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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

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...

Spirit Week 2013:  Music and Trivia

Spirit Week 2013: Music and Trivia

Cata Chernavvsky-Sequeira, Staff Photographer October 27, 2013

Seniors clinched first place in Beat the Fanatics, edging out juniors with a last minute streak.

Spirit Week 2013:  Pep Rally

Spirit Week 2013: Pep Rally

Patrick Andrews, Co-Editor-in-Chief October 27, 2013

Spirit Skits 2013: Do they really improve spirit?

Patrick Andrews, Editor-in-Chief October 11, 2013

Something this year struck me about the Spirit Week skits. It may have been because I was in one for the first time or because I just happened to notice it more clearly, but the skits don’t improve school...

2013:  Students Start the Spirit Week Competition

2013: Students Start the Spirit Week Competition

Patrick Andrews, Editor-in-Chief October 4, 2013

During lunch, students from all grades gathered in their respective corners of the cafeteria and started the scramble to complete their murals. The freshman class struggled to cover their red paper with...