The A-Blast

5 movies led by black actors

Kristina Regmi, Staff Writer

February 28, 2020

February is known as Black History month, and what is a better way to celebrate black history month than watching movies that represent African Americans in the film industry? Black History Month has been celebrated on February...

Five tips with an IB candidate on how to survive the program

Christine Trieu, Special to The A-Blast

January 24, 2020

Since the time for students to choose their electives for next year is upon us, here are some tips to relieve your worries if you are still on the fence about doing IB. 1. Make IB friends Personally, I think that one of the...

AP vs. IB: what’s the difference?

Kristina Regmi, Staff Writer

January 24, 2020

Many wonder what the difference is between the International Baccalaureate (IB) and the Advanced Placement (AP) program. Some may think that both of the programs are the same, while others may think one is better than the other....

Is IB English for everyone?

Siryet Girma, Staff Writer

January 21, 2020

Many 11th and 12th grade students at Annandale High School are taking as many IB courses as they possibly can. Most are doing this for a GPA boost, to get challenged, and to get college credit so that they don’t have to take...

How many schools should you apply to?

Frances Montevilla, In-Depth Editor

October 22, 2019

Life as a high school senior is stressful enough, but when you add college applications on top of it, the well being of students can take a heavy toll. Yet, many have taken on the challenge of applying to a questionable amount...

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