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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...

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

By Nelly Rouzroch, Multimedia Editor

September 22, 2017


Filed under MULTIMEDIA, SPORTS

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


Filed under MULTIMEDIA, SPORTS

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...

11th Grade Arrow Week Photo Competition winner announced

11th Grade Arrow Week Photo Competition winner announced

By Cybele Zhang, Editor-in-Chief

September 19, 2017


Filed under MULTIMEDIA, NEWS

The Class of 2019 traveled to Washington on Sept. 9 for Arrow Week. The Oracle asked the juniors to submit their best photos from the trip for a chance to win a free dress day for their Arrow Week group. Rae Godfredsen '19 won for her photo, pictured both above and below. Her hiking group will be allowe...

Fall Outing Photo Competition winner announced

Fall Outing Photo Competition winner announced

By Cybele Zhang, Editor-in-Chief

September 19, 2017


Filed under MULTIMEDIA, NEWS

The Oracle hosts a tri-annual photo contest to find the best pictures from each Arrow Week, but this year the staff decided to introduce a new photography contest in addition for Fall Outing. The senior's Fall Outing began on Sep. 11, and they returned on Sep. 13. The 10th - 6th grade students' trips st...

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