Seniors advise underclassmen about the college application process

Celina Ng

December 16, 2017

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Each year, many seniors go through the process of applying to college. Although this process can be stressful and time-consuming, the hard work pays off when they are accepted into their dream colleges. During high school,...

A Slice of Life in Art

Katelynne Collins

December 16, 2017

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On Dec. 8, senior Andrea Palmer presented her showcase “Gutz.” She has been preparing for this showcase since her junior year. Her favorite piece in the gallery, “Strawberry Boy,” is the largest in the entire show, and...

Thanksgiving Travels

December 16, 2017

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Many students and teachers enjoyed their Thanksgiving break with their family. Some people traveled to visit their family, while others traveled with their families to celebrate. Junior Anjali Suresh went to surprise her extended...

Henrico Renews Contract with Dell for New Laptops

Samhita Pendyal

November 20, 2017

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In the 2001 school year, Henrico County started its Teaching and Learning Initiative, an attempt to distribute computers to every middle school student, high school student, and teacher. Their goal was to make sure that every...

Trunk or Treat

Olivia Grandpre

November 20, 2017

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Key Club held the second annual Trunk or Treat on Saturday, October 28, in the student parking lot. Trunk or Treat is an event where students decorate their cars with different themes and hand out candy to children in the community,...

Week of Homecoming Festivities Wrapped Up

Olivia Grandpre

November 20, 2017

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With a fun theme of Mardi Gras, everyone had a great time at the homecoming dance and all the fun leading up to it. Spirit week led up to the homecoming game and dance. Students participated in exciting themes throughout spirit...

Wildcats march to the beat of two

Shannon O'Keefe

October 10, 2017

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Marching band is an extracurricular unlike any other. The amount of time that the marchers spend together creates a strong bond. The act of performing adds on a level of both stress and euphoria when everything is put together....

Sophomores and juniors take the PSAT and SAT

Jessica Wen

October 10, 2017

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Every year, all the sophomores and some of the juniors take the PSAT/NMSQT, or Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. Also, many juniors and seniors are preparing to take the SAT around the same time. Both...

Making strides for awareness and charity

Katelynne Collins

October 10, 2017

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Charity walks and marathons are wonderful events to become involved with as one interacts with the community and raises awareness for great causes. Associate Principal Kathryn Niemeier recently participated in the Susan G. Komen...

Teachers and Students Experience Costa Rica

Skyla Blansett

October 10, 2017

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This past summer, two teachers traveled south of the border to Central America. Mr. Robert Helwig, who teaches Spanish, vacationed in the exotic country of Costa Rica with his wife, Mrs. Lindsay Bien, a school counselor. Mr. Kareem...

New classes peak interest of students looking for something new

Olivia Grandpre

October 10, 2017

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For students hoping to learn about new topics outside of core classes, there are three new options: AP Seminar, Accounting, and Exploring Computer Science. These classes are unique due to the fact that they go deeper into more...

Cancer Survivor gave back to the place that helped her

Jessica Wen, Features Editor

April 28, 2017

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Seven years ago, on February 2, sophomore Aileen Johnson was diagnosed with Myoblastoma, a rare cancerous brain tumor. As a young nine-year old girl, her life was changed drastically. During surgery, it was discovered that the...

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