American High School Moving Towards a Cleaner Campus

New changes occurring at American High School Devon San Nicolas Staff Writer     American High School is working on a project to bring new environmental changes to the school over the course of the year. With new improvements in the lunch menu along with a clean up policy, students are encouraged to gain social responsibility for […]

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 […]

A Piece of Living History Comes to American

Holocaust Survivor George J. Elbaum Tells His Life Story Sophia Cheng Staff Writer     During third period on April 13, 2015, Holocaust survivor and author of the book “Neither Yesterdays Nor Tomorrows,” George J. Elbaum came as a guest speaker to American High School. In two hours, he traced his journey from a Jewish child in […]

STEM or Humanities, an Ongoing Question

American Students tend to choose STEM courses over humanities Max Broberg Staff Writer     At the end of every year, students from 8th to 11th grade participating in course selection have been following a certain trend: prioritizing STEM classes over humanities.     This trend is caused by the growing value placed on more technical careers ranging from […]

Eagles Recognize the People at American

Love Eagles Week spreads positivity and appreciation at American Sarah Jensen Staff Writer     American’s Love Eagles Week, a week dedicated to encouraging and expressing appreciation between members of the American High School community, took place from March 14 to March 18. While the activities involved included lunchtime games and events, the spirit of the week […]

Drug Policy on Campus

Administration talks about the current protocol regarding drugs Jennifer Fong Staff Writer     As illegal substances, such as marijuana, become more common in the high school scene, California has set certain procedures in place to address the spread of drugs on school campuses. Despite all high schools in California having standardized drug protocols, some school have […]