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Exclusive: Middle school students organize Archer’s #NationalSchoolWalkout

Exclusive: Middle school students organize Archer’s #NationalSchoolWalkout

By Grace Dieveney, Staff Writer

April 21, 2018


Filed under MULTIMEDIA, NEWS, SHOWCASE

Horns honking, girls screaming and passers-by cheering along Sunset Boulevard were some of the noises heard at the #NationalSchoolWalkout on Apr. 20. Eighth grade students Hailey Hubbard, Marley Mills and Presley Sacavitch led organizing Archer's participation in the National School Walkout, a protest that remembers the ...

Student council presents third annual Archella

Student council presents third annual Archella

By Molly Goldberg, Staff Writer

April 19, 2018


Filed under MULTIMEDIA, NEWS

For students that couldn’t make it to the desert last weekend, Archer's student council brought Coachella to them. On Friday, Apr. 13, student organizers held the third annual "Archella" in the courtyard during lunch. Student council organized Coachella themed activities including performances, ...

Class of 2018 continues One Book tradition, celebrates ‘The Little Prince’

Class of 2018 continues One Book tradition, celebrates ‘The Little Prince’

By Cat Oriel, News & Featured Editor

April 15, 2018


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In Dean of Students Jenn Babin's weekly email sent out on Sunday, Apr. 8, the usual Tuesday X-block was replaced by an advisory to complete a "LPOB survey." Although students were unsure what the survey was, they arrived in their respective advisories ready to tackle the activity. On Tuesday, Apr....

Biennial One Book celebration brings ‘The Little Prince’ to life

Biennial One Book celebration brings ‘The Little Prince’ to life

By Cat Oriel, News & Features Editor

April 11, 2018


Filed under MULTIMEDIA, NEWS

The Class of 2018 commenced the biennial One Book tradition with a surprise kickoff celebration in the courtyard on Tuesday, Apr. 10. Watch the video above and look through the photo gallery below to see more from the event. Full story to follow. 

9th grade Arrow Week photo competition winner announced

9th grade Arrow Week photo competition winner announced

By Cybele Zhang, Editor-in-Chief

April 9, 2018


Filed under MULTIMEDIA, NEWS

While the rest of the student body attended regularly scheduled classes, the Class of 2021 traversed the Arizona wilderness. The freshman class participated in the annual Arrow Week expedition from Mar. 16 to 23. The grade flew to Tucson, Arizona, then departed in smaller trail groups to backpack throug...

Video: Archer reflects on National Walkout Day

Video: Archer reflects on National Walkout Day

By Nelly Rouzroch, Multimedia Editor

March 23, 2018


Filed under MULTIMEDIA, NEWS

"Never again" and "Hey hey, ho, ho, the NRA has got to go" were some of the chants heard as Archer girls marched up and down Sunset Boulevard on Wednesday, Mar. 14,  during the National Walkout. The video above documents events from that day and student and faculty perspectives....

12th annual ‘Literature & …’ Conference brings high school students together, broadens perspectives

12th annual ‘Literature & …’ Conference brings high school students together, broadens perspectives

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By Nicki Rosenberg, Staff Writer

March 23, 2018


Filed under MULTIMEDIA, NEWS

Students from 14 schools around Los Angeles came together to analyze and share literature and other creative pieces during Archer's annual Literature & ... Conference on Mar. 15. For the past 12 years, Archer has invited high schoolers to submit their work to be reviewed and selected for the c...

Students participate in unplanned walkout during #ENOUGH National Walkout

Students participate in unplanned walkout during #ENOUGH National Walkout

By Cat Oriel, News & Features Editor

March 20, 2018


Filed under NEWS

Archer's participation in the #ENOUGH National School Walkout on Wednesday, Mar. 14 did not exactly go according to plan. Initially, the student leaders on Archer's Walkout Leadership Committee organized 17 minutes of silence in remembrance of each victim of the Majory Stoneman Douglas High School sho...

HEARTbeats Club hosts fundraiser to support domestic abuse victims

HEARTbeats Club hosts fundraiser to support domestic abuse victims

By Kamryn Bellamy, Staff Writer

March 16, 2018


Filed under NEWS

Following Valentine's Day, the courtyard filled with cupcakes, cookies and brownies for a cause. Archer's HEARTbeats Club held a bake sale to raise money for the Violence Protection Program during lunch in the Courtyard on Thursday, Feb. 15. HEART is an acronym for "Helping Ease Abuse-Related Trauma." ...

Retired Oxford professor Martin Speight presents on biodiversity

Retired Oxford professor Martin Speight presents on biodiversity

By Grace Dieveney, Staff Writer

March 16, 2018


Filed under NEWS

According to Merriam Webster, "biodiversity" is biological diversity in an environment as indicated by numbers of different species of plants and animals. Martin Speight, a retired professor from St. Anne's College at Oxford University, presented to Archer girls about biodiversity at lunch on Monday, Feb. 12....

Freshman win Spirit Week dance competition

Freshman win Spirit Week dance competition

By Nelly Rouzroch, Multimedia Editor

March 14, 2018


Filed under MULTIMEDIA, NEWS

"P-I-N-K — we can beat you any day," dancers from Class of 2021 shouted. On Friday, March 9, middle schoolers, high schoolers and faculty watched the annual Spirit Week dance competition in the courtyard. Every March, student council hosts Spirit Week — a week filled with daily themed co...

Livestream: Community participates in #Enough National School Walkout

Livestream: Community participates in #Enough National School Walkout

By Oracle Editorial Board

March 14, 2018


Filed under MULTIMEDIA, NEWS

The feed can be viewed here. It will go live on March 14 at 10 a.m. Correction (Mar. 14, 5:08 pm): The original version of this article included an alternate link, which did not work due to technical difficulties. An alternate livestream via Facebook is now linked. ...

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