shake it up with a more obscure production
By Zack Lara and Keith Johnson, Staff Writer // Annual Staff vs Student Basketball took place in the Acalanes Big Gym Wednesday, Feb. 26 through Friday, Feb. 28. Watch the recap below!
By Ella Alpert, Staff Writer // The sunny spring day erupts into accolades as a wave of uniformly blue caps fly into the air and return to the hands of elated high school graduates. This ceremonial cliché once rang true for students graduating from
By Anne Thiselton-Dyer, Arts Editor // We swim in the deep water of sexism. Engulfed in it, we acclimatize to a culture that makes it easier for some individuals to stay afloat while others sink beneath the waves. Gender inequality — a spectrum covering experiences
By Zoe Edelmen, Head Videographer // As part of Black History Month, Black Student Union tasked Acalanes teachers with decorating their doors in honor of African American history. Watch the video below to learn more about the competition!
// On Saturday, Feb. 29, the number two-seeded Acalanes women’s soccer team won the North Coast Section (NCS) final against the number one-seeded Branson High School. The Dons prevailed in penalty kicks 10-9. They will move on to California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) quarterfinals on Tuesday
// Random Acts of Kindness Week took place at Acalanes from Tuesday, Feb. 18 through Saturday, Feb. 22. The week emphasized the importance of kindness of campus through various activities and exercises. Watch the recap below!
By Charlotte Glass and Sofia Olsson, Editor-in-Chief and Copy Editor // The drastic changes in the college application process over the last 30 years are nothing short of revolutionary. What was once a paper pamphlet that featured an elementary checklist, a brief description of extracurriculars,
// From Monday, Feb. 3 to Friday, Feb. 7, senior psychology students were responsible for taking care of flour babies. Learn about their experience below!