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2018-2019
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The Archer School for Girls
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The Archer School for Girls
in 2018-2019
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2018-2019
Best of SNO Rank for
The Archer School for Girls
Stories from The Archer School for Girls
Admissions supports multilingual families, introduces new programs
News

Emma London | February 26, 2019

When admissions season rolls around and Archer opens its doors to prospective students, tours, interviews and campus previews take place on any given day. As one of Archer’s initiatives to be more inclusive…

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Column: What it’s actually like being Latina in the classroom
Opinions

Celeste Ramirez | February 21, 2019

“Are Latinas responsible for teaching their peers about their race?” This is a question that has popped up in my life multiple times recently. Whether it comes up at an Hermanas Unidas affinity meeting,…

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Shutdowns in space: What Mars rovers and NASA scientists have in common
Showcase

Nicki Rosenberg | February 21, 2019

After 15 years of exploring the red planet, the Mars Opportunity rover died Feb. 12. After the rover team’s attempt to contact it on Tuesday was unanswered, NASA shut down Opportunity’s mission.

This,…

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The Big Chill: Members of Archer’s class of 2018 acclimate to Midwest winter, record-breaking temperatures
Features

Molly Goldberg | February 20, 2019

Two weeks ago, more than 680 temperature records were broken or tied as a tremendous cold settled in over the American Midwest. In some areas, temperatures dropped below minus-50 degrees and were responsible…

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Column: Lights, Camera, Action — Street Food Cinema’s groovy outdoor movies
Opinions

Grace Wilson | February 15, 2019

Street Food Cinema has revamped the classic movie-going experience. With the same vibe as the popular Cinespia and Rooftop Cinema Club, Street Food Cinema is a production company that projects classic…

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Billie Eilish’s music, persona ‘inspiring’ for students
Arts & Entertainment

Thea Leimone | February 12, 2019

Twelve million Instagram followers. Eighteen songs. Six songs on Billboard’s Top 100. This is Billie Eilish Pirate Baird O’Connell, a 16-year-old singer and songwriter. Eilish is ‘breaking stereotypes’…

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Mobile Science Camp strives to make STEM inclusive, accessible
Features

Celeste Ramirez | February 12, 2019

Junior Hannah Kim was cleaning up after a Mobile Science Camp club visit to the Palms-Rancho Park Branch Library when the working librarian approached her.

“Please come again, like, all the time,…

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‘I have never experienced anything like this’: Archer Abroad travels to India
Features

Nicki Rosenberg | February 5, 2019

This Thanksgiving, 13 Archer students and two faculty members swapped their turkey and stuffing for rice and dal as they traveled to India for Archer’s annual Abroad Trip.

From Nov. 18 to Nov. 30,…

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Column: Why would I mispronounce my name?
Opinions

Celeste Ramirez | January 27, 2019

At school, my name is pronounced Celeste (suh-lest). At home, it’s pronounced Celeste (seh-lehs-tay). 

When most people meet me, they ask how I prefer to pronounce my name. In the past, I would instinctively…

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Review: Sasha Sloan’s ‘Loser’ breaks stigma around discussing mental health
Arts & Entertainment

Emma London | January 10, 2019

Growing up in a society that has the tendency to sweep mental health issues under the rug, Sasha Sloan’s extended player [EP] “Loser” is a refreshing reminder that we are not alone in our sadness.

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On the water: Junior Charley Griffiths participates in crew as coxswain, learns life lessons
Sports

Molly Goldberg | December 20, 2018

After school each day, while other Archer athletes head to the courts and the fields for hours of sports practice, junior Charley Griffiths heads to Marina del Rey.

Griffiths is a coxswain on The Marina…

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Column: Complexity of colorism in Latinx community
Opinions

Celeste Ramirez | December 20, 2018

As I sat down to write this column, I only had the broad idea that it would be about colorism, and I found myself feeling hesitant, even guilty. I mean, just take one look at me and you can tell that I…

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Head of School Elizabeth English announces upcoming departure, reflects upon time at Archer
Features

Anna Brodsky | October 16, 2018

An email arrived in every Archer community member’s inbox on August 27 bearing the news that Head of School Elizabeth English will conclude her tenure at Archer and become Head of School at the National…

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Review: King Princess’ ‘Make My Bed’ reveals musical voice for future
Arts & Entertainment

Lola Lamberg | October 15, 2018

From Elton John coming out as gay in 1988 to George Michael publicly acknowledging his sexuality in the 1980s, musicians have made positive strides in the representation of the LGBTQ+ community for decades….

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No NOLS for now: 11th Grade Arrow Week rescheduled due to Pacific Northwest fires
News

Ella Frey | October 5, 2018

With summer break nearing an end, 11th grade students planned to trade flip flops and towels for hiking boots and warm layers. However, fires in the Pacific Northwest [PNW] prevented students from embarking…

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