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The Revolution

Anna Zheng

Anna Zheng, Editor in Chief

Senior Anna Zheng (she/her) is in her fourth year of journalism. Previously, she served as Social Media Editor for two years and spent a summer at the Medill-Northwestern Journalism Institute. Outside of the newsroom, she runs Make a Change Club and Young AAPI of Charlottesville. Anna plans on studying Communications and Journalism at Northwestern University and pursuing a career in Public Relations.

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Godspell Premieres Tonight

Anna Zheng, Editor in Chief
May 1, 2024
At Girls Geek Day, elementary-aged girls build structures using plastic tubes. SWE uses these projects like this to introduce girls to the basics of STEM.

A Place for Girls in the STEM Space

The Society of Women Engineers Next empowers young girls to pursue interests in STEM
Anna Zheng, Editor in Chief
March 27, 2024
Assistant principal Leilani Keys dicusses what its like to be a woman in educational administration and what Womens History Month means to her.

Women’s History Month Spotlight: Assistant Principal Leilani Keys

Keys discusses her experiences as a woman in educational administration
Anna Zheng, Editor in Chief
March 22, 2024
In an Instagram poll of 169 AHS students, The Revolution found that 92% of respondents do not find homeroom seminars useful.

Grade-level Seminars Fall Flat

Anna Zheng, Editor in Chief
March 4, 2024
Courtesy of flipturn

Hidden Gems: flipturn’s ‘Heavy Colors’ EP

The Revolution uncovers the best "new" entertainment for you
Anna Zheng, Editor in Chief
February 26, 2024
Sophomores Hadley Clarke and Paige Davis rehearse for the Drama 2 class one act, Antigone, on Feb. 13 in the auditorium.

Drama Class To Perform One Act ‘Antigone’

Before the Drama class heads to Henrico for the VHSL One Act Competition, they plan to entertain friends and family first.
Anna Zheng, Editor in Chief
February 12, 2024
Students enter Albemarle High School before school starts in the morning.

Potential 7+1 Schedule Creates Controversy

Anna Zheng, Editor in Chief
December 13, 2023
CATEC To Host Blood Drive on Halloween

CATEC To Host Blood Drive on Halloween

Anna Zheng, Editor in Chief
October 18, 2023
The AHS faculty and staff pose for a group photo the day before school starts.

’23-’24 New Teacher Roundup

A get-to-know-you with the new teachers and staff.
Junior Emmett Lach Goes Back to Books

Junior Emmett Lach Goes Back to Books

Anna Zheng, Editor in Chief
September 6, 2023
Junior Autumn Murphy

Junior Autumn Murphy

Anna Zheng, Social Media Editor
June 1, 2023
Senior Kayla McQuilkin

Senior Kayla McQuilkin

Anna Zheng, Social Media Editor
May 31, 2023
Junior Audrey Evasius

Junior Audrey Evasius

Anna Zheng, Social Media Editor
May 30, 2023
Junior Josh Im

Junior Josh Im

Anna Zheng, Social Media Editor
May 26, 2023
Junior Kaitlin Roadcap

Junior Kaitlin Roadcap

Anna Zheng, Social Media Editor
May 22, 2023
Senior Angelina Martinez

Senior Angelina Martinez

Anna Zheng, Social Media Editor
May 9, 2023
A Cessna, one of the planes Davis and DeVito often fly, sits on the runway at sunrise.

Sky’s the Limit

High school pilots Graham and Wade are happiest above the clouds.
Anna Zheng, Social Media Editor
March 22, 2023
Junior Melissa Alms

Junior Melissa Alms

Anna Zheng, Social Media Editor
March 14, 2023
Senior Brisa Caballero-Chigo smiles with glee as Ur Dream Gurlz members surround her while chanting Its Mr. Steal your girl from the song Bottoms Up by Trey Songz and Nicki Minaj.

Pictures From Feb. 14 “V-Day Thang”

Action shots are in the gallery with group photos below.
Anna Zheng and Eavan Driscoll
February 26, 2023
(Left to right) Seniors Malekye Hicks and Isaiah Grevious pen their commitment to playing college football.

Looking to the Future

Seniors Isaiah Grevious and Malekye Hicks sign Letters of Intent to play football at VMI and Frostburg State University.
Anna Zheng, Social Media Editor
February 3, 2023
Junior Emily Zhu

Junior Emily Zhu

Anna Zheng, Social Media Editor
February 2, 2023
Junior Grey Davis glides through the water during the breaststroke portion of the girls 200 IM. She and teammate sophomore Sara Wells won their respective heats.

