The A-Blast

IB Spotlight: Bitania Endalkachew

June 6, 2017

Q: How do you keep up with your academics and social life? A: I prioritize academics, but it goes together pretty well because there are like 50 other people doing the diploma as well. Also, my friends are pretty good at planning...

No: summer assignments are not a good idea

Kavi Shamdin, Academics Editor

June 6, 2017

Students leave school on the last day with the impression that they will finally be stress less in terms of school work, just to find out they have summer assignments to get done; however, majority of these assignments end up...

Yes: summer assignments are a good idea

Jessica Salisbury, Academics Co-Editor

June 6, 2017

Although some may see summer assignments as a burden that takes time away during the summer, others can agree that the somewhat annoying work can provide many benefits for both students and teachers. One benefit that comes along...

SAT vs ACT: Which one is for you?

Suad Mohamed, Staff Writer

May 4, 2017

While both the SAT and the ACT are accepted by all colleges for admissions and merit based scholarships, there are many differences between the two, which should be considered when deciding on which one to take. The SAT is offe...

Class takes field trip to Amish Country

Rachel Shogren, Academics Editor

May 4, 2017

IB Anthropology took a trip to the Amish Country in Intercuse, Pennsylavnia on April 19. They left AHS on a charter bus at 6 am. "We went on the trip to learn about amish culture bc it’s one of the cultures we study," jun...

Shakespeare theatre visits IB English classes

Rachel Shogren and Halley Thadeus

March 10, 2017

The Shakespearean theatre visited IB Literature and Language classes during the beginning of March to prepare them for their field trip to see Mike Bartlett's, King Charles III directed by David Muse at the Shakespeare Theatre...

Sudoku Answers, Issue 7

Sudoku Answers, Issue 7

February 28, 2017

Students qualify for regional science fair

Ivanna Perez and Ashleigh Storm

February 28, 2017

After science fair was held on Jan 25., the top three projects in each category will continue on to regionals on March 17 at Robinson High School. Students in Honors Biology, Chemistry, and Physics participate in the science...

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