The A-Blast

Egg Drop cracks open creative learning

Esra Gokturk, Staff Writer

March 25, 2010

Today on the football stadium bleachers, physics students were testing how forces act upon an object by dropping eggs off of the sides of the stands. AHS physics teacher Thomas Chorman has been using this hands-on teaching tec...

Journalism students “Meet the Press”

Jake Barnes, Staff Writer

March 24, 2010

Journalism students attended the quarterly “AHS Meet the Press” session in Clausen Hall during R3 and W8 flex on Tuesday, March 23. Presenter Richard Wolf spoke about his professional career in journalism and helped to inform st...

Journalism convention held at the “Big Apple”

Charles Simpson, Co-Editor in Chief

March 22, 2010

Several journalism students visited New York City for the annual Columbia Scholastic Press Association's Spring Journalism Convention. Student left Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, March 17 at 5:00 AM and spent the next three days in t...

Second annual Coffee House Fundraiser a Success

Jayran Moridzadeh, Staff Writer

March 19, 2010

The Filament Literary Arts Magazine hosted their second annual Coffee House fundraiser on March 17. The Coffee House was planned by Filament students and was a creative way to fund the Filament Literary Arts Magazine. The Filament...

Spring athletes sprint towards success with annual Atoms Challenge

CJ Aftergut, Staff Writer

March 18, 2010

Yesterday, Wednesday, March 17 marked the start of the "Atoms Challenge" competition. The fundraiser, which is the Athletic Department's biggest of the year, will consist of four competitions for all Spring sports athletes. Each...

Signs of Spring seen around AHS

Hilla Hidari, Staff Writer

March 18, 2010

As the last few traces of the infamous 2010 snow melt away, it is becoming evident that winter is wrapping up and allowing for the advent of the spring season. Warm weather, the sound of children playing outside, and the cherished...

Behind the green

Rebecca Malzahn and Patricia O'Neill, Staff Writers

March 17, 2010

As students, such as sophomore Lygia Mascarenhas, walk down the hallways on St. Patrick's day, they scan the crowds first for friends and second for the few friends who forgot to wear their green. Once they find them, they give t...

Heritage Night cast celebrates successful show

Alex Davalos, Staff Writer

March 15, 2010

After a night of celebrating AHS’ diversity and culture with the community, the Heritage Night cast celebrated their successful show with each other in a fun-filled after-school party. “The cast really deserved it after...

Dealing with Interim Reports

Marwa Abdelaziz, Staff Writer

March 15, 2010

The sound of the final bell on Friday, March 12 did not exactly have the same effect that it usually had for many of the students at AHS. A lot of those students went home with one thing on their mind: Interim Reports. This...

Holocaust survivor shares painful past

Marwa Abdelaziz, Staff Writer

March 15, 2010

The whole auditorium erupted with applause as Holocaust survivor Charles Stein was introduced to the students and staff of AHS. Stein, who is about 90 years old, sat down on stage with his water bottle next to him and began to...

Students unprepared for National Latin Exam

Brandon Mitchener, Staff Writer

March 12, 2010

Instead of joining fellow students in R7 Flex on Thursday, March 12, Latin students shuffled into the cafeteria to take the National Latin Exam. Every year, students around the country are tested on their Latin skills according t...

Fuddruckers fundraiser full of fun

Charles Simpson, Co-Editor in Chief

March 12, 2010

The senior class of 2010 arranged a fundraiser at Fuddruckers restaurant on Thursday night, March. 11. For two hours, anyone that showed up had the chance to request 15% of their dinner purchase be donated to the class. The money wi...

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