meet the staff !
eics & managing
The editor-in-chiefs and managing editors head the entire yearbook process. They are in charge of making sure everything goes smoothly and put the final seal of approval before sending the proofs in to Balfour. As the leaders of this student-led publication, they oversee the editors, who in turn, watch over their respective sections. Deadlines, quality work, and creativity are all elements of The Arcadian that the EICs and managing editors are responsible for.
Editor-in-Chiefs: Sarah Delima and Hannah Shin
Managing Editors: Danielle Wong and Michelle Tan
Apaches hit the books hard, and it’s Academics section’s job to cover the plethora of classes and academic teams that keep our students busy. Other than the core curriculum classes, Academics covers nationally ranked teams, such as Constitution Team and Ocean Sciences Bowl. They also are responsible for seeking out everyday students taking a variety of classes to obtain an up-close-and-personal aspect to the AHS classroom.
Editor: Carolyn Chen
Staff: Amy Dong, Elizabeth Skehan, and Justin Wang
The Student Life section covers what goes on in and out of school; from clubs day to after school activities to homecoming, staff members should know a variety of people around school and be able to reach out to members of all grades. In the yearbook, the student life section steers away from academics or sports and is geared toward how Apaches show their spirit.
Editor: Myrian Christensen
Staff: Shanti Takata and Paloma Bruno
Work hard, play hard. Sports section covers all the school’s athletic happenings, from volleyball to swim to track, getting personal interviews with our future Olympians. They keep up with both home and away games, CIF, Pacific League, and other statistics throughout the season. They are also in charge of the arrangement and identification of all sports team photos on campus, including frosh soph, JV, and varsity.
Editor: Elton Luk
Staff: Brody Costarella, Mariah Garcia, Jerry Wu, and Kelly Yamagata
The Performing Arts staff is involved with all things relating to the fine arts. Covering everything from Band to Chanteurs, these staff members are knowledgeable on how students show their creativity at school. It’s important for the Performing Arts staff to remind their assigned photographers to attend a variety of events (ie. theater productions, parades, etc) in order to have pictures for spreads.
Editor: Caitlin Wang
Staff: Ethan Mac, Farah Atalla, and Zayyan Ul Hassan
The “People” people cover people. In addition to arranging all of the individual student portraits, they create small mods, from polls to stories to quotes, as an accompaniment to the main feature: students. These mods cover anything from quirky hobbies to international travels. People staff also arrange the dozens of athletic team, academic team, and club photos.
Editor: Kyrene Tam
Staff: zoe lui and edwin shum zhou
The Design section oversees the conceptual and visual aspects of the yearbook. From spread layouts to design elements that serve as the backbone of the book, they edit the spreads from each of the other sections for theme consistency and aesthetic appeal. Their aim is to creatively showcase the content of the yearbook through the effective application of the elements of graphic design.
Editor: Sarah Kwang
Staff: Kelly Kwok, Jacqueline Mu, and Mary Zheng
Ultimately, the Advertisements staff sells and designs ads for senior parents. Making sure to file all ads and contracts in an organized, efficient manner, staff members must maintain an accurate log of all the information of purchasers. Ads staff should respond to emails within 24 hours.
Editor: Daisy Pithawalla
Staff: Claire Matsuura, Justin Li, and Yingjia Zhen
public relations & copy
Public relations section manages our social media platforms, website, and is in charge of designing posters. This role also plans all bonding events and banquets for the staff.
The copy section catches on to every minor error, whether spelling or grammatical, that occurs in the stories that our staff members write. Their attention to detail and precision is what keeps our book clean, sharp, and always on point. All members of copy help make sure that your stories are told and presented in the best way possible.
PR Editor: Ayda Rahmanian
Copy Editor: Yvonne Bee
Staff: Tiffany Thai, Katie Sukpanthee, Atussa Kian
The Photography section is responsible for a majority of the photos within the yearbook. The "photogs" make sure to attend a multitude of events around campus to ensure that each section is provided with photos to use.
Editors: Audrey Hinds, Bill Cheng, and Brian Soong
Staff: Michelle See, Jeslyn Chou, Sophia Garcia, and Corey Ma