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Students Take Advantage of Local Job Opportunities

Students Take Advantage of Local Job Opportunities

Sarah Lemley, Revolution Correspondent

May 16, 2014

Over the summer, many teenagers are looking to earn a few extra dollars. Whether it's helping out with energetic children or lending a hand to customers at a local retail store, Charlottesville has an abundance of job opportunities for teens. "A positive aspect of having a job is the real world experience...

Jenna Petty and the Broken Hearts

Jenna Petty and the Broken Hearts

Alex Leslie, Staff Reporter

May 16, 2014

The four freshmen emerge from the band rooms after hearing the bell. The group finished Wednesday’s practice during CHAT with all members present, nothing short of a miracle. Jenna Petty and the Broken Hearts practice Wednesdays and Thursdays during CHAT. The band, consisting of Anthony Hoang, Sam...

The Kairos Effect

The Kairos Effect

Melanie Arthur, Managing Editor

May 16, 2014

With years of performance experience all over Virginia under its belt, The Kairos Effect (TKE) launches into its first record label deal and a developing career in the music industry. A Charlottesville grown Christian, Alternative Rock band with roots in AHS, TKE produces original songs that resonate...

The Strangest Angels

The Strangest Angels

Alex Leslie, Staff Reporter

May 16, 2014

The process begins with a simple scribble of a pen. It leads to the satisfying click as the pen is placed on the desk. After minutes of revising there comes a thump of the drums. The beat of the heart sets the rhythm and everything blossoms from there. The Strangest Angels is an all-girl indie rock...

Seasonal Depression: Winter Leaves Students With Negative Feelings

Kieran Rundle, Revolution Correspondent

February 27, 2014

“When it gets colder, I always want to wrap up in my warm bed and just stay and shut out the world,” junior Allison Jaggers said. Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that happens when the seasons change and the amount of light in a day becomes shorter and shorter, according...

Winter Driving: Students Learn to Take Cautionary Measures During the Hazardous Season

Winter Driving: Students Learn to Take Cautionary Measures During the Hazardous Season

Kate Edson, Design Editor

February 27, 2014

“It all happened so fast...after a few seconds I fully realized what [had] happened and got really scared,” senior Lauren Visokay said of her recent car accident. “I felt very nervous and frantic.” Over one million weather-related car accidents occur and kill over six thousand people annually,...

Not So Social Networking

Not So Social Networking

Melanie Arthur, Managing Editor

December 19, 2013

“I have an Instagram account, a Twitter, a Facebook, I have a Vine, a Pinterest, and a Tumblr,” senior Renas Gadow said. “When I go home the first thing I do is go on my phone, and also when I wake up, and before I go to sleep, so I check my phone a lot.” While more school work and research...

Steel Magnolias Steals Hearts

Steel Magnolias Steals Hearts

Bailey Bush, Online Editor

December 19, 2013

This Nov.  the drama department put on “Steel Magnolias” and the Virginia Theatre Association High School Theater Festival Runner Up “Shakespeare’s R&J”. The drama department presented the shows Nov. 22-24 with “Steel Magnolias” showing on all three days and a double presentation...

Got Con?: Cosplayers Gear Up for Local Conventions

Got Con?: Cosplayers Gear Up for Local Conventions

E. Edwards, Staff Reporter

October 10, 2013

The lobby of the Holiday Inn is busy. Vocaloid’s Hatsune Miku sips water from a styrofoam cup; meanwhile Gamzee Makara of Homestuck chats up an artist who is selling their wares from a booth in the hallway. Korra of Legend of Korra poses for fans who ask for her picture as they see her congregatin...

Dancers Train At Joffrey Ballet

Dancers Train At Joffrey Ballet

Kate Edson, Design Editor

October 10, 2013

Dance Moms, Abby’s Ultimate Dance Competition, Bunheads. Sound familiar? These popular television series showcase famous young dancers, who trained alongside four of AHS’ most experienced dancers this summer in New York City. These students attended intensives at the Joffrey Ballet School, a renowned...

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