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Video: What are Archer girls grateful for?

Video: What are Archer girls grateful for?

By Nicki Rosenberg

December 12, 2017


Filed under MULTIMEDIA, SHOWCASE, WHIMSIES

During the holiday season, gratitude is a common theme at Archer. The above video shows students reflecting on what they are most grateful for, which include everything from dogs to the opportunity to attend Archer.  

Students tour classroom village

Students tour classroom village

By Ella Frey, Sport Editor

December 10, 2017


Filed under MULTIMEDIA, NEWS, SHOWCASE

As Archer girls finish their last finals and leave for three weeks of winter break, the school will undergo construction to expand facilities.  The Archer Forward Campus Master Plan will provide athletics, arts and classroom facilities. The video above is a tour of the campus village where students will have dance, English, fitn...

Commentary: Everything’s bigger in Texas…especially the football

Commentary: Everything’s bigger in Texas…especially the football

By Cybele Zhang, Editor-in-Chief

November 26, 2017


Filed under MULTIMEDIA, SPORTS, VOICES

I've seen my fair share of football games, but nothing could have prepared me for entering the cathedral that is Eagle Stadium. While in Dallas, I attended Allen High School's semi-final playoff game against nearby Hebron High School on Nov. 17. Friday night lights deep in the heart of Texas i...

Bat Boy: The Musical concludes as last Blackbox musical production

Bat Boy: The Musical concludes as last Blackbox musical production

By Maya Wernick, Voices Editor

November 22, 2017


Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, CULTURE, MULTIMEDIA

After four months, tears and one bat-boy, the final musical in the Blackbox has come to a close. Bat Boy: The Musical, which took place on Nov. 9 to 11, was especially emotional for the seniors, as it was their last chance to perform, sing and contribute to an Archer musical. Seniors Gemma Brand-Wolf...

Record Setting Weekend: Varsity volleyball wins first CIF-SS title in school history

Record Setting Weekend: Varsity volleyball wins first CIF-SS title in school history

By Cybele Zhang and Nelly Rouzroch

November 12, 2017


Filed under MULTIMEDIA, SPORTS

Panther suits, purple posters and screams filled the Cerritos College gym on Nov. 10. It's a day that will go down in Archer history. For the first time ever, the Panthers won a CIF-SS title. The varsity volleyball team defeated Foothill Technology to claim the CIF-SS Divison 7 Final. The Panthers...

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


Filed under MULTIMEDIA, SPORTS

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


Filed under MULTIMEDIA, SPORTS

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...

Column: The Most Spooktacular Holiday of Them All

Column: The Most Spooktacular Holiday of Them All

By Scarlet Levin, Columnist

October 26, 2017


Filed under COLUMNISTS, MULTIMEDIA, VOICES

I am a huge fan of holidays, and quite frankly, who isn't? From drinking a cup of ‘nog wrapped in a blanket around Christmas to listening to some Taylor Swift along with fireworks on July Fourth, holidays are a time of celebration, family (and friends!) and some much needed rest. However, one holiday stand...

Archer students share service passions at third annual Community Service Fair

Archer students share service passions at third annual Community Service Fair

By Maya Wernick, Voices Editor

October 23, 2017


Filed under MULTIMEDIA, NEWS

Although community service hours are no longer required, the 27 booths at the third annual community service fair highlighted Archer girls' continued passion for service. This year's fair on Friday, Oct. 20 featured booths, each run by at least one Archer student, which revolved around the different...

GSA, GEG, HEC collaborate to plan International Day of the Girl, Coming Out Day celebration

GSA, GEG, HEC collaborate to plan International Day of the Girl, Coming Out Day celebration

By Cat Oriel, News & Features Editor

October 15, 2017


Filed under MULTIMEDIA, NEWS

Archer girls celebrate International Day of the Girl annually, but each year the celebration looks a bit different than the last. This year, leaders of the Girls Empowering Girls Club, Honor Education Council and Gender Sexuality Alliance decided to celebrate the 29th annual National Coming Out Day in...

‘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


Filed under MULTIMEDIA, SPORTS

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...

Club Fair highlights student interests, promotes leadership

Club Fair highlights student interests, promotes leadership

By Cybele Zhang, Editor-in-Chief

October 1, 2017


Filed under MULTIMEDIA, NEWS

Once a year the courtyard fills with colorful posters, filled sign-up lists, tasty treats and joyous cheers. It can only mean one event: the Club Fair. This year, students gathered in the courtyard at lunch on Friday, Sep. 22, to showcase student-run clubs. Many clubs are continuations of previously...

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