The A-Blast

Differing Learning Styles

December 15, 2009

Making the A-B Honor Roll

Haumaira Safi, Staff Writer

December 10, 2009

Students gather in the AHS cafeteria as a constant noise of laughter, cheer and chewing generates. First, the overseers call the seniors of the students to get their warm, freshly baked and well prepared breakfast. Then, the juniors,...

Make-up work with the swine flu outbreak

Jayran Moridzadeh, Staff Writer

November 18, 2009

Every year an unwanted visitor comes to our community and causes great distress; the flu. This year, H1N1, otherwise known as “Swine Flu,” has affected a great number of AHS students who have found themselves dealing with...

Community service done right

Tricia O'Neill, Staff Writer

November 18, 2009

Friday night football games promise excitement and fun. Students fill the bleachers at 7:30 P.M. file in and find their friends. But what many people forget are the people responsible for cleaning up the mess. Saturday morning...

Increasing learning online

Gessica Azzam, Academics Editor

October 21, 2009

Senior Elizabeth Flint lounges on her sofa in front of her laptop screen, with an apple and a box of crackers on the side. She sends a text message on her phone, then minimizes her Facebook page. Class has just begun. However,...

Early Decision v. Early Action

Tricia O'Neill and Nicole Contrino, Staff Writers

September 30, 2009

When it comes to applying to colleges, there are so many decisions a student has to make from where to apply - or when to apply. One of the biggest decisions is whether to apply for early action, early decision, or single-choice...


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