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Local Health Department Addresses COVID-19

Local Health Department Addresses COVID-19

May 21, 2020

Since COVID-19 reached Charlottesville, the Thomas Jefferson Health District of the Virginia Department...

Covid Lockdown Causes Carbon Drop

Covid Lockdown Causes Carbon Drop

May 21, 2020

The lockdowns intended to curb the spread of the Coronavirus have had a noticeable effect on the environment....

Virtual AP Exams Begin

Virtual AP Exams Begin

May 11, 2020

While much of daily life has shut down due to COVID-19, AP tests have not. The first three AP tests of...

While the World Stops, the Animals Keep on Moving
A New Era of Sports

A New Era of Sports

May 21, 2020

WAHS Alum Experiences Lockdown….in France

WAHS Alum Experiences Lockdown….in France

May 13, 2020

Review:  Online Workouts

Review: Online Workouts

May 7, 2020

Will Fall Sports Look Different?
Austin Winslow Reflects on Canceled Tennis Season

Austin Winslow Reflects on Canceled Tennis Season

May 14, 2020

Austin Winslow, a sophomore, has been putting in effort to make her tennis career as successful as possible...

How Will Covid-19 Affect Student Athletes Next Fall?

How Will Covid-19 Affect Student Athletes Next Fall?

May 7, 2020

The sports world has been drastically affected by the COVID-19 virus. The 2020 Summer Olympics were postponed,...

WAHS College Commits

WAHS College Commits

March 11, 2020

Lilly Argenbright, University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill, Rowing “I chose UNC because I felt...

Top 5 Engaging Books To Read During Social-Distancing
“The Mandalorian” Review

“The Mandalorian” Review

March 9, 2020

The Mandalorian”, the first live-action “Star Wars” television series, began streaming on Disney+...

Music Corner

March 9, 2020

Over break, finding myself with an unusual amount of time on my hands, I took the plunge into Spotify’s...

Fresh Flicks for Summertime

Fresh Flicks for Summertime

May 30, 2019

A Dog’s Journey, May 17th Calling all dog lovers! A Dog’s Journey, the sequel to A Dog’s Purpose,...

Food for Thought:    Student Blogs Promote Healthier Eating During the Quarantine
WAHS Students Stay Connected Through “Quarantine Madness”

WAHS Students Stay Connected Through “Quarantine Madness”

May 7, 2020

Amber Parker decided to create an Instagram account for quarantine games. Since everyone has been so...

Food in Review: Italian Restaurants

Food in Review: Italian Restaurants

March 13, 2020

Luce: Tucked off of the Downtown Mall on 2nd Street is the cutest yellow take-out pasta restaurant ever!...

There’s No Place Like Home

Not the Time to Draw the Line

March 11, 2020

In 2010, Republicans nationwide were swept into power. Anti-Obama sentiment was high, the Tea Party had peaked and Democrats who traditionally voted stayed...

Deteriorating Track Poses Risk To Athletes

Deteriorating Track Poses Risk To Athletes

March 9, 2020

The track at Western is in a rough state. After years of use from not just the students, but hundreds of different people, the track is slowly degrading.  “The...

Does Registering Early for AP Tests Lead to Higher Scores?

Does Registering Early for AP Tests Lead to Higher Scores?

March 9, 2020

A decision in 2018 by the College Board to require early downpayment for AP exams has led to much frustration for high school students and administrators...

Writers Find a Haven at Writer House
Drama Department Announces Spring Musical

Drama Department Announces Spring Musical

January 31, 2019

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

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