The Oracle

Halloween by the numbers

Halloween by the numbers

By Sydney Stone

October 27, 2014


Filed under VOICES, WHIMSIES

The Oracle surveyed the entire Archer community about their Halloween habits and received 292 responses through Google forms. The additional information was obtained through an informal interview with Luke Robertson, one of the Student Council advisors. Read More »...

Shomloo Captures Senior Retreat in Photographs

Shomloo Captures Senior Retreat in Photographs

By Sydney Stone

October 13, 2014


Filed under MULTIMEDIA, VOICES, WHIMSIES

The senior class went to the Channel Islands for their retreat on Sept. 17. The two-night retreat consisted of hiking, kayaking and team building. For more information on Fall Outing and the Senior Retreat, click here. Below is a gallery of images taken by Shishi Shomloo '15. Featured Imag...

Daehler Shares Photos From 7th Grade Arrow Week

Daehler Shares Photos From 7th Grade Arrow Week

By Sydney Stone

May 19, 2014


Filed under MULTIMEDIA, VOICES, WHIMSIES

The 7th graders recently returned from Arrow Week in Utah on May 2 with a surplus of memories, scabs, dirty laundry and, of course, photos.  Head Librarian Stefanie Daehler went on the trip as a faculty adviser and shared some of her favorite moments from the trip. Click on an image below to begin...

5 Tips to Survive May

5 Tips to Survive May

By Kayry Gonzalez

May 1, 2014


Filed under LISTS, VOICES, WHIMSIES

It's the beginning of May and the yearning for June begins. There are only four Mondays left in the 2013-2014 school year, yet students still long for June 5 when they can yell, "School's out, scream and shout!" However, now is not the time. Not yet. Read More »...

DMV Tips for Success from a Permit Test Failure

DMV Tips for Success from a Permit Test Failure

By Beatrix Rowland

April 30, 2014


Filed under VOICES, WHIMSIES

Want to pass your permit test with flying colors? Use these tips for success; they are guaranteed to help you pass. Read More »...

3 LA Hotspots To Beat Your Weekend Blues

3 LA Hotspots To Beat Your Weekend Blues

By Helena Heslov

April 29, 2014


Filed under LISTS, VOICES, WHIMSIES

Do you ever find yourself with no weekend plans besides watching Netflix at home? Try something new next time and visit one of LA's hotspots for a memorable day out. Read More »...

Sophomore Writes ‘Punny’ Review of ‘Divergent’

Sophomore Writes ‘Punny’ Review of ‘Divergent’

By Marcela Riddick

April 25, 2014


Filed under VOICES, WHIMSIES

Haley Cohen '16 loves puns. Her recent review of the movie “Divergent" is sure to make you laugh. Thank you Haley for your contribution to the Oracle! Read More »...

Archer Email Tests Patience

Archer Email Tests Patience

By Sara Seaman

April 10, 2014


Filed under VOICES, WHIMSIES

Finally collapsing onto my bed after a long day in March— the month of sleepless nights and early mornings—I sit up to painfully begin the piles of work due tomorrow. Read More »...

Student Art: Deep Waters

Student Art: Deep Waters

By Sara Seaman

April 9, 2014


Filed under MULTIMEDIA, VOICES, WHIMSIES

 Drawn by Sara Seaman '16.  ...

Creative Writing Class Publishes Winter Edition of ‘Pillars of Salt’

Creative Writing Class Publishes Winter Edition of ‘Pillars of Salt’

By Sydney Stone

March 20, 2014


Filed under VOICES, WHIMSIES

Archer's Literary Magazine "Pillars of Salt" publishes incredible student work twice a year.  The creative writing class assembles this collection of poetry, prose, fiction, photography, drawing, images of ceramics, painting, and other student work. This year's winter literary magazine was just released...

Flappy Bird— The Trend With an End

Flappy Bird— The Trend With an End

By Kayry Gonzalez

February 20, 2014


Filed under VOICES, WHIMSIES

“Nooooooooooooo!” Screams fill the hallway as the cursed Flappy Bird crashes into a pipe and falls to the ground. The words “Game Over” flash on the screen. This is not the first time a game epidemic has swept over the minds of smartphone users, but for the first time, the fever dissipated a...

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