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Video Update: Panther volleyball brings home Southern California title

Video Update: Panther volleyball brings home Southern California title

By Nelly Rouzroch, Multimedia Editor

November 12, 2017


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For the first time in Archer's 23 year history, a varsity team won a CIF-SS championship. On Nov. 10, varsity volleyball faced Foothill Technology in the regional CIF Division 7 Final. The Panthers came away victorious, winning 3-1. "It feels amazing to win CIF-[SS] especially since it's my last ...

Varsity fall sports celebrate Senior Night

Varsity fall sports celebrate Senior Night

By Nelly Rouzroch, Multimedia Editor

November 10, 2017


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With the fall sports season coming to an end, Archer's varsity volleyball, tennis and cross country teams honored their senior players. Senior Night is a tradition at Archer where underclassmen celebrate senior team members during the team's final home game. The other members on the team give speeches...

Archer cross country runs to Liberty League finals

Archer cross country runs to Liberty League finals

By Allie Worchell, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017


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With heavy breaths, soaring legs and the sun hitting their backs, runners raced to cross the finish line at Cheviot Hills Recreation Center. Archer's varsity cross country season started in August, and the team finished their regular season last week. The Panthers are currently preparing for CIF competition...

New teacher Danielle LeNoir ‘opens the minds of students’ through fitness

New teacher Danielle LeNoir ‘opens the minds of students’ through fitness

By Grace Dieveney, Staff Writer

October 26, 2017


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Danielle LeNoir’s shared fitness office is covered with welcome notes, Uno cards, snacks, lesson plans and surveys — but most of her time is spent on the Sport Court. First-time teacher LeNoir said she came to Archer with one goal in mind: to open the minds of students through fitness. “My...

‘Hawt’ no more: students defeat reigning faculty team in third annual student vs. teacher volleyball game

‘Hawt’ no more: students defeat reigning faculty team in third annual student vs. teacher volleyball game

By Ella Frey, Sports Editor

October 15, 2017


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Students filled the Sport Court in colorful attire on Oct. 6 to watch the student vs. faculty volleyball game. After 40 minutes, the red team was named champion, becoming the first student team to win the annual game. Student council assigned each teach a color and senior coach from the varsity volleyball...

Q&A with 2017-2018 varsity cross country captains: Lily Horton, Caitlin Mosch, Sara Weitz

Q&A with 2017-2018 varsity cross country captains: Lily Horton, Caitlin Mosch, Sara Weitz

By Ella Frey, Sports Editor

October 13, 2017


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The sun beats down on her face as the runner begins her ascent. She comes from behind, traversing trails and hills. Since August, the varsity cross country has been practicing and participating in meets. The Oracle sat down with this year's varsity cross country captains, seniors Lily Horton, Caitlin...

Kim Smith participates in record setting soccer game, fights for female equality

Kim Smith participates in record setting soccer game, fights for female equality

By Cybele Zhang, Editor-in-Chief

October 8, 2017


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Known as the "Beautiful Game," soccer is by far the most popular sport on earth. Fans only need a ball and their feet to play, but disparity in the game persists. Headlines about soccer stars cover the pages of newspapers from Japan to Uruguay to Poland — but almost all coverage revolves around ...

Varsity tennis ‘takes risks’ to defeat Buckley, remain undefeated in league

Varsity tennis ‘takes risks’ to defeat Buckley, remain undefeated in league

By Maya Wernick, Voices Editor

September 30, 2017


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The varsity tennis team played Buckley and won 11-7. This improves their overall Liberty League record to 3-0. Last season the team finished second in the Liberty League playoff. Rachel Ferrera '18, a co-captain, attributes their win over Buckley on Wednesday, Sep. 27,  to the close conne...

Varsity volleyball places in Brentwood, Milken Tournaments

Varsity volleyball places in Brentwood, Milken Tournaments

By Cybele Zhang and Ella Frey

September 29, 2017


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Early morning games and determination on the court shapes the Archer varsity volleyball team. This week, the Panthers placed in two area tournaments, defeating schools from across Los Angeles. On Sep. 22 and 23, the varsity team competed in the Brentwood Tournament, hosted by Brentwood School. Archer...

Q&A with 2017-2018 varsity tennis captains: Rachel Ferrera, Elyse Pollack, Isabella Simanowitz

By Nelly Rouzroch, Multimedia Editor

September 22, 2017


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Entering into their final year on the team, seniors Rachel Ferrera, Elyse Pollack and Isabella Simanowitz are preparing to lead the varsity tennis team. The Oracle sat down with them to see how the season is shaping up and how their team has bonded. Watch the video above to see the full interview.

Athletics Department rebrands with new Artemis logo

Athletics Department rebrands with new Artemis logo

By Cat Oriel, News & Features Editor

September 20, 2017


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On Orientation Day, upper schoolers caught up with friends, learned about the year’s theme and met new students and teachers. But in addition, Head of School Elizabeth English personally introduced the student body to one new Archer — Meet Artemis. Artemis is the Greek goddess of the hunt, wild anim...

Q&A with 2017-2018 varsity volleyball captains: Rachael Boehm, Macoy Ohlbaum and Amelia Nathanson

Q&A with 2017-2018 varsity volleyball captains: Rachael Boehm, Macoy Ohlbaum and Amelia Nathanson

By Ella Frey and Maya Wernick

September 10, 2017


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What does being part of a family mean?  For Archer's varsity volleyball captains, Rachael Boehm '18,  Amelia Nathanson '20 and Macoy Ohlbaum '18, family epitomizes their work together both on and off the court — so they selected it as this season's theme. The Oracle sat down to find out more about...

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