• February 7No School: Feb. 18, March 4, & March 18
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The Revolution

Make A Change: Crafting A Better Future

Make A Change: Crafting A Better Future

Kaitlyn Bitrick, Staff Reporter April 26, 2022

With the first few steps into room 213, members and new faces are immediately greeted and welcomed into the club. Students huddle around projects, making casual conversation and problem-solving as a team....

Celebrating International Womens Day

Celebrating International Women’s Day

Kaitlyn Bitrick, Staff Reporter March 8, 2022

International Women's Day encourages people to take the time to acknowledge women who have fought for women's rights and experienced repercussions to ensure the equity of future generations and those still...

UNICEF members posing with president Annie Brown in front of an SPCA drive poster.

Unified In UNICEF

Kaitlyn Bitrick, Staff Reporter March 1, 2022

“One thing I love about our club is how we are fully driven by the passion of our members,” AHS UNICEF club president junior Annie Brown said. The United Nations International Children's Emergency...

Freshman Sadaf Ashrat and  Junior Jazil Choudhry together in the upstairs hallway after Winter Break.

Afghanistan To Albemarle

Eavan Driscoll, Staff Reporter February 1, 2022

  Since opening in Charlottesville in 1998, the local International Rescue Committee (IRC) office has resettled 1,444 people from Afghanistan. However, over the past 23 years, the Charlottesville...

Working on the raised beds across from the tennis courts, members of the Pollinators Club, juniors Jenna Coleman and Madeline Paczkowski, along with senior Luciana Chandross tend native plants last spring.

Preserving Pollinators

Anna Zheng, Social Media Editor December 9, 2021

“[We’re] slowly making changes to how people view nature as not just something that is kind of extra but as something important,” Pollinators Club vice president junior Jenna Coleman said.  As...

Helen Hou works on her art piece for the Scholastic and Celebrating Art Fall competitions.

Electrifying The World 7 Steps At A Time

Kaitlyn Bitrick, Staff Reporter December 2, 2021

Balancing school, volunteering and extracurricular activities can be challenging for some, but for sophomore Helen Hou, it’s a devoted passion. Hou is the co-founder and president of Albemarle’s...

The Frotan family poses for a picture while awaiting transportation to Germany.

Escape from the Taliban

Eavan Driscoll, Staff Reporter November 16, 2021

“There was a shiver up and down, up and down. I couldn’t feel my legs. I couldn’t feel my arms, and I just said, ‘Mom let’s go home.’” Fourteen-year-old freshman Sara Frotan and her...

The students in Ancient Greek must learn the unique Greek alphabet. It is the only language at AHS that has an entirely different alphabet.

It’s All Greek to Me

Anya Rothman, Staff Reporter June 16, 2021

The oldest language taught at Albemarle High School is also the newest class being offered. Starting in the first semester, an Ancient Greek class made its debut at Albemarle High School with 21 students. The...

Patriots vs Warriors

Patriots vs Warriors

Eavan Driscoll, Staff Reporter June 9, 2021

In the summer heat of 1977 along a strip of the Downtown Mall, Albemarle and Western began their long-lasting rivalry with a tricycle race. Charley Armstrong, Western Albemarle’s first head principal,...

Graffiti mural honoring George Floyd

8 Ways To Be An Ally, One Year Later

Amy Wang, Staff Reporter June 3, 2021

On May 25, 2020, George Floyd was murdered by Derek Chauvin in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The video capturing his death, along with “Justice for George Floyd” posters and infographics, rapidly spread...

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