The Student News Site of Alexandria City High School

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The Student News Site of Alexandria City High School

Theogony

The Student News Site of Alexandria City High School

Theogony

President Promise Duah, a senior, leads a discussion at the Mental Health Matters Club meeting.

Minding Mental Health

Nadja Duss, Staff Writer December 5, 2023

Late last year current ACHS seniors Promise Duah and Kalista Hines revived the Mental Health Matters Club, which has now reached over 15 members. “I wanted to be a part of a chill, judgment-free community...

Safe Space Club

Safe Space Club

January 24, 2023
The Safe Space Club is a new club that is led by juniors Casey Marsh and Noah Jennings. This is the club’s first year in action, and Marsh and Jennings have many ideas to promote it. Although ACHS offers a variety of counseling services for students, there aren’t as many places for students to confide in their peers. When you just want someone to talk to, speaking to an adult can be intimidating for some students, so Safe Space Club creates another outlet for them.
New Club in Town

New Club in Town

December 7, 2022
Salone Club is a new, emerging club that has made its way to ACHS. This club recognizes Sierra Leone, a country in West Africa, and its culture. Salone Club is a safe space for students to relax and meet new people at ACHS. 
Knot Your Average Yarn Club

Knot Your Average Yarn Club

December 7, 2022
The “Yarn Club” at Alexandria City High School is a welcoming, comfortable club that focuses on creating a friendly community for anyone who is interested in learning or already knows how to knit and crochet. This club is led by Senior co-presidents Deanna Kosinski and Lilliana Escobar whose goal is to bond with new people over a shared interest in knitting and crocheting.
Science Olympiads Spotlight

Science Olympiads Spotlight

May 6, 2022
Every year, thousands of schools across the country compete as ‘Science Olympiads,’ putting their knowledge and skills to the test as they formulate, create, and innovate a variety of devices within the field. With Science Olympiads on track to garner similar popularity to its Mathletes counterpart, Alexandria City High School has recently created its own division, ready to participate in all levels of competition.

Contrasting Interests Collide at Cereal and Coloring Club

March 23, 2022
Cereal and coloring is an unlikely pair, but it has been merged together at Alexandria City High School to form the Cereal and Coloring Club (CCC). In mid-February, the CCC was formed, and since then, members have enjoyed a new cereal weekly while coloring in coloring books to relax.

Student Unions: A Story in Photographs

March 4, 2022
ACHS’s student unions and groups are student-led clubs that are focused on building community and giving students a voice. Theogony documented meetings from the respective unions in photos.
It’s Whatever You Make It Club Spotlight

It’s Whatever You Make It Club Spotlight

February 11, 2022
The “It’s Whatever You Make It Club” is a welcoming, judgment free club at Alexandria City High School where people of any background, sexuality, race, grade, and beliefs can come together to discuss topics of current events/issues, other club members' lives and experiences, and witty questions that make you think like; “do ghosts really exist?” The IWYMI club is led by Alyssa Laluces, Helen Russell, and Fatima Suliman whose goal is to create a safe and welcoming environment for all students at ACHS. 
Surge of Popularity In Ultimate Frisbee Club

Surge of Popularity In Ultimate Frisbee Club

December 21, 2021
The Ultimate Frisbee Club at Alexandria City High School endeavors to set itself apart from other school sports by focusing on both including and lifting up all their members while still staying competitive. The current ACHS team was started in spring of 2019, but it started gaining traction in the fall of 2020. 

Girl Up-A Club to Empower Women

November 19, 2021
On Tuesday, October 26, Girl Up kicked off its first in-person meeting since 2019. In previous years, Girl Up has held its meetings through Zoom due to distance learning; and consequently, struggled to get outreach through an online setting. Now, with the implementation of the Lunch and Learn schedule and a five-day, in-person school week, Girl Up is finally able to have their meetings face-to-face. 
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