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Albemarle Students Take on International Science Fair After Killing It At Regionals

Albemarle Students Take on International Science Fair After Killing It At Regionals

Jesse Case, Art Editor

May 21, 2016

275 countries, 1,700 students, and four hard-working Albemarle students attended the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair throughout the week of May 8-13 in Phoenix, AZ. The four students selected to attend had to gain considerable recognition against other local talents at the Piedmont...

SCA Results for 2016-2017

Jesse Case, Staff Reporter

April 25, 2016

The student officers for 2016-17 have been decided and the results are in! The sophomore officers will be Lexie Kohler and Ashley and Cooper Cramer. Nick Ashby will be the only junior officer. Hannah Eiden, Anne Ridenhour, Benji Udstuen and Aiyanah Tyler-Cooper will be the next senior officer...

Tom Tom Festival’s Youth Summit in Review

Jesse Case, Staff Reporter

April 19, 2016

On Thursday, April 14, Tom Tom Festival hosted a youth summit field trip available to young business owners. The Tom Tom Festival is an annual event aiming to connect visionaries with mentors and the means to create. At the youth summit, entrepreneurs from all over Virginia presented their ideas and spoke abou...

Jazz Band Selected to Compete in Savannah Music Festival

Ben Yung, Staff Reporter

April 1, 2016

The jazz band traveled to Georgia to compete in the Jazz Central Swing portion of the Savannah Music Festival. Twelve high school jazz bands will compete for three finalist positions and these finalists choose one piece to compete for first place.“When we decided as a group that we wanted to audition...

What are You Doing for Spring Break?

Ashley M Bond, Managing Editor

March 18, 2016

Haven't decided what you're doing for spring break yet? Here's what your classmates are up to:         57% of students are traveling outside of Charlottesville.             10% of students are working.   ...

Albemarle Avoids Virus

Marc Rabourdin, Staff Reporter

March 15, 2016

Despite concern, early Tuesday morning, a virus did not strike AHS. Principal Jay Thomas stated that the computers here at Albemarle were safe from the virus, and the actions took this morning were purely preventative measures. Another undisclosed school in the ACPS system was infected with the virus, an...

A Day with a Cop

A Day with a Cop

Ashley Bond, Managing Editor

March 7, 2016

  Ever wondered what it was like to be a police officer? Here’s a sneak peak at a piece of their typical day: 7:40a.m. Police Corporal David C. Wallace escorted me to his police cruiser and we began the ride along. 7:50 a.m. Before heading out to patrol for the day, we stopped at the police gas statio...

Virginia Presidential Primary: Who has your support?

Virginia Presidential Primary: Who has your support?

February 28, 2016

Schools will be closed on Tuesday, March 1 for the Virginia Presidential Primary. The Revolution wants to know who has your support. Tell us why you support your candidate in the comments.    

Super Smell Requires Super Sluething

The mechanical room located beside the basement doors was the source of the odor.

Josie Collier, Staff Reporter

February 25, 2016

“It's smelt like sewage. It was awful,” sophomore Jordan Yowell said. A foul sewer-like smell began permeating the basement classrooms in October. School building manager Matt Titone went through many trials before he found the actual cause of the problem. “We first thought it was a gasket behind a...

Albemarle celebrates Black History Month with Chihamba

Madison Stumler and Harley Walker

February 23, 2016

With arms swinging and feet stomping to the rhythm of African drumming, students filled the library during CHAT on Feb. 11.   The group Chihamba performed live drumming and dancing to celebrate Black History Month. During the event, students from all grades were pulled out and taught some west Afr...

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