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Local Student Activist Zyahna Bryant Publishes Book
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...

Global Studies Wraps Up Its Second Year

Global Studies Wraps Up Its Second Year

April 8, 2019

Global Studies is a course designed to model the idea of American Studies, a class where teachers are...

A Morning of Community Service

A Morning of Community Service

March 25, 2019

With spring break rapidly approaching later in the week, students spent their Monday completing tasks...

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...

Explosive Sixth Inning Lifts Warriors Past Albemarle, 10-4

Explosive Sixth Inning Lifts Warriors Past Albemarle, 10-4

May 6, 2019

Wednesday night, the Warrior bats exploded in a win over in-county rival, Albemarle, 10-4. Albemarle...

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...

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...

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...

Mammal of the Month: The Echidna
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...

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...

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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