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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

Nina steering her laser with the help of the wind.

Life on Open Waters

Eme Massarelli April 25, 2014

As  a native to North Carolina, Nina Willms is no stranger to the sailing and beach life culture. “I’ve gone to Camp Seafarer for Girls since I was very young, and that’s where I started sailing,”...

Dor Hananel and Sophie Salomon work on the design of their teams robot.

Is Dor Hananel the Next Tony Stark?

Patrick Andrews, Editor-in-Chief April 16, 2014

Walking next to him, you would have thought that Dor Hananel was a regular person. Looking at him, you would immediately notice his well-worn blue jeans, New Balance tennis shoes, a black, green, or dark...

Tommy Lee and Josh Meeks check a phone during TAB.

Student and Faculty Thoughts on Cheating and Cyberbullying

Patrick Andrews, Editor-in-Chief December 13, 2013

You know the big blue bird and the all too familiar white “f.” You’ve tweeted, retweeted, chatted, “snapchatted,” “facebooked,”  blogged, Skyped, commented, posted, liked, disliked, friend...