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Women’s History Month

Women’s History Month

March 10, 2020

In 1987, congress declared March Women's History Month. Why is this important? "This is so important!" states Emma Swain, a student at Arlington High School, "Women have gone through so much from wanting equal rights, voting rights, etc so I think it was important we got a month for us." Women's...

Coronavirus hits Shelby County

Coronavirus hits Shelby County

Adam Hughes

March 10, 2020

The hot topic both around the world and Arlington High School,  is COVID-19, also known as the "Coronavirus." The symptoms of the virus can be compared to the seasonal flu. Sources say the virus  originated in animals and is not normal for it to now be affecting humans. According to Worldometers¹,...

Key Club at AHS Collects Jeans for Teens

Key Club at AHS Collects Jeans for Teens

Hannah Luu, Instagram Manager

March 9, 2020

The Key Club at Arlington High School is a club based on serving the community. The Key Club sponsored an event called “Jeans for Teens”. The nationwide initiative by the popular clothing store Aeropostale urges customers to collect gently used blue jeans to donate to homeless and underprivilege...

The Retirement of an Education Legend

The Retirement of an Education Legend

Danny Rajak, Staff

March 9, 2020

After 43 years of teaching, Brenda Bailey is ending her teaching career here at Arlington High School. Mrs. Bailey is the Office Management teacher at Arlington High School. “I really enjoyed teaching and at some point, you have to let it go,” says Brenda. When asked what she gained most from teaching,...

Impact of Coronavirus and Arlington’s Precautions

Impact of Coronavirus and Arlington’s Precautions

Jaxon Travis, Staff

March 6, 2020

COVID-19, also referred as the coronavirus, is presumed to be a virus that originated from animals. The Coronavirus has never infected humans in the past, however speculation is presumed a mutation arrived from eating meat from infected bats. As a result, the virus is now spreading to humans all across...

Arlington Lacrosse Collects Donations for Nashvillians Affected by Tornadoes

Arlington Lacrosse Collects Donations for Nashvillians Affected by Tornadoes

Jordan Hill, Sports Director

March 3, 2020

Recently, severe storms and tornadoes came through central Tennessee, killing 24 people and damaging hundreds of buildings "It's a tragic day in our state," Gov. Bill Lee told reporters in a press conference. "It's heartbreaking." The Arlington Tigers Lacrosse Team did their part in helpin...

New Dual Enrollment Class at AHS Covers Global Sciences

Lauren Dempsey, Editor in Chief

February 24, 2020

  Next year, Arlington will be offering a new Dual Enrollment class, Family and Global Sciences, which will allow seniors to Take another general education credit class,  prior going to college. The class will be taught by Crystal Uhiren, the current Human and Social Sciences teacher. Any senior w...

Best Buddies Valentine’s Day Party

Best Buddies Valentine’s Day Party

February 14, 2020

Arlington Highschool had the privilege to host a party for our fellow special needs peers here at Arlington. We asked the person behind this festive party, Mrs. Kelley, why it is so important, "So when I took over student council 8 years ago, this was one of the few things we did, this party. And my...

HOSA Regional Winners

HOSA Regional Winners

Hannah Luu, Instagram Manager

January 9, 2020

On Wednesday, January 8th, 22 students went to Jackson State Community College to compete in HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America) regionals. 18 of those students won an award in their competition, those include: Biomedical Lab Science (Holly Conrad)-2nd place Dental Medicine (Lia Kahel)-...

St. Jude Leadership Society – Lauren Dempsey

St. Jude Leadership Society – Lauren Dempsey

Kenzie Webb, Staff

December 17, 2019

Arlington High School Senior Lauren Dempsey was recently accepted into the St. Jude Leadership Society. The program will take place in March of 2020. This program has a very competitive acceptance rate, especially since this is its inaugural year. Lauren was selected from 40 different private and public...

Top Workplace in Memphis

Top Workplace in Memphis

December 13, 2019

Arlington Community Schools has been named a Top Workplace in Memphis and the Mid-South Region for the second consecutive year! This recognition is based off of the survey you completed earlier this school year.Of the 650 companies surveyed in the Memphis area, only 60 companies scored high enough to...

New Microscopes for Lab Classes

New Microscopes for Lab Classes

Amanda Miller, Staff

December 12, 2019

This school year, the science labs got new microscopes funded by the school. Mrs. Pennington and Mrs. Pike put a request in for new microscopes at the end of last year. The school received ten Leica DM500 collegiate level microscopes and ten Leica DM300 advanced high school level microscopes. Mrs...

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