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Sports

Girls tennis finishes strong

Kidus Ayele, Staff Writer

The Girls Varsity tennis team has been breaking records that had not been broken in decades with their outstanding performances in matches this year. The team has finished the season with 8 wins and 6...

May 15, 2017

Girls soccer fighting in districts

Luke Elkins, Sports Editor

Girls varsity soccer finished the regular season with a record of 1-12, and will be facing off against WT Woodson in the first round of districts. After winning their first game, the Atoms dropped their n...

May 15, 2017

In-Depth

10 Hours, No Problem

Casey Nguyen, In-Depth Editor

Whether you’re an early bird, a night owl, or a permanently-exhausted pigeon, sleep is vital to your health and overall well-being. When you’re scrambling to meet the...

May 16, 2017No Comments

Sleep deprived, we need more time

Kimberly Vaides, In-Depth Editor

The bell rings at 8:10 a.m. everyday and by that time most of us are in our seats half asleep. We begin first period trying to stay awake, and some students sleep in their...

May 16, 2017No Comments

Prom dress codes have got to go

April 28, 2017

Prom is right around the corner. In just more than a...

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International

Immigrants make Annandale great

Lina Al Taii, International Editor

Immigrants, whether they are or are not documented, bring a well rounded and unique perspective into other countries and cultures. However, the recent presidential election used...

May 3, 2017No Comments

Senior Areeba Atique’s experience of moving to the U.S. from Pakistan

May 3, 2017

How does being bilingual benefit you?

May 3, 2017

Sophomore Laiba Salehin’s experience of moving to the U.S. from Pakistan

February 15, 2017

Senior Jesse Agyapong reminisces about childhood

February 15, 2017

Junior Aya Khalaf’s experience of moving to the U.S. from Baghdad, Iraq

January 23, 2017

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Academics

An unforgettable month at the Governor’s School for Math, Science, and Technology

An unforgettable month at the Governor’s School for Math, Science, and Technology

Binqi Chen, Co-Editor in Chief

As my dad loaded the last bag into the trunk and my mom waved goodbye from the driveway, I had no idea what I was about to experience for the next month, nor did I have any ...

August 3, 2017No Comments

Student shares French Academy Governor’s School experience

Student shares French Academy Governor’s School experience

Ruth Mekonnen, Editorials Editor

As we packed our bags and said goodbye to our families, we all travelled to Washington and Lee University to embark on an experience of a lifetime at The French Academy Governors...

July 18, 20172 Comments

New superintendent chosen

New superintendent chosen

Aseal Saed and Binqi Chen

The Fairfax County School Board has selected Dr.Scott Brabrand  as the  finalist for the position of Superintendent of FCPS.  Brabrand, the current Superintendent of Ly...

June 9, 2017No Comments

IB Spotlight: Bitania Endalkachew

June 6, 2017

No: summer assignments are not a good idea

June 6, 2017

Yes: summer assignments are a good idea

June 6, 2017

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Health

Suicide Claims Victims

Suicide Claims Victims

Binqi Chen, Co Editor-in-Chief

Over the last two weeks, students and faculty at W.T. Woodson High School have been mourning the death of a valuable member to their community. The student, a junior at Woodso...

June 9, 2017No Comments

What to carry in your beach bag this summer

What to carry in your beach bag this summer

Rachel Shogren, Health Editor

May 12, 2017No Comments

Trump revises nutrition standards

Trump revises nutrition standards

Rachel Shogren, Health Editor

From the Myplate program to the Let's Move campaign, Michelle Obama rallied for the importance of fitness and health among children during her tenure in the White House. How...

May 12, 2017No Comments

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The Online Edition of the Annandale High School Newspaper.
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