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2015: A year in review

2015: A year in review

Jake Elliott, Staff Reporter

December 15, 2015

2015 was a crazy year. The terrorist attacks on Paris, the major earthquake in Nepal, and flowing liquid found on Mars just to name a few events that headlined this year. The Paris terrorist attacks on Nov. 13 may be the event that people remember this year for. The attacks by ISIS killed over 100 p...

Holiday Recipes

Holiday Recipes

Kamryn Crossman, Revolution Correspondent

December 15, 2015

Looking for a special treat to share over the holidays? The months of cooking has arrived with all of the Autumn and Winter holidays occurring.   Peppermint Bark is quick and delicious, only two ingredients are required: 2 pounds of any chocolate 30 small smashed peppermint canes Prep time ...

Things to Cook When Home Alone

Things to Cook When Home Alone

Harley Walker, Revolution Correspondent

December 15, 2015

EGGS First make sure you have eggs, a stove, a pan, and a bowl. Take eggs out of carton. Crack eggs into bowl Grab a fork or whisk and mix eggs until they are all one color (yellow). Grab a frying pan Put ½ Tbsp of butter in pan. (optional)   Turn stove to the medium setting Heat u...

AVID teacher, Ms. Roberts, lists some good things to do when studying

AVID teacher, Ms. Roberts, lists some good things to do when studying

Zack Davis, Revolution Correspondent

December 15, 2015

Good things to do when studying: “Start studying early,” AVID teacher Amber Roberts said. Cramming the night before overloads your brains and makes it hard to process the information and retain it later. Study for short amounts of time to prevent your brain from not becoming fatigued. Pr...

Holiday Lights Tour Around Charlottesville

Holiday Lights Tour Around Charlottesville

Lorena Best, Revolution Correspondent

December 15, 2015

Have no homework or finished binge-watching Grey’s?  Instead of sitting around at home doing nothing, here are a few suggestions. One of the things around Charlottesville that is worthy of seeing is holiday lights. There are several places in which you can see these lights over the course of December. You...

Nine Easy Ways To Relieve Stress

Ben Yung, Staff Reporter

November 20, 2015

Contrary to popular belief, Time magazine states that numbers of people stressed and depressed in today’s world is actually dropping. Even though this seems like a positive statistic, the lack of knowledge and help for stress prevention is clear in our society; this is bound to lead to a reverse in the cu...

Which is better? Blackboard or Google Classroom?

November 4, 2015

2 2 Taking effect this year, many students at Albemarle are seeing changes in technology and the One to One program. This includes more usage of a program named Blackboard and many other platforms, such as Google Classroom. Blackboard is a site that helps students organize assignments and in a wa...

A Day in the Life of Spanish Teacher Maria Burruss

Allison Ferralli, Revolution Correspondent

November 4, 2015

    8:30: Spanish Teacher Maria Burruss arrives at school after dropping her daughter off at Cale Elementary School. She begins her day by setting up her slideshow for the day-projecting the “Do Now”, as she tries to stay awake after a recreation volleyball game the night before. Students...

Getting Charged Up

Kamryn Crossman, Revolution Correspondent

November 4, 2015

Since only about 30 students each year request a locker, Building Services decided to change some of the surplus lockers into charging stations and seating areas. Locker banks in the basement, foreign language hall, and the science hall converted to benches with four electrical outlets in each. ...

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