“Partial-Distance” Model Needed for Fall Courses

Mia Jay, Staff Reporter

May 30, 2020

When the Acalanes Union High School District switched to online learning on March 13, many students, myself included, thought we would likely return to campus following spring break. 10 weeks later, not only has the 2019-2020...

Simple Solutions for Healthy Home Meals

Mia Jay, Staff Reporter

May 11, 2020

A school known for its athletics as much as its academics, Campolindo is home to health-conscious kids who go out of their way to stay active during the current COVID-19 quarantine. In addition, these top athletes are eager to...

Covid Quarantine Forces Easter Adaptation

Mia Jay and Sarah Naughten

April 26, 2020

While shelter-in-place guidelines prohibited typical Easter activities, members of local churches managed to celebrate the holiday from the safety of their homes on April 12. Moraga Valley Presbyterian Church and Holy Shepherd...

Rave Allows Virtual Viewing Parties

Mia Jay, Staff Writer

April 12, 2020

Those craving social interaction during the current shelter-in-place can download a free app called Rave, which allows people to watch full-length movies or series episodes “virtually” together. Just sign in, invite a friend,...

Campus Hosts Annual District-Wide Leadership Conference

Mia Jay, Staff Writer

February 18, 2020

Hosted at Campolindo, an Oscars-themed leadership conference brought together students from the 4 comprehensive high school campuses of the Acalanes Union School District on February 10. The annual event allows leadership classes...

Social App Experiment Favors Hoop

Mia Jay, Staff Writer

February 4, 2020

Hoop and Yubo are Tinder-like apps centered around finding new friends on Snapchat. They are opening up the dating-app world to teens sooner (and more legally) than ever before. With an age rating of 12+, Hoop focuses on finding new...

Top Ten: Long Weekends Offer Local Adventure

Mia Jay, Staff Writer

January 14, 2020

With a couple of long weekends in our future, here's a list of fun, economical ideas for filling the extra time. 1. Binge "The Office" with your friends before it leaves Netflix on January 1, 2021, or have a Disney+ movie marathon...

QT Cafe Provides Space for LGBTQ+ Voices

Mia Jay, Staff Writer

December 16, 2019

LGBTQ+ students now have a dedicated space for sharing experiences thanks to the Wellness Center's new QT Cafe. Coordinated and facilitated by Sarah Khan, a Wellness Center support counselor, the QT Cafe is a weekly event held...

Flett Drives Can Collection in Dyer’s 5th Period

Mia Jay, Staff Writer

December 12, 2019

The annual canned food drive raised $3,000 more than last year, due in part, to a new method of publicizing the standings of the competition between classes. A standings chart was displayed on a poster on the library window, and...