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Evelyn Garey awarded for acting and activism

Evelyn Garey awarded for acting and activism

December 18, 2018

Senior Evelyn Garey’s theatrical performance earned her the Best Actor award for the VHSL performance ...

School celebrates No-shave November

School celebrates No-shave November

December 18, 2018

No-shave November, sometimes known as 'Movember', is a month-long event in which men surrender their ra...

“The Hate U Give” Forum Sparks Discussion

“The Hate U Give” Forum Sparks Discussion

December 6, 2018

"The Hate U Give" by Angie Thomas has sparked discussions and forums centered around the topic of ra...

The Government Takes On Juul

November 1, 2018

The federal government began investigations into the use of electronic cigarettes and vapes last year....

Evolution Of The Juul

Evolution Of The Juul

November 1, 2018

The nicotine craze isn’t new to the world of high school, but what is different now is the small rectangular...

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...

Film Studies Starts the Year with the Classics

Film Studies Starts the Year with the Classics

October 2, 2018

It is an exciting start to the school year with Mr. Hughes rollin’ out those reels. He teaches the...

Weighted Grades: The Weight of the World?

Sophie Creager-Roberts and Franny Noll

June 2, 2018

Filed under News

It has been a topic of discussion throughout ACPS this winter and the county has gone as far as sending a district-wide email sent to students asking us what we think. The students of WAHS share how they feel about the possibility of getting rid of weighted grades. Right now when a student takes an honors class, an AP class,...

Students Discuss School Safety Procedures

Students Discuss School Safety Procedures

March 28, 2018

There has been a strong response in our community to the events of February 14, in which a gunman killed se...

Train Carrying Lawmakers Hits Truck in Crozet

Train Carrying Lawmakers Hits Truck in Crozet

January 31, 2018

  An Amtrak train carrying several Republican lawmakers collided into a garbage truck at Mary...