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The Revolution

New student strums her way to success

New student strums her way to success

Kate Edson, Staff Writer

November 15, 2012

“I’ve loved music since as long as I can remember,” junior Bree Valine said. She is now trying to take her musicianship to the next level by writing original music and performing publically. Valine has been “banging on the keys [of the piano] forever.” She started to sing and play guitar...

Healing the hurt: Students express grief over tragedies

Healing the hurt: Students express grief over tragedies

Austen Weathersby, Copy Editor

October 15, 2012

In the hallway near the front entrance of AHS, student art hangs on the wall in front of the auditorium. One of these stands out: a colorful and abstract portrait of a young girl with long hair, knees drawn up to her chest. The italicized type at the bottom of the picture presents not only the name of...

Alum’s Curiosity takes him to Mars

Alum’s Curiosity takes him to Mars

Reilly McCann, Staff Writer

October 15, 2012

In August of 1953 Albemarle High School opened its doors for the first time. Many things have changed in the past 60 years. This year the Revolution will be interviewing alumni to look back into AHS’ past and look forward into the future. When the Mars rover Curiosity made headline this summer, ...

Facebook losing ground to new sites

Facebook losing ground to new sites

Kaitlyn Miller, Managing Editor

October 15, 2012

How many times have people said “it’s not official until it’s on Facebook?”  With over 750 million monthly visitors making it the number one worldwide site, Facebook has become a central focus of many teenagers’ and adults’ social life.  But Facebook might be losing wind as other sites...

Picture perfect or picture problems?

Picture perfect or picture problems?

Bailey Bush, Staff

October 9, 2012

Thinking about posting those pictures from last Saturday’s party? Think again. “During my sophomore year I got a weekly job babysitting for a family,” Senior Kaitlyn Miller said. “I found out that the babysitter before me was fired because the parents googled her, and found her Facebook with...

From the Alps to the Blue Ridge Mountains- exchange student Deslisle comes to America

From the Alps to the Blue Ridge Mountains- exchange student Deslisle comes to America

Jenn Leider, editor

October 9, 2012

“Everything is bigger and cheaper.” Swiss exchange student Ludovic Deslisle experienced this American culture shock first hand as a part of his year-long exchange program to attend AHS. “I wanted to learn English, meet other people, try a new life, have a great experience,” Deslisle said. Deslisle...

Homecoming? Students find creative ways to get their dates to say “yes”

Melanie Arthur, Staff Writer

October 5, 2012

Homecoming is in two weeks and students have prepared for the big night by securing groups of friends to hang with, dinner out and, most importantly, whom they are dancing with. It may be right around the corner, but it is not too late to get a date and make special plans for the night of Oct 20....

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