The Student News Site of Alexandria City High School


The Student News Site of Alexandria City High School


The Student News Site of Alexandria City High School


Titans Robotics members present their robot. | From left: Hazel Belmont, Ricky Ward, Malena Walker, Quinn Lindsey, Zach Harris.

Robotics to Worlds

Casey Donahue, Editor May 10, 2024

   For the third consecutive year, the Titans Robotics team went to the For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) World Championships in Houston, Texas from April 17 to...

The Eclipse In Retrospective

The Eclipse In Retrospective

Leo Maucieri, Staff Writer May 7, 2024

On April 8, North America experienced a total solar eclipse. It traveled over Mexico into the United States and into Canada. The last total solar eclipse occurred in 2021, and was visible in Antarctica....

Spanish teacher Leslie Auceda smiles for the camera / Pablo Cruz Rivera

Product of ACPS, Voice for Hispanic Students at ACHS: Spotlight on Leslie Auceda

Pablo Cruz Rivera, Staff Writer April 29, 2024

Within ACHS’s Spanish program, Leslie Auceda is well known. A Spanish teacher at ACHS, Auceda is a native Alexandrian and a proud Latina whose parents emigrated from Honduras. She first attended Mount...

BREAKING: ACHS to be new Bachelor Mansion

BREAKING: ACHS to be new Bachelor Mansion

Julia Gwin, Staff Writer April 29, 2024

The ACHS community is thrilled to announce that our school will be used as the mansion in next year’s season of The Bachelor. As this year’s season comes to a close, Bachelor producers are pleased...

Researching The Research Class

Sofia Barile, Staffer April 29, 2024

“Opportunities for creative expression,” is how the AP Research class is described by teacher, Sarah Kiyak.  This class allows students to choose a topic of interest and carry out their own research...

Graphic by Yahney-Marie Sangare for Theogony

Emotion, Upheaval and Reckoning: Inside the High School Project

James Libresco, Editor April 26, 2024

Due to the sensitive nature of this article, several sources agreed to speak to Theogony on the condition of anonymity. Altered names of anonymous sources appear with an asterisk upon first use and are...

Cornerstone Craftsman: Constructing Futures

Cornerstone Craftsman: Constructing Futures

Ermila Mazariegos and Pablo Cruz March 15, 2024

As you scroll through the @alexcitytitans Instagram page, you may be lucky enough to catch a glimpse of Cornerstone Craftsman, an up-and-coming construction organization based in Alexandria, Virginia.  Every...

New Girls Lacrosse Coach: Trish Miller

New Girls Lacrosse Coach: Trish Miller

Casey Donahue, Editor March 12, 2024

The ACHS girls lacrosse program has hired a new coach. Assistant coach Trish Miller was hired at the start of the 2024 season after winning Coach of the Year for 2023 at her previous high school in Utah. Miller...

Government and U.S./Virginia History teacher Ryan Beck gestures towards his cart smiling.

New Addition to the Titan Family: Ryan Beck

Ermila Mazariegos, Editor February 14, 2024

Ryan Beck is Alexandria City High School’s newest history teacher. Beck joined ACHS in September to teach U.S. Government and U.S./Virginia History. It has been five months since Beck joined the Titan...

Four volunteers at Career Con explaining to high school and college students what their career involves. /  Image courtesy of Alexandria Chamber of Commerce and Griffin Vision Media

Everything You Need to Know About CareerCon

Sofia Barile, Staff Writer February 12, 2024

 CareerCon’s annual gathering will take place in the King Street auditorium on Friday, February 16, 2024 at 1:45 p.m. The four components of this event, which debuted only last year, will come in handy...

An illustration of a LGBTQ+ pride flag flying outside of ACHS.

Homophobia in ACPS: It’s Worse Than You Think

Max Carpenter and Rozalia Finkelstein February 12, 2024

Homophobia and anti-LGBT sentiments have permeated global society for centuries. It has become so deeply ingrained in society that homosexuality is “unnatural” that it sometimes goes unnoticed. Whatever...

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