• February 7No School: Feb. 18, March 4, & March 18
  • February 7Q3 Club Days: Feb. 11, Feb. 25 & March 25

The Revolution

Since early March, gas prices have been rising.

Why so High?

Nico Banaszak, Staff Reporter April 28, 2022

Students are experiencing sticker shock when they fill up their gas tanks over the past six weeks.  As of April 12, Virginia’s average prices on regular gasoline are 68% higher than they were a year...

New Virginia Law Could Restrict Books In School

Iman Haque-Meyers, Staff Reporter April 19, 2022

In January, State Senator Bill DeSteph, R-Virginia Beach, introduced a bill that would require parental consent for students to check out “sexually explicit” books from school libraries.  While...

BSU & LatinX Social

BSU & LatinX Social

Anna Zheng, Social Media Editor March 28, 2022

Freshman Kayden Wright accepts a white ribbon from senior organizer Yatzil Romero-Rodriguez at the bus loop to promote peace.

Patriots for Peace

Anna Zheng, Social Media Editor March 11, 2022

This Friday, March 11, students and staff wore white as part of the SCA's initiative to promote peace and support victims of the Russian-Ukrainian conflict.  Students donned white clothing while...

Snow crew members work to clear the sidewalk and driveway of a Belmont resident after the Jan. 17 snow.

A Port in the Storm

Graham Dougald, Staff Reporter March 10, 2022
The Snow Crew, which Lambert organized with members of the AHS rowing team, has cleared over 80 driveways this year. His vision for the Snow Crew was to, “address a specific community need, and something we could all get together and help someone out.”
Albemarle students gather in a walkout on March 1 to protest the lifting of the mask mandate in schools.

Students Walk Out Over Mask Policy

Anna Zheng, Social Media Editor March 9, 2022

On Tuesday March 1, students walked out of class as a response to the new state law making wearing a mask in school optional. About 80 students walked out into the bus parking lot at 9:30 a.m. with...

The majority of students were still wearing masks on March 1 as they traveled between classes.

Student Reactions Mixed to Mask Policy Changes

Brylee Hall, Staff Reporter March 1, 2022

Face masks for students at school will be optional as of March 1. Governor Youngkin signed  Senate Bill 739 into law on Feb. 16, which gives the option for parents/guardians to decide if their child will...

ACPS Revamps Inclement Weather Policies

ACPS Revamps Inclement Weather Policies

Anna Zheng, Social Media Editor February 22, 2022

With only eight full and two partial days of school occurring in January, ACPS is considering ways to make up instructional time for future inclement weather conditions. “Including today’s [Monday’s]...

Students line up to pay for their Valentines Day items at the SCA window.

SCA Introduces New V-Day Plans

Anna Zheng, Social Media Editor February 10, 2022

In continuation with limitations on social events, COVID-19 continues to impact beloved AHS traditions like V-Day Thang.  In past years, the event was filled with candy grams and Valentine’s groups...

BSU Hosts College & Career Workshop

BSU Hosts College & Career Workshop

Anna Zheng, Social Media Editor February 7, 2022

Starting Tuesday, over the next three days, Feb. 8-10, the Black Student Union is hosting a college and career workshop. It will be held in the library from 4:00-5:30 p.m. with free snacks and beverages...

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