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College Week Offers Opportunities for Help, Exploration

Rebecca Giesecke, Revolution Correspondent

November 13, 2017


Filed under News, Schools

Albemarle High School is hosting a College Week from Nov. 13-17, providing workshops, information sessions, and chances to meet with representatives from a variety of colleges from and around Virginia. This will be the fourth college week AHS has conducted and is open to all grade levels throughout...

Meet the Candidates for the Rio District School Board Seat

Meet the Candidates for the Rio District School Board Seat

Jesse Case and Jake Elliott

November 6, 2017


Filed under News, Schools, Showcase

With four-term School Board member Pam Moynihan not running for reelection, the race for the Rio District seat on the Albemarle County School Board has become one of the most competitive. Candidates Mary McIntyre and Katrina Callsen took time to speak with The Revolution about their background and what...

Albemarle Will Celebrate Diversity With Cultural Fair

Maddy White, Staff Reporter

October 10, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

This Wednesday and Thursday in the Breezeway at CHAT, the language department is hosting a cultural fair for all of the students to experience a wide variety of cultures. “We would really like for everyone, not just students taking a language, but the whole school, to come have fun and, experie...

Spirit Week: What’s Going Down

Spirit Week: What’s Going Down

Olivia Hall, Staff Reporter

October 8, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Monday, Oct. 9: Class Color Day Freshman: Blue Sophomores: White Juniors: Red Seniors: Black Follow @AHSSpiritWars to find out when your class will be taking a picture on the breezeway. Retweet Competition till 4:30 Students of each class will be given a tweet that they must retweet as many times as possible. Tuesday, Oct. 10...

What Even is Forensics: A Quick Guide

What Even is Forensics: A Quick Guide

Jesse Case, Co-Editor-In-Chief

September 24, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

One of the greatest mysteries of Albemarle, aside from the pool on the roof, is our forensics team. A student will rarely know what forensics is, despite how successful the AHS team has been in the past. Most often when asked what forensics is, most will just shrug or give a vague guess like, ...

Counseling Department Hosts College Fair for Seniors

Counseling Department Hosts College Fair for Seniors

Jesse Case, Co-Editor-In-Chief

September 18, 2017


Filed under News, Schools

This past Sunday, Sept. 17, the Albemarle Counseling Department hosted a College Planning Night for students and families to learn more about their colleges of choice. The evening opened up with a Q&A panel featuring deans of admission from William and Mary, James Madison, Penn State, Longwoo...

Freeing up summer

Astrid Weisend, Staff Reporter

June 2, 2017


Filed under News, Schools

Continuing their crackdown on excessive homework, the school is now implementing a new policy banning summer homework. Since limiting classes to assigning two hours of homework per week, the restrictions now encompass the summer homework that accompanies upper level classes. This change was inspired...

Mary Poppins: A supercalifragilisticexpialidocious show

Mary Poppins: A supercalifragilisticexpialidocious show

Beth Shifflett, Staff Reporter

April 26, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Chimney sweepers, flight, magic, and the word “supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” are only a few of the things that come to mind when “Mary Poppins” is mentioned. The Albemarle High School drama department will be putting on this play as the annual spring musical this year. This classic show w...

Students React to Pre-Prom Meeting

Eliza MacKnight, Editorial Editor

April 26, 2017


Filed under News, Schools

A pre-prom meeting was held on Thursday, April 20, to promote safe behavior after the Prom, which took place on Saturday, April 22. The meeting was led by former AHS teacher Anita Jenkins, who spoke of her son Nolan Jenkins, who tragically died in a car accident after attempting to drive from a f...

Conservation club marching for awareness

Kate Ferguson, Staff Reporter

April 24, 2017


Filed under News

With the new additions to our government, there has been several marches on Washington D.C. to raise awareness about everything from women’s rights to science.  The new Conservation Club will add themselves to the ranks of the People’s Climate March on April 29 in order to promote climate chang...

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