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Good vs Bad AHS

Good vs Bad AHS

Maddie Stumler and Marc Rabourdin

December 15, 2015


Filed under Editorial, Opinion

THE GOOD: Walking around in the halls of AHS, I’m always hearing other students complain about things they dislike about the school. I transferred here this year from a very strict school district in Louisville, Kentucky and I want to share all the things I love and that I didn’t have back at my old school. C...

Black Thursday: The Thanksgiving Evening of a Retail Worker

Sarah Lemley, staff reporter

December 4, 2014


Filed under Editorial, Opinion

Faster than a stampede of wild horses, customers began shuffling into the now-opened store. As I stand in awe, these eager individuals began plunging their way into the many stacks of sweatshirts and jeans on the tables. As I witnessed the dozens of feet shovel around me, I felt like Mufasa as he's...

Constructive Criticism

Bailey Bush, Online Editor

October 10, 2013


Filed under Editorial, Opinion

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 on this project was a whopping $75,000.             The “modern” changes are part of a county-wide program ca...

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

Julia Harrison, Copy Editor

October 10, 2013


Filed under Editorial, Julia Writes Something, Opinion

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 understand that just outside I could be taking a quiet walk with no shoes and no iPod, just enjoying...

Is College Board actually beneficial?

Jessica Vickerman, queen editor

May 17, 2013


Filed under Editorial, Opinion

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 any of our lives or have they simply eagerly taken our (well, realistically, our parents') money?...

Julia Hates Something: Pick-up Lines

Julia Hates Something: Pick-up Lines

Julia Harrison, Staff Reporter

April 25, 2013


Filed under Editorial, Julia Writes Something, Opinion

              The beach boy wearing an Angry Birds tanktop and a snapback swaggers up to you as you comfortably lie on the beach trying to get a tan, or realistically, more freckles. He begins to say “Are you from Tennessee? Because…” you quickly cut him off with “The Bronx, actually. Th...

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