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The Pitch

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The Pitch

The pinnacle of Falcon journalism

The Pitch

The dancers of Fogo na Roupa brought joy to the room as they danced on stage, hands in the air with giant, welcoming smiles.

BIPOC student art exhibition amplifies minority voices

Corina Karr, In-Depth Editor March 31, 2022

On Friday, Mar. 25, AWHS’ Students Taking Action Against Racism (STAAR) leadership class hosted its first Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) annual student art exhibition in the AWHS student...

Barnaby Payne will take on the role of principal of Redwood High School after working as principal at two schools in the San Francisco School District. (Photo courtesy of Stanford University)

Redwood High School selects new principal for upcoming school year

Mia DeNunzio, Junior Copy Editor March 31, 2022

On Tuesday, Mar. 2, a press release from the Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) announced that Redwood High School has selected Barnaby Owen Payne as the next principal after current principal...

Three students, two unmasked and one masked, collaborate on a science assignment.

Mask mandate removal met with enthusiasm among Archie Williams community

Charlie Gaebe March 22, 2022

California’s state-wide public school mask mandate was officially terminated Saturday, Mar. 12, and replaced with a “strong recommendation” from state health officials. The first week of school after...

A poster in the halls advertises the Spring Fling and different days of Spirit Week.

Student guide to the Spring Fling

Mia DeNunzio, Junior Copy Editor March 16, 2022

This Friday, Mar. 18, the first dance at AWHS since the 2019 Winter Formal will be held. The “Spring Fling” will take place on the baseball field from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Entry is free to all students...

AWHS’ new all gender restroom in the second corridor will provide dispensers for menstrual products.

The addition of vape detectors and menstrual products to restrooms

Georgia Schroeder, Copy Editor March 10, 2022

As of Jan. 2022, the AWHS administration, in collaboration with the Central Marin Police Department (CMPD), has applied for a grant to receive funding for the installation of vape detectors in all student...

Students in Doc Wing’s Living Earth class gather while masked in class prior to the mask mandate lift.

AWHS community grapples with lift of mask mandate

Corina Karr, In-Depth Editor March 10, 2022

On Mar. 14, TUHSD’s mask mandate will be lifted for the first time since 2020, with masks strongly recommended rather than a mandate. While many students and teachers are excited to set aside their masks,...

ASB students Aubri Ana Koren (left) and Ava Gaughan (right) cut the ribbon, opening AWHSs new gender neutral bathroom.

Ribbon-cutting celebrates first designated all-gender bathroom

Neve Marin Rue Galmarini, Student Voice and Polls Editor March 8, 2022

Monday, Mar. 7, AWHS celebrated the opening of the school’s first official  gender-neutral bathroom, located in the second corridor. Marked by a ribbon-cutting ceremony, the opening of the gender-neutral...

A poster indicates the opening of the gender-neutral bathroom, located in the second corridor by room 222.

AWHS installs gender-neutral bathroom

Avery Josephs and Delaney Fair March 6, 2022

On Monday, Mar. 7, AWHS Peer Resource (PR) opened a gender-neutral bathroom in place of the women's bathroom located in the second corridor near room 222. Detailed in fliers posted in the corriders of...

TUHSD follows the California government’s decision to lift the mask mandate in public schools

Chloe Levenson March 3, 2022

On Feb. 28 at 5:30 p.m., Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) announced that the current mask mandate requiring all students and staff to wear masks indoors will be lifted on Mar. 14. Detailed...

Students engage in a game in which they sing songs by Black artists on a spinning wheel.

STAAR puts on Black History Month lunchtime event

Mia DeNunzio, Junior Copy Editor February 20, 2022

Students Taking Action for Anti-Racism (STAAR), an AWHS leadership elective, held an event for Black History Month during lunch on Friday, Feb. 18. The event, held on the AWHS baseball field, included...

David Gutfeld’s 6th-period class works on a project, fully in person without zoom.

Goodbye, Zoom: Remote learning ends as Omicron cases plummet

Avery Josephs February 18, 2022

Due to an influx in cases of the new Omicron COVID-19 variant, AWHS required its teachers to allow sick or cautious students to join class on Zoom for the month of January after Winter Break. Despite the...

Students are influenced to choose classes for college rather than putting interests first.

College pressures influence high school student course selections

Ila Rees February 11, 2022

As the due date for 2022-23 school year course decisions rolls around on Feb. 11, Archie Williams High School (AWHS) students are making the finishing touches to their class selections for the upcoming...

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