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The Pitch

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, Reporter 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, Reporter 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, Cub Web Editor-In-Chief 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...

This year, there are fewer COVID-19 precautions in many businesses.

Local businesses prepared for shipping delays this holiday season

Mia DeNunzio, Cub Web Feature Editor December 27, 2021

During the holiday season, stores ramp up their advertising to hook customers onto their products. This year, however, shipping delays increased the difficulty of ordering gifts online, complicating gift-giving...

The post on Snapchat included hateful language towards Black people, LGBTQ+ people, and two AWHS staff members.

Social media posts disrupt AWHS community, administration investigates threats

Mia DeNunzio, Cub Web Feature Editor December 11, 2021

After discovering two disturbing social media posts by AWHS students containing violent imagery and hate speech, the school administration now confronts the aftermath with deeper investigation. On Thursday,...

A veterinarian secretary works behind her desk taking calls, located in the Fairfax Veterinary Clinic on 2084 Sir Francis Drake Blvd.

Record-breaking pet adoptions overwhelm veterinary clinics

Avery Josephs December 9, 2021

With record pet adoption rates brought on by COVID-19, veterinary clinics struggle to meet increased demands for their services. The influx of pets causes Veterinarians across the Bay to adjust their schedules,...

Senior Stella Cosgrove arches backwards in contemporary class at Fairfax RoCo studio.

Fairfax location of RoCo Dance plans imminent closure

Samantha Parr, Editor-in-Chief December 5, 2021

Nestled in with the spunky boutiques and lively restaurants of downtown Fairfax is RoCo Dance, an extension of the original RoCo studio in Mill Valley. After 12 years of service to Fairfax's dance community,...

Union Square sidewalks are pictured full with pedestrians acquiring Black Friday purchases.

Black Friday deals fill streets of Union Square with eager shoppers

Corina Karr and Chloe Levenson December 2, 2021

Following Thanksgiving each year, masses of eager shoppers prepare for Black Friday, a day dominated by discounts in preparation for the upcoming holidays. This year on Nov. 26, Black Friday took over...

Breimer stands outside of Rice’s house, wearing her sign in protest of traffic signals, “highway-sized poles,” “arms” on poles, oversized long street signals, and “no fair open progress.”

Local resident protests outside Marin County Supervisor’s home

Delaney Fair and Ila Rees November 29, 2021

Every weekend since Sept. 11, 2021, Greenbrae resident PJ Breimer has stood outside of Marin County Supervisor Katie Rice’s house, in protest of traffic signals and lights that were put up around her...

A student receiving the mandatory vaccination against COVID-19 to attend school.

COVID-19 vaccination mandate to affect all California students and staff

Isabella Nash, Junior Copy Editor November 7, 2021

On Oct. 1, Governor Gavin Newsom (D) announced that California would become the first state to require COVID-19 vaccinations for school-aged children. All kids, barring health, personal, or religious concerns,...

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