The A-Blast

AHS reporters “Meet the Press”

December 8, 2009

Lori Montenegro, a highly regarded Hispanic-American journalist, came to speak at the AHS "Meet the Press" ceremony for aspiring journalism students in the Lecture Hall on Tuesday, December 8. Montenegro has 25 years of experience...

When lights shut down, so does teaching

December 7, 2009

AHS students in the P.E., Math and English halls of the building experienced a power outage Monday, December 7 at 12:45, which lasted about half an hour until the lights abruptly came back on. The outages at AHS are hard to pr...

The rush for crammed parking

December 4, 2009

Jessica rushes out the door, hops in her car and sees that the clock reads 6:45 a.m. She knows she is running late so she steps on the gas in hopes of getting a parking spot at school. Junior Jessica Camilli is one of the many...

Warm melodies to kick off a frosty winter

December 3, 2009

‘Tis the season to be jolly. And what better way to accomplish this then to listen to those old holiday classics? To help, the orchestra department has decided to kick off the festivities by throwing their annual winter concert. ...

Virginia Bans Indoor Smoking

December 2, 2009

Yesterday December first marked the day of the official law banning smoking in indoor facilities. The only exceptions are private clubs and separately ventilated areas for smokers. This new law will greatly impact society and th...

Thankful for early release

November 25, 2009

The smell of fresh food fills the air as the table is set. Turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce, and green beans are just a few of the many food items lining the table. And that doesn't even include dessert. Two ta...

California Tortilla does Mexican right

November 23, 2009

Looking for a great new place to dine? Are Chipotle, Moe's, Fuddruckers, and McDonalds too over done? Restaurants are so hard to decide on, but if you love Mexican food, one restaurant you might enjoy would be California Tortilla...

Fashion Marketing meets the real world

November 22, 2009

On Friday, Nov. 20, the AHS Fashion Marketing class took a field trip to the Virginia Commonwealth University school of Fashion Design and Merchandising. The students had “the opportunity to partake in an open panel discu...

Culinary arts department cooks up tasty treats for honor roll students

November 19, 2009

Receiving report cards is always a nerve-wracking time. A time filled with anticipation and the fear of those “dreadful” grades. And when opened, it is a moment that leaves one with the feeling of either success or regret....

Filament Coffee House draws a crowd

November 12, 2009

Yesterday, the Filament Literary Arts Magazine hosted their annual Coffee House fundraiser. The Coffee House was a great event where students can illustrate their artistic abilities in front of their fellow peers. There was li...

To stop a bully

To stop a bully

November 10, 2009

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