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The Oracle

The student news site of The Archer School for Girls

The Oracle

The student news site of The Archer School for Girls

The Oracle

Junior Treasure Brown takes the number 1 spot on the podium after her victory in discus. I felt like I was on top of the world, Brown said. Brown along with sophomore Chloe Hayden, who placed 9th overall in the 400 meter, put Archer on the score board at the 2021 CIF Track and Field Finals.
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CIF Spotlight: Archer track and field claims victory at 2021 Finals
By Grace Doyle, Sports Editor • 11 hours ago

They're off to the races: Archer track and field athletes competed at the 2021 CIF Track and Field Finals in June. COVID-19 created challenges for Archer's track and field team, but that didn't stop them from placing 9th, 2nd and 1st in various events...

Signs reminding community members to stay home if feeling ill and to follow COVID-19 protocols are posted all around campus. If students do experience such symptoms, they have the option to access online learning. 
Connecting safely: Remote learning options for COVID-19 related absences
By Lizette Gonzalez, Senior Reporter • September 16, 2021

The entire student body has now returned to the halls of Archer for the 2021-2022 school year, a first since the onset of the pandemic in March...

A sign reminding community members to obey masking protocols is displayed on the door of the library. Other signs like this instructing students, faculty, staff and visitors to follow health and safety protocols in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19 are displayed around campus.
Two members of Archer community test positive for COVID-19
By Greta Irvine, News Editor • September 9, 2021

Two members of the Archer community tested positive for COVID-19 this past week, marking the first recorded community cases of the 2021-2022...

Anaiya Asomugha and her sophomore friends each lunch outside of the the Diana Meehan academic center. “At first I was really scared,” Asomugha said about attending school in-person. “But I identify as an extrovert, so I didn’t have trouble reaching out to people and was really happy when they reached out too.”
New to campus but not to Archer: Students transition into on-campus learning
By Grace Doyle, Sports Editor • September 7, 2021

As the 2021-2022 school year begins, students return to campus as a whole for the first time since March of 2020. During the last school year,...

Dancers Cara Banks, Chloe Terani and Daisy Marmur perform in doorways in an edited piece streamed during the remote Festival of Dance. The doorways were used as framing to represent the isolation people have faced this past year.
Annual Festival of Dance: Overcoming obstacles and finding hope
By Thea Leimone, Features Editor • May 26, 2021

Dancing between doorways, synchronized Zoom squares and self-made music. These are some of the many elements that made up this year's Festival...

Junior Treasure Brown takes the number 1 spot on the podium after her victory in discus. I felt like I was on top of the world, Brown said. Brown along with sophomore Chloe Hayden, who placed 9th overall in the 400 meter, put Archer on the score board at the 2021 CIF Track and Field Finals.
CIF Spotlight: Archer track and field claims victory at 2021 Finals
By Grace Doyle, Sports Editor • 11 hours ago

They're off to the races: Archer track and field athletes competed at the 2021 CIF Track and Field Finals in June. COVID-19 created challenges...

From soccer to swimming, basketball to softball and tennis to track, Archer Athletics are culminating their seasons that were met with metal fortitude and joy according to Director of Athletics Kim Smith. COVID-19 didnt stop teams from training, practicing and competing in the 2020-2021 seasons.
A year of 'silver linings': Looking back at 2020-2021 season for Archer Athletics
By Grace Doyle, Sports Editor • June 3, 2021

As the school year comes to a close so does Archer Athletics. From the soccer field to the swimming pool, athletes are hanging up their Archer...

A truck sponsored by Plan C drives around rural Texas before the abortion ban. Plan C has been providing telemedicine resources for women to access abortions.
Column: Plan B failed; what’s Plan C?
By Charlotte Tragos, Columnist • 11 hours ago

The last abortion was performed at 1:59 p.m. on Aug. 31 in Texas.  How soon until Arkansas, Idaho, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri,...

I took this photo while walking on one of the many bridges in Zurich, Switzerland at the beginning of August. I feel that this photo represents the state of peace we feel when embracing the process of reflection.
Column: A summer of thinking
By Marissa Gendy, Columnist • September 20, 2021

Our understanding of the beauty of life comes from our understanding of life itself. When life seems too big or far too overwhelming, we regain...

Editor-in-Chief Vaughan Anoa’i and Features Editor Thea Leimone work on editing a story together in the Publication Lab. Anoai is serving as the Editor-in-Chief for the 2021-2022 academic year.
Letter from the Editor
By Vaughan Anoa'i, Editor in Chief • September 22, 2021

Hello, Archer! I hope everyone is having a most pleasant and enjoyable start to the school year so far. First and foremost, I want to take the...

Con(grad)ulations: Gift guide for the graduate
Con(grad)ulations: Gift guide for the graduate
By London Sinclair, Podcast Editor • May 26, 2021

After years of term papers, finals, GPAs and rest-of-your-life questions, you're off to college just to do it all over again! Homesick SoCal...

The left cup, filled with matcha, and the right cup, filled with chai tea, steaming before being enjoyed. Although Chloe and Grace often bicker about which drink is superior, they have finally found common ground and can agree that both are valid ways to enjoy morning-time.
A battle of how to start the morning: Matcha vs. Chai tea latte
By Chloe Fidler and Grace Doyle May 20, 2021

The Scoop S1 Ep 6 - Colonialism, Capitalism and Carbon Emissions
By London Sinclair, Podcast Editor • June 3, 2021

In this episode, we discuss three C’s — colonialism, capitalism and carbon emissions with Bess Frierson (‘22) and how they each contribute...

The Scoop S1 Ep 5 - #COVID19: Archer teen volunteers for adolescent Pfizer trial
By London Sinclair, Podcast Editor • April 25, 2021

With stay-at-home orders lifting and worldwide confirmed COVID-19 cases totaling in the millions, scientists are pushing forward to expand vaccine...