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Clubs present ‘Express Yourself: A Celebration of Identity, Intersectionality’

Clubs present ‘Express Yourself: A Celebration of Identity, Intersectionality’

By Allie Worchell and Rio Hundley

October 13, 2018


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

Pride flags, stickers and music abounded in the courtyard in celebration of International Day of the Girl and National Coming Out Day.  The event took place on Friday, Oct. 12 and was hosted by the I Am Club, GEG (Girls Empowering Girls), StuCO (Student Council), GSA (Gay Straight Alliance), and HEC...

Student Store Board puts ‘hard work on display’ at Snack Shack opening

Student Store Board puts ‘hard work on display’ at Snack Shack opening

By Liz Haltrecht and Celeste Ramirez

October 11, 2018


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

Middle and upper school students alike lined up to attend the opening of the Snack Shack in the Village at lunch on Thursday, Oct. 11. This year, the Snack Shack is carrying new items including Skinny Pop and dried apples. Yassi Soufer '19, who has a role in Human Resources, said she was excited to...

Congressional candidate Kendra Horn speaks about female political empowerment

Congressional candidate Kendra Horn speaks about female political empowerment

By Ella Frey and Amelia Stone

October 9, 2018


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

Students gathered in the Rose Room on Oct. 9 to hear Kendra Horn, the Democratic nominee for the 5th Congressional District in Oklahoma, speak about the role of women in politics and her political journey. Horn is running to be the third woman to be from Oklahoma on the United States Congress. Accor...

Students attend first day of clubs

Students attend first day of clubs

By Nicki Rosenberg and Emma London

October 8, 2018


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

As Archer enters its fourth week back at school, new and returning students alike are getting involved within the community.  Friday, Oct. 5 was the annual club fair, an event which allowed students to promote and join more than 40 student-run clubs. Today was the first day students could attend cl...

No NOLS for now: 11th Grade Arrow Week rescheduled due to Pacific Northwest fires

No NOLS for now: 11th Grade Arrow Week rescheduled due to Pacific Northwest fires

By Ella Frey, News & Features Editor

September 30, 2018


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

With summer break nearing an end, 11th grade students planned to trade flip flops and towels for hiking boots and warm layers. However, fires in the Pacific Northwest [PNW] prevented students from embarking on their final Archer-affiliated Arrow Week trip. The trip has since been rescheduled for August...

Class of 2018 graduates Archer

Class of 2018 graduates Archer

By Anna Brodsky, Editor-in-Chief

June 1, 2018


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

Donning white dresses or suits and flower crowns, the Class of 2018 graduated on Saturday, May 26. Though, in past years, both the senior recognition ceremony and the commencement ceremony have been held on Archer's sport court, the Archer Forward construction plan rendered the space unusable this...

Students wrap up research at annual STEM Symposium

Students wrap up research at annual STEM Symposium

By Grace Dieveney, Staff Writer

May 24, 2018


Filed under NEWS

Students from Archer and other Los Angeles area high schools who had completed independent research presented their findings and received various awards at Archer's annual Stem Symposium on Saturday, May 19. Archer alumna and SpaceX engineer Lauren Lyons kicked off the symposium with a talk a...

Archer holds first senior vs. faculty relay race in place of annual kickball game

Archer holds first senior vs. faculty relay race in place of annual kickball game

By Allie Worchell, Staff Writer

May 14, 2018


Filed under NEWS

Blasting music could be heard from all corners of the courtyard as members of the senior class and faculty prepared to compete in the first-ever Senior vs. Faculty Relay Race. Due to construction in the backfield, there was no longer a space to hold the annual senior vs. faculty kickball game. T...

Exclusive: Q&A with incoming Class Body President Juliet Youssef ’19

Exclusive: Q&A with incoming Class Body President Juliet Youssef ’19

By Ella Frey, Sports Editor

May 10, 2018


Filed under NEWS

Senior Juliet Youssef first heard she won the election for 2018-2019 Student Body President as she cheered on her varsity swim teammates at the Liberty League Championship on May 4. The Oracle sat down with Youssef to discuss her journey to being elected president and her plans for next school ...

Anna Brodsky ’20 ends Archer’s speech drought, qualifies for state championship tournament

Anna Brodsky ’20 ends Archer’s speech drought, qualifies for state championship tournament

By Cybele Zhang, Editor-in-Chief

May 4, 2018


Filed under NEWS

In a tense political climate like modern America, is it important to partake in bipartisan political discourse? For Anna Brodsky '20, the answer is an emphatic yes. Brodsky tackled this topic in her original oratory speech, which qualified her for the California High School Speech Association's 61st Sta...

7th grade Arrow Week photo competition winner announced

7th grade Arrow Week photo competition winner announced

By Cybele Zhang, Editor-in-Chief

May 3, 2018


Filed under MULTIMEDIA, NEWS

Hidden in the golden slot canyons and cryptobiotic soil of Utah, the Class of 2023 trekked through the southern Utah wilderness from April 20 to 27. Seventh grade students participated in the annual Arrow Week expedition fled by the National Outdoor Leadership School [NOLS]. The grade flew to Salt La...

‘We call B.S.:’ Student organized rally calls for advocacy, gun legislation reform

‘We call B.S.:’ Student organized rally calls for advocacy, gun legislation reform

By Allie Worchell, Staff Writer

May 3, 2018


Filed under NEWS

“No thoughts, no prayers. More policy, more change.”  These words echoed throughout the student-led rally against gun violence at Santa Monica City Hall on Friday, April 20 — the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting. Nearly a thousand students gathered in Santa Monica for the protest and participated in...

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