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The Revolution

Boys’ basketball wins most regular season games in school history.

Boys' basketball wins most regular season games in school history.

Thomas Fischbeck, Staff Reporter

February 27, 2017

After a 2015-16 season that many pegged as the greatest season in the history of Albemarle Basketball, this year’s squad has exceeded even the most optimistic of expectations. At this point last season, the Patriots were riding high heading into the tournament, but this year, AHS has been even better....

Is Sex Next?

“I feel like a lot of people have had sex by senior year. I don’t think that people get pressured, they just think it’s the right time,” sophomore Taylor Sheffield said.

Statistics from: Finer LB and Philbin JM, Sexual Initiation, Contraceptive Use, and Pregnancy Among Young Adolescents, Pediatrics, 2013.

Ellie Forney, Staff Corespondent

April 3, 2015

As a specialist at the UVa Teen and Young Adult Health Center, who also teaches health education to Albemarle students, Mary Sullivan gets lots of question from students. One that she remembers vividly was, “Is there something wrong with me if I’m not interested in a sexual relationship right now?” Favorite...

Teen Anxiety

Sophomore Taylor Holt took a picture of herself while having a panic attack.

Kali Vosper, Staff Correspondent

April 3, 2015

Everyone has had butterflies in their stomachs before a major test, but nausea, shortness of breath, and a rapid heartbeat? These are all symptoms of anxiety disorder, a problem that many teenagers are facing. In the United States, about 25 percent of kids 13-18 will experience an anxiety disorder...

Jenna Petty and the Broken Hearts

Jenna Petty and the Broken Hearts will perform May 16 at the Lit Mag Open Mic Release Party.

Alex Leslie, Staff Reporter

May 16, 2014

The four freshmen emerge from the band rooms after hearing the bell. The group finished Wednesday’s practice during CHAT with all members present, nothing short of a miracle. Jenna Petty and the Broken Hearts practice Wednesdays and Thursdays during CHAT. The band, consisting of Anthony Hoang, Sam...

Brandon Isaiah Named Albemarle Head Coach

Isaiah explains his process along with his expectations.

Alex Leslie, Staff Reporter

April 18, 2014

The renaissance for Albemarle football is now lead  by a renaissance man himself, Brandon Isaiah. Albemarle revealed Isaiah to students and media at a meeting during CHAT on April 17. “I want you to really open your mind to what we can do together,” Isaiah said at his unveiling ceremony. Isaia...

Budget Shortfall Prompts “Tough Decisions”

Alex Leslie, Sports Editor

February 27, 2014

“It’s the worst we’ve faced for as long as I’ve been here,” Michelle Caldwell said at a Feb. 18 budget meeting in light of an almost $7 million budget shortfall. Albemarle County Schools’ budget, which stood at $164 million, is $6.68 million short of the estimated revenue projection. Student...

Volleyball Bumps Competition and Sets High Expectations

Senior Alexus Anderson motivates the Albemarle girls at home in their 3-0 victory over Halifax in the Conference championships on Nov. 11.

Alex Leslie, Staff Reporter

December 19, 2013

An undefeated regular season is nothing new for the varsity volleyball team, what is new are the three sophomores. Although AHS volleyball will be losing six seniors after this year, they gained three “promising” sophomores. “We will be losing a huge front row such as big blockers and amazing...

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