The Finals Countdown: How to Prepare for the Toughest Week of the Year

Ways to stay calm during the semester’s most significant exams Karen Supandi Staff Writer     You know it. I know it. The teachers even know it. The weight of finals is the one thing on everyone’s minds as soon as winter break ends, but some of us still find reasons to put off studying. Ultimately, we […]

Fandom Club: Students’ Outlet to Connect

New club at AHS unites students through their different interests Jaclyn Ferreira Staff Writer     Every year, new clubs are added to American that spark interest of students. Many clubs accommodate things such as school subjects, ethnicity, and community. Fandom club is one of the new clubs at American that is unique from all the other […]

FUSD Board Meeting Addresses Prominent Issues at AHS: Overpopulation, Closed-Campus Lunch, and the Need for Technology

Five FUSD School Board Members address questions and concerns from AHS students and parents Sandra Resurreccion Staff Writer     On the evening of November 3, 2016, five FUSD school board members held a meeting in American High’s multi-purpose room.       Board members Michelle Berke, Desrie Campbell, Dax Choski, Ann Crosbie, and Hiu Ng gathered with students, […]

Students Build Robotic Enhancement Suit Prototype

Prototype for high-endurance exoskeleton that is designed to lift over 200 pounds Meenu Kumaraguru Staff Writer     On April 24, 2016, juniors Nethen Mou, Cameron Lau, Jordan Chang, Joshua Vejendla, Karthik Puravant, Ameek Nijjar, and Sandeep Suman finished constructing the prototype of an exoskeleton designed to heighten human bodily functions, efficiency, speed, and strength.     “The idea […]

Calling Attention to Inadequate Bathrooms

FUSD Discusses Problems and Solutions to School Bathrooms Vrunda Shah Managing Editor     On March 23, 2016, Fremont Unified School District hosted a board meeting to discuss the inadequate bathrooms available to students at American High School due to rising student population over the years.     According to the statistics provided by the board, American High School […]

Battle of the Bands Brings Out the Best

American’s first Battle of the Bands brings musicians and classes together Sarah Jensen and Jennifer Fong Staff Writers     American’s first Battle of the Bands week took place from April 4th to 8th, 2016. Despite initial skepticism, the Battle of the Bands allowed musicians in each class to form connections with each other and showcase their […]