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Individualism Meets High School: The ACPS Center Model
Work Up An Appetite

Work Up An Appetite

January 1, 2020

A long-standing tradition for many families, friends, and even young children in the Charlottesville...

Heyer Voices Bring Higher Voices

Heyer Voices Bring Higher Voices

December 18, 2019

“They tried to kill my daughter to shut her up, well, guess what? You just magnified her.” Heather...

Virginia State Government  Turns Blue

Virginia State Government Turns Blue

December 18, 2019

November 5th, 2019 became a historic day for Virginia after Democrats won control of the state government....

Drama Tackles Two Performances and VTA
Campaign on the Brain

Campaign on the Brain

December 18, 2019

Telesnickis Tell All

Telesnickis Tell All

December 16, 2019

Boys and Girls Cross Country Crush it at States
Back On Track: A Conversation With Jack Eliason

Back On Track: A Conversation With Jack Eliason

May 30, 2019

Jack Eliason is a junior and runs year-round for WAHS.  He currently holds the 10th fastest time in...

Seagraves Swings into a New Chapter

Seagraves Swings into a New Chapter

May 30, 2019

Senior Gavin Segraves has dominated in Albemarle County tennis ever since he moved here in his junior...

RIP AAF: Gone and Probably Forgotten

RIP AAF: Gone and Probably Forgotten

May 21, 2019

Johnny wakes up on the morning of Saturday, April 3, 2019, eager for entertainment.  He goes on his...

Fresh Flicks for Summertime
David Sedaris’s most recent release: Theft by Finding Diaries

David Sedaris’s most recent release: Theft by Finding Diaries

May 21, 2019

David Sedaris’s Theft by Finding Diaries 1977-2002 is unlike any of his previous publications. Including...

Ariana Grande’s “thank u, next” Turns Heartbreak Into Harmony

Ariana Grande’s “thank u, next” Turns Heartbreak Into Harmony

April 18, 2019

Ariana Grande’s much anticipated fifth studio album “thank u, next” was released  February 8th,...

For The Throne: “Game of Thrones” Season 8 Preview

For The Throne: “Game of Thrones” Season 8 Preview

April 9, 2019

There is no shortage of excitement and anticipation for the release of the final season of “Game of...

Don’t Ask Me About College!
Lime vs. Bird: An E-Scooter Review

Lime vs. Bird: An E-Scooter Review

April 18, 2019

Hallelujah, it’s raining… electric scooters??? It seems as though they appeared overnight just a few months ago, and in fact, they did! The City of...

Editorial: More Than Just a Number

April 16, 2019

With college at the forefront of many high schoolers’ minds, it’s not surprising that students want to maximize their scores on everything—including...

Opinion: Let’s Not Repeat 2016

Opinion: Let’s Not Repeat 2016

April 9, 2019

The month-long government shutdown, Trump’s most recent presidential address, and his blossoming friendship with dictator Kim Jong Un have had me looking...

Don’t Ask Me About College!
Lime vs. Bird: An E-Scooter Review

Lime vs. Bird: An E-Scooter Review

April 18, 2019

Hallelujah, it’s raining… electric scooters??? It seems as though they appeared overnight just a...

Mammal of the Month: The Echidna

Mammal of the Month: The Echidna

April 9, 2019

If you’ve been following Mammal of the Month for a while, you may be wondering - where’s the...

Writers Find a Haven at Writer House
Drama Department Announces Spring Musical

Drama Department Announces Spring Musical

January 31, 2019

JUUL Stifled by New Federal Regulations

JUUL Stifled by New Federal Regulations

January 31, 2019

Robotics Qualifies for States

Robotics Qualifies for States

January 29, 2019

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