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The Revolution

Why We Need Chat Every Day

Bailey Bush , Online Editor December 19, 2013

Recently there has been a lot of discussion over CHAT versus reinstalling 8th period. Both times are valuable for student/teacher collaboration, but CHAT is the better option for students and teachers....

When You're in the Library, Please Be Quiet

When You’re in the Library, Please Be Quiet

October 10, 2013

Noise in the library is always a problem, but with the new updates more people seem to be coming into the library during long lunch and before school. The Revolution would like to remind students that...

Constructive Criticism

Bailey Bush, Online Editor October 10, 2013

Unless you’re new to Albemarle, or just unobservant, you’ve probably noticed the changes in the library. From new furniture to a whole new room known as the Writing Center, the amount of money spent...

Outlining vs. Feeling the Touch of the Sun’s Warming Rays: The Adolescent Dilemma

Julia Harrison, Copy Editor October 10, 2013

How ironic that I write this article while I’m sitting in a dark room with my windows closed, even though it’s a 74-degree evening, my lap burning from an overheated laptop. Although a hypocrite, I...

The flaws in College Board

Jessica Vickerman, Editor-in-chief May 17, 2013

Now seniors have ended their three-year, excruciatingly painful and expensive relationship with the College Board, it’s time to look back over our time spent together. Has the organization really improved...

Editor-in-chief Jessica Vickerman says goodbye to The Revolution

Jessica Vickerman, Editor-in-chief May 17, 2013

Like editors of years past, I started my senior goodbye a few hours before the paper was submitted to be published and wrote it directly on spread. I learned from the best, and I hope that this pattern...

Managing Editor Kaitlyn Miller says goodbye to the Revolution

Kaitlyn Miller, Managing Editor May 17, 2013

I could spend this space giving you deep wisdom I have collected over my four years at AHS and my long 18 years on earth.  But let’s be honest- no one would read that (actually, I’m impressed that...

Is College Board actually beneficial?

Jessica Vickerman, queen editor May 17, 2013

Now seniors have ended their three-year, excruciatingly painful and expensive relationship with the College Board, it's time to look back over our time spent together. Has the organization really improved...

This is Julia's last article of the year and rather than attach a picture that directly relates to her piece, she asks that you enjoy her favorite picture of Heath Ledger and have a wonderful summer.

Julia Hates Something: The Reality of High School

Julia Harrison, Staff Reporter May 17, 2013

Breakfast Club (1985), Clueless (1995), 10 Things I Hate About You (1999), Mean Girls (2004), High School Musical(s) (2006-2008)—collectively these movies led me to believe that high school was four...

Your use of bad grammar grates on the ears of your more linguistically sensitive peers. For their sake and for yours, take the time to review your word usage.

Let’s get grammar-ed: a brief review of grammar

Austen Weathersby, copy editor May 15, 2013

Okay, okay, I get it. The English language is hard, and putting in the effort to write and say things correctly is not fun. You have commas and apostrophes and semicolons and a billion exceptions to...

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