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Gift Ideas for your family and friends for $50 or less

Colorful presents waiting to be opened! Image Free for public sharing.

By Siena Deck

December 12, 2014

This holiday get your parents, siblings and BFF something meaningful that won't break the piggy bank.  Read More »...

Archer by the Numbers

THE MAYPOLE is put up on May 1 every year by the senior class, and sixth graders weave the ribbons together in the Maypole Dance on Moving Up Day.  The tradition of the Archer maypole dates back to the days when the women from the Eastern Star home inhabited these halls and an anonymous neighbor erected it for them each year. 
Photographer: Daniel In

By Sydney Stone

December 12, 2014

The Oracle surveyed 177 students for their favorite core subjects, favorite art forms and what sports they played — the remainder was determined with individual interviews. Enjoy! Correction: The number of Archer graduates since the first graduating class in 2001 has been corrected from 859 ...

6 Study Tools to Help You Get Through Finals

A Stack of Books.  Made by Sarah Wagner '16 with Piktochart.

By Sarah Wagner

December 11, 2014

Are you struggling to stop procrastinating? Finding it hard to concentrate in total silence? These tools may be helpful to you.  To go to the websites mentioned, just click on the pictures from their sites. Read More »...

Top 3 Stay-cation Spots: 2014

Top 3 Stay-cation Spots: 2014

By Helena Heslov

December 4, 2014

Many Archer girls may want to spend time with their families and friends during the holidays, but don't want to venture out of town. Why not travel to a local getaway near Los Angeles? Read More »...

5 Things to Get Excited About for Winter Break

5 Things to Get Excited About for Winter Break

By Sarah Wagner

December 4, 2014

The three weeks between Thanksgiving break and winter break can be stressful because of the pressure to finish strong and study for finals — there's absolutely nothing wrong with looking ahead a few weeks to another longer time of relaxation. Read More »...

How Archer Girls Spend Thanksgiving

How Archer Girls Spend Thanksgiving

By Sarah Wagner

November 20, 2014

The Oracle surveyed the student body about their Thanksgiving plans— the following data is from the 143 responses received. ...

Gallery: Students Celebrate Halloween at School

Seventh grade advisors Caitlin Duffy, Kari Morioka, Jerilyn Joel and Beth Gold all dressed as characters from Mario Kart. Photographer: Syd Stone '16

By Sydney Stone

November 18, 2014

Here are some photos from the Halloween carnival and surrounding festivities.  

Halloween by the numbers

Graphic created by Syd Stone '16.

By Sydney Stone

October 27, 2014

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

Shishi Shomloo '15 captures moments from her grade's Senior Retreat. Photographer: Shishi Shomloo '15

By Sydney Stone

October 13, 2014

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

7th grade adventurers hike above Armstrong Canyon.  Photographer: Stefanie Daehler

By Sydney Stone

May 19, 2014

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

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 »...

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