The Revolution

Director of Transportation Jim Foley reaches out to an appreciative staff member. Drivers from each school decorated their buses and paraded through the AHS bus lot to honor Foley for his service to ACPS.

Transportation Department Honors Director with Parade

November 16, 2021

If you heard drums at the end of Patriot Period, you weren't imagining them. The Marching Patriot drumline participated in a bus parade to honor retiring director of transportation James Foley. Decorated...

Lit Mag Wins Big at VHSL Media Championship

Lit Mag Wins Big at VHSL Media Championship

October 19, 2021

Polarity, the 2021 edition of the AHS literary art magazine, received top honors in the Virginia High School League Media Championship on Saturday. The magazine brought home a Trophy Class designation,...

The 2019-2020 dance team performs at a football game. This year, they will perform during halftime at every home varsity basketball game.

Dancers in Demand

Anna Zheng, Staff Reporter October 8, 2021

Following a hiatus, the AHS dance team is making a comeback. Last year, the dance team was unable to perform because of COVID-19 restrictions, but now it is starting back up again. “Dance team...

Yes A-Town, there is a Homecoming

Yes A-Town, there is a Homecoming

Kaitlyn Bitrick, Staff Reporter October 4, 2021

Like everything else this year, Spirit Week and the Homecoming dance are affected by Covid. Beginning Monday, Oct. 4 and ending with the dance on Saturday, Oct. 8, students will still have some of the...

Six feet apart, Xs mark socially-distanced spots in the student section of the bleachers. Patriot fans will need to stay socially distant in order to avoid further regulations.

New Social Distancing Rules Begin for Athletic Events

Eavan Driscoll, Staff Reporter September 3, 2021

The student section at the home football game against William Flemming tonight will look a little different compared to the hordes of fans last week. Patriot fans will need to stand on Xs six feet apart...

Above is a timeline for decision making of the creation of virtual school

Albemarle County Virtual School Preview

Riley Showker, Staff Reporter June 14, 2021

For the first time in Albemarle County, a fully virtual school will be offered for the 2021-2022 school year, and it will be significantly different from the virtual experience of the year that’s coming...

Arthur (Soren Corbett) rallies the underdogs of Wonderland High to let their voices be heard.

AHS Players Spring into Wonderland High

Dijion Harris, Staff Reporter May 26, 2021

Fans of Alice, the Mad Hatter’s tea party and the Queen of Hearts will have fun recognizing familiar faces and characters in the AHS Players’ production of Wonderland High. The play takes place...

Seniors Aditi Prakash and Rimi Kaur pose at home with some of the STEM kits that they made for local children. Prikash got the idea from attending the MESA BRIDGE camp that Emily Couric Scholarship winner and AHS alum Ayoade Balogun (17) created.

Senior Snags Top Scholarship

Malachi Keys, Staff Reporter May 18, 2021

Senior Aditi Prakash has been awarded the prestigious Emily Couric Leadership Scholarship for her work with creating STEM kits for younger students during the COVID quarantine period. Each high school...

Not Quite Prom, Senior Celebration

Not Quite Prom, Senior Celebration

Amy Wang, Staff Reporter May 13, 2021

Seniors will have a chance to go back to normal for a night at the Not Quite Prom, Senior Celebration on Saturday, May 22.  While a traditional Prom can’t take place this year, this celebration will...

Keeping a dedicated workspace can help give students more of a work/life balance.

Virtually Healthy

Kaitlyn Bitrick, Staff Reporter May 5, 2021

Students have been seeking ways to improve their mental health during virtual learning in various ways. However, it’s not easy for every student staying virtual at AHS. Quarantine has forced students...

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