Advanced Placement in Stress

    A majority of students at American High average between three and four AP classes during their junior year, undergoing challenging curriculum in each of their college-level classrooms. Although meant to be an opportunity to enrich themselves in their subject, more and more students stack up on these classes to give themselves an edge in college […]

Lip Dub Unites Eagles

On Friday, March 17, 2017, AHS students united on the last morning of Spring Fest with their classes, teammates, clubs, and fellow Eagles to create the second annual Lip Dub.

    Spirited students sporting red, white, and blue packed the halls and rotunda, forming clusters based on clubs, sports teams, and class while the cameraman worked his way through each area to film the excitement.

AHS Hosts Annual Special Olympics

Special needs students from around the bay showcase their skills in competitive games Shawn Rocha Staff Writer On November 10, 2016, American hosted its annual Special Olympics. The event provided special needs students from around the Bay Area with the opportunity to socialize and play in a friendly, yet competitive game of soccer.     “Our students […]

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 […]