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Swim Teams Finish Second and Fourth at States

Swim Teams Finish Second and Fourth at States

March 19, 2017

The Western Albemarle Swim and Dive teams had a productive day at States last week. The boys finished...

Eleri Hayden Leaves A Legacy

Eleri Hayden Leaves A Legacy

Alex Lehmbeck, Sports Editor

March 19, 2017

Filed under Sports

As WAHS girls basketball senior Eleri Hayden prepared for her final regular season home game of her career,...

Avery Jordan Explores Interest in Education Philosophy

Avery Jordan Explores Interest in Education Philosophy

March 18, 2017

When a course elective or advanced placement opportunity isn’t offered by a school, many students,...

Bracketology: Our Picks

Bracketology: Our Picks

March 18, 2017

The odds of having a perfect bracket are already near impossible. Using a host of unusual analytics,...

WAHS Got Talent

WAHS Got Talent

Grace Berigan, Staff Writer

March 6, 2017

Filed under News

Contestant Erin Nelson was flooded with excitement as she began her duet with Rebekah Carroll, and commented...

Big Class Makes Tiny House

Big Class Makes Tiny House

March 2, 2017

Kevin Matheny’s block three shop class has been working hard since the beginning of the year on their...

Midterms: Make a Decision

Midterms: Make a Decision

January 4, 2017

Midterms: A word often associated with stress and all-nighters that occurs in one of the worst weeks...

New Graduation Guidelines Proposed for Class of 2022

New Graduation Guidelines Proposed for Class of 2022

October 20, 2016

  According to the “Profile of a Virginia Graduate” bill passed by the General Assembly ...

Bond Referendum To Hit The Polls

Bond Referendum To Hit The Polls

October 17, 2016

A school modernization project will be voted on November 8th when Albemarle County residents hit the...

Vote: Julian Waters for School Board

Vote: Julian Waters for School Board

October 17, 2016

Balancing the heavy load of schoolwork with college applications, involvement with your school, and planning ...

Honor Council Disbanded in Controversial Decision

Honor Council Disbanded in Controversial Decision

April 16, 2015

In a decision from ACPS administration, the WAHS Honor Council has been stripped of its status as a peer...

School Board Ends Class Rank

School Board Ends Class Rank

December 13, 2013

After two months of discussion and deliberation, the Albemarle County School Board voted at their Nov...