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The pinnacle of Falcon journalism

The Pitch

Junior Max Lefferts rides his e-bike on campus on Thursday.

California legislature passes electric bike safety regulations

Sophia Lopez, Reporter September 20, 2022

Electric bike (e-bike) popularity grew rapidly among the teen community in the past year. Students throughout Marin ride e-bikes to and from school, sometimes carrying more than one passenger. Due to complaints...

Students stop at different club booths during lunch on Sept. 8th.

Club days highlights unique student interests

Luca Roy, Cub Print Photography Editor September 18, 2022

To kick off a new year of clubs at AWHS, ASB organized “club days” on Sept. 8 and 9. Held during the lunch period, students browsed different booths to see what clubs they may want to join for...

Student Dean of Success Alan Nealley works in his office on Friday, Sept. 16.

Former teacher Alan Nealley becomes new Dean of Student Success

Henry Manning, Cub Print Feature Editor September 17, 2022

To combat absences in Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD), district administrators created the new role of Student Dean of Success, a position dedicated to addressing behavioral issues at school....

Out of 12 lockers, only two are currently used regularly by AWHS students.

With the rise of technology, are school lockers necessary?

Charlie Fee and Ben Luka Sheddrick September 17, 2022

As education in many high schools begins to shift toward an online format, some school educators question the necessity of school lockers. Is the iconic American high school locker approaching retirement?...

Team teacher Diana Goldberg helps students write a letter introducing themselves.

Building a Team: A look into Archie Williams’ new upperclassmen academy

Ella Furuichi, Cub Web Copy Editor September 14, 2022

Wednesday, Aug. 17, marked the official introduction of the new Team program to AWHS. Based on outdoor education and community building, the academy is an upperclassmen oriented around outdoor learning.  Taught...

AWHS sophomores Atticus Bliss-Mchone and Lenni Wiest join together in lumberjack harmony.

Falcon spirit soars during spirit week

Allison Bredow, Cub Web and Social Editor September 11, 2022

During the week of Aug. 29, the Associated Student Body (ASB) commenced AWHS’ first spirit week of the 2022-2023 school year. Inviting students to dress in fun outfits, the week was meant to instill...

Workers from the Marin Municipal Water District (MMWD) work to drain a damaged pipe that led to a main water break on Thursday morning.

Water main break on Sir Francis Drake Blvd. causes street and residential flooding

Henry Pratt, Reporter August 25, 2022

At approximately 9 a.m on Thursday morning, a water main break near the corner of Sir Francis Drake Blvd. and Broadmoor Ave. caused temporary street and residential flooding. Workers from the Marin Municipal...

Mary Buchanan assists student with their Chemistry work.

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

Corina Karr, Cub Web Editor-In-Chief 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, Cub Design Manager 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...

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