Sunday, March 10, 2013
The students, who are from Annandale High School and Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, will perform with other students from across the state in the chorus next month.
Six Fairfax County Public School students from Annandale High School and Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology have been selected to perform in the Virginia All-State Chorus for 2013. A total of 66 students were chosen from FCPS schools for the All-State Chorus, which is sponsored by the Virginia Choral Directors Association. An additional 42 FCPS students were also named as alternates to the chorus. Of those 42 alternates, five are from Annandale-area schools. The Annandale students selected for the chorus are: The alternates selected for the chorus are: According to a news release, the students will perform on Saturday, April 27 at Hanover High School in Mechanicsburg, Va.
Thursday, February 21, 2013
The meeting will feature a presentation and a panel discussion about later school start times.
The Fairfax County Council of PTAs, the Fairfax County Federation of Teachers (FCFT), and SLEEP (Start Later for Excellence in Education Proposal) will host the first countywide “Sleep Night” at Annandale High School next week. The meeting will be in the Lecture Hall on Tuesday, Feb. 26 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. The goal of the meeting is to explore why the Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) School Board is considering exploring starting high schools after 8 a.m. There will be a presentation from Dr. Judith Owens, Director of Sleep Medicine at Children's National Medical Center. Owens will present findings from her study that explains how early start times harm some students, according to a news release. A panel discussion will follow the …
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
The team advances to the Northern Region Championship, scheduled for Feb. 16.
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
The popular cultural showcase from the high school usually draws hundreds of attendees from the Annandale area.
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Proceeds from the PTSA fundraiser support the senior grad night celebration in June.
It's that time of year again: Mulch Madness is back, and the Annandale High School (AHS) Parent Teacher Student Association is currently accepting orders for its annual spring mulch fundraiser. The bags of dark brown, shredded, hardwood mulch are $5 a bag. The cost reduces to $4.50 for self-pickup from Annandale High School. According to the PTSA website, one cubic yard, or nine bags of mulch, covers 100 square feet spread 2-3 inches deep. Orders will be delivered Saturday, April 6 or they can be picked up from AHS. There is a 15-bag minimum order for delivery. The delivery coverage area includes the AHS school district and Wakefield Chapel. Orders can be placed online through the AHS PTSA website. Residents who are not in need of mulch …
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
According to the student newspaper, senior Kevin Kwok is the first student in several years from the high school to be accepted into MIT.
Friday, January 4, 2013
Students from the choirs will perform songs from various Broadway musicals for two days.
The Annandale High School Choral program will hold its 15th annual Broadway Desserts concert Jan. 11 and 12. The students will perform a variety of songs from popular Broadway musicals on Friday, Jan. 11 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, Jan. 12 at 7 p.m. at George Mason University’s Center for the Arts in Fairfax. The theme of the concert is called “Broadway Desserts” because desserts are served while the students perform. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door for the evening shows. Desserts will be served before the show and during intermission. The matinee performance at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12 will feature students from Holmes Middle School and Poe Middle School. Dessert will be served during intermission. Tickets are $10 in advance…
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Annandale High School's student newspaper and Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology's student yearbook will both receive a Crown Award from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association.
The Annandale High School student newspaper The A-Blast is one of seven Fairfax County schools to be recognized as a finalist for the Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA) Scholastic Crown Award. Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology’s (TJHSST) yearbook Techniques was also named as finalist in the "High School Yearbook" category. According to the CSPA website, Scholastic Crown Awards are "the highest recognition given by the CSPA to a student print or online medium for overall excellence." Since all finalists are winners, each publication will later receive a Silver or Gold Crown in March 2013 at the CSPA’s spring convention in New York. A panel of judges composed of advisors from various schools and states …
Friday, November 30, 2012
The orchestras will perform holiday favorites and other musical selections on Tuesday, Dec. 11.
Grab your mittens and holiday hats: the Annandale High School Orchestras will host a free holiday concert next week. Led by Director Angela Ammerman, the orchestras will perform scenes from the Nutcracker and other holiday themed songs on Tuesday, Dec. 11 at 7 p.m. in the AHS auditorium. In addition, the students will also use an electric violin while performing a piece from the Trans-Siberian Orchestra. To keep with the holiday theme, the orchestras ask all guests to wear mismatched mittens, fingerless gloves, silly scarves and/or hats. According to their website, almost 100 AHS students comprise the Annandale Orchestra. For more information, visit the Annandale Orchestras website www.annandaleorchestras.org. Keep up with Annandale area …
Saturday, September 29, 2012
Annandale can't slow West Potomac offense, falls to 1-4.
After keeping things close in the first half Friday, Annandale couldn't contain the explosive West Potomac offense and suffered a 54-14 loss. Steve Schwartz completed 12 of 29 passes for 122 yards and a touchdown, and Jack Johnson and Marcus Walton combined for 190 yards rushing for the Atoms. Despite the success in the ground game, Annandale couldn't create enough opportunities to put the ball in the end zone and the Wolverines made the most of four Atom turnovers. Despite allowing West Potomac to jump out to a quick 14-0 lead, Annandale recovered with an efficient 11 play drive capped by Schwartz's seven yard touchdown pass to Joe Bermingham. The Atoms converted a short fourth down around midfield on the drive as their offense appeared …