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Junior Lucia Ponti and freshman Avery Greene stand by posters they created for the Archer in Action Fair to highlight their work with Free 2 Be Me Dance and Hope in a Suitcase. Im so proud of the students who are really figuring out what theyre passionate about— and then matching that up as a way to give back, History teacher and Service Learning Coordinator Meg Shirk said.
From mental health to education: Students highlight service work through Archer in Action Fair
By Nina Sperling , Senior Reporter • November 27, 2022

Baking cakes for children in foster care. Teaching French to preschoolers. Interning at a dance studio for dancers with disabilities. These are...

Live on the fright side: Halloween celebration encourages joy on campus
Live on the fright side: Halloween celebration encourages joy on campus
By Maia Alvarez, Multimedia Editor • November 16, 2022


Hermanas Unidas holds an affinity meeting for Archer students who identify as Latina or Hispanic. Archer offered six different affinity spaces Nov. 1 to upper school students. 
Upper school students participate in first affinity space programming of school year
By Lizette Gonzalez, Features Editor • November 3, 2022

Empathy is one of Archer's three core values. Written in the honor code, the Archer community strives to "honor the individuality of those around...

“Ted Lasso” is a heartwarming and hilarious TV series about an optimistic American college football coach finding his way as the coach of a professional soccer team in London. It was nominated for 20 Emmys this year, making it the most nominated comedy series in 2022.
Review: 'Ted Lasso' is life!
By Audrey Chang, News Editor • November 18, 2022

Sometimes the world of TV can seem a bit dark and overwhelming, but Apple TV Plus’ original series, “Ted Lasso,” is refreshingly optimistic,...

Swimmers on the middle school swim team throw their hands up in celebration after winning the PBL championship. The PBL final took place at Palisades Charter High School Nov. 5.
Middle school swim earns 8th PBL Championship for swim program
By Surya Patil, Sports Editor • November 27, 2022

The middle school swim team dashed to the finish line with their Pacific Basic League championship win at Palisades Charter High School Nov....

Seventh grade volleyball co-captain Chloe Kennedy spikes the ball during a the teams first PBL Playoff game, Oct. 31. Co-captains Lily Kennedy and Sophie Salehi noted that they were proud of their undefeated status and appreciated the sense of community that they felt being on the team.
Seventh grade volleyball team spikes in participation, wins PBL championship
By Nina Sperling , Senior Reporter • November 27, 2022

The seventh grade volleyball team broke Archer's record for the largest sports team with 33 members participating — more than a third of...

Trees sway in the wind at Archer on a windy day. The Archer School for Girls is one of several Los Angeles all-girls schools making an effort to include transgender kids in the educational environment.
Column: Transgender girls at Los Angeles girls schools
By Charlotte Tragos, Columnist • 9 hours ago

Content warning: contains mentions of suicide. Transgender girls attend all-girls schools. In Los Angeles, they go to Archer, Marlborough,...

Farmers put up signs off Californias 5 Freeway outside of Bakersfield on April 18, 2022. With extreme drought water restrictions farmers have been forced to leave thousands of acres idle, directly impacting the agricultural economy and their livelihoods. Photo used with permission from the Epoch Times.
Column: California's drought is affecting our agriculture
By Eliza Tiles, Columnist • November 6, 2022

As I was heading northbound on the I-5 to visit friends in San Francisco, rows of almond trees and grapevines stretched as far as I could see....

In response to the rise in antisemitic incidents in Los Angeles, we can stand up to antisemitism by staying informed, supporting the Jewish members of our communities and speaking out against antisemitic actions. Yes antisemitic tweets Oct. 8 sparked public demonstrations in Los Angeles.
Editorial: How we can stand up to antisemitism
By 22-23 Editorial Board November 6, 2022

While Jewish people make up only 2% of the U.S. population and 0.2% of the world population, they have consistently been the most targeted group...

Flour Shops location in Beverly Hills, CA, displays their colorful merch wall, including clothes and baking supplies. The store originated in New York and expanded to Los Angeles in 2020.
My 5 favorite bakeries in Los Angeles
By Audrey Chang, News Editor • October 14, 2022

Have you wondered what a cake in the shape of a giant donut would look like? Have you looked for the perfect gift for a friend that’s a little...

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...

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...