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 […]
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 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 […]
By Zoe Cate, Online Associate Editor // In honor of Lafayette’s 50th anniversary, Blueprint talked to two long time residents about their experience in Lafayette.
By Charlie Baker, Staff Writer // The “High Means DUI” campaign has reached the state legislature after long-standing medical marijuana laws and the newly instituted recreational marijuana legalization took hold in California. State Senator Jerry Hill (D-San Mateo) introduced legislation to the California State Senate on Feb. 16 of this […]
By Lisi Burciaga, Feature Editor // Walking down the street or navigating the hallways at school, it seems like nearly every passing face is buried in a cell phone. According to a study updated by Pew Research Center this past February, cell phone users make up the overwhelming majority in America; […]
By Sierra Fang-Horvath, Print Editor-in-Chief // With ongoing debate swirling as to how the United States should address its epidemic of mass shootings, many have turned their attention to backing comprehensive gun control. Advocates of stronger background checks and firearm ownership bans for certain people have cited the fact that 19-year-old […]
By John Kalil and Shreekar Pandey, Staff Writers // It’s 11:00 a.m. on Monday morning. An Acalanes student sits in the quad during brunch with seemingly nothing to do before his next class. Many students of all grades day after day follow the common course of an emerging ritual. Whether alone […]