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  • ATC presents The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940

    ATC presents The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940

    Nancy Evora, News Editor

    May 1, 2016

    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 »»

  • Filament Poetry Slam

    Filament Poetry Slam

    Tooba Siddique, Staff Writer

    April 21, 2016

    The Filament club at AHS writes for, and has their work published for the literary magazine. Club members collect artwork, stories, and poems which also become a part of the yearbook. Students submit their work their work to their english teachers or club members to have edited and published. The filament club at AHS consists... READ MORE »»

    Seniors Jerusalemm Mekonnen and Lanii Nguyen perform during the event.

  • The fall of the Annandale bear

    The fall of the Annandale bear

    Sadie Modica, Editor in Chief

    April 17, 2016

    As AHS students and faculty may have noticed while arriving or departing from school last week, Bartholomew the bear, a statue that marked the corner of Ravensworth Road and Davian Drive, was knocked down on Sunday night. “On Monday morning, my wife went to go out of the house, and as always she looked down to make sure... READ MORE »»

    Bartholomew leaning against a tree after being knocked down.

    Sadie Modica

  • Atoms fight for top two in district

    Atoms fight for top two in district

    Cory Pringle, Staff Writer

    April 13, 2016

    Recently playing in their spring break tournament down in Myrtle Beach, the Boys' Varsity Baseball team started their five win streak by defeating Osbourne High School. "We had a couple rough games in Myrtle Beach, and those games really inspired us because we weren't playing up to our potential, which was what helped keep... READ MORE »»

  • Girls lacrosse needing a boost

    Girls lacrosse needing a boost

    Almaz Abedje, Staff Writer

    April 13, 2016

    After starting the season with an 0-4 record, the Girls Varsity Lacrosse team is beginning to turn the season around. The team had their second conference game on April 7 against the W.T. Woodson Cavaliers. In preparation, the girls used a number of methods leading up to their match. “I’m very excited for the upcoming... READ MORE »»

    Senior Ashley Britton splits two defenders and jukes out the third to take a shot on goal against Paul VI.

    Phot Courtesy of Ashley Britton

Wage discrimination still a problem today

Wage discrimination still a problem today

Judy Nanaw, Staff Writer

It is a known problem that women are still being paid less than men while working the same jobs. In order to stand up against this known issue, the U.S. women's soccer team...  Read More »

April 13, 2016 • 0 comments


I am staying abstinent

Tyler Westfall, Special to The A-Blast

I made my pledge to abstinence last September at this show sponsered by my church called Silver Ring Thing, where they did skits about abstinence and talked to us about the...  Read More »

April 13, 2016 • 0 comments

IB English students prepare for IOCs

Kadijah Sesay, Staff Writer

One of the many highlights of an IB English student is presenting their IOC. For the school year 2015-2016, there are five IB English HL II classes and two IB English SL c...  Read More »

February 2, 2016 • 0 comments

AVID Field Trip

December 8, 2015

Week 5 Word Search Answer Key

December 7, 2015

Underclassmen takes on PSATs

November 29, 2015

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