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Virtual graduation ceremony, surprise performance creates ‘gratitude’ among graduates

Seniors, also known as the

By Vaughan Anoa'i and Nyah Fernandez

June 8, 2020

As the soon-to-be graduates and family members took their seats, Archer's class of 2020, the Girls on Fire, dressed in their formal graduation attire with flower wreaths on top of their heads, now prepared to close this chapter of their lives and start anew. However, families and graduates were n...

Archer sixth grader Yasmine Haddad shares global insight on COVID-19

This screenshot is from the title screen of sixth grader Yasmine Haddad's video about how children around the world are impacted by COVID-19.

By Nyah Fernandez, Multimedia Editor

May 31, 2020

Sixth grader Yasmine Haddad knew how she was being impacted by the novel coronavirus, but she wondered how other children around the world felt. To find an answer, she completed a project where she interviewed children around the world to see how COVID-19 has impacted their lives. On Jan. 31, 2020, Pres...

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...

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