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After Thirty Years

Tim DeSimone and Abby Lohr

Following a career of 46 years, with 34 at Western, Math teacher Linda Shuey has announced her retirement. “I love teaching, I love the kids, and I love math, but it’s just time to give that up a...  Read More »

June 12, 2016

Where Are They Going? Class of 2016

June 7, 2016

Wondering what the class of 2016 will be up to after graduation day? Check out this StoryMap and find...  Read More »

The Youth Vote

May 11, 2016

Two Western Albemarle students have been invited to the 2016 Democratic National Convention. Senior Yer...  Read More »


Order on the Court: Tennis Talk with Beau Merhige

August Lamb

WAHS Tennis is on fire! Halfway through their season, Western’s Boys Tennis team has not lost a single match. I interviewed the only senior member of the team, Beau Merhige, and learned a lot about the great sport that is tennis.

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April 29, 2016

Preview in a Podcast: UVA vs. Iowa State

March 23, 2016

Sportwriters Matt Mandell, Alex Lehmbeck, and Ben Masselli weigh in on the Sweet Sixteen matchup. ...  Read More »

Coffman Legacy Carries On

March 11, 2016

Elisabeth Coffman is well versed in basketball. She has been playing for as long as she can remember...  Read More »


WAHS Bands Battle It Out

Shannon Durazo, Arts and Entertainment Editor

With early April comes the annual “Battle of The Bands” competition, a week-long event where students of all ages come together to each play a mini-concert on the seni...  Read More »

April 13, 2016

Grease Swings into Crozet

March 24, 2016

It’s one of the most iconic and well known musicals of the 20th century, embodying the wild and free spi...  Read More »


Predictable Bullying Seminar Sparks New Ideas

India Mawn, Staff Writer

Filing into the auxiliary gym on April 13th for an anti-bullying seminar, the freshmen and sophomore classes knew exactly what to expect. Anti-bullying events- no matter what they are- have remained the same since elementary school. There’s a victim, a bully, some supporters and followers of the bully,...  Read More »

April 29, 2016

On Cats and Compulsions

April 29, 2016

Looking at the study hall students in the cafeteria, everyone observed has one thing in common: there's a phone in their hands. Androids and iPhones a...  Read More »


Super Seminars

Matt Mandel and Mark Ferguson

There is no better feeling than sitting in class and hearing the intercom come on releasing all students to go to a school-wide assembly. Even if it is on something that doesn’t quite captivate you, we could all agree it...  Read More »

April 29, 2016

An Ode to TAB Muffins

April 29, 2016

There seems to be a general consensus among the WAHS student body that the TAB muffins are freaking awesome....  Read More »

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The student news site of Western Albemarle High School
The student news site of Western Albemarle High School