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Western to Pilot New Anonymous Reports System
‘Anchor Days’ Eliminated from Next Year’s School Schedule

‘Anchor Days’ Eliminated from Next Year’s School Schedule

April 25, 2019

Western recently announced a big change in next year’s school schedule: Anchor Days, better known as...

Local Student Activist Zyahna Bryant Publishes Book

Local Student Activist Zyahna Bryant Publishes Book

April 9, 2019

Since August 2017, it has been impossible for many to think of Charlottesville without remembering the...

Meet “The Sound of Music” Ensemble

Meet “The Sound of Music” Ensemble

April 9, 2019

Every year, Western’s drama department puts on a spring musical. And every year hardworking students...

What Makes Max Morrison
The Art Enthusiast

The Art Enthusiast

May 30, 2019

Making Waves of Art

Making Waves of Art

May 21, 2019

Back On Track: A Conversation With Jack Eliason
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...

Gallery: WAHS Boys Soccer v. CHS

Gallery: WAHS Boys Soccer v. CHS

May 10, 2019

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...

Lime vs. Bird: An E-Scooter Review

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...

Revolutionary Science: Gene Modifications

Revolutionary Science: Gene Modifications

February 7, 2019

In recent years, CRISPR, a gene editing technology that can make specific changes to the DNA of plants and animals, has grown into a technology that allows...

Lime vs. Bird: An E-Scooter Review
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...

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...

Drama Department Announces Spring Musical
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

Updates on the Library

Updates on the Library

January 29, 2019

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