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Archie Williams students of all grade levels form a dance circle during Saturdays Winter Formal dance.

Archie Williams administration tests new moshing mandate at Winter Formal

Charlie Fee and Ben Luka Sheddrick February 25, 2024

On Saturday, Feb.10, Archie Williams hosted its annual Winter Formal dance at Peacock Gap Golf Club in San Rafael. The dance took place from 7 pm to 10 pm, and despite the new “no moshing” rule, it...

Archie Williams student Neve Galmarini writes a Candy Gram for a friend.

Students spread love at ASB’s Valentine’s Day Candy Gram event

Stuart Pratt and Elsa Hunt February 21, 2024

On Wednesday, Feb. 14, ASB hosted a Valentine's Day-themed Candy Gram event. Students purchased candy and roses and had them delivered to their friends or significant others. Initially, ASB planned to...

Basketball coach Russel Bauer succeeds in maneuvering past Archie Williams junior Logan Burke during the Staff vs. Student basketball game on Feb. 9.

Disney Spirit Week Day Five: High School Musical

Sean Chamberlin and Devin Moss February 21, 2024

On Friday, Feb. 9, Archie Williams students sorted into class colors for Spirit Week Day Five. ASB appointed Friday's theme, High School Musical, engaging students to wear their assigned class color with...

Freshman Coral John wears a warm vest and boots for Frozen Day.

Disney Spirit Week Day Four: Frozen Day

Riley Liebman, Reporter February 14, 2024

On Thursday, Feb. 8, Archie Williams students bundled up for Winter Formal Spirit Week’s Frozen Day. ASB encouraged students to wear warm winter outfits to build excitement for the Winter Formal dance...

Freshman Bart Hernandez and Nate Greenberg pose with Sophomores Brian Wright, Ellen Winter, August Ehmann, and Ellery Ford dressed in their college merch.

Disney Spirit Week Day Three: Monsters University

Lucas Gallagher and Cole Taplin February 9, 2024

On Wednesday, Feb. 7, Archie Williams’ third day of Winter Formal Spirit Week occurred, with the theme of Monsters University. ASB encouraged students to come to school wearing their favorite college...

Archie Williams freshman Alex Brasler and Sadie Weinberg show their school spirit on Twin Day.

Disney Spirit Week Day Two: Tweedle Twin Day

Charlie Fee, Cub News Editor February 9, 2024

On Tuesday, Feb. 6, Archie Williams students found partners to tackle the second spirit day of the week: Tweedle Twin Day. In addition to four other spirit days, ASB organized Tweedle Twin Day to foster...

A downed tree hit a carport in Fairfax, damaging the nearby garage and car underneath.

Atmospheric river hits California, causing power outages and damage across Marin County

Elsa Hunt and Ella Furuichi February 7, 2024

On Sunday, Feb. 4, the atmospheric river blowing through California hit Marin County. According to, 32,000 Marin homes lost power for over 24 hours due to heavy rainfall and winds that surpassed...

Three Archie Williams students wear matching PJs on the first day of Spirit Week.

Disney Spirit Week Day One: Sleeping Beauty

Ben Luka Sheddrick, Cub In-Depth Editor February 7, 2024

On Monday, Feb. 5, ASB kicked off its annual Winter Formal Spirit Week, preceding the Winter Formal Dance. The dance’s theme this year, “Disney Movies,” inspired each day’s dress-up opportunity....

An Archie Williams student wears a mask, absently gazing at the horizon.

Marin County updates COVID-19 policy, loosening quarantine requirements

Elsa Hunt, Cub News Editor February 1, 2024

On Tuesday, Jan. 9, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) relaxed its COVID-19 policy restrictions. COVID-19-positive individuals can now end their quarantine 24 hours after their fever disappears,...

New housing in Fairfax aims to create affordable rentals for seniors.

Town of Fairfax proposes new affordable housing plan in line with state regulations

Camilla Craig and Betsy Engelhardt February 1, 2024

On Wednesday, Jan. 10, the Fairfax Town Council held an open meeting at the Fairfax Women’s Club, where they presented their new affordable housing model. They gave the first reading of a proposed zoning...

Sandwich board displays an advertisement for the Beginning Drama production.

The Drama Department’s Sandwich board artistically draws the community to shows

Camilla Craig, Reporter January 29, 2024

The Archie Williams drama department’s sandwich board has attracted community members to the program and its shows for years. Often seen on the Devonshire lawn outside of Archie Williams, drama teacher...

San Anselmo creek bed after winter rain where one of the future bridges will be located.

Proposed bridges in Cascade Canyon spark conflict across Marin County

Maisie Ferner and Betsy Engelhardt January 24, 2024

On Nov. 28, the Marin County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the construction of two bridges over the San Anselmo Creek in the Elliott Nature Preserve, located in Cascade Canyon. The purpose...

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