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Walking in a Winter Wonderland: Archer celebrates holiday spirit in January

Walking in a Winter Wonderland: Archer celebrates holiday spirit in January

By Allie Worchell, Staff Writer

January 26, 2018

Ugly holiday sweaters, gingerbread houses, hot chocolate, latkes and boba were just a few of the attractions in this year's Winter Wonderland. The event was initially scheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 6, but was postponed due to the Skirball Fire. Although the winter holidays have now passed, students gathered in the courtyard on Friday, Jan. 19, to celebrate neverthe...

‘The Krokodiloes’ teach singing workshop to Archer a cappella groups

‘The Krokodiloes’ teach singing workshop to Archer a cappella groups

By Cat Oriel, News & Features Editor

January 20, 2018

It's not every day that twelve men in tuxedos visit Archer's campus to serenade a librarian and do backflips. After the Harvard Krokodiloes' performance on Friday, Jan. 12, where they sang to Head Librarian Stephanie Daehler on stage, the college students led a vocal workshop and gave a special ...

Breaking: The Arrow reopens in the new location

Breaking: The Arrow reopens in the new location

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By Nelly Rouzroch, Multimedia Editor

January 16, 2018

The Arrow, Archer's student run store, has re-opened after relocating to the former Eastern Star Gallery. Students can now walk into the store and browse through a variety of healthier options. For example, The Arrow has switched out Kraft's Mac & Cheese for Annie's Mac & Cheese, which is...

Exclusive: Harvard a cappella group ‘The Krokodiloes’ performs, shares stories

Exclusive: Harvard a cappella group ‘The Krokodiloes’ performs, shares stories

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By Nelly Rouzroch, Cat Oriel, Cybele Zhang, and Maya Wernick

January 15, 2018

The music of the Great American Songbook rang through the halls of Archer on Friday, Jan. 12. Harvard University's oldest a cappella group, The Krokodiloes, was performing at lunch for Archer students. The Krokodiloes were founded in 1946 and currently features 12 undergraduate students. The group...

Video: What are Archer girls grateful for?

Video: What are Archer girls grateful for?

By Nicki Rosenberg

December 12, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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