Poster Contest Promotes Driver Safety

Katie Erickson, Staff Writer

May 28, 2014

The Leo Club is sponsoring a driving safety poster contest. "We want people to think about the consequences of bad driving habits such as speeding or getting distracted and realize that whatever fleeting advantages habits like...

Drama Assassins Stalk Campus

Katie Erickson, Staff Writer

May 9, 2014

Drama 2 and Advanced Drama are participating in an "Assassin" Activity in which the students create an alternate personality and are assigned another classmate to "kill" in a creative way. To "kill" someone, the students use various...

New Test Format Positive Progress

Katie Erickson, Staff Writer

April 16, 2014

Replacing the dreaded STAR tests, Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium is being initiated in the Acalanes Union High School District. Smarter Balanced is a test that evaluates students readiness for future college and careers....

CARE Project Promotes Empathy

Katie Erickson, Staff Writer

March 25, 2014

Leadership students facilitated the CARE (Compassion, Acceptance, Respect and Empathy) workshops on March 19, visiting 15 classrooms throughout the day and leading  activities and discussions about how others should be treated...

Math Contest Rewards Originality

Katie Erickson, Staff Writer

March 17, 2014

The Bay Area Math Olympiad (BAMO), an academic contest based on mathematics, was held on February 25. Each student had 4 hours to complete 5 geometry centered test questions, starting during 5th period. "Whoever is interested...

Hard Choices Signal Maturity

Katie Erickson, Staff Writer

March 10, 2014

The average human makes about 612 voluntary decisions a day, 4,900 decisions in a week, and 254,800 in a year, according to Advocate of Human Potential, Inc. Over the past couple of weeks I have been confronted with several...