The Student Newspaper of Acalanes High School
TED Talk Brings Awareness to Mental Health on Campus
By Kayli Harley, Staff Writer // There are “madmen” in the room. They sit the same as the others in the space, but a barrier of shame and ignorance isolates them. They suffer in silence, yet no one dares to interrupt the quiet. The “madmen”
Environmental Month Brings Awareness to Issue of Food Waste on Campus
By Allie Marcu and Shrida Pandey, Staff Writers // Every year in the United States, 40 percent of the food is left untouched. The world wastes 1.3 billion tons of food every year, which accumulates to 1 trillion dollars. However, 925 million people in the
Senior Dodgeball 2019
By Zoe Edelman, Head Videographer // Senior Dodgeball took place in the Acalanes big gym from Monday, Nov. 18 through Wednesday Nov. 20. Watch the recap below!
Stress Busters 2019
By Sabrina Agazzi and Keith Johnson, Staff Writers // The Acalanes front quad buzzed as students played with animals, enjoyed free treats and practiced yoga. On Friday, Oct. 11 The Acalanes Student Support Board put on the annual Stress Busters event. Stress Busters consists
Homecoming Week 2019
By Oliver Lane, Contributing Videographer // Acalanes homecoming week consisted of various lunchtime activities, class competitions, a rally, a football game, and a dance. Watch the recap of this week’s events below!
Homecoming Week 2019: Tie Dye
By Oliver Lane, Contributing Videographer // For Tuesday’s homecoming lunchtime activity, dons gathered in the freshmen quad to tie-dye shirts. Watch the recap below!
Homecoming Week 2019: Unified Soccer
By Oliver Lane, Contributing Videographer // On Monday, Sep. 23, Acalanes students gathered on the field to support the special education students in a game of unified soccer. Watch the recap below!
Homecoming Week 2019: Hallway Decorating
By Oliver Lane, Contributing Videographer // Homecoming week has officially begun! To kick off the week students from all grades got together on Sunday, Sep. 22, to decorate their hallway in accordance with their subthemes. Watch the video below to go behind the scenes on hallway
Motivational Speaker Mike Smith Brings new Ideas to Acalanes
By Ella Alpert, Staff Writer // Curious Acalanes students quickly fell silent as a young man, with hair past his shoulders and a sleeve of tattoos made his way across the gym. This Wednesday, Acalanes was visited by Mike Smith, a company owner, non-profit starter, and
Summer Spirit Week 2019
By Anna Yiannikos, Head Photographer // Summer spirit week took place at Acalanes May 27-31. The activities consisted of a belly flop contest, intertube water polo, and a rally. Watch the recap below!