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Most Likely to Succeed

Spencer Stevens
January 11, 2016 • 13 views
Filed under News

As they were quietly walking down the aisle, preparing to take a seat, Bevin Lexa and Noa Kipnis were looking around the spacious Charlottesville High School auditorium. Bevin and Noa, along with many other freshmen, were invited to go on this fieldtrip through their English and Leadership classes. They di...

Praying for Paris

Praying for Paris

Pauline Gilbert
November 30, 2015 • 8 views
Filed under News, Opinion, Uncategorized

As everyone knows, on Friday November 13th, Paris suffered a terrorist attack. The news had nonstop coverage of the attack for the rest of the weekend. It was as if nothing else was happening in the world beyond that. It was also the number one topic on social media; people from all over the world ...

WAHS Goes All Natural for No-Shave November

WAHS Goes All Natural for No-Shave November

Talley Johnston
November 23, 2015 • 33 views
Filed under Latitudes, News

As you walk around WAHS, you may have noticed more scruff than usual. In general, the WAHS student body shows a large amount of support every year for No-Shave November. No-Shave November is a non-profit, online organization devoted to cancer awareness.  People who are growing out their own hair are ...

Violet Crown Offers A New Movie Experience

Violet Crown Offers A New Movie Experience

Lucie Taylor, Staff Writer
November 23, 2015 • 58 views
Filed under News, Reviews

The Violet Crown Cinema opened on Friday, October 30th in the spot formerly occupied by the Regal theater that closed nearly a year ago. Violet Crown Cinemas has two other locations in Austin, TX and Santa Fe, NM. I went to see "Truth" there to check out the place and try to answer some of the q...

Sanders and Trump Declared Winners of Mock Election

Sanders and Trump Declared Winners of Mock Election

Olivia Gallmeyer, Opinion Editor
November 9, 2015 • 29 views
Filed under News, Showcase, Uncategorized

The WAHS 2016 Mock Election took place on November 5 and 6. Seniors in the government class were given the opportunity to learn about the political process in this hands-on project, campaigning for various candidates in the primary elections and persuading their fellow students to vote for them usin...

TEDx Headed to Charlottesville

TEDx Headed to Charlottesville

Abby Lohr
November 9, 2015 • 19 views
Filed under News, Showcase

On Friday, November 13th, TEDx is coming to Charlottesville to present ideas to hundreds of people who are eagerly awaiting the event. This sold-out event is a chance for people to share their opinions on what would happen if individuals suspended their judgment in everyday life. Speakers from a...

Warriors At Work In The Real World

Warriors At Work In The Real World

Lucie Taylor
October 14, 2015 • 29 views
Filed under Latitudes, News, Student Life

Noelle Stith is a WAHS senior who is interning at the Curatorial Department of Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello this year. “It’s a cool opportunity to get a backstage look at Monticello,” she said. Every Sunday she works in the house keeping records of artifacts and their condition, as well as...

The Other Side of the Story: WAHS Student Returns from Year in Germany

The Other Side of the Story: WAHS Student Returns from Year in Germany

Pauline Gilbert
October 12, 2015 • 18 views
Filed under Latitudes, News

Just as many Europeans come to the United States, many American students also go to Europe as exchange students! That’s what WAHS student Lauren Kearns did, last year, by spending a whole year in Berlin, Germany. “I couldn’t speak any German, but I had always been fascinated by Germany,” she ...

The Girls with the Accents: Three WAHS Exchange Students Share Their Perspectives on America

Lauren Kearns, co Editor-in-Chief
October 9, 2015 • 24 views
Filed under News, Student Life

“American high school is actually similar to how it is shown in the movies,” said Pauline Gilbert, one of the newest members of the senior class, “Well, I haven’t seen anyone singing or dancing on the cafeteria tables.” She then laughed before adding, “Or at least not yet…I would not be ...

Maddie Waters Wins A Spot At TEDx Charlottesville

Maddie Waters Wins A Spot At TEDx Charlottesville

Jessica Klees
October 9, 2015 • 40 views
Filed under News

“Oh, there are a lot of you, aren’t there?” Maddie Waters giggled as she stepped onto the stage of the Jefferson Theater for the TEDx Charlottesville Open Mic Night. Little did she know that she would be chosen by the people heading the show to continue to speak for an even larger event, TEDx Cha...

1:1 Initiates Its Second Year

1:1 Initiates Its Second Year

Olivia Gallmeyer
October 9, 2015 • 6 views
Filed under News

From the introduction of new principal Darah Bonham, to a library in the middle of renovations, this school year has brought with it many changes, and technology is no exception. The 1:1 Initiative, first implemented last year, has been expanded so that every WAHS student is carrying a Lenovo Thinkpad...

Benedictine Military School Teacher Takes On Western

Gabrielle Eng
September 30, 2015 • 8 views
Filed under News

From the tight ship of Benedictine Military School to the free flowing halls of Western, Mrs. Tew (previously Ms. Bowie) talks about her big change. She switched jobs, made the big move from Richmond and got married all prior to arriving in Charlottesville. I decided to see what makes a private milita...