On March 28th I visited the Renwick Art Gallery in DC. I had heard from many people and saw on social media that the museum was extremely interesting and cool.
The Renwick Gallery was recently closed and renovated. There now are nine exhibits, a few of which are a little odd, but still wonderfully crafted. When walking... READ MORE »»
At the end of every school year, students all over Virginia from grades 3 to 12, begin reviewing for standardized tests.
These tests are necessary because they are a reflection of Virginia public schools as a whole and how well teachers prepare students throughout the course of the school year. Although the SOL (Standar... READ MORE »»
To graduate with a Standard Diploma, a student must earn at least six verified credits by passing end-of-course SOL tests or other assessments approved by the Board of Education.
As the class of 2016 decides on where they will continue their academic careers, one senior in particular has chosen to also elongate his athletic career. Senior Aaron Boyd has officially committed to swim for the Division 1 team of the Virginia Polytechnic and State University Hokies of Blacksburg, Virginia.
Despite knowing... READ MORE »»
Boyd looks at his first place time after his race at regionals.
Prom was vastly different in 1983 than it was now in 2016. As the years have passed, prom has become more of a luxurious event. 20 years ago, prom was usually held in a gym, where as now it is held in much nicer places such as hotels and even cruises.
"I only paid $20 for prom tickes for both me and my prom date," business ... READ MORE »»
Dwyer attending prom in 1983 at West Springfield High School.
On april 29th and 30th the AHS Theatre department performed their opening shows of The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940 by John Bishop in the auditorium of AHS.
The opening scene started off with a masked man (Sarah Woodward) who murders Elsa’s maid, Helsa Wenzel (Maya Koch). Shortly after her murder, main characters Elsa (S... READ MORE »»
Our girls varsity lacrosse team competed in the Patriot Conference Championship game against the South County Stallions last Friday, May 13. The Atoms came out on top with a score of 13-7, earning the... Read More »