The Student Newspaper of Acalanes High School
By Lulu Levy and Kiran Foster, Online Feature Editor and Online Sports Editor // As Acalanes students and staff arrived at school early Wednesday morning, they were met with fliers posted throughout campus urging them to “Back the Don.” Unapproved posters were taped to classroom
This week the Lafayette community experienced the rare sight of snow due to a powerful storm. Lamorinda last experienced snowfall in 2017. Check out the photos below!
Dr. Lynnā McPhatter-Harris, Director of Student Support, Equity and Inclusion for the Acalanes Union High School District (AUHSD), became the subject of a Fox News article published on Feb. 16 regarding an email about a teachers’ affinity group on campus. Blueprint Issue 6 covered this
By Helen O’Neal and Lulu Levy, Online Editor-in-Chief and Online Feature Editor // The Lafayette School District placed Stanley Middle School Principal Nicole Chaplan on leave on Jan. 28 as officials investigate her involvement in a sex abuse case against a former teacher at San
By Haley Chelemedos and Sophie Chinn, Staff Writers On Jan. 27 with the help of Leadership and parent volunteers, Acalanes seniors attended Senior Breakfast before school. The event included a buffet, photo station, raffle, and more. Check out the images below!
By Cameron Powell, Staff Writer // On Jan. 9, Acalanes student representatives attended a District-Wide Equity Summit at Del Valle Education Center to learn about equity in its many branches. Bay Area high school and middle school students gathered to share a day full of
By Maddyx Bride, Staff Writer // Despite the turbulent rainy weather, the Dons still showed up for Acalanes’ biannual Club Day on Jan. 13 in the small gym. Blueprint covered profiles on new and renewed clubs from the second semester Club Day. Bookshelf Foundation Club
By Maya Agarwal and Olivia Foster, Staff Writers // Bay Area’s atmospheric river storm brings heavy rainfalls to the Acalanes campus. Students study and keep warm in heated classrooms, oblivious to the water drenching the pages of their next English novels and stories. Water began
By Cedric He, Staff Writer // Ahead of finals week, Acalanes Leadership hosted Winter Week, a six-day series of winter-themed events and activities that lasted from Dec. 5-12. “[Winter Week] has been a tradition in Leadership that happens every year in December. It is a
By Asher Meklin and Gabi Gruber, Print Head Copy Editor and Online Editor-In-Chief // During the annual Chris Huber Memorial Basketball Tournament on Dec. 10, the Acalanes Big Gym was officially renamed after and dedicated to former Acalanes physical education (PE) teacher, Chris Huber. “The