The Oracle

Photo Essay: Through the eyes of Addison Lee

Seniors Norah Adler and Addison Lee at the Global Climate Strike earlier this school year.

By Celeste Ramirez, Multimedia Editor

May 21, 2020

This photo essay is a part of the Oracle photo essay series called “Through the eyes of.” This series features students, faculty and staff at Archer and uses photo, audio and video to depict their individual experience at Archer. This particular photo essay uses text, images and video.  Last year, ju...

Take a walk: Archer community during social distancing

Take a walk: Archer community during social distancing

By Celeste Ramirez and Allie Worchell

April 27, 2020

Since the implementation of mandatory stay-at-home orders through May 15 and Archer's shift to remote learning, many community members are spending more time at home than ever before. Walking outside, which is permitted by city orders, has become one of the main ways that students, faculty and staff ge...

Photo gallery: COVID-19 closures

The Santa Monica Pier has fencing for 18 blocks along Ocean Avenue, and there are signs at the entrances of the paths saying that nobody can pass. The pier was built in 1909 and has never been fully closed. Many businesses that Archer girls frequent are closed during this time.

By Sabrina Kim

April 23, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has temporarily shuttered many businesses around the country, including those near Archer. The signs that businesses have posted to announce their closures had various ways of sharing the changes to their businesses. They all had similar messages wishing their customers safety ...

Saddle up: Equestrian members leave their hoof-print on athletics program

Emma London '21 and her horse jump over a fence during one of their shows this past season. The equestrian team participates in the Interscholastic Equestrain League, better known as the ECL.

By Vaughan Anoa'i and Nyah Fernandez

March 22, 2020

As freshman Lucy Lassman gathered her saddle, blanket, bridle, helmet, safety stirrups and tendon boots, she was ready to hit the course and begin her equestrian show. But, just one thing was missing: her pony, Wall-E. Once he was properly prepared and attended to, Lassman was finally ready to per...

#WhoWeAre: The faces behind the Oracle reflect on scholastic journalism

#WhoWeAre: The faces behind the Oracle reflect on scholastic journalism

By Molly Goldberg, London Sinclair, and Avery Fox

February 28, 2020

“Big Questions, Big Results” is this year’s theme for Scholastic Journalism Week. #WhoWeAre is the theme for this Friday, Feb. 26, showing the students and faces behind scholastic journalism and why students chose to participate in scholastic journalism.  The video above showcases staff writers ...

#press4education: Community weighs in on press freedom

Oracle staff members' press passes. Each student wears a press pass when covering events to separate themselves as student reporters.

By Chloe Fidler, Vaughan Anoa'i, Allie Worchell, and Grace Doyle

February 27, 2020

"Big Questions, Big Results" is this year's theme for Scholastic Journalism Week. #Press4education is the topic for this Thursday, Feb. 25. highlighting the importance of scholastic journalism with the Society of Professional Journalists. The video above showcases students and their opinions regardi...

Signed, sealed, delivered: Senior Andrea Campos-Ralston signs letter of intent, commits to play Division I volleyball

Senior Andrea Campos-Ralston signs her National Letter of Intent to play Division I volleyball at Villanova University. In order to earn this opportunity, Campos said she had to make sacrifices but believes volleyball has helped her learn how to be a leader. She is

By Rio Hundley, Sports Editor

December 21, 2019

With her longtime coach Lainey Gera and her parents at her side, Andrea Campos-Ralston signed her National Letter of Intent on Monday, Nov. 11. From the amphitheater's stands, other Archer students watched and filmed the event. Archer Athletics Director Kim Smith invited the community to witness the...

Photo Essay: Through the eyes of Kimberly Tuxpan

Senior Kimberly Tuxpan does homework in the library. This photo essay shows daily life at Archer through the eyes of Tuxpan, who has been at Archer since the sixth grade.

By Celeste Ramirez, Multimedia Editor

December 6, 2019

This photo essay is the first of a new series called "Through the eyes of." This series will feature students, faculty and staff at Archer and use photo, audio and video to depict their individual experience at Archer. This essay uses images paired with audio. Senior Kimberly Tuxpan sits at a whe...

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