The A-Blast

IB Exams will cost students

Aseal Saed, Co-Editor in Chief

October 25, 2017

  The new FCPS policy states that the county will now pay for only six IB/AP exams. Any additional exam will have to be paid by students. The official policy was created in hopes of covering the new deficit from the budget. “I...

Students prepare for IB exams

Halley Thadeus, Staff Writer

April 13, 2016

For the whole year students have been preparing for IB tests that are coming this May with the first testing starting in May. The tests are very vigorous and can take a while to finish due to all the information being tested. ...

A graph displays what AHS students think about homework

AHS reports on homework

November 28, 2011

Juniors say “IB Newbies”

KL Hoang and Gwen Levey, Academics Editor and Arts Editor

September 20, 2011

As some students in the Class of 2013 immerse themselves in their first major assignments, class selection for the 2011-2012 school year can seem like a millennium ago. Perhaps the tension and hesitation juniors felt may st...

Walking for Darfur awareness

Rebecca Malzahn, News Editor

April 12, 2011

Over the course of eight years, approximately 400,000 lives have been claimed by the genocide in Darfur, Sudan. This is the equivalent of approximately 100 times the population of AHS. In addition to the immense number of...

Will IB fees be refunded?

Colleen Adenan, Staff Writer

February 15, 2011

Senior Carrie Vergel de Dios is currently enrolled in IB English, IB Spanish, IB Geography, IB Anthropology, IB Photography and IB Math Studies. Beside her heavy course load, she is also facing $450 in IB testing fees. There was...

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