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Archie Williams Dance Troupe makes their grand entrance to the tune of Emperors March.

Spirit Day Five: final rally for 2023 seniors

Noah Stuart, Reporter May 3, 2023

To end the Prom Spirit Week, Archie Williams hosted an indoor rally with a black light theme. It included performances from the Dance Troupe, unique skits from the Baseball team, and presentations on alcohol...

AWHS senior Dimitri Spielman celebrates Thursdays Moana Day with style.

Spirit Day Four: Moana

Jack Evans, Cub Print Student Voice Editor April 29, 2023

On Thursday, April 27, Archie Williams students neared the end of Prom Spirit week by celebrating “Moana Day”. On this day, students dressed to impress with their best beach themed outfit. The day...

Senior Elinori Guidinger putters his way to his seventh period class during Tuesdays Happy Gilmore Day.

Spirit Day Two: Happy Gilmore

Jasmin Desruisseau, Editor-In-Chief April 27, 2023

After a day of cozy wear, Archie Williams students came to school Tuesday dressed in golf outfits in celebration of Happy Gilmore Day. Keeping with the 2023 Prom theme A Night at the Oscars, ASB named...

Sophomore James Clark, decked out in his red plaid PJs, shows off his school spirit during Breakfast Club Day.

Spirit Week Day One: Breakfast Club Day

Ella Furuichi, News Editor April 25, 2023

Monday, April 24, kicked off the beginning of Archie Williams’ Prom Spirit Week. For Monday’s theme, Breakfast Club Day, ASB encouraged students to dress up in their breakfast pajamas, evoking a fun...

Albert Park Encampments during the first attempted closure on Mar. 20.

Fighting for a place to call home: Inside the Albert Park encampment’s forced closure

Aler Giffin, Reporter April 7, 2023

Albert Park, located in San Rafael, serves the local community by hosting programs from summer camps to recreational leagues. During the winter months, when the park experiences less use, the local...

An exterior view of the UC Los Angeles store. Since 2011, admission to the school has fallen from 23 percent to 9 percent in 2023.

Archie Williams seniors receive University of California decisions amid historically high application rates

Henry Pratt, Reporter April 2, 2023

Throughout the month of March, the University of California (UC) school system released their admissions decisions for their 2027 Class. In total, UC received 245,768 applications for their freshman...

Archie Williams Upperclassmen Assassin begins at 12 a.m. on April 17. (illustration by Aler Giffin)

Let the games begin: A guide to senior assassin

Ben Luka Sheddrick and Ella Furuichi March 31, 2023

The annual game of Assassin will begin April 17, with the Archie Williams Pitch covering each aspect of the game. We will post updates and standings with information on the game. Assassin participants...

The Archie Williams tardy policy changed on March 16, to begin calling home for students who are late to or absent in class.

Archie Williams combats student tardiness with new robocall system

Lucas Gallagher, Student Voice Editor March 25, 2023

Tardiness at Archie Williams High School has developed into a severe issue this school year. After the relaxation of the tardy policy post pandemic, Archie Williams students have grown accustomed to...

Construction of suicide netting on the Golden Gate Bridge began in 2018 and will be completed by the end of 2023.

Suicide barrier on Golden Gate Bridge to be completed by end of 2023

Aler Giffin, Henry Pratt, and Henry Manning March 19, 2023

Local authorities hope to prevent suicide-related deaths at the historic landmark, now exceeding 1600 since inception Warning: This article discusses sensitive topics such as mental health and suicide....

 During STAARs Black Futures event, attending students crowd around the friendship bracelet making table.

STAAR hosts vibrant lunchtime event celebrating Black futures month

Ava Alsterlind, Reporter March 15, 2023

On Friday, March 3, Students Taking Action for Anti-Racism (STAAR) organized a celebratory event for Black Futures Month. The event took place by the senior tree during lunch, and featured music, colorful...

Archie Williams students gather for a photo on the Peacock Gap dance floor.

Winter Formal Dance wraps up spirit week with a bang

Charlie Fee and Ben Luka Sheddrick March 4, 2023

On Saturday, Feb.11, Archie Williams hosted its first Winter Formal dance since 2020. The dance occurred from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Peacock Gap Golf Club in San Rafael.  Ticket sales began in...

Sophomore Meera Gordon is hoisted in the air by  Dance Troupe during their performance.

Archie Williams indoor rally fosters school spirit

Charlie Fee and Ben Luka Sheddrick February 24, 2023

To conclude the February spirit week, Archie Williams hosted their very first indoor rally since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. The rally consisted of multiple unique dances performed...

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