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The pinnacle of Falcon journalism

The Pitch

The pinnacle of Falcon journalism

The Pitch

California senator Alex Padilla [D] speaks with California governor Gavin Newsom [D]. In the 2022 midterm election, both of these candidates won re-election.

California voters continue Democratic voting patterns

Lucas Gallagher, Reporter November 17, 2022

During the midterm election held on the week of Nov. 8, the California electorate voted on various propositions and elected positions. As poll workers counted ballots through Nov. 9, most outcomes,...

Rainbow fentanyl has been found in pill, chalk and powder form.

Fentanyl takes multi-colored turn with “rainbow fentanyl”

Although fentanyl is not new to the illicit drug scene, health experts have expressed concerns over a new manifestation of this deadly drug. A new pill dubbed “rainbow fentanyl” due to its unique...

The media release from the Mill Valley Police Department overviews the events that took place during the evening of Nov. 5.

High school party in Mill Valley ends violently

Ella Furuichi, Reporter November 10, 2022

The Mill Valley Police Department sent out a surprising media release on Sunday, Nov 6. regarding a disruptive party the previous evening. The release explained how the Mill Valley Police Department dispatched...

Water from a main water break on Brookside Dr. and Roble Crt. trickles into a nearby gutter.

Water main break on Brookside Dr. causes minor street flooding

Henry Pratt, Editor-in-Chief November 5, 2022

At approximately 4:45 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 5, workers from the Marin Municipal Water District (MMWD) responded to a call regarding a water main break next to the intersection of Brookside Dr. and Roble...

Parents, teachers and students attend STAARs Día de los Muertos event.

STAAR welcomes all, living and dead, to Día De los Muertos celebration

Jasmin Desruisseau and Greek Feeney November 5, 2022

On Tuesday, Nov. 1, the Students Taking Action for Anti-Racism (STAAR) program at Archie Williams held a celebration in the student center for the Latine holiday Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead)....

Team students pose for a photo as they enter Ansel Adams wilderness, named after the famous photographer

“We slayed backpacking”: hiking expedition unites Team program

Ella Furuichi, Reporter October 24, 2022

In the early morning of Wednesday, Sept. 21, the Archie Williams Team program arrived at the Devonshire parking lot, preparing to depart for their first backpacking trip of the 2022-2023 school year. Little...

A fence separates San Anselmo Avenue from the Creek Park picnic area.

Creek Park Plaza closure evokes protests from San Anselmo residents

Brynn Galaich, Reporter October 22, 2022

The Marin County Flood and Water District has decided to close off a prominent dining area in the middle of San Anselmo, formally referred to as the Creek Park Plaza. Officials made this decision after...

Video of physical altercation between Redwood student and teacher spreads across social media

Ella Furuichi, Reporter October 22, 2022

On Oct. 20, at approximately 11:30 a.m., a confrontation between a student and teacher turned violent at Redwood High School. Officers from the Central Marin Police Department arrested the student...

 Workers operate construction vehicles on the Memorial Park Baseball and Softball field.

Inside Memorial Park’s renovation project

Ben Luka Sheddrick and Charlie Fee October 21, 2022

The town of San Anselmo officially began construction on the Athletic Fields Renovation Project of Memorial Park on Sept. 6, 2022. The renovations aim to increase the quality of the fields used by...

Co- Senior class president Micah Sher and ASB Vice President Lucy Hinkleman enter the rally on bike.

Homecoming spirit week brings candy-themed fun to AWHS

Ella Furuichi and Ava Alsterlind October 17, 2022

The first week of October served up high-energy Falcon spirit with AWHS’ Homecoming Spirit Week. In preparation for the first Homecoming dance since the fall of 2019, ASB prepared a week of spirited...

Cafeteria line piles up at the two open doors closest to the hallways.

Students and staff express frustration with canteen chaos

James Gregor, Reporter October 11, 2022

The AWHS cafeteria has made recent changes to lunch service in the canteen. Students and staff members alike express frustration regarding the new, state mandated, ID machine system. California state...

Students of all grade levels crowd the dance floor during Fridays Homecoming dance.

Homecoming Dance sets high expectations for future school events

Ben Luka Sheddrick and Charlie Fee October 11, 2022

AWHS hosted its first Homecoming Dance since 2019 on Friday, Oct. 7. The Candyland-themed dance took place from 7-10p.m. in the main and small gymnasiums. In the spirit of the candy-themed dance, AWHS...

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