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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...

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...

Patriots Basketball Reaches States

Ben Yung, Staff Reporter

February 28, 2016

The Patriots basketball team advances to states following their 58-45 win against George Marshall on Tuesday. Any goals set by coach Maynard at the beginning of the season have been met and surpassed as the team carries on to states. “So far the team has reached its goal for the season, by bein...

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...

A Cappella Group (Re)mixes It Up

A Cappella Group (Re)mixes It Up

Alex Joncas and Eliza MacKnight

February 11, 2016

The UVA a cappella group, Remix, performed in the AHS media center Wednesday during CHAT as part of the celebration of Black History Month. They performed three songs, including Fetty Wap’s “Trap Queen,” as part of the events happening all throughout February.  “I think it’s a gr...

Black History Month Gears Up with New Events and Contests

Black History Month Gears Up with New Events and Contests

Alex Leslie, Editor-in-Chief

February 3, 2016

Students and teachers will be able to participate in Black History celebrations during the entire month of February this year. History teacher Ben Allen and a committee of teachers established a schedule of activities, events and competitions to engage students in the history of African-Americans. ...

Invisible Man Gets Good Reviews

Invisible Man Gets Good Reviews

Josie Collier, Revolution Correspondent

December 15, 2015

The AHS Players performed their show Invisible Man on Nov.20 and 21. The play, by John Wells, is about a homeless man who is mute, played by sophomore Kevin Cox. The story takes place in a subway as different types of people walk by the homeless man. He sees many things occur and tries his best to hel...

School Board Votes “No” To Redistricting

School Board Votes “No” To Redistricting

Ben Yung, Staff Reporter

December 15, 2015

The school is overcrowded. Over the past four years: the lunch room has become more and more packed, the breezeway now struggles to support the uncontrollable sea of students that come rushing out after every block and the halls have become so filled that it is nearly impossible to weave through ...

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