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Students and Admin Present Parking Possibilities
County Council Seeks to Improve Schools

County Council Seeks to Improve Schools

January 31, 2019

Once a month, the eight students on the County Student Advisory Council- two freshmen, two sophomores,...

Evelyn Garey Awarded for Acting and Activism

Evelyn Garey Awarded for Acting and Activism

December 18, 2018

Senior Evelyn Garey’s theatrical performance earned her the Best Actor award for the VHSL performance...

Staff Celebrates No-Shave November

Staff Celebrates No-Shave November

December 18, 2018

No-shave November, sometimes known as 'Movember', is a month-long event in which men surrender their...

Singing Valentines Break Record
Students and Admin Present Parking Possibilities

Students and Admin Present Parking Possibilities

February 7, 2019

Iconic Individuals Showcase Their Fashion

Iconic Individuals Showcase Their Fashion

February 5, 2019

Girl’s Basketball Wins Back-to-Back Jefferson District Title
Tom Off Two: Interview with Basketball Player Tommy Mangrum

Tom Off Two: Interview with Basketball Player Tommy Mangrum

February 11, 2019

What goals do you have for yourself this season? For myself, I guess just play better than I did last...

Thinking Outside the Gym

Thinking Outside the Gym

February 7, 2019

Western Albemarle has worked to expand our athletic resources, including the construction of an auxiliary...

Coach Maynard Earns 400th Career Win

January 31, 2019

Boys basketball coach Darren Maynard reached the milestone of 400 career wins last night with a 71-42...

Iconic Individuals Showcase Their Fashion
Warriors in the Studio

Warriors in the Studio

February 5, 2019

Soundcloud is a popular platform for music creators across the country, and Angelo Garano and Mark Barstow...

Review: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Review: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

February 5, 2019

It’s clear that Nintendo listened to the fans and finally made a smash game that satisfies every type...

Editor’s Picks: Top 5 Albums of 2018

Editor’s Picks: Top 5 Albums of 2018

February 5, 2019

1. "Lush" by Snail Mail Nineteen-year-old, classically trained guitarist, Lindsey Jordan’s debut...

Revolutionary Science: Gene Modifications
Thinking Outside the Gym

Thinking Outside the Gym

February 7, 2019

Western Albemarle has worked to expand our athletic resources, including the construction of an auxiliary gym, but this is not enough to provide for all...

Under Official Review: The Ads of Super Bowl LIII

Under Official Review: The Ads of Super Bowl LIII

February 5, 2019

Welcome back, dear readers, to the fourth installment of Under Official Review, your one stop shop for the best ads aired during the biggest sporting event...

Has Christmas Become Too Corporate?

Has Christmas Become Too Corporate?

December 23, 2018

The phrase “Hallmark holiday”, named for the Hallmark greeting card corporation, refers to certain celebrations (e.g. Secretary’s Day, Boss’ Day,...

Under Official Review: The Ads of Super Bowl LIII
Staff Celebrates No-Shave November

Staff Celebrates No-Shave November

December 18, 2018

No-shave November, sometimes known as 'Movember', is a month-long event in which men surrender their...

Mammal of the Month: Pangolin

Mammal of the Month: Pangolin

October 25, 2018

Well here we are, two years later. Everyone’s favorite mammal-appreciation series returns for its third...