The student news site of The Archer School for Girls

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

Buses arrive promptly at 3:00 p.m. to pick up students at the end of the school day. Archer has been working with Tumbleweed Transportation for over 10 years to provide buses to all of its students.
Students readjust to bus routes, reflect on 'sense of community'
By Cadence Callahan, Voices Editor • September 30, 2022

Community members hear the sound of big engines as buses pile in front of the veranda at the end of the school day. Students rush to find their...

Jewish Student Union Board members and co-adviser Talia Geffen speak to middle school students about Rosh Hashanah. JSU members presented Sept. 22 and discussed different ways people celebrate the holiday.
Cultivating cultural awareness: Jewish Student Union presents to students about Rosh Hashanah
By Audrey Chang, News Editor • September 28, 2022

Attending services, visiting family and enjoying festive meals are all celebratory activities for Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. Rosh Hashanah...

Student Body President Rose Chuck (23) dances with seniors Eliza Tiles, Georgia Ehrlich and Azel Al-Kadiri in the courtyard on the kickoff First Friday event of the year. Many students, from sixth graders to seniors, ran around, ate candy and taped magazines to Student Council’s Archer vision board.
Dance parties and visions: Student Council kicks off First Fridays event, celebrates community
By Lucy Williams, Senior Reporter • September 21, 2022

Taylor Swift confessed her first love over the speakers. Justin Bieber wore googly eyes and a glitter scarf on the school vision board. A cup...

The music room is a creative space for students to explore their own compositions and creative skills. Advance Study classes have started working with other Archer musicians to incorporate into their final projects.
Advanced study music courses offer new opportunities for Archer musicians
By Rose Sarner, Culture Editor • 1 hour ago

In past years, Archer musicians could explore their interests in music through joining orchestra, choir, a capella or arts classes. Students...

Junior Malia Apor lifts the bar and two additional ten pound weights during A-train Sept. 22. A-train takes place from 4:15 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Learning to lift: Upper school students join A-train, Barbell Club
By Surya Patil, Sports Editor • September 28, 2022

Most students do not step foot on campus for three months when school gets out, but there is no summer break from training for student athletes. Athletic...

Track and field team members Coco Takessian (28), Nissara Shah (28) and Mia Goldberg (28), get in their positions to start running in a track event at Brentwood School April 20. It is a really tiring sport, but I love the team so much, Farah Sandoval (28) said. We all were equally exhausted and worn out, so [the team] all had fun and joked about it after.
Pride and progress: Middle school track and field team reflects on season
By Nina Sperling, Senior Reporter • June 2, 2022

The middle school track and field team crossed their season's finish line with new personal and team records. The team participated in four meets...

Pictured above is the loading screen from Before Your Eyes. Created by GoodbyeWorld Games, the game takes players through the memories of the main character as he navigates the afterlife.
Column: One blink at a time
By Paulina DePaulo, Columnist • September 26, 2022

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to go through your life one blink at a time? Imagine rowing through the sea of the afterlife, tasked...

Jackson Wang performs at Head in the Clouds. Located at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California, the annual music festival celebrates Asian and Asian American artists and culture.
Column: Head over heels for Head in the Clouds
By Sydney Frank , Columnist • September 22, 2022

It's no secret that the annual LA-based music festival Head in the Clouds was a massive success this summer with more than 30,000 people in...

Censorship has been raging in the United States, threatening classrooms and beyond. This nation-wide issue should be at the forefront of more minds.
Editorial: Censorship in on our minds, it should be on yours
By 22-23 Editorial Board September 30, 2022

In the publications programs at Archer, we learn about censorship: its intersection with The First Amendment, censorship in the media, prior...

This graphic depicts posters for several documentaries and films that I chose, exploring various topics highlighting influential women. I hope you find inspiration from this selection of films and engaging content. Graphic illustration curated with promotional film, tv show and documentary images.
Spirited six: Feminist films to empower, inspire over summer
By Nina Sperling, Senior Reporter • June 2, 2022

Since the leak of the Supreme Court draft to overturn Roe v. Wade and more than 108 restrictions on abortion in 2021 alone, women have been worried...

I frequently find myself searching for summer playlists but none are ever perfect. I have attempted to curate the ultimate summer playlist full of joyful music.
Magnetic music: Dance-worthy playlist perfect for summer
By Alexis David, Staff Reporter • May 31, 2022

As the school year comes to a close and summer break begins, everyone is looking for the best new playlist for the summer. Whether it be for...

The Scoop S2 Ep3 - The Scoop on Hestia's Flame, Archer's Yearbook
By Maia Alvarez, Multimedia Editor • June 3, 2022

At the end of May, yearbook staffers handed out the 2021-2022 Hestia’s Flame yearbook, but how much do you really know about what goes into...

The Scoop S2 Ep 2 - The Scoop on Division Disconnection
By Maia Alvarez, Multimedia Editor • April 1, 2022

Archer is a 6-12 school, but how connected are middle and upper school? For this episode, we highlight perspectives from middle and upper school...