Hi First Avenue! As you can tell, the second edition, the Quarter 2 edition, of the FA Spartan Scoop has just been published! Unfortunately, it was a few weeks too late, as we spend a bit too much time waiting for articles that never came. We, as editors, have decided that this isn’t enough. More … More ANNOUNCEMENT
by Clarisse Cao, Design Editor, and Sandi Khine, Editor-in-Chief You wake up on a Monday morning, and it is cold. Incredible!! This never happens in California! Oh, the chilling horror of fifty degrees! Unfortunately, you still have to attend school in this disastrous weather. Throwing on a couple of layers, you hurry to school. You … More The Bathroom Bell Issue
by Yvonne Bee, Lead Sports writer The boys and girls basketball A-teams are quite well known at First Avenue. These teams are composed of carefully selected male and female players. A-team and B-team play against their respective A or B team from other schools. Girls on the A-team are coached by Mrs. Miller and captained … More Girls Basketball FA vs Dana
by Angela Chen, Lead Student Life Writer The last school day of 2015 was not just another typical school day with heads buried in textbooks or students scribbling furiously in their notebooks. Instead, it was filled with laughter, musicality and amazing memories made to make 2015 complete. The day started off with students filing into the auditorium … More Last Day of the Year
by Veronica Chen Quiz Bowl is a highly competitive game not only needing attributes like speed and confidence but also knowledge and teamwork. This is not only a middle school competition, but a team at Arcadia HIgh School. A genuine academic and educational tournament, Quiz Bowl makes its yearly annual trip to the middle schools in … More Quiz Bowl
by Carolyn Chen It’s a new year, and with a new year comes change. The week right back from a chilly winter break brought rain. On Monday, it was a pretty normal school day with everyone eating lunch in their usual spots, playing basketball, or hanging out in the field. Then, on Tuesday, it … More Rain!!
by Manasvi Chandra What many teachers don’t understand is that most students participate several extracurricular activities. They take part in various activities outside of school such as dance, sports, academic, music, art, and many more. Students also have seven other classes at school! Let me run some numbers by you. A day has twenty-four hours. … More Students’ Lives Are too Hectic!
by Aditee Prabhutendolkar, Lead News Writer Earlier this semester, the field at First Avenue was covered with dry grass, but the front lawn had green, healthy grass. The two lawns should have been switched, because the field is in more need of green, soft grass than the front lawn, because students do PE on … More Dry Grass on the Field, Pt. 2
by Yvonne Bee, Lead Sports Writer The Tryouts After the success of basketball, First Avenue decided to try its hand at soccer. On January 13, potential soccer stars lined up for the soccer tryouts. There would be a boys’ team and a girls’ team, with 14 players each. At 3:30, about 20 girls and 50 … More FA Soccer Tryouts