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New Tri-Lab Stirs Discussion

New Tri-Lab Stirs Discussion

November 1, 2018

The modern tri-lab was built over the summer to offer a collaborative lab experience to students at W...

Fresh Faces All Around: Assistant Principal Teresa Tyler Joins WAHS Community

Fresh Faces All Around: Assistant Principal Teresa Tyler Joins WAHS Community

October 25, 2018

What is something you’ve been meaning to try but just haven’t gotten around to? It could be any...

Fresh Faces All Around: Assistant Principal Will Schaffer Joins WAHS Community

Fresh Faces All Around: Assistant Principal Will Schaffer Joins WAHS Community

October 25, 2018

What could you give a 40-minute presentation on with absolutely no preparation? The first thing that c...

Plans for New WAHS Science Labs Emerge

Plans for New WAHS Science Labs Emerge

January 29, 2018

New science labs are coming to WAHS. Students may have already heard of the renovations happening ne...

County Approves WAHS Cell Tower

County Approves WAHS Cell Tower

November 3, 2017

It is generally understood that cellular service at Western is horrible. Most students know a few spots...

Superintendent Moran Announces Retirement

Superintendent Moran Announces Retirement

November 3, 2017

Dr. Pamela Moran, superintendent of Albemarle County Public Schools since 2006, has announced her decision...

English Department Looks at Literature

English Department Looks at Literature

October 25, 2017

How do the books read in English classes get chosen?

Swim Teams Finish Second and Fourth at States

Swim Teams Finish Second and Fourth at States

March 19, 2017

The Western Albemarle Swim and Dive teams had a productive day at States last week. The boys finished...

Eleri Hayden Leaves A Legacy

Eleri Hayden Leaves A Legacy

Alex Lehmbeck, Sports Editor

March 19, 2017

Filed under Sports

As WAHS girls basketball senior Eleri Hayden prepared for her final regular season home game of her career,...

Avery Jordan Explores Interest in Education Philosophy

Avery Jordan Explores Interest in Education Philosophy

March 18, 2017

When a course elective or advanced placement opportunity isn’t offered by a school, many students,...

Bracketology: Our Picks

Bracketology: Our Picks

March 18, 2017

The odds of having a perfect bracket are already near impossible. Using a host of unusual analytics,...

WAHS Got Talent

WAHS Got Talent

Grace Berigan, Staff Writer

March 6, 2017

Filed under News

Contestant Erin Nelson was flooded with excitement as she began her duet with Rebekah Carroll, and commented...