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 […]

American Begins Boldly, Slips in Second Half

After solid start, Varsity Boys Basketball loses to Mission, 44-58 Sarah Jensen Staff Writer      American’s Varsity Boys Basketball team lost their home game 44-58 against Mission San Jose on February 5, 2012. After a strong first half, American struggled to keep pace with Mission’s renewed push, resulting in a rough second half.     The game began […]

Victory in Final League Match

American’s Varsity Girls’ basketball team wins at Washington’s senior night, moves on to NCS Sarah Jensen Staff Writer     American’s Varsity Girls’ basketball team won their away game 36-51 against Washington High School on February 19, 2016, in the last game of the League. After a slow start, American caught up to Washington by the end […]

American crushed by intimidation

  Varsity Boys’ Basketball falls to Moreau, 37-82 Sarah Jensen Staff Writer     American’s Varsity Boys’ Basketball team lost 37-82 to Moreau Catholic in a home game on January 22, 2016. After a rough first half, American picked up their execution in the second half of the game, but not enough to overcome Moreau’s lead.     The […]

American jumps ahead early, wins with defensive playing

Varsity Girls Basketball wins against Pittsburg, 42-36 Sarah Jensen Staff Writer     American’s Varsity Girls Basketball team won their match against Pittsburg High School on Saturday, December 12, 2015 at Contra Costa Community College. The evenly-matched teams battled constantly for the upper hand, American’s initial lead ultimately bringing their overall win.     American established a lead right […]

American Prepares for League with a Head to Head Battle Against Arroyo

Sheagles compete against Arroyo, tying the game 2-2 Max Broberg Staff Writer    On December 1, 2015, the American Sheagles played a home game against Arroyo, tying 2-2.  The game was still a preseason match-up, but that didn’t mean the Sheagles were any less prepared to shoot for victory.    The moment the game began, the two […]

Varsity Boys Basketball Falls Hard to Livermore

American fails to execute as planned during early-season game Sarah Jensen Staff Writer     American’s Varsity Boys Basketball team lost 39-70 to Livermore on December 8, 2015 in the American High School gym. The game started strong but quickly grew messy as American’s team consistently lagged at around half of Livermore’s score.     In the first quarter, […]