Media Literacy in the Midst of a War

Learning how students and teachers at American acquire their information and evaluate the accuracy of their information regarding the Ukraine-Russia crisis Sahana Narayan Staff Writer     Over the last several decades, the world has watched as major global powers have taken shape and taken sides. Sometimes, it happened silently, through the alliances and friendships that didn’t […]

Cry Me a River

The drama department is changing.  Natalie Loo Staff Writer      As the buzz of the fall play slowly fades and preparation for the spring musical takes its place, American High School Performing Arts (AHSPA) is going through its annual transition between shows. But this year, that transition is only one of many the program is facing. […]

The Truth Behind Elective Classes at American High

Covering some of the different electives offered at American High School and analyzing the important skills learnt from each class  Sahana Narayan Staff Writer      Counselors giving their annual A-G requirement presentations. Posters slowly being hung up on the walls. The yearly AP class discussion happening among students. It’s officially time for American High students to […]

Pencils Down, Laptops Open

Exploring the introduction of a digital SAT as well as its different advantages and disadvantages Sinchan Mishra Staff Writer      It’s official: the SAT is going digital.       The news came out on January 25, which Priscilla Rodriguez, vice president of College Readiness Assessments at College Board, stated would make the exam “easier to take, easier to […]

Opinion: Why We Should Have School Off for Cultural Holidays

The reasons for closing school to allow people of various cultures and backgrounds to celebrate their holidays. Anika Aggarwal Staff Writer In a school as diverse as American High, why shouldn’t we acknowledge some of the holidays that people so greatly value here?      According to US News, over 87% of American High School’s students are […]