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The Student News Site of Alexandria City High School

Theogony

The Student News Site of Alexandria City High School

Theogony

What Can We Do to Save Energy at School?

What Can We Do to Save Energy at School?

Derya Marie Orhan, Staff Writer November 8, 2023

Saving energy, reducing waste and the dangers of climate change are topics that are more current than ever. The frightening and severe effects of climate change such as worsening floods, fires, droughts...

Creator, Speaker, Role Model

Creator, Speaker, Role Model

May 30, 2023
During her four years at Alexandria City High School, Miracle Gross has gone above and beyond to be involved in the school community. From being in the National Honors Society to running her own small business, there is not much that she hasn’t done! Now, Gross is getting ready to graduate and will be continuing her studies at Hampton University. Also known as, “the Black Ivy League and my home by the Sea,” as said by Gross. 
Seniors Behind School Spirit

Seniors Behind School Spirit

May 19, 2023
Leadership is an elective open to sophomores, juniors, and seniors. In Mrs. Cordero and Mr. Henry’s leadership class, students learn valuable skills like communication, effective planning, and other professional social tactics. Students help plan school-wide events and engage in the community. To thank our seniors for their hard work these past four years, we interviewed them about their favorite leadership experiences throughout high school.
Award recipients and student crew pose for a photo in the TV studio. From left: sophomore Leo Dienstfrey, sophomore Marisa Vidal, junior Lashelle Sakyi, junior Gryphon Magnus, junior Ben Delnegro, junior Lester “Rocky” Hernandez, junior Sarah McBurney, senior Max Rocchio, senior Alison Avelar and junior Aidan Hill

Celebrating Tomorrow’s Filmmakers 

Yahney-Marie Sangaré, Editor May 9, 2023
TV Media students do a lot more than just produce the morning announcements. This year, students from ACHS’s TV & Media Production classes placed in two major competitions -- SkillsUSA’s national Broadcast News Production competition and C-SPAN’s Studentcam documentary competition. On Monday, May 8, a ceremony honored the seven students who placed. Attendees included Superintendent Dr. Melanie Kay-Wyatt and C-SPAN Director of Education Craig McAndrew. The event was emceed by senior Jacob Sanchez. 
Emily Milton

Emily Milton

Yahney-Marie Sangaré, Editor May 9, 2023
Theogony celebrates our School Board student representative senior editor: the activist, future political strategist Emily Milton.
Lilliana Escobar

Lilliana Escobar

Yahney-Marie Sangaré, Editor May 9, 2023
Theogony celebrates our spotlight specialist: the creative, future representative Lilliana Escobar.
Nora sits in the Uptowner Cafe in Old Town, Alexandria.

Nora Malone

Yahney-Marie Sangaré, Editor May 9, 2023
Theogony celebrates our only two-year senior editor: the thespian, future museum technician Nora Malone.
Guy Cardwell plays frisbee.

Guy Cardwell

Yahney-Marie Sangaré, Editor May 9, 2023
Theogony celebrates our only male senior editor: the columnist, future economist Guy Cardwell.
The ACHS Choir performs O Love by Elaine Hagenberg at Edison High School for their district assessment.

Choir Consistently Conquers Competition

James Libresco, Staff Writer May 3, 2023
The ACHS Choir is a staple school program that is regularly recognized on state and national levels. Comprised of an Advanced choir, Mixed Concert choir, and Colore Dolce (women's choir), the group is led by Conductor Theodore Thorpe III. They have had an excellent year, collecting “Superior” ratings left and right, and winning competitions against schools from across the country.
The stage of ACHS.

Interview with Hope Bachman: Quick Fixes To The Stage

March 11, 2023
The auditorium stage is an important part of the school. It is where plays and assemblies happen and where the concerts the choir and orchestra put on take place. Naturally, it matters that the auditorium stage is safe for everyone who stands on it.
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Yes, Not Even Water

March 9, 2023
Ramadan is one of the most sacred and holy months for a Muslim, a follower of Islam. Ramadan occurs once a year during the ninth month of the Islamic calendar. It lasts 30 days. 
Community Organization Resettle Afghan Refugees

Community Organization Resettle Afghan Refugees

March 7, 2023
NOVA RAFT (Northern Virginia Resettling Afghan Families Together) is an organization that was started in August 2021 when the Taliban took over Afghanistan. This organization consists of former Afghan diplomats and military personnel, as well as local businesses and a network of mosques, synagogues, and churches that are dedicated to assisting newly arrived Afghan families. 
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