Controversy Surrounding “American Sniper”

Kellsey Dunn
January 30, 2015
Filed under News

"American Sniper" is a newly released film about the struggles of an American Navy SEAL sniper, Chris Kyle. As he struggles with his time at war and his time away from war, a huge statement is made through the way he conducts himself regarding his family as well as his job. The movie was advertised... Read more »

Teen Gets 80K Retweets to Ask Friend’s Mom to Prom

Kellsey Dunn
January 13, 2015
Filed under News

Anthony Pinnisi, a senior from Patriot High School in Virginia, tweeted his goal to take his friend Chloe Albright’s mother to his high school prom. Anthony simply tweeted, “Help a dude out,” says newspaper website DCBeacon, accompanied by three photos of Chloe’s mother as well as a screenshot... Read more »

True Compassion: Gifts Keep Coming From Deceased Girl to Her Family

Kellsey Dunn, Editor-in-Chief
January 5, 2015
Filed under News

Lily-Mae McKinstry was a ten year old girl who thought of others before herself more often than not, even at the least predictable of times. Lily-Mae was diagnosed with brain cancer earlier this year and underwent intense radiotherapy. The McKinstry family was surprised when shortly after Lily-Mae’s... Read more »

When it’s Cool, Don’t be Dry!

Kellsey Dunn
December 11, 2014
Filed under Opinion, Student Life

The winter months have arrived and with it, dry skin is here, including ashy knees and chapped lips. The change in weather, the frigid air and lack of humidity is to blame. Do not fret, moisture is here! The best of the best moisturizers are available to us. We know the classic, the beloved ‘Carmex’. Carmex... Read more »

Spirit Week Day 1: ‘Merica Monday

Spirit Week Day 1: ‘Merica Monday

Kellsey Dunn and Emily Woodruff
October 22, 2014
Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

Spirit Week at AHS started this week, in anticipation of the big Homecoming game that is happening Friday night. The first day of Spirit Week was "'Merica Monday," in which students displayed their spirit by wearing red, white, and blue. Students were seen wearing all kinds of spirit-related apparel--tutus,... Read more »

Best Foods for Before and After Athletic Competition

Best Foods for Before and After Athletic Competition

Kellsey Dunn
September 29, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Student Life

How do you get ready for an athletic competition? The preparation should begin officially the night before the competition. For increased levels of energy and stamina,  increase your carbohydrate intake. To up your carbohydrate intake, eat food in the bread, pasta, and starch categories such as... Read more »

Comfort Foods: Why We Love Them

Comfort Foods: Why We Love Them

Kellsey Dunn
September 28, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Comfort food is something we look forward to at the end of a long hard day. What makes us love comfort food so much, and why do we crave it when we are down? Well, because it’s just that--comfort food. The high fat, sugar, and carbohydrate content is what makes us love it so. Comfort foods with... Read more »

How It Feels To Be “The New Kid”

Kellsey Dunn, Staff Writer
September 22, 2014
Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Student Life

It can be the worst feeling to be the “new kid” in school. The one nobody smiles at or high fives in the hallway, or the kid that sits alone at lunch because you haven’t made friends yet. Not to mention how embarrassing it feels to be the one left out when the instructor says to “get into groups”. As... Read more »