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AHS bucket list: 15 things to do before you graduate

AHS bucket list: 15 things to do before you graduate

Sophie Willis, Staff Reporter

February 27, 2017

1. Attend A Jazz Band dance “You get to experience the music that AHS students have practiced and performed”- Junior Emma Willis 2. Befriend a foreign exchange student “You get to see and understand a whole new way of life while learning a new language. Probably the best part about it though...

Let’s Bring the ’90s Back

Let’s Bring the ’90s Back

Maddy White, Staff Reporter

February 27, 2017

Have you begun to notice more people wearing overalls? How about more bands that have grunge or pop punk music styles? All of these are influenced by the ‘90s. However, it’s not just clothes or film that are influenced, there are other factors in our daily lives that have been influenced as well. Television Fans of shows such as...

Sleep deprivation creates major problems

Sleep deprivation creates major problems

Xueni Wang, Staff Reporter

February 27, 2017

The student next to you’s eyes keep drooping. His head drifts downward, then he suddenly flinches and pulls it back up. He sits up straight in his desk and forces himself to pay attention to the teacher. A look of confusion comes over his when he realizes that he missed some critical information during...

Makeup blends function and fun

Kyla Schott, Staff Reporter

February 27, 2017

Makeup has been in history for a very very long time. From the Egyptian eyeliner to the ghostly white faces of the Elizabethan era English, no wonder it is an iconic trademark for women. “At first it [makeup] was presented to women to please men. Like in the times of the 18th-century women in Fran...

Spirit Week Theme Days

Spirit Week Theme Days

Madelyn White, Staff Writer

October 5, 2016

Monday, October 10th - Class Color Day Freshmen - Red Sophomores - White Juniors - Blue Seniors - Black Tuesday, October 11th - Tie Dye / Hippie Day Wednesday, October 12th - Generation Day Freshmen - Toddlers Sophomores - College Students Juniors - Middle Age Parents Seniors...

Participating in Charity and Mission Work This Summer

Participating in Charity and Mission Work This Summer

Maddy White, Revolution Correspondent

May 23, 2016

“I love to do mission work because I know that I’m not just making a positive impact for myself, but also for others,” sophomore Ellie Forney said. Forney’s church, First Presbyterian, rotates their missionary work through different locations. This summer her church is going to Baltimore to...

Juniors design and publish award-winning magazine.

Juniors design and publish award-winning magazine.

Josie Collier, Revolution Correspondent

May 23, 2016

Junior Kieran Rundle wanted to be a published author. In the summer of 2014, Rundle received so many rejection letters that she got aggravated. Instead of giving up, she decided to make her own magazine. “I became really frustrated and grouchy and surfed Pinterest in procrastination from all of my summ...

Tom Tom Festival’s Youth Summit in Review

Jesse Case, Staff Reporter

April 19, 2016

On Thursday, April 14, Tom Tom Festival hosted a youth summit field trip available to young business owners. The Tom Tom Festival is an annual event aiming to connect visionaries with mentors and the means to create. At the youth summit, entrepreneurs from all over Virginia presented their ideas and spoke abou...

The Merit of a Video Game

The Merit of a Video Game

Jesse Case, Staff Reporter

March 7, 2016

Video games are a medium in which the consumer can personalize the artistic experience while staying within the constructs of the creator. It is a timeless experience unlike any other.

A Day with a Cop

A Day with a Cop

Ashley Bond, Managing Editor

March 7, 2016

  Ever wondered what it was like to be a police officer? Here’s a sneak peak at a piece of their typical day: 7:40a.m. Police Corporal David C. Wallace escorted me to his police cruiser and we began the ride along. 7:50 a.m. Before heading out to patrol for the day, we stopped at the police gas statio...

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