AHS Swim and Dive Team Competes at the 1/10 Ben Hair Swim Meet

Below are pictures from the meet. Official scores have not been released.
Anna Zheng and Eavan Driscoll
January 12, 2023
(Left to right) Senior Jenna Coleman, junior Maddie Gypson and senior Hanna Guyton lead the girls varsity pack at the Oct. 8 Albemarle Invitational. They placed 33rd, 10th and 41st, respectively, with the team placing second overall.

Power and Grace

Girls cross country reflects on a successful season
Anna Zheng, Social Media Editor
December 7, 2022
Counselor Emily Holmstrom

Counselor Emily Holmstrom

Anna Zheng, Social Media Editor
September 30, 2022
Math Teacher Elizabeth Collier

Math Teacher Elizabeth Collier

Anna Zheng, Social Media Editor
September 30, 2022
Social Worker Dawn Monroe

Social Worker Dawn Monroe

Anna Zheng, Social Media Editor
September 30, 2022
Special Education Teacher Jenn Franklin

Special Education Teacher Jenn Franklin

Anna Zheng, Social Media Editor
September 30, 2022
ESOL Teacher Krista Rush

ESOL Teacher Krista Rush

Anna Zheng, Social Media Editor
September 30, 2022
P.E. Teacher Sue Zeanah

P.E. Teacher Sue Zeanah

Anna Zheng, Social Media Editor
September 12, 2022
Music for the Masses

Music for the Masses

Renae George releases an EP to wrap up her senior year
Anna Zheng, Social Media Editor
June 7, 2022
Junior Landon Grady

Junior Landon Grady

Anna Zheng, Social Media Editor
May 3, 2022
BSU & LatinX Social

BSU & LatinX Social

Anna Zheng, Social Media Editor
March 28, 2022

Celebrating Culture: BSU & LatinX Social

Anna Zheng, Social Media Editor
March 28, 2022
Sophomore Olivia Kim

Sophomore Olivia Kim

Anna Zheng, Social Media Editor
March 25, 2022
Freshman Kayden Wright accepts a white ribbon from senior organizer Yatzil Romero-Rodriguez at the bus loop to promote peace.

Patriots for Peace

Anna Zheng, Social Media Editor
March 11, 2022
English Teacher Brianne Kingery

English Teacher Brianne Kingery

Anna Zheng, Social Media Editor
March 11, 2022

[Video] Students Walk Out Over Mask Policy

Anna Zheng, Social Media Editor
March 9, 2022
Students in the breezeway wear their masks during extended transition.

Literally Life or Death

Masks are more important than ever — not just for yourself
Anna Zheng, Social Media Editor
February 28, 2022
ACPS Revamps Inclement Weather Policies

ACPS Revamps Inclement Weather Policies

Virtual learning returns for extended closures
Anna Zheng, Social Media Editor
February 22, 2022
Senior Brandon Richmond

Senior Brandon Richmond

Anna Zheng, Social Media Editor
February 22, 2022
Students line up to pay for their Valentines Day items at the SCA window.

SCA Introduces New V-Day Plans

Anna Zheng, Social Media Editor
February 10, 2022
BSU Hosts College & Career Workshop

BSU Hosts College & Career Workshop

Anna Zheng, Social Media Editor
February 7, 2022
Sophomore Dylan Holland

Sophomore Dylan Holland

Anna Zheng, Social Media Editor
January 31, 2022
Working on the raised beds across from the tennis courts, members of the Pollinators Club, juniors Jenna Coleman and Madeline Paczkowski, along with senior Luciana Chandross tend native plants last spring.

Preserving Pollinators

Anna Zheng, Social Media Editor
December 9, 2021
Sophomore Ben Hersman

Sophomore Ben Hersman

Anna Zheng, Social Media Editor
November 18, 2021
Spanish Teacher Erin Verham

Spanish Teacher Erin Verham

Anna Zheng, Staff Reporter
October 26, 2021
The 2019-2020 dance team performs at a football game. This year, they will perform during halftime at every home varsity basketball game.

Dancers in Demand

Dance team seeks new members for winter season
Anna Zheng, Social Media Editor
October 8, 2021
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