The A-Blast

Teacher revamps classroom

Suad Mohamed, Editorials Editor

November 20, 2017

Filed under Editorials

Walk into Kathleen Mathis’ English classroom, and you will be surprised. Mathis has creatively changed her classroom from typical and boring to a lively and comfortable space. The interesting set up includes bright colored...

Do Halloween the respectful way

Suad Mohamed, Editorials Editor

October 31, 2017

Filed under Editorials

It’s Halloween night. Everyone is dressed up and excited to get candy. Sounds great and fun, right? But of course, there will always be that one person in a controversial costume. Nowadays, many disrespectful Halloween...

Late night with an angry Donald Trump

Noe Gonzalez, Staff Writer

October 27, 2017

Filed under Editorials

Donald Trump loves his Twitter acoount. He absolutely loves it. He loves it in the morning, in the afternoon and especially before he goes to bed.   Trump has an absurd amount of late night tweets. He has tweeted comments about ...

Black is beautiful

Black is beautiful

October 27, 2017

Is it worth it to take subject tests?

Binqi Chen, Co-Editor in Chief

October 23, 2017

Filed under Editorials

While almost every single high school student applying to college will eventually take the SAT or the ACT, there is another standardized test that is often overlooked by most students: subject tests. The SAT Subject Tests,...

Why banning TKAM is a bad idea

Suad Mohamed, Editorials Editor

October 23, 2017

Filed under Editorials

As students, we are required to read many books for English classes throughout the school year and sometimes even over the summer. To Kill a Mockingbird, the award winning novel by author Harper Lee, is one of the most common...

Hands off my phone

Suad Mohamed, Editorials Editor

October 23, 2017

Filed under Editorials

As teenagers, sometimes we make a mistake that upset our parents. Whether it is slipping grades or not doing chores, everyone has been in the hot seat at some point. But is taking phones away the solutions to these problems?...

School buses are getting more crowded

Suad Mohamed, Editorials Editor

October 2, 2017

Filed under Editorials, News

Most students start off their school day by catching the bus. The problem? School buses this year have become more packed than ever. Usually, some people are able to sit alone for the ride, while a few have to sit next to another...

Students struggle to balance academy classes

Maryam Dereje and Galilea Sejas

October 2, 2017

Filed under Editorials

Going to school may be hard enough as it is, but going to yet another school during the day? It may be more complicated than it seems. Many students this year, 97 to be exact, are going to different academy classes, such as...

Affirmative action

Suad Mohamed, Editorials Editor

October 2, 2017

Filed under Editorials, News

As students begin to apply for colleges and jobs, they may hear of something called affirmative action. So what exactly is affirmative action? Affirmative action can best be defined as a system that allows for minorities...

image_pdfimage_print

The Online Edition of the Annandale High School Newspaper.
Editorials