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The Western Hemisphere

The student news site of Western Albemarle High School - Crozet, VA

The Western Hemisphere

The student news site of Western Albemarle High School - Crozet, VA

The Western Hemisphere

 The Better Together celebration featured catered food, live music performances, and student led activities.
Western's Multicultural Event Strives Towards Inclusivity
Annabelle Mackey, News Editor • May 6, 2024

It’s March 8th. You walk into the WAHS cafeteria where you are greeted by...

From a sample size of 110 people, 86% of WAHS students said they have been impacted by the bathroom closures.
How Bathroom Destruction Became Part of the Western Experience
Audrey Miracle, Editor-In-Chief • May 6, 2024

You’re speed-walking through the hallways, rushing to reach the bathroom,...

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Club leader Ben Brockmeier hopes the Champions Club fosters a culture at Western that is hard to find elsewhere
Western's Champions Club
Cooper Shelton, Staff Writer • May 13, 2024

In his sophomore year, Ben Brockemeir started the Champions Club at Western. The club is dedicated to spending time with the special needs students...

Lee became a substitute in 2022 and has since been working to become a full time teacher.
The Man, the Myth, the LEEgend
Jack Steenburgh, Editor-in-Chief • May 10, 2024

As a substitute teacher, it’s often hard to connect with students in one fleeting...

Above: Affectionately known as “Scotty Jeff” by students, Jefferies is regarded just as well 
by them as by his colleagues.
Unsung Hero Of Western: Scott Jeffries
Isabella Stewart, Staff Writer • February 14, 2024

Your feet quietly trudge down the hallway, and you rub your eyes wondering why...

Club leader Ben Brockmeier hopes the Champions Club fosters a culture at Western that is hard to find elsewhere
Western's Champions Club
Cooper Shelton, Staff Writer • May 13, 2024

In his sophomore year, Ben Brockemeir started the Champions Club at Western. The club is dedicated to spending time with the special needs students at Western. “We normally meet...

Moores mission is to help millions achieve their goals and find success.
Young Mogul: How Gus Moore Built a Thriving Business Empire
Jack Connelly, Assistant Editor • May 13, 2024

Gus Moore has massive goals for his new program, Project One Percent. Project One Percent is Moore's latest business, and he’s “pushing self improvement, and trying to give...

Lee became a substitute in 2022 and has since been working to become a full time teacher.
The Man, the Myth, the LEEgend
Jack Steenburgh, Editor-in-Chief • May 10, 2024
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In Kacey Musgraves Deeper Well, she both expands on and derives from the path of her previous music.
A Stunning Combination of New and Old: Kacey Musgraves' "Deeper Well"
Caroline Grist, Staff Writer • May 13, 2024

Eleven years ago, when Kacey Musgraves released her debut album “Same Trailer Different Park”, she easily could be mistaken for a run of the mill country artist singing about...

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Piper, the small poodle mix, will be joining WAHS and the counseling team this week. She was a hit 
during her first Warrior period and is coming back every Thursday for the rest of the year. Piper is a 
therapy dog that will help improve and uplift the Western spirit
Therapy Dog to Visit WAHS Weekly
Audrey Miracle, Editor-in-Chief • February 15, 2024

King broke numerous swim records at the state meet this year.
David King: An Interview with Western's King of Swimming
Reid Keller, Staff Writer • May 6, 2024

Western’s phenomenal swim and dive program is widely recognized as one of...

The AP limit has forced students to sacrifice the opportunity to take certain classes, adding on a whole new level of stress.
The Reality of the 9 AP Cap: Reduced Stress is Being Prioritized Over Student Success
Annabelle Mackey, News Editor • May 6, 2024

We’ve seen it time and time again. Whether it be the late work policies or...

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