Choir Wraps Year with Award Presentations

Annette Ungermann, News Editor

May 31, 2019

All choirs performed end-of-year repertoire as part of an annual spring concert at Walnut Creek Presbyterian Church on May 17. The choirs have traditionally performed in Walnut Creek's Lesher Performing Arts Center, but due to...

2nd-Semester Senior Coasting May Be Myth

Annette Ungermann, News Editor

May 23, 2019

As an underclassman, when school got particularly difficult to manage, I found it helpful to look for the light at the end of the tunnel. Everything, I was told, was ramping up to my junior year– supposedly the most academically...

Georgia Legislation Calculated Attack on Choice

Annette Ungermann, News Editor

May 15, 2019

Last week, Georgia passed the harshest attack on abortion since Roe v. Wade– the Supreme Court case that granted women the full legal right to choose in 1973. The law, which is set to take effect in 2020, grants full legal pe...

Admission Scandal: Only Losers Play by Rules

Annette Ungermann, News Editor

March 22, 2019

The FBI recently uncovered the largest college admissions scandal to date, incriminating a circle of 50 individuals who played a role in $25 million worth of bribery and fraud that has humbled institutions of higher education...

Young Voices Make Majority of Electorate

Annette Ungermann, News Editor

February 1, 2019

2019 is off to a rocky start. The longest government shutdown in American history has confirmed what we already knew— federal politics is impacting our daily lives, whether we like it or not. The shutdown, among other events...

Free Press Must Not Falter

Annette Ungermann, News Editor

December 7, 2018

President Donald Trump does not shy away from loudly expressing his distrust of news media. He does so on Twitter, at campaign rallies, and, most recently, in his White House press conferences, revealing an adversarial stance...

District Pulls Huck Finn; Begins Broader Text Evaluation Process

Annette Ungermann, News Editor

October 29, 2018

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn has been informally removed from the junior English curriculum following a district-wide meeting on October 8. The staff development day, held at Acalanes High School, included a 2-hour meeting ...