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The pinnacle of Falcon journalism

The Pitch

Mary Buchanan assists student with their Chemistry work.

Farewell to three beloved teachers, traveling into the next chapter of their lives

Corina Karr, In-Depth Editor June 11, 2022

As summer approaches, three AWHS teachers are spending their last few months in their classrooms. Mary Buchanan, Valerie Wynn, and Susan Fox have all made the decision to retire at the end of the 2021-2022...

Kyle Ford as a freshman, 2018. Photo courtesy of Kyle Ford

Seniors offer advice to underclassmen on school, social life, and self-care

Charlie Gaebe June 10, 2022

The transition from middle to high school can be a turbulent period for some underclassmen, especially without any guidance. Luckily, our seniors are willing to share some of the knowledge they’ve picked...

AWHS freshman Paige Murphy pies Luca Genovese after the home run derby.

Beach Themed spring rally generates school spirit

Genevieve Peterson, Staff Writer June 1, 2022

On Friday, May 20, beach-attired students gathered on the Falcon football field for the second rally of the year after a long hiatus from any events organized by Associated Student Body (ASB). This...

Two students of chemistry teacher Dr. Gelers collaborate on a class assignment while the rest of the class works outside.

AWHS administrators search for new chemistry teachers

Avery Josephs May 26, 2022

As two out of three AWHS chemistry teachers set plans for their retirement, administrators find themselves in a familiar situation: hiring new teachers. Every year, the AWHS administration sorts through...

Two Marin Municipal Water District workers dig up mud at the AWHS Saunders parking lot entrance.

Underground water leak lifts up Saunders Ave., causes traffic backup

Corina Karr, In-Depth Editor April 28, 2022

On the morning of Thursday, April 28, a main break on the water main line of the pipe system on Sir Francis Drake Blvd. (SFD) lifted up part of Saunders Ave, the street running alongside AWHS. The Marin...

Senior James Worthington makes pancakes for other students, showcasing an electric burner.

SEA-DISC holds event in celebration of Earth Day

Ila Rees and Avery Josephs April 28, 2022

Thursday, April 21, AWHS’ Students of the Environment Academy - Doing Integrated Studies Curricula (SEA-DISC) upperclassman academy held Earth Day celebrations at the senior tree during lunch, in collaboration...

The Ross Fire Department, in cooperation with the Kentfield Fire Protection Service and Marin Wildfire Prevention Authority, will be running the Defensible Space Evaluations starting on the week of April 18. The evaluation will be for homes in the Ross and Kentfield areas.

Defensible space evaluations to begin soon in Kentfield and Ross

Chloe Levenson April 17, 2022

On Tuesday, April 12, 2022, the Ross Valley Fire Department issued a press release stating that defensible space evaluations, an evaluation for fire safety on one’s property, in Kentfield and Ross will...

MaryBuchanan, the new adviser for Wing’s third period Living Earth class, works with students on a disease project.

Michael Wing leaves teaching position after tumor diagnosis

Kyra Featherstone and Ila Rees April 15, 2022

AWHS Chemistry and Living Earth teacher Michael (Doc) Wing has been diagnosed with a tumor in his neck, and will be taking the rest of the 2021-2022 school year off to focus on his health. As a result,...

Construction signs redirect drivers away from the sinkhole on Center Boulevard towards Bridge Avenue in Downtown San Anselmo.

Center Boulevard Bridge succumbs to sinkhole

Jasmin Desruisseau, News and Spanish Editor April 15, 2022

On Monday, April 11, at approximately 4 p.m, part of the Center Boulevard Bridge in downtown San Anselmo caved into an unexpected sinkhole. Parts of Center Boulevard closely surrounding the bridge were...

A note taped on the door of the outside of Fradelizo’s announcing their temporary closure due to fire in between a wall bordering neighboring business Bah mi Bah.

Fire in wall between Fradelizo’s and Bah Mi Ba halts service

Corina Karr, In-Depth Editor April 14, 2022

An electrical fire sparked around 2:30 p.m., on Thursday, Apr. 14, at one Bolinas Rd. in the wall between the restaurants Fradelizio's and Bah Mi Ba. The fire was deemed "under control" as of 3:14 p.m.,...

AWHS math teacher Mr. Wronski teaches Ms. Perez’s former students in first-period Geometry.

Math teacher Adriana Perez surrenders teaching position, cites health reasons

Delaney Fair and Avery Josephs April 4, 2022

On Thursday, Mar. 17, AWHS math teacher Adriana Perez announced that she will be on sick leave for the remainder of the 2021-2022 school year. A school board meeting on Tuesday, Mar. 22, discussed finding...

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