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The Pitch

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...

Element 7 had plans to open a location in place of Mana Bowls, but the Fairfax Town Council voted against it.

Fairfax Town Council opposes opening of new cannabis dispensary

Charlie Gaebe, Design Manager February 8, 2022

During a public Zoom meeting Wednesday, Feb. 2, the Fairfax Town Council voted against the opening of an Element 7 cannabis dispensary, which would take the place of Mana Bowls. During the meeting, Fairfax...

The webinar host’s presentation showing an overview of The Hub’s location.

San Anselmo attempts to ease the Hub’s nightmare traffic with renovation ideas

Corina Karr, In-Depth Editor February 4, 2022

In a two-hour Zoom webinar on Feb. 3 at 6:30 p.m., the Transportation Study Multimodal Concept was introduced with the goal of improving traffic flow in the Hub, a major crossroads in Ross Valley which...

LaSandra White has held many roles within the TUHSD community and now holds the position of permanent Principal.

LaSandra White appointed as permanent principal of Archie Williams High School

Mia DeNunzio, Junior Copy Editor February 2, 2022

Feb. 1 at 8:00 p.m., the Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) board of trustees appointed LaSandra White as the permanent principal of Archie Williams High School (AWHS). Detailed in an announcement...

AWHS science teacher, Barton Clark’s living earth class, absent of multiple students as some are out due to COVID-19 protocol.

When and when not to attend in-person school during a COVID-19 surge

Corina Karr, In-Depth Editor January 26, 2022

ALL GUIDELINES ARE AS OF JAN. 19   Although AWHS students and faculty are regularly exposed to COVID-19, safety guidelines have changed from when the school first opened back up in spring 2021....

Illustration of the Fruits of Labor logo by two Marin teens.

Fruit-ful community organization founded by two Marin teens yields sweet results

Georgia Schroeder, Copy Editor January 23, 2022

For teenagers, getting involved in their community is not always a top priority with school, activites, and social events. However, by reaching beyond their inner circles into the broader community, some...

AWHS students Maggie Maloney, Albee Bodle, and Ronan Wood waiting for a COVID-19 test Wednesday (1/12/22)  morning.

AWHS COVID-19 testing site uncovers recent surge in positive cases

Aler Giffin, Arts and Entertainment Editor January 21, 2022

On Monday, Jan. 10, the AWHS COVID-19 testing site opened its doors to students and staff. Located in the Main Gym Lobby, the AWHS COVID-19 testing site aids administration in tracking COVID-19 cases at...

Team students experience learning surrounded by nature, one of the assets of the program.

AWHS introduces new upperclassmen academy, “Team”

Isabella Nash, Junior Copy Editor January 20, 2022

On Monday, Jan. 10, Interim Principal LaSandra White announced through an email to sophomores that AWHS will offer Team, an experiential outdoor program previously led at Tamiscal, for juniors in the 2022-23...

AWHS plans to open up a COVID-19 testing site Monday Jan. 11 in response to recent spike in positive COVID-19 cases.

AWHS administration details plan to open on-campus COVID-19 testing site

Georgia Schroeder, Copy Editor January 7, 2022

Following an increase in positive COVID-19 cases among AWHS students and staff, the school administration has announced the creation of a COVID-19 testing site on campus. In an email sent on Friday, Jan....

An at-home test kit similar to those sent to AWHS students and faculty to be used before returning to school from winter break.

TUHSD grapples with COVID-19 test kit shortage

Henry Pratt, Editor-in-Chief January 6, 2022

After requesting  approximately 1400 test kits from the Tamalpais Unified High School District (TUHSD) and the County of Marin Department of Health and Human Services (Marin HHS), AWHS administration...

As of Jan. 4, the AWHS gym closed its doors to hopeful sports spectators until further notice.

Indoor sporting events close doors to spectators

Corina Karr, In-Depth Editor January 6, 2022

An email sent out by AWHS administration on Tuesday, Jan. 4 at 2:16 pm announced that, until further notice, no spectators will be permitted to attend indoor sports games due to the recent spike in COVID-19...

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