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    The Greatest Game Ever Played

    Titans volleyball takes down Kellam to capture their first state championship Hunter Langley When Kellam High School’s volleyball Coach Janice Johnson walked into The Garden for the first time, it was clear that this game was going to be different than any previous game the Titan girls volleyball team played before. Johnson had state championship rings covering her fingers; Kellam has been a volleyball powerhouse in the Virginia High School League for many years. This could have easily intimidated the T.C. players, but the then 16-0 Titans had proven time and time again that they could play against any team. When the state championship game started, Kellam’s experience in these…

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    In a Year Like No Other, Volleyball Dominates the Court

    For the second year in a row, Varsity Girls Volleyball has won the Gunston District Championship. This is the first time in the school’s history that the team has been back-to-back district champions. The team also went on to win the Occoquan 6C Region Championship and is currently undefeated, going 15-0 during the regular and playoff season.

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    ACPS School Board Changes Distancing Requirements

    Ethan Gotsch Going against the guidance of Superintendent Gregory Hutchings, the ACPS School Board passed a motion on April 8 that will change the physical distancing requirements between students to three feet from six feet when other mitigation strategies are being used, following new guidelines released by the CDC in March. School Board member Michelle Rief made the motion that ACPS move to three feet between desks “to the greatest extent possible” for the rest of the 2020-21 school year, adding, “I am committed to returning as many students as possible to in-person learning this school year.” This motion passed unanimously. According to Julia Burgos, Chief of School and Community…

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    The End of an Era: Alexandria City High School Chosen as New Name

    After months of discussion and debate, on the evening of April 8, the ACPS school board voted unanimously to give T.C. Williams High School a new name: Alexandria City High School. This name will be effective beginning July 1. On November 23, 2020, the ACPS school board made the decision to change the name of T.C. Williams High School, named after former superintendent Thomas Chambliss Williams, a staunch segregationist “whose views could not have been more inconsistent with with the vibrant, diverse, and inclusive place we know today,” as stated on ACPS’s “Identity Project” website. Students, teachers, parents, and other community members were given a chance to suggest new names…

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    From Mall to Hospital: The Newest Plan for Landmark Mall

    Once home to a multitude of shops, stores, and restaurants, the Landmark Mall now sits empty and closed. The mall has undergone several changes in the past, first opening as an outdoor mall in 1965. When Sears finally closed in 2020, Alexandria was quick to start making plans on what to do with the 52-acre site.

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    Student Opinions on Returning to School

    After almost a year of online learning T.C. students are finally returning to the building. It won’t be the same as last year, with students only going in two days a week, hardly anyone in the classrooms and of course, mask wearing. But it's a step in the right direction.

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    Student Opinions: Raising the Minimum Wage

    Ethan Gotsch On March 5, seven Democratic senators and one independent senator joined Senate Republicans to squash an effort to increase the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $15 an hour by the year 2025. While this increase didn’t make it into the final version of the most recent COVID-19 relief bill, it continues to be debated by Congress and state legislatures across the country. Theogony reached out to students, many of whom are part of the workforce or have parents whose jobs are affected by the minimum wage, to hear their opinion on the matter. Many expressed strong support for the increase. “With an increasingly competitive economy, anything less…

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    Checking in with TC Alumni, Justice Jones!

    Justice Jones has been quite busy since graduating from T.C Williams 10 years ago. Jones attended the University of Nebraska Lincoln campus, where he started out in Broadcast Journalism, then switched majors to Advertising and Public Relations. During his time at the University of Nebraska, Jones interned with Adidas, worked for the campus newspaper, The Daily Nebraskan, started the official student section organization for the athletic department with friends, and did film production for the athletic department. Following graduation from Nebraska, Jones moved back to DC to work for a multi-company sales and marketing firm, then transferred to a tech company where he has been working for the past three…