The Western Hemisphere

  • Cross Country Enjoys Early Success
  • What Happened to AP Tests at WAHS?
  • Opinion: Don’t Appoint Kavanaugh!
  • Austin Shifflett Runs for 4 Touchdowns in Big Win Over Charlottesville
  • Gallery: Spirit Week Murals 2018
Amanda Green, Social Studies
Taylor Holder, Earth Science

Taylor Holder, Earth Science

October 15, 2018

What’s your background? - I attended the College of Charleston where I played soccer and studied marine...

What Happened to AP Tests at WAHS?

What Happened to AP Tests at WAHS?

October 11, 2018

As many students have already heard, big changes are coming to how AP tests are administered at Western....

Paula Archey, Librarian

Paula Archey, Librarian

October 9, 2018

Where are you from? I am from Springfield, Massachusetts. I lived in a neighborhood called Sixteen...

Gallery: Spirit Week Murals 2018
Accomplished Artist Makes Her Mark

Accomplished Artist Makes Her Mark

June 21, 2018

Students Weigh In: Yanny or Laurel?

May 18, 2018

Cross Country Enjoys Early Success
Austin Shifflett Runs for 4 Touchdowns in Big Win Over Charlottesville

Austin Shifflett Runs for 4 Touchdowns in Big Win Over Charlottesville

October 2, 2018

The Western Albemarle football team took early precautions due to Hurricane Florence prior to their big...

Scholastic Bowl Preps for New Season

Scholastic Bowl Preps for New Season

October 2, 2018

With a second place finish at States last year still fresh on their mind, the Scholastic bowl team sets...

Freshmen Take Gold at Stotesbury

Freshmen Take Gold at Stotesbury

May 26, 2018

Torrential rain and apocalyptic winds did not prevent Western from taking home its first gold medal last...

Top 5 on PBS KIDS
Western to Create New Fine Arts Hall of Fame

Western to Create New Fine Arts Hall of Fame

March 30, 2018

Over the the summer of 2018, Western will be adding a Fine Arts Hall of Fame outside of the auditorium...

Gallery: Spring Musical “Legally Blonde”

Gallery: Spring Musical “Legally Blonde”

March 16, 2018

The spring musical Legally Blonde opened on Thursday, March 15, and will run through March 17. Based...

Canine Actors Break a Paw in “Legally Blonde”

Canine Actors Break a Paw in “Legally Blonde”

March 16, 2018

Among the talented cast of more than 50 actors gracing the stage in Legally Blonde, there’s two standout...

Freedom of Speech: On and Off the Field
Opinion: Don’t Appoint Kavanaugh!

Opinion: Don’t Appoint Kavanaugh!

October 4, 2018

Brett Kavanaugh, Donald Trump’s nominee for the vacant Supreme Court position, has sparked tremendous controversy. Kavanaugh's appointment to the Supreme...

Don’t Shoot Down Gun Control

April 27, 2018

It’s become clear in these past few weeks that gun reform is the only sane response to the Florida shooting. Since then, another school shooting has...

Promposals: Cute or Coercive?

Promposals: Cute or Coercive?

March 30, 2018

‘Tis the season for roses, posters, and terrible puns: prom is coming up in a few short weeks, and the promposals are in full swing. It seems like these...

Mammal of the Month: Porcupine
Teacher’s Pets

Teacher’s Pets

May 11, 2017

Fenway has a tight schedule, and it will be respected. He needs a walk at precisely 6 a.m., by none other...

Mammal Of The Month: May 2017

Mammal Of The Month: May 2017

May 4, 2017

The main goal here at the Mammal of the Month writer’s desk is to shine a light into all corners of...

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