The student news site of Western Albemarle High School

The Western Hemisphere

The student news site of Western Albemarle High School

The Western Hemisphere

The student news site of Western Albemarle High School

The Western Hemisphere

New Teachers in the New Year
New Teachers in the New Year
Jack Tueting and Staff Writers September 23, 2022

WAHS students constructed and decorated signs on short notice in preparation for their protest.
Picture courtesy of Mika Chaturvedi
WAHS Walks Out for Abortion Rights
Jack Tueting, Assistant Editor • June 9, 2022

Numerous WAHS students walked out of school on May 9th in protest of a leaked...

Class of 2022: Seniors Share Last Words
Class of 2022: Seniors Share Last Words
Darrah Sheehan, Editor-in-Chief • June 2, 2022

The WAHS Class of 2022 has had anything but a traditional high school experience....

New Faces at Western
New Faces at Western
Harrison Miracle, Editor-in-Chief • November 8, 2021

Oberg enjoys getting out and spending time with the students of ACPS
David Oberg: The Man in the Chicken Onesie
Tatiana Bird, Editor-In-Chief • September 19, 2022

Students of Albemarle county often hear whisperings of the mystical beings we refer to as “School Board Members”. These faceless deities make the decisions that affect the...

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Everything Everywhere All at Once: A Chaotic Masterpiece
Everything Everywhere All at Once: A Chaotic Masterpiece
Tatiana Bird, Staff Writer • June 3, 2022

A24’s latest cinematic release, Everything Everywhere All at Once, is among the most ambitious films of the past decade. Directed by Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, Everything...

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Westerns Spring Sport Gallery
Western's Spring Sport Gallery
Claire McMahon, Staff Writer • June 6, 2022

The Story of Trevor Martin
The Story of Trevor Martin
Charlie Seaborn, Staff Writer • May 13, 2022

Trevor Martin is a sophomore at Western who moved to Crozet earlier this year...

Things I Wish I Knew Before Applying to College
Things I Wish I Knew Before Applying to College
Lee Marcel, Editor-in-Chief • June 10, 2022

As a first born child, college applications seemed incredibly daunting. I didn’t...

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Lawsuit Seeks to Undermine Essential Education About Race and Culture
Opal Kendall, Assistant Editor • March 16, 2022

Let’s talk lawsuit. On December 22, 2021, five local families, all with children...

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