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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...

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...

Taking something a little interesting

Annika Morton, Staff Reporter

June 5, 2017


Filed under Schools

Albemarle is the most diverse schools in the state, so it is no surprise that Albemarle accommodates all of these different students with these unique electives. These electives include anything from learning a “dead” language to Creative writing. Students can also take a world language including S...

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...

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...

Spirit Week Theme Days

Spirit Week Theme Days

Madelyn White, Staff Writer

October 5, 2016


Filed under Features, News, Schools

Monday, October 10th - Class Color Day Freshmen - Red Sophomores - White Juniors - Blue Seniors - Black Tuesday, October 11th - Tie Dye / Hippie Day Wednesday, October 12th - Generation Day Freshmen - Toddlers Sophomores - College Students Juniors - Middle Age Parents Seniors...

Senior Plans

Senior Plans

May 23, 2016


Filed under News, Schools

A Adams, Connor: University of Cincinatti Adams-Yates, Myles: Undecided Akinola, Temi: UVA Al Mulhim, Waqas: PVCC Algburi, Heba: American River College Allan, Malayna: Brigham Young Alston, Devyn : Longwood Anderson, Nicolas : UVA Anderson, Zoe: Va Tech Angeley, Matt: UVA B ...

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


Filed under News, Schools

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...

Tom Tom Festival’s Youth Summit in Review

Jesse Case, Staff Reporter

April 19, 2016


Filed under Features, News, Schools

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...

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